Responses for show #671 - Monday, July 6, 1987

Eric Berman game 3.

Contestants

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Mary Ellis, a senior information center consultant from Randolph, Massachusetts

Vaughn West, a merchandising specialist from New York City

Eric Berman, a journalist from Crown Point, Indiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,300)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

FRUITS & VEGETABLES
WARS
TV DETECTIVES
N. AMERICAN ANIMALS
TRIVIAL WORLD RECORDS
"G" WHIZ
    $100 9
the Incas

Mary
    $100 15
Custer

Eric
    $100 1
Quincy

Eric
    $100 14
a lizard

Vaughn
    $100 20
rice

Vaughn
    $100 6
a gigolo

Eric
    $200 10
cabbage

Mary
    $200 16
Norway

Eric
    $200 2
lollipops

Eric
    $200 25
Missouri

Mary
    $200 21
[Vaughn rings in just before the time-expiry signal sounds.]

a sewing needle

Vaughn
    $200 7
a gherkin

Eric
    $300 11
eggplant (or endive)

Mary
    $300 17
World War I

Eric
    $300 3
Charlie's Angels

Eric
    $300 26
(Vaughn: What is the jaguar?)

the mountain lion (the cougar, the puma)

Vaughn
Triple Stumper
    $300 23
ice cream

Eric
    $300 8
geisha

Mary
    $400 12
(Mary: What are navel oranges?)
(Vaughn: What are tangelos?)

temple oranges

VaughnMary
Triple Stumper
    $400 18
the Civil War

Vaughn
    $400 4
Crime and Punishment

Eric
    $400 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

a skunk

Eric
    $500 22
(Vaughn: Who was Glen Miller?)
...
(Alex: We've got a minute to go in the round.)

Guy Lombardo

Vaughn
    $500 13
papayas

Mary
    $500 19
Cuba

Vaughn
    $500 5
[Applause]
(Alex: You are absolutely right. You ran the category. Nice going, Eric. You didn't leave Vaughn or Mary a chance, there. All right, you get to select again.)

a private detective

Eric
    $500 24
(Alex: Gets rid of dirt and [*], you got it.)

grease & grime

Vaughn

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Eric Vaughn Mary
$1,800 -$400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Vaughn Mary
$3,100 $600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

COUNTRY MUSIC
INVENTIONS
GEOGRAPHIC AKA's
SOUTHERN AUTHORS
MOVIE PAIRS
(Alex: And a rather limited category...)
KINGS NAMED ED
    $200 10
the Harper Valley PTA

Vaughn
    $200 6
a lock

Eric
    $200 15
Peking (Beijing)

Mary
    $200 7
Margaret Mitchell

Eric
    $200 1
Crocodile Dundee

Vaughn
    $200 19
(Eric: Who is Edward VII?)
(Vaughn: Who is Edward VI?)
(Mary: Who is Edward V?)
(Alex: No, you guys are going in the wrong direction.)
[Laughter]
...
(Alex: No harm, no foul. You all lost the same amount of money.)

Edward VIII

EricVaughnMary
Triple Stumper
    $400 11
"I Walk The Line"

Vaughn
    $400 21
the lightbulb

Mary
    $400 16
the Gold Coast

Eric
    $400 8
Edgar Allan Poe

Mary
    $400 2
Belushi & Aykroyd

Eric
    $600 20
(Eric: [Sighs] Who is the Red?)

the Black Prince

Eric
    $600 12
"Hey, Good Lookin'"

Vaughn
    $600 22
(Alex: We've got a minute to go.)

the helicopter

Eric
    $600 9
Look Homeward, Angel

Mary
    $600 3
Clint Eastwood & Burt Reynolds

Vaughn
    $800 13
Oklahoma

Triple Stumper
    $800 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Jefferson

Eric
    $800 17
Erskine Caldwell

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 4
Gene Kelly & Cyd Charisse

Vaughn
    $1000 14
[Applause]
(Alex: You got it, for another thousand dollars. You're up to $5,600. That's $1,700 more than Eric.)

the goalposts of life

Vaughn
    $1000 23
xerography (or photocopying)

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
Danzig

Eric
    $1000 18
James Agee

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
(Alex: You're now just $100 off the lead.)

Warren Beatty & Julie Christie

Vaughn
    $1000 24
Jane Seymour

Eric

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Vaughn Mary
$6,900 $5,400 $2,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

20th CENTURY AMERICA
MaryWho were Kennedy & Nixon?
$2,598
VaughnWho are R. Nixon & JFK?
$5,000
EricWho are Kennedy + Nixon?
$3,900
John Kennedy & Richard Nixon

Final scores:

Eric Vaughn Mary
$10,800 $10,400 $5,198
3-day champion: $34,100 2nd place: Homelite Jacobsen 8 hp mower + Pannill sweats 3rd place: Fedders whisper-quiet room air conditioner

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Eric Vaughn Mary
$7,500 $5,700 $2,600
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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