Show #5522 - Tuesday, September 16, 2008

2008 Kids Week Reunion game 2.


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Joel Serna, originally from Fort Worth, Texas

Yoni Freund, a Ph.D. student from Columbia University

Allex Fambles, a sophomore from Brown University

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will have one "Y" and at least two "K"s in it.)
    $200 8
The tongue of this mammal is about 2 feet long & flits rapidly in & out to lick up the tiny prey in its name
    $200 11
Christina Aguilera sang "You are" this "no matter what they say, words can't bring you down"
    $200 4
In the Grimm tale "Jorinda and Joringel", Jorinda is turned into one of these birds known for singing in the evening
    $200 1
To maximize flavor impact, this type of plant, like basil & parsley, should be added at the end of cooking
    $200 27
We're not eating energy cubes, but more than 90% of U.S. homes do have this to cook frozen food in 1 minute
    $200 20
An Eskimo canoe
    $400 9
It's the giant beast seen here taking the bait; it can grow to about 60 feet & weigh more than 1,000 pounds
    $400 15
This hit gives me a tingle that "starts in my toes & I crinkle my nose wherever it goes I always know"
    $400 6
You know this Lewis Carroll classic by a shortened name; its full title includes the word "Adventures"
    $400 2
A cup of this long or short grain, the primary food of half the world's pop., is cooked with 2 cups of water
    $400 21
The only U.S. state that fits the category
    $600 10
Awwww! This giant 2-colored 6-foot, 300-pound Asian mammal is so cute!
    $600 16
In a Linkin Park song, "I've become so" this "I can't feel you there"
    DD: $2,200 13
Part I of this 1995 Gregory Maguire novel that inspired a musical is called "Munchkinlanders"
    $600 3
You'll want to cook this on the day you buy it; the husks should be green & the silk golden
    $600 23
Type of city we don't live in, or type of stadium replaced by retractable-roof ones in Houston & Indianapolis
    $600 26
Former Texas gubernatorial candidate Friedman can help you with this adjective for tightly curled hair
    $800 12
"S" is for this amphibian; most are only a few inches long, but giant Chinese ones can grown much larger
    $800 18
Soft Cell sang, "Once I ran to you, now I'll run from you" in an '80s song about this title kind of love
    $800 14
"A Separate Peace" tells of 2 preppies at the Devon School in this "Granite State"
    $800 5
This fruit, essential to make guacamole, is ripe when the top & bottom yield to pressure
    $800 25
This Russian composer's middle name was Ilyich
    $1000 17
The curved horns of the water type of this animal may have a total length of 12 feet
    $1000 19
"Feel the rain on your skin, no one else can feel it for you, only you can let it in" in this Natasha Bedingfield song
    $1000 22
"The Amber Spyglass" is the third book in the trilogy called "His Dark" these
    $1000 7
This tuber originally from the Peruvian Andes should be stored in a cool, dry place away from onions
    $1000 28
We hoped by now all music would be on this spooky-sounding instrument
    $1000 24
One tap on a computer terminal gives us this compound word

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

Allex Yoni Joel
$800 $4,400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Allex Yoni Joel
$3,600 $4,000 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
The first son of the first man
    $400 8
Due to a new rule this 2007 Amy Adams Disney film will be the last to have 3 songs nominated for the Best Song Oscar
    $400 19
In 2007, after years of 7 & 8% growth, India's GDP reached $1 trillion, or about 41 trillion of these Indian units
    $400 18
Manzanilla is a Spanish sherry; mantequilla is Spanish for this dairy product
    $400 6
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a line segment sweeping out a circle on the monitor.) Euclid's third postulate tells us that from any line segment, a circle can be drawn with one endpoint as the center & the segment itself as this line
    $400 1
The small depressions on a golf ball are called these; smile & show yours
    $800 14
Pharaoh's daughter finds him floating in a basket in the Nile & raises him as her own son
    $800 9
Crispin Glover spouts actual Anglo-Saxon in this 2007 CGI monster movie based on an ancient epic
    $800 20
Jamie Lynn Spears is Britney's sis; Jamie-Lynn Sigler played Meadow, daughter of a crime boss, on this HBO series
    $800 7
You may consider all the angles but to measure them you'll need this semicircular instrument
    $800 2
A polyglot, one who speaks many languages, can also be called multi-this, from the Latin for "tongue"
    $1200 15
Goliath of Gath was the champion of these people
    $1200 10
No horsing around, the tagline for this 2003 film was "A longshot becomes a legend"
    $1200 27
India has more than 150 million of these shunned people, now officially called "Scheduled Castes"
    $1200 21
If you're really smart you won't confuse these 2 words, meaning a really smart guy & a classification above species
    DD: $5,000 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a triangle with two angles labeled on the monitor.) In this triangle, if angle A is 42 degrees & angle B is 60 degrees, then angle C has to equal this
    $1200 3
Lupine means "like a wolf"; porcine means like this animal
    DD: $4,000 16
In I Samuel, David saved this king's life more than once
    $1600 11
Timothy Olyphant of "Deadwood" went bald & dodged bullets while plying this title trade in a 2007 film
    $1600 25
India's states have their own official languages including Gujarati, Marathi & this language of the highlighted state
    $1600 22
In Judaism, Kiddush is a blessing said over wine or bread, while this is a mourner's prayer
    $1600 4
Someone who's described as patroclinous would most resemble this person
    $2000 17
This Biblical prophet of Pethor had a conversation with his beast of burden when it started to talk
    $2000 12
Scenes in this 1997 Jodie Foster film were filmed at the Very Large Array of radio telescopes in New Mexico
    $2000 24
The Golden Shield, which restricts online viewing of controversial topics, is known as the "Great" this "of China"
    $2000 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew unfolds a paper snowflake cut-out.) Origami is the art of paper folding; this is the Japanese art of paper folding & cutting to make designs like this
    $2000 26
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a circle drawing itself around a regular pentagon on the monitor.) A circle is said to be this when it surrounds a polygon in such a way that each vertex touches the circle
    $2000 5
Adjective meaning like the author of "The Prince", or like the cunning policies set forth in the book

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Allex Yoni Joel
$7,200 $10,400 $22,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He was the most recent president who had not previously been a state governor

Final scores:

Allex Yoni Joel
$399 $14,401 $22,200
3rd place: $2,500 2nd place: $5,000 Winner: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Allex Yoni Joel
$7,200 $8,800 $16,000
13 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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Game tape date: 2008-08-12
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