Jeopardy! Round, Double Jeopardy! Round, or Tiebreaker Round clues (80 results returned)

#8305, aired 2020-12-18LITERATURE $2000: This playwright's "The Children's Hour" was inspired by a real case suggested by Dashiell Hammett (Lillian) Hellman
#8291, aired 2020-11-30AUTHORS' MIDDLE NAMES $200: "Thin Man" author Samuel Hammett Dashiell
#8046, aired 2019-09-09LAST NAME FLOW-TOGETHERS $800: Lena, one of TV's "Girls", & Dashiell, who wrote about hard-boiled men Dunhammett
#7762, aired 2018-05-15MYSTERIES & THRILLERS $2000: "The Thin Man" by this author is about a former detective & his rich wife solving a murder amid high society Dashiell Hammett
#7716, aired 2018-03-12LITERARY L.A. $1200: In this author's "The Long Goodbye", Philip Marlowe is living on Yucca Ave. & drinking at Victor's Raymond Chandler
#7711, aired 2018-03-05FACTS ABOUT FICTION $800: Dashiell Hammett introduced Sam Spade in this novel The Maltese Falcon
#7667, aired 2018-01-02SHORT STORIES $600: Dashiell Hammett also wrote stories bout this detective, including "Too Many Have Lived" Sam Spade
#7558, aired 2017-06-21LITERARY HODGEPODGE $1000: Dashiell Hammett dedicated "The Thin Man" to this fellow writer & longtime love Lillian Hellman
#7527, aired 2017-05-09PEOPLE ON THE PAGE $1600: The archetype of the hard-boiled detective, Sam Spade was created by this author & featured in "The Maltese Falcon" Dashiell Hammett
#7276, aired 2016-04-11"D.H." $1000: His 1961 N.Y. Times obituary called him "The dean of the so-called 'hard-boiled' school of detective fiction" Dashiell Hammett
#7181, aired 2015-11-302 FOR THE LITERARY TAKING $1600: Nick & Nora Charles are the crime-solving duo in this 1934 novel by Dashiell Hammett The Thin Man
#7098, aired 2015-06-24A BIT ABOUT AUTHORS $2000: For refusing to testify against fellow Communists, this "Maltese Falcon" author spent 5 months in prison Dashiell Hammett
#6980, aired 2015-01-09ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY $2000: A veteran of both world wars, this creator of Sam Spade was buried in Arlington in 1961 Dashiell Hammett
#6956, aired 2014-12-08THE NICK OF TIME $800: In 1938 Dashell Hammett created this amateur detective & husband in "The Thin Man" Nick & Nora Charles
#6734, aired 2013-12-19LITERARY LANDMARKS $1200: In the late 1920s Dashiell Hammett lived in an apt. at 891 Post St. in San Francisco, also this detective's address Sam Spade
#6634, aired 2013-06-20LITERARY LATE BLOOMERS $800: When he was 51 Raymond Chandler published this debut novel, later a Bogart film The Big Sleep
#6603, aired 2013-05-08BAD JOB INTERVIEW RESPONSES $600: "Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" Replacing Kirk Hammett as lead guitarist of this "Unforgiven" band Metallica
#6520, aired 2013-01-11PRIVATE EYE Q $400: This P.I. is Raymond Chandler's most famous creation Philip Marlowe
#6508, aired 2012-12-26TALK OF THE TOWN $800: "I guess God made Boston on a wet Sunday", wrote this mystery novelist; maybe the town put him into a "big sleep" Raymond Chandler
#6504, aired 2012-12-20AUTHORS' FORMER JOBS $600: The man behind Sam Spade, he worked for 8 years as a detective for the Pinkerton agency Dashiell Hammett
#6393, aired 2012-06-06BORN & DIED: AUTHORS EDITION $3,000 (Daily Double): Born 1894, became Hellman's man in 1930, case solved for good 1961 Dashiell Hammett
#6011, aired 2010-11-01A NOVEL SUM-UP $1600: Sam Spade Hammetts it up with Brigid O'Shaughnessy; a black piece of art causes all kinds of...heck The Maltese Falcon
#5972, aired 2010-07-27I LOVE A MYSTERY $800: In this Dashiell Hammett novel, Effie Perine describes her boss' client by saying, "She's a knockout" The Maltese Falcon
#5912, aired 2010-05-04AMERICAN DRAMATISTS $800: This longtime love of Dashiell Hammett was the inspiration for Nora Charles in Hammett's "Thin Man" series Lillian Hellman
#5832, aired 2010-01-12FAMOUS SHAMUS $400: You can find this Mickey Spillane tough guy in "The Big Kill" & "My Gun Is Quick" Mike Hammer
#5796, aired 2009-11-23SOUNDS THAT KITTIES MAKE $600: In "The Maltese Falcon", Dashiell Hammett wrote, "'That will be excellent,' Gutman" did this purred
#5774, aired 2009-10-22NAME THE AUTHOR $2000: "It's all right, Miles," Spade told him. "Come in. Miss Wonderly, this is Mr. Archer, my partner" Dashiell Hammett
#5766, aired 2009-10-12ALLITERATIVE NOVEL PERSONAGES $400: Dashiell Hammett referred to this private eye as the "Blond Satan" Sam Spade
#5661, aired 2009-03-30AUTHORS & THEIR SLEUTHS $200: Sam Spade Dashiell Hammett
#5659, aired 2009-03-26LEAN SCREEN $800: Early Lean films included adaptations of this man's plays "Brief Encounter" & "Blithe Spirit" Noel Coward
#5612, aired 2009-01-20AMERICAN, LIT $1600: "Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine", he wrote in "The Long Goodbye" Raymond Chandler
#5238, aired 2007-05-23AUTHORS $800: This author's work as a private detective with Pinkerton lent authenticity to "The Maltese Falcon" (Dashiell) Hammett
#5131, aired 2006-12-25FAMOUS COUPLES $7,000 (Daily Double): They were the subject of a 1999 TV movie, "Dash and Lilly" Dashiell Hammett & Lillian Hellman
#4973, aired 2006-04-05BEASTLY LIT $800: 1930: Bird is the word for Dashiell Hammett in this mystery The Maltese Falcon
#4948, aired 2006-03-01IT'S A MYSTERY! $400: This detecting couple whom Dashiell Hammett introduced in "The Thin Man" had a dog named Asta Nick & Nora Charles
#4827, aired 2005-09-1320th CENTURY POP CULTURE $800: On radio this Hammett hero ended each episode's case summary to Effie with "Period. End of report" Sam Spade
#4799, aired 2005-06-16WRITERS AT REST $600: It doesn't take a P.I. like his Sam Spade to find this man's grave at Arlington; it's in Section 12, Lot 508 Dashiell Hammett
#4781, aired 2005-05-23THE SMART SET $1000: His 1st published story, "The Parthian Shot", ran in The Smart Set in 1922, before he began doing his spadework Dashiell Hammett
#4691, aired 2005-01-17OLD-TIME RADIO $400: Howard Duff became a star in "The Adventures of" this Dashiell Hammett "Detective" Sam Spade
#4665, aired 2004-12-10LITERARY BEFORE & AFTER $2000: Dashiell Hammett's "Thin Man" detective couple who sip cocktails, solve crimes & write books like "Bleak House" Nick and Nora Charles Dickens
#4510, aired 2004-03-2620th CENTURY PEOPLE $600: This lover of Lillian Hellman is credited with creating the hard-boiled type of detective fiction Dashiell Hammett
#4299, aired 2003-04-17I'LL HAVE THE "HAM" $800: He wrote hard-boiled detective novels like "The Maltese Falcon" & "The Thin Man" Dashiell Hammett
#4005, aired 2002-01-18LITERARY CROSSWORDS CLUES "T" $600: Adjective for Hammett's title "Man" (4) Thin
#3930, aired 2001-10-05LAST COMPLETE NOVEL $1,400 (Daily Double): "The Thin Man" (1934) Dashiell Hammett
#3889, aired 2001-06-28AUTHORS ON FILM $1000: In "Julia", Jane Fonda played Lillian Hellman & Jason Robards played this author, her lover Dashiell Hammett
#3827, aired 2001-04-03WHERE'S THE BODY? AUTHOR'S EDITION $400: Want to dig up the dirt on Dashiell Hammett? Head to this noted Virginia cemetery Arlington National Cemetery
#3817, aired 2001-03-20AUTHORS & THEIR SLEUTHS $600: Sam Spade Dashiell Hammett
#3743, aired 2000-12-06BOOKS & AUTHORS $200: The title of this Dashiell Hammett novel refers to the chap Nick & Nora Charles are looking for "The Thin Man"
#3615, aired 2000-04-28TV MOVIES $600: "Dash and Lily" paired Sam Shepard & Judy Davis as these 2 writers who were longtime lovers Dashiell Hammett & Lillian Hellman
#3579, aired 2000-03-09STATES' MEN $400: Francis Scott Key, Dashiell Hammett, Cal Ripken, Jr. Maryland
#3518, aired 1999-12-15FICTIONAL DETECTIVES $400: Desperate for money, he churned out "The Thin Man" in 1934, creating Nick & Nora Charles Dashiell Hammett
#3468, aired 1999-10-06LITERARY LOCALES $600: Dashiell Hammett's "The Maltese Falcon" plays out darkly in this California city San Francisco
#3374, aired 1999-04-15FICTIONAL CHARACTERS $600: He based Nora Charles of "The Thin Man" on his friend Lillian Hellman Dashiell Hammett
#3359, aired 1999-03-25WRITERS' RHYME TIME $1000: Playwright David's collection of Dashiell's detective stories Mamet's Hammetts
#3351, aired 1999-03-15CURSES! $500: One of this former Pinkerton detective's first hard-boiled novels was "The Dain Curse" Dashiell Hammett
#3017, aired 1997-10-14FICTIONAL DETECTIVES $600: Before Nick & Nora Charles, he created the nameless Continental Op Dashiell Hammett
#2982, aired 1997-07-15LITERATURE $1,000 (Daily Double): "The Big Knockover", a collection of his stories & short novels, was edited by Lillian Hellman Dashiell Hammett
#2804, aired 1996-11-07LITERATURE $800: This 1934 Dashiel Hammett novel introduced former detective Nick Charles & his wife Nora The Thin Man
#2769, aired 1996-09-19NOVELS $600: Casper Gutman & his gunsel Wilmer are characters in this Dashiell Hammett novel The Maltese Falcon
#2162, aired 1994-01-18BOOKS & AUTHORS $300: Though he lived until 1961, he didn't complete another novel until after 1934's "The Thin Man" Dashiell Hammett
#2082, aired 1993-09-28BOOKS & AUTHORS $400: This author dedicated "The Thin Man" to playwright Lillian Hellman Dashiell Hammett
#2040, aired 1993-06-18AUTHORS' BIRTHPLACES $200: He was from St. Mary's County, Maryland, but set Sam Spade's office in San Francisco Dashiell Hammett
#1667, aired 1991-11-26MIDDLE NAMES $300: Former Pinkerton detective Samuel Hammett wrote under this middle name Dashiell
#1353, aired 1990-06-20SCREENWRITERS $200: She adapted her play "Watch on the Rhine" for the screen with the help of Dashiell Hammett Lillian Hellman
#1300, aired 1990-04-06BOOKS OF THE '80S $600: Robert D. Parker's "Poodle Springs" is based on this author's unfinished Philip Marlowe novel Raymond Chandler
#1281, aired 1990-03-12PLAYWRIGHTS $600: She married fellow playwright Arthur Kober but never tied the knot with Dashiell Hammett Lillian Hellman
#1172, aired 1989-10-10FICTIONAL DETECTIVES $500: Paul Newman's "Harper" character was actually this private eye created by Ross MacDonald Lew Archer
#1168, aired 1989-10-04MYSTERIES $300: Although this former Pinkerton investigator only wrote 1 "Thin Man" novel, a series of 6 films was made Dashiell Hammett
#1147, aired 1989-09-05AMERICAN AUTHORS $1000: In 1965 Lillian Hellman re-issued 5 of his detective novels Dashiell Hammett
#1085, aired 1989-04-28FICTIONAL CHARACTERS $400: He created dapper Nick Charles & hard-boiled Sam Spade Dashiell Hammett
#1010, aired 1989-01-13WORLD TRAVEL $1000: U.S. city in which you can follow cabbie Don Herron on a tour of the Dashiell Hammett Trail San Francisco
#1003, aired 1989-01-041968 $400: A survey of 70 years of best sellers had 7 of his hardboiled titles in the top 25 Mickey Spillane
#971, aired 1988-11-21THE FUNNIES $500: Hard-boiled mystery writer who supplied scripts for the Secret Agent X-9 strip Dashiell Hammett
#872, aired 1988-05-24MOVIE AUTHORS $400: Jason Robards won an Oscar for this role, Lillian Hellman's lover, in "Julia" Dashiell Hammett
#673, aired 1987-07-08REMAKES $100: Dashiell Hammett thriller filmed in 1931 & again in 1936, but Huston & Bogart did it right in 1941 The Maltese Falcon
#636, aired 1987-05-18AUTHORS $600: This author's real 1st name was the one he gave to his detective Sam Spade Dashiell Hammett
#591, aired 1987-03-16MOVIE PAIRS $400: William Powell & Myrna Loy played this Dashiell Hammett couple in 6 movies Nick and Nora Charles
#13, aired 1984-09-26WOMEN AUTHORS $1000: Long-time companion of Dashiell Hammett, she was played in "Julia" by Jane Fonda Lillian Hellman
#9, aired 1984-09-20MYSTERIES $100: Dashiell Hammett detective played on the screen by Humphrey Bogart Sam Spade
#1, aired 1983-09-18SAMS $100: Created by Dashiell Hammett, played by Humphrey Bogart Sam Spade

Final Jeopardy! Round clues (2 results returned)

#8053, aired 2019-09-18THE 1940s: This nickname for a history-changing weapon of 1945 came from a character in "The Maltese Falcon" Fat Man
#3108, aired 1998-02-18AUTHORS: He claimed that as a Pinkerton detective, he had worked the Fatty Arbuckle & Nicky Arnstein cases Dashiell Hammett

Players (1 result returned)

Buddy Hammett, a customer service specialist from Douglasville, Georgia Season 29 player (2013-01-22).
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