Responses for show #191 - Monday, June 3, 1985

Airdate approximate.

Contestants

Ron Tropsic, a marketing representative originally from Chicago, Illinois

Penny DeMille, a homemaker originally from Dayton, Ohio

Michael Backus, a puzzle designer originally from Tucson, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,700)

Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. STATES
PRISON SONGS
FAIRY TALES
POLITICAL QUOTES
PLAYWRIGHTS
USED-UP CARS
    $100 6
New Jersey

Penny
    $100 9
Goldilocks

Ron
    $100 17
(Alex: [Just after finishing the clue.] We have less than a minute to go in the round.)

Richard Nixon

Mike
    $100 1
Neil Simon

Mike
    $100 12
an Edsel

Mike
    $200 7
Maryland

Penny
    $200 11
(Mike: Who is Scheherazade?)
---
(Alex: A bit of trick. We threw you a curve there, gang. Sorry about that. We owe ourselves one per game.)

Anonymous

Mike
Triple Stumper
    $200 18
Karl Marx

Mike
    $200 2
Arthur Miller

Mike
    $200 13
(Penny: What is a Model T?)
(Ron: What is a Packard?)

a Maxwell

MikePennyRon
    $300 8
Hawaii

Triple Stumper
    $300 22
(Mike: What is straw...)
(Alex: Right!)
(Mike: ...into gold.)
[End-of-round sound.]

straw into gold

Ron
    $300 19
the ballot

Mike
    $500 3
(Mike: Who is Christopher Marlowe?)

George Bernard Shaw

Mike
    $300 14
a Stutz

Mike
    $400 10
(Alex: That village was built in the 1100s.)

Arizona

Mike
    $400 20
when you lose your job

Triple Stumper
    $400 4
(Ron: Who is Irving?)

Robert Shaw

Ron
Triple Stumper
    $400 15
(Ron: No idea.)

a DeSoto

MikeRon
    $500 21
Don't Tread on Me

Mike
    $500 5
Harvey Fierstein

Mike
    $500 16
(Penny: Who is, hmm, i don't know.)
(Ron: Who is Studebaker?)

Henry J. Kaiser

PennyRon
Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 8):

Mike Penny Ron
$300 $300 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Penny Ron
$2,600 -$400 -$1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SCIENCE
THE '30S
$ IN THE NEWS
(Alex: Dollars, or money, in the news.)
POETRY
PSYCHOLOGY
GERMAN
    $200 3
meteorology

Penny
    $200 1
Eight o'clock

Penny
    $200 14
the presidency

Mike
    $200 5
(Ron: What is March?)

"Fog"

PennyRon
    $200 12
a habit

Mike
    $200 10
auf wiedersehen

Penny
    $400 4
vitamins

Penny
    $400 2
the Big Apple

Mike
    $400 24
Paul Newman

Ron
    $400 6
Robert Frost

Mike
    $400 13
(Penny: What is a [*] gene? Ah...)
(Alex: [*] is the important part of the question.)

recessive

Penny
    $400 11
the Autobahns

Mike
    $600 7
static electricity

Mike
    $600 25
(Ron: What is the Pentagon?)
(Alex: No....We'll accept that.)

[End-of-round noise sounds.]

Defense Department (Pentagon accepted)

Ron
    $1,400 21
[Audio: Instrumental version of "Auld Lang Syne".]

(Alex: A little early in the year for us to be playing that, but do you have a question for me?)
(Mike: Who is [*]?)
(Alex: [*] wrote "Auld Lang Syne".)

Rabbie Burns

Mike
    $600 15
manic depression

Mike
    $600 18
(Mike: What is the morning?)
(Penny: What is "Good day"? What is...)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Penny: What is [*]?)

good afternoon

MikePenny
    $800 8
caffeine

Ron
    $800 22
(Alex: [Before taking Penny's response.] Less than a minute to go.)

(Penny: What is onomatopoeia?)
(Ron: What is a tongue twister?)

alliteration

MikePennyRon
    $800 16
sleepwalking

Mike
    $800 19
(Ron: What is Blitzkrieg?)

kaput

PennyRon
    $1000 9
Dr. (Paul) Ehrlich

Mike
    $1000 23
(Samuel Taylor) Coleridge

Mike
    $1000 17
the id

Mike
    $1000 20
the waiter

Mike

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Penny Ron
$11,800 $1,800 -$1,100
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

SPORTS
PennyWhat are the ?
$1,799
MikeWhat is Chicago White Sox?
$1,800
(1 of) Chicago White Sox & Boston Red Sox

Final scores:

Mike Penny Ron
$13,600 $1 -$1,100
2-day champion: $24,300 2nd place: Swintec typewriter + World Book encyclopedia 3rd place: Audiobahn AM/FM stereo

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Mike Penny Ron
$11,500 $1,800 -$1,100
26 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
5 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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