Show #5310 - Friday, October 12, 2007

2007 Kids Week game 5.


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Elijah Granet, a 12-year-old from San Diego, California

Shay Collins, an 11-year-old from Averill Park, New York

Michelle Cinguina, an 11-year-old from Stamford, Connecticut

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
In a 1964 book by Louise Fitzhugh, this 6th grader spies on people & writes down her thoughts in a notebook
    $200 11
Max the dog narrates the hit musical about "How the Grinch Stole" this holiday
    $200 12
You can climb the ladder of success working with pumps & hydrants in this exciting job
    $200 25
A record 73 inches of this fell on the island of Reunion in just 24 hours in 1952
    $200 3
Some say his 12 labors were penance for killing his wife Megara & their children
    $200 16
"She sells sea shells" at this location
    $400 7
"The Big Honey Hunt", published in 1962, was the first in a series of books about this bear family
    $400 9
Ariel is the fish-tailed heroine who's tired of living "Under The Sea" in the show based on this animated movie
    $400 13
As a mountain climber, you can reach the top at Harvard--a 14,420' peak in this Rocky Mountain State
    $400 26
In 2004, Tia, a mastiff, gave birth to the largest litter of these ever--24
    $400 5
Jupiter is the Roman equivalent of this Greek god
    $400 22
"In Hertford, Hereford & Hampshire" these windy storms "hardly ever happen"
    $600 8
They are the little workers at Willy Wonka's chocolate factory
    $600 1
You could play Princess Jasmine or the genie if your school puts on the stage version of this animated 1992 film
    $600 19
On a fishing boat, you could boss around the deckhands as the captain's assistant, the "first" this
    $600 27
At 451 feet tall, the one named for Khufu at Giza in Egypt is the tallest one of these structures in the world
    $600 6
She was given a box & told not to open it; she did, releasing the world's evils, but shut it before Hope could escape
    $600 23
These animals "shouldn't sleep in a shack", these animals "should sleep in a shed"
    $800 14
Chapters in this Katherine Paterson book include "The Giant Killers" & "Building the Bridge"
    $800 2
In a 2007 musical, this fairy tale heroine wakes up & finds herself in a sleep-disorder center
    $800 20
You may get the call to be this person who does religious work overseas, from the Latin for "send"
    $800 29
At 70 years old in 2004, George Brunstad became the oldest person to swim this waterway between Britain & France
    $800 17
This Greek sea god could cause springs to flow & create storms with a flourish of his trident
    $800 24
"The sawingest saw I ever saw saw was the saw I saw saw in" this "Land of Opportunity State"
    $1000 15
A book by George Selden related the adventures of Chester, this insect "in Times Square"
    $1000 10
The mask for this little hero of Broadway's "The Lion King" was designed without a lower jaw, like a Roman helmet
    $1000 21
You could toil in an office and work in one of these of your own--it sounds like a small geometric shape
    $1000 30
The world's largest royal family, with over 4,000 princes, is the Al-Saud family of this Mideast country
    DD: $1,200 18
The subject of a huge statue, this monster on the road to Thebes ate people who could not answer its riddle
    $1000 28
One of these animals "sat on a stump & thunk the stump stunk"

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

Michelle Shay Elijah
$5,200 $1,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Shay Elijah
$7,400 $3,400 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
In 1819 Thomas Jefferson founded the University of this, his home state
    $400 13
The dad of this 2006 British Open winner was the 1st African-American baseball player in the then-Big 7 conference
    $400 18
The name Lebanon comes from a word for "white", referring to this atop mountains
    $400 8
This colored part of the eye shares its name with a type of flower
    $400 25
This bird's head endures an impact of up to 1200 gs as it hammers away at trees
    $400 1
This is the thin-sliced, salted & dried back & sides of the hog
    $800 3
Thomas was staying just outside this European city July 14, 1789, so he knew of the big events there
    $800 14
Now with Miami, at age 24, this 7'1", 325-lb. guy was the youngest man on the NBA's "50 Greatest Players" list
    $800 19
In the board game Risk, they're 2 of the 4 South American countries represented
    $800 9
Pink, red or purplish, a port-wine stain is a large one of these usually on the face or neck
    $800 27
The blue & green "eyes" on this bird's tail feathers are just circular patches of feathers
    $800 7
Still used today, in Ancient Rome this instrument called the faithful to worship in the temples
    $1200 4
It's what Thomas was designing here
    $1200 15
In 2006 this team's David Ortiz was wicked excellent with 54 HRs & 137 RBIs
    $1200 20
Built on 14 islands, this capital of Sweden is one of the world's most picturesque cities
    DD: $2,400 10
The dura mater is the outermost protective layer that covers the spinal cord & this organ
    $1200 28
This "camel bird" now found only in Central & South Africa doesn't really bury its head in the sand when threatened
    $1200 12
This type of immunization is used to renew or maintain the effects of a previous one
    DD: $3,000 5
In 1815 Thomas sold his collection of about 6,700 of these to the government for $23,950
    $1600 16
The jersey of the Houston Rockets' Tracy McGrady was China's top seller in 2005; this teammate & center was 3rd
    $1600 21
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew takes a stroll outside in Kyoto, Japan.) The tourist areas of Japan are especially crowded in the spring season of hanami, the time for viewing these blossoms
    $1600 11
Unfortunately, high cholesterol can lead to atherosclerosis, in which these blood vessels become clogged
    $1600 23
In the 1800s John Farrar was one of the first to move teeth in slow increments using a mechanism that evolved into these
    $2000 6
In October 1823 he wrote this man, his predecessor as president, to implore him to renew their friendship
    $2000 17
In 1997 this QB led the Packers to a 35-21 Super Bowl win vs. the Patriots; as of 2007, he was still their QB
    $2000 22
This large sea serves as the Sahara's northern boundary
    $2000 24
Also called leukocytes, these nearly colorless blood cells defend the body against infection
    $2000 26
The oldest signs of life on Earth are fossilized ancestors of these one-celled organisms

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Shay Elijah
$7,000 $9,400 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 2003 film spawned a craze for clown fish in home aquariums

Final scores:

Michelle Shay Elijah
$12,059 $17,402 $18,300
3rd place: $1,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System 2nd place: $2,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System Winner: $18,300 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michelle Shay Elijah
$7,000 $9,400 $12,800
17 R,
7 W
12 R,
0 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2007-08-20
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