Show #3446 - Monday, September 6, 1999

1999 Back to School Week game 1.
First game of Season 16.


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Zach Safford, an 11-year-old from Roswell, Georgia

Cassie Hill, a 12-year-old from Merrick, New York

Nate Austin, a 12-year-old from Kansas City, Kansas

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yes, you have to...)
    $100 6
He had 3 sons:
Seth, Abel & Cain
    $100 11
It's where you go when you throw doubles 3 times in a row
    $100 26
When you turn on a light bulb, you can thank him; he invented it
    $100 16
It's the name of Jim Carrey's "Pet Detective"
    $100 1
Hooray! This toasted oat cereal is made from the grain highest in protein
    $100 21
We'll all sing your praises when you spell...
    $200 7
This prophet was actually swallowed by a "great fish", not a whale
    $200 12
Basic rent is just $2 on this street that shares its name with a sea
    $200 27
He was reelected vice president of the U.S. in 1996
    $200 17
He's just groovy as the actor who plays Austin Powers, baby
    $200 2
Pollinators might enjoy this cereal seen here
    $200 22
Things will be sour if you can't spell...
    $300 8
This man asked Pharaoh to let his people go
    $300 13
The player who is known as this pays you $200 whenever you pass Go
    $300 28
She lost her vision & hearing before she was 2; Anne Sullivan came to help 5 years later
    $300 18
This "Pretty Woman" movie star recently played a movie star in "Notting Hill"
    $300 3
This variety of cereal seen here also comes in a spoon-size version
    $300 23
I hungrily await you to spell...
    DD: $300 9
The 14th chapter of Judges reports that he killed a lion with his bare hands
    $400 14
In an official 1998 election, this vehicle was named favorite token
    $400 19
Cool it! This muscleman played Mr. Freeze in the movie "Batman and Robin"
    $400 4
It's the "magical" cereal seen here, lad
    $400 24
Don't spell it 3 times, but do spell...
    $500 10
King David's wise son, he built the temple
    $500 15
Landing on this square will set you back $200 or 10% of your total worth
    $500 20
As Jim West & Artemus Gordon, these 2 actors rode into the "Wild Wild West" in 1999
    $500 5
This "nautical" favorite should fill your sails in the morning
    $500 25
You won't be exasperated if you can spell...

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Nate Cassie Zach
$500 $1,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nate Cassie Zach
$1,000 $1,500 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE '80s
    $200 1
In 1985 this singer had a hit with "Material Girl"
    $200 7
Mirror, mirror on the wall, she's the fairest of them all (so the Queen tries to poison her)
    $200 17
The Eiffel Tower is one of the dramatic landmarks in this European capital city
    $200 12
Something hard to find resembles "a needle in ____"
    $200 22
This paint which bears the name of a part of the hand is sometimes made with tempera paint & liquid starch
    $200 2
Nicknamed Sue, the largest of these, the "King of the Dinosaurs", was uncovered in South Dakota in 1990
    $400 27
On Jan. 20, 1985 this man was sworn in for his second term as U.S. president
    $400 8
A wicked witch in an edible house tries to fatten up this boy so she can eat him
    $400 18
The countries of Uruguay & Paraguay are found on this continent
    $400 13
Hamlet sighed, "To be or not to be: that is ____"
    $400 23
This material can be shaped by hand & fired in a kiln to make pottery
    $400 3
This plant-eater named for the 3 horns on its face was at least 25 feet long
    $600 9
The Grimms said her stepsisters cut off parts of their feet so they could squeeze into her slipper
    $600 19
Honshu, Hokkaido, Shikoku & Kyushu are the 4 main islands making up this Asian country
    $600 14
In the book of Matthew, "Many are called, but few are ____"
    DD: $100 24
Its name is French, but it's just ordinary newspaper mixed with paste
    $600 4
The 75-foot-long Apatosaurus has also been known by this name which means "thunder lizard"
    $800 10
Rapunzel's was really long until a mean old witch cut it off so the prince couldn't climb up it
    $800 21
The cold, mineral-rich region of Siberia is found in this country
    $800 15
The Latin "ceteris paribus" means "other things being ____"
    $800 25
Summer campers weave plastic threads to make these items, often used as keychains
    DD: $500 5
The Mamenchisaurus could really stick this out--it had the longest of any dinosaur, about 36 feet
    $1000 11
The wolf swallows this girl the Grimms called Little Red-Cap; most of us call her this
    $1000 20
Found at the tip of a continent, it's the country where Nelson Mandela was born
    $1000 16
Lincoln resolved, "government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not ____"
    $1000 26
Nylon fishing line & a wooden yard stick can be used to make the strings & control for this type of puppet
    $1000 6
This predator seen here was noted for its razor-sharp claws & for its speed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nate Cassie Zach
$5,200 $3,400 $1,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On July 20, 1999 it was 30 years since this man said, "Houston... the Eagle has landed"

Final scores:

Nate Cassie Zach
$5,200 $5,201 $3,799
2nd place: 2 Gateway Essential PCs + Intel AnyPoint Home Network + color printer + 1 year of Internet service + a trip for 4 to Universal Studios Florida Winner: $5,201 + a trip for 4 to Universal Studios Florida 3rd place: a Gateway Essential 400C PC + a trip for 4 to Universal Studios Florida

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nate Cassie Zach
$5,200 $3,800 $2,400
13 R,
4 W
19 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $11,400

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Game tape date: 1999-07-20
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