Responses for show #687 - Tuesday, September 8, 1987

Missing introductions.

Contestants

Tom Facelle, a general surgeon from Tucson, Arizona

Brenda Berstler, a homemaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ken Higgins, a woodworker from Anchorage, Alaska (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,550)

Jeopardy! Round responses

FEATHERED FRIENDS
5-LETTER WORDS
FAMOUS MORGANS
SPORTS FIGURES
MISSISSIPPI
HEADS
    $100 14
the tail

Tom
    $100 18
fungi

Brenda
    $100 1
J.P. Morgan

Brenda
    $100 2
a touchdown

Tom
    $100 13
black

Ken
    $100 26
King Henry VIII

Brenda
    $200 16
their wings

Ken
    $200 19
the spine

Tom
    $200 7
Jaye P. Morgan

Brenda
    $200 3
the ring

Tom
    $200 15
secede from the Union

Ken
    $200 12
(Ken: What's the Jungle Safari?)

the Jungle River Cruise

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $300 17
the eggs

Brenda
    $500 23
"Dizzy"

Brenda
    $300 8
Rex Morgan M.D.

Ken
    $300 4
3

Tom
    $300 20
forests

Brenda
    $300 11
Sir Walter Raleigh

Triple Stumper
    $400 29
the hood

Ken
    $400 24
the mango

Brenda
    $400 9
(1 of) Morgan Fairchild (Morgan Brittany)

Tom
    $400 5
matadors (bullfighters)

Tom
    $400 21
(Ken: What is Lincoln?)

Jeb Stuart

KenBrenda
    $400 27
(Alex: Sawed off head by the way was never found.)

the Little Mermaid

Ken
    $500 30
they are active during the day

Triple Stumper
    $500 25
(Alex: We've got less than a minute to go in this round.)

snarl

Tom
    $500 10
Harry Morgan

Tom
    $500 6
Formula 1

Triple Stumper
    $500 22
Tennessee Williams

Brenda
    $500 28
(Brenda: Who is Bluebeard?)

Blackbeard

BrendaTom

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ken Brenda Tom
$200 $300 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Brenda Tom
$1,000 $2,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT HISTORY
FIRST LADIES
AMERICAN POETRY
MUSICALS
STATE OBJECTS
"TAIL"s
    $200 1
platonic

Tom
    $200 2
a college graduate

Brenda
    $200 3
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Brenda
    $200 18
coyote

Tom
    $200 9
the tailbone

Tom
    $400 22
a scarab

Ken
    $400 6
Harding

Brenda
    $400 4
(Tom: What is [sounded like] Eight?)

Sweet Charity

BrendaTom
    $400 20
a mammoth

Ken
    $400 13
a bobtail nag

Brenda
    $500 23
(Ken: Octavian and Tiberius?)
(Alex: You didn't phrase it properly.)
...
(Alex: We've got less than a minute to go.)

(2 of) Augustus or Octavian, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius & Nero

Ken
    $600 10
(Tom: Who is his niece?)

his sister

Tom
Triple Stumper
    $600 16
Thomas Eliot

Tom
    $600 5
at Sea

Tom
    $600 21
cranberry juice

Ken
    $600 14
a cocktail

Brenda
    $800 24
the Peloponnesian War

Ken
    $800 11
Eleanor Roosevelt

Brenda
    $800 17
Emily Dickinson

Brenda
    $800 7
(Tom: Who is "Hot Lips" Houlihan?)

Loretta Swit

BrendaTom
    $800 26
Nathan Hale

Tom
    $800 15
tailgate

Tom
    $1000 25
(Tom: What is a giant lens which concentrated sunlight to set the ships on fire?)

mirrors

Tom
Triple Stumper
    $500 12
(Alex: Was that a guess?)
(Brenda: Educated guess.)
(Alex: Hey, those count.)

John Adams

Brenda
    $1000 19
E.E. Cummings

Brenda
    $1000 8
Katharine Hepburn

Brenda
    $1000 27
a doughnut

Brenda
    $1000 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the tail end

Brenda

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Brenda Tom
$2,700 $11,500 $3,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
(Brenda: And where do I live?)
(Alex: Where do you live?)
(Brenda: Pittsburgh, [*].)
[Laughter]
(Alex: Well, Brenda, you're gonna hear about it when you get back home.)
KenWhat is Mass.
$2,700
TomWhat is Virginia
$1,601
BrendaWhat is Virginia?
$1,000
Pennsylvania

Final scores:

Ken Brenda Tom
$0 $10,500 $2,199
3rd place: Ducane 2002 gas grill + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version New champion: $10,500 2nd place: Admiral refrigerator & Multipure drinking water system + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Brenda Tom
$3,200 $11,800 $3,800
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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