Show #8774 - Thursday, December 29, 2022

Ray Lalonde game 11.


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Rachel Cohen, a consultant from Denver, Colorado

Emily Kawaler, a bioinformatician from New York, New York

Ray Lalonde, a scenic artist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 10-day cash winnings total $285,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
The Mississippi is a stone's throw from Anheuser-Busch headquarters in this city
    $200 7
Greg Ham rocked the flute as Men at Work topped the charts singing "I come from a land" here
    $200 3
These shoulder straps for dresses can be seductively slender
    $200 27
Not surprisingly this author of "Little Women" was an early feminist
    $200 28
Feelin' kinda despondent / Got a rip in my new shoes / Don't have no receipt / So now I got the these
    $200 30
...up if this sign is illuminated
    $400 17
2022 saw the completion of a project deepening the river from 45 to 50' from its mouth to the Huey P. Long Bridge in this city
    $400 6
Johnnie Scott got about $17 for the tenor & alto flute parts on "You've Got To Hide Your Love Away" by this fairly successful band
    $400 4
Long associated with the U.S. Navy & even worn by its iconic Lone Sailor memorial, it has been replaced by a parka
    $400 22
His short story collection "Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque" was published in 1839
    $400 24
Amnesty International says sleep deprivation or prolonged solitary confinement are forms of this
    $400 29 of the unsatisfactory cars known by this fruity term
    $600 20
In 2022 a 450-foot-long, 5-deck Viking cruise ship made its first journey on the river & hit Dubuque & Davenport in this state
    $600 1
Cool jazz' Bud Shank improv-ed the solo on this song by The Mamas & The Papas that begins, "All the leaves are brown"
    $600 14
This snap-brimmed hat with a meaty name was popular for men in the 1930s & '40s
    $600 8
"I do not worry about dying" were the prophetic words of Federico García Lorca, who was put to death in 1936 during this conflict
    $600 11
2 of its 3 letters are vowels, it's a state of misery, & feel free to Bill & Ted up your response
    $600 12
...too close to the edge if you're leaning to get a view from this, part of a World Heritage Site in Tuscany
    $800 26
Have a capital time in this Wisconsin village big on its Swedish heritage that sits on Lake Pepin, the biggest lake on the river
    $800 2
"Well, it's a marvelous night for" this Van Morrison song that features Collin Tilton's tasty flute playing & tenor sax, too
    $800 15
Southern gents like Warren Beatty carry on the tradition of the light-colored suit named for this treat, also called a Good Humor suit
    DD: $3,000 9
In his 1843 essay "A Winter Walk", he mentions "the wonderful purity of nature at this season"
    $800 13
You're "in" this extreme body pain that's paired with "Ecstasy" in a 1961 book title
    $800 23
...burned; the FDA says the fair-skinned may want sunscreen with this of 15 or higher
    $1000 25
Twin facts: It's a state capital in the Upper Midwest, & its 26 miles of Mississippi riverfront are more than any other city
    $1000 5
After his exodus from Genesis, this singer planted his flute on "Solsbury Hill"
    $1000 21
Short coats & striped stockings were part of this dandyish costume from the 18th century & the song "Yankee Doodle"
    $1000 10
Shortly before her death in 1924, this author of "The Secret Garden" wrote, "As long as one has a garden, one has a future"
    $1000 19
If your place is a mess, you're living in this word with a "Q" in it, from the Latin for "dirty"
    $1000 18
...worried if you need to acquire a skill with a steep this; that actually means you can pick it up fast

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Ray Emily Rachel
$600 $1,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Emily Rachel
$1,200 $5,200 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
In the 1940s & '50s many Jewish comedians got their start in the Catskills resort area nicknamed this "Belt"
    $400 27
It's 808 for all of Hawaii
    $400 22
Oddly enough, angina can be relieved by ingesting a powerful explosive--this one that dates to 1846 will make you feel dynamite again
    $400 2
Patriotic to the core, John Cena's Peacemaker has one of these birds as a pet
    $400 29
Since this country's royal house hasn't changed in nearly 2,700 years, we never bothered to learn its name--Yamato
    $400 30
Tasting a bit like kiwi & pear, dragon fruit grows in Mexico & Central America on the Hylocereus species of this
    $800 18
In the 1930s, a Laurel & Hardy short film about trying to deliver one of these up a long flight of stairs won an Academy Award
    $800 15
It begins with a murder in the Louvre
    $800 28
This multilayered sac consists of the epicardium & a fluid that lubricates the heart for smooth contraction
    $800 6
"The Girl from Plainville" starred this actress as a young woman in the aftermath of a troubled relationship
    DD: $3,000 24
Shakespeare's Richard III mentions "the clouds that lour'd upon our house"--this ruling house with a white rose symbol
    $800 23
In Chinese myth the dragon was benevolent, exemplifying this masculine half of a complementary life force
    $1200 1
Meaning "comedy of the profession", this 16th-18th c. Italian form used stock characters like the lovers & the captain
    $1200 3
In computing, 0s & 1s are key to it
    $1200 26
If a patient goes into a-fib, short for this, the rapid uncoordinated heart rhythm can lead to a stroke
    $1200 7
He turned up on "Sea Hunt" as a kid, but an ex-CIA agent being hunted on "The Old Man" is his first starring role in a TV series
    $1200 8
Protected by camels, the first emperor of this dynasty that overthrew the Mongols is buried in Nanjing, near where the dynasty began
    $1200 19
The red dragon of Cadwaladr is on the flag of this constituent unit of the United Kingdom
    $1600 4
This ancient Greek playwright wrote about 40 comedies, including "Clouds" & "Wasps"
    $1600 13
Ancient "eye for an eye" text
    DD: $4,000 16
Maybe QB Tom doesn't make some hearts flutter fast enough, as this condition is a resting rate of less than 60 beats per minute
    $1600 12
In "We Own this City", David Simon of "The Wire" fame travels back to a familiar metropolis, this city
    $1600 9
William was a popular boys' name in this Dutch house, like of William III, king from 1849 to 1890
    $1600 20
The apocryphal "Bel & the Dragon", added to this Old Testament book, finds the title guy in a lion's den again
    $2000 5
There are plenty of laughs in this 1878 Gilbert & Sullivan operetta set aboard a Royal Navy vessel
    $2000 14
Named for its first enforcer, it policed movie production back in the day
    $2000 25
Hello... hello... this test is done with a non-invasive handheld device that uses sound waves to help view the heart's motion
    $2000 11
Adam Scott's work-life balance cuts 2 very distinctive ways as a Lumon employee on this Apple TV+ drama
    $2000 10
Karl of this house that ruled much of Central Europe for hundreds of years served in the European parliament in the 1990s
    $2000 21
The largest lizard species, it mostly eats carrion but has been known to ambush a pig or deer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Emily Rachel
$13,200 $14,200 $11,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Each morning she began her ride in her chariot across the sky ahead of her brother Sol, or Helios

Final scores:

Ray Emily Rachel
$26,400 $1,999 $22,800
11-day champion: $311,500 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ray Emily Rachel
$16,200 $12,000 $15,800
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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Game tape date: 2022-10-26
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