Responses for show #2780 - Friday, October 4, 1996

Contestants

Ellen Goodman, a math teacher from East Meadow, New York

Cy Gardner, a videographer originally from Riverdale, Maryland

Frances Yasprica, a publicist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,600)

Jeopardy! Round responses

FAMOUS SHIPS
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
TV ACTORS & ROLES
FOOD
THE 1820s
"BI"WORDS
    $100 20
the Maine

Ellen
    $100 7
Pikes Peak

Ellen
    $100 3
Beverly Hills 90210

Ellen
    $100 26
the pit

Ellen
    $100 1
Albany

Ellen
    $100 14
bide

Frances
    $200 22
Exxon Valdez

Cy
    $200 8
St. Louis

Ellen
    $200 10
The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Cy
    $200 27
Schnitzel

Frances
    $200 2
Russia

Cy
    $200 15
bisect

Ellen
    $300 23
the Arizona

Triple Stumper
    $300 9
(Cy: What is Salt Lake?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Cy: What is [*]?)

the Great Salt Lake

Cy
    $300 11
Tom Bosley

Frances
    $300 28
crayfish

Ellen
    $300 4
David Douglas

Frances
    $300 18
bilingual

Ellen
    $400 24
the Bounty

Ellen
    $400 16
the Black Hills

Triple Stumper
    $400 12
Law & Order

Cy
    $400 29
gravy

Cy
    $400 5
the Rhine

Frances
    $400 19
bicoastal

Cy
    $500 25
the Savannah

Triple Stumper
    $500 17
the Cascades

Ellen
    $500 13
Montel Williams

Frances
    $500 30
Moussaka

Cy
    $500 6
McGill

Ellen
    $500 21
bicuspids

Cy

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Frances Cy Ellen
$1,500 $1,100 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frances Cy Ellen
$1,800 $3,100 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WOMEN'S FIRSTS
BILL CLINTON
POETS & POETRY
FOREIGN CURRENCY
BIOLOGY
THE CONGO RIVER
    $200 2
(Cy: What is the ACLU?)

the American Bar Association

FrancesCy
    $200 1
Yale

Ellen
    $200 16
Paul Revere

Frances
    $200 22
(Alex: Yes, the Deutsche [*].)

the Mark

Cy
    $200 13
the shell

Frances
    $200 8
the Nile

Cy
    $400 3
Barbara Walters

Cy
    $400 4
Wyoming

Cy
    $400 17
(Alex: "'Twas [*]", or "A Visit from St. Nicholas", yes.)

"The Night Before Christmas"

Frances
    $400 27
the drachma

Frances
    $400 14
the skin

Ellen
    $400 9
Stanley

Ellen
    $600 10
(Benazir) Bhutto

Ellen
    $600 5
Dukakis

Ellen
    $600 18
The Tyger

Cy
    $600 28
the shekel

Ellen
    $600 24
the nerve cells

Ellen
    $600 15
(Joseph) Conrad

Cy
    $1,000 11
(Ellen: Who is Queen Elizabeth I?)
...
(Alex: Golf comes from Scotland, so [*].)

Mary, Queen of Scots

Ellen
    $800 6
attorney general

Cy
    $800 19
(Thomas) Gray

Ellen
    $800 29
Ethiopia

Ellen
    $800 25
(Alex: Very important organs called [*].)

the kidneys

Triple Stumper
    $800 21
Livingstone

Frances
    $1000 12
Jeannette Rankin

Frances
    $1000 7
(Alex: [*], the "Man from [*].)

Hope

Cy
    $1000 20
(Alexander) Pope

Ellen
    $1,000 30
(Ellen: All I can think of is "Who is Bolivar?")

Antonio José de Sucre

Ellen
    $1000 26
(Cy: What are sweat glands?)

sebaceous (glands)

FrancesCy
    $1000 23
the Zaire

Ellen

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frances Cy Ellen
$6,000 $6,100 $7,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

15th CENTURY MEN
(Alex: [Revealing the category] 15th century men? There were only 3 of them.)
...
(Alex: [After "Think!" music has ended] If you don't get it, when you hear the name you'll say, "Of course.")
...
(Alex: [Revealing Cy's response] He came up with many marvelous inventions, thinking way ahead of his time.)
...
(Alex: [Revealing Ellen's response] We were prepared to accept "Who is Leonardo?" or "Who is Leonardo da Vinci?" so you are correct.)
FrancesWho was Machiavelli?
$4,000
CyWho is Leonardo Da Vinci?
$6,000
EllenWho is Leonardo da V
$4,301
Leonardo da Vinci

Final scores:

Frances Cy Ellen
$2,000 $12,100 $12,201
3rd place: Michael C. Fina flatware 2nd place: RCA television and satellite system New champion: $12,201

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Frances Cy Ellen
$6,000 $6,100 $9,900
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R,
2 W
23 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $22,000

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.