Show #5072 - Tuesday, October 3, 2006

2006 Back to School Week game 2.


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Emily Sturtz, from Parsippany, New Jersey

Bobby Millison, from Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania

Mallory Banks, from Summerville, South Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
This German-born man seen here made big news in April of 2005
    $200 1
It wasn't deja vu when this member of Destiny's Child sang with Jay-Z on the 2006 song "Deja Vu"
    $200 2
Using this Time Warner ISP, you can see if "you've got mail" or sign up for its Instant Messenger
    $200 4
Elected in 2003, dis guvenuh made his totally fantastic film debut in 1970's "Hercules Goes Bananas"
    $200 15
The patron saint of lovers is honored on this annual holiday
    $200 24
It's used in abbreviations & initials as well as to end sentences
    $400 10
Thought to be extinct since 1944, the ivory-billed species of this tree-tapping bird was rediscovered
    $400 3
This "Walk Away" singer didn't thank "American Idol" when she won a Grammy in 2006
    $400 5
This 4-letter word, a shortened version of a 6-letter word, is a popular term for an e-journal
    $400 19
This patriot known for his bold signature died in 1793 while serving his 9th term as governor of Massachusetts
    $400 16
Former U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson founded this annual observance devoted to the environment
    $400 26
Of "I did it", "Did you do it?" of "Do it!", it's the imperative sentence
    $600 11
A notorious head butt helped France lose the 2006 final of this sporting event
    $600 6
Michalka is the last name of these sisters who sing "Chemicals React"
    DD: $1,200 14
This 3-letter extension at the end of a web address indicates it's operated by a college or university
    $600 20
By law, this ex-Texas governor can never be elected U.S. president again
    $600 17
Customs on this 121st day of the year include dancing around a pole & giving baskets to friends & family
    $600 27
The sentence seen here is in desperate need of these punctuation marks--please do give generously

On the air since 1984 Jeopardy! we are proud to say has grown in viewership esteem and popularity while its staff all would agree remain humble modest and handsome.
    $800 12
Steve Fossett flew solo around the world in a plane that weighed 22,000 lbs., of which 18,000 was this
    $800 7
In 2005, she topped the album charts with "The Emancipation of Mimi"
    $800 25
This file that gathers users' Internet info & sends it back to its maker sounds like a yummy baked treat
    $800 21
This current Florida governor keeps saying he's not going to run for president in 2008
    $800 18
Collecting money for UNICEF on this holiday was begun in 1950 by a Philadelphia Sunday school class
    $800 28
Berton Braley contradicted himself & wrote this "is a word you musn't end a sentence with"
    $1000 13
On April 18, 2006 this actress became the mother of Tom Cruise's new little baby, Suri
    $1000 8
This "Girl Like Me" songstress was born in Barbados
    $1000 22
Hamilton Fish, Enos T. Throop & George Pataki have served as governors of this state
    $1000 23
Meaning "a coming", it's the period before Christmas that begins on the Sunday nearest to November 30

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

Mallory Bobby Emily
$1,200 $1,200 $5,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mallory Bobby Emily
$2,000 $800 $9,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: What do I want? I want...)
    $400 14
On July 15, 1944 she entered into her diary, "I can feel the sufferings of millions"
    $400 1
Yo ho yo ho, in 2006 Johnny Depp returned as this swashbuckler in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"
    $400 3
Ron & Harry use this unusual transport to get to Hogwarts for their second year
    $400 8
I want one of these animals--not a Shetland, those are boring! I want a Dartmoor
    $400 19
Cohen & Greenfield are the last names of the co-founders of this company that created Cherry Garcia ice cream
    $400 25
4-word TV ad catchphrase that traditionally follows, "Silly Rabbit..."
    $800 15
In 338 B.C. at age 18, he commanded the cavalry in his father's army in the Battle of Chaeronea in Macedonia
    $800 2
In 2002 this Steven Spielberg classic about an alien was re-released with never-before-seen footage
    $800 4
In this sport, Harry plays the position of seeker
    $800 9
I want this "lunar" footwear, basically a pair of trampolines, to make me feel like I'm defying gravity
    $800 20
Though it started with just 31 flavors, this chain now has more than 1,000, including SPF 31
    $800 26
In 2006, Jack Black hosted this annual Nickelodeon show
    DD: $4,000 16
He restored Thebes as capital of Ancient Egypt but is probably better known for being "discovered" in 1922
    $1200 11
In "The Incredibles", Helen Parr isn't your ordinary mom; she also stretches herself thin as this superhero
    $1200 5
A half-giant, he's the gamekeeper at Hogwarts
    $1200 10
(Jon of the Clue Crew drives an RC car.) I bet you want an RC car with a 49 MHz signal; RC can stand for "remote control" or this "control"
    $1200 21
The logo of this brand of ice cream bar is seen here
    $1600 17
Born near what became Jamestown, Virginia around 1595, her name meant "playful one"
    $1600 12
A really cool film of 2006 was this one about a pack of sled dogs stranded in Antarctica
    $1600 6
Harry's nemesis, this member of Slytherin has a dad named Lucius who is a supporter of Voldemort
    $1600 24
Yo, Mom! I want the whole line of these hip-hop-themed dolls from Mattel
    $1600 22
This treat gets its name because a certain fruit is cut lengthwise & then topped with ice cream, nuts, & whipped cream
    $2000 18
In 1785, at age 16, he was commissioned as a second lt. of artillery in the French Army; fame was soon to come
    $2000 13
There's nothing cooler than the scruffy mutt who smiles in the movie "Because of..." this
    $2000 7
Any cat could tell you that she teaches transfiguration magic at Hogwarts
    $2000 23
Many claim to have invented these; one man made them from waffles at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mallory Bobby Emily
$8,000 $4,000 $22,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 state capitals whose names start & end with the same letter

Final scores:

Mallory Bobby Emily
$6,000 $0 $18,100
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 Winner: $18,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mallory Bobby Emily
$8,000 $4,000 $19,200
12 R,
0 W
11 R,
8 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2006-08-30
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