Responses for show #1557 - Tuesday, May 14, 1991

1991 College Championship semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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David Morris, a junior from Duke University

Kelly Barbour, a junior from East Texas State University

Tim Lakin, a sophomore from Northwestern University

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Jeopardy! Round responses

WAR IN THE GULF
ABBREVIATIONS
STATE CAPITALS
KIDDIE LIT
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
THE 1991 GRAMMYS
    $100 6
Schwarzkopf

Tim
    $100 17
Her Royal Highness

Tim
    $100 30
Indianapolis

Tim
    $100 1
Doctor Dolittle

Tim
    $100 27
Toys "R" Us

Kelly
    $100 11
"Pretty Woman"

David
    $200 7
a Patriot missile

Tim
    $200 18
Parental Guidance

Kelly
    $200 29
(David: What is Bismarck?)
...
(Tim: What is "Pee-air"?)
(Alex: "Peer", yes.)

Pierre

TimDavid
    $200 2
a swan

Kelly
    $200 24
Kodak

Tim
    $200 15
Phil Collins

David
    $300 8
(Alex: ["Suh-dom"]. That means "clash". ["Sad-um"], what the president says, means "shoeshine boy".)

Saddam

Tim
    $300 19
big man on campus

Kelly
    $300 25
Nashville, Tennessee

Tim
    $300 3
Bobbsey twins

Kelly
    $300 23
H&R Block

Kelly
    $300 14
The Little Mermaid

David
    $400 9
Bob Simon

David
    $400 20
Massachusetts & Pennsylvania

Kelly
    $500 26
(Tim: What is Richmond?)
...
(Alex: Roger Williams was very important in the state of Rhode Island, whose capital is [*], and that cost you 500.)

Providence, Rhode Island

Tim
    $400 4
Australia

Kelly
    $400 22
Hallmark

Tim
    $400 12
"From A Distance"

David
    $500 13
(Alex: The battleship was the "Mighty Mo", the [*].)

Missouri

Triple Stumper
    $500 21
[NOTE: While the rest of the clue was capitalized as usual, the abbreviation was capitalized "Btu".]

the British Thermal unit

David
    $500 28
Denver

Kelly
    $500 5
Babar

Tim
    $500 16
the Netherlands

Tim
    $500 10
Quincy Jones

Tim

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

Tim Kelly David
$1,700 $900 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Kelly David
$3,000 $2,700 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT HISTORY
FAMOUS WOMEN
RELIGION
BODIES OF WATER
PHYSICS
TENNYSON, ANYONE?
    $200 13
China

Kelly
    $200 20
(Madame) Curie

David
    $200 2
Eve

Tim
    $200 1
the neucleus

Kelly
    $200 3
Lady Godiva

Tim
    $400 15
the Angles

Kelly
    $400 14
(David: Who is Neil Armstrong?)

Sally Ride

KellyDavid
    $400 8
the Seventh-day Adventists

Kelly
    $400 19
Switzerland

David
    $400 25
neutrons

Tim
    $600 4
"Charge Of The Light Brigade"

Tim
    $2,100 16
(Kelly: Who are [*]...)
(Alex: Right.)
(Kelly: and Mark Antony.)
(Alex: [Insert follow up dialogue here.])

Julius Caesar*, Pompey the Great, & Marcus Licinius Crassus

Kelly
    $600 6
Navratalova

Tim
    $600 9
limbo

Tim
    $600 24
(Alex: [Before reading the clue.] Less than a minute to go.)

the wave theory

Tim
    $600 5
Wellington

David
    $800 17
(Kelly: What is Tripoli?)
...
[Check for follow up dialogue.]

Carthage

Kelly
Triple Stumper
    $800 7
(Maria) Montessori

Kelly
    $800 10
Shintoism

David
    $800 28
Venezuela

Triple Stumper
    $800 23
quantum mechanics

Tim
    $800 26
Maid Marian

Tim
    $1000 18
Egypt

Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
Helen Keller

Tim
    $1000 12
nirvana

Tim
    $1000 21
(Kelly: What is the Missouri?)

the Tennessee River

Kelly
Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
Browninan motion

Tim
    $1000 27
(Kelly: What is crossing the Rubicon?)

death

Kelly
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Kelly David
$10,800 $200 $3,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORD ORIGINS
[Tim wrote "IOTA" all in caps, with a smiley face drawn in the "O". His wager was written as "$10.00", with a triplet of happy faces there as well.]
KellyWhat is iota?
$200
DavidWhat is?
$1,700
TimWhat is iota?!?!
$10
iota

Final scores:

Tim Kelly David
$10,810 $400 $1,600
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tim Kelly David
$11,100 $2,300 $3,300
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,700

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