Responses for Show #2982 - Tuesday, July 15, 1997

Contestants

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Greg Chernack, a law student from New Haven, Connecticut

Penny Willis, an editor from Flushing, New York

Peter Fiske, an attorney from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

CASANOVA
ACTRESSES
SMALL BUSINESS
QUOTATIONS
ANNUAL EVENTS
NAME THE DECADE
    $100 14
(Peter: What is roulette?)

Lottery

PeterGreg
    $100 17
Glenn Close

Peter
    $100 22
Employees

Peter
    $100 10
John Wilkes Booth

Peter
    $100 6
Wyoming

Penny
    $100 1
(Alex: [To Penny] Calm down, take it easy, make a selection!)

1950s

Penny
    $200 18
Barbra Streisand

Peter
    $200 23
(with about a minute to go....)

Minimum wage

Greg
    $200 11
Brigham Young

Greg
    $200 7
San Diego

Greg
    $200 2
1970s

Penny
    $300 19
Mae West

Peter
    $300 24
"Mom & Pop"

Penny
    $300 12
Corazon Aquino

Penny
    $300 8
New Orleans

Peter
    $300 3
1940s

Greg
    $400 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: I want to thank the director for hitting the "time's up" button so I can dry my tears and clear my throat!)

the Iliad

Penny
    $400 20
Joan Crawford

Peter
    $400 25
Bail bonds

Greg
    $400 13
Louis XIV

Penny
    $400 15
Washington

Penny
    $400 4
1960s

Penny
    $500 27
Venice

Greg
    $500 21
Shelley Winters

Triple Stumper
    $500 26
Venture capitalist

Greg
    $500 9
(Peter: What is God for God's sake?)

Art for art's sake

PeterPenny
    $500 16
South Carolina

Greg
    $500 5
1980s

Penny

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

Peter Penny Greg
-$200 $2,500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Penny Greg
$900 $3,600 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PEOPLE IN HISTORY
PALEONTOLOGY
POP MUSIC
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
LITERATURE
FILE UNDER "D"
    $200 5
Mary, Queen of Scots

Penny
    $200 6
Duck-billed

Penny
    $200 30
Michael Jackson

Peter
    $200 16
Rocky Mountains

Penny
    $200 11
A.A. Milne

Peter
    $200 25
Domingo

Greg
    $400 4
Nicholas II

Greg
    $400 7
Fish

Penny
    $400 29
Frank Sinatra

Greg
    $400 17
(Peter: What is Borneo?)

Komodo

PeterPenny
    $400 12
"Heart Of Darkness"

Penny
    $400 22
Debs

Greg
    $600 1
Prince Henry the Navigator

Peter
    $600 8
the mastodon

Penny
    $600 27
Sheryl Crow

Triple Stumper
    $600 18
Hungary

Peter
    $600 13
Louis L'Amour

Greg
    $600 21
Decalogue

Penny
    $1,500 2
Walter Reed

Peter
    $800 9
North America

Penny
    $800 28
Cher

Peter
    $800 23
Sea of Marmara

Penny
    $1,000 14
(G: Who is Hemingway?)

Dashiell Hammett

Greg
    $800 20
"Destry Rides Again"

Penny
    $1000 3
Petrarch

Penny
    $1000 10
(Alex: Well done in that category; you found your subject matter, obviously!)

trilobites

Penny
    $1000 26
The Animals

Peter
    $1000 24
Mount Aconcagua

Penny
    $1000 15
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Penny
    $1000 19
Distaff

Peter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Penny Greg
$6,400 $13,000 $3,900
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. PRESIDENTS
GregWho was James Polk
$2,501
PeterWho was Polk?
$6,400
PennyWho was J. Polk?
$100
James Knox Polk

Final scores:

Peter Penny Greg
$12,800 $13,100 $6,401
2nd place: Trip/cruise to Costa Rica New champion: $13,100 3rd place: Broyhill Entertainment Armoire

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Peter Penny Greg
$5,700 $13,000 $4,900
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
14 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,600

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Game tape date: 1997-02-24
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