Responses for show #3295 - Friday, December 25, 1998

Contestants

Will Thompson, a French professor from Memphis, Tennessee

Scott Speer, a loan officer from West Columbia, South Carolina

Dave Argentar, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,199)

Jeopardy! Round responses

FIRST LADIES
10-DIFFERENT-LETTER WORDS
(Alex: Each word will have 10 different letters.)
WORLD OF CHRISTMAS
RUDOLPH
THE RED-NOSED
REINDEER
    $100 1
Abigail Adams

Scott
    $100 10
Republican

Will
    $100 15
Pinatas

Dave
    $100 20
Rudolph Giuliani

Dave
    $100 6
W.C. Fields

Dave
    $100 25
Antlers

Will
    $200 2
(S: Who is Hoover?)
(D: What is silver?)

Gold

DaveScott
Triple Stumper
    $200 11
Palindrome

Will
    $200 16
Spain

Dave
    $200 21
Rudolph Valentino

Will
    $200 7
Dean Martin

Dave
    $200 26
Harem

Dave
    $300 3
William Henry Harrison

Scott
    $300 12
(D: What is a soundtrack?)

Background (music)

Dave
Triple Stumper
    $300 17
The Queen

Dave
    $300 22
Lake Rudolph

Will
    $300 8
(W: Who is Chip?)

Dale

Will
Triple Stumper
    $300 27
(buzzer sounds)

Lapps

Will
    $500 4
(S: Who was Van Buren?)

James Buchanan

Scott
    $400 13
(S: What is geology?)

Mineralogy

Scott
Triple Stumper
    $400 18
Shoes

Will
    $400 23
Wilma Rudolph

Will
    $400 9
(Dave: Who is Red Skelton?)
...
[All players were tied at -$300.]
(Alex: We have a tie game, ladies and gentlemen--Merry Christmas! Dave, Scott, and Will--they're giving it all back to us!)

Foster Brooks

Dave
Triple Stumper
    $500 5
Edith & Eleanor

Triple Stumper
    $500 14
Quadrefoil

Will
    $500 19
(we have less than a minute to go - select, Will...)

St. Lucia

Triple Stumper
    $500 24
Sir Rudolph Bing

Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Dave Scott Will
-$300 -$300 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Scott Will
$300 -$700 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

AFRICA
SPEAKING CONSERVATIVELY
NEXT LINE, PLEASE
PERFORMANCE ART
GETTING A PATENT
BEFORE & AFTER
    $200 3
(W: What is Ghana?)

Egypt

DaveWill
    $200 15
Murphy Brown

Scott
    $200 1
"It tolls for thee"

Will
    $200 8
Chocolate

Dave
    $200 17
"Fat Albert" Gore

Dave
    $400 4
Zimbabwe

Dave
    $400 2
"Never the twain shall meet"

Dave
    $400 9
Sneezing

Scott
    $400 18
Boy George Orwell

Dave
    $700 5
Liberia

Dave
    $600 14
Vassar

Will
    $600 12
"Did gyre and gimble in the wabe"

Triple Stumper
    $600 16
Marv Albert Einstein

Will
    $800 6
(S: What is Kenya?)

Tanzania

ScottWill
    $800 13
William Bennett

Dave
    $1,000 10
(S: What is "Or iron bars a cage?")

"Nor iron bars a cage"

Scott
    $800 25
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Happening

Will
    $800 21
(Scott: What is 21?)
...
(Alex: And we have less than a minute to go, Scott.)

17

Scott
Triple Stumper
    $800 19
(W: Who is Johnny Carson McCuller?)

Johnny Carson McCullers

ScottWill
    $1000 7
(D: What is Botswana?)

Mozambique

DaveWill
    $1000 20
Edmund Burke

Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
"A stately pleasure-dome decree"

Scott
    $1000 23
Robots

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
(D: What is trademarks?)

Trademark

Dave
Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
Martin Luther Burbank

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Scott Will
$1,600 -$900 $5,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

NAME'S THE SAME
DaveWhat is a Brit?
$1,599
WillWhat is Brit??
$1,000
John Bull

Final scores:

Dave Scott Will
$1 -$900 $4,200
2nd place: Trip/Tour to Israel 3rd place: Trip/Tour to Quebec City New champion: $4,200

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Dave Scott Will
$1,500 $600 $5,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
6 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $7,300

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