Responses for show #993 - Wednesday, December 21, 1988

Contestants

Elizabeth Krown Spellman, a management services officer from California

John Hawekotte, an attorney and CPA originally from Chicago, Illinois

Stuart Jacobson, a business associate originally from New York City (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,401)

Jeopardy! Round responses

1987
LAW
SPORTS
TELEVISION
FOOD & DRINK
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
    $100 8
Sally Ride

John
    $100 22
the bar

John
    $100 16
Churchill Downs

Elizabeth
    $100 5
Santa Monica

John
    $100 1
tines of a fork

Elizabeth
    $100 17
(Alex: Good guess.)

December

John
    $200 9
Folies Bergère

John
    $200 23
next of kin

John
    $200 18
boxing

John
    $200 6
Kevin Bacon

Stuart
    $200 2
Australia

Stuart
    $200 27
London

John
    $500 10
Texas

John
    $300 24
Miranda

John
    $300 19
clay

John
    $300 13
Annie Oakley

John
    $300 3
(Stuart: What is sherry?)
(Elizabeth: What is The Cask of [*] ?)
[Alex could be seen & heard checking with the judges on Stuart's incorrect response and clarified that sherry comes from Jerez.]

Amontillado

StuartElizabeth
    $300 28
(Elizabeth: What is a goose?)

turkey

JohnElizabeth
    $400 11
[The clue was displayed with no apostrophe.]

Billy Joel

John
    $400 25
(Stuart: That means away from cameras and spectators.)

in private (in his chambers)

StuartJohn
    $400 20
Avery Brundage

John
    $400 14
Angela Cartwright

John
    $400 4
Joan of Arc

John
    $400 29
(Stuart: He cut his pay, docked his salary, what is?)

raised his salary

StuartJohn
    $500 12
(Alex: That was the famous Cicciolina.)

Italy

Stuart
    $500 26
initiative

Triple Stumper
    $500 21
Cleveland

John
    $500 15
Gomer Pyle

John
    $500 7
conch

Stuart
    $500 30
doornail

Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Stuart John Elizabeth
$1,100 $1,700 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stuart John Elizabeth
$300 $6,300 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

POLITICIANS
ANIMALS
WORLD AUTHORS
ABBREVIATIONS
MEXICO
TUNES OF THE '20s
    $200 17
Air Force

Elizabeth
    $200 1
buffalo (bison)

Elizabeth
    $200 11
Chaucer

Elizabeth
    $200 6
(John: What is Born in the [*]?)

U.S.A.

John
    $200 25
(Alex: We've got less than a minute to go.)

run for re-election

John
    $200 26
Louise

Elizabeth
    $400 18
Jack Kemp

John
    $400 2
South America

Stuart
    $400 12
Hans Christian Andersen

Stuart
    $400 7
especially

John
    $400 24
tostada

Elizabeth
    $400 27
eyes

Elizabeth
    $600 19
(Mark) Hatfield

Elizabeth
    $600 3
fish in the water

John
    $600 13
Tolstoy

Elizabeth
    $600 8
(Stuart: What are months? [Alex says nothing] What are June, July & January?)

June

StuartJohn
    $2,500 21
"Mexican Hat Dance"

Stuart
    $600 28
(Stuart: What's the Charleston?)
(Elizabeth: What is the "Varsity Rag?" [just as Alex was saying, "No."] Drag?)
[End of round signals]

"Varsity Drag"

StuartElizabeth
    $800 20
Sam Nunn

Stuart
    $800 4
sperm whale

Stuart
    $800 14
Beckett

Elizabeth
    $800 9
very old

Elizabeth
    $800 22
Agua Caliente

Stuart
    $1000 16
Jane Byrne

John
    $1000 5
(John: What is a sloth?)

tapir

JohnElizabeth
    $1000 15
Gabriel García Márquez

Stuart
    $1,200 10
(Elizabeth: What is hurricane?)

relative humidty

Elizabeth
    $1000 23
(Stuart: Guadalupe. What is the Shrine of Guadalupe?)
[Stuart's response was accepted and the decision was reversed before the reveal of the Final Jeopardy! clue.]

Virgin Mary

Stuart
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stuart John Elizabeth
$4,800 $8,700 $5,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MOVIE DIRECTORS
StuartWho was Alfred Hitchcock?
$4,799
ElizabethWho is Alfred Hitchcock?
$4,801
JohnWho is Alfred Hitchcock?
$3,700
Alfred Hitchcock

Final scores:

Stuart John Elizabeth
$9,599 $12,400 $9,801
3rd place: Hitachi 20" TV New champion: $12,400 2nd place: trip on Delta to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico & stay at Villa Del Mar

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Stuart John Elizabeth
$2,900 $8,500 $6,200
11 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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