Responses for show #763 - Wednesday, December 23, 1987

Contestants

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Gary Tarpinian, a writer and artist from Boston, Massachusetts

Howard Groopman, an appeals aide from Portland, Oregon

Jeri Anderson, a housewife from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,600)

Jeopardy! Round responses

SPANISH CITIES
COMMERCIAL SLOGANS
9-LETTER WORDS
FLAGS
CRUSTACEANS
MOVIE TAP DANCERS
    $100 23
(Alex: We've got less than a minute to go.)

Seville

Jeri
    $100 22
Federal Express

Gary
    $100 17
sheepskin

Howard
    $100 10
pennant (triangular)

Gary
    $100 15
calcium

Jeri
    $100 1
hula

Jeri
    $200 24
Pamplona

Jeri
    $200 25
Kool-Aid

Triple Stumper
    $200 18
(Jeri: What is gastroenteritis?)
(Gary: What is indigestion?)

heartburn, dyspepsia or gastritis

JeriGary
Triple Stumper
    $200 11
United Nations

Jeri
    $200 16
barnacles

Howard
    $200 2
roller skates

Jeri
    $300 7
(Gary: Who is Goya?)

El Greco

HowardGary
    $300 4
(Howard: What is Ramada?)

Hilton

Howard
Triple Stumper
    $300 19
perforate

Howard
    $300 12
(Howard: What is 1?)
...
(Alex: Yes, rectangles on each side of the white rectangle.)

2

HowardGary
    $300 3
Buddy Ebsen

Howard
    $400 8
Castile

Howard
    $400 5
(Jeri: What is instant coffee?)

Carnation Instant Breakfast

Jeri
Triple Stumper
    $400 20
(Jeri: What is a parfumier?)
[Jeri's response was accepted as correct and the decision was later reversed.]

perfumery

Jeri
Triple Stumper
    $400 13
United States

Gary
    $400 26
Ruby Keeler

Gary
    $300 9
(Howard: What is Barcelona?)
[The music was not played going into the break.]

Valencia

Howard
    $500 6
Volkswagen

Triple Stumper
    $500 21
lubricate

Howard
    $500 14
ensign

Jeri
    $500 27
[End of round signals.]

Nicholas

Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Jeri Howard Gary
-$100 $400 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeri Howard Gary
$400 $1,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

INITIALS
RULERS
U.S. STATES
CLASSICAL MUSIC
FURNITURE
SHAKESPEAREAN LAST LINES
(Alex: These are last lines spoken by a particular character.)
    $200 7
farm

Jeri
    $200 12
(Gary: Who is Nicholas?)

Russia

HowardGary
    $200 2
California

Howard
    $200 21
Beethoven

Howard
    $200 1
bench

Gary
    $200 26
[End of round signals.]

Cleopatra

Howard
    $400 8
earned run average & Equal Rights Amendment

Jeri
    $400 13
Idi Amin

Howard
    $400 3
E

Howard
    $400 22
bolero

Howard
    $400 17
game table (card table)

Jeri
    $600 9
means fine tobacco

Jeri
    $600 14
Tibet

Howard
    $600 4
New Jersey

Howard
    $600 23
fast but not too fast

Jeri
    $600 18
slipcovers

Jeri
    $600 10
Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Jeri
    $800 15
Salazar

Jeri
    $800 5
Arkansas

Howard
    $800 24
Mozart

Jeri
    $800 19
(Alex: Yes, we wouldn't recommend it, it's kind of a tight squeeze.)

trundle bed

Jeri
    $1000 11
African Methodist Episcopal

Triple Stumper
    $1000 16
Romania

Jeri
    $1000 6
(Gary: What is Pennsylvania?)
(Howard: What is Ohio & New York?)

Ohio & Mighigan

HowardGary
Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
oratorio

Jeri
    $1000 20
(Gary: What is bamboo?)
...
(Alex: We've got less than a minute to go.)
[One person applauds for Jeri's performance in the category.]

rattan

JeriGary

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeri Howard Gary
$9,200 $4,200 -$1,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

18th CENTURY AMERICA
HowardWhat are NYC & Phila?
$4,200
JeriWhat are Philly & Boston?
$0
(2 of) New York City, Philadelphia & Annapolis

Final scores:

Jeri Howard Gary
$9,200 $8,400 -$1,200
2-day champion: $12,800 2nd place: trip on Continental & stay at Princess Resort & Casino in the Bahamas 3rd place: Hotpoint refrigerator

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jeri Howard Gary
$9,400 $4,500 -$1,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $12,700

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