Responses for show #739 - Thursday, November 19, 1987

1987 Tournament of Champions final game 1.

Contestants

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Bob Verini, a playwright/actor from New York, New York

Eugene Finerman, a writer from Chicago, Illinois

Dave Traini, a teacher from Medford Lakes, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ASIAN HISTORY
SCIENCE
FOOD
PRESIDENTIAL LIFESPANS
GEOGRAPHICAL SONGS
"OLD" & "NEW"
    $100 1
Korea

Dave
    $100 21
potatoes

Eugene
    $100 9
Abraham Lincoln

Dave
    $100 16
Hollywood

Dave
    $100 3
a newt

Dave
    $200 2
the United States

Bob
    $200 22
(Eugene: What has to be liver?)
(Bob: What is yogurt?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute to go.)

Tofu

DaveEugeneBob
    $200 10
Thomas Jefferson

Eugene
    $200 17
Indianapolis

Bob
    $200 4
an old wives' tale

Eugene
    $300 5
the Black Hole of Calcutta

Bob
    $300 25
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: We won't have time to get to those last five clues.)

a fetus

Bob
    $300 11
John Adams

Dave
    $300 18
"Sidewalks Of New York"

Bob
    $300 6
[Bob goes into his best Bob Seger imitation before responding!]

"Old Time Rock And Roll"

Bob
    $400 14
the Ming Dynasty

Eugene
    $400 24
(Bob: What is freeze?)

boil

Bob
Triple Stumper
    $400 12
(Bob: Who is Dwight Eisenhower?)

Harry Truman

EugeneBob
    $400 19
Paris

Bob
    $400 7
(Bob: What is New Guinea?)
[Originally ruled incorrect; after the first break, Bob's score was adjusted up since the response should have been Papua New Guinea--they weren't that specific.]

New Zealand

Triple Stumper
    $500 15
the Trans-Siberian Railway

Bob
    $500 23
the inert gases

Dave
    $500 13
Herbert Hoover

Eugene
    $500 20
Arizona

Bob
    $500 8
the Newbery Award/Medal

Bob

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

Dave Eugene Bob
$300 $400 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Eugene Bob
$1,400 $1,600 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

AVIATION
IDAHOANS
THE CIVIL WAR
SHAVIAN CHARACTERS
ODD ALPHABETS
POTPOURRI
    $200 9
Orient

Eugene
    $200 8
Sacajawea (Bird Woman)

Dave
    $200 1
Grant and Lee

Dave
    $200 3
(Also Catherine II or "Great Catherine")

Catherine the Great

Dave
    $200 30
(E: What's a Fandango?)
(D: What's the Flamingo?)
(B: What's the Flamenco? - you have it written there; we don't know!)
(A: You're right, I have it here and that helps me! - You Bet, I'm no fool!)

Foxtrot

DaveEugeneBob
Triple Stumper
    $200 17
gold coin

Eugene
    $400 29
747

Eugene
    $400 13
U.S. Senator

Bob
    $400 2
Sam Houston

Bob
    $400 7
Prostitution

Dave
    $400 28
Alpha-Bits

Dave
    $400 19
Tokyo Rose

Eugene
    $1,000 26
(E: It was my kamikaze instincts; let's just try $1000 this time! - What is Boeing?)

Pratt and Whitney & GE

Eugene
    $600 14
Mount Rushmore (South Dakota)

Bob
    $600 4
Monitor

Eugene
    $600 10
St. Joan

Eugene
    $600 27
Binary Code

Dave
    $600 20
Raoul Wallenberg

Dave
    $800 25
Texas Air

Eugene
    $800 15
Ezra Pound

Eugene
    $800 5
"John Brown's Body"

Dave
    $800 11
Major Barbara

Dave
    $2,000 24
(Eugene: What is L?)

C

Eugene
    $800 21
(Dave: Who was Armstrong?)
(Bob: Who was Edwin Aldrin?)

Alan Shepard

DaveBob
Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
(Bob: Who was Juan Trippe?)

Alberto Santos-Dumont

Bob
Triple Stumper
    $1000 16
William Agee

Bob
    $1000 6
Thaddeus Stevens

Bob
    $1000 12
Heartbreak House

Bob
    $1000 18
Schwa

Bob
    $1000 22
Gus Hall

Eugene

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Eugene Bob
$4,600 $3,400 $5,900

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

RULERS
(Alex: There were only three Henrys.)
EugeneWhat is George?
$3,400
DaveWhat is George?
$3,000
BobWhat is Henry?
$2,100
George (I - IV)

Final scores:

Dave Eugene Bob
$7,600 $6,800 $3,800

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Dave Eugene Bob
$4,600 $6,400 $5,900
16 R,
2 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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