Responses for show #314 - Thursday, November 21, 1985

1985 Tournament of Champions final game 1.

Contestants

Jerry Frankel, a musician and a composer originally from Buffalo, New York

Bruce Fauman, a university administrator and professor from Vancouver, British Columbia

Steve Rogitz, a letter carrier from Gardena, California

Jeopardy! Round responses

AUTO SHOP
NURSERY RHYMES
EATING IN AMERICA
BIOLOGY
LETTER PERFECT
ROCK N' ROLL HEAVEN
    $100 21
a muffler

Steve
    $100 26
the church

Bruce
    $100 2
(Bruce [picking the category, pointing at his waistline]: I think I know enough about eating.)
[Audience laughter]

barbecue

Jerry
    $100 3
heredity

Jerry
    $100 12
G

Steve
    $100 1
Bobby Darin

Bruce
    $200 22
a chassis

Steve
    $200 27
May

Jerry
    $200 5
Heinz

Bruce
    $200 4
(Jerry: What are ants?)

bees

Jerry
Triple Stumper
    $200 14
to a T

Bruce
    $200 13
Karen Carpenter

Bruce
    $300 23
an alternator

Steve
    $300 28
Old King Cole

Steve
    $300 6
(Steve: What is Pennsylvania?)
...
(Alex: It was believed that because they had so much leisure time they could do nothing but eat in [*].)

Hawaii

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $300 9
incubation

Jerry
    $300 15
O

Steve
    $500 16
(Alex: Took you no time at all, "Lonely Teardrops" was the song.)

Jackie Wilson

Steve
    $400 24
a connecting rod

Triple Stumper
    $400 29
the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker

Bruce
    $400 7
coffee

Bruce
    $400 10
the core

Bruce
    $400 19
Z's

Jerry
    $400 17
Buddy Holly

Steve
    $500 25
a cam

Steve
    $500 30
touches the ground

Triple Stumper
    $500 8
cranberries

Bruce
    $500 11
arthritis

Triple Stumper
    $500 20
a B

Steve
    $500 18
Jim Croce

Jerry

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Steve Bruce Jerry
-$300 $1,600 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Bruce Jerry
$2,900 $2,500 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE U.N.
THEATER
NEWSPAPERS
2ND CENTURY
TRAVEL AND TOURISM
THE FAMILY BIBLE
    $200 3
(Steve: Let's take "The Un," for 200.)
[audience laughter]
(Alex [with mock indignation]: The U.N.)
[Alex reads the clue with barely suppressed laughter, and Bruce also laughs as he responds.]

The League of Nations

Bruce
    $200 6
the building itself

Triple Stumper
    $200 10
The Guardian

Bruce
    $200 1
Christianity

Bruce
    $200 12
Loch Lomond

Bruce
    $200 23
divorce

Steve
    $400 4
the General Assembly

Steve
    $400 7
commedia dell'arte

Jerry
    $400 11
Oklahoma

Steve
    $400 2
a throne

Steve
    $400 16
Mecca

Jerry
    $400 24
begat

Steve
    $600 5
the Secretary-General

Jerry
    $600 8
catharsis

Jerry
    $1,500 13
(Bruce: They're all owned by the same company...)
(Alex: Phrasing.)
(Bruce: Excuse me. What is they all have common ownership?)

they are no longer being published

Bruce
    $600 19
(Steve: What were Egyptians?)
(Bruce: Who were the Aztecs?)

Mayans

SteveBruceJerry
    $600 17
a jazz band

Jerry
    $900 25
the U.S.A., the Soviet Union, Great Britain, France & China

Steve
    $800 9
Grease

Bruce
    $800 14
Detroit

Bruce
    $800 20
Ptolemy

Triple Stumper
    $800 18
Italy

Triple Stumper
    $1000 26
(Steve: What is the moon?)

(outer) space

SteveBruce
    $1000 22
(Jerry: Who is Wycherley?)

William Congreve

Jerry
Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
Vermont

Jerry
    $1000 21
(Jerry: What is Nigeria?)
(Steve: What is Ghana?)
(Bruce: What is Zaire?)

Gambia

SteveBruceJerry
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Bruce Jerry
$3,000 $2,800 $3,600

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE SUPREME COURT
(Alex: [To Bruce] The first president, he had to start the Supreme Court from scratch.)
...
(Alex: [To Steve] It looked as if he was going to write FDR in there. Were you?)
(Steve: [Grinning] Yep.)
(Alex: Aren't you glad you changed your mind?)
BruceWho is Washington?
$1,500
SteveWho was F Washington?
$1,500
JerryWho is Washington?
$2,500
George Washington

Final scores:

Steve Bruce Jerry
$4,500 $4,300 $6,100

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Steve Bruce Jerry
$2,700 $4,300 $3,600
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $10,600

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