Responses for show #3068 - Wednesday, December 24, 1997

Contestants

Cathy Friedman, a homemaker from Redmond, Washington

Joyce Gray, a Spanish teacher originally from Anchorage, Alaska

Larry Thompson, an actor from Smyrna, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $6,900)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
(Alex: How appropriate!)
ORGANIZATIONS
TELEVISION
TOYMAKERS
GODS & GODDESSES
NONSENSE WORDS
    $100 9
Sugarplums

Cathy
    $100 16
Weight Watchers

Larry
    $100 1
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

Joyce
    $100 3
Barbie

Larry
    $100 21
Jupiter

Larry
    $100 27
Humbug

Cathy
    $200 10
Her kerchief

Joyce
    $200 17
National Geographic Society

Larry
    $200 2
(J: Who is Forrest Sawyer?)

Sam Donaldson

JoyceCathy
    $200 5
Lego

Cathy
    $200 22
Janus

Joyce
    $200 28
Tomfoolery

Cathy
    $300 11
Eagles

Triple Stumper
    $300 18
OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries)

Joyce
    $300 4
Beavis and Butt-Head

Joyce
    $300 6
Beanie Babies

Cathy
    $300 23
Mercury/Hermes

Joyce
    $300 29
Bunk

Larry
    $400 12
Ashes & soot

Cathy
    $400 19
Sierra Club

Larry
    $400 14
David Letterman

Joyce
    $400 7
(West) Germany

Cathy
    $400 24
(and we have a minute left in the round...)

Artemis

Cathy
    $400 26
Junk

Joyce
    $500 13
"and to all a good night"

Larry
    $500 20
The Salvation Army

Joyce
    $500 15
(Larry: What is Everyone Loves Raymond?)

Everybody Loves Raymond

LarryJoyce
    $500 8
(Alex: Frankly, I thought he looked a little more like Omar Bradley!)

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Cathy
    $500 25
(J: Who is Narcissus?)

Apollo

Joyce
Triple Stumper
    $500 30
Hogwash

Joyce

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Larry Joyce Cathy
$600 $800 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Joyce Cathy
$1,200 $3,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

STARS ON THE MAP
(Alex: And when you see a star on the map, it usually indicates a capital city)
LITERARY AWARDS
HISPANIC AMERICAN HISTORY
WOMEN WHO ROCK
VISION
RAISE YOUR GLASSES
    $200 1
Tokyo

Joyce
    $200 6
Salman Rushdie

Larry
    $200 18
(Alex: Spain said no both times.)

Cuba

Larry
    $200 7
Go-Go's

Joyce
    $200 12
Mirage

Larry
    $200 13
L'chaim

Joyce
    $400 2
Tripoli

Joyce
    $400 8
Carl Jung

Cathy
    $400 21
Pancho Villa

Larry
    $400 14
The Pointer Sisters

Joyce
    $400 27
Peripheral

Larry
    $400 19
"Here's looking at you, kid"

Cathy
    $600 3
(J: What is Paris?)

Brussels

JoyceCathy
    $600 9
Dick Francis

Cathy
    $600 24
(L: Who is Pena?)

Henry Cisneros

LarryJoyce
    $2,000 15
Joan Jett

Joyce
    $600 28
(L: What is the lens?)

Pupil

LarryCathy
    $600 20
Pain

Joyce
    $1,000 4
Asuncion, Paraguay

Cathy
    $800 10
(Cathy: Who is Solzhenitsyn?)
(Larry: Who is Chayefsky?)

Boris Pasternak (Doctor Zhivago)

LarryCathy
Triple Stumper
    $800 25
Nicaragua

Larry
    $800 16
Janis Joplin

Joyce
    $800 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

persistence of vision

Triple Stumper
    $800 22
Right or wrong

Larry
    $1000 5
Ulan Bator

Cathy
    $1000 11
(L: Who is Tolstoy?)

Aleksandr Pushkin

LarryCathy
    $1000 26
Panama

Cathy
    $1000 17
Riot Girls

Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
(Alex: And a minute to go.)

"Bottoms up!"

Joyce

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Joyce Cathy
$1,200 $8,800 $8,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

IN THE NEWS 1882
(Alex: U.S. showman P.T. Barnum.)
LarryWho was Jumbo?
$1,200
CathyWho is Jumbo the Elephant
$2,000
JoyceWho is Jumbo the elephant?
$8,401
Jumbo the elephant

Final scores:

Larry Joyce Cathy
$2,400 $17,201 $10,600
3rd place: a pair of Daniel Mink Bolero watches New champion: $17,201 2nd place: a Panasonic 31-inch Superflat System TV + a Bush Home Theater Center cabinet

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Larry Joyce Cathy
$1,200 $7,400 $8,400
14 R,
5 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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