Responses for Show #636 - Monday, May 18, 1987

1987 Senior Tournament semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Lee Saunders, a part-time textbook editor from Orlando, Florida

Joe McKenna, a retired professor of economics from St. Louis, Missouri

Ruth Henoch, a teacher from Potomac, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round responses

TIME
RUSSIA
RADIO COMEDY
HERBS & SPICES
ANTONYMS
ODD JOBS
    $100 16
calendars

Joe
    $100 20
Tsar

Joe
    $100 10
Com-ing, Mother!

Lee
    $100 15
mace

Lee
    $100 1
proud

Lee
    $100 5
monk

Lee
    $200 17
lamb

Joe
    $200 21
Catherine the Great

Lee
    $200 11
Yes?

Ruth
    $200 26
cloves

Lee
    $200 2
off & on

Ruth
    $200 6
wardens

Ruth
    $300 19
(Lee: What is August?)

September

RuthLee
    $300 24
Bolsheviks

Lee
    $300 12
Fibber McGee

Lee
    $300 28
basil

Lee
    $300 3
sweet & sour

Ruth
    $300 7
copy boy

Joe
    $400 22
My Favorite Year

Lee
    $400 25
Mongol

Joe
    $400 13
(John & Blanche) The Bickersons

Lee
    $400 29
tarragon

Ruth
    $400 4
(Joe: What is set?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)

set & clear

Joe
    $400 8
(Ruth: What's a parliamentarian?)

sergeant at arms

RuthLee
    $500 23
(Alex: "[*]" my friend.)

"Those Were the Days"

Triple Stumper
    $200 27
(Alex: [prior to the wager] We've got about a minute to go, Lee.)
...
(Lee: Who is Tchaikovsky?)

(1 of) Balakirev, Borodin, Cui, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov

Lee
    $500 14
Vic & Sade

Ruth
    $500 30
allspice

Joe
    $500 9
cursive

Joe
    $500 18
(air traffic) controller

Joe

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

Ruth Joe Lee
$1,000 $1,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ruth Joe Lee
$1,700 $3,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

AUTHORS
SCIENTISTS
CASTLES & CHATEAUX
CARDS
STARTS WITH "M"
BIBLICAL RESULTS
    $200 1
Aldous Huxley

Joe
    $200 12
light

Ruth
    $200 15
Hapsburgs

Ruth
    $200 2
ace

Lee
    $200 7
mosaic

Joe
    $200 20
freeing of the Israelites (letting Jews leave the country)

Joe
    $400 3
Mark Twain

Ruth
    $400 13
Israel

Lee
    $400 16
(Count) Dracula (Vlad Tepes)

Ruth
    $400 25
(Alex: Right again and we've got a minute to go in the round.)

Authors

Joe
    $600 8
(Joe: Who is Peter Gunn?)

Mannix

Joe
    $400 21
few are chosen

Joe
    $600 4
Dashiell Hammett

Ruth
    $600 14
(Charles) Macintosh

Triple Stumper
    $600 17
Windsor Castle

Triple Stumper
    $600 26
2

Triple Stumper
    $600 9
muster

Ruth
    $600 22
(Lee: He was cruci, what is he was crucified?)

seized (arrested) by the soldiers

JoeLee
    $800 5
Irving Stone

Ruth
    $500 28
(Ruth: [mutters and shakes head while exhaling]...I can't name it.)
...
[The end of the round signals.]
[Note: Ruth's score at the time of wagering was $6,500 while before the reveal of the Final Jeopardy! clue her score was adjusted to $6,800 in not having to do with a ruling on any previous response.]

K

Ruth
    $800 18
Scotty's Castle

Ruth
    $800 27
bridge

Ruth
    $800 10
masthead

Ruth
    $800 23
serpent

Joe
    $1000 6
(Alex: [*], the author of Ben-Hur.)

General Lew Wallace

Lee
    $1000 19
Fran├žois Coty

Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
muttonhead

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
if the blind shall lead the blind

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ruth Joe Lee
$6,800 $5,200 $3,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICANA
LeeWhat is the flag?
$3,400
JoeWhat is the union of the flag?
$5,200
RuthWhat is a bridge?
$3,601
the flag

Final scores:

Ruth Joe Lee
$3,199 $0 $6,800
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ruth Joe Lee
$7,300 $5,800 $3,600
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,700

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Game tape date: 1987-02-11
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