Responses for Show #2835 - Friday, December 20, 1996

Contestants

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Tom Meenan, a computer consultant from Arlington, Virginia

Marina Matuzek, an attorney from Worcester, Massachusetts

Lucy Shigemitsu, a writer originally from Tokyo, Japan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,399)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE 1990s
(Alex: That sounds easy.)
SINGERS WHO ACT
ANNUAL EVENTS
METALS
HINTS FROM HELOISE
IF YOU CAN'T SAY SOMETHING NICE
    $100 6
Pope John Paul II

Lucy
    $100 1
Janet Jackson

Tom
    $100 11
Hawaii

Marina
    $100 24
Gold

Tom
    $100 15
Sour Cream

Marina
    $100 14
(T: Who is Mussolini?)

Adolf Hitler

MarinaTom
    $200 7
Japan

Marina
    $200 2
Madonna

Tom
    $200 12
Minnesota

Tom
    $200 25
Iron

Tom
    $200 16
Eraser

Tom
    $200 20
Belt

Marina
    $300 8
Colin Powell

Lucy
    $300 3
Lyle Lovett

Marina
    $500 13
Lake Michigan

Tom
    $300 26
Mercury

Tom
    $300 17
Clothespins

Lucy
    $300 21
(L: Who is W.C. Fields?)

Groucho Marx

Lucy
Triple Stumper
    $400 9
Contract With America

Lucy
    $400 4
(T: Who is...uh?)

Kenny Rogers

LucyTom
    $400 27
(M: What are tin & copper?)
(A: Tin & copper are bronze)

Copper & Zinc

Marina
Triple Stumper
    $400 18
Corn

Tom
    $400 22
(and we have about a minute left in the round...)

Gloria Steinem

Tom
    $500 10
South Korea

Lucy
    $500 5
Dolly Parton

Triple Stumper
    $500 28
(buzzer sounds)

Titanium

Marina
    $500 19
Dental Floss

Marina
    $500 23
(A: Yes, isn't that true!)

Politician

Tom

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

Lucy Marina Tom
$1,700 $700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lucy Marina Tom
$1,700 $1,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BLACK AMERICANS
OPERA CHARACTERS
PARKS
EUROPEAN HISTORY
ON THE RADIO
CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS
    $200 15
(L: Who is Dennis Rodman?)

Charles Barkley

Lucy
Triple Stumper
    $200 1
"Aida"

Lucy
    $200 9
Paris

Tom
    $200 6
Martin Luther

Lucy
    $200 20
Canada

Tom
    $400 16
Tom Bradley

Lucy
    $400 2
Madame Butterfly

Marina
    $400 10
Maine

Tom
    $400 7
Alexandra

Marina
    $400 21
Duke University

Tom
    $600 17
Harriet Tubman

Lucy
    $1,800 3
(M: Who are Tristan & Isolde?)

Hansel & Gretel

Marina
    $600 11
(M: What is Guam?)

American Samoa

MarinaTom
    $600 8
(T: What is Genoa?)
(M: What is Milan?)
(L: What is Venice?)

Naples

LucyMarinaTom
Triple Stumper
    $600 28
(T: What is the Mutual Broadcasting Service?)
(buzzer sounds)

Mutual Broadcasting System

Tom
Triple Stumper
    $600 22
Polish

Marina
    $800 18
Crispus Attucks

Tom
    $800 4
Prince Igor

Lucy
    $800 12
Angel Falls

Lucy
    $800 14
The Grimaldis

Tom
    $700 26
(M: Who is Rush Limbaugh?)

Larry King

Marina
    $800 23
Dick Francis

Marina
    $1000 19
Carol Moseley-Braun

Lucy
    $1000 5
(M: Who is Mary, Queen of Scots?)

Queen Anne

Marina
Triple Stumper
    $1000 13
Andrew Jackson

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
(we have less than a minute to go in the round...)

Limoges

Marina
    $1000 27
"All Things Considered"

Marina
    $1000 24
Jeffrey Archer

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lucy Marina Tom
$4,900 $1,100 $4,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

REPUBLICANS
MarinaWho are Bush and Agnew
$100
TomWho are Nixon and
$4,500
LucyWho are George Bush & Richard Nixon
$4,701
(2 of) Spiro Agnew, George (H.W.) Bush & Richard Nixon

Final scores:

Lucy Marina Tom
$9,601 $1,200 $300
2-day champion: $12,000 2nd place: Trip to Smugglers' Notch Ski Resort, Vermont 3rd place: Static Snowboards

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Lucy Marina Tom
$4,900 $3,600 $4,600
13 R,
3 W
14 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $13,100

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Game tape date: 1996-10-22
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