Responses for show #279 - Thursday, October 3, 1985

Chuck Forrest game 4.
Chuck sets a new total cash winnings record of $60,000.

Contestants

René Garcia, a law firm purchasing agent from Culver City, California

Claudia Wolfe, an advertising copywriter originally from Chevy Chase, Maryland

Chuck Forrest, a student from Grand Blanc, Michigan (whose 3-day cash winnings total $45,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

COMIC STRIPS
ENGINEERING
MOVIES
ZOOLOGY
FOOD
DOUBLE DOUBLE LETTERS
(Alex: That last category, ladies and gentlemen, is a new one for us on the program. What it means, simply, is that in all of the responses, there will be 2 sets of double letters. You'll figure it out as we get into it.)
    $100 20
Garfield

Chuck
    $100 4
an elevator

René
    $100 16
What's up, doc?

Claudia
    $100 2
a bat

Chuck
    $100 9
licorice

Chuck
    $100 1
Hollywood

René
    $200 21
Li'l Abner

Claudia
    $200 5
(Alex: Named for him.)

the Appian Way

Chuck
    $200 17
Gandhi

Chuck
    $200 10
(Claudia: What is a rat?)
(René: What is "spiness" jellyfish?)
...
[Laughter ensues after Chuck's correct response.]
(Alex: Chuck, you're a very bright person. You came up with the correct one.)

raven

ChuckClaudiaRené
    $200 13
pastrami

Triple Stumper
    $200 3
(Rene: Not illiterate--what is illiterate?)

speechless

René
Triple Stumper
    $300 25
Arf!

Chuck
    $300 6
an artesian well

Chuck
    $300 23
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Triple Stumper
    $500 11
antennae

Chuck
    $300 14
margarine

Chuck
    $300 19
mozzarella

Chuck
    $400 7
the Great Wall of China

Chuck
    $400 24
Volkswagen Beetle

Triple Stumper
    $400 12
barnacles

Claudia
    $400 18
a Salisbury steak

Chuck
    $400 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

hootenanny

René
    $500 8
(Alex: You have half as much money as Chuck.)
[Applause for René]
[NOTE: Comma after "harbors" is correct as shown.]

Leonardo da Vinci

René
    $500 15
a leopard

René
    $500 22
chiffon

Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Chuck Claudia René
$1,300 -$200 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Claudia René
$3,400 $500 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ENGLISH LITERATURE
SINGERS
QUOTES
GENERALS
RELIGION
NEIGHBORHOODS
    $200 1
Rudyard Kipling

Chuck
    $200 11
The Bee Gees

Claudia
    $200 20
wear glasses

Chuck
    $200 13
the Civil War

Chuck
    $200 2
the Jews

Claudia
    $200 18
San Francisco

Claudia
    $400 3
Brave New World

Chuck
    $400 12
Neil Diamond

Chuck
    $400 21
a mousetrap

René
    $400 14
MacArthur

René
    $400 4
(Chuck: What is praise or people?)
[No response from Alex]
(Chuck: [Gesturing with his hand] "Praise the Lord" or "People that Love"?)
(Alex: "Praise the Lord", right.)
(Chuck: All right.)

Praise the Lord (or People that Love)

Chuck
    $400 19
(Alex: That is right, you'd be in Lake Michigan.)
[Laughter]

East

Chuck
    $600 8
(Alex: From Goodbye, [*].)

Mr. Chips

Chuck
    $600 25
Aretha Franklin

Chuck
    $600 24
Frank Lloyd Wright

Claudia
    $600 15
(René: What is a gun?)

a tank

ClaudiaRené
    $600 5
(Alex: [*] or "Enlightened one".)

Buddha

Chuck
    $1,000 26
(Chuck: [Shaking his head] What is [*]?)
(Alex: Is that a guess?)
(Chuck: Yes.)
(Alex: Yeah, it's a good guess. It's worth $1000 more.)

Washington Square

Chuck
    $800 9
Somerset Maugham

Claudia
    $2,000 23
(René: [No response])
(Alex: Oh, that's unfortunate. "Go west, young man, and [*].")

and grow up with the country

René
    $800 16
Mexico City

Chuck
    $800 6
the Amish

Chuck
    $800 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Philadelphia

Chuck
    $1000 10
William Blake

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
exercise

René
    $1000 17
[Applause for Chuck's response]

George Rogers Clark

Chuck
    $1000 7
the Hail Mary (or Ave Maria)

René

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Claudia René
$11,800 $3,100 $1,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD POLITICS
(Alex: [To Claudia] Poor spelling--yes, uh, you're lucky we, uh, do not, uh, give points on this show for spelling.)
[Laughter]
...
(Alex: [Revealing Chuck's wager] Yeah, smart man. He's gonna take 'em up to $15,000 even for the fourth show. He has a four-day total of $15,000. Our biggest winner ever on the new Jeopardy! series! He's going to add to it, maybe, on our next time out, right here. Join us for that, see if he can become a 5-time champion. So long, everybody!)
RenéWho was Khrushchev?
$1,400
ClaudiaWho was Kruschev?
$3,000
ChuckWho is Kruschev?
$3,200
Nikita Khrushchev

Final scores:

Chuck Claudia René
$15,000 $6,100 $2,800
4-day champion: $60,000 2nd place: a Palm Springs vacation at Royce Resort Hotel 3rd place: a Lane Action recliner + a Chinon compact 35 mm camera

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Chuck Claudia René
$11,200 $3,100 $3,400
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
9 R,
1 W
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,700

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