Responses for show #772 - Tuesday, January 5, 1988

Bruce Seymour game 4.

Contestants

Eric Elfman, a dialogue author from Los Angeles, California

Robert Michaels, an economist originally from Chicago, Illinois

Bruce Seymour, a writer from Piedmont, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,989)

Jeopardy! Round responses

ZOOLOGY
BRITISH TRIVIA
WEAPONS
ODD JOBS
ACRONYMS
ADVERTISING
    $100 26
the cheeks

Bruce
    $100 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: We won't get a chance for those last few. It's interesting that the last three clues we had on the board were all at the top. Normally we leave material at the bottom of the board.)

tea

Robert
    $100 22
the comics

Robert
    $100 8
pizza

Robert
    $200 1
clams

Bruce
    $200 5
the bagpipe

Bruce
    $200 10
a cutlass

Bruce
    $200 21
a caddie

Eric
    $200 9
"They earn it"

Bruce
    $300 2
the ears

Bruce
    $300 6
Lady Godiva

Triple Stumper
    $300 12
cannons

Robert
    $300 16
a crossword puzzle writer

Eric
    $300 14
Aeronautics & Administration

Eric
    $300 20
Brett

Bruce
    $400 3
a vixen

Bruce
    $400 7
Prince Andrew (or Prince Edward, Princess Anne, or Fergie, the Duchess of York)

Eric
    $400 13
lock, stock & barrel

Robert
    $400 17
a mate (or a spouse)

Eric
    $400 15
TASS

Triple Stumper
    $400 25
Chrysler

Bruce
    $500 4
the sound it makes

Triple Stumper
    $500 11
Thatcher winning her third national election

Bruce
    $500 19
arrows

Triple Stumper
    $500 18
Wimbledon

Bruce
    $900 23
(Alex: ...we've got less than a minute to go, and you've got $1,800, so select again.)

M*A*S*H (or CHiPS)

Robert
    $500 24
Toshiba

Eric

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

Bruce Robert Eric
$2,000 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Robert Eric
$3,300 $1,900 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. HISTORY
TIME
BODIES OF WATER
LAW
WESTERN FILMS
IT'S GREEK TO ME
    $200 5
the English Channel

Bruce
    $200 25
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: Ohp, we won't get a chance for any more. Big turnaround in the last minute or so.)

a fool

Bruce
    $200 21
school

Robert
    $400 6
George Washington

Bruce
    $3,000 22
(Robert: What is closing time?)
(Alex: Oh, no, sorry. ... The song is "One For My Baby" by Frank Sinatra. "It's [*] / There's no one in the place except you and me.")

a quarter to 3:00

Robert
    $400 2
the Great Salt Lake

Bruce
    $400 11
the U.S. Attorney General

Robert
    $400 16
to ostracize

Bruce
    $600 7
Hawaii

Bruce
    $600 9
(Eric: One thousand, one hundred and eleven years.)
...
(Alex: The reason I'm calling you wrong on this, Eric, is, as you know, in the Double Jeopardy! Round, you have to remember to phrase it in the form of a question.)

1,111

Eric
Triple Stumper
    $600 1
the Tiber

Bruce
    $600 12
Oliver North

Robert
    $600 15
(Eric: What is... [shakes head] calligraphy?)

stenography

Eric
Triple Stumper
    $800 8
Jefferson Davis

Robert
    $800 10
(Robert: What is an epoch?)

an eon

BruceRobert
    $800 3
Finland

Robert
    $800 13
Melvin Belli

Bruce
    $800 24
Louis L'Amour

Bruce
    $800 18
alpha to omega

Robert
    $1000 17
the Homestead Act

Bruce
    $1000 19
pro tempore

Robert
    $2,700 4
the Straits of Gibraltar & the Straits of Bosporus (or the Dardanelles) (& the Suez Canal)

Robert
    $1000 14
due process

Robert
    $1000 23
the Magnificent Seven

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
(Eric: What is an astronomer?)

an astrologer

Eric
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Robert Eric
$9,500 $6,400 -$100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BROADWAY MUSICALS
(Alex: [To Bruce] You're right there at the top of our list for big money winners, and you're coming back tomorrow to try and become a 5-time champion for an automatic berth in next year's Tournament of Champions. So good luck to you there.)
RobertWho are Dicke C. Dickens +
$6,400
BruceWho were V. Hugo and C. Dickens?
$5,500
(2 of) Victor Hugo (Les Misérables), Charles Dickens (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), & Mark Twain (Big River)

Final scores:

Bruce Robert Eric
$15,000 $0 -$100
4-day champion: $54,989 2nd place: a week's trip for 2 to Bluebeard's Castle aboard Eastern Airlines + either the Jeopardy! boxed game or the computerized version 3rd place: the 12-volume, 20-million-word The Motion Picture Guide to more than 53,000 films + either the Jeopardy! boxed game or the computerized version

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Bruce Robert Eric
$9,500 $7,300 -$100
22 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,700

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