Responses for show #2762 - Tuesday, September 10, 1996

Contestants

Harry Barker, a computer graphics specialist originally from Bloomington, Indiana

Peggy Garvey-McMahon, a training administrator from Phoenix, Arizona

Tim McCoy, an executive chef from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,001)

Jeopardy! Round responses

IN THE NEWS
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
MUSIC
STATE CAPITALS
INVERTEBRATES
DOUBLE D WORDS
    $100 6
the IRS

Peggy
    $100 23
(Peggy: What is the cup?)

the tee

TimPeggy
    $100 7
Michael Jackson

Harry
    $100 1
Phoenix

Tim
    $100 13
the shell

Harry
    $100 17
waddle

Peggy
    $500 12
(Harry: What is the DuPont Tour?)

(Alex: No, what is [*], and I had the good fortune of being one of the torch-bearers, and for those of you have never seen what the torch looks like close-up, this is it. It's a little bit heavy. I won't tell you that they thought that I was out of shape for my segment, but they had my segment end in front of a cemetery, that will give you some idea.)

the Olympic torch relay

Harry
    $200 24
reels

Harry
    $200 8
Benny Goodman

Tim
    $200 2
Juneau, Alaska

Triple Stumper
    $200 14
the tentacles

Harry
    $200 18
Buddha

Tim
    $300 28
Massachusetts

Peggy
    $300 25
a dekaliter

Triple Stumper
    $300 9
Tony Orlando

Tim
    $300 3
St. Paul

Harry
    $300 15
a worm

Tim
    $300 19
(Tim: [*], what is [*]?)

Yiddish

Tim
    $400 29
Prince Charles & Lady Di

Tim
    $400 26
needles

Peggy
    $400 10
Johnny Cash

Harry
    $400 4
Albany (New York)

Harry
    $400 16
calcium carbonate

Peggy
    $400 20
the middle

Peggy
    $500 30
Dick Lamm

Peggy
    $500 27
ton

Tim
    $500 11
(TIm: Who was Eric Clapton?)

B.B. King

Tim
Triple Stumper
    $500 5
Cheyenne

Harry
    $500 22
arthropods

Triple Stumper
    $500 21
coddle

Tim

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

Tim Peggy Harry
$100 $100 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Peggy Harry
$2,400 $2,100 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SHE WAS IN THAT?
SCIENCE
MUSEUMS
MODERN HISTORY
BOOKS & AUTHORS
POTENT POTABLES
    $200 3
Angela Lansbury

Peggy
    $200 1
ozone

Harry
    $200 22
(Tim: What is the Victoria and Albert Museum?)

the British Museum

TimPeggy
    $200 21
the Iran-Contra affair

Harry
    $200 8
Christmas

Peggy
    $200 14
moonshine

Harry
    $400 4
Jean Harlow

Peggy
    $400 2
Pasteur

Peggy
    $400 23
da Vinci

Harry
    $400 9
Sidney Sheldon

Peggy
    $400 15
gin

Triple Stumper
    $600 5
(Tim: Who is Greta Garbo?)
(Peggy: Who is Marlene Dietrich?)
[…]
(Alex: An important element in the clue, "was born in Hungary", [*], Marlene Dietrich was also in the film.)

Zsa Zsa Gabor

TimPeggy
Triple Stumper
    $600 13
the Doppler effect

Tim
    $600 24
the Prado

Harry
    $600 10
Salman Rushdie

Tim
    $600 16
decant

Harry
    $800 6
Singin' in the Rain

Peggy
    $800 19
Isaac Newton

Harry
    $800 25
Chekhov

Tim
    $2,000 26
(Tim: Who are Pope John Paul II, John Paul I, and Pope Paul?)
(Alex: Oh, you picked Paul, but you couldn't come up with a number.)

Pope John Paul II, Pope John Paul I, Pope Paul VI

Tim
    $800 11
John Jakes

Harry
    $800 17
(Château) Lafite

Harry
    $1000 7
Klute

Peggy
    $1000 20
cathode rays

Peggy
    $1,000 27
the Bayeux Tapestry

Tim
    $1000 28
Adolf Eichmann

Triple Stumper
    $1000 12
Philip Roth

Triple Stumper
    $1000 18
rum

Harry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Peggy Harry
$2,600 $6,100 $7,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

RELIGION
(Alex: Yes, Mary Baker Eddy's, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures".)
TimWhat is Christian Science?
$2,600
PeggyWhat is Luthera
$3,700
HarryWhat is Mormon
$4,901
Christian Scientist

Final scores:

Tim Peggy Harry
$5,200 $2,400 $2,399
2-day champion: $9,201 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tim Peggy Harry
$4,600 $6,100 $7,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
18 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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