Show #138 - Wednesday, March 20, 1985

Paula Tupper game 4.

Contestants

Sheree Nelson, a high school teacher from La Verne, California

Rich Perloff, a waiter from Los Angeles, California

Paula Tupper, a law student from Santee, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $22,299)

Jeopardy! Round

FOREIGN CUISINE
CHEMISTRY
SPORTS
DOUBLE MEANINGS
THE '50s
RITUALS
    $100 1
This just about wraps up a burrito or taco
    $100 22
The British call this element aluminium
    $100 7
You can muscle your way up in this sport by doing the snatch or clean & jerk
    $100 6
Dashing to the florist, or the Kentucky Derby
    $100 8
"Rashomon," Best Foreign Film of '51, was from this country
    $100 14
You remove them before entering a house in Japan
    $200 2
Hungarian for "pepper", it spices up goulash
    $200 9
Sport featured in the movie "Heaven Can Wait"
    $200 15
Soap opera Custer or Patton might have gone to if sick
    $200 10
Like, to these cats & chicks, Kerouac was the most
    $200 17
Late every December 31st, people across the nation watch this city drop the ball
    $300 3
What it's called when "I eats me spinach" as a major ingredient of an Italian dish
    $300 11
In a meet, these are performed in this order: forward, back, reverse, inward & forward with a half twist
    $300 16
Describes how Dorothy left Kansas, or a Mitchell novel
    $300 24
The only human figure on the standard B & W test pattern
    $300 18
On the belief the sun needed nourishment, this civilization sacrificed about 20,000 people a year
    $400 4
Served like rice, this common N. African dish is steamed semolina flour
    $400 12
With 1 ½ billion viewers, this '82 championship had largest TV audience in sports history
    $400 21
A den painted deep red, or Sherlock Holmes' first story
    DD: $500 25
Popular TV Western featuring this theme:

"I'll tell you a story, a real true life story /
A tale of the Western frontier /
The West, it was lawless /
But one man was flawless /
And his is the story you'll hear..."
    $400 19
Hebrew ceremony which takes place under a canopy called a huppa
    $500 5
Type of seafood French call Coquilles St. Jacques because its shell was emblem of St. James church
    $500 13
'57 MVP, this guard led NBA in assists for 8 straight seasons with Boston Celtics
    $500 23
Honest Abe's diaries, or his building toy sets
    $500 20
Part of a pilgrim a Pope washes on Maundy Thursday

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Paula Rich Sheree
$1,000 $400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paula Rich Sheree
$3,000 $1,300 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
NUMBER PLEASE
POETRY
MUSIC
MONEY
THE DESERT
    $200 11
Highest elevation in this "Sunshine State" is only 345 feet
    $200 7
Taft was the first president to get up and stretch during this inning of a ball game
    $200 1
Title of Katharine Lee Bates poem which begins "O beautiful, for spacious skies"
    $200 6
A musical symbol, or a short informal letter
    $200 12
Those who are "penny-wise" may be this "foolish"
    $400 19
"Last Chance Gulch" is now the main street of its capital, Helena
    $400 9
Straw Boss said "Bless my soul" when Tennessee Ernie mined this much coal
    $400 2
His poems were the catalyst for "Cats"
    $400 8
"Music City, U.S.A."
    $400 13
100 Russian kopecks equals this
    $600 20
Only U.S. railroad owned and operated by Federal gov't. is found entirely within this sizeable state
    $600 10
Biblical Psalm that begins "The Lord is my shepherd"
    $600 3
Completes "He started to sing as he tackled the thing that couldn't be done..."
    $600 15
British national anthem whose melody is used for "My Country 'Tis Of Thee"
    $600 14
He was on the dime immediately before FDR
    $800 21
First state to forbid slavery & guarantee universal male suffrage & public education to all
    DD: $200 24
The Henry who defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field & established Tudor dynasty
    $800 4
He wrote "There was a little girl, she had a little curl" & "The Wreck of the Hesperus", too
    DD: $800 16
What A.S.C.A.P. stands for
    $800 18
This note is the highest denomination in circulation in the U.S.
    $1000 22
During the Civil War, this Midwest state sent proportionally the most men into the Union Army
    $1000 23
The Astors & the Vanderbilts led this list of 1880's New York elite
    $1000 5
Valiant & bold & unaccustomed to fear was this son of the prophet
    $1000 17
A funny thing happened to this songwriter on his way to the Forum
    $1000 25
Charles Pinckney urged "Millions for defense, but not a damned penny for" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paula Rich Sheree
$3,000 $3,500 -$100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Site of Nov. '78 headline tragedy, it's the only S.A. country with English as official language

Final scores:

Paula Rich Sheree
$5,999 $900 -$100
4-day champion: $28,298 2nd place: Pinseeker golf clubs + Serengeti Drivers sunglasses 3rd place: Crown luggage

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paula Rich Sheree
$3,900 $3,500 -$100
17 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
3 W
7 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $7,300

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