Show #6186 - Monday, July 4, 2011

2011 Kids Week game 1.


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Charlotte Scott, a twelve-year-old from Washington, D.C.

Aria Gerson, an eleven-year-old from Orem, Utah

Graham Doskoch, a twelve-year-old from Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Longfellow: "there was a little girl, who had a little" this, "right in the middle of her forehead
    $200 1
One team member runs post patterns & buttonhooks
    $200 26
You may recognize this bird as a cartoon... here's one of the 175 species in real life
    $200 8
It's the only mammal that can fly
    $200 16
Sharing its name with a garment, it's a piece of land that juts into a body of water, like the one of Good Hope
    $200 21
"Easy as" this, be it farmhouse raisin or double berry icebox
    $400 7
Charles Kingsley: "And round the world away; young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog his"
    $400 2
Complete requirements: wall, fist, rubber sphere
    $400 9
It's the only one of the Great Lakes to lie entirely within the United States
    $400 17
Arabia is the world's largest one of these pieces of land nearly surrounded by water
    $400 22
When you "spill" these, tell us if they are Jacob's cattle or moth types
    $600 13
T.S. Eliot: "Macavity's a mystery cat: he's called the hidden paw--for he's the master criminal who can defy" this
    $600 3
As Landon Donovan knows, using hands is a no-no for the majority of the players
    $600 10
It remains the only Communist country in the Americas
    $600 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on a monitor.) After noticing the area where the Nile River drains into the Mediterranean resembles a Greek letter, Herodotus was the first to use this term for the deposit of mud & sand at the mouth of a river
    $600 23
"Cool as a" this; the English variety can grow up to 2 feet long
    $800 14
Ogden Nash: "A child need not be very clever / To learn that 'Later, dear' means" this
    $800 4
Depending on the distance, field goals can be worth 2 or 3 points
    $800 11
With its last notable eruption in 1944 (nothing like 79 A.D.). it's the only active volcano on the European mainland
    DD: $1,000 19
It's the 2-word term for the Rocky Mountain ridge that separates rivers flowing east & west
    $800 24
"Life is just a bowl of" these; one sour type is the dark mahogany red morello
    $1000 15
Robert Louis Stevenson: "A child should always say what's true / And speak when he is" this
    $1000 5
Teams of 6 each hit the ball back & forth over a high net
    $1000 12
Forget Pluto--this farthest planet from the sun is the only planet that can't be seen without a telescope
    $1000 20
From a French word meaning "mound", it's a steep-sided, flat-topped hill like the one seen here in Wyoming
    $1000 25
"The proof is in" this, which can be thickened with anything from eggs to cornstarch to flour

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

Graham Aria Charlotte
$5,000 $1,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Graham Aria Charlotte
$4,600 $1,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In April 1778 this American naval hero attempted to kidnap the Earl of Selkirk; it didn't work--the earl wasn't home
    $400 18
This "Big Red dog" on PBS
    $400 6
55 + 25 - 5
    $400 11
It's the flag of an army or a country, not just a star-spangled one
    $400 16
Nearly twice as large as Canada, it covers 11% of the Earth's land surface
    $400 24
It's the smallest unit into which matter can be divided & still keep the properties of an element
    $800 2
To save ammunition during this 1775 battle, Patriots were ordered, "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes"
    $800 22
This "so random!" Disney series starring Demi Lovato
    $800 7
5 + 6 - 16
    $800 12
A thesaurus lists antonyms & these, just the opposite
    $800 17
Laos, Nepal & North Korea are among the 14 nations that border it
    $800 27
The unit of length called the angstrom is equal to one 10 billionth of one of these units that's a bit more than a yard
    $1200 3
In February 1778 Baron Friedrich von Steuben arrived at this Pennsylvania site to train the Continental Army
    $1200 23
Zack & Cody & friends on this series set on board the S.S. Tipton
    $1200 8
3 x 7 x 11
    DD: $2,000 13
A deep red color: as a verb, it means "to abandon on an island"
    $1200 19
The people of this country, home to the world's largest tropical rain forest, speak Portuguese
    $1200 28
This smallest recognized dog breed may derive from another tiny animal, the fennec fox
    DD: $400 4
The Treaty of Paris of 1783 extended the border of the U.S. west to this river
    $1600 25
Reruns of this sitcom with John Stamos as uncle Jesse & the very young Olsen twins as Michelle Tanner
    $1600 9
325 ÷ 5 ÷ 5
    $1600 14
The name of this type of teeny tiny blood vessel comes from the Latin for "pertaining to hair"
    $1600 20
This country's highest point, Mount Kosciuszko, lies in the state of New South Wales
    $1600 29
Discovered in a swamp in 2006, a new species of this is less than a third of an inch long, fins & all
    $2000 5
This Connecticut native was a general in both the American & British armies during the war
    $2000 26
"Cats 101" followed by "Whale Wars" on this Discovery cable channel
    $2000 10
1/3 + 1/4
    $2000 15
These segmented sensory appendages on the heads of insects are thought to be touch & smell receptors
    $2000 21
The territory of this largest U.N. member country situated only on islands includes Bali & the Molucca islands
    $2000 30
Guinness says the smallest footprint made by one of these, back in the Jurassic period, is just .7 inches long

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Graham Aria Charlotte
$21,800 $9,800 $3,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Introduced in 1963, this internationally known character wears a size 29EEE shoe

Final scores:

Graham Aria Charlotte
$21,800 $6,401 $1,200
Winner: $21,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Graham Aria Charlotte
$21,000 $10,800 $4,400
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2011-03-07
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