Responses for show #397 - Tuesday, March 18, 1986

Missing player introductions.

Contestants

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Louis Seitchik, a software engineer originally from San Antonio, Texas

Gerri Miller, a magazine editor from New York City

Clint Swett, a newspaper copy editor from Sacramento, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $17,200)

Jeopardy! Round responses

LITERATURE
TENNIS
DOUBLE TALK
MOVIES
GEOGRAPHY
COMIC STRIP DOGS
    $100 10
A

Louis
    $100 2
approach the net

Clint
    $100 16
Please say "si, si"

Triple Stumper
    $100 6
Mount Rushmore

Gerri
    $100 1
Hungary

Louis
    $100 23
Snoopy

Louis
    $200 11
War and Peace

Clint
    $200 3
Australia

Louis
    $200 17
Sirhan Sirhan

Louis
    $200 7
Footloose

Gerri
    $200 12
the Amazon jungle

Gerri
    $200 24
(Louis: Ohh... who is Blondie?)
[Loud Laughter]
(Alex: Oh boy, are you gonna get letters.)
...
(Alex: Blondie was the wife; [*] was the dog.)

Daisy

Louis
Triple Stumper
    $300 15
Rudyard Kipling

Clint
    $300 4
World Team Tennis

Clint
    $300 20
(1 of) Ling-Ling (or Hsing-Hsing)

Clint
    $300 8
[NOTE: Louis did not include the leading article in his response.]

The Blue Lagoon

Louis
    $300 28
Mount Kenya

Clint
    $300 25
Dennis the Menace

Louis
    $400 18
Greenleaf

Triple Stumper
    $400 5
(Louis: Who is Chris Evert Lloyd?)

Tracy Austin

GerriLouis
    $500 21
[The song was reprised going into the break.]

"The Shoop Shoop Song"

Clint
    $400 13
(Louis: What is For Whom the Bell Tolls?)

A Farewell to Arms

Louis
Triple Stumper
    $400 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the Soviet Union

Louis
    $400 26
(Louis: Who is Deputy Dawg?)
(Gerri: Who is Underdog?)
...
(Alex: We've got less than a minute to go in the round.)

the Bat-Hound

GerriLouis
Triple Stumper
    $500 19
Joseph Conrad

Louis
    $500 9
the umpire

Louis
    $500 22
Baden-Baden

Louis
    $500 14
Great Expectations

Louis
    $500 27
Officer Bull Pupp

Triple Stumper

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

Clint Gerri Louis
$600 $900 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Clint Gerri Louis
$2,000 $500 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ART
NEWSPAPERS
SCIENCE
ROME
WINE
IN OTHER WORDS...
    $200 21
Venus

Clint
    $200 8
a scoop

Louis
    $200 6
(Alex: Yes, Newton's 3rd law of physics

a reaction

Gerri
    $200 13
the Tiber

Clint
    $200 30
Champagne

Louis
    $200 1
(Clint: What is [**]? [***]?)
(Alex: Ohh, we gotta make a decision there [Looks to judges] and I think we'll give it to you on that one because it's a strange category for us; we'll let you get away with that one. What is [*]? We want you to come up with the precise phrasing in terms of your response.)

Let sleeping dogs lie (allowing sleeping dogs to lie, letting sleeping dogs lie)

Clint
    $400 22
(Louis: What is the left?)
(Alex: Sorry.)
[Laughter]

the right

ClintLouis
    $400 11
newsprint

Gerri
    $400 7
(Alex: It's always been number one by the way.)
[Laughter]
(Louis: Some things never change.)

hydrogen

Louis
    $400 17
the hills of Rome

Gerri
    $400 29
the United States

Louis
    $400 2
Misery loves company

Gerri
    $600 23
(Alex: We've got a minute to go in the round.)

Sunday

Clint
    $600 14
[NOTE: Alex mistakenly read the first magazine as "U.S." instead of the intended "US" and he corrected himself after the 16th clue had played.]

the New York Times

Clint
    $600 9
hard water

Clint
    $1,000 18
the film industry

Gerri
    $600 26
sugar

Louis
    $600 3
(Louis: Ohh... what is bad news travels fast?)

Time flies when you're having fun

Louis
Triple Stumper
    $800 24
Goya

Gerri
    $800 15
computer terminals

Gerri
    $400 10
(Clint: What is... tin and lead?)

temperature & pressure

Clint
    $800 19
Keats & Shelley

Triple Stumper
    $800 28
Pennsylvania

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
He who hesitates is lost

Gerri
    $1000 25
David

Triple Stumper
    $1000 16
(Clint: What is the [*] Constitution... and Journal?)
(Alex: Okay, you got the full title.)

Atlanta

Clint
    $1000 12
(Louis: What is 46?)

23

GerriLouis
    $1000 20
Bernini

Triple Stumper
    $1000 27
Spain

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
working your fingers to the bone

Clint

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Clint Gerri Louis
$6,400 $6,300 $2,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FAMOUS AMERICANS
LouisWho is Helen Hayes
$2,000
GerriWho is Helen Hayes?
$2,101
ClintWho is Kate Hepburn
$6,301
Grace Kelly

Final scores:

Clint Gerri Louis
$99 $4,199 $100
3rd place: Hardwick stove New champion: $4,199 2nd place: Dresher brass bed & Dakotah bedroom ensemble

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Clint Gerri Louis
$6,700 $5,900 $2,100
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $14,700

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