Responses for show #759 - Thursday, December 17, 1987

Contestants

Kathy White, a teacher from Greensboro, North Carolina

Tom Grant, a direct marketing executive from New York City, New York

David Nagy, a rock singer from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,400)

Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
SPIDERS
OPPOSITES IN SONG
MUSEUMS
BEAUTY QUEENS
SPORT OF KINGS
    $100 1
(Alex: Yes, reduced with a bang, I might add.)

Mt. St. Helens

Kathy
    $100 8
water

Kathy
    $100 9
"A Boy Named Sue"

David
    $100 4
Johnny Carson

Tom
    $100 11
Dorothy Lamour

Kathy
    $100 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the Kentucky Derby

David
    $200 2
(David: What is Florida?)

Louisiana

DavidTom
    $200 10
Australia

Kathy
    $200 15
"Take This Job And Shove It"

Kathy
    $200 5
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

David
    $200 12
Elvis Presley

Kathy
    $300 3
(David: What is 11%?)

16%

DavidTom
    $300 18
(2 of) black, brown & red(-legged)

David
    $300 17
"Dawn"

David
    $300 21
a violin

David
    $300 13
Bess Myerson

Kathy
    $400 6
Puerto Rico

David
    $400 22
volcanoes

David
    $400 19
"Sunshine On My Shoulder"

Kathy
    $400 24
(Kathy: What was his visor?)

his bow tie

DavidKathy
    $400 14
(Alex: Yes, a reference there to Wonder Woman.)

Lynda Carter

David
    $500 7
Montana & Idaho

David
    $500 23
tarantulas

Tom
    $500 20
[Alex reads "S. Lawrence" in the clue as "Stevie Lawrence".]

"Go Away Little Girl"

Kathy
    $500 25
Chicago

Triple Stumper
    $500 16
Anita Ekberg

David

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

David Tom Kathy
$700 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Tom Kathy
$3,400 $1,100 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SHAKESPEAREAN 1st LINES
(Alex: These are not the first lines of the plays. They are the first lines spoken by one of the main characters in the play.)
MEDICINE
PENNSYLVANIA PEOPLE
CLASSIC CINEMA
CASTLES & CHATEAUX
RULING WORDS
    $200 1
Julius Caesar

Kathy
    $200 18
hayfever

Kathy
    $200 5
Grace Kelly

Tom
    $200 7
Miracle on 34th Street

Triple Stumper
    $200 2
(Kathy: I'll try what's Coca-Cola?)
(Tom: What is Cola?)

Coca

TomKathy
Triple Stumper
    $200 13
7

Tom
    $1,500 19
Salk & Sabin

Kathy
    $1,000 6
(Alex: A good guess, Tom! It paid off, and you're tied with Kathy for second place, but you have control of the board. Go again.)

Chubby Checker

Tom
    $400 8
(Kathy: Who was George Washington?)
...
(Alex: Yes, it was about the Civil War.)

Abraham Lincoln

DavidKathy
    $400 3
the Loire

Kathy
    $400 14
old people

David
    $600 20
a leech

Kathy
    $600 9
Benjamin Franklin

David
    $600 10
(David: Who was... Joseph Cotten?)

Hurd Hatfield

DavidTom
    $600 4
Mexico City

David
    $600 15
the Populist Party

Kathy
    $800 21
whooping cough

David
    $800 22
soap

Tom
    $800 11
Intermezzo

Triple Stumper
    $800 16
(Tom: What are Slavs?)

masters (or slaveowners)

DavidTom
    $1000 23
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Mary Roberts Rinehart

Triple Stumper
    $1000 12
(Alex: The film is The [*] Thief.)
[Apostrophe in date is correct as shown.]

a bicycle

David
    $1000 17
(David: What is a homocracy?)

an androcracy

DavidKathy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Tom Kathy
$6,400 $2,900 $5,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

RELIGION
[Alex reads "J. Means" in the clue as "Jacqueline Means".]
TomWhat is the Presbyterian Church
$2,900
KathyWhat is the Episcopal Church?
$5,500
DavidWhat is Episcopal?
$6,400
the Episcopal Church

Final scores:

David Tom Kathy
$12,800 $0 $11,100
2-day champion: $31,200 + the Jeopardy! home game (boxed or computerized) 3rd place: Gruen 1930s-recreation watch + the Jeopardy! home game (boxed or computerized) 2nd place: La-Z-Boy Signature II sofa + Scott 100 W remote control audio system + the Jeopardy! home game (boxed or computerized)

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

David Tom Kathy
$6,400 $2,300 $4,500
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,200

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