Responses for show #1321 - Monday, May 7, 1990

1990 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

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Michael Thayer, a junior from Rutgers College

Gavin Russell, a senior from the University of California-Berkeley

Elena Broder, a senior from Duke University

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Jeopardy! Round responses

CURRENT EVENTS
SUNDAY SCHOOL
WEAPONS
RECENT MOVIES
DESSERTS
-OLOGIES
    $100 23
Nelson Mandela

Gavin
    $100 5
(Gavin: What is Arabic?)

Greek

GavinMichael
    $100 6
javelin

Gavin
    $100 2
(The) War of the Roses

Gavin
    $100 1
macaroon

Gavin
    $100 10
(Gavin: What is zodiology?)

astrology

GavinMichael
    $200 20
Colombia

Gavin
    $200 18
(Michael: What is a leopard?)

house cat

GavinMichael
    $200 4
rifle

Triple Stumper
    $200 3
Always

Elena
    $200 9
(Michael: What is ice cream?)

apple pie

ElenaMichael
    $200 11
ecology

Michael
    $300 19
Moynihan

Gavin
    $300 30
confession

Gavin
    $300 16
catapults

Gavin
    $300 7
Al Pacino

Gavin
    $300 24
(Alex: Yes, and we have a minute to go in the round.)

gingerbread cookie

Michael
    $300 12
volcanoes

Gavin
    $400 21
oat bran

Elena
    $400 28
Passover

Elena
    $400 17
tomahawk

Elena
    $400 8
Jessica Lange

Elena
    $400 27
Sara Lee

Elena
    $400 14
cardiology

Gavin
    $500 22
(Gavin: What is Armenia?)

Azerbaijan

GavinMichael
    $500 29
marriage

Michael
    $500 25
crossbow

Gavin
    $700 13
Henry V

Gavin
    $500 26
petit four

Elena
    $500 15
(Michael: What is archaeology?)
[Michael's response was ruled incorrect and the decision was reversed before the Final Jeopardy! clue was revealed.]

archaeology or paleontology

GavinMichael

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

Elena Gavin Michael
$800 $1,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elena Gavin Michael
$2,900 $3,700 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

POETS & POETRY
THE 20th CENTURY
ISLAND NICKNAMES
PHYSICAL SCIENCE
RULERS
AMERICANA
    $200 18
ice

Elena
    $200 19
Antarctica

Gavin
    $200 11
Ireland

Michael
    $200 10
sun

Elena
    $200 26
(Alex: [Acknowledging Michael's ring-in] Peter--I mean... Sorry, I gave it to you, uh, so we, uh, can't have anyone ring in on that one. [Laughter])

Peter the Great

Triple Stumper
    $200 5
Daniel Boone

Gavin
    $400 15
Walt Whitman

Elena
    $400 22
Haile Selassie

Elena
    $400 12
Alcatraz

Gavin
    $400 6
woofer

Gavin
    $400 27
Roman Empire

Triple Stumper
    $400 1
Paul Bunyan

Michael
    $600 14
John Greenleaf Whittier

Triple Stumper
    $600 23
Abbie Hoffman

Michael
    $600 13
Galápagos

Elena
    $600 7
mantle

Michael
    $600 28
Mary

Elena
    $1,200 2
hatchet

Michael
    $800 16
Emerson

Elena
    $800 24
Eisenhower

Gavin
    $800 21
(Elena: What is Manx?)

Mann (The Isle of Man)

ElenaGavin
    $2,000 8
inertia

Michael
    $800 29
(Elena: What is Spain?)

Portugal

Elena
Triple Stumper
    $800 3
coyote

Michael
    $1000 17
"Ode on a Grecian Urn"

Elena
    $1000 25
(Gavin: What is the Spanish-American War?)

Russo-Japanese War

GavinMichael
    $1000 20
Molokai

Gavin
    $1000 9
(Elena: What is a quark?)

photon

ElenaMichael
    $1000 30
(Elena: Who is Macbeth?)

Robert the Bruce

Elena
Triple Stumper
    $1000 4
(Gavin: What are Alleghenies?)
(Elena: What are the Poconos?)

Catskills

ElenaGavin
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elena Gavin Michael
$2,500 $5,500 $9,600

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

COMPOSERS
ElenaWho is Vivaldi?
$2,500
GavinWho is Vivaldi?
$5,500
MichaelWho is Vivaldi?
$1,401
Vivaldi

Final scores:

Elena Gavin Michael
$5,000 $11,000 $11,001
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Elena Gavin Michael
$2,500 $5,300 $7,800
16 R,
5 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,600

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