Responses for show #2617 - Tuesday, January 9, 1996

Contestants

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Will Lampe, a printing salesman from Englewood, New Jersey

Brian Cull, a graduate assistant from Cleveland, Ohio

Gail Bock, an appraiser from Racine, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,201)

Jeopardy! Round responses

ISLANDS
CHRISTMAS MOVIES
GUINNESS RECORDS
20th CENTURY WOMEN
POTENT POTABLES
ODDS & ENDS
    $100 15
Sicily

Will
    $100 1
It's a Wonderful Life

Will
    $100 6
tennis

Will
    $100 14
Queen Elizabeth II

Brian
    $100 11
vodka

Gail
    $100 26
a hat (cap)

Will
    $200 19
China

Brian
    $200 2
Scrooged

Will
    $200 7
a star

Brian
    $200 16
Benazir Bhutto

Brian
    $200 12
A Grasshopper

Will
    $200 27
iron

Gail
    $300 20
Corsica

Brian
    $300 3
Ernest

Will
    $300 8
McDonald's

Will
    $300 17
Margaret Mead

Will
    $300 13
rum

Brian
    $300 28
The Far Side

Will
    $400 21
the Canaries

Gail
    $400 4
The Waltons

Will
    $400 9
a muscle

Will
    $400 18
gymnastics

Brian
    $400 24
peach

Brian
    $400 29
a rug

Triple Stumper
    $500 22
Luzon

Gail
    $500 5
(Alex: Well done in that category.)
[Applause]
(Alex: Big lead for you; you spend a lot of time at the films, obviously.)

Miss Piggy

Will
    $1,500 10
Singapore

Will
    $500 23
Margaret Chase Smith

Gail
    $500 25
Drambuie

Brian
    $500 30
a nurse

Gail

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

Gail Brian Will
$100 $600 $4,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Brian Will
$2,200 $2,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

1855
AWARDS & HONORS
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
COMPOSERS
THE BIBLE
THE SUPREME COURT
    $200 1
(Brian: What is New York?)

London

GailBrian
    $200 22
Annette Funicello

Brian
    $200 6
Kentucky

Brian
    $200 11
Spain

Will
    $200 12
Abel

Brian
    $200 15
(Earl) Warren

Will
    $400 2
Bartlett

Gail
    $400 23
the Netherlands

Brian
    $400 7
Idaho

Gail
    $400 13
Beckett

Will
    $400 14
Egypt

Gail
    $400 27
(Clarence) Thomas

Gail
    $600 3
the Isthmus of Panama

Will
    $600 24
Tony Danza

Brian
    $600 8
(Brian: What is Galveston?)
(Gail: What is Corpus Christi?)

Padre Island

GailBrian
Triple Stumper
    $600 19
The Threepenny Opera

Will
    $600 16
adultery

Will
    $600 28
seniority

Will
    $800 4
(Gail: What is the Atlantic?)

the Indian

GailBrian
    $800 25
(Cesar) Chavez

Brian
    $1,000 9
Montana & Wyoming

Gail
    $800 20
Liszt

Brian
    $800 17
Matthew

Will
    $400 29
(Antonin) Scalia

Will
    $1000 5
Sevastopol

Brian
    $1000 26
(Charles) MacArthur

Gail
    $1000 10
North Carolina

Gail
    $1000 21
Rimsky-Korsakov

Gail
    $1000 18
Lazarus

Will
    $1000 30
the income tax

Gail

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Brian Will
$7,600 $6,800 $10,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ENGLISH POETS
(Alex: [After the music] And the line continues, and "Therefore, never send to know, for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee... no man is an island"
..
(Gail: Didn't spell well.)
(Alex: Doesn't spell well?)
(Gail: But, it's phonetically correct.)
(Alex: Yes, we do not penalize for incorrectly spelled words on Final Jeopardy! unless they indicate that you didn't know what you were talking about.)
BrianWho is Donne
$6,700
GailWho is John Dunn?
$7,500
WillWho is Milton
$5,001
(John) Donne

Final scores:

Gail Brian Will
$15,100 $13,500 $5,199
2-day champion: $30,301 2nd place: Hammerman gold brooch & Martin Lawrence Galleries serigraph Hunt Season by Mark King + GameTek Jeopardy! 3rd place: Oneida gift certificate + GameTek Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Gail Brian Will
$7,400 $6,800 $9,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
2 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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