Responses for show #2992 - Tuesday, September 9, 1997

Fred Ramen game 3.

Contestants

Betsy Schiltz, a graduate student from Durham, North Carolina

Brian Benson, a stagehand from Hyattsville, Maryland

Fred Ramen, an assistant editor from New York, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,500)

Jeopardy! Round responses

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
GIANTS
"FEE", "FI", "FO", "FUM"
I SMELL
THE BLOOD
OF AN ENGLISHMAN
    $100 4
Paul Bunyan

Betsy
    $100 5
Goliath

Fred
    $100 13
Feeble

Betsy
    $100 21
Halitosis

Fred
    $100 14
Oxygen

Brian
    $100 1
(F: What is Windsor?)

Edinburgh

Fred
Triple Stumper
    $200 7
"The Berenstain Bears"

Brian
    $200 6
Windmills

Brian
    $200 17
Fireman

Brian
    $200 22
Napalm

Brian
    $200 15
Red Blood Cells

Triple Stumper
    $200 2
Valet

Brian
    $300 8
"Charlotte's Web"

Brian
    $300 11
King Kong

Fred
    $300 18
(Brian: What is an F-stop?)

focus (or focal length)

FredBrian
    $300 23
sulfur

Brian
    $300 3
(Brian: What is pocket billiards?)

snooker

Brian
Triple Stumper
    $400 9
The Little Prince

Betsy
    $400 12
The Jolly Green Giant

Brian
    $400 19
Fumble

Fred
    $400 24
Frankincense & Myrrh

Brian
    $400 28
HIV

Fred
    $1,000 26
(Brian: What is Felcham?)

Bowler

Brian
    $500 10
(Betsy: What is the Newbery Medal?)

the Caldecott Medal

Betsy
Triple Stumper
    $500 16
Argus

Triple Stumper
    $500 20
(F: What is "Fee Fi Fo Fum?")

"Fee Fee Fi Fi Fo Fo Fum"

FredBrian
    $500 25
(Alex: Less than a minute to go...)

Brut

Triple Stumper
    $500 27
Savile Row

Fred

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

Fred Brian Betsy
$300 $1,000 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Brian Betsy
$1,500 $1,400 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CARRYING ON
ISLAND PRISONS
HISTORY
MYTHOLOGICAL MISTAKES
IMPOSSIBLE
QUESTIONS
    $200 21
Jim Carrey

Fred
    $200 6
Moscow

Fred
    $200 1
His Heel

Brian
    $200 11
Impossible Mission Force (IMF)

Brian
    $200 13
"Why Not?"

Fred
    $400 22
Cary Grant

Brian
    $400 26
Fidel Castro

Brian
    $400 7
Haiti

Brian
    $400 2
The Trojan Horse

Fred
    $1,000 12
(Brian: Who is Robert Goulet?)

Jim Nabors

Brian
    $400 14
Is the Pope Catholic?

Brian
    $600 23
Carrie Fisher

Fred
    $600 27
Rikers Island

Fred
    $600 8
Netherlands (Holland)

Fred
    $600 3
Medusa

Betsy
    $600 18
Chiquita Bananas

Betsy
    $600 15
Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Fred
    $800 24
(Alex: Less than a minute to go in the round.)

Drew Carey

Triple Stumper
    $800 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Australia

Betsy
    $1,000 9
The Boer War

Fred
    $800 4
Atlas

Fred
    $800 19
Napoleon Bonaparte

Fred
    $800 16
(Brian: What is "Blowin' In The Wind"?)

"Where Have All The Flowers Gone?"

BrianBetsy
    $1000 25
Cary Elwes

Fred
    $1000 10
York

Fred
    $1000 5
Hercules

Betsy
    $1000 20
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Brian
    $1000 17
"And when did he know it?"

Fred

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Brian Betsy
$10,500 $2,600 $3,900
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

STATE CAPITALS
[The full Spanish name was "La Villa Real de la Santa Fe de San Francisco de Asís".]
BrianWhat is San
$2,000
BetsyWhat is Santa Fe?
$1,600
FredWhat is Austin
$1,500
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Final scores:

Fred Brian Betsy
$9,000 $600 $5,500
3-day champion: $37,500 3rd place: Panasonic Digital Video Disc player 2nd place: Trip to New York City

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Fred Brian Betsy
$10,300 $4,600 $3,900
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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