Responses for Show #1681 - Monday, December 16, 1991

India Cooper game 1-B.

Contestants

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Bruce Merhige, a clinical psychologist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

India Cooper, an actor and copy editor originally from Denver, Colorado

Jay Marhoefer, a management consultant from Dallas, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,200)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE AGE OF CHIVALRY
SCIENCE & NATURE
MOVIE SONGS
MEXICO
BALLERINAS
LETTER PERFECT
(Alex: All of the correct responses will be a letter of the alphabet.)
    $100 1
the Crusades

India
    $100 5
Ben Franklin

Bruce
    $100 7
New York

India
    $100 26
Catholic

India
    $100 12
Maria Tallchief

Bruce
    $100 13
F

Bruce
    $200 2
the Virgin Mary

Jay
    $200 6
a pouch

Triple Stumper
    $200 8
Goldfinger

Bruce
    $200 27
godfather

Jay
    $200 20
the Met

Triple Stumper
    $200 14
M

Bruce
    $300 3
the Holy Grail

India
    $300 17
rice

Triple Stumper
    $300 9
a town without pity

India
    $300 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the Baja Peninsula (Baja California)

Bruce
    $300 21
(Alex: Good, now we're on the right track again.)

the Sugarplum Fairy

India
    $300 15
[Alex pronounces the "N" in the clue as "N".]

W

Jay
    $400 4
the Norman Conquest

India
    $400 18
(Alex: You've seen pictures of them in film, I'm sure. They come up to the surface and they shoot a spray of [*]. They're great spitters.)

water

Triple Stumper
    $400 10
(Alex: Don't go walkin' down [*]. Don't sit under the apple tree.)

Lovers' Lane

Triple Stumper
    $400 22
the Firebird

Bruce
    $800 23
(Bruce: What is... Z?)
(Alex: No, Z is not a vowel. Z is a consonant.)
(Bruce: Oh, consonant.)
(Alex: You misunderstood the clue. That's too bad. ... You're down to $300, and we're down to less than a minute in the round.)

A

Bruce
    $500 16
chevalier

India
    $500 19
(Alex: Well, so much for SCIENCE & NATURE.)

stars

Triple Stumper
    $500 11
the boy next door

India
    $500 25
George Balanchine

Jay
    $500 24
J

India

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

Jay India Bruce
$200 $1,700 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jay India Bruce
$1,200 $3,100 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

FAMOUS NAMES
CONTEMPORARY NOVELS
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
THE ELEMENTS
THE 50 STATES
MYTHOLOGICAL WORDS & PHRASES
    $200 1
Empress Catherine the Great

India
    $200 3
(India: What's Buffalo Girls?)

Lonesome Dove

India
Triple Stumper
    $200 25
(Alex: Less than a minute.)

drums

India
    $200 8
plutonium

India
    $200 14
(Jay: What is New York?)

Utah

JayIndia
    $200 15
Amazons

India
    $400 2
(Alex: Remember the lady?--[falsetto] "Walkies!" "Who is [*]?")

Barbara Woodhouse

Triple Stumper
    $400 4
Palm Beach

Triple Stumper
    $400 26
the bagpipe

Jay
    $400 9
iodine

India
    $400 24
(Alex: The motto is "Hope".)

Rhode Island

India
    $400 16
the Cyclopes

Jay
    $600 7
the Medicis

Jay
    $1,200 5
Leon Uris

India
    $600 29
(Alex: Sorry, Bruce, you didn't ring in quickly enough.)

a mandolin

Triple Stumper
    $600 10
hydrogen

Jay
    $600 22
Colorado

India
    $600 23
Cupid

Jay
    $800 11
Jesse James

India
    $800 6
Alaska

Jay
    $800 28
the organ

India
    $800 17
zinc

Triple Stumper
    $800 21
Arkansas

Bruce
    $800 30
Penelope

India
    $1000 13
Franklin Roosevelt

Bruce
    $1000 12
Tom Robbins

India
    $1000 27
the ocarina

Bruce
    $1,600 18
(Jay: What is gold?)
(Alex: No, sorry, you picked the wrong one. You had to start thinking about reflecting, and perhaps mirrors, and you have [*].)

silver

Jay
    $1000 20
(Alex: The state is [*], after the Code civil of France.)

Louisiana

Triple Stumper
    $1000 19
Atlas

Bruce

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jay India Bruce
$2,800 $9,900 $4,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT WORLDS
(Alex: [To India] Thinking of Jean-Fran├žois Champollion, the man who deciphered the Rosetta Stone.)
JayWhat is Great Britain?
$1,601
BruceWhat is England?
$2,700
IndiaWhat is France?
$100
France

Final scores:

Jay India Bruce
$1,199 $10,000 $1,700
3rd place: Moulinex deluxe 11-piece kitchen machines including deep fryer, hand blender, juice extractor, food processor & can opener + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Nintendo Game Boy New champion: $10,000 2nd place: a trip on Delta Airlines to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with a week's stay at the Krystal Vallarta

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jay India Bruce
$4,400 $9,300 $5,200
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,900

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Game tape date: 1991-09-30
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