Responses for show #8291 - Monday, November 30, 2020

Ryan Hemmel game 4.

Contestants

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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 responses

ANNUAL EVENTS
AUTHORS' MIDDLE NAMES
(Alex: Give us the better known middle name used by each author.)
THE BIRDS & THE BEES
MULTICOLORED
SPORTS JOES
YIDDISH
    $200 13
Oktoberfest

Ben!
    $200 15
(Alex: Good, we got two correct responses in that category.)

Dashiell

Tracy
    $200 26
an ostrich

Tracy
    $200 16
the Red Crescent

Tracy
    $200 5
(Joe) Namath

Ryan
    $200 25
money

Tracy
    $400 11
crossword puzzles

Ryan
    $400 7
Annie

Triple Stumper
    $500 27
(Tracy: What are drone bees?)

solitary bees

Tracy
    $400 17
a yellow streak

Ryan
    $400 4
Joe Montana

Ben!
    $400 24
noshing

Triple Stumper
    $600 8
the Virgin Mary

Ryan
    $600 6
(Tracy: What is Buck?)

Zane

Tracy
Triple Stumper
    $600 28
the spoonbill

Tracy
    $600 18
the Greens

Ben!
    $600 3
(Joe) Louis

Ryan
    $600 23
to schlep

Ben!
    $800 9
Coachella

Ryan
    $800 10
Colson

Triple Stumper
    $800 29
a falcon

Ryan
    $800 19
(Ben!: What is the moon?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)

a blue moon

Ben!
    $800 2
DiMaggio

Ryan
    $800 22
schlemiel & schlimazel

Triple Stumper
    $1000 12
tulips

Ryan
    $1000 14
August

Ryan
    $1000 30
Indonesia

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
a shrinking violet

Triple Stumper
    $1000 1
Joe Buck

Ben!
    $1000 21
(Ben!: What is kitsch??)

schlock

Ben!
Triple Stumper

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 responses

GEOGRAPHY
IT CAME FROM CROWDFUNDING!
3 C's
WORDS IN THE SONG
HAVING AN ARGUMENT
A ROYAL PAIN
    $400 1
Quebec

Ben!
    $400 23
(Ben!: What is Dirtbag?)

Fleabag

RyanBen!
    $400 6
microscopic

Ben!
    $400 8
"Call Me Maybe"

Ryan
    $400 30
inductive

Ben!
    $400 16
King Tut

Ryan
    $1,000 5
(1 of) Paraguay (or Bolivia)

Tracy
    $800 22
kittens

Tracy
    $800 7
cockscomb

Tracy
    $800 9
"I Shot The Sheriff"

Ben!
    $6,000 29
a rebuttal

Ryan
    $800 25
King George III

Ben!
    $1200 4
the Caspian Sea

Tracy
    $1200 21
Veronica Mars

Tracy
    $1200 13
encyclical

Triple Stumper
    $1200 10
(Tracy: Ooh.)
(Ryan: What is "Somebody Who Loves Me"?)

"I Wanna Dance With Somebody"

RyanTracy
Triple Stumper
    $1200 28
to beg

Ryan
    $1200 17
Rasputin

Ryan
    $1600 3
Lhasa

Ben!
    $1600 20
Soylent

Ryan
    $1600 14
(Ben!: What is capicola?)

carpaccio

RyanBen!
    $1600 11
(Alex: You got it.)
(Ben!: I feel that right now.)
[Laughter]

"I Wanna Be Sedated"

Ben!
    $1600 27
stronger

Triple Stumper
    $1600 18
(Alex: Yes, [*], the father of Alexander the Great.)

Philip (II)

Ryan
    $2000 2
(Ben!: What is India?)

Turkey

Ben!
Triple Stumper
    $2000 24
Neil Young

Ben!
    $2000 15
anticlimactic

Ryan
    $2000 12
"Ironic"

Ryan
    $2000 26
ad hominem

Ryan
    $2000 19
(Alex: You should have rung in, Tracy, you knew that; don't be shy.)

Juan Carlos

Triple Stumper

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 responses

COMEDY MOVIES
(Alex: In the original script it was found at the Holy Grail Counter at Harrods.)
...
(Alex: Oh, this is the James Holzhauer time. What's the significance of the 523?)
(Ryan: My father's birthday.)
TracyWhat is?
$2,501
Ben!What is? thanks to all who helped me get here
$6,158
RyanWhat is Monty Python + the Holy Grail?
$523
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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:

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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