Show #5525 - Friday, September 19, 2008

2008 Kids Week Reunion game 5.


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David Hudson, a junior from the University of Virginia

Cassie Hill, a recent graduate from the University of Mary Washington

Robert Arshonsky, a senior from Cal Poly

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The correct response will be a color hidden in the clue, but the letters will be in order.)
    $200 5
After spending 4 days at the Beijing Olympics, he said the "highlight was getting my picture taken with the teams"
    $200 6
"I am a nice shark, not a mindless eating machine... fish are friends, not food"
    $200 16
Floods ravaged the Midwest in 1993 as the confluence of the Missouri & this river moved 19 miles upstream
    $200 21
The Toyota Tundra is one of these vehicles with 2 main sections, a cab & a bed
    $200 13
In "Twilight" by Stephenie Meyer, teenaged Isabella Swan falls for a romantic one of these blood-suckers
    $200 27
Bob lacked the brushes to paint the door this color
    $400 4
On January 4, 2007, in the House of Reps., she said, "I accept this gavel in the spirit of partnership, not partisanship"
    $400 7
"Spider-Pig, Spider-Pig. Does whatever a spider-pig does /
Can he swing /
From a web? /
No, he can't /
He's a pig"
    $400 17
Chechnya, a breakaway republic, was overrun by the army of this country in 1994
    $400 22
A type of this conveyance on runners bears the name of Arctic explorer Fridtjof Nansen
    $400 15
"The Lobster Chronicles" is Linda Greenlaw's book about life on a small island off the coast of this state
    $400 28
Let's all agree no one will stop us from saving the Earth's environment
    $600 3
In May 2008 this city's mayor Ray Nagin told the citizens, "We are reinventing ourselves in recovery"
    $600 8
"How ironic, Tony. Trying to rid the world of weapons you gave it its best one ever... and now I'm gonna kill you with it"
    $600 18
In 1995 an ultranationalist assassinated Yitzhak Rabin, prime minister of this country
    $600 23
If a Dutch person says to use your fiets, he doesn't mean walk but ride this, as many in the Netherlands do
    $600 14
"Forever in" this color is Ann Brashares' third sequel to "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"
    $800 2
4 decades before serving in the Capitol as Senate majority leader, he served on the U.S. Capitol police force
    $800 9
"Belief, Dr. Jones, is a gift you have yet to receive"
    $800 19
In 1996 British scientists successfully cloned this type of animal & named her Dolly
    $800 12
Hmm... a murderer has somehow escaped from a locked room in her 1938 mystery "Hercule Poirot's Christmas"
    $800 26
Bringing old heirlooms to the antique store could pay off for you
    $1000 1
Republicans Pat Roberts & Sam Brownback have been senators from this Midwest state since the mid-1990s
    $1000 10
"I'm sure that in 1985, plutonium is available in every corner drugstore, but in 1955 it's a little hard to come by"
    DD: $500 20
In 2000 Clinton became the first sitting president to visit this country since Nixon visited the troops in 1969
    $1000 24
L.A.'s Starline Tours can take you past Hollywood landmarks in this, another word for a streetcar
    $1000 11
Sebastian Faulks penned the new James Bond novel "Devil May Care" for the 100th anniv. of this author's birth
    $1000 25
For angels to show up, just put out some candy

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

Robert Cassie David
$2,000 $2,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Cassie David
$4,200 $4,200 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
This Scottish city may have been named for Edwin of Northumbria, a 7th c. king who built a fort there
    $400 21
This "Harry Potter" star showed off his buff bod when he took to the stage in "Equus"
    $400 16
In 1988 he could've said, "You're hired!" to work at NYC's Plaza Hotel, which he bought for $390 million
    $400 1
This word for desirable places like the Garden of Eden is from the Persian for "walled around"
    $400 11
He had laboratories at Menlo Park & West Orange, New Jersey
    $800 7
For centuries, this Austrian city, whose name means "castle of salt", was the center of Europe's salt trade
    $800 22
A long-running Off-Broadway hit revolves around an "Awesome '80s" one of these high school dances
    $800 17
On Jan. 2, 2007 school was in at this TV icon's $40 million leadership academy in South Africa
    $800 2
The name of this type of singing group that performs without instrumental accompaniment is from the Italian
    $800 12
This British university's Experimental Physics Dept. is known as the Cavendish Laboratory
    DD: $2,000 8
A majority of this Italian city's population has left the islands & now lives on the mainland in Mestre
    $1200 23
It's the season that precedes "Awakening" in the title of a rockin' Broadway musical about teens
    $1200 18
G'day! In 2005 this News Corp. man jazzed up his Myspace account, buying the company for $580 million
    $1200 3
This dangerous river reptile's name is from the Greek for "pebble" & "worm"
    $1200 13
In 1936, Frank Malina co-founded a Caltech rocket research project; it evolved into JPL, this laboratory
    $1600 9
This capital's stadium was rebuilt of white marble for the Olympic Games of 1896
    $1600 24
Lin-Manuel Miranda was in college when he began writing "In the Heights", set in Wash. Hgts. in this NYC borough
    $1600 19
On Nov. 26, 2007 the foundation of this couple gave $100 million to Rotary International to eradicate polio
    DD: $5,400 4
This adjective that means "behaving disobediently or mischievously" comes from the Old English for "nothing"
    $1600 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shines a flashlight through a prism and the beam is redirected onto a different wall.) The prism refraction experiment that I'm reenacting was first conducted in a laboratory by this man in 1666
    $2000 10
A lake called the Inner Alster lies in the center of this, Germany's chief port
    $2000 25
An MTV reality series searched for a new star for this musical & found it in Bailey Hanks (no law degree required)
    $2000 20
His net worth was said to be $2 bil., so the $280 mil. he paid for the Dallas Mavericks was chump change!
    $2000 5
From the Latin, it once meant "one living on the opposite bank of a stream from another"; now it means "opponent"
    $2000 15
In his Nova Scotia lab, this man created a hydrofoil as well as his many acoustic devices
    $2000 26
This slab that's inscribed in 3 different languages was found by the French in 1799

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Cassie David
$800 $6,600 $10,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The logo of this NBA team has a rowel on it

Final scores:

Robert Cassie David
$4 $2,499 $8,199
3rd place: $2,500 2nd place: $5,000 Winner: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robert Cassie David
$8,200 $6,600 $11,200
16 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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Game tape date: 2008-08-12
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