Responses for show #761 - Monday, December 21, 1987

Contestants

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Karen Dauphin, a teacher from Burbank, California

Kurt Webber, an army officer originally from Lakeland, Florida

Ralph Biancalana, a college graduate from Houston, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $800)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ASTRONOMY
WORLD RELIGION
PEOPLE
TV TRIVIA
HISTORY
RHYME TIME
    $100 12
the moon

Kurt
    $100 11
Zen

Kurt
    $100 15
John Ritter

Ralph
    $100 1
Mr. Ed

Karen
    $100 6
China

Ralph
    $200 13
archer

Karen
    $200 14
Mecca

Ralph
    $200 16
Michael Caine

Ralph
    $200 2
The Tonight Show

Karen
    $200 7
1812

Ralph
    $300 18
Jupiter

Kurt
    $300 21
the Jehovah's Witnesses

Triple Stumper
    $300 17
(Ralph: Who is Dolly Parton?)

Tammy Faye Bakker

RalphKurt
    $500 3
Desi Arnaz

Karen
    $300 8
the 18th century

Kurt
    $400 19
helium

Kurt
    $400 22
the Salvation Army

Triple Stumper
    $400 24
Pearl Bailey

Ralph
    $400 4
(Kurt: What is turn letters?)

speak

KurtKaren
    $400 9
the Panama Canal

Kurt
    $500 20
the North Star

Kurt
    $500 23
(Ralph: What is the Catholic religion?)

Judaism

Ralph
Triple Stumper
    $500 5
Magnum P.I.

Karen
    $500 10
[The fourth choice was not mentioned by Karen or Alex.]

(3 of) Mubarak, Abdel Nasser, Sadat & Muhammad Naguib

Karen

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

Ralph Kurt Karen
$300 $300 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ralph Kurt Karen
$400 $2,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ALABAMA
AUTHORS
ROYAL CATHERINES
MUSIC
COOKING
"M"ENAGERIE
    $200 26
Birmingham

Ralph
    $200 6
the Pulitzer Prize

Karen
    $200 16
Catherine the Great

Kurt
    $200 1
a cappella

Ralph
    $200 7
cinnamon

Karen
    $200 21
marsupials

Karen
    $400 30
the Blue-Gray game

Kurt
    $400 11
Stephen Crane

Kurt
    $400 17
(Kurt: Who was Elizabeth I?)

Mary I

KurtKaren
    $400 2
the verse

Ralph
    $400 8
bouillon

Karen
    $400 22
a mongoose

Karen
    $600 29
(Kurt: What is Miss Teenage USA?)

America's Junior Miss

Kurt
Triple Stumper
    $600 12
plays

Karen
    $600 18
Jane Seymour

Kurt
    $600 3
Benny Goodman

Ralph
    $600 9
ice water

Karen
    $600 23
a macaw

Kurt
    $800 28
Huntsville

Ralph
    $800 14
E.B. White

Ralph
    $800 19
(Ralph: Who was Anne Boleyn?)

Catherine Howard

RalphKaren
    $800 4
C

Karen
    $800 10
carbon dioxide

Ralph
    $3,000 24
a mastodon & a mammoth

Kurt
    $3,000 27
(1 of) Georgia, Florida, Tennessee & Mississippi

Ralph
    $1000 15
William Sydney Porter

Ralph
    $1000 20
France

Karen
    $1000 5
Hungarian Rhapsodies

Ralph
    $1000 13
blancmange

Karen
    $1000 25
a marabou

Karen

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ralph Kurt Karen
$8,400 $6,200 $10,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

PRESIDENTIAL FIRSTS
KurtWho were Jefferson & Madison
$6,000
RalphWho were James Masison & Monroe
$4,000
KarenWho were John Adams & John Quincy Adams
$7,000
John Adams & John Quincy Adams

Final scores:

Ralph Kurt Karen
$4,400 $200 $17,000
2nd place: a San Diego Design wall armoire entertainment center & a color TV 3rd place: a Maytag dishwasher New champion: $17,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ralph Kurt Karen
$6,400 $4,000 $9,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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