Responses for show #973 - Wednesday, November 23, 1988

Contestants

EJ Filander, a student teacher from Malvern, Pennsylvania

Glenn Stoops, a mathematician from Dayton, Ohio

Ann Wheeler, a systems engineer from Oakland, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,801)

Jeopardy! Round responses

FAMOUS FOLKS
THE CIVIL WAR
TV DETECTIVES
HOLLYWOOD QUOTES
SWEETS
FROM THE LATIN
    $100 11
George Bush

EJ
    $100 2
Fort Sumter

Glenn
    $100 26
The Rockford Files

Ann
    $100 16
Mickey Rooney

Glenn
    $100 1
(Ann: What is wet them?)

grease them

AnnGlenn
    $100 17
saint

Glenn
    $200 12
(Mister) Fred Rogers

EJ
    $200 3
Emancipation Proclamation

Ann
    $200 27
(Alex: Played by my friend, Craig Stevens, nice man. We've got less than a minute to go.)
[The music was reprised going into the break.]

Peter Gunn

Ann
    $200 21
threw it out

EJ
    $200 4
rock candy

Ann
    $200 18
fossil

Glenn
    $300 13
(Glenn: Who is Neil Armstrong?)
[laughter!]
...
(Alex: Yeah, that's why we got the laughter from some young people in our audience. They are obviously rock music fans.)

Michael Jackson

AnnGlenn
    $300 8
McCormick

Ann
    $300 28
Thomas

EJ
    $300 22
the paper it's written on

Glenn
    $300 5
coconut

Ann
    $300 19
limit

Glenn
    $400 14
Yogi Berra

EJ
    $400 9
Stonewall Jackson

Glenn
    $400 29
Barney Miller

Ann
    $400 24
[laughter as Alex finishes reading the clue]

Pat Paulsen

Ann
    $400 6
phyllo

Ann
    $400 20
funnel

Ann
    $500 15
Leonard Bernstein

EJ
    $500 10
Vicksburg

Glenn
    $500 30
(EJ: Um...Who is the fugitive?)

Harry O

EJ
Triple Stumper
    $500 25
Orson Welles

Ann
    $500 7
pudding

Glenn
    $500 23
the Orient

Ann

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Ann Glenn EJ
$1,600 $1,300 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ann Glenn EJ
$4,100 $2,300 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE UNIVERSE
FOOD
RELIGION
AMERICAN INDIANS
OPERA
"IN" WORDS
    $200 3
stars

Glenn
    $200 1
vanilla

Ann
    $200 15
Christian Science

Ann
    $200 16
Carmen

Ann
    $200 10
insult

Glenn
    $400 4
Mercury & Venus

Glenn
    $400 2
Finnan haddie

Glenn
    $400 19
(Glenn: What is Zoroastrianism?)

Buddhism

AnnGlenn
    $400 29
Cherokee

Ann
    $400 17
William Tell

EJ
    $400 11
incomplete (interception)

Glenn
    $600 5
(Ann: What are asteroids?)
(Glenn: What are comets?)
(EJ: What are stars?)

meteors

AnnGlennEJ
Triple Stumper
    $600 8
egg cream

Ann
    $800 23
Islam

Ann
    $600 21
Navajo

Ann
    $600 18
Aida

Glenn
    $600 12
insectivore

EJ
    $800 6
(EJ: What is spherical?)
[EJ's response was accepted as correct and the decision was not reversed until the FJ! round when EJ with 1400 at the end of the DJ! round was not able to participate.]

spiral

EJ
Triple Stumper
    $800 9
papaya

Glenn
    $800 24
(Alex: Less than a minute to go.)

yin & yang

Glenn
    $800 28
(EJ: Who is Geronimo?)

Cochise

GlennEJ
    $800 20
Pagliacci

EJ
    $800 13
Infirmary

Ann
    $1000 7
(EJ: What are sunspots?)

solar flares

AnnEJ
    $1000 14
lobster

Ann
    $1000 25
Seventh-day Adventists

Glenn
    $1000 27
Chinook

Ann
    $4,000 22
[Ann said "Porgy" like "POR-jee."

Porgy and Bess

Ann
    $1000 26
insurrection

Glenn

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ann Glenn EJ
$14,700 $7,900 -$200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
GlennWhat is Cheshire Cat?
$7,900
AnnWho is the Shropshire
$2,000
Cheshire Cat

Final scores:

Ann Glenn EJ
$12,700 $15,800 -$200
2nd place: trip on Continental & stay at Drake Hotel in New York City New champion: $15,800 3rd place: Gold Coin maple leafs gold coins

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ann Glenn EJ
$11,500 $7,900 -$200
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
21 R,
3 W
9 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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