Yesterday — 10/23/2020 — the Jeopardy! clew crew spun yet another variant on their long years of Hammett-related questions. First time I recall Sam Spade’s papa invading scrambled words turf. What next??? — math and science?
In the first round.
Category: Anagrams, How Novel!
The $400 clew:
Hard-boiled favorite about a pilfered avian: “Heels of Cattleman”
Jamelle, a Crime Scene Analyst, jumped on it and asked:
“What is The Maltese Falcon?”