Responses for show #2581 - Monday, November 20, 1995

1995 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.

Contestants

Ryan Holznagel, a software writer from Forest Grove, Oregon

Paul Thompson, a personnel manager from Cheverly, Maryland

Bruce Borchardt, a metrologist from Washington, D.C.

Jeopardy! Round responses

MOUNTAINS
QUOTATIONS
THE 1980s
POP MUSIC
ART & ARTISTS
POTPOURRI
    $100 1
Sicily

Ryan
    $100 2
Catherine the Great

Paul
    $100 21
Milky Way

Bruce
    $100 26
A Hard Day's Night

Bruce
    $100 9
Andy Warhol

Ryan
    $100 15
Seven Deadly Sins

Bruce
    $200 5
Philippines

Bruce
    $200 3
Henry David Thoreau

Paul
    $200 22
Benazir Bhutto

Ryan
    $200 27
The Who

Bruce
    $200 11
(Bruce: Who is Picasso?)

Salvador DalĂ­

BruceRyan
    $200 16
Jane Addams

Paul
    $300 6
Mount St. Helens

Ryan
    $300 4
(Ryan: What is success?)

genius

BruceRyan
    $300 23
Westminster Abbey

Bruce
    $300 28
Don McLean

Paul
    $300 13
Winslow Homer

Paul
    $300 18
Isaac Asimov

Bruce
    $400 10
Mount Whitney

Paul
    $400 7
Samuel Beckett

Paul
    $400 24
Carlotta

Triple Stumper
    $400 29
(Paul: What is Staxx?)

Sun Records

PaulRyan
    $400 14
Malta

Bruce
    $400 19
Golf

Ryan
    $500 12
Mount Kenya

Paul
    $500 8
Barry Goldwater

Paul
    $500 25
Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Triple Stumper
    $500 30
Kim Carnes

Bruce
    $500 17
Bauhaus

Ryan
    $500 20
Avalon

Ryan

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

Bruce Paul Ryan
$700 $2,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Paul Ryan
$2,300 $2,500 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

EXPLORERS
BALLERINAS
ZOOLOGY
THE SUPREME COURT
COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
SHAKESPEARE
(Alex: A great assortment of categories there.)
    $200 1
Lewis & Clark

Bruce
    $200 7
Dame Margot Fonteyn

Ryan
    $200 26
Tentacles

Ryan
    $200 21
Clarence Thomas

Bruce
    $200 14
Switzerland

Ryan
    $200 3
Juliet

Bruce
    $400 2
Squanto

Paul
    $400 8
Richard Wagner

Paul
    $400 27
Silk

Bruce
    $400 22
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Paul
    $400 19
Malaysia

Paul
    $400 9
Lady Macbeth

Bruce
    $600 4
Captain James Cook

Bruce
    $600 10
Kirov

Bruce
    $600 28
Hibernation

Ryan
    $600 23
William Rehnquist

Ryan
    $600 17
Bulgaria

Ryan
    $600 12
Hamlet

Bruce
    $800 5
Straits of Mackinac

Bruce
    $800 11
Tallchief

Paul
    $800 29
Stomach

Bruce
    $700 24
(Alex: I know you're wishing that you would have risked more!)
(Ryan: Sure!)

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Ryan
    $800 18
Burkina Faso

Bruce
    $800 15
(Paul: What is Timon of Athens?)

Pericles, Prince of Tyre

PaulRyan
    $1,100 6
Sir Richard Burton

Bruce
    $1000 13
Gelsey Kirkland

Bruce
    $1000 30
(Alex: It is the largest [*] in the United States.)

salamander

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
(Alex: We have one minute to go!)

Byron "Whizzer" White

Paul
    $1000 20
Belize

Ryan
    $1000 16
(Alex: Oooh, I'm amazed you're not going to get this one!)

Othello

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Paul Ryan
$10,000 $5,100 $7,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BESTSELLING NOVELISTS
(Alex: Ryan, your grade 1 teacher is going to be very, very happy: you're coming back as a finalist!)
PaulWho is Waller?
$5,099
RyanWho is Waller?
$7,117
BruceWho is Irving?
$4,601
Robert James Waller ("The Bridges of Madison County")

Final scores:

Bruce Paul Ryan
$5,399 $10,199 $14,417
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Bruce Paul Ryan
$9,900 $5,100 $7,400
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,400

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