Show #3922 - Tuesday, September 25, 2001

2001 Back to School Week game 2.


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Eric Webb, a 12-year-old from Austin, Texas

Aki Terasaki, an 11-year-old from Newark, Delaware

Whitney Dearden, an 11-year-old from Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the people, you have to identify their occupations.)
(Alex: And, yes, you will have to spell the correct response.)
    $100 1
The message "Some pig", spun by a spider, convinces a farmer to save Wilbur in this book
    $100 6
Donna Karan,
    $100 11
Celebrated on November 11, it honors those who served in our Armed Forces
    $100 16
Because of its hue, Mars is known as this "colorful" planet
    $100 22
Pat Sajak's was one of the stars temporarily removed from this street during its subway construction
    $100 21
Go north, young person & spell...
    DD: $500 2
Meg Murry finds out that this title phenomenon, also called a tesseract, exists in a Madeleine L'Engle novel
    $200 7
Julia Child,
Emeril Lagasse
    $200 12
Holiday celebrated in the parade seen here
    $200 17
In the H.G. Wells novel "War of the Worlds", invading Martians attack this capital city of England
    $200 23
You can check out the Nixon library in Yorba Linda or this '80s president's library in Simi Valley
    $200 27
Get onboard & cruise to the spelling of...
    $300 3
The subtitle of this J.R.R. Tolkien novel is "There and Back Again"
    $300 8
David Blaine,
David Copperfield
    $300 13
In 1621 Pilgrims celebrated the first traditional Thanksgiving in this Massachusetts colony
    $300 18
Phobos & Deimos are the names of these 2 objects that orbit Mars
    $300 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads the clue from the Page Museum.) The big tooth seen here is from this ancient relative of the elephant whose name means "big"
    $300 28
Brace yourself & spell...
    $400 4
This Philip Pullman series includes "The Golden Compass", "The Subtle Knife" & "The Amber Spyglass"
    $400 9
Ruth Bader Ginsburg,
William Rehnquist
    $400 14
Also known as Shrove Tuesday, this lively celebration is held on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
    $400 19
Meteorites from Mars have been found on this cold continent at the bottom of the world
    $400 25
This "Eye" network's "Television City" is next to the Farmer's Market
    $400 29
Everyone agrees you can spell...
    $500 5
Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" books chronicle the lives of these 3 orphans
    $500 10
Jeb Bush,
Gray Davis
    $500 15
In 1915 President Wilson proclaimed that the second Sunday in May would be this annual holiday
    $500 20
Olympus Mons, one of these lava-spewing openings in Mars' surface, is over 16 miles high
    $500 26
Tiffany's, Versace & Chanel are among the names on stores on this famous Beverly Hills street
    $500 30
Get nosy & spell...

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

Whitney Aki Eric
$1,700 $1,300 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Whitney Aki Eric
$2,700 $1,100 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Correct responses are words that will be spelled the same frontwards and backwards)
    $200 3
This animal heard here is also called the king of the beasts
    $200 12
This team sport is known as football in most of the world, but we call it this
    $200 18
In a famous kite experiment, this Statesman proved that lightning is a form of electricity
    $200 25
It's the state featured on the quarter here
    $200 5
Bummer, dude! Getting otitis media before a rock concert totally messes up this all-important sense
    $200 1
Dad's "Other half"
    $400 4
"Big bad" beast heard here
    $400 14
The Indianapolis 500 is one of the major events in this sport
    $400 19
One of the first Europeans to reach North America was this son of Eric the Red
    $400 27
A yellow jessamine, a palmetto tree & a Carolina Wren show off this state's nature
    $400 9
Your tactile sense; it can proverbially be this "& go"
    $400 2
When the shadow on your sundial is pointing due north, it's this time
    $600 6
This big fella of northern North America is named for its grizzled fur
    $600 13
This sport involves using a long shaft to swing yourself up & over a crossbar
    $600 22
Winning a military victory in 47 B.C., this Roman general said, "I came, I saw, I conquered"
    $600 28
Seen here this state's quarter features Narragansett Bay
    $600 10
If you have the "Second" type of this sense, you already knew you'd answer this clue correctly
    $600 17
Craft illustrated here
    $800 7
The African animal heard here, it comes in Mountain & Lowland types
    $800 15
Derek Jeter & Pedro Martinez play this professional sport
    DD: $300 23
In 1804 this man crowned himself Emperor of France
    $800 29
The quarter for this state features a race horse; we can't tell if it's standing on bluegrass
    $800 11
You can have a lack of it in fashion, or use chemoreceptor cells to aid it at Chuck E. Cheese's
    DD: $1,000 20
Air traffic controllers keep their eyes glued to this screen, following the blips on it
    $1000 8
This type of "Dog" heard here doesn't sound much like rover
    $1000 21
(Cheryl of the clue crew swings a club on a golf course) On my way to the green I've ended up in this turbulent part of a golf course
    $1000 24
This 17th century English sea captain gave his name to a large North American bay, a river & a strait
    $1000 30
This state's Governor Zell Miller selected a peach of a quarter
    $1000 16
Use your septum & posterior nares to help get this sense of your surroundings
    $1000 26
Piece of paper that says you own the property

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Whitney Aki Eric
$7,100 $3,100 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Selling over 12 million copies, this singer's 1999 album is the bestselling album by a teenage solo artist

Final scores:

Whitney Aki Eric
$9,100 $5,700 $12,100
2nd place: $9,100 3rd place: $5,700 Winner: $12,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Whitney Aki Eric
$6,900 $2,800 $9,100
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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Game tape date: 2001-08-13
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