Responses for show #1091 - Monday, May 8, 1989

1989 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.
Inaugural College Championship game of the Trebek era.

Contestants

Dave Piatt, a senior from Johns Hopkins University

Betty Hsu, a freshman from UCLA

Tom Cubbage, a senior from Southern Methodist Univeristy

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE MIDDLE AGES
SCARY MOVIES
ANIMALS
DICTIONARY ABBREVIATIONS
SOUTH AMERICA
THE SWIMSUIT EDITION
(Alex: And we assume you know what that is all about.)
    $100 1
a tithe

Tom
    $100 21
Nightmare on Elm Street

Betty
    $100 26
(Betty: What is a kangaroo?)

an elephant

TomBetty
    $100 16
(Betty: What is f.l.?)

fig.

BettyDave
    $100 11
the Atlantic Ocean

Tom
    $100 6
(Alex: That's right. They issued a separates [*] issue that month.)

sports

Dave
    $200 2
the Holy Roman Empire

Tom
    $200 22
Jaws 2

Dave
    $200 27
(Betty: What is white?)

blue

BettyDave
    $200 17
misc.

Dave
    $200 12
(Betty: What is Argentina?)

Argentina

TomBetty
    $200 7
February

Tom
    $300 3
the Hanseatic League

Tom
    $300 23
[Alex reads "L." as "Leonard".]

Friday the 13th

Betty
    $300 28
teeth

Tom
    $300 18
botany

Tom
    $300 13
Uruguay

Tom
    $300 8
(Betty: Who is Paulina Porizkova?)
...
(Alex: Paulina, I believe, has appeared on the cover only twice.)

Cheryl Teigs (or Christy Brinkley or Elle Macphrson)

TomBetty
    $400 4
[Tom's response of "What is the Knights Templars?" is accepted as correct.]

the Knights Templar

Tom
    $400 24
(Tom: [no answer])

The Twilight Zone (the Movie)

TomBetty
    $400 29
a mongrel

Tom
    $400 19
intransitive

Tom
    $1,000 14
(Tom: What is Peru?)

Ecuador

Tom
    $400 9
a quarter

Betty
    $500 5
Gothic

Betty
    $500 25
(Betty: What is creature from the deep?)

the Swamp Thing

Betty
Triple Stumper
    $500 30
a cobra

Tom
    $500 20
Indo-European

Tom
    $500 15
Brazil

Tom
    $500 10
[Alex reads S.I. as "Sports Illustrated", the first time the name of the magazine is mentioned.]

cancelled subscriptions

Tom

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

Tom Betty Dave
$2,600 $400 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Betty Dave
$4,200 $300 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. HISTORY
RELIGION
NOVELS
FABRICS
FAMOUS QUOTES
FRATERNITIES & SORORITIES
    $200 17
Texas

Tom
    $200 16
a mosque

Tom
    $200 1
[Note: Tom's response was given without the final "a".]

Anna Karenin

Tom
    $200 26
linen

Betty
    $200 11
(Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall") Jackson

Tom
    $200 4
Phi Beta Kappa

Betty
    $400 22
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Dave
    $400 18
(Tom: What is Scientology?)
(Betty: What is Christian Life Science?)
(Alex: You added an unnecessary and dubious word there Betty; it is [*] not Christian Life Science.)

Christian Science

TomBetty
Triple Stumper
    $400 2
Uncle Tom

Betty
    $400 27
canvas

Betty
    $400 12
Julius Caesar

Betty
    $400 7
(National Lampoon's) Animal House

Tom
    $600 23
Custer

Tom
    $600 19
(Betty: What is 10?)
(Dave: What is 12?)

8

BettyDave
Triple Stumper
    $600 3
(James) Joyce

Tom
    $600 28
cotton

Triple Stumper
    $600 13
Cyrano de Bergerac

Tom
    $600 8
rush

Tom
    $800 24
Dred Scott

Tom
    $800 20
(Alex: That's one of them, yes.)

excommunication

Tom
    $800 5
Mr. Rochester

Betty
    $800 29
rubber

Betty
    $800 14
(Joseph) Heller

Tom
    $800 9
sister

Tom
    $1000 25
Virginia Dare

Betty
    $1000 21
Epiphany

Tom
    $700 6
(Betty: Who is the Addams Family?)

the Forsythes (The Forsythe Saga)

Betty
    $1000 30
gossamer

Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
[Note: "an haughty spirit" is an accurate transcription (an an accurate translation from the KJV.]

a fall

Tom
    $2,800 10
Delta Sigma Phi

Tom

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Betty Dave
$15,400 $2,800 $600
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MOUNTAINS
[Dave's display appears to read "What is Mt. Fuj" without the "i", although Alex reads it as "Fuji."]
DaveWhat is Mt. Fuji
$599
BettyWhat is Kilimanjaro?
$206
TomWhat is Mauna Loa?
$0
Kilimanjaro

Final scores:

Tom Betty Dave
$15,400 $3,006 $1
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tom Betty Dave
$14,600 $3,500 $600
34 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
9 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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