Show #3447 - Tuesday, September 7, 1999

1999 Back to School Week game 2.


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Yoni Freund, a 12-year-old from Hartford, Connecticut

Davine Scarlett, a 12-year-old from Miami, Florida

Robert Arshonsky, a 12-year-old from Cincinnati, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
This large African desert is home to 2 million people, about as many as Utah
    $100 26
It loves to swim, but this bird seen here is one of the few that do not fly
    $100 11
"Gimme a break, gimme a break, break me off a piece" of this candy bar
    $100 21
Gesundheit, meaning "health", is what Germans say instead of "bless you" when you do this
    $100 1
On Saturday morning, this Disney hero attends Prometheus Academy
    $100 6
A shortened form of Christmas is spelled this way
    $200 17
This land that's north of England has odd place names lile Loch Lochy & Loch Oich
    $200 27
Seen here, the great horned type of this bird is found from Alaska to South America
    $200 12
"The milk chocolate melts in your mouth -- not in your hand"
    $200 22
The food many Germans like best is wurst, which are these hot-dog-shaped meat treats
    $200 2
The monster seen here (Godzilla) originally appeared in movies from this country
    $200 7
High-energy radiation used to take a picture of your insides
    $300 18
The Forbidden City is at the heart of this capital of China, also called Peking
    $300 28
The largest bird in the world, this one, seen here, is also the fastest on land
    $300 13
"The great American chocolate bar"
    $300 23
Germans decorate Christmas trees with silvery strings & call it the "hair" of these heavenly beings
    $300 3
This "Funnie" middle school student got his first movie in March 1999
    $300 8
Breastplated "Warrior Princess" played by Lucy Lawless
    DD: $700 19
To get from Africa to Arabia, you cross (or part) this sea that has a colorful name
    $400 29
The colorful macaw variety of this bird is seen here
    $400 14
"4 out of 5 dentists surveyed recommend sugarless gum for their patients who chew gum"
    $400 24
From 1949 to 1990 Germany was split into 2 countries, which were called this
    $400 4
Ms. Frizzle, a science teacher, drives this title vehicle
    $400 9
A percussion instrument played with small mallets
    $500 20
In 1999 all of Nunavut became a territory in this country, the second largest in area in the world
    $500 30
A national symbol, this endangered bird has been making a comeback in recent years
    $500 15
"Packed with peanuts", it "really satisfies"
    $500 25
A rathaus isn't as bad as it sounds: it's this "hall" where the mayor might work
    $500 5
Bubbles, Blossom & Buttercup make up this group devoted to "Saving the Day Before Bedtime"
    $500 10
A trademarked name, it's often used as a synonym for a photocopy

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

Robert Davine Yoni
$200 $1,800 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Davine Yoni
$1,400 $2,700 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
On April 12, 1861 Confederate general Beauregard attacked this fort in Charleston Harbor
    $200 21
Romanian developed from this language of the ancient Romans
    $200 11
Simple Simon met him "going to the fair"
    $200 6
Take a trolley to tour the National Cathedral, Georgetown & the Smithsonian in this city
    $200 1
This German composer's 5th Symphony in C Minor has a famous opening
    $200 26
2 by 2 the animals were put on this "ark"
    $400 17
In his second inaugural address, he said about slavery, "All know that this...was, somehow, the cause of the war"
    $400 22
Athenians speak the Attic dialect of this language
    $400 12
One little pig "went to market"; one little pig "stayed at home"; one little pig ate this meat
    $400 7
A theme park in Brainerd, Minnesota welcomes you with a 26-foot-tall statue of this lumberjack
    $400 2
Escamillo is a toreador in "Carmen", an opera set in this European country
    $400 27
This "apple" is at the front of men's throats
    $600 18
The greatest battle fought in the Western Hemisphere has the "address" of this small Pennsylvania town
    DD: $2,000 23
Most of the classes in Quebec schools are taught in this language
    $600 13
Did you ever see such a thing in your life? The farmer's wife cut off their tails "with a carving knife"
    $600 8
Start early; the 4 presidents sculpted on this mountain are best viewed in morning light
    $600 3
The music of this Tchaikovsky "Suite" comes from his 1892 ballet, popular at Christmas
    $600 28
Ben Franklin used a pen name to publish this almanac from 1732 to 1757
    $800 19
When this general accepted Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox, he was wearing a mud-splattered private's coat
    $800 24
Javanese is the native language of about 60 million people on the island of Java in this country
    $800 14
"Hey Diddle, Diddle!" After the little dog laughed, these 2 things ran off together
    DD: $500 9
The Congress Street Bridge is where Bostonians recreate this historic event every December
    $800 4
Prokofiev wrote a famous orchestra piece called "Peter and" this animal
    $800 29
The Battle of the Little Bighorn, won by the Sioux, also has this "final" name
    $1000 20
In February 1861 6 Southern states founded the Confederate States of America & elected him president
    $1000 25
Most of the people of Brazil speak this official language
    $1000 15
It's what Peter, Peter ate; later he kept his wife in the shell of one
    $1000 10
This oldest national park has entrances in Wyoming & Montana
    $1000 5
This Austrian child prodigy began composing minuets when he was only 5
    $1000 30
This "heel" is named for the only place a famous Greek warrior could be wounded

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Davine Yoni
$5,200 $9,000 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the early 1800s, this man's empire included the duchy of Warsaw, the kingdom of Naples & Spain

Final scores:

Robert Davine Yoni
$10,400 $7,200 $5,000
Winner: $10,400 + a trip for 4 to Universal Studios Florida 2nd place: 2 computers + software + a trip for 4 to Universal Studios Florida 3rd place: 1 computer + software + a trip for 4 to Universal Studios Florida

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robert Davine Yoni
$3,500 $9,300 $8,200
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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Game tape date: 1999-07-20
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