Responses for show #549 - Thursday, January 15, 1987

Contestants

Sheila Halko, a sales representative from Depew, New York

Justin Culkowski, a college administrator originally from Buffalo, New York

Lance Lawson, a product manager originally from Moline, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,410)

Jeopardy! Round responses

FOOTBALL NICKNAMES
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
NURSERY RHYMES
EUROPE
BALD IS BEAUTIFUL
"UN"
    $100 13
ream

Justin
    $100 21
music

Triple Stumper
    $100 8
Yugoslavia

Lance
    $100 4
Marvin Hagler

Sheila
    $100 1
unleaded

Lance
    $200 14
4 years

Lance
    $200 22
Georgie Porgie

Justin
    $200 9
Scotland

Lance
    $200 5
(Sheila: Who is Mongo?)

Ming from Mongo (Ming the Merciless)

LanceSheila
    $200 2
underground railroad

Lance
    $300 18
Big Daddy

Triple Stumper
    $300 15
ounce (or inch)

Lance
    $300 25
vinegar

Triple Stumper
    $300 10
Marshall Plan

Lance
    $300 3
underhanded

Sheila
    $400 19
(Lance: What is Big Foot?)
(Justin: Oh boy, I'm not sure. [*]?)
(Alex: Be more specific, phrasing again.)
(Justin: Uh, um, what is Lou, who is Lou Gr, [*]?)
(Alex: Remember the proper phrasing.)

Lou "the Toe" Groza

LanceJustin
    $400 16
(Lance: What is standard?)
(Sheila: What is a lieder?)

bar

LanceSheila
Triple Stumper
    $400 23
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary how does you garden grow?

Sheila
    $400 11
Rhine

Lance
    $400 6
unexamined

Triple Stumper
    $500 20
The Hammer

Sheila
    $500 17
(Anders) Celsius

Justin
    $500 24
plague (black death)

Lance
    $500 12
(Sheila: What is [*], [*] and uh, oops, drew a blank?)
(Lance: What is [*], [*] and Helsinki?)
...
(Alex: The third one is [*] for Denmark.)

Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen

LanceSheila
Triple Stumper
    $500 7
(Lance: What is Under the Haystack?)
[Alex noticed that Sheila indicated she knew it.]

"The Unsquare Dance"

Lance

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Lance Justin Sheila
$500 $0 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lance Justin Sheila
$700 $1,200 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

COLONIAL AMERICA
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
6-LETTER WORDS
MOUNTAINS
PRESIDENTIAL QUOTES
HOAXES
    $200 20
Wall Street

Lance
    $200 1
piccolo

Sheila
    $200 6
waddle

Sheila
    $200 21
(Lance: Uh, what did [*] say?)

Gerry Ford

Lance
    $200 11
Hitler

Lance
    $400 19
(Justin: Uh, what would be, um, uh?)
[beep beep]
(Alex: Sorry.)
(Justin: bad language?)
(Alex: Uh, gosh, you know.)
(Justin: [*]?)
(Alex: No, can't accept it.)

cursing (swearing)

LanceJustin
    $400 2
elephant

Sheila
    $400 7
[Sheila gave the first one and after silence from Alex realized she needed another.]

spades and hearts

Sheila
    $400 28
(Alex: Treasure of.)

Sierra Madres

Sheila
    $400 22
[Alex reading with an impersonation accent may have helped.]

James Earl Carter

Justin
    $400 12
masterpieces or paintings (art forgery)

Lance
    $600 17
Plymouth

Justin
    $1,000 3
(Sheia: Uhm, what is the violin?)

guitar

Sheila
    $800 8
Family

Sheila
    $600 27
1,000 feet

Triple Stumper
    $600 25
LBJ

Justin
    $600 13
Paul McCartney

Sheila
    $800 16
(Lance: What was fiction?)

poetry

Lance
Triple Stumper
    $800 4
bell

Sheila
    $800 9
(Sheila: What is gather?)
(Alex: The star of "The Wheeler Dealers" was James [*] and that's the word we were going for, what is [*]?)

garner

Sheila
Triple Stumper
    $800 26
Mount Ararat

Sheila
    $800 23
(Lance: What did [*] say?)

George Washington

Lance
    $800 14
Paul Revere

Justin
    $1000 18
Metacomet or King Philip

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
steel drums

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
dispel

Lance
    $1000 24
(Lance: What did FD, Franklin Delano Roosevelt say?)

Harry Truman

Lance
Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
(Lance: What was Piltdown Man?)

Cardiff Giant

Lance
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lance Justin Sheila
$1,100 $3,200 $3,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE OSCARS
LanceWhat was Rocky?
$1,100
SheilaWhat was Chariots of Fire?
$3,000
JustinWhat is Chariots of Fire.
$100
Rocky

Final scores:

Lance Justin Sheila
$2,200 $3,100 $0
2nd place: trip to Grand Bahamas New champion: $3,100 3rd place: Panasonic VHS recorder

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Lance Justin Sheila
$1,600 $3,200 $3,800
17 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $8,600

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