Show #5071 - Monday, October 2, 2006

2006 Back to School Week game 1.


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Emily Love, from Overland Park, Kansas

Tommy Hoyt, from Winnetka, Illinois

Dianisbeth Acquie, from Brooklyn, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: This is a little odd for kids...)
    $200 6
A game of hide & seek leads Peter, Susan, Edmund & Lucy into this land that's "always winter & never Christmas"
    $200 1
Sabrina Bryan & Raven-Simone play singing friends who "show their spots" in Spain in the 2006 sequel to this TV movie
    $200 12
It precedes "Minutes" in the title of a popular Sunday night TV news program
    $200 13
The "stack" type of this is narrow enough for you to wear several on one finger
    $200 19
(Sarah Whitcomb of the Clue Crew reports from the University of Nebraska's Dept. of Entomology.) This familiar term for a group of bees refers specifically to the group that flies from the hive to form a new colony
    $200 11
Classified advertising section of the phone book listing subscribers by type of business
    $400 7
Leroy is the real first name of the boy detective with this bookish nickname
    $400 2
The song heard here was on the soundtrack to this 2006 Disney Channel movie

"This could be the start of something new /
It feels so right..."
    $400 23
Highest number you can throw with just one standard die
    $400 16
In the South, this piece of jewelry is sometimes called an earbob
    $400 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds a swarm of bees.) Drones don't sting, & queens only sting other queens, so only worry about a sting from these bees, but they are about 95% of a hive's population
    $400 14
A karate kid may aspire to this high rank, kuroi-obi in Japanese
    $600 8
This Louise Fitzhugh lass spies on her classmates & writes about them in her secret notebook
    $600 3
Twin brothers play twin brothers who live in Boston's Tipton Hotel in this series
    $600 24
Of 80, 800 or 1800, the approximate length in miles of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
    $600 25
A simple strand of these mollusk gems has been a classic fashion accessory for hundreds of years
    $600 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue with a tray of bees in front of her.) Honey is produced by the evaporation of this liquid that bees collect from flowers & then regurgitate
    $600 15
Swift-of-foot critter seen here
    DD: $800 9
In a Frances Hodgson Burnett tale, Mary Lennox tends to this title place & Colin grows stronger as it blooms
    $800 4
Miley Stewart, who moved to Malibu from Tennessee, leads a double life as this 14-year-old pop star
    $800 27
By a cumulative count, you get a total of 364 gifts in this song, including 42 swans
    $800 26
Many diamonds are cut in a shape named for this green gem
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reveals the clue holding a tray with bees on it.) Glands on a bee's abdomen convert the sugar in honey to this building material
    $800 17
A California national park is named for these tallest living trees
    $1000 10
This 3-letter Kipling lad goes on a Himalayan journey with a Tibetan lama
    $1000 5
In a 2006 Disney Channel movie, Brenda Song starred as this girl: "Homecoming Warrior"
    $1000 28
Bill Clinton is officially listed as this number U.S. president
    $1000 29
This kind of pendant is a gold or silver case that opens to reveal a picture of a loved one
    $1000 18
This colorful name for the U.S. Army's Special Forces comes from their unique hats

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Dianisbeth Tommy Emily
$2,200 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dianisbeth Tommy Emily
$4,000 $4,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
He began building Monticello in 1770 but it wasn't completed until after he left the presidency in 1809
    $400 6
RJ the raccoon & Verne the turtle are 2 of the forest critters who invade the suburbs for food in this 2006 film
    $400 19
This country is not too worried if it gets the boot
    $400 24
Care to help me make sauerkraut? I need 25 pounds of this vegetable shredded up ASAP
    $400 17
A Fluffernutter is a sandwich of peanut butter & a creme named for this fluffy white pillowy confection
    $400 14
From the Latin for "daily journal", it's a private record of a writer's experiences
    $800 3
On April 24, 1778 this naval hero captured the Drake, the first British ship defeated in war by an American ship
    $800 1
The living, breathing, scary title creature of this 2006 movie is seen here
    $800 20
Though a neighbor, this Caribbean nation has had a rocky history with the United States
    $800 27
Blast off to Space Place & Starchild, 2 websites for kids sponsored by this government space agency
    $800 11
Yoplait makes this portable yogurt in a tube, a perfect snack when you're on the move
    $800 15
An elevated platform projecting from the wall of a building, or seats high in a theater
    $1200 4
He served jointly with William Hunter as Postmaster General of the Colonies from 1753 to 1761
    $1200 5
A 10-year old boy becomes the size of an insect & adventure follows in this 2006 film
    $1200 21
It's big... and it's cold
    $1200 29
How about memorizing all the capitals of South America, including Quito, the capital of this country
    $1200 12
This brand of pudding & gelatin offers Smoothie Snacks & Pudding Bites
    $1200 18
The Father, the Son & the Holy Ghost, as honored on the first Sunday after Pentecost
    DD: $2,000 9
At age 15 he was a bellringer at the Old North Church; 25 years later he told the church sexton to light 2 lanterns
    $1600 8
This 1988 film is seen thorugh the eyes of Littlefoot, a baby Brontosaurus
    $1600 22
44 million-strong African country seen here
    $1600 30
Maybe you can tesser & travel to new worlds like Meg, Calvin & Charles Wallace did in this 1962 L'Engle novel
    $1600 13
Nacho Cheese & Cool Ranch are 2 flavors of this Frito-Lay brand of tortilla chips
    $1600 25
This word is used in tennis & soccer for when you hit the ball before it bounces on the ground
    $2000 10
Before he was on the $10 bill, this first Treasury Secretary was one of the 39 signers of the Constitution
    $2000 7
Paul Simon contributed the song "Father And Daughter" to the soundtrack of this "Wild" 2002 film
    DD: $4,000 23
This country takes its name from a term for a precious metal
    $2000 28
How about taking up a new hobby like philately, which is the collecting of these
    $2000 16
"The Ultimate Crunch", this favorite in flavors like Chile Picante, Original & Ranch, is a no-no if you have braces
    $2000 26
Important elements in music are melody & this pleasing combination of tones, from the Greek for "joint"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dianisbeth Tommy Emily
-$1,200 $21,800 $8,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Discovered in 1930, in August 2006 it was officially downgraded to a "dwarf"

Final scores:

Dianisbeth Tommy Emily
-$1,200 $26,300 $16,400
3rd place: $1,000 Winner: $26,300 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dianisbeth Tommy Emily
-$1,200 $20,200 $8,200
11 R,
6 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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Game tape date: 2006-08-30
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