Responses for Show #2740 - Friday, June 28, 1996

Contestants

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Steve Schwartzman, a computer graphic producer from Austin, Texas

Paul Carlson, a transit policy analyst from Washington, D.C.

Don Sloan, a composer and music professor from Wadsworth, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $36,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

NOCTURNAL CREATURES
WOMEN IN SPORTS
TRANSPORTATION
ANNUAL EVENTS
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
FRENCH NAMES OF COUNTRIES
(Alex: You have to give us the English name, of course.)
    $100 17
a skunk

Steve
    $100 13
ping-pong

Steve
    $100 11
bus

Paul
    $100 24
the peanut

Paul
    $100 1
a triangle

Don
    $100 6
Belgium

Don
    $200 18
a cat

Paul
    $200 20
Nadia Comăneci

Don
    $200 12
Conestoga

Don
    $200 27
Atlantic City

Don
    $200 2
the bow

Don
    $200 7
South Africa

Don
    $300 19
a tail

Don
    $300 21
René Lacoste

Don
    $300 14
[Paul gave both responses.]

Bicycles or Bicyclettes

Paul
    $300 28
Daniel Boone

Don
    $300 3
the calliope

Don
    $300 8
Sweden

Don
    $400 25
wolverine

Don
    $400 22
fencing

Don
    $400 15
a galley

Paul
    $400 29
(Steve: Who is Kosciusko?)

(Casimir) Pulaski

DonSteve
    $400 4
Steinway

Don
    $400 9
Austria

Don
    $500 26
the nautilus

Paul
    $1,500 23
Oksana Baiul

Don
    $500 16
Kenya

Paul
    $500 30
New Mexico

Don
    $500 5
(Alex: Well done in your area of expertise.)
[Applause]

the sitar

Don
    $500 10
(Steve: [*]. What is [*]?)

Scotland

Steve

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

Don Paul Steve
$2,700 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Don Paul Steve
$7,200 $2,100 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PATENTS
LANGUAGES
OPERA
SECRETARIES OF THE INTERIOR
'50s FILM FACTS
AUTHORS
    $200 26
the Wright brothers

Don
    $200 1
Dutch

Paul
    $200 7
Prague

Paul
    $200 6
Andrew Johnson

Don
    $200 16
John Barrymore

Paul
    $200 19
Mark Twain

Don
    $400 27
engines or motors

Steve
    $400 2
Lithuanian

Steve
    $400 9
Porgy

Don
    $400 8
Teddy Roosevelt

Don
    $400 17
Francis

Paul
    $400 20
Charles Dickens

Paul
    $600 28
(Luther) Burbank

Don
    $600 3
India

Steve
    $600 10
Madama Butterfly

Don
    $600 12
Iowa

Steve
    $600 18
Shane

Don
    $600 21
Joseph Heller

Don
    $800 29
Enrico Fermi

Paul
    $800 4
English

Paul
    $800 11
Rigoletto

Paul
    $800 14
George Bush

Paul
    $800 24
Rosalind Russell

Paul
    $800 22
Joel Chandler Harris

Paul
    $1000 30
(Steve: Who is Edison?)

the electric lamp

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $2,500 5
Spanish

Paul
    $1000 13
Lohengrin

Paul
    $1000 15
Bruce Babbitt

Paul
    $1000 25
Audrey Hepburn

Paul
    $2,200 23
Dashiell Hammett

Paul

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Don Paul Steve
$11,000 $16,000 $1,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

RIVERS
(Alex: [Before going to the responses] If you don't know, it would be wise to guess a well-known foreign river.)
...
(Alex: [To Paul] You had trouble with the pen towards the end there, didn't you?)
SteveWhat is the Thames?
$1,200
DonWhat is the Danube?
$1,000
PaulWhat is the Thames
$6,002
the Thames

Final scores:

Don Paul Steve
$10,000 $22,002 $2,500
2nd place: trip on Air Jamaica to Jamaica & stay at Couples Resort + John Williams CD Summon the Heroes New champion: $22,002 3rd place: Amana range + John Williams CD Summon the Heroes

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Don Paul Steve
$10,000 $13,300 $1,300
29 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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Game tape date: 1996-02-13
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