Responses for show #63 - Wednesday, December 5, 1984

Contestants

Warren Pistell, a student from Tarzana, California

Denice Fractious, a phone company line technician from Los Angeles, California

Daniel Elias, an advertising copywriter from New York City (whose 2-day cash winnings total $11,100)

Jeopardy! Round responses

FIRST LADIES
SPORTS
FOREIGN CUISINE
LAKES & RIVERS
FOLK MUSIC
HATS
    $100 1
(Dan: I'm sorry, I don't know.)

Nancy Reagan

DanWarren
    $100 7
the bullpen

Denice
    $100 9
a pita

Dan
    $100 5
the Rhine

Dan
    $100 8
cut off their tails with a carving knife

Dan
    $100 13
a ten-gallon hat

Dan
    $200 2
Mary Todd Lincoln

Dan
    $200 18
(only) a 3-year old (can run)

Warren
    $200 10
truffles

Dan
    $200 6
(Dan: What is a delta?)
(Alex: ... I don't think we can accept that.)
...
(Alex: We wanted you to be very specific on that.)

the mouth

DanWarren
    $200 14
a hardhat

Dan
    $300 3
Lady Bird Johnson

Dan
    $800 19
Buster Crabbe and Johnny Weissmuller

Warren
    $300 11
Mandarin

Dan
    $300 20
Texas

Dan
    $300 15
(Alex: You got all the information we were looking for in that one, congratulations.)

a Davy Crockett coonskin hat

Dan
    $400 4
(Alex: Yes, and what a marvelous point of view that is.)

Eleanor Roosevelt

Dan
    $400 23
coxswain

Warren
    $400 12
(Denice: [No response])

Vienna

DeniceWarren
    $400 21
(Dan: What is, uh, Wizard Lake?)

Crater Lake

DanWarren
    $400 17
(Dan: What is a... I'm sorry.)
(Denice: What is a coaster?)

a mortarboard

DanDeniceWarren
    $500 16
Abigail Adams

Dan
    $500 22
(1 of) Niagara and the River of No Return

Triple Stumper

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

Dan Denice Warren
$1,100 $100 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Denice Warren
$2,000 -$700 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ZOOLOGY
EUROPE
RELIGION
MATHEMATICS
U.S. HISTORY
HOTEL NAMES
    $200 1
(Dan: What are scales?)

tails

DanDenice
    $200 11
Rome

Dan
    $200 9
Pope John Paul I

Warren
    $200 4
360

Dan
    $200 19
Jamestown

Dan
    $200 5
(Warren: [no response])
...
(Alex: You just got it in in the nick of time. Remember, if you're the second contestant to buzz in, you've got to be prepared to give me a question immediately or it'll cost you.)

Hilton

DanWarren
    $400 2
rodents

Denice
    $400 12
(Alex: ...and they destroyed 85% of it.)

Warsaw

Dan
    $400 23
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: Whoops! There's the signal that means we are out of time. Denice, yeah, you should be upset, because you're in a deficit situation and that means you won't be able to play in our Final Jeopardy! Round. It was a delight having you with us, however. Stay where you are for now, while I address my comments to the two fellows...)

the (Roman) Catholic Church

Dan
    $400 8
(Dan: What is... [buzz] [*]?)
(Alex: Nope. Sorry, too long.)
(Denice: What is [*] and dividing? [covers mouth])
(Alex: [over "and dividing"] [*]. Yes, indeed, that's it.)

multiplying

DanDenice
    $400 20
the Civil War

Dan
    $400 6
Holiday Inn

Dan
    $600 3
(Dan: What is the dominant trait?)

sex

DanWarren
    $600 13
Gorky Park

Dan
    $600 10
a slide rule

Warren
    $600 21
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

Warren
    $600 7
a Ritz

Warren
    $800 14
Alsace-Lorraine

Dan
    $800 17
(Warren: What is... [buzz] [*]?)
(Alex: [To judges] Did he make it in time? ...I don't think so, either. Denice?)
(Denice: What is seven?)
...
(Alex: You had the right question, but you've got to be a little faster. Warren, you're still in control of the board. Make a selection.)
(Warren: [Speaking quickly] I'll try to make it faster. MATHEMATICS for a hundred.)
(Alex: For a hundred? A thousand.)
(Warren: I'm gonna do it for a thousand, what the heck.)

100

DeniceWarren
Triple Stumper
    $800 16
(Dan: What is, uh, western?)

Best Western

DanWarren
    $1000 15
Oberammergau

Triple Stumper
    $1000 18
(Warren: What is a cone?)
(Dan: What is a sphere?)
...
(Alex: You guys are going the wrong way. You ought to be building up your scores!)

a cylinder

DanWarren
Triple Stumper
    $1,300 22
(Warren: Who is Bert and Ernie?)

Statler and Waldorf

Warren

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Denice Warren
$2,800 -$500 $3,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

SHOW BUSINESS
(Alex: There's nothing like it.)
(Alex: We go down to Warren Pistell who was leading, and he's looking very grim. Let's find out why. First of all, did he have the correct Final Jeopardy! question? "Who is [*]?"... Yes, indeed. That's right!)
[Warren laughs and jumps around the stage]
...
(Alex: By the way, Dan, [*], the character has appeared in 175 films, more than any other character.)
DanWho is Hamlet?
$2,300
WarrenWho is Sherlock Holmes
$2,650
Sherlock Holmes

Final scores:

Dan Denice Warren
$500 -$500 $5,650
2nd place: sunglasses and golf clubs 3rd place: a car stereo New champion: $5,650

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Dan Denice Warren
$2,800 -$500 $3,800
23 R,
9 W
4 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $6,100

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