Responses for show #3091 - Monday, January 26, 1998

Contestants

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Melissa Singer, an editor from Forest Hills, New York

Vinnie Iyer, a journalism student from Ballwin, Missouri

Ron Hankey, an operations research analyst from Falls Church, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,202)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT ROME
LYRICISTS
JUST LOGOS
LET'S TALK "DIRTY"
ODDS
ENDS
    $100 12
Centurion

Vinnie
    $100 9
(R: Who is Julio Iglesias?)

Hal David

Ron
Triple Stumper
    $100 1
Playboy

Melissa
    $100 6
"Dirty Harry" Callahan

Vinnie
    $100 18
1 in 2/even

Vinnie
    $100 26
Roseanne

Melissa
    $200 17
(V: Who are Romulus & Remus?)

Antony & Cleopatra

Vinnie
Triple Stumper
    $200 10
Bernie Taupin

Vinnie
    $200 2
Quaker Oats

Ron
    $200 7
You dirty rat

Vinnie
    $200 21
Lotteries

Ron
    $200 27
Winston Churchill

Melissa
    $300 22
Cookbook

Vinnie
    $300 11
Elvis Costello

Ron
    $300 3
Morton Salt

Ron
    $300 8
Dirty rice

Triple Stumper
    $300 25
(V: What is 5....(time)?)
(about a minute to go...)

5 to 1

Vinnie
Triple Stumper
    $300 28
(V: What is Liberia?)

Rhodesia

Vinnie
Triple Stumper
    $400 20
Pliny

Melissa
    $400 13
Lorenz Hart

Vinnie
    $400 4
Allstate

Melissa
    $400 15
(V: What is "Summer of Love?")

"Dirty Laundry"

Vinnie
Triple Stumper
    $400 24
Actuarial tables

Ron
    $1,000 30
Beethoven's "Fifth Symphony"

Vinnie
    $500 19
Julius Caesar

Triple Stumper
    $500 14
Howard Ashman

Vinnie
    $500 5
Merrill Lynch

Vinnie
    $500 16
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Vinnie
    $500 23
1 in 13

Vinnie
    $500 29
Fatal Attraction

Vinnie

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

Ron Vinnie Melissa
$700 $1,600 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Vinnie Melissa
$1,300 $3,700 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

RELIGION
A TRIP TO LITERARY BRITAIN
MOVIES: BEEN THERE, DONE THAT
NOTABLE AMERICANS
BODY PART HOMONYMS
ODDS & ENDS
(Alex: In the same category.)
    $200 18
Martin Luther

Vinnie
    $200 3
Charles Dickens

Vinnie
    $200 21
(and we have about a minute to go...)

The Lost World

Vinnie
    $200 1
Mark Twain

Vinnie
    $200 11
Eye (I)

Ron
    $400 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the Star of David

Vinnie
    $400 4
Victor Hugo

Vinnie
    $400 22
San Francisco

Melissa
    $400 2
Basketball

Ron
    $400 14
Toe (tow)

Melissa
    $1,500 12
Shinto

Ron
    $1,500 5
Thomas Hardy

Vinnie
    $600 24
Baby carriage

Melissa
    $600 6
Hillary Rodham Clinton

Vinnie
    $600 15
Ear ('ear)

Melissa
    $600 25
La Scala

Ron
    $800 13
Zoroaster

Ron
    $800 8
(V: Who is T.S. Eliot?)

Henry James

VinnieMelissa
    $800 23
Les Liaisons dangereuses

Melissa
    $800 7
William Inge

Vinnie
    $800 16
Hair (hare)

Triple Stumper
    $800 26
Chess

Vinnie
    $1000 19
(V: Who is Atman?)
(Alex: (before FJ) Vinnie, our judges have deemed that "Atman" is an acceptable response, so your score has increased.)

Brahman

Vinnie
    $1000 10
Percy Shelley

Melissa
    $1000 20
Wife

Vinnie
    $1000 9
Georgia O'Keeffe

Vinnie
    $1000 17
Muscle (mussel)

Melissa

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Vinnie Melissa
$4,800 $11,200 $6,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ANIMALS OF THE NEW WORLD
RonWhat is the opossum?
$4,795
MelissaWhat is the possum?
$6,000
VinnieWhat is the possum?
$2,500
Opossum/possum

Final scores:

Ron Vinnie Melissa
$9,595 $13,700 $12,800
3rd place: Pair of Ellesse Watches New champion: $13,700 2nd place: Trip to Hotel Melia Castilla in Madrid, Spain

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ron Vinnie Melissa
$3,900 $9,700 $6,800
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
13 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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