Responses for show #2891 - Monday, March 10, 1997

Contestants

Jim Selth, an attorney from Glendora, California

Linda Slyer, a homemaker originally from Saddlebrook, New Jersey

Jeff Horton, a school board member from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,100)

Jeopardy! Round responses

CAVING
HISTORIC HOMES
COUNTRY SINGERS
-OLOGIES
FACTS & FIGURES
WEDDING POTPOURRI
    $100 21
Bats

Linda
    $100 16
Molly Brown

Jeff
    $100 2
Oak Ridge Boys

Jim
    $100 1
Hearing

Jim
    $100 8
(L: What is 24?)

2

JeffLinda
    $100 25
(Alex: We have about a minute left.)

Rice

Linda
    $200 22
(Underground) Rivers

Linda
    $200 17
(L: What is San Francisco?)

Boston

LindaJim
    $200 3
Randy Travis

Linda
    $200 7
Zoology

Jim
    $200 12
Africa

Jeff
    $200 28
Best man

Jeff
    $300 23
(Jim: What are icebergs?)

Glaciers

LindaJim
    $300 18
(L: What is Oahu?)

Hawaii

JeffLinda
    $300 4
Kiss me

Linda
    $300 9
Mars

Jeff
    $300 13
Saudi Arabia

Linda
    $300 29
The one that catches the bouquet

Linda
    $400 24
Scuba diving

Jim
    $400 19
Louisiana

Jeff
    $400 5
(Jim: Who is Clint Black?)

Johnny Cash

LindaJim
    $400 10
China

Linda
    $400 14
Uno

Triple Stumper
    $400 27
The sun shines on

Triple Stumper
    $500 30
Spain

Linda
    $500 20
(Jeff: Who is Jefferson?)

George Washington

Jeff
    $500 6
(Jeff: Who is Dolly Parton?)

Barbara Mandrell

JeffLinda
    $500 11
Hydrology

Jeff
    $500 15
CN Tower

Triple Stumper
    $500 26
Breaking of the glass

Linda

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

Jeff Linda Jim
$600 $2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Linda Jim
$1,100 $3,500 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CIVIL SERVICE
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
NEWSPAPERS
THE OSCARS
(Alex: They're coming up in a couple of weeks)
THE 1930s
SHORT STORIES
    $200 21
Mandarin

Triple Stumper
    $200 2
Mediterranean Sea

Jeff
    $200 1
Indiana

Jeff
    $200 16
Disney

Linda
    $200 5
Volkswagen

Linda
    $400 22
Freedom of Information Act

Jim
    $400 3
Bosnia

Jeff
    $400 12
(Jeff: What is the Sun?)

Star

JeffJim
    $400 17
Oliver Stone

Jeff
    $400 6
Amelia Earhart

Jim
    $400 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: And the last clue... well, it doesn't really matter; Jeff, you couldn't have gotten out of the hole with the clues that remained, and you wind up at -$1,300.)

scrivener

Jeff
    $600 23
(and we have a minute left...)

United Nations

Jeff
    $600 4
(Jeff: What is Liechtenstein?)

Luxembourg

JeffJim
    $1,000 13
The Boston Globe

Jim
    $600 18
Gene Hackman

Linda
    $600 7
Sydney

Linda
    $600 28
Sam Shepard

Triple Stumper
    $800 25
(Jeff: What is patronage?)
(Alex: Be more specific...)
(Jeff: The patronage system?)

"Spoils" system

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $1,000 9
(Jeff: What is Uruguay?)

Guyana

Jeff
    $800 14
Sacramento Bee

Jim
    $800 19
(Jeff: Who is Streisand?)

Penny Marshall

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $800 8
Italy

Jeff
    $800 27
(Jeff: Who is O' Connor?)

Eudora Welty

JeffLinda
    $1000 24
Richard Holbrooke

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
Black Sea

Jeff
    $1000 15
Des Moines Register

Jim
    $1000 20
(Jeff: What is "The Wizard Of Oz?")

Gone With The Wind

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
(Jeff: Who is Castro?)

Fulgencio Batista

JeffLinda
    $1000 26
Isaac Bashevis Singer

Linda

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Linda Jim
-$1,300 $7,900 $4,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

NOTABLE WOMEN
JimWho is Janet Reno
$4,899
LindaWho is Reno?
$2,000
Janet Reno

Final scores:

Jeff Linda Jim
-$1,300 $9,900 $9,799
3rd place: Samsung 19-inch Color TV/VCR Combo New champion: $9,900 2nd place: Trip to Le Montrose Hotel, Hollywood, California

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jeff Linda Jim
$200 $7,900 $4,500
16 R,
10 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $12,600

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