Show #5958 - Wednesday, July 7, 2010

2010 Kids Week game 3.


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Bryce Piotrowski, a twelve-year-old from Madison, Wisconsin

Joli Millner, an eleven-year-old from Charlottesville, Virginia

Molly Gier, a twelve-year-old from Chesterfield, Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And you have to spell the important word in the response.)
    $200 2
    $200 7
Just for you, a serving of this layered Italian dish seen here
    $200 1
Make no apology for this classic board game, the game of "sweet revenge"
    $200 19
April 14, 1828:
Noah Webster publishes this type of book
    $200 16
Deep Blue, who beat Garry Kasparov in a chess match in 1997, was actually one of these
    $200 26
Not 7th & not 9th, but the ordinal one in between
    $400 3
    $400 8
How about some Middle East fast food? This sandwich of fried chickpea balls & tahini sauce served in a pita
    $400 12
The hot toys for Christmas 2009 were the hamsters from this brand of "pets" with a double talk name
    $400 20
May 21, 1927:
Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across this body of water
    $400 17
The highest peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains are in this "Tar Heel State"
    $400 27
The element we need to breathe to survive
    $600 4
El Salvador,
Costa Rica
    $600 9
Pretend it's Friday because I've whipped up the New England style of this soup
    $600 13
Bionicle is one of the lines from this brand of building blocks
    $600 21
June 8, 68:
Servius Sulpicius Galba becomes this empire's emperor
    DD: $1,600 18
Spores of Penicillium roqueforti are used to make a blue type of this
    $600 28
The second month of the year
    $800 5
Sierra Leone,
    $800 10
I know it's not Hanukkah, but I've made you some of these traditional potato pancakes anyway
    $800 14
Spheres transform into warriors, like Skyress & Stinglash from this line of battle brawlers
    $800 22
May 9, 1927:
This country's Parliament moves to Canberra
    $800 24
A Russian blue is this type of animal
    $800 29
The written note from a doctor to a pharmacist telling what medicine you need
    $1000 6
    $1000 11
Could I interest you in a big, fat portobello sandwich, the portobello being a type of this?
    $1000 15
Scrabble this is a card game in which players throw down their cards to change existing 4-letter words
    $1000 23
September 14, 1847:
General Winfield Scott captures this western hemisphere capital city
    $1000 25
One of the loudest animals on earth is the blue type of this creature; it can be heard over 500 miles away
    $1000 30
It sounds exactly like the name of a great lake, but it means weird or uncanny

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

Molly Joli Bryce
$200 $4,800 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Joli Bryce
$3,000 $6,000 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yes, the popular magazine.)
(Alex: Each of the correct reponses in that category will be a word that you can form from the letters in "exceptional".)
    $400 16
In his inaugural address, he mentioned that "44 Americans have now taken the Presidential Oath"
    $400 3
Beyonce had us dancing when she sang, "'cause if you liked it then you should've" done this
    $400 8
When Mr. & Mrs. Fox start a family, the babies are called pups, kits or this, like a bear's
    $400 1
"Worm" by Jill Bailey focuses on this kind of worm found in the soil
    $400 22
The photo seen here ran to coincide with an exhibit on the terra-cotta warriors of this country
    $400 21
To force out, like a student from school (but not you, of course!)
    $800 17
Upon the USA's entry into World War I, he told Congress, "We desire no conquest, no dominion"
    $800 4
Sasha Cohen & Evan Lysacek are among those who've dazzled in Smucker's Stars on this
    $800 9
The fantastic Arctic fox changes color with the seasons, from gray or brown in summer to this color in winter
    $800 2
In the kids' book "Granddad's Fishing Buddy", little Sara puts a piece of licorice instead of a worm on this
    $800 23
There's a break in the case of this young king's death: he had a broken leg that could have gotten infected
    $800 26
Term for the daughter of a person's sister or brother
    $1200 18
Only 5'6", this 8th President was a mini-van
    $1200 5
On TV her pets go way beyond cats & dogs, because she's "The Jungle Girl"
    $1200 10
Foxes are members of Canidae, this domestic animal's family
    $1200 13
Doreen Cronin's series of creepy-crawly journals includes this "of a Spider", "of a Fly" & "of a Worm"
    $1200 24
A 2010 cover story shows just how smart & even verbal this species of dolphin is
    DD: $3,000 27
It's a 5-letter word for "poisonous"
    $1600 19
This early 20th century president's foreign policy style was known as "big stick diplomacy"
    $1600 6
She's a goldfish who wants to become human (funny, I'd kind of like to be a goldfish)
    $1600 11
The small gray Bengal fox is found in grassland regions of this subcontinent
    $1600 14
In a book by Leo Lionni, this type of worm is proud that he can measure anything
    $1600 25
The lion seen here is from this desert in southern Africa, where they, very sensibly, do most of their hunting at night
    $2000 20
On Dec. 6, 1973 he took the oath of office as Vice President; 8 months later he succeeded to the presidency
    $2000 7
Madame Medusa & a pair of crocodiles torment the title mice in this Disney classic
    $2000 12
Mr. Fox is not so fantastic if you're raising chickens; there's a proverb about not letting him near this "house"
    DD: $2,000 15
It's really a snake, but this Shakespeare queen asks for "the pretty worm of Nilus, that kills and pains not"
    $2000 28
The photo here was taken in a national park; the distinctive trees are named for this biblical man

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Joli Bryce
$800 $10,000 $7,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 4 U.S. states that border Mexico

Final scores:

Molly Joli Bryce
$1,600 $14,401 $13,700
3rd place: $1,000 Winner: $15,000 + a Lindblad Expeditions family cruise to Mexico's Baja Peninsula 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Molly Joli Bryce
$5,800 $10,000 $6,200
15 R,
8 W
(including 2 DDs)
18 R,
5 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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Game tape date: 2010-03-08
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