Responses for show #956 - Monday, October 31, 1988

Contestants

Jane Gilman, a newspaper publisher and editor from Beverly Hills, California

Alison Roberts, an attorney originally from Port Sulphur, Louisiana

Alex Szabo, a postal clerk from Berea, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,850)

Jeopardy! Round responses

BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
TV TRIVIA
VERBS
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
MILITARY MELODIES
(Alex Trebek: And finally, one of the old Jeopardy! favorites...)
POTPOURRI
    $100 1
microwave oven

Alex
    $100 8
Beatrice Arthur

Alison
    $100 15
eating

Alex
    $100 6
(Jane: What is MSG?)

sodium

AlexJane
    $100 7
"Reveille"

Alison
    $100 20
suntan

Alex
    $200 2
Gone with the Wind

Alex
    $200 9
(Alex Szabo: Who is Daly... Joseph Daly?)
...
(Alex Trebek: The father of Tyne.)

James Daly

AlexAlison
    $200 16
deduct

Alison
    $200 26
botulism

Alison
    $200 13
"Taps"

Alison
    $200 21
(Alex Trebek: I wonder why we're saving them? I've got a lot!)

pennies

Alex
    $300 3
(Alex Trebek: Two a day for 55 years!)

Hostess Twinkies

Alex
    $300 10
Adam-12

Alex
    $300 17
sniggle

Alison
    $300 27
saccharin

Alison
    $300 14
"You're In The Army Now"

Jane
    $300 22
Lady Bird Johnson

Alison
    $400 4
diamonds

Jane
    $400 11
Moonlighting

Alex
    $400 18
ordaining

Alex
    $400 28
calcium

Alison
    $400 25
4

Alex
    $400 23
the spotlight

Alison
    $500 5
Adolph's Meat Tenderizer

Triple Stumper
    $500 12
Sheena

Alex
    $500 19
talking

Alison
    $500 29
lemon juice

Alison
    $1,500 30
(Alison: What is the Air Corps... [*]?)
(Alex Trebek: And it is the first time in four years we've hit it [a Daily Double] last in the column or on the board.)

the Army Air Corps

Alison
    $500 24
(Alex Trebek: A reference also to The Music Man. We've got less than a minute to go!)

Trouble

Triple Stumper

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

Alex Alison Jane
$1,700 $400 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Alison Jane
$2,900 $5,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. HISTORY
INSECTS
DANCE
JEWELRY
THE CAROLINAS
A.K.A.
(Alex T.: Also Known As.)
    $200 2
Seoul, South Korea

Alex
    $200 18
Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Alex
    $2,000 23
["Lovely Hula Hands"]
(Alex Trebek: And we've got less than a minute to go in the round.)

the hula

Alison
    $200 17
(Alex Szabo: What is the U.S.S.R.... [*]?)

Russia

Alex
    $200 12
Edgar Allan Poe

Alison
    $200 7
Hal Linden

Alex
    $400 3
(Alison: What is the stock market... the New York Stock Exchange?)
(Alex Trebek: Well, that's good enough--[*] is what we were really going for.)

the Dow Jones

Alison
    $1,800 19
(Anopheles) mosquito

Alex
    $400 24
the waltz

Jane
    $400 13
Parris Island

Alex
    $400 8
Melvyn Douglas

Jane
    $600 4
Marie Curie

Alex
    $600 20
drones

Alex
    $600 1
(Jane: Who is Louis XVI?)
(Alex Szabo: Who is Louis XV?)

Louis XIV

AlexAlisonJane
    $600 14
Charlotte

Alex
    $600 9
Marion Davies

Alison
    $800 5
Alcatraz

Alex
    $800 21
silverfish

Triple Stumper
    $800 25
(Alex Szabo: What is La Bamba?)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Salsa

AlexAlison
    $800 15
the Great Smoky Mountains

Alex
    $800 10
Nancy Walker

Alison
    $1000 6
(John) Andre

Alison
    $1000 22
head, thorax & abdomen

Alison
    $1000 16
Virginia Dare

Alison
    $1000 11
(Dame) Nellie Melba

Alex

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Alison Jane
$8,900 $13,600 $800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AUTHORS
JaneWho is
$799
AlexWho was E.B. White?
$8,900
AlisonWho is Sir Walter Scott?
$5,000
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

Final scores:

Alex Alison Jane
$0 $8,600 $1
3rd place: Ricoh XR-M 35mm camera kit New champion: $8,600 2nd place: Broyhill 6-piece bedroom set & Norman's of Salisbury bedding ensemble

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Alex Alison Jane
$7,500 $10,800 $800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
4 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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