Show #3698 - Wednesday, October 4, 2000

2000 Back to School Week game 3.


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Derek Schaible, an 11-year-old from St. Paul, Minnesota

Katie Fulton, a 12-year-old from Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Nikhil Bumb, an 11-year-old from Greer, South Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A whole category about...)
    $100 1
Put on your sunscreen & head to Waikiki Beach, a popular tourist spot in this capital city
    $100 26
If you have a cat, make sure to clean out this box regularly
    $100 13
There are 3 teaspoons in this unit of measure
    $100 6
He's the lovable elephant who "Hatches the Egg" & "Hears a Who!"
    $100 21
Count yourself lucky to know that one of these monsters drinks your blood & can turn into a bat
    $100 11
He's the famous TV personality seen here
    $200 2
It was the site of a famous "Tea Party", December 16, 1773
    $200 27
Devil's food & angel food are types of this dessert
    $200 17
37 degrees Celsius equals 98.6 degrees on this scale
    $200 7
Bah Humbug! He's the character seen here
    $200 22
A full moon gets this type of monster in a hairy situation
    $200 12
[video clue]
    $300 3
During the Civil War, Union troops led by Sherman captured & burned much of this Georgia capital
    $300 28
Double-dribbling & shooting air balls are undesirable activities in this sport
    $300 18
Equal to 1,000 grams, this metric standard is abbreviated KG
    $300 8
Book which contains the lines "Would you? Could you? In a car? Eat them! Eat them! Here they are."
    $300 23
In a Mary Shelley work, he's the doctor who used electricity to charge his constructed monster to life
    $300 14
From the Irish for "small clover", it's the national emblem seen here
    DD: $600 4
The capital of Mississippi was named for this man, even before he became president
    $400 29
Financially, you want to avoid this color ink -- that means a deficit
    $400 19
Of 6 miles, 16 miles or 60 miles, the one closest to the length in miles of a 10-kilometer run
    $400 9
In this tale the Once-ler tells of how his greed destroyed a beautiful forest of truffula trees
    $400 24
St. George fought & killed one of these mythical, fire-breathing monsters
    $400 15
Popular in Asian sculpture, it's the precious & ornamental mineral seen here
    $500 5
It's the capital of the most populous U.S. state
    $500 30
From the Latin for "put in place of", it's the kind of teacher who may get a hard time from your class
    $500 20
This unit can be 1/60 of a degree or 1/60 of an hour
    $500 10
Dr. Seuss' first book for kids was called "And to Think That I Saw It on" this street
    $500 25
This monster is a giant, one-eyed creature from Greek mythology
    $500 16
He's the monetary green guy seen here in the newest version

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

Nikhil Katie Derek
$400 $500 $3,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nikhil Katie Derek
$300 $1,700 $5,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's a good subject!)
(Alex: You're old enough, kids, so...)
    $200 3
2 days before his more famous ride of April 18, 1775, he galloped to Concord to warn patriots to move military supplies
    $200 2
In May 2000 Philadelphia's school board voted to require all its students to wear these
    $200 1
It's a formation of calcium carbonate built up on the floor of a cave, formerly water dripping from a stalactite
    $200 14
You can charge the neighbors 3 bucks simply to do this or $30 if you add detailing, light waxing & Armor-Alling
    $200 9
Lois Lane is the heroine of the musical "It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's" this guy
    $200 26
A shack for your almond
    $400 4
During the winter of 1777-78 at this site, Washington lost 1/4 of his men to malnutrition, exposure & disease
    $400 22
Some schools frown on this headwear made popular by Deion Sanders
    $400 8
Animals exhale this gas during respiration
    $400 17
From Middle English for "business" or "message", you can pick up some cash "running" these for busy people
    $400 10
The song heard here is a highlight of this high-flying Broadway musical
    $400 27
A hopeful desire for an aquatic creature
    $600 5
By March 1781 all 13 states had approved these articles
    $600 23
These parts of a stylish tank top bear the name of a pasta
    DD: $1,500 15
By definition, a phototropic plant moves in response to this
    $600 18
This occupation consists of perambulating with basenjis & schnauzers
    DD: $1,500 11
Big cats abound in this Tony-winning show that's set in part at Pride Rock
    $600 28
Not fast frozen precipitation
    $800 6
In his "American Crisis" pamphlet, he wrote, "Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered"
    $800 24
Prints of these insects were big in '99, whether swallowtails or monarchs we don't know
    $800 16
Neutrophils, monocytes & lymphocytes are the 3 main types of these blood cells that fight infections
    $800 20
When she was 11, Courtney Darwin was one of these for the San Francisco Giants, not the Gotham City Superheroes
    $800 12
Jim Henson's Creature Shop created a dancing pushmi-pullyu for the musical about this doctor who talks to animals
    $800 29
A map of your blood-pumping organ
    $1000 7
After his defeat at Yorktown this British commander refused to deliver his sword to Washington, feigning illness
    $1000 25
2-word name for a popular athletic shoe, or a person who's jogging off-road
    $1000 19
Oddly, this property is lower in solid than in liquid water, so ice floats
    $1000 21
Medieval job choices for kids were limited, but there was this one of trainee & servant of a knight
    $1000 13
The 1997 TV production of this fairy tale musical featured Brandy in the title role

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nikhil Katie Derek
-$1,500 $6,400 $5,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only mainland country in the Western Hemisphere that borders only one country

Final scores:

Nikhil Katie Derek
-$1,500 $12,200 $11,600
3rd place: gift certificate & trip for 4 to Universal Studios, Orlando Winner: $5,000 minimum + trip for 4 to Universal Studios, Orlando + $5,000 bonus if week's high scorer 2nd place: gift certificate & trip for 4 to Universal Studios, Orlando

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nikhil Katie Derek
-$1,500 $5,500 $7,100
4 R,
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
29 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $11,100

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Game tape date: 2000-08-08
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