Show #5073 - Wednesday, October 4, 2006

2006 Back to School Week game 3.


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Michela Rodriguez, from Poway, California

Tom Cilla, from Kings Park, New York

William Carpenter, from Bainbridge Island, Washington

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, [gasp], the dreaded [*] category.)
    $200 1
Heads up! This 16th century British king had 6 wives & a Tudor garage
    $200 6
This "avian" skateboarding legend has produced several high-flying video games for Activision
    $200 17
If you boil these before making them into hash browns, they'll stick together better and cook faster, too
    $200 26
Wave at a Yeti or 2 as you snowboard down all 29,035 feet of this mountain
    $200 16
(Alex stands with Elmo on Sesame Street.) 2005 was the 100th anniversary of Gennaro Lombardi starting one of these restaurants

(Elmo: One of Elmo's favorite foods!)
    $200 10
Sixty-six plus thirty-two
    $400 2
This fighter for a woman's right to vote died in 1906, 14 years before the 19th Amendment made her dream a reality
    $400 7
It's off to Skull Island for Peter Jackson's official video game adaptation of this ape movie
    $400 18
To make bunny salad, use a chilled pear half for the bunny's body & a ball of cottage cheese for this appendage
    $400 27
Take a day trip to Iceland & stand on the edge of Hekla, an active one of these
    $400 22
A popular kids' book tells "The True Story of" this trio of oinkers--from the wolf's perspective
    $400 11
One-hundred-forty-eight divided by four
    $600 3
In 45 B.C. this Roman's army defeated the 2 sons of Pompey; it would be his final battle
    $600 8
In New Super Mario Bros., Mario can go head-to-head against this brother of his
    $600 19
"Joy of Cooking" suggests using these Thanksgiving berries "in any recipes calling for red currants"
    $600 23
If you're a "Junior" member of this organization, think outside the box to earn your Cookie Biz badge
    $600 12
Seventy-three minus fourteen
    DD: $250 4
Hold the phone! said Elisha Gray & Thomas Edison, who both sued this Scottish-born inventor (& lost)
    $800 9
Advent Children & Chains of Promethia are just 2 of the many episodes in this popular role-playing game
    $800 20
The Chicken of the Sea website suggests making enchiladas with the albacore type of this
    $800 24
These "proud" birds also knwn as peafowl like to fly up into trees at night to roost
    $800 14
Seventeen times six
    $1000 5
This future U.S. president graduated from West Point in 1915, 61st in a class of 164
    $1000 13
DDR for short, this groovy game can help keep you in shape
    $1000 21
For the silver dollar type of these breakfast treats, drop the batter onto the griddle 1 tbsp. at a time
    $1000 25
When you read about these warrior women in Greek mythology, notice that they don't have ".com" after their names
    $1000 15
Twenty-three plus eight minus sixteen

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

William Tom Michela
$650 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

William Tom Michela
$3,250 $200 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
His ship was wrecked off an island near South America; he remained alone on the island for 28 years
    $400 4
You get a bull's-eye if you know that it's the sport of shooting with a bow & arrow
    $400 13
You can see a projection of the night sky on the domed ceiling of this kind of place, like the Adler in Chicago
    $400 12
In 2006 Stephen Harper of this North American country's Conservative Party became the prime minister
    $400 2
In astronomy telescopes see stars; in this -ology, horoscopes predict stars' effects
    $400 8
Many computer games use this lever
    $800 6
The Lilliputians called this Jonathan Swift character Quinbus Flestrin, which means "Great Man-Mountain"
    $800 10
In 2004 she became the first soccer player to carry the U.S. flag for the Olympic closing ceremonies
    $800 14
A botanical garden has many kinds of flowers, like the American Beauty type of this
    $800 27
Thabo Mbeki fought to eliminate apartheid & now leads this African country
    $800 3
Urbanology is the study of the problems of these places
    $800 9
To cross the street illegally
    $1200 19
Tom Sawyer told this girl, "I don't care for anybody but you", then gave her a brass knob from an andiron
    $1200 1
When a basketball player walks with the ball too long without dribbling, it's called this--are we there yet?
    $1200 15
A class field trip to an aviary means you're going to an enclosure where these are kept
    $1200 28
Angela Merkel is the first female chancellor of this once-divided European country
    $1200 7
Cellular & developmental are major branches of this life science
    $1200 11
It's combat between 2 knights on horseback using lances
    $1600 24
In a Nathaniel Hawthorne tale, Thomas Maule built a house in Salem with 7 of these
    $1600 17
Tony Stewart lives life in the fast lane as one of the big names in this type of auto racing
    $1600 16
A trip to a bakery could show you how this 5-letter fungus makes bread rise
    DD: $700 29
Hu Jintao became the General Secretary of the Communist Party in 2002 & leader of this country in 2003
    $1600 21
A rheumatology textbook might cover tennis elbow, as the elbow is one of these
    $1600 23
It can be a shade of green or a green mineral used in jewelry & carvings
    $2000 26
The Ministry of Truth is Oceania's propaganda department in this Orwell classic with a year as the title
    $2000 18
Every spring the Augusta National Golf Course hosts this famous tournament
    DD: $500 20
From the Greek for "see through", they're the natural history museum displays of animals in their habitats
    $2000 22
Gerontology, the study of these people, has no interest in those your age
    $2000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands next to a brown cud-chewing cow in Old World, Wisconsin.) You could say this cow is far from home; its breed is named for this island--about 4,000 miles to the east

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

William Tom Michela
$5,650 $4,200 $7,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 3 states where astronauts have landed the Space Shuttle

Final scores:

William Tom Michela
$6,550 $2,740 $6,900
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 Winner: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

William Tom Michela
$8,600 $4,200 $7,400
17 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
6 R,
1 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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Game tape date: 2006-08-30
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