Show #5736 - Monday, July 13, 2009

2009 Kids Week game 1.


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Savannah Morgan, a 12-year-old from Charlotte, North Carolina

Jimmy Miotto, an 11-year-old from Northborough, Massachusetts

Scotty Ballard, a 12-year-old from Murphy, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
British king who had 6 wives:
Henry ____
    $200 13
Britney &
Jamie Lynn
    $200 1
In 1621 Mass. Gov. William Bradford declared a day of prayer, feasting & rejoicing which became this holiday
    $200 6
Buccaneer Days in Corpus Christi,
the San Jacinto Monument
    $200 20
Practice hard to become a Hall of Famer in this sport, like Cal Ripken Jr.
    $200 25
Someone who pretends to be your friend is this "in the grass"
    $400 9
Adopted July 4, 1776:
The ____ of ____
    $400 16
Hilary &
    $400 2
Memorial Day was first observed in 1866 to honor the dead of this war
    $400 7
Kennedy Space Center,
Sanibel Island
    $400 21
"Rover" around & discover that a "year" on this planet lasts 687 days
    $400 26
Bart Simpson would try to calm people by telling them, "don't have" one of these animals
    $600 10
Centuries-long Iberian prosecution of heretics:
The Spanish ____
    $600 17
Mary-Kate &
    $600 3
A 1968 law passed by Congress stipulated that this holiday be celebrated on the second Monday in October
    $600 14
Hearst Castle,
the Monterey Peninsula
    $600 22
No, you will most certainly not be working with the gas-flame device called an acetylene this
    $600 27
Going back to the Bible, a minor problem that ruins something bigger is this insect "in the ointment"
    $800 11
Old name for Russia & 14 other republics until 1991:
The ____ Union
    $800 18
Ashlee &
    $800 4
This May holiday was honored in 1934 by a stamp featuring a famous painting by Whistler
    $800 15
The Koyukuk Valley,
Gates of the Arctic National Park
    $800 23
"Le livre est sur la table" means this is on the table; pick it up & start learning
    $800 28
A little-known political candidate or Oscar nominee is called a "dark" this
    $1000 12
Deadly period of the French Revolution:
The ____ of Terror
    $1000 30
Dakota &
    DD: $400 5
This holiday was established in 1872 because the State of Nebraska lacked a sufficient number of trees
    $1000 19
The French Quarter,
the Capitol Grounds grave of Huey Long
    $1000 24
Learn that he left Princeton without a degree in 1917 & 8 years later penned "The Great Gatsby"
    $1000 29
If you meet the "loan" variety of this fish, watch your wallet

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

Scotty Jimmy Savannah
$400 $1,400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scotty Jimmy Savannah
$1,000 $5,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: He's the famous illustrator.)
    $400 8
In "New Moon", the second book in the "Twilight" saga, Jacob Black becomes one of these, enemy of the vampires
    $400 5
In Super Bowl XLIII Santonio Holmes won the MVP award for this team
    $400 26
You're looking at the Houses of Parliament in this city
    $400 1
States with 75-mph these on their highways tend to be wide open ones, like Utah & Wyoming
    $400 3
Of copper, iron or aluminum, the one that would be most attracted to a magnet
    $400 21
The human body has 2 of these internal organs
    $800 9
In books by Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley writes the "Diary of" this title type of "Kid"
    $800 6
Brothers Jarit & Jimmie Johnson both compete in this sport
    $800 27
Ride the unusual boat seen here when you visit this Italian city
    $800 2
Criminals who are clearly this, a synonym for "culpable", may plead this to avoid a trial
    $800 12
In a month, this object ranges from about 225,000 miles to 252,000 miles from the Earth
    $800 22
This former Mrs. Tom Cruise played the scary Mrs. Coulter in "The Golden Compass"
    $1200 15
Shel Silverstein's poems & drawings are collected in "Where" this "Ends"
    $1200 7
2009 began with Lorena Ochoa clubbing the competition as the No. 1 ranked player in this sport
    DD: $600 28
Here's Saint Patrick's Cathedral in this European capital city where Saint Patrick is a big deal
    $1200 4
This word for someone who can testify about events he saw includes a 3-letter body part
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew tries to crack a whip.) Like a jet plane traveling faster than mach 1, a whip makes a cracking noise because it's traveling faster than the speed of this
    DD: $2,000 23
Title of a Robert Louis Stevenson book about a boy's abduction
    $1600 19
"Inkspell" & "Inkdeath" are sequels to this book
    $1600 10
At age 24 this Cleveland Cavalier says he's just starting to get his "man-strength"
    $1600 29
Don't get fooled into thinking you can buy this New York City bridge seen here
    $1600 11
To convict someone may mean to put him in jail; to do this -vict means to put someone out of his home
    $1600 14
By definition, it's what a carnivore eats
    $1600 24
"The Block" is the 2008 comeback album by the band formed in 1986 under this name
    $2000 20
"The Tale of" this big-eared guy is "the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread"
    $2000 18
This 2008 Olympic all-around female gymnastics champion was born in Russia but competes for the United States
    $2000 30
Many ultra-orthodox Jews live in Meah She'arim in this city
    $2000 16
Add 1 letter to "statue" to get this word for a law passed by the legislature
    $2000 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew levitates a ping-pong ball over a hair dryer.) What goes up stays up when the force of air moving up from the hair dryer equals this force pulling down on the ping-pong ball
    $2000 25
It means to slip or slide; if you do it, you might leave a mark

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scotty Jimmy Savannah
$5,400 $22,200 $17,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The area that's now the State of Indiana was acquired in this war

Final scores:

Scotty Jimmy Savannah
$400 $9,599 $14,400
3rd place: $1,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! for his school 2nd place: $2,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! for his school Winner: $14,400 + Classroom Jeopardy! for her school

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Scotty Jimmy Savannah
$5,800 $22,800 $16,600
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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Game tape date: 2009-03-30
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