Show #3700 - Friday, October 6, 2000

2000 Back to School Week game 5.


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Andrew Bryson, a 12-year-old from Durham, North Carolina

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Michael Bergen, a 12-year-old from Clarksville, Tennessee

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, I hope you've watched the...)
    $100 9
It's the square root of 81
    $100 4
Seen here, this is a real "hands-on" instrument
    $100 19
In December 1620, 3 months after leaving Plymouth, England, this ship arrived at Plymouth, Massachusetts
    $100 2
Of 270, 2,700 or 27,000, the one closest to the total number of languages in the world
    $100 1
Major cities in this country include Marseilles, Orleans & Lyon
    $100 24
Ranger Smith works in this park
    $200 11
156 divided by 6
    $200 5
The name of this small guitar-like instrument popular in Hawaii is Hawaiian for "jumping flea"
    $200 20
From the type of animal that he hunted, wild west legend William Cody was better known by this nickname
    $200 3
1 of the 2 official languages of Israel
    $200 12
Most ruins of the civilizations of the ancient Spartans & Athenians can be found in this European nation
    $200 27
He was brought into "The Flintstones" to give Pebbles a playmate
    $300 13
5 cubed
    $300 10
You need a lot of hot air to play this instrument
    $300 21
A great gold rush in 1848 sent thousands of people rushing to this state
    $300 6
Ello-hay is the way to say hello in this funny form of "Latin"
    $300 14
The Apennines mountain chain occupies the center of this European nation's boot-like peninsula
    $300 28
Daphne & Velma are the women in this dog's gang
    $400 15
They're all of the factors of 8
    $400 25
This orchestral giant can have up to 48 strings & measure nearly 6 feet tall
    $400 22
More lives were lost in this war that began in 1939 than in any other war in history
    $400 7
This is the universally accepted international language on international airline flights
    $400 17
The University of Limerick is a leading educational institution in this European nation
    $400 29
This boy genius would prefer his sister Dee Dee stay out of his laboratory
    $500 16
1/3 plus 1/4
    $500 26
This string quartet instrument that's deeply pitched & slightly larger than a violin has a similar name
    $500 23
He was searching for the island of Bimini & the Fountain of Youth when he landed off Florida in 1513
    DD: $900 8
Portuguese is the official language of this largest South American country
    $500 18
King Juan Carlos I is the reigning monarch of this European nation of about 40 million people
    $500 30
The network's website has new adventures of this group made up of Fleegle, Bingo, Drooper & Snorky

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

Michael Emily Andrew
$200 $500 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Emily Andrew
$600 $900 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
Idaho's capital; it's the state's largest city as well
    $200 3
For the Big Apple Circus, it takes a crew of 35 5 hours to set this up, & 3 hours to take it down
    $200 4
A popular series of books by Madeleine L'Engle kicks off with "A Wrinkle in" this
    $200 13
The thing is a cut of beef near the neck; the person is TV host Woolery
    $200 18
Fruit grown in a vineyard
    $200 2
During liftoff, these reusable spacecraft, like the Atlantis, reach speeds over 3,000 MPH
    $400 24
The name of this U.S.-Mexico river is Spanish for "large river"
    $400 25
The Flying Gaonas are famous for performing on this "flying" apparatus
    $400 5
Of ride a bike, learn the alphabet or perform open-heart surgery, what Curious George never did
    $400 14
The place is an Asian country; the thing is cups & plates made from ceramic materials
    $400 19
They're defined as "plants in the wrong place"; ideally, they should be pulled out of your garden weekly
    $400 6
In 1983 a record low temperature, -128.6 degrees F., was recorded at Vostok on this icy continent
    DD: $1,000 26
It's both the farthest north & the farthest west of the Great Lakes
    $600 28
Cirque du Soleil's Mystere show, seen here, is a highlight of the Treasure Island resort in this desert city
    $600 10
In her "Files" & "Mysteries" she solves crimes in a format for older teens; her "Notebooks" are for kids
    $600 15
The place is part of a city enclosed by 4 streets; the thing is a small cube kids use in building
    $600 20
Knowing that some irises start as these, not seeds, should make a light go on above your head
    $600 7
This large bird can grow up to 8 feet tall, weigh 345 pounds & have eyeballs 2 inches in diameter
    $800 27
Sometimes called the "Tip of the Continent", it's the only U.S. mountain whose peak exceeds 20,000 feet
    $800 29
You might learn to juggle or even ride an elephant at the Circus World Museum in Baraboo in this dairy state
    $800 11
Milo meets a watchdog named Tock on his journey in this classic book
    DD: $2,600 16
The person is a famous car manufacturer; the place is a spot shallow enough to cross a river
    $800 21
The yellow & white flower seen here; Donald might "duck" out to get some as a gift
    $800 8
This country that has Helsinki as its capital has almost one cell phone for every 2 people
    $1000 1
This vast southern California desert is a chief source of boron, which is used in nuclear reactors
    $1000 30
In a 1999 TV miniseries, Beau Bridges played this great circus showman
    $1000 12
The Reverend Awdry's tales of this tank engine began as bedtime stories for his kids
    $1000 17
The person is a policeman in slang; the thing is a reddish-brown metal
    $1000 22
It's a miniature garden in a glass container
    $1000 9
The Goliath bird-eating variety of this arachnid can grow up to 11 inches across

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Emily Andrew
$6,000 $2,500 $11,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its nose is 4 1/2 feet long, its right arm stretches 42 feet & its torch is 21 feet tall

Final scores:

Michael Emily Andrew
$12,000 $5,000 $16,000
2nd place: gift certificate & trip for 4 to Universal Studios, Orlando 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

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Emily Andrew
$5,600 $5,100 $10,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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Game tape date: 2000-08-08
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