Responses for Show #777 - Tuesday, January 12, 1988

Leah Greenwald game 2.

Contestants

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Mary Ann Meyers, a homemaker from Clearwater, Florida

Pete Peterson, a chemist from Richlandtown, Pennsylvania

Leah Greenwald, an architect from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,000)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

LITERATURE
LIFE SCIENCE
LICENSE PLATES
ENDS IN "ABLE"
PEOPLE
MOVIES IN OTHER WORDS
(Alex: And that category means exactly what it says.)
    $100 4
a short story

Mary Ann
    $100 2
fly

Mary Ann
    $100 5
New York

Mary Ann
    $100 6
enable

Mary Ann
    $100 16
Koch

Pete
    $100 1
10

Pete
    $200 8
Washington Irving

Leah
    $200 19
pregnant

Leah
    $200 27
Florida

Leah
    $200 7
taxable

Leah
    $200 17
the Elephant Man

Mary Ann
    $200 3
Duck Soup

Leah
    $300 12
gentlemen

Leah
    $300 24
liver

Mary Ann
    $300 28
Abbey Road

Leah
    $300 15
Huxtable

Leah
    $300 20
her teeth

Mary Ann
    $300 9
Heaven's Gate

Leah
    $400 13
tuberculosis

Mary Ann
    $400 25
a kidney

Pete
    $400 29
(Pete: I better get that one.)
(Alex: Yes.)

Pennsylvania

Pete
    $400 18
a cable

Pete
    $400 22
(Leah: What is "Doo-dah"?)
...
(Alex: He petitioned to have his first name changed to [*]. [*].)
[After the commercial break, Alex corrects himself, and says that Mr. Duda in fact changed his middle name to Zippity. "I know you'll want to remember that for future appearances on game shows, 'cause it comes up a lot.]

Zippity (Duda)

Leah
Triple Stumper
    $400 10
Pride and Prejudice

Leah
    $500 14
The Turn of the Screw

Leah
    $500 26
genetics

Leah
    $500 30
Wyoming

Pete
    $500 21
(Mary Ann: What is "A, you're [*]"?)

adorable

Mary Ann
    $500 23
(Alex: Yes, he's the owner of the Wal-Mart chain.)

the richest

Pete
    $500 11
The Big Sleep

Leah

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Leah Pete Mary Ann
$2,900 $200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leah Pete Mary Ann
$3,700 $2,400 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

EXPLORERS
THE CALENDAR
POULTRY
SCOTLAND
COSMETIC INDUSTRY
WORD PLAY
    $200 3
the South Pole

Pete
    $200 7
(Leah: What is May?)

March

LeahMary Ann
    $200 13
dances

Mary Ann
    $200 1
England

Leah
    $200 2
Revlon

Pete
    $200 23
eye

Leah
    $400 4
(Hernando) Cort├ęs

Pete
    $1,000 8
February

Mary Ann
    $400 17
peacocks

Mary Ann
    $400 14
cattle

Mary Ann
    $400 21
Shiseido

Leah
    $400 27
four

Pete
    $600 5
furs (beaver fur accepted)

Pete
    $600 9
(Alex: August was the sixth month.)

September

Pete
    $600 18
their combs (or their crests)

Triple Stumper
    $600 15
a sword

Mary Ann
    $600 22
Charles of the Ritz

Mary Ann
    $600 28
(Pete: [Mouths through the poem])
(Alex: Pete?)
(Pete: [Continues])
(Alex: Hurry.)
(Pete: [Continues])
(Alex: Can't come up with it?)
(Pete: [Shakes head] No.)
(Alex: Eating her curds [*] whey. The first word is [*]. Select again.)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

and

Pete
    $800 6
Hernando de Soto

Triple Stumper
    $800 10
[Alex stumbles over the pronunciation of "Sosigenes", and pronounces "C. Clavius" as "Christopher Clavius".]

Gregory

Pete
    $800 20
the pheasant

Triple Stumper
    $800 16
Robert Bruce

Pete
    $800 25
Prince Matchabelli

Triple Stumper
    $1000 12
(Mary Ann: Who is Marquette?)
(Alex: No, sorry. He came much later. Correct response is "Who is [*]?" 1534.)

Jacques Cartier

Mary Ann
Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
they add a day

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
bobwhite

Triple Stumper
    $1000 19
(Andrew) Carnegie

Pete
    $1000 26
Meshulam Riklis

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leah Pete Mary Ann
$4,300 $6,800 $4,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

DRAMA
(Alex: [To Leah] It gave us one of the best-known characters in American drama, the Gentleman Caller.)
...
(Pete: [Turning to Mary Ann, after his response is revealed] You tried that, too?)
LeahWhat What is The Glass Menagerie?
$4,300
Mary AnnWhat is Taming of the Shew?
$4,000
PeteWhat is Taming of the Shrew?
$2,200
The Glass Menagerie

Final scores:

Leah Pete Mary Ann
$8,600 $4,600 $500
2-day champion: $19,600 2nd place: Burris bustleback high-leg reclining chair with ball-and-claw legs + Capel hand-woven wool rug 3rd place: Brother Compactronic AX-33 daisywheel electronic typewriter

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Leah Pete Mary Ann
$4,300 $7,400 $3,900
16 R,
2 W
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,600

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Game tape date: 1987-09-28
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