Responses for show #980 - Friday, December 2, 1988

Contestants

Steve Burns, a psychologist from Culver City, California

Donna Levin, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Jack Lechner, a freelance writer originally from Arlington, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $12,201)

Jeopardy! Round responses

SCHOOL DAYS
THE 50 STATES
ACTORS & ROLES
HORSES
AUTHORS' FIRST NAMES
"FAST" OR "SLOW"
    $100 17
(Alex: Or blackboard even though they're green.)

chalkboard

Donna
    $100 15
Wisconsin

Jack
    $100 1
(Donna: Who is Yul Brynner?)

Telly Savalas

JackDonna
    $100 26
mane

Donna
    $100 5
William

Jack
    $100 11
fast-breaking

Jack
    $200 18
monitor

Steve
    $200 22
mottos

Jack
    $200 2
The Dead Pool

Jack
    $200 27
(Alex: And pacing of course they move on the same side.)

trot

Triple Stumper
    $200 7
Stephen

Jack
    $700 12
"Slow Hand"

Jack
    $300 19
videos

Jack
    $300 23
(Steve: What is California?)
...
(Alex: They destroyed the town of Sitka in the state of [*].)

Alaska

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $300 3
Anthony Quinn

Jack
    $300 28
buckskin

Triple Stumper
    $300 8
Charles

Jack
    $300 13
(Donna: That the tortoise is faster than the hare?)

slow and steady wins the race

JackDonna
    $400 20
National Merit Scholarship

Jack
    $400 24
(Alex: Yes, Cajun celebration.)

Louisiana

Jack
    $400 4
Simon & Simon

Steve
    $400 29
Arabian

Jack
    $400 9
John

Jack
    $400 14
colorfast

Steve
    $500 21
curriculum

Jack
    $500 25
Wyoming

Triple Stumper
    $500 6
Ron Perlman

Jack
    $500 30
thoroughbred

Donna
    $500 10
[Applause for Jack's run of the category]

Franz

Jack
    $500 16
to pull a fast one

Jack

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

Jack Donna Steve
$3,400 -$100 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Donna Steve
$6,500 $300 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE BLUE & THE GRAY
MUSICIANS
TRANSPORTATION
AWARDS
THEATER HISTORY
COFFEE, TEA OR MILK
    $200 25
Gettysburg Address

Jack
    $200 3
Hollywood Bowl

Jack
    $200 21
Mustang

Jack
    $200 1
Smurfs

Steve
    $200 2
Ibsen

Jack
    $200 14
homogenization

Jack
    $400 28
Fort Sumter

Jack
    $400 4
Cannonball

Steve
    $8,000 22
bicycles

Jack
    $400 10
Planned Parenthood

Steve
    $400 5
Italian

Steve
    $4,000 15
tea

Jack
    $600 29
Jefferson Davis

Jack
    $600 7
Liberace

Jack
    $600 23
hot air balloon

Jack
    $600 11
(Alex: In [*] if you play very well as a [*} you get the Gold Glove.)

baseball fielder

Triple Stumper
    $600 6
satyrs

Jack
    $600 16
vitamin D

Jack
    $800 30
Sherman

Donna
    $800 8
Chuck Mangione

Jack
    $800 24
Niagara Falls

Steve
    $800 18
Earthquake

Jack
    $800 12
(Steve: What are acts?)

actor

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $800 17
chicory

Steve
    $1000 27
General Beauregard

Triple Stumper
    $1000 9
Wynton Marsalis

Jack
    $1000 26
O'Hare

Donna
    $1000 19
Rabindranath Tagore

Donna
    $1000 13
kabuki

Jack
    $1000 20
Food & Drug Administration

Jack

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Donna Steve
$27,500 $3,100 $2,900
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MONARCHS
(Alex: [To Steve] The person we're going after is the daughter of Catherine of Aragon.)
SteveWho was Catherine of Aragon
$2,899
DonnaWho was "Bloody Mary"
$200
JackWho is Elizabeth I
$15,000
Mary I (Bloody Mary)

Final scores:

Jack Donna Steve
$12,500 $3,300 $1
3-day champion: $24,701 2nd place: Easy-Rest, Inc. reclining chair & convertible sofa bed + Kosta Boda Sweden crystal barware 3rd place: Speed Queen Marathon washer & dryer

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jack Donna Steve
$15,800 $3,100 $2,900
38 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
6 R,
2 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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