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Elise Beraru

1990 Super Jeopardy! quarterfinalist: $5,000.
1985 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $1,000.
Season 1 5-time champion: $47,350.

Elise set an early record for single-day cash winnings. She won $23,800 on show #18, aired 1984-10-03. Her record lasted for over a year and was eventually broken by Harvey Becker's $25,400 win (#304, aired 1985-11-07).

Elise was also the very first 5-time undefeated champion to be retired on the Alex Trebek version of Jeopardy!

Elise's middle name is Dee.

In June 1999, Elise published her first romance novel, Remember My Love.

Elise's law firm web site.

Elise appeared in the following 5 archived games:
#20, aired 1984-10-05 Elise Beraru vs. Richard Bolton vs. Stan Ravinsky Elise Beraru game 5.
#19, aired 1984-10-04 Elise Beraru vs. Perry Buck vs. Peggy Hesketh Elise Beraru game 4.
#18, aired 1984-10-03 Elise Beraru vs. Roger Gerhardstein vs. Margaret Magnus Elise Beraru game 3. Elise sets a new single-day cash...
#17, aired 1984-10-02 Elise Beraru vs. Bill Collins vs. Mark Day Elise Beraru game 2.
#16, aired 1984-10-01 Larry Caplan vs. Don Cameron vs. Elise Beraru Elise Beraru game 1.
Elise would later appear on Jeopardy! as Elise Beraru in the following archived game:
#306, aired 1985-11-11 John Genova vs. Elise Beraru vs. Ric Moser 1985 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

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