Responses for show #983 - Wednesday, December 7, 1988

Mark McDermott game 1.

Contestants

Mark McDermott, an editorial writer originally from Iowa

Mina Wender, a teacher from Baltimore, Maryland

Joe Ornstein, a proofreader from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

CLASSICAL MUSIC
GARDENING
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
GUINNESS SPORTS RECORDS
"DAY"s
KNIGHTS
    $100 6
with swing

Mina
    $100 1
weeds

Mark
    $100 17
railroad strike

Mark
    $100 22
arrow

Mina
    $100 2
daybed

Mark
    $100 12
(John) Ritter

Mark
    $200 7
Stradivarius

Joe
    $200 27
(Joe: What is repotting?)
(Mina: What is hoeing or cultivation of the ground?)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

watering

JoeMinaMark
    $200 18
(Mark: What is the U.S.?)
(Alex: The U.S. is the world's largest debtor nation.)

Japan

Mark
Triple Stumper
    $200 23
32 hours

Mark
    $200 3
D-Day

Joe
    $200 13
the gauntlet

Mina
    $300 9
Van Cliburn

Mina
    $300 19
Exxon

Mark
    $300 24
the Harlem Globetrotters

Mark
    $500 4
(Joe: [No response])

"Daydream Believer"

Joe
    $300 14
lance

Mina
    $400 10
Babar

Joe
    $400 20
Bridgestone

Mark
    $400 25
1/4 mile

Mina
    $400 5
Doris Day

Mina
    $400 15
Order of the Thistle

Mina
    $500 11
"Danse macabre" (the dance of death)

Mina
    $500 21
(Alex: And we have less than a minute to go.)

the Clayton Act

Triple Stumper
    $500 26
Satchel Paige

Mark
    $500 8
(Mina: Who is Susan Day?)

Lynda Day

JoeMina
    $500 16
(Mark: What is a mirror?)

garter

Mark
Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Joe Mina Mark
$800 $800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Mina Mark
$600 $2,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE 20th CENTURY
WOMEN
10-LETTER WORDS
WORLD CAPITALS
MEAT
TITLE CHARACTERS
(Alex: We will give you the title character, you give us the title of the book.)
    $200 23
Motown

Mark
    $200 14
California

Mark
    $200 15
gesundheit

Mark
    $200 11
Santiago

Mark
    $200 4
kangaroo

Joe
    $200 1
The Count of Monte Cristo

Mina
    $400 24
the Dust Bowl

Mark
    $400 20
Hana Mandlikova

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 16
heartbreak

Mark
    $400 12
(Joe: What is Oslo?)
(Mina: What is Copenhagen?)

Stockholm, Sweden

JoeMina
Triple Stumper
    $400 5
shish kebab

Mina
    $400 2
The Last of the Mohicans

Joe
    $600 25
Angola

Mark
    $600 21
Stephanie

Mark
    $600 17
fraternize

Mark
    $600 13
Tehran

Mina
    $600 8
tripe

Mark
    $600 3
Lady Chatterley's Lover

Mark
    $400 26
(Alex: And we have less than a minute to go in the round.)

Brazil

Mark
    $800 22
Emily Harris

Mark
    $800 18
(Mina: What is a synonym?)

synonymous

Mina
Triple Stumper
    $800 28
the Solomon Islands

Joe
    $800 9
turkey

Joe
    $800 6
The Man Who Came to Dinner

Mark
    $1000 27
the Atlantic Charter

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
Judy Woodruff

Joe
    $1000 19
chatelaine

Mina
    $1000 29
Albania

Joe
    $1000 10
brahma bull

Mina
    $1000 7
The Idiot

Joe

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Mina Mark
$5,400 $4,000 $8,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

TELEVISION
(Alex: Famous for playing Ralph Kramden on "The Honeymooners".)
MinaWho was Jackie Gleason?
$4,000
JoeWho is Jackie Gleason?
$5,399
MarkWho was Jackie Gleason?
$2,001
Jackie Gleason

Final scores:

Joe Mina Mark
$10,799 $8,000 $10,801
2nd place: a trip to Desert Inn Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas 3rd place: Conair Cuisine kitchen appliances New champion: $10,801

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Joe Mina Mark
$5,900 $4,000 $8,600
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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