Show #8291 - Monday, November 30, 2020

Ryan Hemmel game 4.


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Ben Ring, an accountant originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania

Tracy Arwari, a college administrator originally from Newport News, Virginia

Ryan Hemmel, a legal technology professional from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $78,203)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Give us the better known middle name used by each author.)
    $200 13
In fall grab your beer stein & head to Munich for this 2-week-long celebration
    $200 15
"Thin Man" author Samuel Hammett
    $200 26
Big bird, indeed! One of these can grow to over 8 feet tall
    $200 16
The Ottoman Empire wanted the Red Cross to be named this in the Islamic world, & eventually, it happened
    $200 5
He was MVP of Super Bowl III
    $200 25
There's no guilt in knowing that "gelt" is this; you'll receive some with a correct response
    $400 11
An annual competition for solvers of these began in 1978; points were given for correct letters in the grids
    $400 7
Novelist Edna Proulx
    DD: $500 27
Mason & carpenter bees are classified as this type that practices social distancing full time
    $400 17
Someone cowardly has one of these "down his back", often "a mile wide"
    $400 4
He was MVP of Super Bowl XXIV
    $400 24
Sometimes in the middle of the night I'll head to the kitchen & do some of this, from the Yiddish for "snacking"
    $600 8
Lyon's Fête des Lumières is held around December the 8th, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception which celebrates her
    $600 6
Western scribe Pearl Grey
    $600 28
Seen here is the roseate species of this bird, named for the shape of its beak
    $600 18
This colorful group won over 8% of the vote in Germany in 1987
    $600 3
He was world heavyweight champ from 1937 to 1949
    $600 23
This verb means to haul or move with effort
    $800 9
The Empire Polo Club in Indio, California hosts this annual music festival as well as the Stagecoach Festival
    $800 10
Pulitzer winner Arch Whitehead
    $800 29
The peregrine species of this bird is known to dive at 200 miles per hour
    $800 19
The Marcels sang of this celestial body, "you saw me standing alone, without a dream in my heart"
    $800 2
The Yankees retired his No. 5 in 1952
    $800 22
The opening to "Laverne & Shirley" used these 2 Yiddish words, one meaning an oaf, the other, an unlucky person
    $1000 12
From mid-March to mid-May, Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands hosts an annual festival of these flowers
    $1000 14
The dramatic Johan Strindberg
    $1000 30
About 4 times larger than a honeybee, the rare Wallace's giant is native to this country's North Moluccas Islands
    $1000 20
Someone who is incredibly shy can be a wallflower or one of these purple plants
    $1000 1
In 2011 he battled a vocal cord virus while doing play-by-play for FOX
    $1000 21
This word for cheap & shoddily made goods now usually refers to cheap or shoddily made entertainment

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

Ryan Tracy Ben!
$5,400 -$400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Tracy Ben!
$6,600 $300 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

3 C's
    $400 1
New Hampshire shares a 58-mile border with this Canadian province
    $400 23
Before it was an Emmy-winning TV show, this was a one-woman show Phoebe Waller-Bridge partially funded on Kickstarter
    $400 6
Adjective meaning so small it can't be seen with the naked eye
    $400 8
"I just met you & this is crazy, but here's my number"
    $400 30
"My car has started every day. So my car will start today" is an example of this type of argument, the counterpart of deductive
    $400 16
His mummy revealed that this "boy king" of Ancient Egypt had a cleft palate, foot deformities, malaria & a busted leg
    DD: $1,000 5
One of the 2 landlocked South American nations; both have Spanish & Guarani as official languages
    $800 22
A Kickstarter success was the card game called "Exploding" these cute little animals; laser pointers can defuse them
    $800 7
3-"c" word for the thin red feature on top of a rooster's head
    $800 9
"But I didn't shoot the deputy"
    DD: $6,000 29
Senator, 2 minutes for this segment of a debate, to attack elements of the prior argument such as its assumptions or its relevance
    $800 25
The madness of this king, perhaps caused by porphyria, a buildup of natural chemicals, ended on Jan. 29, 1820
    $1200 4
Port cities on this sea include Makhachkala, Russia & Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan
    $1200 21
This Kristen Bell detective show was on UPN & The CW before it was a Kickstarter-funded movie; season 4 was on Hulu
    $1200 13
It's a pastoral letter written by the pope on matters of doctrine
    $1200 10
"I wanna feel the heat with somebody"
    $1200 28
To do this to "the question" is a logical error in argument, but now it's often used to mean simply "bring up the question"
    $1200 17
This Siberian peasant helped ease the suffering of the czar's hemophiliac son
    $1600 3
Home of the Dalai Lama until he fled the Chinese occupation in 1959, Potala Palace towers over this city
    $1600 20
This meal-replacement drink isn't made from people but sounds like a "green" sci-fi food that was
    $1600 14
In Italian cuisine, this preparation of thinly sliced beef makes for appetizing appetizers
    $1600 11
"Hurry hurry hurry before I go insane"
    $1600 27
An argument a fortiori, from Latin for this comparative word, is like "If turtles are slow, turtles in molasses must also be slow"
    $1600 18
In 336 B.C. Pausanias, a young Macedonian, killed this king; no trial--the assassin got killed on the spot
    $2000 2
This nation's 81 provinces include Batman, Van & Hatay
    $2000 24
Long after he was "Rockin' In The Free World", this singer raised more than $6 million for Pono, his music player
    $2000 15
Adjective for a letdown, like the end of "The Epic of Gilgamesh"--the hero's quest for a magic plant... ends without it
    $2000 12
"It's a black fly in your Chardonnay"
    $2000 26
This Latin phrase once meant arguing by appealing to someone's personal feelings; now it means an irrelevant personal attack
    $2000 19
In 2012 some Spaniards were not sympathetic to this 74-year-old king who injured his hip on an elephant-hunting expedition

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Tracy Ben!
$25,800 $4,100 $6,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the original script for this 1975 film, the title object was finally found in London's Harrods department store

Final scores:

Ryan Tracy Ben!
$26,323 $1,599 $442
4-day champion: $104,526 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Tracy Ben!
$20,600 $4,400 $6,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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Game tape date: 2020-09-15
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