Responses for show #966 - Monday, November 14, 1988

1988 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.

Contestants

Mark Lowenthal, a State Department employee from Reston, Virginia

Kate Waits, a law professor from Albany, New York

Michael Rankins, a minister and writer from Rohnert Park, California

Jeopardy! Round responses

MOVIES
BRITISH ROYALTY
TECHNOLOGY
WYOMINGITES
THE PIANO
IN OTHER WORDS...
    $100 16
Mel Gibson

Kate
    $100 4
Queen Victoria

Mark
    $100 28
Escalator

Kate
    $100 10
"Calamity Jane"

Michael
    $100 29
White/Ivory

Kate
    $200 21
Captain Nemo

Mark
    $200 5
(Michael: Who is Princess Anne?)
(Mark: Who is Princess Margaret?)

Elizabeth II

MichaelKateMark
    $200 2
Electric Starting Gate

Kate
    $200 11
(Michael: What is treasurer?)

governor

MichaelMark
    $200 19
Liberace

Kate
    $200 25
"All dressed up and no place (nowhere) to go"

Michael
    $300 22
"Dr. Faustus"

Kate
    $300 7
Edward VIII/Duke of Windsor

Mark
    $300 1
Radar

Triple Stumper
    $300 12
Owen Wister

Kate
    $300 18
Steinway & Sons

Kate
    $300 20
(Michael: What is pull in your horses?)

"Hold your horses"

MichaelMark
    $400 6
Jane Fonda

Mark
    $1,100 8
Sarah Ferguson/Duchess of York

Mark
    $400 27
(Michael: [No response])

Macintosh

Michael
Triple Stumper
    $400 14
Jackson Pollock

Mark
    $400 17
(Michael: What is grand?)

spinet

MichaelKate
    $400 23
"Cast your bread upon the waters"

Michael
    $500 3
Cary Grant

Mark
    $500 9
Catherine Parr

Mark
    $500 26
(Kate: What is the radio?)
(Mark: What is the computer?)

the telephone (switcher)

KateMark
Triple Stumper
    $500 15
Jim Bridger

Mark
    $500 13
Laurel and Hardy

Mark
    $500 24
(Less than a minute to go...)

"A Fool's Paradise"

Mark

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Michael Kate Mark
-$300 $700 $2,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Kate Mark
-$800 $1,700 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

19TH CENTURY WOMEN
[The "TH" was uppercase and half the size of the 19.]
COOKING
ANIMALS
WORLD CITIES
"A" IN LITERATURE
SIGNS & SYMBOLS
    $200 17
the Salvation Army

Kate
    $200 27
skin

Kate
    $200 3
Oxford, England

Michael
    $200 28
Ahab

Kate
    $200 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

fork & knife

Michael
    $400 16
Florence Nightingale

Mark
    $400 26
(Mark: What is boiling?)

smokes

Mark
Triple Stumper
    $400 25
(Alex: Less than a minute to go.)

bamboo

Kate
    $400 4
cheesemaking

Kate
    $400 23
"Annabel Lee"

Kate
    $400 24
slippery when wet

Mark
    $600 2
(Mark: Who is "Diamond Lil"?)
[Originally ruled correct; ruled incorrect prior to Final Jeopardy!]

Lillian Russell

Mark
Triple Stumper
    $600 12
rye

Michael
    $600 22
vultures

Kate
    $600 7
Philadelphia

Kate
    $4,100 8
(Kate: What is All's Well That Ends Well?)
[She remembered the correct response a second after she gave hers.]

As You Like It

Kate
    $600 1
(Michael: What is a comma?)

a question mark

MichaelKate
    $800 5
Lizzie Borden

Kate
    $800 13
(Kate: What is not having skin?)

the parboiled one is not fully cooked

KateMark
    $800 20
lynxes

Michael
    $2,200 14
(Mark: What is Kyoto?)

Osaka

Mark
    $800 9
Allan-a-Dale

Michael
    $800 18
a full moon

Michael
    $1000 6
Sojourner Truth

Michael
    $1000 21
osso buco

Triple Stumper
    $1000 19
(Mark: What are crocodiles?)

alligators

Mark
Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
(Kate: What is Bern?)

Lausanne

Kate
Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
Alice Adams

Kate
    $1000 11
an arrow pointing up

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Kate Mark
$3,000 $1,200 $2,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE CIVIL WAR
[Sharpsburg--the Battle of Antietam]
KateWhat is Pennsylvania?
$0
MarkWhat is Maryland?
$2,200
MichaelWhat is Pennsylvania?
$1,401
Maryland

Final scores:

Michael Kate Mark
$1,599 $1,200 $4,400
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Michael Kate Mark
$3,000 $5,300 $3,700
10 R,
6 W
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,000

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