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    $800 12
The highest point on this Indonesian island is Mount Agung, known as "the navel of the world"

Show #8292 - Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Ryan Hemmel game 5.


Denise Pool, a stay-at-home mother and volunteer from Yorba Linda, California

T.J. Tallie, an assistant professor of African history from San Diego, California

Ryan Hemmel, a legal technology professional from Los Angeles, California (4-day champion whose cash winnings total $104,526)

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You identify the president for us.)
    $200 24
The white part of an apple slice turns brown because of exposure to this gas
    $200 14
Dietrich Mateschitz launched this energy drink in Austria in 1987
    $200 5
In wrestling you "go to the" this; in another sense it means to take up someone's cause in a dispute
    $200 16
A writer joked that this HBO mob drama "should be called 'Jersey Boys' and 'Jersey Boys' should be called" this HBO mob drama
    $200 6
Kathleen Sebelius gave 'em Health, & Human Services, too; so did Sylvia Mathews Burwell
    $200 10
This type of chair sounds like it's filled with legumes
    $400 25
The hardest tissue in the body, it covers the crown of a tooth
    $400 15
John Bull is the personification of this nation
    $400 4
Done in certain races, passing this item to another means bestowing your power on someone else
    $400 17
(Dax Shepard presents the clue.) One of my first jobs in show biz was helping Ashton Kutcher with his pranks on this MTV show
    $400 7
Dick Cheney, Secretary of Defense; Lamar Alexander getting an education
    $400 11
Time to kick back & settle into one of these easy chairs; La-Z-Boy offers a Ruby Wall one
    $600 26
3-letter name of the first drug approved by the FDA for the purpose of prolonging the lives of HIV & aids patients
    $600 21
Many models of this Italian car are named for famous bulls or breeds of bulls
    DD: $1,000 3
When you "draw" this in a boxing or fencing bout, you've inflicted the initial suffering in the contest
    $600 18
"Reichenbach Falls" was the penultimate episode of this CBS series in 2019
    $600 8
Andrew Cuomo developed at HUD, Robert Reich worked at Labor
    $600 12
A little old place where we can get together, this small, 2-person upholstered piece is also called a courting chair
    $800 27
Procyon is the brightest star in this constellation also known as the little dog
    $800 22
A bull is the logo of this financial company founded by guys named Charles & Edmund
    $800 2
In horseracing the finish of a race is this 11-letter distance, sounding like something you might do after a nap at your house
    $800 19
Don Messick voiced Bamm-Bamm, Papa Smurf & this mystery-solving dog
    $800 9
Abraham Ribicoff at H.E.W.; the Attorney General, a guy the president knew from childhood
    $800 13
French gives us the name of this 2-word "long chair" often seen poolside; a mimosa is optional
    $1000 30
Isolated females of this largest living lizard, a type of monitor, sometimes reproduce without having their eggs fertilized by males
    $1000 23
A highlight of the July San Fermin Festival in this city is the Encierro, the Running of the Bulls
    $1000 1
To win a car race you'll have to "take" one of these banners; the British spell it with a "Q"
    $1000 20
This "Kitchen Nightmares" man received an O.B.E. in 2006
    $1000 28
Herbert Hoover had the Commerce gig; Albert Fall was crooked in the Interior
    $1000 29
A fighting chair isn't for boxing but for this sport; an adjustable footrest helps with balance as you battle 500-lb. foes below

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

Ryan T.J.! Denise
$3,600 -$400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan T.J.! Denise
$8,200 $3,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Ernest Hemingway's classic short story "The Snows of" this place
    $400 8
Baozhu, a Chinese word for firecracker, means "exploding" this woody grass--early fireworks were made from it
    $400 10
Named for the man whose ship visited the region in 1770, the Cook Strait separates the 2 main islands of this nation
    $400 5
Hinkspiel is a German version of this kid's game that involves not treading on lines
    $400 20
The short story "The Gold Bug" is about treasure supposedly buried by the pirate known as "Captain" him
    $400 15
Before a big jump in a 1969 film, the Sundance Kid says, "I can't swim" & this character says, "The fall will probably kill ya"
    $800 2
Her trilogy that includes "My Antonia"
    $800 9
In 2020 this state's Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival set a record for largest aerial firework with a 2,800-pound shell
    $800 12
The highest point on this Indonesian island is Mount Agung, known as "the navel of the world"
    $800 6
He received a 1986 Best Supporting Actor nomination for his performance in "Hoosiers"
    $800 16
In 1492 Martín & Vincente Pinzón commanded these 2 craft while Columbus captained the flagship
    $800 23
In "The Fugitive" Harrison Ford eludes capture by this 3-named actor by taking a plunge from great heights to escape
    $1200 3
This executive chairman & former Disney CEO's memoir "The Ride of a Lifetime"
    DD: $2,000 14
From Greek words meaning "fire" & "art", this is the craft of making & shooting off fireworks
    $1200 13
The famed canals shine for the Light Festival held in winter in this city of Western Europe
    $1200 19
"All ball we all play ball" is a line from this Dr. Seuss book
    $1200 28
In 1813 Capt. James Lawrence implored his men on the frigate Chesapeake, "Don't" do this, later a rally cry for the war
    $1200 22
In this movie based on a James Fenimore Cooper novel, Alice doesn't want to go with Magua, so she leaps from a cliff to her death
    $1600 4
All of the novels in Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi series beginning with this 1965 novel
    $1600 24
We give 10 stars to this firework named for a European city, which often has 10 exploding stars packed into a tube
    $1600 11
Alberta & 2 others are collectively called these "Provinces" & are the great grain-producing region of Canada
    $1600 18
This dish of black-eyed peas is a favorite in southern households on New Year's Day
    $1600 17
In 1847 Francis Crozier took over the Northwest Passage expedition of Erebus & this ship, the title of an AMC show
    $1600 21
This actor who played Superman jumps from a plane in "M.I.--Fallout" but can't fly & needs to be rescued by Tom Cruise
    $2000 7
This Italian playwright's "Six Characters in Search of an Author"
    $2000 25
You can make a safer type of the "black" this reptile with baking soda & sugar--it produces CO2 & carbon ash
    $2000 26
This 12,000-square-mile plain of East-Central Africa is home to an annual migration of more than a million wildebeest
    $2000 27
Ancient Greek soldiers known for their expertise in fighting in tight formations
    DD: $5,000 29
In a maritime fable Captain Falkenberg endlessly traverses the North Sea in this spectral craft
    $2000 30
Pedro gets "3 feet of air" in a sweet jump off a bicycle ramp in this 2004 comedy; the title character meets his Waterloo, wiping out

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan T.J.! Denise
$8,800 $16,200 $7,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

Roland Garros, for whom the French Open stadium is named, gained fame with the 460-mile 1st solo flight across this body of water

Final scores:

Ryan T.J.! Denise
$1,399 $18,200 $14,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ryan T.J.! Denise
$13,400 $15,400 $7,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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