Show #8290 - Friday, November 27, 2020

Ryan Hemmel game 3.


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Chandy McCarty, a civil engineer from Phoenix, Arizona

Gabriel Ostler, a swim instructor from Orinda, California

Ryan Hemmel, a legal technology professional from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
In 1979 this horror master said, "Most of the market for my stuff is in paperbacks", but he's done okay in hardcover, too
    $200 27
The name of this system that's used to detect & locate objects is a palindrome & an acronym
    $200 5
Stuff the Magic Dragon:
This NBA city
    $200 28
It's a portable radio transmitter & receiver for 2-way communication
    $200 29
99.9% of all U.S. businesses, small businesses are defined as having fewer than this many employees, D to the Romans
    $200 24
You get really high up hang-gliding over Bogota, this country's capital--already pretty high up at nearly 9,000 feet
    $400 21
Crush your enemies & name this Robert E. Howard barbarian whose "Collected Adventures" are collected in paperback
    $400 10
In 2019 Kelley Blue Book named this Honda coupe Best Buy of the Year among compact cars
    $400 4
An NHL bird
    $400 26
Nickname for the 1992 U.S. men's Olympic basketball squad
    $400 25
A small business owner must take in more than $400 annually to be subject to self-employment these
    $400 23
Seal Island just off this South African capital is a good place to swim with sharks--if you have a sturdy enough cage
    DD: $5,000 20
In 2020 this late, great writer was back on the paperback bestseller list with "The Bluest Eye", her debut novel
    $600 8
A classic palindrome is this 3-word introduction
    $600 3
The horse-like Miles:
In the NFL's AFC West
    $600 9
Slang for a cocktail party that takes place during a trip around the harbor
    $600 17
Small businesses create over 10 times more of these exclusive invention registrations per employee than large companies
    $600 18
Class II-IV this type of rafting is available right in the heart of Oklahoma City on the Oklahoma River
    $800 12
When it comes to "L is for Lawless" & "C is for Corpse", "G" is for this bestselling mystery author
    $800 7
It's the type of device seen here
    $800 2
Sourdough Sam:
An NFL miner
    $800 15
Varieties of this hot cocoa mix include unicorn marshmallows & marshmallow lovers
    $800 16
With wings or not, this type of investor provides seed money from his own pocket in exchange for equity in the business
    $800 13
On the Flight of the Gibbon tour near Bangkok, you can soar above the Thai rain forest on these inclined cables
    $1000 11
This man who's given us "Goosebumps" has sold more than 400 million books
    $1000 6
Tumbling on soft mats is naturally part of the fun at this place where kids can take classes & have birthday parties
    $1000 1
A Midwestern MLB mascot
    $1000 14
Hyphenated term for someone old-fashioned & out of touch
    $1000 22
Per the National Small Business Association, more than 30% of U.S. small businesses operate as these, LLCs
    $1000 19
These 2 major airports make it tough to skydive over Paris--but there is a drop zone north of the capital

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

Ryan Gabriel Chandy
$2,000 $6,600 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Gabriel Chandy
$4,800 $3,200 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
U.S. schoolkids began reciting this as part of Columbus Day observances in 1892
    $400 21
Less than a year before this young actor's 1955 death, Dennis Stock took the photo of him known as "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
    $400 30
Corridors of water vapor such as the Pineapple Express are called atmospheric these & carry more moisture than the Amazon
    $400 29
From the Egyptian for "great house" came this term for any of the great & ancient rulers of Egypt
    $400 13
In Genesis 21 she bore Abraham a son at age 90
    $400 1
A robber who gains entry by climbing
    $800 8
Term for the limited allocation of goods on the WWII home front; for gasoline & coffee, it began in fall 1942
    $800 20
Reprised in 2020, it's Keanu Reeves' most excellent role
    $800 24
Lenticular clouds, which usually form near mountains, are also called these clouds, because they can be mistaken for the weird phenomena
    DD: $9,000 26
The person with this title is the leader of the Yellow Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhists
    $800 16
Before 2 letters were transposed, Ms. Winfrey was originally named for this sister-in-law of Ruth
    $800 3
Avalon is the only incorporated city on this resort island off the coast of Southern California
    $1200 5
In the 1859 "Pig War", the U.S. & this country nearly came to blows over ownership of the San Juan Islands
    $1200 17
This Australian actress' dad Peter Watts was a sound engineer for Pink Floyd
    DD: $3,500 23
Air pollution is made worse by the reactive type of this gas that makes up more than 3/4 of the atmosphere
    $1200 10
Eagle insignia led to the military slang term "full bird" this rank
    $1200 15
In the Gospel of John, she went to the disciples & told them that she had seen the risen Lord at his tomb
    $1200 4
A subterranean burial chamber
    $1600 6
In 1892 John Muir co-founded this organization dedicated to protecting the great outdoors
    $1600 25
This "Westworld" star can put OBE after her name having received the honor for her services to film & charity
    $1600 22
On atmospheric entry, Mach 25 speeds create super-high temps., hence this 2-word item on the Apollo & Mercury spacecraft
    $1600 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Memento Park in Budapest, Hungary.) Budapest's Memento Park may make you exclaim, "Cool"; Hungarians exclaim, "Király" which also means this, like Béla IV or Ladislaus I
    $1600 14
The wife of King Ahab, this mean queen introduced him to the worship of Baal
    $1600 2
Lepidopteran larva
    $2000 7
Known as the "Pathfinder", this soldier-explorer mapped most of the Oregon Trail in the 1840s with Kit Carson
    $2000 28
"Bonanza" & "All My Children" actor David Canary was the great-great-nephew of Martha Jane Cannary, aka this Wild West woman
    $2000 27
On a commercial flight, you'll spend most of your time in the lower stratosphere before descending through this layer to Earth
    $2000 18
Deposed in 1797, Ludovico Manin was the last of these Venetian rulers
    $2000 19
Miriam was the sister of these 2 important figures of Exodus
    $2000 12
It's a question & answer method of religious instruction

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Gabriel Chandy
$19,400 $14,700 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 6 mainland African countries through which the equator passes, this landlocked nation is last alphabetically

Final scores:

Ryan Gabriel Chandy
$29,401 $2 $8,200
3-day champion: $78,203 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ryan Gabriel Chandy
$11,200 $17,400 $12,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2020-09-14
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