Show #5740 - Friday, July 17, 2009

2009 Kids Week game 5.


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Kevin Yokum, a 12-year-old from New Orleans, Louisiana

Thulasi Seshan, a 12-year-old from Draper, Utah

Cate Heine, a 12-year-old from Louisville, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
you're jogging in Johannesburg
    $200 12
Ms. Dibbs knows a lot about Iran--I bet she works for this spy agency based in Langley, Virginia
    $200 21
Dry a grape & it becomes this
    $200 11
Name of the Mother Goose thief represented here--what a son of a piper
    $200 26
When we first meet this title character in a 2008 Pixar film, his only friend is his pet, cockroach, Hal
    $200 1
Once you turn 18 it's your "duty" as a U.S. citizen to serve on one of these groups in court when called
    $400 6
you're lounging in Lima, the capital
    $400 13
You buy the P.E. teacher's soccer injury story? He hurt his knee jumping police cars on a Harley-Davidson this, duh
    $400 22
A prune is this fruit before it becomes shriveled
    $400 17
"'I say!' murmured" this Seuss animal, "'I've never heard tell of a small speck of dust that is able to yell"'
    $400 27
Monsieur Le Pelt joins Cruella de Vil in the chase for 102 of these in a 2000 sequel
    $400 2
When this cools quickly after an eruption, it can form a type of glass called obsidian
    $600 7
you're modeling in Milan, population 1.3 million
    $600 14
Everyone knows Mr. Lee made $100 million working for this Bill Gates co. & now teaches for $1 a year
    $600 23
A cucumber that's put in a solution called brine becomes this
    $600 18
This E.B. White guy "is no ordinary mouse... he lives in New York City with his parents (&) his older brother George"
    $600 30
Yes, that's Hayden Panettiere befriending one of these animals (who thinks he's a racehorse) in "Racing Stripes"
    $600 3
It's a song, frequently sung in church, in praise of God
    $800 8
you're hopping in Helsinki
    $800 15
Mr. Conklin was a captain when the U.S. Navy was attacked at this site in Hawaii in 1941--he's that old!
    $800 24
Warm some milk & add specialized bacteria, separate out the curd clumps, then shape & age the curd to make this
    $800 19
"One False Note" & "The Maze of Bones" are part of a book series with this number of "Clues" in its title
    $800 28
When Andi & Bruce need to find a place for their pup to live, they create this title lodging in a 2008 film
    $800 4
The 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet, it's also the lower front part of your leg
    $1000 9
you're resting in Riyadh
    $1000 16
Ms. Lenox' only friend is a vicious dog called a Doberman this, & the last kid who trick or treated her is still missing
    $1000 25
Take a legume whose pod develops underground, roast it, then grind it into a paste to make this
    $1000 20
In 1990 she penned "Fudge-a-Mania"; are you there, contestants? It's me, this children's book author
    $1000 29
In a 2007 film this mutt was able to leap tall buildings in a single bound after a mishap in the lab of Simon Barsinister
    DD: $600 10
This soft underlayer of feathers from a duck or goose is used to stuff pillows

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

Cate Thulasi Kevin
$1,000 $1,400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cate Thulasi Kevin
$2,400 $3,200 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
In 1902 in Montana, paleontologist Barnum Brown unearthed the first specimen of this dinosaur "king"
    $400 1
    $400 8
Let's "rush" over to Knott's Berry Farm & let an old prospector teach us how to pan for this
    $400 10
Scholars have referred to the years 1585 to 1592 as "the Lost Years" of this English playwright
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew picks your brain.) Hold a toothpick near your fingertips--it won't break no matter how hard you try; but move it above your knuckles, & it's easy thanks to this principle that increases mechanical advantage
    $400 25
It can follow shepherd's, cherry or mud
    $800 30
Hadrosaurus & Corythosaurus are among dinosaurs that had ths type of bill, like a platypus
    $800 2
double axel,
figure 8
    $800 9
You can dine with Shamu at the watery parks named this
    $800 12
In 1776 she took over the family upholstering business; she also made flags for the Navy of Pennsylvania
    $800 18
You can use a piece of string to pick up an ice cube if you first sprinkle the ice with this stuff, sodium chloride
    $800 24
This word meaning "also" also sounds like a number
    DD: $4,500 29
The oviraptor's name means that it stole these from other dinosaurs but new evidence sugests that it was misnamed
    $1200 3
    $1200 11
The Ghost Train at N.C.'s Tweetsie Railroad starts choo-chooing in this scary month, but you can order tickets now
    DD: $4,000 13
He got 34 patents for the telephone, but don't say Bell; he also got 389 for electric light & power
    $1200 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew tugs a string in a cup.) The paper cup seems to laugh because the wet string is transmitting vibrations that form these waves inside the cup
    $1200 23
Don't feed the creatures at a menagerie, a type of this
    $1600 28
This 3-horned plant-eater's 10-foot-long head is said to be the largest ever possessed by a land animal
    $1600 4
power play,
blue line
    $1600 15
The rides at Elitch Gardens are a mile high, since the park's in this "Mile High City" in Colorado
    $1600 14
This Confederate Gen. & Virginian opposed secession but "could take no part in an invasion of the Southern states"
    $1600 21
Rub a comb on your arm & you can use it to make the water from a faucet bend toward it thanks to this electricity
    $1600 22
A charge for services
    $2000 27
This dinosaur known for the bony plates along its back had multiple spikes at the end of its tail for protection
    $2000 5
pommel horse,
uneven bars
    $2000 7
Whee! Test Track, one of Disney World's fastest rides, is in this park with a 5-letter name
    $2000 6
In 2001 this woman known for aiding Lewis & Clark was made an honorary sergeant in the Regular Army
    $2000 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew plays a different kind of checkers.) I can knock the bottom checker out without knocking the stack over thanks to this property of matter that tends to keep things in place
    $2000 20
This guy seen here is the second largest bird on the planet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cate Thulasi Kevin
$5,600 $26,100 $17,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He's the only president since 1900 whose last name contains more vowels than consonants

Final scores:

Cate Thulasi Kevin
$11,200 $18,208 $35,599
3rd place: $1,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! for her school 2nd place: $2,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! for her school Winner: $35,599 + Classroom Jeopardy! for his school

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cate Thulasi Kevin
$5,600 $20,000 $18,400
10 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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Game tape date: 2009-03-30
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