Show #4227 - Tuesday, January 7, 2003

2003 Holiday Kids Week game 2.


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William Tarpeh, a twelve-year-old from Alexandria, Virginia

Jessie Robertson, an eleven-year-old from Hudson Oaks, Texas

Chris Palmquist, an eleven-year-old from Stanton, Iowa

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Uh-oh, it's like going back to school, isn't it?)
(Alex: You should remember that year.)
    $200 7
When "do not" and "should not" are contracted, this mark of punctuation is used to show missing letters
    $200 6
"Ding-Dong! The Witch is Dead!" is a song from this famous movie
    $200 27
In January 1999, 100 people in this job were sworn in as jurors at the president's impeachment trial
    $200 1
This "fortunate" cereal is "magically delicious"
    $200 15
In 1934, a giant clam had yielded one of these gems with a diameter of 5 1/2 inches, weighing over 14 pounds
    $200 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew displays her hat.)
From the Latin for "hooded cloak", it's this popular French style of hat
    $400 12
This part of speech doesn't always end in "ly"; once, there & often are other examples
    $400 8
"Whenever we go out, the people always shout, there goes" this man
    $400 2
This whole grain cereal from General Mills makes the rounds in frosted & honey nut as well as the original
    $400 16
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reads from the Chicago Field Museum.) My friend Sue here is the largest, most complete & best preserved one of these dinosaurs ever discovered
    $400 21
Proverbially, if you're crazy, you might be as "mad as" one of these makers of men's headwear
    $600 13
Capt. Kirk's mission was "to boldly go" where no man had gone before, but he split one of these along the way
    $600 9
This Nickelodeon animated series features the song heard here

"'Til further notice ('Til further notice) / I'm in between / From where I'm..."
    $600 3
Babe Ruth was one of the first athletes to endorse this "Breakfast of Champions"
    $600 17
The Great Red Spot is a great big storm on this great big planet
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew sports his hat.)
The hat I'm wearing is most strongly identified with this American hero, of the Alamo
    $800 14
It's the indirect object of the sentence "Carmen gave Jose a cookie"
    $800 10
It's the title of the Christmas carol and the line that precedes "sweetly singing o'er the plains"
    $800 4
If you pour it just right, you'll have "26 tasty little letters in every bowl" of this Post cereal
    $800 18
At 3 1/2 million square miles, this largest desert could just about cover the United States
    $800 24
The ever-popular Bowler hat is named for William Bowler, the man who created it in 1850 in this country
    $1000 26
It's the third person plural objective case pronoun
    $1000 11
Glory, hallelujah! "His truth is marching on" in this patriotic hymn
    DD: $400 22
The native Inuit in this country got a new territory--Nunavut
    $1000 5
Watch "dinosaur eggs" hatch or hunt for "treasure" while warming your tummy with a bowl of this
    $1000 19
Until it met disaster in 1912, it was the largest & most luxurious passenger ship afloat
    $1000 25
(Sofia of the Clue Crew shows off her headwear.)
Hat's off to the Moroccan city that shares its name with this type of hat

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

Chris Jessie William
$1,600 $3,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Jessie William
$1,600 $5,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 10
In "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", he's the reclusive owner of the factory
    $400 18
The musical "Into the Woods" is based on several fairy tales, including the one about this boy and his beanstalk
    $400 6
To study atoms you might use a scanning tunneling one of these
    $400 1
This city that served as capital of a united Germany in 1871 became the capital of a reunited Germany in 1990
    $400 23
Julius Caesar became the leader of this empire in 45 B.C. but was killed just one year later
    $400 12
If you're in Naples & don't know Italian, ask "Parla inglese?" which means this
    $800 13
He pretty much stopped treating people after his parrot Polynesia taught him how to talk to animals
    $800 19
Inspired by classical myths, "Metamorphosis" tells of Orpheus, Alcyone & this king with the "golden touch"
    $800 7
In 1932 James Chadwick discovered these non-charged particles
    $800 2
The northern terminus of China's Grand Canal is located in this major city
    $800 24
Around 1200 B.C. this Biblical man led his people to Canaan after their escape from slavery
    $800 17
"Donde está el baño?" is Spanish for "where is" this, sometimes discreetly called "the facilities"
    $1200 14
Robinson Crusoe gave this name to a native he saved from cannibals on a certain day of the week
    $1200 20
Characters in this musical include a teacup called Chip & a clock named Cogsworth
    $1200 8
Rather than in fixed orbits, these particles travel in shells or layers around the nucleus
    $1200 3
This small western European country is known for quality carpets, cut diamonds & fine chocolates
    $1200 25
In 1347, this "bubonic" disease began in Europe; as many as one-third of the population would perish
    $1200 28
If you see a cool t-shirt in a store in Poland, "Kosztuje?" is how you ask this
    $1600 15
She's the celebrated "maid of honor" seen here
    $1600 21
The Phantom of the Opera wears a partial one of these on his face, probably because a full one is hard to sing through
    $1600 9
When a nucleus is split, it's called fission; when 2 nuclei combine, it's called this
    $1600 4
The Vistula River flows north through Poland into this sea
    $1600 26
Over 5,000 years ago, this ancient people created Hieroglyphics, like the one seen here
    DD: $500 29
In Latin, the "5 W's" are mostly Q's; quid means what, quare means why and quando means this
    DD: $300 16
In a 2001 tale by Alice Hoffman, Aquamarine is a beautiful & brokenhearted one of these creatures
    $2000 22
"Thoroughly Modern Millie" takes place during this "roaring" decade when flappers bobbed their hair
    $2000 11
No matter what element they are in, they weigh the same & their total is an element's atomic number
    $2000 5
At the finals in 1999, I asked about a bridge linking the European & Asian parts of Turkey across this strait
    $2000 27
Around 336 B.C., this "great" king of Macedonia began building an empire from Africa to India

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Jessie William
$7,600 $8,000 $12,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

What the Germans call a Bambusbar, we generally call this

Final scores:

Chris Jessie William
$150 $3,999 $11,200
3rd place: $1,000 + an HP Media Center computer package 2nd place: $2,000 + an HP Media Center computer package Winner: $11,200 + an HP Media Center computer package

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Jessie William
$7,600 $8,400 $13,000
10 R,
1 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2002-11-08
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