Responses for show #2943 - Wednesday, May 21, 1997

1997 College Championship semifinal game 3.

Contestants

Eric Slack, a freshman from Purdue University

Mark Urciuolo, a sophomore from Marist College

Aaron Wenger, a junior from the University of Louisville

Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. STATES
SWEET TREATS
DOCTORS
TELEVISION
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
GRAMMAR
    $100 6
Alaska

Aaron
    $100 19
Jell-O

Eric
    $100 26
Boris Yeltsin

Mark
    $100 12
Party of Five

Eric
    $100 11
Ernest Hemingway

Mark
    $100 5
a positive

Mark
    $200 7
Minnesota

Eric
    $200 20
jams

Mark
    $200 27
Surgeon General of the United States

Mark
    $200 13
Justine Bateman

Eric
    $200 1
Candide

Aaron
    $200 17
declension

Aaron
    $300 8
(Aaron: What is Montana?)

California

AaronEric
    $300 21
brownies

Mark
    $300 28
(Aaron: What is the National Institutes of Health?)

the FDA (Food and Drug Administration)

AaronEric
    $300 14
Chicago Hope

Mark
    $300 2
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Aaron
    $300 18
participle

Eric
    $400 9
Pennsylvania

Mark
    $400 24
Fudge

Mark
    $400 29
(Eric: Who is Susan Powter?)

Dr. Laura Schlessinger

Eric
Triple Stumper
    $400 15
Niles

Eric
    $400 3
(Aaron: What is Sua?)

Beloved

Aaron
Triple Stumper
    $400 22
(Eric: What is case?)

agreement

AaronEric
    $500 10
(Mark: What is Tennessee?)

Oklahoma (Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico & Texas)

Mark
    $500 25
sorbet

Mark
    $500 30
Albert Sabin & Jonas Salk

Aaron
    $500 16
Bill Maher

Mark
    $500 4
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Aaron
    $500 23
mood

Eric

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

Aaron Mark Eric
$400 $400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Mark Eric
$1,200 $2,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC NAMES
GOVERNMENT
PLAYWRIGHTS
ISLANDS
CHEMISTRY
IT'S THE PITT'S
(Alex: A whole category about an actor named Brad Pitt.)
    $200 9
Clara Barton

Mark
    $200 3
the governor

Mark
    $200 30
(Eric: Who was Heyerdahl?)

Henrik Ibsen

AaronEric
    $200 27
Sri Lanka

Aaron
    $200 23
its pressure

Aaron
    $200 18
Interview with the Vampire

Mark
    $400 10
Martin Luther

Mark
    $400 4
Supreme Court

Aaron
    $400 29
Molière

Eric
    $400 17
the Galapagos Islands

Eric
    $400 26
excited

Eric
    $800 19
Legends of the Fall

Mark
    $600 11
Mary Tudor (Mary I of England)

Aaron
    $600 6
mayors

Mark
    $600 28
Samuel Beckett

Aaron
    $600 16
(Eric: What is the U.S. Virgin Islands?)

Puerto Rico

AaronEric
    $600 25
antibiotics

Eric
    $600 20
A River Runs Through It

Mark
    $1,200 12
Gamal Abdel Nasser

Aaron
    $800 7
a district

Mark
    $800 2
Wendy Wasserstein

Mark
    $800 15
Borneo

Aaron
    $800 24
pH

Aaron
    $800 21
Thelma & Louise

Mark
    $1000 5
the Byzantine Empire

Mark
    $1000 8
non-partisan

Mark
    $1000 1
(Aaron: Who was Ionesco?)

August Wilson

Aaron
Triple Stumper
    $1000 14
Tasmania

Aaron
    $1000 13
(Eric: What is a compound?)
[Originally ruled incorrect]
...
(Alex: [Before clue 19] Eric, we have accepted your response of compound, so you get $2000 back.)

a bond

AaronEric
    $1000 22
Se7en & 12 Monkeys

Mark

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Mark Eric
$7,800 $11,000 $3,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD CAPITALS
(Alex: Mark, what are 212 + 509?)
(Mark: Those are suites where my friends are back at Marist.)
(Alex: Okay, I thought they were ZIP codes for Iceland?!)
EricWhat is Rejykivic?
$3,599
AaronWhat is Reykjavik?
$7,800
MarkWhat is Rajkiavic, Iceland? 212 + 509
$4,601
Reykjavik, Iceland

Final scores:

Aaron Mark Eric
$15,600 $15,601 $7,199
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Aaron Mark Eric
$7,400 $11,100 $3,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $22,100

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