Responses for show #615 - Friday, April 17, 1987

Every clue was prepared by Jeopardy! staff researcher Victoria Haselton, whose ESL class she taught was in the audience.

Contestants

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Anne Hallerman, a nursery school teacher from Richmond, Virginia

Bill Johnston, an aerospace engineer from Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Jim Ryan, a writer from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $30,250)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

BIRDS
GEMS
FOREIGN SPORTS
ADVERTISING MYTHOLOGY
CHILDREN'S SONGS
(Alex: And a brief word of explanation about Children's Songs. Those are children's songs in the form of tabloid headlines.)
GET THE "POINT"
    $100 5
a stork

Jim
    $100 21
California

Jim
    $100 22
the Tour de France

Bill
    $100 7
(Alex: Yes, that was a trial name, they never used it.)

Canon

Jim
    $100 8
"Three Blind Mice"

Jim
    $100 1
(Bill: What is a brownie?)

brownie point

BillAnne
    $200 6
(Anne: What is swim?)

fly

Anne
Triple Stumper
    $200 23
pearl

Anne
    $200 27
wet-bobs

Anne
    $200 14
Mercury

Bill
    $200 9
"Jack and Jill"

Jim
    $200 2
a point of order

Jim
    $300 15
wings

Bill
    $300 24
diamond

Jim
    $300 18
Atlas

Anne
    $300 10
(Bill: What is Little Bo Peep?)

"Mary Had A Little Lamb"

BillAnne
    $500 3
(Alex: Jim, you got a response for me?)
(Jim: Uh, one of the Pointer Sisters. I need her first name?)
(Alex: Yes.)
(Jim: Uh, what's a nice name. How about uh, Patty.)

Bonnie Pointer

Jim
    $400 16
cliff swallows

Anne
    $400 25
Colombia

Jim
    $400 19
Ajax

Anne
    $400 11
"Rock-a-bye Baby On A Treetop"

Anne
    $400 4
the pointillist technique

Bill
    $500 17
migration

Anne
    $500 26
turquoise

Triple Stumper
    $500 20
Aurora

Bill
    $500 12
(Jim: What is Little Miss Muffet?)

"The Eensy-Weensy Spider"

JimAnne
    $500 13
the point of no return

Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 7):

Jim Bill Anne
-$100 $300 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Bill Anne
$500 $1,100 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CONSERVATION
MUSEUMS
AUTOS BY THE NUMBERS
(Alex: Autos by the Numbers, by the way, is a category that has to do with all 1987 models of cars currently being sold in the United States.)
WOMEN AUTHORS
RELIGION
EUPHEMISMS
    $200 11
children

Anne
    $200 6
Mexico

Bill
    $200 19
Jaguar

Bill
    $200 22
her mother

Anne
    $200 1
Mecca

Bill
    $200 12
Hades (Hell)

Anne
    $400 15
whales

Jim
    $400 7
the British Museum

Anne
    $400 23
(Jim: Who is... oh, uh, I can't think of her name.)

Isak Dinesen

Jim
Triple Stumper
    $400 2
mountains

Jim
    $400 13
an electric chair

Jim
    $600 16
paper

Triple Stumper
    $600 8
the Guggenheim Museum

Bill
    $600 24
Jacqueline Susann

Anne
    $600 3
(Jim: What is the karmic cycle?)
(Alex ...yep, the karmic cycle, [*], you got it.)

reincarnation

Jim
    $600 14
(Anne: What is a baby?)
(Jim: What is pregnancy, being pregnant?)

a bun

JimBillAnne
    $800 20
(Jim: What's aluminum?)

plastic

Jim
Triple Stumper
    $600 9
the National Museum, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Bill
    $800 25
Standard Oil

Bill
    $800 4
the Druid religion

Anne
    $800 17
ladies

Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
(cow) manure

Anne
    $1000 10
Uffizi Palace

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
Martin Luther

Bill
    $1,700 18
(Jim: What are... what is death? What are [*]?)

death and taxes

Jim

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Bill Anne
$2,200 $5,300 $5,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD LEADERS
JimWho is Charles de Gaulle?
$2,200
BillWho was de Gaulle
$700
AnneWho is Charles de Gaulle?
$4,701
Charles de Gaulle

Final scores:

Jim Bill Anne
$4,400 $6,000 $10,601
3rd place: a Catalina cruise 2nd place: an Emerson video recorder + Karl-Lorimar home videos New champion: $10,601

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jim Bill Anne
$2,000 $5,500 $5,900
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $13,400

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