Responses for show #945 - Friday, October 14, 1988

Contestants

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Melinda Finberg, a graduate student from Yardley, Pennsylvania

Gloria Sarver, a computer systems administrator from St. Clair Shores, Michigan

Sherry Schwabacher, a metaphysical bookstore clerk from Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,999)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

"C" IN SHAKESPEARE
ROCKS & MINERALS
ACTRESSES
ICE CREAM
BODIES OF WATER
MUSICAL ANAGRAMS
    $100 1
Capulet

Sherry
    $100 7
(Gloria: What is tin?)

mercury

SherryGloria
    $100 10
(Sherry: Who is uh, uh...?)

Leslie Caron

SherryMelinda
    $100 3
rock salt

Sherry
    $100 9
Atlantic

Sherry
    $100 14
Elvis

Sherry
    $200 2
Cressida

Gloria
    $200 16
(Melinda: What is the Smithsonian?)
...
(Alex: Of Great Britain.)

crown jewels

SherryMelinda
    $200 12
Betty Grable

Sherry
    $200 8
strawberry

Melinda
    $200 11
(Gloria was ruled incorrect and the decision was reversed after the break.)

Cambridge or Boston

SherryGloria
    $200 15
Dolly Parton

Melinda
    $300 4
Cassius

Sherry
    $800 27
(Melinda: Uh, um what, what are...?)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

cleavage

Melinda
    $300 13
Julie Christie

Melinda
    $300 24
banana split

Sherry
    $300 21
Hebrides

Melinda
    $300 17
Bruce Springsteen

Triple Stumper
    $400 5
Claudius

Melinda
    $400 20
Rita Hayworth

Gloria
    $400 25
Good Humor

Melinda
    $400 22
...
(Alex: Did you get our joke there? Malta, milk.)

Mediterranean

Gloria
    $400 18
Gordon Lightfoot

Gloria
    $500 6
Cymbeline

Melinda
    $500 26
(Sherry: What's a popsicle?)

Eskimo Pie

Sherry
Triple Stumper
    $500 23
Kashmir

Gloria
    $500 19
(Gloria: Who is Debby Boone?)

Marie Osmond

SherryGloria

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Sherry Gloria Melinda
$1,000 $300 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sherry Gloria Melinda
$1,600 $1,500 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
SHIPS
ROARING '20s
ITALY
PRESIDENTIAL TRIVIA
HODGEPODGE
    $200 11
(Sherry: Who is Yogi Berra?)

Roy Campanella

Sherry
Triple Stumper
    $200 23
kayaks

Gloria
    $200 6
Jelly Roll Morton

Sherry
    $200 20
tourists

Melinda
    $200 16
(Gloria: Who is um, Truman?)

Eisenhower

SherryGloria
    $200 1
English

Gloria
    $400 12
Sheilah Graham

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 24
(Gloria said nothing and only shook her head no.)

Exodus

Gloria
    $400 7
Ederle's channel swim

Sherry
    $400 21
Verdi

Sherry
    $400 17
Theodore Roosevelt

Sherry
    $400 2
Georgia

Gloria
    $600 13
Errol Flynn

Gloria
    $600 25
(Melinda: What is Germany?)
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Japan

SherryMelinda
    $600 8
Miss America Pageant

Melinda
    $600 22
paisan (paisano)

Gloria
    $600 18
Grover Cleveland

Gloria
    $600 3
Hammurabi

Gloria
    $800 14
(Gloria: Who is Powell?)

Myrna Loy

SherryGloria
    $800 9
pocket veto

Sherry
    $1,000 19
John Quincy Adams

Gloria
    $800 4
lotus

Sherry
    $1000 15
Melvin Belli

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
(Aristide) Briand

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
(Melinda: What is niacin?)

riboflavin

Melinda
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sherry Gloria Melinda
$6,000 $3,700 $600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD HISTORY
MelindaWhat is the Boer War
$0
GloriaWhat was the Boxer Rebellion?
$2,000
SherryWhat was the Boxer Rebellion?
$1,401
Boxer Rebellion

Final scores:

Sherry Gloria Melinda
$7,401 $5,700 $600
2-day champion: $10,400 2nd place: trip to Mexico 3rd place: Jules Jurgensen watches

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Sherry Gloria Melinda
$6,000 $4,500 $1,400
20 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $11,900

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