Show #6435 - Friday, August 3, 2012

2012 Kids Week game 5.
Last game of Season 28.


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Hallie Fox, a 12-year-old from Ypsilanti, Michigan

Neha Embar, a 12-year-old from Alpharetta, Georgia

Greg Boscaiu, a 12-year-old from Brea, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
You & your friends can gape at the animals at the Central Park this, where "Madagascar" is set
    $200 6
On July 9, 2011 this shortstop became the first player to reach 3,000 career hits as a Yankee
    $200 1
This desert covers much of the African country of Mali
    $200 26
To close one eye; it can be used as a signal, like to mean "I'm not really serious"
    $200 13
This plaything consists of a pole with foot rests & a strong spring; you work it by bouncing up & down
    $200 18
To offer money for something at an auction
    $400 10
This party place "where a kid can be a kid" used to have "pizza" in its name, now all that's left is the "cheese"
    $400 7
In 2005, she became the first woman to lead a lap in the Indianapolis 500
    $400 2
It's the only country Portugal borders
    $400 27
People will understand your writing better if you put this, also called a full stop, at the end of each sentence
    $400 14
The 2 iron stakes on the pitching court of this game are 40 feet apart
    $400 19
Fast mover of the deep with 10 arms
    $600 11
Amaze your guests in the TImes Square home of Ripley's Believe It or Not--this type of place but starting with "oddi", not "audi"
    $600 8
In 2012 he was the talk of the NBA with 136 points in his first 5 starts for the Knicks
    DD: $400 3
From about 60 miles away, Mount Fuji towers over this capital city
    $600 28
Doing this with 2 fingers in your mouth is an old-fashioned but effective way to hail a taxi
    $600 23
This version of jump rope requires 2 people twirling 2 ropes, one clockwise, one counter-clockwise
    $600 20
The cover of a jar
    $800 12
Celebs like Demi Lovato have celebrated their birthdays at Pinz, whose name tells you it's a venue for this game
    $800 15
In 2000 they became the only sisters in Olympic history to win gold in women's doubles in tennis
    $800 4
Cities in this country include Chennai & Mumbai, formerly Madras & Bombay
    $800 29
He was only 15 when he developed his system of writing for the blind
    $800 24
Violations in this game include stepping onto an opponent's half of the pole & striking the rope instead of the ball
    $800 21
To slip sideways on a road
    $1000 17
At Bounce U this word meaning "designed to be filled with air" is both a noun & an adjective
    $1000 16
This snowboarding champion is known as the "Flying Tomato" for his long red hair
    $1000 5
The 224-mile-long Shannon River flows through this country
    $1000 30
This 5-letter service that lets you video chat with faraway grandmas over the Internet is part of Microsoft
    $1000 25
A standard croquet course may have 6 or 9 of these metal hoops
    $1000 22
An arrangement of straight lines that cross each other to form squares

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Greg Neha Hallie
$3,400 $400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Neha Hallie
$5,200 $5,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Notice the "Z" in quotation marks. In fact, each correct response will end with the letter "Z".)
    $400 11
A type of beetle is named for this outer covering of tree trunks, which it damages
    $400 16
The 2011 movie "Soul Surfer" tells the heroic tale of Bethany Hamilton, who was attacked by one of these
    $400 6
The last flight of one of these took place with the launch of the Atlantis on July 8, 2011
    $400 1
These one-eyed giants forged Zeus' thunderbolts
    $400 26
This stretchy one-piece garment for both sexes was named for a guy, a French acrobat
    $400 21
A peach is covered with it
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Costa Rica.) The chestnut mandible type of this tropical bird has what looks like a disproportionately large bill, but it's actually lightweight & mostly hollow
    $800 17
On Nick 12-year-old Aang must overcome the ruthless fire nation as The "Last" this
    $800 7
In 2006 she became Alaska's first female governor
    $800 2
Daedalus built this maze that confined the Minotaur, but was later imprisoned in it himself
    $800 27
In the ballet "Checkmate", the red one of these gets to die an agonizing death at the hands of the black queen
    $800 22
Jade, Cloe, Sasha & Yasmin were the first 4 of these fashion dolls
    $1200 13
Take 2 letters out of Barracudina to get this better-known predatory fish
    $1200 18
This youngest member of "The Incredibles" doesn't show any superpowers until Syndrome tries to abduct him
    $1200 8
On Jan. 15, 2006 NASA's Stardust spacecraft, having "tailed" this type of celestial body, came back with dust from it
    $1200 3
Only this one of the 3 Gorgons was mortal; Perseus killed her
    $1200 28
Boys' classes often emphasize jumps, maybe even the difficult tour en l'air, which means this in the air
    $1200 23
A ballroom dance, it can also mean something that can be accomplished with little effort
    DD: $3,000 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Harvard Museum of Natural History in Boston Massachusetts) Discovered in 1935, a skull at the Harvard Museum of Natural History is called a type specimen, as it helped paleontologists establish this type of dinosaur
    $1600 19
"Number 6" shows up to help the title alien in this movie that features otherworldly superteens
    $1600 9
Name of the man seen here who has presided over the U.S. Senate since 2009
    $1600 4
Poets gave this name to Amor, the winged boy god of love
    DD: $1,000 29
A boy named Fritz breaks this title gift given to his sister Clara by Drosselmeyer
    $1600 24
Varieties of this round snack cracker made by Nabisco include whole wheat & honey butter
    $2000 15
In 2011 a "lone" one of these predators crossed from Oregon to become California's first wild one since 1924
    $2000 20
Taylor Lautner & Taylor Dooley play these imaginary heroes who come alive to fight Mr. Electric in a 2005 film
    $2000 10
In 2009 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defeated Mir Hossein Moussavi to win re-election as president of this country
    $2000 5
She's Apollo's older twin sister
    $2000 30
After a performance, ballerinas curtsy; men perform a small one of these equivalent gestures
    $2000 25
As a verb it can mean to move swiftly; as a noun, it's one who has remarkable skill

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Neha Hallie
$5,800 $11,400 $19,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This country in the Americas has more than 125,000 miles of coastline, the most of any country in the world

Final scores:

Greg Neha Hallie
$11,600 $21,401 $14,400
3rd place: $1,000 Winner: $21,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Neha Hallie
$7,000 $11,400 $18,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2012-03-05
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