Show #3697 - Tuesday, October 3, 2000

2000 Back to School Week game 2.


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David Hudson, Jr., an 11-year-old from Richmond, Virginia

Ariel Edwards-Levy, an 11-year-old from Sherman Oaks, California

Neville Fogarty, an 11-year-old from Kingwood, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will end with the letter Y.)
(Alex: You know what those are: words that sound the same but have different meanings.)
    $100 26
There's an active volcano on Sicily, an island that's part of this country
    $100 6
Ben Gould & Samantha Becker roam the halls of Bayside High as part of "The New Class" on this show
    $100 18
In 2 classic survival stories, it's the last name of a Swiss family & the first name of Mr. Crusoe
    $100 13
Rain heavily, or a tiny opening in the skin
    $100 11
The number of items in a dozen times the number of months in a year
    $100 1
The Time Almanac states "There is little reason to believe that the architects intended" this "to lean"
    $200 27
It's the largest city in Utah
    $200 7
The series finale of this Fox drama aired on May 17, 2000, 2 weeks after the last "Party of Five"
    $200 19
The photo seen here is on the cover of an award-winning "photobiography" of this man
    $200 14
Masculine, or letters & packages
    $200 12
The number of legs on a spider plus the number of legs on a fly
    $200 2
This constellation is also called The Twins
    $300 28
This Scandinavian country has 2 forms of its official language -- Bokmal & Nynorsk
    $300 8
This wallaby's "Modern Life" takes place in O Town with his dog Spunky & his pal Heffer
    $300 23
Last name of sisters Emily & Charlotte, a 1-2 punch with "Wuthering Heights" & "Jane Eyre"
    $300 15
A walkway between sections of seats in a theater, or a small piece of land surrounded by water
    $300 20
The number of sides on an octagon minus the number of sides on a hexagon
    $300 3
Room of the house in which you'd normally find a four-poster
    $400 29
While many countries in Europe have been splitting up, this one got back together in 1990
    $400 9
Alice is the housekeeper on this classic sitcom; Sam the butcher is her boyfriend
    $400 24
This 19th century American writer of scary stories also wrote the love poem "Annabel Lee"
    $400 16
A monetary gain, or one who foretells the future
    $400 21
The number of days in a week times the number of ancient "wonders of the world"
    $400 4
To make these on your own, cube day-old bread, fry in butter, oil & garlic, then bake
    $500 30
The last British ship of convicts pulled into this Australian city's port in 1849
    $500 10
On this NBC sci-fi drama, genius Jarod was played by Michael T. Weiss as a man & by Ryan Merriman as a boy
    $500 25
In works of mythology, Ajax was one of the heroes of this country in the Trojan War
    DD: $800 17
Deserve, or a large decorative vase
    $500 22
The number of events in a decathlon divided by the number of years in a decade
    $500 5
Odds are 1 in 3 that the American spud you're eating was grown in this state

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Neville Ariel David
$700 $1,900 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Neville Ariel David
$1,800 $2,300 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Neptune also has these features, including LeVerrier & Adams; only Saturn's can be seen through a small telescope
    $200 6
"The Quest for Camelot" featured Pierce Brosnan as the voice of this Valiant Ruler
    $200 26
A new ballet about this puppet who yearns to be a boy had its U.S. premiere in Atlanta in 2000
    $200 12
Supposedly, President Harrison is heard in the attic & Jackson haunts the Rose Bedroom in this house
    $200 7
If you don't mind the cold, you can pan for this metal at Tankavaara in Finland
    $200 17
In a 1961 speech he said, "...ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man"
    $400 2
It's been estimated that this planet contains about 70% of all the material in the solar system, excluding the sun
    $400 22
Kathy Bates played the real-life "Unsinkable" Molly Brown in this Leonardo DiCaprio adventure
    $400 27
"Scrooge" is a festive holiday ballet inspired by this beloved book
    $400 13
This "Triangle" near Florida has been the site of numerous maritime disasters
    $400 8
While visiting the city of Agra in this country, don't miss the Agra Fort & the Taj Mahal
    $400 18
This "Huck Finn" author wrote "Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example"
    $600 3
Because of its similar size, this planet is known as Earth's "twin"
    $600 23
"The Prince of Egypt" featured Ralph Fiennes as the voice of this stubborn ruler
    $600 28
In a Tchaikovsky ballet, this title character is awakened with a kiss
    $600 14
It's the mysterious prehistoric structure seen here
    $600 9
The International UFO Museum & Research Center is in this New Mexico city where some say UFOs have landed
    $600 19
This talk show host said, "I admire, respect & adore authors" when she was honored for her book club
    DD: $800 4
This planet has more in common with Triton, Neptune's largest moon, than it does with any of the other planets
    $800 24
In "Sahara", set in this war, German soldiers attack Humphrey Bogart at a desert oasis
    $800 29
"The Nutcracker" often features a pas de deux by the prince & this fairy who rules the Kingdom of Sweets
    $800 15
Thousands of years ago this legendary lost continent is believed by some to have vanished beneath the waves
    $800 10
To visit Abraham Lincoln's birthplace, you have to go to this U.S. state
    DD: $1,100 20
In 1944 she wrote in her diary, "In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart"
    $1000 5
(All right players, take a look at the monitor, and here's Bill Nye, the Science Guy:) The dividing line between the light and the dark side of the moon is called this [puts on shades, as lights go out] "I'll be back."
    $1000 25
In this famous film Scarlett O'Hara doesn't let the South losing the Civil War slow her down
    $1000 30
"The Steadfast Tin Soldier" is based on a fairy tale by this famous Dane
    $1000 16
This large dinosaur-like creature possibly lives in a large Scottish lake near Inverness
    $1000 11
This British wax museum famed for its chamber of horrors now has a time-traveling ride in it, too
    $1000 21
The preamble to the U.S. Constitution begins with these 3 words

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Neville Ariel David
$5,200 $5,800 $5,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This young man who turned 18 on June 21, 2000 has a dog named Widgeon & a younger brother named Harry

Final scores:

Neville Ariel David
$0 $1,100 $10,000
3rd place: gift certificates valued at about $1,250 + a trip for 4 to Universal Studios, Florida 2nd place: gift certificates valued at about $1,250 + a trip for 4 to Universal Studios, Florida Winner: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Neville Ariel David
$5,200 $6,600 $5,000
13 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 2000-08-08
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