Responses for Show #2967 - Tuesday, June 24, 1997

Contestants

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Paul Slota, a "Mr. Mom" from San Marcos, California

Cris Molles, a finance manager from Lomita, California

Lynda Pinnington, a training consultant from Cambridge, Ontario Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,401)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

BIBLICAL PEOPLE
INTERNATIONAL CUISINE
LATE-NIGHT TV
RIVERS
OOPS!
(Alex: A whole category about mistakes.)
CROSSWORD CLUES "T"
    $100 1
Joseph

Cris
    $100 6
pineapple

Cris
    $100 7
the Rhine

Lynda
    $100 21
the CIA (the Central Intelligence Agency)

Cris
    $100 8
tidy

Lynda
    $200 2
Methuselah

Cris
    $200 16
brains

Paul
    $200 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: And now the last clue... will remain hidden.)

Ed McMahon

Cris
    $200 12
the Nile

Paul
    $200 22
dig it out (got stuck)

Cris
    $200 9
Transylvania

Lynda
    $300 3
Barabbas

Paul
    $300 17
corn

Triple Stumper
    $300 28
ABC

Lynda
    $300 13
the Missouri

Lynda
    $300 23
(Alex: We have less than a minute to go in the round.)

Princess Diana

Cris
    $300 10
thunder

Paul
    $400 4
Deborah

Triple Stumper
    $400 18
(Lynda: What are pancakes?)

noodles

LyndaPaul
    $400 26
music videos

Lynda
    $400 14
(Cris: What is the Po?)
(Lynda: What is the Arno?)
(Alex: Paul, they narrowed it down nicely for you!)

the Tiber

LyndaCrisPaul
    $400 24
(Alex: Big campaign a few months ago.)

got milk?

Triple Stumper
    $400 11
The Three Tenors

Cris
    $500 5
Peter & Andrew

Lynda
    $500 19
shrimp

Lynda
    $500 27
The Midnight Special

Cris
    $1,200 15
(Paul: What is the Orionoco?)
(Alex: No, we cannot accept that--you added a vowel.)

the Orinoco

Paul
    $500 25
pens

Lynda
    $500 20
Tasmanian

Lynda

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

Lynda Cris Paul
$800 $400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lynda Cris Paul
$2,600 $1,700 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE MIDDLE AGES
AMERICANA
COMPANY HISTORIES
SONGS
SCIENCE
WOMEN WRITERS
    $200 1
alchemists

Lynda
    $200 11
(Cris: What is St. Petersburg?)

St. Augustine

LyndaCris
    $200 3
Charles M. Barnes

Cris
    $200 9
the Civil War

Lynda
    $400 2
Eastern Orthodox

Cris
    $400 8
Virginia

Lynda
    $400 4
Target

Cris
    $400 16
"Happy Birthday"

Lynda
    $400 19
the atria

Cris
    $400 10
Laura Ingalls Wilder

Cris
    $600 17
cannons

Cris
    $600 13
(Lynda: Who is Carnegie?)
(Alex: We were going for the place, not the name of the person.)

Newport

LyndaPaul
    $600 5
Dairy Queen

Triple Stumper
    $1,500 18
"A Hard Day's Night"

Cris
    $600 20
radiation

Cris
    $600 12
Time

Cris
    $800 26
a vassal

Paul
    $800 14
Nashville

Cris
    $800 6
pharmacists (or druggists)

Cris
    $800 23
"I Will Survive"

Cris
    $800 21
a pterodactyl

Cris
    $800 27
Isak Dinesen

Lynda
    $1000 25
(Paul: Who is Bacon?)
(Alex: Which one?)
(Paul: Friar.)
(Alex: No... we need a first name.)
(Cris: Who is Francis Bacon?)
[Ruled incorrect]
...
(Alex: We have less than a minute to go in the round.)
[The ruling against Paul was reversed before Final Jeopardy!, and Cris's deduction in score was restored to him also.]

Roger Bacon

Paul
    $1000 15
the Freer Gallery

Triple Stumper
    $1000 7
quality, value, convenience

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
"Wouldn't It Be Nice?"

Cris
    $1000 22
Sirius

Cris
    $2,000 28
(Lynda: I have no idea--who is Marianne Moore?)

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Lynda

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lynda Cris Paul
$2,200 $11,800 $3,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

GEOGRAPHY
LyndaWhat is the Antarctic Circle?
$801
PaulWhat is the Tropic of Cancer?
$2,500
CrisWhat is the Tropic of Cancer
$3,000
the Antarctic Circle

Final scores:

Lynda Cris Paul
$3,001 $8,800 $500
2nd place: a trip/cruise to Tortola, British Virgin Islands New champion: $8,800 3rd place: a Maurice Lacroix watch

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Lynda Cris Paul
$4,200 $10,900 $4,200
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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Game tape date: 1997-02-05
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