Responses for Show #1231 - Monday, January 1, 1990

First game of the 1990s.
Missing introductions.

Contestants

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Allen Kahn, from Playa Del Rey, California

Bruce Daitz, originally from Plattsburgh, New York

Holly Tooker, a dog walker from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,100)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT HISTORY
BODIES OF WATER
THE OLYMPICS
KIDDIE LIT
"HONEY"
MOONS
    $100 7
death

Allen
    $100 11
the Arctic Ocean

Bruce
    $100 14
10

Allen
    $100 1
the Brothers Grimm

Bruce
    $100 16
honeydew

Holly
    $100 26
(Bruce: What is Neptune?)

Pluto

HollyBruce
    $200 6
the Roman Empire

Holly
    $200 12
the Great Lakes

Bruce
    $200 20
Finland

Holly
    $200 2
The Wind in the Willows

Holly
    $200 17
honeybee

Bruce
    $300 8
the (Great) Pyramid of Cheops

Bruce
    $300 13
the Gulf Stream

Holly
    $300 22
the marathon

Bruce
    $300 3
(Bruce: Gosh, what is see how the run?)

Have (Did) you ever seen such a sight in your life as three blind mice

HollyBruce
    $500 18
(Bruce: "Honey, I Hate You".)
(Alex: No, that's incorrect; I bet you Holly could tell us.)
(Holly: Yes, what is [*]?)

"Honey Bun"

Bruce
    $400 9
Troy

Bruce
    $400 15
Angel Falls

Holly
    $400 23
alpine skiing

Triple Stumper
    $400 4
Hugh Lofting

Holly
    $400 21
Honey West

Bruce
    $400 28
(Bruce: What is Venus?)
(Allen: [Not ringing in] I'm afraid to try.)
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Alex: We had one more clue up there that might have been of interest to you; it had to do with Venus having no moon.)

Saturn

Bruce
Triple Stumper
    $500 10
cuneiform

Bruce
    $500 19
the Danube

Allen
    $500 24
(Alex: We have a minute to go in the round.)

the decathlon

Holly
    $500 5
Hoffmann

Allen
    $500 25
a honey bear

Allen
    $500 27
(Allen: What are the moons of Jupiter?)
(Bruce: What are the moons of Saturn?)

the moons of Uranus

BruceAllen
Triple Stumper

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

Holly Bruce Allen
$1,800 $1,300 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Holly Bruce Allen
$2,700 $700 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICANA
AUTHORS' MIDDLE NAMES
ITALIAN COOKING
LAW
MOVIE MAKERS
BIOLOGY
    $200 10
a tortoise (turtle)

Allen
    $200 2
Somerset

Bruce
    $200 23
Parmesan

Allen
    $200 15
(Bruce: It's not, it is--what is not a defense?)

it's no excuse

BruceAllen
    $200 7
The Longest Day

Holly
    $200 1
the nucleus

Holly
    $400 11
Nathan Hale

Holly
    $400 8
Lee

Holly
    $400 24
antipasto

Bruce
    $400 16
has a fool for a client

Allen
    $400 14
United Artists

Allen
    $400 3
vertebra

Bruce
    $600 20
the monarch

Bruce
    $600 9
Bret

Allen
    $1,300 25
(Alex: We have less than a minute to go in the round.)

ricotta

Bruce
    $600 17
acquittal

Allen
    $600 28
The Exorcist

Bruce
    $600 4
a flower

Triple Stumper
    $800 21
(Holly: What is "I'm Just Wild About Harry"?)

"The Missouri Waltz"

HollyAllen
    $800 12
(Allen: What is... P.?)
(Alex: No. Holly or...)
(Allen: [*].)

Pierce

Allen
Triple Stumper
    $800 26
(1 of) veal (or ham)

Allen
    $800 18
(Allen: I've had one of each of those.)
[Laughter]

an annulment

Allen
    $1,200 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

MiloŇ° Forman

Bruce
    $800 5
(Bruce: What is [**]?)
[Ruled incorrect; changed to correct before the reveal of the Final Jeopardy! clue]

an oil (an unsaturated fat)

Bruce
    $1000 22
jousting

Bruce
    $1000 13
Clarke

Triple Stumper
    $1000 27
polenta

Allen
    $1000 19
a warrant

Bruce
    $1000 6
(Paul) Langerhans

Bruce

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Holly Bruce Allen
$3,100 $9,000 $6,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

SHAKESPEARE
HollyWhat is Hamlet?
$3,000
AllenWhat is The Merchant of Venice?
$100
BruceWhat is The Merchant of Venice
$5,000
The Merchant of Venice

Final scores:

Holly Bruce Allen
$100 $14,000 $6,500
3rd place: MyLock sewing machine + Nintendo Entertainment System with Family & Junior editions of Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! New champion: $14,000 2nd place: Tennessee Furniture Industries mahogany lowboy & Panasonic home office package

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Holly Bruce Allen
$3,100 $8,400 $6,400
14 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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Game tape date: 1989-09-12
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