Responses for show #853 - Wednesday, April 27, 1988

Contestants

Dave Drew, a tax preparer from Fresno, California

Rob Pold, a graduate student from Downers Grove, IL

Blaze Newman, a teacher from Encinitas, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,600)

Jeopardy! Round responses

RELIGION
MOVIE TITLE ROLES
PROVERBS
1974
RACQUET SPORTS
NUTMEGGERS
    $100 6
Old Testament

Dave
    $100 5
Lily Tomlin

Blaze
    $100 12
(Rob: What is to eat well?)

eat to live

RobDave
    $100 7
All the President's Men

Rob
    $100 26
floor

Rob
    $100 19
(Samuel) Colt

Rob
    $200 15
Jehovah's Witnesses

Rob
    $200 1
Ernest Borgnine

Blaze
    $200 13
clothes

Dave
    $200 8
People's Republic of China

Rob
    $200 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

underhand

Dave
    $200 22
(P.T.) Barnum

Blaze
    $300 21
(Dave: What is the [*] religion?)

Muslim (Islam)

Dave
    $300 2
Robert Redford

Blaze
    $300 14
heaven's

Blaze
    $300 9
[The song was not played again going into the first break.]

"The Streak" (streakers)

Rob
    $300 16
grips

Dave
    $300 23
Katharine Hepburn

Rob
    $400 3
Tippi Hedren

Blaze
    $400 17
(Alex: And he that will never thrive may lie till eleven...Little bit of warning there.)

seven

Dave
    $400 10
(Rob: What is the Sybinese Liberation Army?)
(Alex: Symbionese, but that's close enough. [*].)

Symbionese Liberation Army

Rob
    $400 20
(Blaze: What is badminton?)

squash

Blaze
Triple Stumper
    $400 24
Seth Thomas

Dave
    $500 4
Esther Williams

Triple Stumper
    $500 18
[Laughter]

the one you're standing on

Triple Stumper
    $500 11
Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

Dave
    $500 25
(Noah) Webster

Rob

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

Blaze Rob Dave
$1,300 $900 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Blaze Rob Dave
$1,100 $2,100 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CAPITAL CITIES
HORSES
TECHNOLOGY
POP MUSIC
BRITISH POETRY
"P"S & "Q"S
    $200 19
(Rob: What is El Salvador?)

Guatemala (or Panama)

BlazeRob
    $200 26
France

Blaze
    $200 12
IBM

Rob
    $200 2
Ireland

Blaze
    $200 1
Grecian Urn

Rob
    $200 9
pink eye

Blaze
    $400 20
(Alex: That's right, the capital of Benin.)

Porto Novo

Blaze
    $400 27
record age

Dave
    $400 13
Underwriters Laboratories

Dave
    $400 5
Marvin Hamlisch

Rob
    $400 3
proud

Blaze
    $400 10
pimento

Triple Stumper
    $600 21
Canberra

Blaze
    $600 28
(Dave: What are reins?)

a bit

Dave
Triple Stumper
    $600 14
(Blaze: What is square?)

circular or round

Blaze
Triple Stumper
    $600 6
5

Rob
    $600 4
daffodils

Rob
    $600 11
(Blaze: What is Princess Anne?)

Queen Anne

BlazeDave
    $800 22
(Alex: Right again. We've got a minute to go.)

Bucharest

Blaze
    $800 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

knees (legs)

Dave
    $800 15
copy machine (photocopier)

Dave
    $1,350 7
(Alex: The song was "Ebony and Ivory.")

Paul McCartney

Rob
    $800 24
Dylan Thomas

Blaze
    $800 17
Quantum Theory

Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
Rabat

Blaze
    $1000 16
(Blaze: What is automated printing plates on the machines?)

Linotype

BlazeDave
    $1000 8
"You Keep Me Hangin' On"

Rob
    $1000 25
April

Blaze
    $1,300 18
(Dave: What is query?)

quoth

Dave

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Blaze Rob Dave
$4,700 $6,250 $4,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ASTROLOGY
DaveWhat is Capricorn
$4,600
BlazeWhat is the ram?
$0
RobWhat is Gemini?
$3,200
Gemini

Final scores:

Blaze Rob Dave
$4,700 $9,450 $0
2nd place: Hotpoint cooking center & Capri Lighting spotlighting + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version New champion: $9,450 3rd place: Colortyme VCR + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Blaze Rob Dave
$4,700 $5,700 $5,900
17 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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