Responses for Show #787 - Tuesday, January 26, 1988

Final Jeopardy! logo flashes on the game board's monitors instead of the show's logo.

Contestants

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Joan Kurland, a musician originally from River Edge, New Jersey

Steve Kravitz, a trust and estate attorney from West Palm Beach, Florida

Lennie Edwards, a teacher originally from Fort Dix, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,000)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

SWIMWEAR
CRIME
CELEBRITY SECRETS
PENNSYLVANIA
POETRY
"BACK" IN SPORTS
    $100 9
(Alex: Went on sale in April of 1987; don't know if they've sold it yet.)

diamonds

Lennie
    $100 1
pickpocket

Joan
    $100 2
Cary Grant

Steve
    $100 14
the Pennsylvania Turnpike

Lennie
    $100 22
the night

Lennie
    $100 3
backboard

Steve
    $200 25
Annette Funicello

Steve
    $200 7
fingerprint kit

Steve
    $200 6
his mother

Lennie
    $200 15
Pittsburgh

Steve
    $200 23
the skylark

Steve
    $200 4
backfield

Steve
    $300 28
Israel

Joan
    $300 8
embezzle

Joan
    $300 19
Joe Louis

Lennie
    $300 16
German

Lennie
    $300 24
Walt Whitman

Joan
    $300 5
backhand

Joan
    $400 29
Fred Cole

Triple Stumper
    $400 12
insanity

Steve
    $400 20
Errol Flynn

Steve
    $400 17
ratify the Constitution

Lennie
    $200 26
(Steve: No idea. Good thing I bet only $200.)

"Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker"

Steve
    $400 10
the back nine

Steve
    $500 30
Cheryl Tiegs

Steve
    $500 13
Ted Bundy

Lennie
    $500 21
Rin Tin Tin

Steve
    $500 18
(Joan: What is Yorktown?)

Gettysburg

LennieJoan
    $500 27
(Lennie: What are stanzas?)
(Steve: What are couplets?)

cantos

LennieSteve
Triple Stumper
    $500 11
backspin

Steve

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Lennie Steve Joan
$900 $1,900 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lennie Steve Joan
$2,000 $3,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SCIENTISTS
OLD TESTAMENT
MOVIE MUSICALS
BRITISH HISTORY
ECONOMICS
SPELLING
(Alex: And finally, one of our favorite categories; you must spell your response; at least the correct word in the response.)
    $200 20
Albert Einstein

Lennie
    $200 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the Euphrates

Lennie
    $200 22
Francis (Ford) Coppola

Steve
    $200 10
Jack the Ripper

Steve
    $200 5
the World Bank

Steve
    $200 3
J-E-T-S-A-M

Lennie
    $400 21
filament

Joan
    $400 19
Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr

Lennie
    $400 13
India

Lennie
    $400 6
the Federal Reserve

Lennie
    $400 4
G-N-U

Steve
    $5,000 25
Adam & Eve

Steve
    $600 1
An American in Paris

Joan
    $600 14
Tudor

Steve
    $600 11
Marx and Engels

Steve
    $2,000 7
(Lennie : What is A-F-G-A... What is [*]?)
(Alex: Right! You corrected yourself in time.)

A-F-G-H-A-N-I-S-T-A-N

Lennie
    $800 23
(Steve: What is Abel?)
...
(Alex: We've got a minute to go, Steve. You select.)

Nimrod

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $800 2
Paint Your Wagon

Lennie
    $800 16
Clement Attlee

Steve
    $800 12
Adam Smith

Lennie
    $800 8
Z-U-C-C-H-I-N-I

Joan
    $1000 24
Haman

Triple Stumper
    $1000 18
Judy Holliday

Joan
    $1000 17
Bertrand Russell

Joan
    $1000 15
Arthur Laffer

Lennie
    $1000 9
O-M-N-I-S-C-I-E-N-T

Lennie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lennie Steve Joan
$9,400 $10,400 $4,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

20TH CENTURY POLITICIANS
JoanWho is Rockefeller
$4,500
LennieWho was Rockefeller?
$9,400
SteveWho was Nelson Rockefeller?
$8,500
Nelson Rockefeller

Final scores:

Lennie Steve Joan
$18,800 $18,900 $9,100
2nd place: a trip to Safety Harbor Spa & Fitness Center on Tampa Bay + either the Jeopardy! box game or computerized version New champion: $18,900 + either the Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 3rd place: a White-Westinghouse full-stackable washer & dryer + either the Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Lennie Steve Joan
$8,000 $6,200 $4,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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Game tape date: 1987-10-19
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