Show #4149 - Thursday, September 19, 2002

2002 Back to School Week game 4.


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Nicole Savin, an eleven-year-old from Lindenhurst, New York

Tory Gilliam, a twelve-year-old from Powhatan, Virginia

Sam Daub, an eleven-year-old from Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not history, but...)
    $200 7
Sandra Day O'Connor & Ruth Bader Ginsburg are both judges on this court
    $200 1
Britney feels the joy of Pepsi & this pop princess of Ecuadoran & Irish descent endorses Coca-Cola
    $200 6
This animal gives a milk that's easier to digest than a cow's & also cashmere wool that's good for sweaters
    $200 16
For America's Bicentennial, the quarter's reverse depicted a Colonial-era musician beating this instrument
    $200 21
Combat aircraft are usually either fighters or these, like the B-1
    $200 26
Let's pause a moment & think about this, what you see in a mirror
    $400 8
She's the Biblical woman in the book of Judges forever associated with Samson & the loss of his hair
    $400 2
The marionette dolls of the members of this band come with strings attached
    $400 9
To aid in digestion & help with ballast, crocodiles swallow these
    $400 17
In 1959 this building first appeared on the reverse of the penny
    $400 22
The opposite of horizontal, it was the unusual takeoff position of the Convair XFY-1, the "Pogo"
    $400 27
If you need a map that shows elevations, you can "breathe a sigh of" this when you get one
    $600 13
In 1809 Mary Kies became the 1st U.S. woman to receive one of these guaranteeing the right to sell an invention
    $600 3
Smile when you say this stage name of Colleen Fitzpatrick, singer of the hits "Smile" & "Graduation (Friends Forever)"
    $600 10
These birds were named for the colorfully robed "flock" seen here
    $600 18
In 1946, just one year after his death, this president's portrait began appearing on the dime
    DD: $1,700 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Museum of Flight in Seattle.) The plane whose usual call sign was SAM 970 was called this when the president flew on it
    $600 28
The U.S. & Russia found their 1986 talks in this capital of Iceland disarming
    $800 14
The USA's first woman newspaper editor, Ann Franklin, was this historic man's sister-in-law
    $800 4
Babyface contributed background vocals to this group's 2000 album "Black & Blue"
    $800 11
To keep things quiet around the house, get a Goliath frog (it doesn't croak) & a Basenji, one of these
    $800 19
This Latin phrase, which means "out of many, one", must appear on all U.S. coins
    $800 24
The plane seen here was called "The Flying" this, the part that provides lift, sending the plane up
    $800 29
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports.) This sort of looks like a turnip & you can eat it, somehow
    $1000 15
In 1935 she piloted a plane across the Pacific Ocean from Hawaii to the American mainland
    $1000 5
This Dallas native released an album funded by her grandmother before 1999's "Sweet Kisses", her major label debut
    $1000 12
These on the water buffalo may be 5 feet long & are the longest on any cattle breed
    $1000 20
The bison that appeared on this coin from 1913 to 1938 was modeled on one living in NYC's Zoological Gardens
    $1000 25
If you flew to L.A. on a Boeing jet, its model number probably started with this digit

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

Sam Tory Nicole
$1,800 $4,200 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Tory Nicole
$4,900 $5,600 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
"Love goes toward love as school-boys from their books", says this young man to Juliet
    $400 21
Of 2 million, 20 million or 200 million, the number closest to the population of Native Americans in the U.S.A.
    $400 13
In 1682 this European group claimed all of Louisiana, but now they're down to a "Quarter" in New Orleans
    $400 1
David Blunkett, an important British cabinet minister, has this handicap & brings a dog into Parliament with him
    $400 8
This smallest state didn't send a delegation to the convention; it didn't want the govt. interfering in its affairs
    $400 6
It's part of a circle, or a big Biblical boat
    $800 22
With about 8 million, this East Coast city is the most populous U.S. city
    $800 17
Michael Jordan grew up in Wilmington in this basketball-crazy Southern state
    $800 2
In 2002 former president Jimmy Carter had a historic meeting with this Cuban president
    $800 9
By Dec. 15, 1791 the states had approved the first 10 amendments, known collectively by this name
    $800 7
It can mean a part of the foot, or to pull a disabled car
    $1200 23
With 1.2 billion, this country has the largest population of any nation on Earth
    $1200 18
This state would almost be a parallelogram if its eastern border ran closer to Knoxville
    $1200 3
In May 2002 this rootin' tootin' Russian president signed an arms control treaty with President Bush
    $1200 10
The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787 at Philadelphia's Pennsylvania State House, now known as this hall
    $1200 14
A common mineral, or what there are 4 of in a gallon
    $1600 24
The third largest in area, this state is first in population with about 34 million
    $1600 19
This state was named for an English king, the grandfather of the one during the revolution
    $1600 4
This man is the mind behind an educational foundation as well as the "Star Wars" movies
    $1600 11
This fourth president, the "Father of the Constitution", kept a record of the delegates' debates & decisions
    $1600 15
Certain shellfish, or your trapezius & triceps
    $2000 25
The nation with the fewest people, about 890, is this "City" where the pope lives
    $2000 20
Katherine Harris, an official in this state, made news when she certified the 2000 election results
    $2000 5
Cosmonaut Yuri Onufrienko & U.S. astronaut Carl Walz were part of the crew of Expedition Four to this
    DD: $1,000 12
Article 1, Section 3 states that this person "shall be president of the Senate" & vote only in case of ties
    DD: $1,000 16
A grain of corn, or an officer in the Army or Air Force

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Tory Nicole
$10,500 $15,800 $8,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Sailing on behalf of Spain in 1519, this Portuguese explorer's trip proved the Americas were a new world

Final scores:

Sam Tory Nicole
$8,500 $9,790 $3,000
2nd place: $2,000 + a Northstar Portable PC Winner: $10,000 minimum + a Northstar Portable PC 3rd place: $1,000 + a Northstar Portable PC

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sam Tory Nicole
$9,400 $16,800 $9,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2002-07-22
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