Responses for show #1896 - Monday, November 30, 1992

Contestants

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George Roswell, a teacher from Oceanside, California

Esther Shkolnik, a personnel specialist originally from Buffalo, New York

Michael Ming, a medical student originally from Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,201)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. HISTORY
PLANTS & TREES
SPORTS
ETIQUETTE
WORLD CITIES
COMMON BONDS
    $100 16
New York

Michael
    $100 21
moss

Michael
    $100 26
rowing

Michael
    $100 6
a centerpiece

George
    $100 1
Barcelona

Esther
    $100 11
names of teas

Michael
    $200 17
a patent

Michael
    $200 22
mistletoe

George
    $200 27
the Indy 500

George
    $200 7
RSVP

Michael
    $200 2
Venice

Esther
    $200 12
islands

Michael
    $300 18
North Carolina

Michael
    $300 23
(Esther: What is mesquite?)

hickory

MichaelEsther
    $300 28
Olga Korbut

Michael
    $300 8
red

Esther
    $300 3
Dijon

Michael
    $300 13
Stones

Michael
    $400 19
the Articles of Confederation

George
    $400 24
magnolia

Michael
    $700 29
Mary Decker

Michael
    $400 9
her attendants (her bridesmaids)

Esther
    $400 4
Rotterdam

George
    $400 14
names of Pans

Michael
    $500 20
the Dixiecrats

George
    $500 25
olives

Esther
    $500 30
Baltimore, Maryland

George
    $500 10
(Esther: What is a dinner jacket?)
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(Alex: He should get really spruced up and wear [*].)

white tie and tails

Esther
Triple Stumper
    $500 5
Halifax

Michael
    $500 15
they all have buttons

Michael

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

Michael Esther George
$2,500 $500 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Esther George
$5,000 $700 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

MOUNTAINS
FURNITURE
THE 17th CENTURY
BIOLOGY
AWARDS
AMERICAN LITERATURE
    $200 21
the Rockies

Esther
    $200 26
(Michael: What are legs?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Michael: What are table legs?)
(Alex: No, can't give it to you.)

(George: What are the legs of chairs?)
(Alex: N-n-no.)
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(Alex: Michael, I would have expected that as a medical student you'd have been more specific in terms of [*]. It was the [*], not the whole leg, just the [*].)

feet (foot)

MichaelGeorge
Triple Stumper
    $200 1
the Mayflower

Michael
    $200 11
penicillin

George
    $200 2
Danny Devito

Michael
    $200 16
the Civil War

Michael
    $400 22
Appalachians

George
    $400 27
[Note: Alex gives both the American and French pronunciations of "Empire" or "Empire".]

Napoleon

George
    $400 7
Newton

Esther
    $400 12
a bivalve

Michael
    $400 3
(Esther: Who was Barbara Bush?)

Betty Ford

EstherGeorge
    $400 17
Huey Long

Michael
    $600 23
Portugal

Michael
    $600 28
Victoria

Michael
    $600 8
the Romanovs

Esther
    $600 13
a gill

Triple Stumper
    $600 4
Bob Fosse

Michael
    $600 18
(Michael: What is Absalom, Absalom!?)
(Michael: What is Intruder in the Dust?)
(Esther: What is Sanctuary?)
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(Alex: Each of you lost the same amount of money on that one.)

The Sound and the Fury

MichaelEstherGeorge
Triple Stumper
    $800 24
Mont Blanc

Michael
    $800 29
Sheraton

Esther
    $800 9
(Esther: What is Persia?)

India

MichaelEsther
    $800 14
asexual

Michael
    $800 5
Van Cliburn

George
    $800 19
The Natural

Michael
    $1000 25
(Michael: What is Australia?)

Antarctica

Michael
Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
(Alex: The Indian city is Bombay, b-a-y. The French word is b-o-m-b-e, with an accent, [*].)

bombé

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
the Ming (or Ching)

George
    $1000 15
fruit

Michael
    $1,500 6
(George: Who is Sean O'Casey?)

William Butler Yeats

George
    $1000 20
Herman Melville

George

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Esther George
$10,600 $900 $4,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MUSICIANS
[Note: The Chyron of the clue that appeared on screen while the players were writing dropped the word "arguably".]
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(Alex: It takes us to Michael Ming. Did he come up with Benny Goodman? He did not, he put Dizzy Gillespie instead.)
EstherWho is Artie Shaw?
$799
GeorgeWho was Benny Goodman
$4,100
MichaelWho is Gillespie?
$2,100
Benny Goodman

Final scores:

Michael Esther George
$8,500 $101 $8,300
2-day champion: $23,701 3rd place: Yorx stereo system 2nd place: Singer furniture bedroom set + Dakotah comforter

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Michael Esther George
$10,300 $900 $5,700
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
9 R,
5 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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