Show #4146 - Monday, September 16, 2002

2002 Back to School Week game 1.


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Zane Li, a ten-year-old from Provo, Utah

Billy Hackenson, an eleven-year-old from Great Falls, Virginia

Elena Botella, an eleven-year-old from Charlotte, North Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1990s
(Alex: And we'll take you on...)
    $200 6
In a 2002 movie this hero got an upside-down kiss from Mary Jane
    $200 1
Based on a real child, a kid named Christopher Robin hangs out with this literary bear
    $200 7
In February 1999 Maine residents built a 10-story one of these named Angus; he melted 15 weeks later
    $200 10
It's the rhyming name of a brand of pretzels made by Frito-Lay
    $200 23
Pierce Brosnan played this superspy for the first time in "GoldenEye"
    $200 18
The mission of the Apollo space program of the 1960s & '70s was to land men on this celestial body
    $400 27
For a while the Hulk was gray, but now he's this color
    $400 2
This collie was the faithful friend of a kid named Joe in a book by British novelist Eric Knight
    $400 8
9,360 graham crackers, 9,312 marshmallows & 4,128 chocolate bars went into one of these made at a campground
    $400 11
Reynolds Guyer, inventor of Twister, also created the 4-inch foam ball later sold under this brand name
    $400 24
Jacques Chirac of the Rally for the Republic Party won a 7-year term as this country's president
    $400 19
This planet's famous rings were first seen by the Italian scientist Galileo in 1610
    $600 28
In a 1940 comic book Batman & this sidekick take an undying oath to fight crime & corruption
    $600 3
Mowgli is the human kid hanging out in the woods with wolves & tigers in this Rudyard Kipling "Book"
    $600 9
He holds the record for all-time career earnings on the U.S. PGA circuit (over $26 million from 1996 to 2001)
    $600 12
"Share Moments, Share Life" is a slogan of this brand of film & cameras
    $600 22
In 1997 the Marlins won the Major League, Mexico the Little League & LSU the college version of this event
    $600 21
Kohoutek, Shoemaker-Levy & Halley's are all names for these astronomic objects
    $800 29
The dude seen here is the "Silver" one of this type of athletes
    $800 4
She's Beezus Quimby's pesky young sister
    $800 15
The largest mammal is the blue type of this; it also has the largest offspring, with 4,400-6,600 pound newborns
    $800 13
This athletic brand is named for the Greek goddess of victory
    $800 25
On 2 votes, the House of Representatives did this to President Clinton on Dec. 19, 1998
    $800 20
Many beautiful images like the one seen here have been given to us by this famous space telescope
    $1000 30
When Doug Funnie's in a tough spot, he wears his underwear on the outside & becomes this man
    DD: $400 5
"The Sword in the Stone" is a book about a kid who grows up to be this king
    $1000 16
Siberia in this country has had the greatest range in temperatures -- from 98 degrees F. to -90 degrees F.
    $1000 14
The bird's nest logo of this chocolate brand comes from its founder's coat of arms
    $1000 26
The Persian Gulf War of 1991 was fought mainly in Iraq & this oil-rich nation next door
    $1000 17
Many astronomers believe the Great Andromeda spiral galaxy has one of these "dark" collapsed stars at its center

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

Elena Billy Zane
$3,000 $800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elena Billy Zane
$6,600 $1,600 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, we suffer the...)
    $400 1
No beans about it, this capital is the largest city in New England
    $400 15
Around July your building's superintendent will be your hero when he fixes the A/C, short for this
    $400 10
Taylor Negron plays nanny to these twins on "So Little Time"
    $400 6
One of the noble gases, it's the lightest of all gases after hydrogen
    $400 20
It was an 11-year-old girl who first suggested that Lincoln do this to improve his appearance
    $400 26
Outsmart or outwit someone & you also out- this "sly" animal them
    $800 2
This twin city is the capital of Minnesota
    $800 16
Be careful not to drop your key down this vertical passage in which the elevator moves up & down
    $800 11
Coming to TV in 2002, this star of an Oscar-nominated movie was once known as Johnny Quasar
    $800 7
This element is essential for the clotting of blood, as well as healthy teeth & bones
    $800 21
This speech that Lincoln delivered on a battlefield in 1863 lasted only 2 minutes but its impact was huge
    $800 27
In kiddy lit Jack didn't kill the titan or the colossus, he killed this
    DD: $2,400 3
It's nicknamed the "Center of the Pineapple Industry"
    $1200 17
(Sofia of the Clue Crew) You can save lives & earn firemen's gratitude if you keep this in good working order
    $1200 12
Putting the Goth in "American Gothic", this rocker & his family starred in a hit MTV reality show in 2002
    $1200 8
Diamonds & graphite are both forms of this element
    $1200 22
Illinois is the "Land of Lincoln", but the birthplace of Lincoln is this state just to the south
    $1200 28
I cannot tell a prevarication: it has this 3-letter synonym
    $1600 4
A 150-foot-high battle monument in this New Jersey capital marks the site of a famous Revolutionary War battle
    $1600 18
These common, crawly apartment insects have German, brown-banded & American species
    $1600 13
Inspired by Sydney, her character on "Alias", this actress enjoys kickboxing
    $1600 9
Bananas are an excellent source of this element whose symbol is K
    $1600 24
In April 1865 while attending a play at this man's theater, Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth
    $2000 5
Every Memorial Day weekend, this city hosts its famous 500 auto race
    $2000 19
When painting a room, put this on as the first coat; it's spelled like a book that teaches reading
    $2000 14
In 2001 this actress, Borg babe Seven of Nine on "Voyager", joined the cast of "Boston Public"
    $2000 23
This element, Na, combines with chlorine to form ordinary table salt
    DD: $400 25
In the painting seen here, Lincoln is reading this historic document that led to the end of slavery

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elena Billy Zane
$13,000 $8,800 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1974, to save energy, it began in January instead of April & ended on October 27

Final scores:

Elena Billy Zane
$18,000 $15,530 $18,001
2nd place: $2,000 + a Northstar Portable PC 3rd place: $1,000 + a Northstar Portable PC Winner: $18,001 + a Northstar Portable PC

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elena Billy Zane
$15,200 $7,600 $13,800
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2002-07-22
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