Show #3989 - Thursday, December 27, 2001

2001 Holiday Kids Week game 4.

(Cheryl: I'm Cheryl of the Clue Crew at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Shhh! Jeopardy!'s been bugged--next.)


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Emily Kamm, a 12-year-old from Arlington, Virginia

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Meredith Dedopoulos, a 12-year-old from Durham, New Hampshire

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Dec. 17, 1903: These brothers make the first successful powered flight
    $200 11
"We wish you a merry Christmas, we wish you a merry Christmas, we wish you a merry Christmas and" this
    $200 6
Found worldwide this insect has legs adapted for jumping
    $200 1
When microwaving a whole potato, do this to it so it doesn't explode
    $200 21
Of Harvard, USC or Yale, the one that's not an Ivy League college
    $200 26
A peck & a smooch are different names for this
    $400 17
December 25th, 1776: This American general seen here leads an important surprise attack
    $400 12
It's what we're to "deck the halls" with
    $400 7
It's not a butterfly but this flyer seen here:
    $400 2
If chives were chive talkin' they'd mention they were part of this veggie's family
    $400 22
In a famous work by Herman Melville, Moby Dick is this kind of animal
    $400 27
Now a symbol of love, the ancient Greeks thought it was the center of your intelligence
    $600 18
Dec. 16, 1963: Zanzibar & Kenya become the 112th & 113th members of this world organization
    $600 13
"On the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to me three" of these
    $600 8
(Sofia of the Clue Crew with a creature on her arm.) The emperor variety of this stinging critter is uh, making a move on me
    $600 3
Garlic bulbs are broken up into segments called these for cooking
    $600 23
Of apatosaurus, tyrannosaurus or thesaurus, the one that's not a dinosaur
    DD: $600 30
When the kids in "Peter Pan" are called this, it could be an endearment or just their last name
    $800 19
Dec. 11, 1951: Joe DiMaggio retires from pro baseball after 13 years playing for this New York team
    $800 14
In German this traditional yuletide favorite is titled "O Tannenbaum"
    $800 9
It's the religious predator seen here:
    $800 4
An L.A. Times correction on March 29, 2001 reported that one of these it had shown as edible can be poisonous
    $800 24
A king once ruled in what is now this U.S. state found in the Pacific Ocean
    $800 29
An emotional celebration may include the "group" type of this embrace
    $1000 20
Dec. 18, 1787: New Jersey becomes the third state to ratify this important U.S. document
    $1000 15
In 929 this "Good King" of song, who was actually a duke, was murdered by his wicked younger brother
    $1000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew with a creature on his hand.) Similar to the centipede this segmented arthropod can probably count to a thousand all by itself
    $1000 5
All out of pumpkins? You can substitute the butternut type of this in recipes
    $1000 25
Native to a region of Croatia it's the dog breed seen here:
    $1000 28
These first two lines of a lot of mushy poems mention the flowers seen here:

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

Meredith Michael Emily
$2,400 $2,600 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Michael Emily
$5,000 $4,400 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Admiral Nelson's 1798 defeat of the French is a called the battle of this Egyptian river
    $400 12
Sharing its name with a state, it's the only one of the Great Lakes entirely within the U.S.
    $400 22
Naresh lives in India, so his e-mail address includes this 2-letter country code
    $400 17
In "The Muppet Christmas Carol" Michael Caine plays this miserly character
    $400 7
Members of the House of Representatives serve terms of this many years
    $400 2
It can be a lump of gold or a bite-size piece of chicken
    $800 13
The Gulf of Mexico is actually an arm of this second-largest ocean
    $800 23
For dessert Naresh loves barfi, a type of this often chocolate candy that we serve hot on sundaes
    $800 18
In "Muppet Treasure Island", this character plays Benjamina Gunn, queen of the island's warthogs
    $800 8
The George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama is run by this U.S. agency
    $800 3
This land is the setting for a series of books beginning with "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe"
    $1200 14
This nearly 4,000-mile-long river begins high in the Andes Mountains
    $1200 19
The gang hope to sing & dance on Broadway when "The Muppets Take" this title place
    DD: $1,400 9
When a bill reaches the President's desk, he may approve & sign it, do nothing, or do this
    $1200 4
This large city in Africa is Kenya's capital
    $1600 26
On Oct. 14, 1066 Anglo-Saxon King Harold II was killed at the Battle of Hastings against this "Conqueror"
    DD: $700 15
Iraq & Kuwait lie at the northern end of this gulf where a war broke out in 1991
    $1600 27
In Calcutta Naresh once saw Mother Teresa, one of these religious women who helped the poor
    $1600 20
This Muppet goes to Grouchland in search of his lost fuzzy blue blanket
    $1600 10
Donald Rumsfeld has served as Secretary of this twice: once under Gerald Ford & now under George W. Bush
    $1600 5
It's the central part of an atom, or part of the head of a comet
    $2000 25
8 Minutemen were killed by the British before they retreated in this first battle of the American Revolution
    $2000 16
This "stately" river forms the boundary between New York & Pennsylvania
    $2000 24
Naresh practices this, the main religion of India, & tells me all about karma & reincarnation
    $2000 21
Gonzo receives extraterrestrial messages from his breakfast cereal in this film
    $2000 11
This document served as our basic charter of government from 1781 until the Constitution in 1789
    $2000 6
In a work of fiction, it's the term for the person who tells the story

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Michael Emily
$9,300 $7,200 $25,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Appropriately, the mayflower is the official flower of this state

Final scores:

Meredith Michael Emily
$11,300 $4,400 $35,200
2nd place: $1,000 shopping spree at & trip to Oahu, Hawaii with stay at Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki 3rd place: $1,000 shopping spree at & trip to Oahu, Hawaii with stay at Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki Winner: $35,200 & trip to Oahu, Hawaii with stay at Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Meredith Michael Emily
$10,800 $7,200 $25,000
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2001-12-02
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