Show #4150 - Friday, September 20, 2002

2002 Back to School Week game 5.


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Mike Scott, an eleven-year-old from Lake Villa, Illinois

David McIntyre, a twelve-year-old from Riverside, California

Josh Charnin-Aker, a twelve-year-old from Lighthouse Point, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I will give you 3 titles; you have to identify the one that is not a television series.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letters "L-O".)
    $200 6
This character once asked Becky Thatcher, "Do you love rats?"
    $200 3
"The Wild Thornberrys",
"The Onionheads",
"The Banana Splits"
    $200 12
Jell-O makes gelatin & this other dessert that comes in butterscotch, vanilla & (of course) chocolate
    $200 9
Many camps insist that you (or, more likely, mom) do this to all your clothing, maybe with a laundry marker
    $200 17
"Privet" is an informal greeting in this city that's home to the Kremlin
    $200 1
A basic portion the baker deals in
    $400 7
In this Louisa May Alcott novel, Jo March writes a play, "The Witch's Curse"
    $400 4
"Real Monsters",
"Rhino Rick"
    $400 13
The Double Delight variety of these Nabisco sandwich cookies has peanut butter & chocolate creme filling
    $400 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew) In archery, draw length is when an arrow extends from your chest to just beyond the tips of these
    $400 18
The Zuni in America say "keshi"; a big hello in this capital of Japan would be "konnichi wa"
    $400 2
This beaver home, seen here, may have separate entrances & a carpeted floor
    $600 8
The whaling ship in this classic novel had 3 harpooners: Tashtego, Daggoo & Queequeg
    $600 5
"Bug People",
"Bug Juice",
"The Bugaloos"
    $600 14
"Joy of Cooking" recommends using Golden Delicious or Pippins, but not Granny Smiths for this type of pie
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew in the lake) A special stroke that keeps a canoe going straight is named for this letter of the alphabet
    $600 26
In ancient times in this country, you might greet your mummy with "ak em hotep"
    $600 10
This name for a kind of kiddy candy comes from a word meaning "tongue"
    $800 24
In this 1952 Hemingway story, Santiago goes 84 days without catching a fish, then hooks a gigantic marlin
    $800 19
"Ronnie Racehorse",
"Roger Ramjet",
"Roland Rat"
    $800 15
This nationality fish is a soft & chewy candy
    $800 28
In a song about bad times at camp, "I went hiking with Joe Spivy / He developed" this outdoor danger
    $800 27
"Marhaba" works as a greeting in this common language of northern Africa & the Mideast
    $800 11
(Sofia of the Clue Crew) This apparatus that goes back to ancient times turns yarn into cloth
    $1000 25
The title of this 1939 John Steinbeck novel was taken from a Julia Ward Howe song
    $1000 20
"Pinky & Perky",
"Jimbo & the Jet Set",
"Gomez & Gillie"
    $1000 16
A trademarked name, it's a ring-shaped cake baked in a tube pan that has fluted sides
    $1000 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew) Made of thin pieces of wood, it catches the flame from the tinder & spreads it to the heavier fuel
    DD: $1,000 30
In this Sioux language whose name is found in 2 state names, you'd greet friends with "hau koda"
    $1000 21
This rhyming terms inplies that an affectionate couple is like 2 white birds

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Josh David Mike
$1,400 $200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh David Mike
$2,600 $2,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response, of course.)
    $400 16
At one time, she was the first lady of Texas
    $400 1
The World Cup & the Copa America are two of the major international competitions in this sport
    $400 4
This thin, round flat bread, used to make burritos & tacos, is served at almost every Mexican meal
    $400 14
The largest one of these reptiles, a male leatherback, measured 9 feet 5 1/2 inches from nose to tail
    $400 23
The Olympics gives this for finishing first; the American Petroleum Institute gives it for achievement
    $400 7
There are 8 fluid ones in a cup
    $800 17
Bouvier, this first lady's maiden name, is her daughter Caroline's middle name
    $800 2
Fly balls & sacrifices are parts of this sport
    $800 9
About 2/3 of the boundary between Mexico & the U.S. is formed by this river
    $800 15
It's the number of quarters equal to a $5 bill
    $800 24
The Charles Goodyear Award recognizes contribution to this tire materials industry
    $800 8
It's where school plays or school assemblies are usually held
    $1200 3
Teams in this women's league include the New York Liberty & Los Angeles Sparks
    $1200 12
It's all there in black & white -- popular ones of these in Mexico include El Heraldo de Mexico & La Jornada
    $1200 18
In Australia, this soft, furry critter is sometimes called a native bear
    $1200 25
Solve equations like 3x(squared)-15=0 & you could be headed for a Frank Nelson Cole Prize in this branch of math
    DD: $2,600 10
Made of wrought iron, this world landmark, built in 1889, was once the world's tallest structure
    $1600 5
It's the coastal Florida city that's hosted a famous 500-mile auto race every year since 1959
    $1600 21
He's the Spanish conquistador & conqueror of Mexico seen here in a 16th century portrait
    $1600 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) This common last name comes from the job of the craftsman I'm with
    $1600 26
An annual half-million-dollar prize for invention & innovation is given by MIT, the Massachusetts Institute of this
    $1600 11
This river which begins in Turkey joins the Tigris River in Iraq
    $2000 6
In 2002 a horse named War Emblem won this "Derby" held annually at Churchill Downs
    $2000 22
In 1836 this on again-off again president of Mexico stormed the Alamo
    $2000 20
You might save a life if you know this procedure combining chest compressions with mouth-to-mouth breathing
    $2000 27
The R.U. Lemieux Award is given in Canada for work on the organic branch of this science
    $2000 13
To prevent certain thyroid conditions compounds of this element are commonly added to table salt

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh David Mike
$9,000 $9,000 $10,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the historic object seen here [marked "1620"]

Tiebreaker Round

Hogwarts headmaster, he's considered by many to be the greatest wizard alive

Final scores:

Josh David Mike
$10,801 $18,000 $18,000
3rd place: $1,000 + a Northstar Portable PC 2nd place: $2,000 + a Northstar Portable PC Winner: $18,000 + a Northstar Portable PC

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh David Mike
$9,000 $9,000 $9,400
13 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,400

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Game tape date: 2002-07-22
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