Responses for show #2689 - Thursday, April 18, 1996

Contestants

Steve Shimberg, an insurance agent from Melrose, Massachusetts

Leslie Bitner, a law student from Houston, Texas

Tim Toburen, a technical director from Jacksonville, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,398)

Jeopardy! Round responses

RUSSIAN RULERS
THE MOVIES
BRITISH HODGEPODGE
FASHION
THE BIBLE
3-LETTER WORDS
    $100 1
Boris Yeltsin

Steve
    $100 6
Billy Crystal

Leslie
    $100 13
Excalibur

Steve
    $100 19
veils

Leslie
    $100 8
Adam

Steve
    $100 29
bah

Steve
    $200 2
Lenin

Leslie
    $200 7
Josey Wales

Tim
    $200 25
(Steve: What is Oxford?)

Cambridge

LeslieSteve
    $200 20
blazer

Steve
    $200 9
Sodom

Tim
    $200 30
fax

Leslie
    $300 3
Frederick the Great

Tim
    $300 14
The Way We Were

Leslie
    $300 26
Westminster

Tim
    $300 21
(Leslie: What is a wiglet?)

fall

TimLeslie
    $300 10
Tower of Babel

Tim
    $300 27
hex

Leslie
    $400 4
St. Petersburg

Steve
    $400 15
The Towering Inferno

Tim
    $400 17
Princess Margaret

Steve
    $400 22
jumpsuit

Triple Stumper
    $400 11
the fatted calf

Tim
    $400 24
lap

Steve
    $500 5
Ivan the Terrible

Leslie
    $500 18
Cole Porter

Leslie
    $500 16
Sir Thomas Hardy

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 28
peignoir

Leslie
    $500 12
Jezebel

Tim
    $500 23
orb

Leslie

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

Tim Leslie Steve
$2,300 $1,100 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Leslie Steve
$2,900 $4,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

GEOGRAPHY
MUSIC
PEOPLE
THE BODY HUMAN
THE CIVIL WAR
LITERATURE
    $200 18
Caribbean Sea

Tim
    $200 26
Johann Strauss

Tim
    $200 1
Stephen King

Tim
    $200 6
eardrum

Steve
    $200 7
Monitor

Steve
    $200 12
The Hound of the Baskervilles

Leslie
    $400 17
the Shannon

Steve
    $400 27
"Yesterday"

Leslie
    $400 2
Ted Koppel

Steve
    $400 22
ovaries

Leslie
    $400 8
Appomattox Court House

Leslie
    $400 13
Lilliput

Tim
    $600 16
United Arab Emirates

Leslie
    $600 28
Garth Brooks

Leslie
    $600 3
Robert Kennedy

Triple Stumper
    $600 23
liver

Leslie
    $600 9
Bull Run

Steve
    $600 21
On the Road

Steve
    $800 15
Pakistan

Tim
    $800 29
Woody Herman

Triple Stumper
    $1,200 4
(Steve: Who was Annie?)

Maria von Trapp

Steve
    $800 24
tibia

Triple Stumper
    $800 10
Alexander Stephens

Tim
    $800 20
Ernest Hemingway

Steve
    $1000 14
(Leslie: What is the Nile?)

Orange River

TimLeslie
    $1000 30
Rumours

Leslie
    $1000 5
Annie Leibovitz

Leslie
    $2,500 25
(Alex: With less than a minute to go.)

adrenal gland

Leslie
    $1000 11
Andersonville

Leslie
    $1000 19
(Tim: What is Illinois?)

Minnesota

TimLeslie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Leslie Steve
$5,500 $13,300 $3,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE CONSTITUTION
(Alex: You can be elected to 2 terms plus you can serve 2 years of your predecessor's term; vice president came to the presidency that way.)
SteveWhat is 11 years
$3,595
TimWhat is 12?
$4,999
LeslieWhat is 8 years
$2,000
10 years

Final scores:

Tim Leslie Steve
$501 $11,300 $5
2nd place: Dynamark home security system & pair of Hammerman diamond rings New champion: $11,300 3rd place: Pair of Sigma Binoculars

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tim Leslie Steve
$5,500 $10,300 $4,800
16 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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