Responses for show #1270 - Friday, February 23, 1990

Erik Larsen game 3.

Missing introductions and first six clues.

Contestants

Earl Taylor, from Levan, Utah

Kevin Krebs, a medical student from Charleston, South Carolina

Erik Larsen, a temporary secretary originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,700)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

FILMS OF THE '70s
"B" IN GEOGRAPHY
COWBOY SONGS
EDUCATION
POT LUCK
CRIMINAL CONVERSATION
    $100 1
=

Kevin
    $100 4
=

Erik
    $100 26
New Mexico

Earl
    $100 21
an academy

Erik
    $100 11
celeste

Kevin
    $100 16
money laundering

Erik
    $200 2
=

Earl
    $200 5
=

Erik
    $200 27
spurs

Erik
    $200 22
tenure

Earl
    $200 12
a crawdaddy (crawdad)

Kevin
    $200 17
a contract

Erik
    $300 3
=

Earl
    $300 6
=

Erik
    $300 28
gun

Triple Stumper
    $300 23
grad students

Kevin
    $300 13
Christmas

Erik
    $300 18
"Lucky"

Earl
    $400 9
Apocalypse Now

Kevin
    $400 7
Brussels (Belgium)

Erik
    $400 29
Blue

Triple Stumper
    $400 24
(Albert) Shanker

Earl
    $400 14
Greenland

Earl
    $400 19
(Earl: What is being sent [*]?)

up the river

Earl
    $500 10
The Deer Hunter

Kevin
    $500 8
Banff

Erik
    $500 30
(Earl: Who are the Gatling Brothers?)
...
(Alex: Larry and his brothers, yes.)

the Gatlin Brothers

KevinEarl
    $800 25
(John) Dewey

Earl
    $500 15
white

Erik
    $500 20
2,105

Kevin

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

Erik Kevin Earl
$2,300 $1,300 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Kevin Earl
$2,900 $2,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SCIENCE
NEW TESTAMENT
VOCABULARY
NEW JERSEYITES
DRAMA
HISTORY
    $200 1
seasons

Earl
    $200 2
Nazareth

Earl
    $200 10
magic

Earl
    $200 26
Einstein

Erik
    $200 21
Attila (the Hun)

Erik
    $200 12
(Earl: [*]. What is [*]?)

the Suez Canal

Earl
    $400 4
a monkey

Kevin
    $400 3
circumcision

Erik
    $400 14
malaria

Erik
    $400 27
(Joyce) Kilmer

Kevin
    $400 22
the fan

Erik
    $400 13
Vesuvius

Erik
    $600 5
hypersonic

Earl
    $600 6
(Kevin: Uh, how many is [*]?)

40

Kevin
    $3,000 15
the limelight

Erik
    $600 28
Edison

Earl
    $600 23
(Erik: What is Irish or [*]?)

Gaelic

Erik
    $600 18
the man in the iron mask

Earl
    $800 7
magnesium

Earl
    $800 8
John

Kevin
    $800 16
the foyer

Erik
    $5,000 29
(Earl: Who is Fats Waller?)

Count Basie

Earl
    $800 24
Builder

Triple Stumper
    $800 19
USSR

Earl
    $1000 9
(Earl: Who is Avogardo?)
(Alex: Avo?)
(Earl: Avogardo.)
(Alex: Can't accept it, sorry.)

Avogadro

KevinEarl
    $1000 11
Matthias

Triple Stumper
    $1000 17
Nemesis

Erik
    $1000 30
Stephen Crane

Erik
    $1000 25
(Kevin: Who is John Brown?)

Thoreau

Kevin
Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
the House of Stuart

Earl

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Kevin Earl
$11,300 $4,800 $1,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

NAMES IN THE NEWS
(Alex: [To Earl] Big Red, you're absolutely right.)
...
(Alex: [To Erik] It's sad that Pete's no longer around, but buried in a 6-foot by 6-foot...)
(Erik: Well, I had to put down something, Alex.)
[Laughter]
EarlWho was Secretariat? [horse & jockey doodle]
$1,750
KevinWho was Secretariat?
$4,800
ErikWho was Pete Maravich?
$1,000
Secretariat

Final scores:

Erik Kevin Earl
$10,300 $9,600 $3,550
3-day champion: $28,000 2nd place: Mark King serigraph Hunt Crossing & Orefors stemware 3rd place: Sherwood audio component system + NES with Family & Junior editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Erik Kevin Earl
$8,900 $4,800 $6,500
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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