Responses for show #955 - Friday, October 28, 1988

Contestants

Paul Thompson, a creative director from Royal Oak, Michigan

Alex Szabo, a postal clerk from Berea, Ohio

Norton Moses, a college professor from Billings, Montana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,700)

Jeopardy! Round responses

SILENT MOVIES
SCIENCE
GAMES
CLASSICAL MUSIC
POTENT POTABLES
SLEEP & DREAMS
    $100 1
Son of the Sheik

Alex
    $100 11
gasoline

Paul
    $100 2
knife

Norton
    $100 6
Handel

Paul
    $100 8
(Alex T.: Or treading on grapes.)

stomping by the feet

Alex
    $100 9
insomnia

Alex
    $200 13
Moby Dick

Norton
    $200 12
Saturn

Norton
    $200 3
green

Norton
    $200 22
Romantic

Alex
    $200 16
gin

Triple Stumper
    $200 10
(Paul: What are women?)

men

NortonPaul
    $200 14
(Norton: What is "The Little Tramp?")

The Gold Rush

Norton
    $300 20
lightning

Norton
    $300 4
come

Triple Stumper
    $300 23
Bolero

Norton
    $300 17
tequila

Paul
    $300 28
(Alex T.: Big nose!)

elephant seal

Triple Stumper
    $400 15
Theda Bara

Paul
    $400 24
bees

Alex
    $400 5
backgammon

Alex
    $400 25
(Norton: What is a variation?)
(Alex T.: We've got less than a minute!)

rhapsody

Norton
Triple Stumper
    $400 18
shot

Paul
    $400 29
(Alex: What is an EEG....electroencephalogram?)
[end-of-round signal sounds]

EEG

Alex
    $500 21
Wings

Alex
    $500 27
(Alex: What are cybernetics?)

artificial intelligence

NortonAlex
    $500 7
Dungeons & Dragons

Triple Stumper
    $500 26
Verdi

Norton
    $500 19
rum

Norton

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

Norton Alex Paul
$700 $700 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Norton Alex Paul
$2,400 $1,700 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S.A.
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
WORLD HISTORY
QUOTES
UNIVERSITY TOWNS
(Alex T.: We'll give you the town, you give us the university.)
OH "NO"!
    $200 6
Pikes Peak

Alex
    $200 25
(Norton: What is the giant?)

a mouse

NortonAlex
    $200 12
Bourbon

Paul
    $200 21
elephants

Paul
    $200 1
University of Arizona

Paul
    $200 11
noel

Norton
    $400 7
Brigham Young

Alex
    $400 26
(Alex T.: Minute to go!)

Brer Rabbit

Alex
    $1,100 17
Berlin

Alex
    $400 22
The Jazz Singer

Alex
    $400 2
University of Florida

Paul
    $400 13
notions

Paul
    $600 8
the Cumberland Gap

Alex
    $600 27
Thumbelina

Triple Stumper
    $600 18
Cape Town

Norton
    $600 23
an atheist

Paul
    $600 3
University of North Carolina

Norton
    $600 14
(Paul: What is "No one knows the trouble I've seen?")

"No Man is an Island"

Paul
Triple Stumper
    $800 9
(Paul: What is Santa Fe?)

Taos

NortonPaul
    $800 28
Cinderella

Alex
    $800 19
transatlantic cable

Alex
    $800 24
(Paul: Who was Jimmy Walker?)

Fiorello LaGuardia

AlexPaul
    $1,000 4
University of Oklahoma

Norton
    $800 15
no deposit, no return

Paul
    $1000 10
New Hampshire

Paul
    $1000 29
cut wood

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
(Alex: What is the sinking of the Titanic?)

the end of the Revolutionary War

AlexPaul
    $1000 30
(Paul: What is his heart?)
(Alex: What is his way?)

her way

AlexPaul
Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
(Alex T.: Norton, Paul beat you to it on that one....you'll never live it down!)

University of Montana

Paul
    $1000 16
No, No, Nanette

Alex

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Norton Alex Paul
$5,400 $6,400 $3,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
(Alex T.: Nixon got Alaska's electoral vote in 1960.)
PaulWho was J f Kennedy?
$3,700
NortonWho was Nixon?
$5,300
AlexWho was John F. Kennedy?
$4,450
John F. Kennedy

Final scores:

Norton Alex Paul
$100 $10,850 $7,400
3rd place: Merillat shelving system New champion: $10,850 2nd place: Trip to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Norton Alex Paul
$5,400 $5,700 $3,700
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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