Responses for show #59 - Thursday, November 29, 1984

Contestants

Nancy Burns, a library assistant originally from Chicago, Illinois

Tom McGinn, an administrative assistant originally from Chillicothe, Ohio

Mark Loundy, a photojournalist from Diamond Bar, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,649)

Jeopardy! Round responses

SCIENCE
'60s TRIVIA
SPORT OF KINGS
SAINTLY CITIES
6-LETTER WORDS
SUPER HEROES
(Alex: It seems as if we had a lot of words in those categories.)
    $100 1
an echo

Mark
    $100 6
UFOs

Tom
    $100 21
bet on horses

Mark
    $100 14
St. Paul

Mark
    $100 3
Superman

Mark
    $200 2
Charles Darwin

Nancy
    $200 7
(Alex: ...his operation [*].)

a scar

Mark
    $200 22
a handicap

Mark
    $200 17
San Juan Capistrano

Nancy
    $200 5
(Nancy: Who is Wonderdog?)
(Mark: Who is Superdog?)

Underdog

MarkNancy
Triple Stumper
    $300 4
bacterium

Tom
    $300 10
Weight Watchers

Nancy
    $300 23
(Alex: Every once in a while, we allow ourselves the luxury of getting cute, and that was an example.)

a mudder

Mark
    $300 18
São Paulo

Mark
    $400 11
Mighty Mouse

Nancy
    $400 8
(Nancy: What is a neutron?)

an electron

MarkNancy
    $400 15
(Nancy: [no response])

Adam Clayton Powell

MarkNancy
    $400 19
Santo Domingo

Mark
    $400 12
Captain Marvel

Tom
    $500 9
cells

Mark
    $500 16
(Alex: ...a nice guy, by the way.)

J. Paul Getty

Mark
    $500 20
St. Moritz

Mark
    $500 13
The Fantastic Four

Nancy

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

Mark Tom Nancy
$1,100 $400 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Tom Nancy
$3,900 $800 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

GEOGRAPHY
WORLD LEADERS
FIRSTS
ASTRONOMY
WARS
TV ANIMALS
    $200 8
Oahu

Mark
    $200 13
[NOTE: This was the 20,000th clue entered into the J! Archive.]

Mahatma Gandhi

Nancy
    $200 4
M&M's

Nancy
    $200 15
Saturn

Mark
    $200 2
the Vietnam War

Mark
    $200 1
Cecil

Mark
    $400 21
(2 of) Yugoslavia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Albania

Mark
    $400 14
Indonesia

Mark
    $400 19
frozen TV dinners

Nancy
    $400 16
a constellation

Mark
    $400 3
(Mark: What was the Vietnam War?)

World War II

MarkTom
    $400 5
Flipper

Nancy
    $500 18
(Nancy: What is president of the United Nations?)

Secretary General of the U.N.

Nancy
    $600 20
stewardesses (or flight attendants)

Tom
    $600 17
galaxies

Nancy
    $600 7
soccer

Tom
    $600 6
J. Fred Muggs

Mark
    $800 24
Quaker Oatmeal

Nancy
    $800 22
Galileo

Mark
    $800 9
(Alex: Obviously, we did well in putting that at the $800 level.)
...
(Mark: Glad I didn't guess on that one.)

Paraguay

Triple Stumper
    $800 11
(Nancy: Maya was [*].)

an elephant

Nancy
    $1000 25
floats

Mark
    $100 23
(Mark: I'll risk $100.)
(Alex: Cautious, cautious, Mark...)
...
(Mark: [*] [no phrasing].)
(Alex: [*]. That's right. 27 and a half in sidereal time.)

29 and a half

Mark
    $1000 10
(Alex: It was called the War of Jenkins' [*]. ... I'd go to war if somebody chopped off my [*]. ... Change my attitude, anyway.)

ear

Triple Stumper
    $1000 12
(Tom: What is a robot dog?)
(Alex: Now Tom suddenly realizes the error of his ways, and I'll give it to you all. What was [*]? The answer said, "In this series". Be very careful about that; make sure you pay attention to the categories, to what the answer says, and be sure you phrase it in the form of a question. Otherwise, I will become nasty.)
[laughter]

Battlestar Galactica

Tom
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Tom Nancy
$8,000 $1,400 $3,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE CALENDAR
TomWhat is Saturday?
$1,400
NancyWhat is Saturday?
$3,500
MarkWhat is Saturday
$1,000
Saturday

Final scores:

Mark Tom Nancy
$9,000 $2,800 $7,000
3-day champion: $29,649 3rd place: vertical blinds 2nd place: luggage and his and hers watches

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Mark Tom Nancy
$8,900 $1,400 $3,900
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,200

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