Responses for show #819 - Thursday, March 10, 1988

Contestants

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Demeter Manning, a computer systems programmer from Woodland Hills, California

Jerry Van Riper, an actuary from Richmond, Virginia

Jack Lowe, a pediatrician from Rockville, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,805)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE CIVIL WAR
WORLD LITERATURE
DEFINITIONS
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
HOLLYWOOD MARRIAGES
CARTOONS
    $100 5
John Wilkes Booth

Jerry
    $100 13
Pride and Prejudice

Jack
    $100 9
wine

Demeter
    $100 1
July 4th

Jack
    $100 21
Brigitte Nielsen

Jerry
    $100 19
a propeller

Jerry
    $200 6
Mexico

Jerry
    $200 14
poetry

Jerry
    $200 10
pontificate

Jerry
    $200 2
the flags

Demeter
    $200 22
Judy Garland

Jerry
    $200 20
Donald Duck

Demeter
    $300 7
the Battle of Gettysburg

Demeter
    $300 15
Cain & Abel

Demeter
    $300 16
women

Jerry
    $300 3
Hanukkah (the Festival of Lights)

Demeter
    $300 23
Greer Garson

Jack
    $300 24
Tweety Bird (or Tweety Pie)

Jack
    $400 11
surrender

Jerry
    $400 28
the Divine Comedy

Jerry
    $400 17
a fugitive from the law

Jack
    $400 4
March & April

Jerry
    $400 27
(Alex: Correct, Mia Farrow's mother.)
(Jack: Yes.)

Maureen O'Sullivan

Jack
    $400 25
Acme

Jerry
    $500 12
President Grant

Jerry
    $500 30
(Alex: [Half expecting another selection] And that's it!)
[Laughter]
(Alex: Boy, that went by very quickly! I don't think you people missed very many in this round...)

Jean Valjean

Jerry
    $500 18
Greek civilization

Jack
    $400 8
(Demeter: What are... [*]...)
(Alex: Right.)
(Demeter: And... Presidents' birthday, Washington, Lincoln, Presidents' birthday.)
(Alex: That's right.)

(2 of) Memorial Day, Washington's Birthday, Columbus Day & Veterans Day

Demeter
    $500 29
(Alex: In her autobiographical book she's told just about everything else. [*] is the actress's name.)

Shelley Winters

Triple Stumper
    $500 26
Watership Down

Jerry

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jack Jerry Demeter
$200 $2,000 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Jerry Demeter
$2,100 $4,500 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

1955
TEXANS
ROSES
HISTORICAL OPERAS
SOUTH AMERICA
"T" TIME
(Alex: With the letter T in quotation marks. That of course means that all of the responses will begin with that letter.)
    $200 8
the Boy Scouts

Jack
    $200 14
Dan Rather

Jerry
    $200 13
white

Jerry
    $200 24
(Alex: Minute to go.)

poison

Demeter
    $200 4
Devil's Island

Jerry
    $200 1
(Alex: And, yes, you've discovered something interesting right now, that the responses will not necessarily begin with the letter T, but all of the clues or the responses will contain that letter as an important factor. Having said that, you get to select again.)
[Jerry clenches his eyes and vigorously shakes his head as if not really needing to be told any of that.]
[Laughter]

the 300th (year)

Jerry
    $400 12
the United Nations

Demeter
    $700 15
(Alex: I don't know if that was a guess or not, but it was a good one. It paid off for you. You're in the lead.)

Roy Orbison

Jerry
    $400 17
baby

Triple Stumper
    $400 25
(Demeter: Who is Napoleon?)

Nero

JerryDemeter
    $400 6
(Jerry: What is a war?)

a drought

JerryDemeter
    $400 2
a tarheel

Demeter
    $600 9
Albert Einstein

Jack
    $600 16
John Connally

Demeter
    $500 18
(John Fitzgerald) Kennedy (or Herbert Hoover)

Demeter
    $600 26
Harriet Tubman

Jack
    $600 20
Uruguay

Jerry
    $600 3
tête-à-tête

Jack
    $800 11
Cambodia (now Kampuchea)

Jack
    $800 21
Gail Borden

Triple Stumper
    $800 19
attar

Jack
    $800 29
Elizabeth II

Demeter
    $800 28
(Jerry: What is Texas?)

Florida

JackJerry
    $800 5
Tovarich

Jack
    $1000 10
David Ben-Gurion

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
(Alex: I think I heard somebody in the audience say it. "What is [*]?" Obviously, we have some people from Texas here.)

"Ma"

Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
New York & Georgia

Jerry
    $1000 30
Ferdinand & Isabel

Jack
    $1000 27
Argentina

Jack
    $1000 7
a tyro

Demeter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Jerry Demeter
$9,300 $6,800 $5,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. CITIES
DemeterWhat is Waterloo?
$5,700
JerryWhat is Waterloo?
$6,800
JackWhat is Waterloo?
$4,305
Waterloo

Final scores:

Jack Jerry Demeter
$13,605 $13,600 $11,400
2-day champion: $31,410 2nd place: Tappan electric range w/microwave oven + [missing from recording] 3rd place: [missing from recording]

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jack Jerry Demeter
$9,300 $6,500 $5,900
17 R,
0 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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