Responses for show #2751 - Monday, July 15, 1996

1996 Olympic Games Tournament semifinal game 1.

Contestants

Jan Mertens, a computer programmer from Antwerp, Belgium

Steinar Madsen, a senior medical officer from Valstad, Norway

Elena Kislenkova, an assistant lecturer from St. Petersburg, Russia

Jeopardy! Round responses

SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR
FOOD
THE OSCARS
COMPANY SYMBOLS
HISTORIC NAMES
THE BEATLES
    $100 21
(Jan: What is bacon?)

beef

Jan
Triple Stumper
    $100 1
Mel Gibson

Elena
    $100 11
(Jan: What is a pelican?)

a penguin

SteinarJan
    $100 16
Marco Polo

Steinar
    $100 6
Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey)

Steinar
    $200 22
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: We're out of time for the Jeopardy! Round.)

bread

Steinar
    $200 2
Emma Thompson

Steinar
    $200 12
(Steinar: What are M's?)
(Jan: What are arrows?)
...
(Alex: Different languages, different cultures present us with unique problems and situations: we're about to rectify one right now--in the category COMPANY SYMBOLS, "McDonald's are Golden", we were going for arches, but Steinar said "M's" - they are M's, in fact, so we will give him $400 for a correct response and Jan, your incorrect response came after his, so you will get back your $200.)

the Arches

Steinar
    $200 17
Mahatma Gandhi

Elena
    $200 7
"She Loves You"

Triple Stumper
    $300 3
Nicolas Cage

Steinar
    $300 13
Levi's

Steinar
    $300 18
Heloise

Jan
    $300 8
"I Just Saw Her Standing There"

Jan
    $400 4
Kirk Douglas

Steinar
    $400 14
4 (interlocking) rings

Jan
    $400 19
(Steinar: Who is Catherine of Siena?)

Catherine Parr

Steinar
Triple Stumper
    $400 9
(Jan: What is Help!?)
(Steinar: What is Yellow Submarine?)
...
(Alex: And Elena probably didn't see this film.)

A Hard Day's Night

SteinarJan
Triple Stumper
    $500 5
Susan Sarandon

Jan
    $500 15
Swatch

Elena
    $500 20
(Elena: Who was Loyola?)

Tomas de Torquemada

Elena
Triple Stumper
    $500 10
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Jan

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Elena Steinar Jan
$100 $900 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elena Steinar Jan
$300 $1,100 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

UNITED NATIONS SECRETARIES-GENERAL
THE OLYMPICS
ART & ARTISTS
RELIGION
WORLD LITERATURE
MOUNTAINS
    $200 21
Kurt Waldheim

Jan
    $200 11
Doves

Elena
    $200 25
Michelangelo

Elena
    $200 12
Rome

Jan
    $200 1
Don Quixote

Elena
    $200 6
The Andes

Jan
    $400 22
Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Steinar
    $400 17
Decathlon

Jan
    $400 26
Paul Gauguin

Elena
    $400 13
Dalai Lama

Jan
    $400 2
"Arabian Nights"

Elena
    $400 7
Mt. Fuji

Steinar
    $600 23
Javier Perez de Cuellar

Jan
    $600 18
Stronger

Elena
    $600 27
(Steinar: Who is Edward Degas?)
(Alex: Close, but no cigar on that one.)

Edgar Degas

Steinar
Triple Stumper
    $600 14
Allah

Elena
    $600 3
Les Misérables

Jan
    $600 8
Mt. Kilimanjaro

Elena
    $2,600 24
U Thant

Jan
    $800 19
Mexico City

Steinar
    $800 28
(Jan: Who is Goya?)

Diego Velázquez

Jan
Triple Stumper
    $800 15
Buddha

Jan
    $800 4
Fyodor Dostoevsky

Jan
    $800 9
K2 (Mt. Godwin-Austen)

Jan
    $1000 30
(Alex: Good thing you got that one!)

Trygve Lie

Steinar
    $1000 20
Berlin

Steinar
    $2,000 29
(Elena: [No response])

Rembrandt

Elena
    $1000 16
Passover

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
"The Decameron"

Jan
    $1000 10
Carpathian Mountains

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elena Steinar Jan
$1,500 $4,100 $9,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

RULERS
ElenaWhat is pool...?
$500
SteinarWhat is King Bhumibol?
$4,099
JanWhat is Yi?
$999
(Shah Reza) Pahlevi (of Iran)

Final scores:

Elena Steinar Jan
$1,000 $1 $8,201
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Elena Steinar Jan
$3,500 $4,100 $7,400
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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