Responses for show #2916 - Monday, April 14, 1997

Contestants

Tom Ayala, a medical student from Washington, D.C.

Sue Keller, a ragtime piano player from Staten Island, New York

David Forman, a mathematician originally from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,901)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE CIVIL WAR
NURSERY RHYMES
DISEASES
LIGHTHOUSES
GENEALOGY
SINGERS' FIRST FILMS
    $100 1
John Wilkes Booth

David
    $100 18
Pumpkin shell

Sue
    $100 7
Typhoid fever

Sue
    $100 23
Havana

David
    $100 15
Census

David
    $100 4
Diana Ross

Sue
    $200 2
Baton Rouge

David
    $200 19
Simple Simon

Sue
    $200 10
Malaria

David
    $200 25
Cape Hatteras

Tom
    $200 16
Mayflower

Sue
    $200 5
Whitney Houston

Sue
    $300 3
George Pickett

Sue
    $300 20
The butcher, the baker & the candlestick maker

Sue
    $300 12
Cirrhosis

Tom
    $300 26
Alexandria

Tom
    $300 24
Roots

Tom
    $300 6
Dolly Parton

Tom
    $400 9
George McClellan

Tom
    $400 21
Crooked sixpence

Triple Stumper
    $700 13
Poliomyelitis

Tom
    $400 27
Bay of Biscay

Tom
    $400 29
Mormons

Sue
    $400 8
John Denver

David
    $500 11
Copperheads

Tom
    $500 22
The Fly

Triple Stumper
    $500 14
Tuberculosis

David
    $500 28
Montauk Point

David
    $500 30
Pedigree

Triple Stumper
    $500 17
Willie Nelson

Sue

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

David Sue Tom
$1,400 $700 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Sue Tom
$2,100 $2,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ASIAN CITIES
FIRST NAMES
HISTORICAL OPERAS
BLACK AMERICA
AVIATION
FICTIONAL FEMALES
    $200 1
Beijing/Peking

David
    $200 21
Rudolph

Sue
    $200 6
Mexico

Tom
    $200 13
Oprah Winfrey

David
    $200 26
Amelia Earhart

Tom
    $200 11
Becky Thatcher

Triple Stumper
    $400 2
Mecca

David
    $400 22
Abraham

Sue
    $400 7
Queen Elizabeth I

Tom
    $400 14
Arthur Ashe

David
    $400 27
ValuJet

Tom
    $400 12
Heidi

David
    $600 3
Ho Chi Minh City

Tom
    $1,000 23
(S: What is Bianca?)

Blanche

Sue
    $600 8
Ivan the Terrible

Tom
    $600 15
Maya Angelou

Tom
    $600 28
Stapleton International Airport

David
    $600 18
Sylvia Plath

Sue
    $800 4
Karachi

Tom
    $800 24
(with about a minute left...)

Dionysus

Sue
    $800 9
Paris

Tom
    $800 16
David Dinkins

David
    $800 29
Igor Sikorsky

David
    $800 19
Katherine Anne Porter

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
Tashkent

Sue
    $1000 25
Orson

Tom
    $1000 10
Xerxes

Sue
    $1000 17
Count Basie

Sue
    $1000 30
Jimmy Doolittle

David
    $1,500 20
Miss Jean Brodie

Sue

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Sue Tom
$6,900 $7,900 $9,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

STATE CAPITALS
(Alex: Good subject for us and for our players!)
(Alex: One of those three names is the state motto.)
DavidWhat is Santa Fe?
$3,100
SueWhat is Columbia?
$4,000
TomWhat is Olympia
$6,801
Providence, Rhode Island

Final scores:

David Sue Tom
$3,800 $3,900 $2,199
2nd place: Trip to Volcano House Lodge, Hawaii New champion: $3,900 3rd place: Samsung Ultima 19-Inch Color TV & VCR Combo

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

David Sue Tom
$6,900 $8,400 $8,700
17 R,
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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