Responses for 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 responses

FOREIGN CUISINE
CHEMISTRY
SPORTS
DOUBLE MEANINGS
THE '50s
RITUALS
    $100 1
a tortilla

Paula
    $100 22
aluminum

Rich
    $100 7
weightlifting

Sheree
    $100 6
(Paula: What is a race for the roses?)

the Run for the Roses

PaulaRich
    $100 8
Japan

Rich
    $100 14
your shoes

Rich
    $200 2
paprika

Paula
    $200 9
(Sheree: What is wrestling?)

football

PaulaSheree
    $200 15
(Paula: Who are The Doctors?)

General Hospital

PaulaRich
    $200 10
the beatniks (the Beat Generation)

Rich
    $200 17
(Alex: Yes, Times Square.)

New York City

Sheree
    $300 3
(Paula: What is Neopolitan?)
(Sheree: What is fritata?) [Uncertain of response.]

Florentine

PaulaSheree
Triple Stumper
    $300 11
dives

Rich
    $300 16
Gone with the Wind

Sheree
    $300 24
the Indian head

Triple Stumper
    $300 18
(Rich: What is Mexico?)
...
(Alex: "Civilization" was the important part of the clue.)

the Aztecs

PaulaRich
    $400 4
couscous

Paula
    $400 12
(Rich: What is the Super Bowl?)
...
(Alex: The most popular sport in the world is soccer, and this was the [*] in soccer. A billion and a half viewers. Not that many viewers in the United States. Well maybe, most of them watch this show.)

World Cup

Rich
Triple Stumper
    $400 21
A Study in Scarlet

Rich
    $500 25
(Alex: [*], [*], brave, courageous, and bold.)

Wyatt Earp

Paula
    $400 19
a wedding (a marriage)

Paula
    $500 5
a scallop

Paula
    $500 13
Bob Cousy

Rich
    $500 23
(Alex: We've got less than a minute to go in the round.)

Lincoln Logs

Paula
    $500 20
feet

Paula

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 responses

U.S. STATES
NUMBER PLEASE
POETRY
MUSIC
MONEY
THE DESERT
    $200 11
Florida

Rich
    $200 7
the seventh inning

Paula
    $200 1
"America The Beautiful"

Rich
    $200 6
a note

Rich
    $200 12
a pound

Rich
    $400 19
(Alex: Site of the first gold discovery.)

Montana

Sheree
    $400 9
(Rich: What is a ton?)

"Sixteen Tons"

PaulaRich
    $400 2
T.S. Eliot

Paula
    $400 8
Nashville, Tennessee

Rich
    $400 13
a ruble

Rich
    $600 20
Alaska

Sheree
    $600 10
(Paula: What is the 24st Psalm?)
...
(Alex: One number off there, Paula, and it cost you.)

the 23rd Psalm

PaulaSheree
    $600 3
(Sheree: I don't know.)
...
(Alex: Poem by Edgar Guest.)

"And he did it."

PaulaSheree
    $600 15
"God Save The Queen"

Paula
    $600 14
(Paula: Who is Eisenhower?)

Mercury

Paula
Triple Stumper
    $800 21
(Alex: The first state...Less than a minute to go in the round. [Buzzer sounds.] I'll give it to you. What is [*]. The 1777 constitution.)

Vermont

Triple Stumper
    $200 24
(Paula: Who is Henry II?)

Henry VII

Paula
    $800 4
(Henry Wadsworth) Longfellow

Paula
    $800 16
(Paula: I don't know.)

the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Paula
    $800 18
(Paula: What is the $5,000 bill?)

the $10,000 bill

PaulaSheree
    $1000 22
(Sheree: What is Illinois?)
...
(Alex: That's why it got the nickname "Bleeding [*].)

Kansas

Sheree
Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
the 400

Paula
    $1000 5
Abdullah Bulbul Amir

Triple Stumper
    $1000 17
(Sheree: Who is Anthony Newman?)
(Paula: Who is Sammy Cahn?)

Stephen Sondheim

PaulaSheree
Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
tribute

Rich

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

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

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
(Alex: [To Paula] The famous Jonestown disaster.)
PaulaWhat is Guyana
$2,999
RichWhat is Venezuela
$2,600
Guyana

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:

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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