Show #3699 - Thursday, October 5, 2000

2000 Back to School Week game 4.


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Matthew Silski, an 11-year-old from Laurel, Maryland

Heather Peden, a 10-year-old from Tulsa, Oklahoma

Akshai Raj, a 10-year-old from Harleysville, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
He's the famous fictional father seen here
    $100 23
To distinguish between its Mels, this singing group labeled them B. & C.
    $100 1
The son of Venus, this Roman god of love carried a bow & arrows to shoot his victims
    $100 2
Cheery people say a frown is just a smile turned this way
    $100 3
"I scream, you scream, we all scream for" this dessert
    $100 13
In the toe-counting rhyme, it's where the second little piggy stayed
    $200 8
In professional golf, this "cat" is the No. 1 ranked player in the world
    $200 24
He played the Big Daddy in "Big Daddy"
    $200 4
The son of Cronus & Rhea, he's the chief god of Greek mythology
    $200 19
Many people like the smell of this cushioning material in a brand new car
    $200 15
To make Ants on a Log, fill a celery stalk with cream cheese or peanut butter & top with these dried fruits
    $200 14
John Hancock was the first & Charles Thomson the second signer of this, July 4, 1776
    $300 10
He's the legendary performer seen here on a popular 1993 postage stamp
    $300 25
Katherine Heigl & Jason Behr play aliens on this WB series
    $300 5
When she opened the box that released all the misfortunes on the world, she shut it in time to keep hope inside
    $300 20
Denver's victory over Green Bay in the Super Bowl was one of these
    $300 16
In fish & chips, the chips aren't Ruffles but what we would call these
    DD: $1,100 18
In 1969 Buzz Aldrin became the second to set foot here
    $400 11
This influential minister & civil rights pioneer won the Nobel Peace Prize in the 1960s
    $400 26
This pop group created for British TV has had TV shows here set in Miami & L.A.
    $400 6
This Greek mountain was the home of the gods
    $400 21
It's the type of piano seen here
    $400 17
Sink your teeth into a Granny Smith & you'll be eating this
    $400 27
This group's second CD was a holiday special, 1998's "Home for Christmas"
    $500 12
This singer's blue-collar music is a celebration of the common man
    $500 28
The rainbow from her 1999 "Rainbow" CD was plastered on T-shirts & sold via the Internet
    $500 9
Athena gave this maiden snaky hair & a face so hideous that a glimpse of it would turn men to stone
    $500 22
Often done to trees, it's also done to people who are removed from their native land
    $500 29
It's the 4-letter term for soybean curd that can be used to make cheesecake & even hot dogs

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

Akshai Heather Matthew
$2,200 $100 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Akshai Heather Matthew
$3,400 -$300 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yeah, math!)
10, 11 OR 12
(Alex: The correct response will be one of those.)
    $200 5
This title character in an 1876 novel asks, "Does a boy get a chance to whitewash a fence every day?"
    $200 10
3-D crowds cheer on Mia Hamm in the SouthPeak Interactive game in this sport
    $200 1
Over 98% of the people in Austria speak this official language of Austria
    $200 25
For many years even scientists refused to believe in the existence of this duckbilled, egg-laying mammal
    $200 19
An improper fraction is rude enough to have a numerator greater than or equal to this
    $200 14
Signs of the Zodiac
    $400 6
In this novel, Capt. Ahab says his men have been hired to "chase that white whale on both sides of land"
    $400 11
In "The World is Not Enough" you're this agent, secret agent
    $400 2
You might tiptoe through the tulips when you're in this country, seen here
    $400 26
The Maine coon cat is named for its resemblance to this ring-tailed critter
    $400 20
In its lowest terms, a .400 batting average in baseball is this fraction
    $400 15
Days of Christmas in the popular song
    $600 7
He's the author whose work is presented here, with a little help from our friend Wishbone
    $600 12
In "Hey You", this Pokemon, you control the little critter on your Nintendo with voice commands
    $600 3
The University of British Columbia is based in this city, British Columbia's largest
    DD: $1,300 27
The Japanese giant salamander is the largest of these animals that spend part of their lives in the water
    $600 21
It's the decimal form of the fraction 3/1000
    $600 16
Amendments in the Bill of Rights
    $800 8
The one word uttered by Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven"
    $800 17
Simon & Schuster sent Red (plain) & Yellow (peanut), stars of this candy line, on a search for "The Lost Formulas"
    $800 4
A symbol of the millennium, the big wheel seen here is officially known as this British city's "Eye"
    $800 28
Peba is another name for the 9-banded type of this armored creature that's found in Texas
    $800 22
To divide a number by 3/4, multiply the number by this fraction
    $800 23
Players on each side of the ball in an NFL game
    $1000 9
Sadly, in a James Fenimore Cooper novel Chingachgook was called "The Last of" this group
    $1000 18
Abe & now Munch take "Oddysees" on this planet
    DD: $1,000 13
Inca Kola has been called the national beverage of this South American country in which it's made
    $1000 29
When disturbed, the 6-foot-long common species of this lizard will drop from its tree into water
    $1000 30
It's how you express the fraction 7/4 as a mixed number
    $1000 24
Faces on a decahedron

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Akshai Heather Matthew
$10,800 $2,000 $4,900
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1860s an early version of this was called the velocipede, from Latin words meaning "quick" & "feet"

Final scores:

Akshai Heather Matthew
$11,700 $0 $100
Winner: $5,000 minimum + trip for 4 to Universal Studios, Orlando + $5,000 bonus if week's high scorer 3rd place: gift certificate & trip for 4 to Universal Studios, Orlando 2nd place: gift certificate & trip for 4 to Universal Studios, Orlando

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Akshai Heather Matthew
$10,800 $3,300 $4,100
24 R,
0 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 2000-08-08
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