Show #4148 - Wednesday, September 18, 2002

2002 Back to School Week game 3.


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Gracie Studdard, a 12-year-old from Locust Grove, Georgia

Jimmy McKew, an 11-year-old from Portland, Maine

Kunle DeMuren, a 12-year-old from Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
This material is shaped by hand or on a wheel & baked in an oven to make pottery
    $200 4
Those darn meddling kids Shaggy, Velma, Daphne & Fred made it to the big screen in this 2002 live-action film
    $200 8
Another term for a conductor's baton, or what a magician waves to perform tricks
    $200 29
Oddly, Marco spent 17 years in this country, yet his book doesn't mention tea, chopsticks or the Great Wall
    $200 11
At Universal Orlando, the Caro-Seuss-el is a Dr. Seuss version of this classic ride
    $200 6
We don't stand on ceremony, but we will stand for this ceremony that accompanies the music heard here
    $400 23
If you build one of these objects popular at Latin American parties, fill it with candy & then break it open with a stick!
    $400 5
At the beginning of this sequel, Tommy Lee Jones is postal worker Kevin Brown, who has no memory of being Agent K
    $400 24
This joint is formed by the articulation of the femur & the tibia
    $400 12
This "Toy Story" character's Space Ranger Spin is a highlight of Tomorrowland at Disney World
    $400 7
Popular pastime played here
    $600 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew models the colors.) For fun, you can take one of Dad's old t-shirts & turn it into this style of colorful shirt
    $600 3
The Rock played the title role in this 2002 action film, a prequel to "The Mummy Returns"
    $600 28
This protein rich food is coagulated from an extract of soybeans & used in salads & cooked foods
    $600 18
Back in Italy people laughed at Marco's stories, like the one about Asians using this "black stone" as fuel
    $600 13
Eek! The Mayan Mindbender is a thrill-ride-in-the-dark at Six Flags AstroWorld in this Texas city
    $600 9
They're the loud leapers heard here
    $800 21
Origami, the art of folding paper into things like animals, means "folding paper" in this Asian language
    $800 2
The tagline to this 2002 sequel was "This summer a Little goes a long way"
    $800 27
A homophone of Santa's mode of transportation, it means to kill violently
    $800 16
Title held by Kublai, whom Marco Polo served, & Kublai's grandfather Genghis
    $800 14
You'll find Merlin & the Knights of the Round Table at the British park named for this legendary place
    $800 10
Resembling a short trumpet, it's the Army instrument used here
    $1000 20
With drinking straws & some staples, you too can build this kind of dome, seen here
    $1000 1
He played Anakin Skywalker in "Attack of the Clones"
    $1000 26
From the French "alier", meaning "to bind", it's a country that binds with another for a common purpose
    DD: $3,600 17
Passing through Indonesia, Marco freaked out when he went south of the Equator & couldn't see this star
    $1000 15
After roaring down the Roaring Rapids, calm down by visiting the Clydesdales at these "Gardens" in Williamsburg, Va.
    $1000 25
We "bet" you know that this type of race traditionally follows the sound heard here

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

Kunle Jimmy Gracie
$2,800 $2,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kunle Jimmy Gracie
$10,400 $1,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

"J" & "K"
(Alex: Each correct response will contain a "J" & a "K".)
    $400 18
You can use one to propel your raft on the water or vault a crossbar in track & field
    $400 10
Among his nicknames were "King Andrew the First" & "The Hero of New Orleans"
    $400 15
G-Wiz represents this Washington D.C. NBA team
    $400 17
When Galileo found 4 of these orbiting Jupiter, he named them after the powerful Medici family
    $400 8
Doc holds a tongue depressor & says, "Open wide" to check the pair of these at the back of your throat
    $800 19
A tumbrel was a cart used in this revolution to transport the condemned to the guillotine
    $800 4
His first inaugural address, in 1801, was also the first delivered in Washington, D.C.
    $800 14
TD, seen here, is the mascot of this pro football team
    $800 16
On Nov. 7, 1504 this captain arrived back in Spain, his ocean voyaging done
    $800 9
It's the Roman numeral 4, or an abbreviation for a device that drips fluid into patients
    $1200 20
To this young hero & his friend Jim, "There warn't no home like a raft, after all"
    $1200 3
This man who served from August 9, 1974 to January 20, 1977, had the second shortest term of the 20th Century
    $1200 13
Howler, mascot of this hockey team, is a legendary gigantic hairy monster of the Rockies
    $1200 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew checks in from the Ren Faire.) The points of these long weapons were often blunted in medieval jousting
    $1200 23
An "arm hug" is what your doctor, or your mom, may call the cuff that tests this
    $1200 24
They're the mouthful seen here
    DD: $5,000 21 has a virtual one to store your prospective purchases
    $1600 2
Although his 1916 campaign slogan was "He kept us out of war", the U.S. entered World War I the following year
    $1600 12
If this Canadian team is eliminated from big league baseball, some kids might miss grimacing orange mascot Youppi
    $1600 5
The ancient Greek philosopher Socrates was convicted of corrupting the youth of this city
    DD: $10,000 28
The person who takes your X-rays wears a film badge to monitor exposure to this
    $1600 25
Potato chips & candy, for instance, or anything that is attractive but has no substance
    $2000 22
Also called corkwood, this light material was used by Thor Heyerdahl to build the Kon-Tiki raft
    $2000 1
In the 1950s the U.S. Golf Association installed a putting green for him near the Rose Garden
    $2000 11
Hodori the Tiger was the mascot of the 1988 Olympic Games at Seoul in this country
    $2000 6
On Oct. 13, 1943 Italy declared war on this European country which had been its partner in evil
    $2000 27
A weak form of a disease agent used to protect against the disease, it comes from the Latin word for "cow"
    $2000 26
Musicmatch is a virtual one of these, while Wurlitzer makes the actual coin-operated machine

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kunle Jimmy Gracie
$38,600 $10,800 $1,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The oldest of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, they're also the only ones still standing today

Final scores:

Kunle Jimmy Gracie
$49,000 $17,900 $1,800
Winner: $49,000 + a computer 2nd place: $2,000 + a computer 3rd place: $1,000 + a computer

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kunle Jimmy Gracie
$24,200 $10,800 $1,800
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
14 R,
2 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2002-07-22
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