Responses for Show #788 - Wednesday, January 27, 1988

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

Contestants

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Tom Nelson, an analyst originally from Portland, Oregon

Cheryl Lieberman, a computer training center manager from Alexandria, Virginia

Steve Kravitz, a trust and estate attorney from West Palm Beach, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,900)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT ROME
SUPERHEROES
RITA HAYWORTH
MICHIGAN
METALLIC PHRASES
SPORTS
    $100 6
February

Steve
    $100 18
Shazam!

Steve
    $100 26
her real name

Cheryl
    $100 16
Lansing

Steve
    $100 11
silver-tongued

Tom
    $100 1
doubles lines/alleys

Steve
    $200 7
Brutus

Steve
    $200 20
Spider-Man

Steve
    $200 27
Orson Welles

Triple Stumper
    $200 17
(Steve: What is a cross?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Steve: ...Don't know.)
(Alex: The [*] is the one with the Christ figure on it, and that's what we needed.)

crucifix

SteveCheryl
    $200 12
the brass tacks

Steve
    $200 2
pole vault

Steve
    $300 8
Circus Maximus

Steve
    $300 22
Batman & Robin

Triple Stumper
    $300 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

dancing

Cheryl
    $300 19
teachers

Cheryl
    $300 13
chrome dome

Steve
    $300 3
polo

Steve
    $400 9
Spartacus

Steve
    $200 23
(Cheryl: Don't know.)
...
(Alex: We have less than a minute to go in the round.)

Superman & Green Lantern

Cheryl
    $400 21
Hiawatha

Cheryl
    $400 14
get the lead out

Tom
    $400 4
(Tom: Who is Eric Dickerson?)
(Alex: 22 touchdowns.)

Gale Sayers

SteveTom
    $500 10
father of the country

Tom
    $500 24
Underdog

Steve
    $500 25
(Steve: What are Huron & Erie?)

Superior & Huron

SteveTom
    $500 15
iron fist/hand

Steve
    $500 5
red

Steve

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Steve Cheryl Tom
$3,500 $0 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Cheryl Tom
$3,700 $1,100 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CORPORATE AMERICA
MEDICINE
THE STARS
PRESIDENTIAL TRIVIA
SHAKESPEAREAN OPERAS
"OUNCE" FOR OUNCE
    $200 6
(Steve: What are glasses?)
(Cheryl: What are toothpicks?)
(Tom: What are pull tabs?)

charcoal briquets

SteveCherylTom
Triple Stumper
    $200 12
Hippocrates

Steve
    $200 19
constellation

Steve
    $200 1
Dwight Eisenhower

Steve
    $200 10
an announcer

Steve
    $400 7
soda pop

Steve
    $400 13
German measles/rubella

Cheryl
    $400 20
(Cheryl: What is the Big Bang?)

the Christmas star

CherylTom
    $400 2
James Buchanan

Steve
    $400 26
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Steve
    $400 14
(Steve: [*].)
(Alex: Incorrect.)
(Cheryl: What is [*]?)
(Alex: Yes. Steve, remember in the Double Jeopardy! Round, your response must be phrased in the form of a question.)

"I now pronounce you man and wife"

SteveCheryl
    $600 8
Fruit of the Loom

Steve
    $600 21
transfusion

Steve
    $300 24
(Steve What are dwarfs...)
...
(Alex: We needed both parts of the clue. And we have a minute to go.)

dwarfs & giants

Steve
    $600 3
William Howard Taft

Cheryl
    $600 18
Taming of the Shrew

Cheryl
    $600 15
trounce

Steve
    $800 9
Chevrolet

Tom
    $800 22
Anopheles

Triple Stumper
    $800 25
(Steve: What is Alpha Centauri?)

the sun

SteveTom
    $800 4
Woodrow Wilson

Cheryl
    $800 27
The Merry Wives of Windsor

Triple Stumper
    $800 16
flounce

Cheryl
    $1000 11
J.P. Morgan

Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
C. Everett Koop

Steve
    $1000 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Sirius

Steve
    $1000 5
William McKinley

Steve
    $1000 17
jounce

Tom

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Cheryl Tom
$8,800 $4,100 $3,900
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

TELEVISION
(Alex: You can see him on 20/20.)
TomWho is Johnny Carson
$3,000
CherylWho is Steve Allen Johnny Carson?
$4,100
SteveWho is Hugh Downs?
$600
Hugh Downs

Final scores:

Steve Cheryl Tom
$9,400 $0 $900
2-day champion: $28,300 + either the Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 3rd place: Marcy exercise equipment + either the Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 2nd place: Singer furniture console & Galaxy carpet + either the Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Steve Cheryl Tom
$9,100 $4,300 $3,900
29 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 1987-10-19
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