Responses for show #994 - Thursday, December 22, 1988

Player introductions are missing from the tape used to archive the game.

Contestants

Willie White, a travel agent from North Hollywood, California

Jean Murray, an occupation unknown from Iowa

John Hawekotte, an attorney and CPA originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,400)

Jeopardy! Round responses

MAN IN SPACE
ADVERTISING
SHAKESPEARE
CRIME & PUNISHMENT
McSINGERS
OOPS!
    $100 1
John Glenn

Jean
    $100 19
(John: What is United?)

American Airlines

JohnWillie
    $100 2
Cleopatra

Jean
    $100 17
California

John
    $100 12
Paul McCartney

John
    $100 7
pigs

John
    $200 20
(Jean: What is Texaco?)

Mobil

JohnJean
    $200 3
Macbeth & Lady Macbeth

Jean
    $200 18
bingo

Willie
    $200 13
Don McLean

Willie
    $200 8
(cellular) telephones

John
    $300 21
Mercedes

John
    $300 4
priests (friars)

Willie
    $300 24
motorcycles

John
    $300 14
McGuires (McGuire Sisters)

John
    $300 9
Grateful Dead

Willie
    $1,000 28
(John: What are the 7 continents?)
[End of round signals.]

number of original Mercury astronauts

John
    $400 22
(Jean: What is Chanel No. 5?)
...
(Alex: Or they wear nothing at all.)
[Laughter]

Revlon

Jean
Triple Stumper
    $400 5
(father's) ghost

Jean
    $400 25
insider trading

John
    $400 15
Marilyn McCoo

Jean
    $400 10
(John: What are stamp machines?)
(Alex: No.)
(John: Mailing machines?)

9-digit zip codes

John
Triple Stumper
    $500 27
Michael Collins

Triple Stumper
    $500 23
Baccarat

Jean
    $500 6
The Merry Wives of Windsor

Jean
    $500 26
(Alex: We've got less than a minute to go.)

home VCR machine

Triple Stumper
    $500 16
Christine McVie

Willie
    $500 11
Isabella Rossellini

Triple Stumper

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

John Jean Willie
$300 $1,300 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Jean Willie
$500 $1,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE OLD WEST
FAMOUS QUOTES
RELIGION
GEOGRAPHY
ACTORS & ACTRESSES
IN THE NEWS
    $200 11
Colt

Willie
    $200 14
every minute

Willie
    $200 25
(John: What is the Eastern Orthodox Church?)

Russian Orthodox

JohnJean
    $200 1
(Jean: What is Inverness?)

Innsbruck

JeanWillie
    $200 6
Errol Flynn

John
    $200 21
Reagans

John
    $400 12
William Cody (Buffalo Bill)

John
    $400 15
(Karl) Marx

Jean
    $400 26
Scientology

Willie
    $400 2
Mauna Loa

Willie
    $400 7
Laurence Olivier

Willie
    $1,600 22
federal income tax (federal tax laws)

John
    $600 13
chaps

Jean
    $600 16
(Alex: [*] of [*] & Sullivan.)

Gilbert

Triple Stumper
    $600 27
[End of round signals.]

pagodas

Triple Stumper
    $600 3
Madagascar

Willie
    $600 8
Bonnie and Clyde

John
    $600 23
(Alfred) Dreyfus

Jean
    $800 19
Tombstone

John
    $800 17
the golden door

Jean
    $800 4
(John: What is Turkey?)

Iran

JohnWillie
    $800 9
Alec Guinness

Triple Stumper
    $800 24
(Jean: What is blue?)
(Willie: What is yellow?)
...
(Alex: Jean, back to you and we have a minute to go.)

red

JeanWillie
Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
(Alex: Yes, the author of Ben-Hur, the governor of Texas.)
[Alex later corrected his remark to Governor of the Territory of New Mexico.]

Lew Wallace

John
    $1000 18
(Alex: Of the Nez Perce.)

Chief Joseph

Willie
    $1000 5
Peru

John
    $1000 10
(Willie: Who is Donna Reed?)
(John: Who is Jean Peters?)

Jean Arthur

JohnWillie
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Jean Willie
$4,300 $3,200 $4,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WOMEN IN SPORTS
JeanWho is Janet Evans
$3,000
WillieWho is Janet ?
$2,200
JohnWho is Janet Evans?
$3,701
Janet Evans

Final scores:

John Jean Willie
$8,001 $6,200 $1,800
2-day champion: $20,401 2nd place: Whirlpool refrigerator & Multipure water system + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 3rd place: Winnower Trinity ceiling fan + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

John Jean Willie
$4,100 $3,200 $4,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $11,300

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