Show #4627 - Tuesday, October 19, 2004

2004-B Kids Week game 2.


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Emily Riippa, a 12-year-old seventh grader from Grand Rapids, Michigan

Nithya Kubendran, an 11-year-old seventh grader from Quartz Hill, California

Jake Houser, a 12-year-old seventh grader from Aptos, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from Yellowstone National Park.) Reliably, every half to 2 1/2 hours, this most famous of geysers fires out about 5,000 gallons of water
    $200 11
Patrick, Gary & Squidward
    $200 1
Dial this 3-digit number on the phone to get emergency help
    $200 2
"Child of the Morning" is the story of Hatshepsut, a woman who ruled this country as a pharaoh
    $200 16
This aviation pioneer, who died in 1948, outlived his brother Wilbur by 35 years
    $200 21
On TV, Sabrina is a "Teenage" one
    $400 27
(All four Clue Crew members listen to an animal howl as they sit around the campfire at dusk in Yellowstone National Park. Sarah reads.) You can hear the call of this animal which was re-introduced to Yellowstone in the 1990s
    $400 12
Ash, Misty, Brock & Pikachu
    $400 3
If you labor 40 hours in a 5-day work week, you're averaging this many hours per work day
    $400 4
This Danish fairy tale author wrote an autobiography called "The Fairy Tale of My Life"
    $400 17
After adopting the Black Muslim faith in 1964, boxer Cassius Clay adopted this new name
    $400 22
In this high-flying game, balls called bludgers can knock players off their brooms
    $600 28
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reads from Yellowstone National Park.) Yellowstone has hot springs because this layer of the earth is extra thin here, so molten rock isn't far down
    $600 13
Apu, Krusty the Clown, Marge, Lisa & Maggie
    $600 8
Synonyms for happiness include being "in seventh heaven" & "on" this number "cloud"
    $600 5
His first "Jungle Book" was so popular that he published his "Second Jungle Book" in 1895
    $600 18
Buonarroti was the last name of this Italian artist who was famous for painting the Sistine Chapel ceiling
    $600 23
He's Lilo's mischievous alien pal
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from Yellowstone National Park.) The gases emitted by Yellowstone's thermal features contain this element--atomic number 16--accounting for a distinctive smell
    $800 14
Wanda, Vanessa, Bernie, Jordan & Bryana
    $800 9
If you throw 12 strikes in a row in a game of bowling, you'll achieve this perfect score
    DD: $1,000 6
Chapter 25 of this book is called "The First Wedding" & it described Meg's marriage to John Brooke
    $800 19
Golda Meir, a former school teacher, was prime minister of this country from 1969 to 1974
    $800 24
Throw a baseball, or set up a tent
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from Yellowstone National Park.) This backbone of North America separating east- from west-flowing rivers cuts through the plateau of Yellowstone Park
    $1000 15
Michael Kelso, Steve Hyde, Fez & Donna Pinciotti
    $1000 10
When you celebrate a semicentennial, you're celebrating the passage of this many years
    $1000 7
This author said that he was acting in a play with his kids when he came up with the idea for "A Tale of Two Cities"
    $1000 20
Released from prison in 1990, he won a Nobel prize in 1993 & became president of South Africa a year later
    $1000 25
It diverts a train from one track to another

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

Jake Nithya Emily
$1,600 $2,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Nithya Emily
$2,400 $5,000 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
Nutty about "The Nutcracker"? You've probably seen it during this month (that's the month it was first performed, too)
    $400 4
The name of this day of the week honors Thor, the Norse god of thunder
    $400 24
Joe Shuster & Jerry Siekel were barely into their teens when they created this comic book hero
    $400 12
In 1986 it was discovered that this famous comet was about 80% ice & 15% frozen carbon dioxide
    $400 1
White icing made to look like blocks of ice tops the cake named for this Eskimo dwelling
    $400 21
At 7'6", this center from China would be a big part of a Houston Rockets championship dynasty
    $800 13
Warning: If you play the role of Jemmy in the opera "William Tell", you'll get one of these shot off your head
    $800 5
This word for another person's life story comes from Greek words meaning "life" & "written"
    $800 25
Louis XIV was only 4 years old when he became king of this country in 1643
    $800 17
This constellation known as "The Lion" was named by the ancient Sumerians over 5,000 years ago
    $800 2
Betty Crocker's recipe for Raggedy Ann Salad uses grated cheese for hair & these dried fruits for eyes
    $800 22
As an NBA head coach, he won 6 titles with the Bulls & 3 with the Lakers
    $1200 14
Haydn wrote several operas for these stringed toys, but someone must be hidin' them; most of them are lost
    $1200 6
Call it a tadpole or call it this 8-letter word, it's still a newly hatched frog
    $1200 26
In 1808 at age 5, war hero Luis Alves de Lima e Silva joined an infantry unit in this large South American country
    $1200 18
It's estimated that more than 1,000 of these bodies greater than 18 miles in diameter orbit between Mars & Jupiter
    $1200 9
It's fun to make the saltwater type of this candy because you get to pull it & stretch it before you cut it
    $1200 23
The non-law firm of Wallace & Wallace (Ben & Rasheed) led this team to the 2003-04 NBA Championship
    $1600 15
Odile & Prince Sigfried are the deux-o who dance the Black Swan pas de deux in this ballet
    $1600 7
Adjectives describe nouns & pronouns; these words, like very & quickly, can modify adjectives & verbs
    $1600 27
By the age of 5 this 18th century child prodigy known as Wolferl was already composing music
    DD: $400 19
Called the Earth's twin, this planet's surface features are obscured by thick clouds of sulfuric acid
    $1600 10
A baked potato becomes "three men in a boat" with a cheese sail & 3 of the button type of these fungi for the men
    $1600 29
Go crazy & name this Toronto Raptor whose nickname is "Vinsanity"
    $2000 16
In an opera based on history, the pharaoh Akhenaten gives up polygamy for this beautiful queen
    $2000 8
This word means paralyzed by fear or turned to stone, like a forest that's a National Park in Arizona
    $2000 28
In mythology these young twin brothers founded Rome
    $2000 20
As seen from the Earth, the brightest star excluding the sun is this "Dog Star"
    $2000 11
To make candle salad, stand a banana upright for your candle & top it with this maraschino fruit for a flame
    DD: $100 30
In 2004 he joined MJ & "The Big O" as the only NBA rookies to average 20 points, 5 rebounds & 5 assists

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Nithya Emily
$9,600 $14,500 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With a common nickname that refers to its size, this is the largest island in the United States

Final scores:

Jake Nithya Emily
$3,600 $9,000 $14,800
3rd place: $1,000 + an AOL for Broadband computer package 2nd place: $2,000 + an AOL for Broadband computer package Winner: $14,800 + an AOL for Broadband computer package

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jake Nithya Emily
$9,600 $14,400 $15,000
16 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2004-08-24
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