Show #4378 - Wednesday, September 24, 2003

2003 Back to School Week game 3.
Game data retrieved from an alternate archive.


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Suzie Turnage, a twelve-year-old seventh-grader from Panama City, Florida

Raymond Singh, a twelve-year-old from Phoenix, Arizona

Cody Boutilier, a seventh-grader from Lake Forest, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In September 1992 Mae Jemison blasted off aboard this as the first African-American woman in space
    $200 21
Try to spend a full day exploring the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza when you visit this country
    $200 10
The tricuspid valve in this organ keeps blood in the right ventricle from flowing back into the right atrium
    $200 7
Rerun is Linus' little brother in this comic strip
    $200 8
In 1620 it took this ship 66 days to sail from England to Massachusetts
    $200 6
This word is the same in singular or plural, so Dr. Seuss was correct when he wrote "One" This "Two" This
    $400 2
In 1961 Fred Moore stood watch as the first black guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in this cemetery
    $400 22
You'll see giraffes up close if you stay at Giraffe Manor in this African country that starts with the letter "k"
    $400 11
The thick, triangular deltoid muscle, which allows the arm to be raised, covers this joint
    $400 12
In 2003 this lasagna-loving cat celebrated his 25th anniversary as a comic strip character
    $400 18
Guinness says the longest one of these very chilly periods on Earth lasted 70 million years
    $400 9
The plural of house isn't hice, as you might think when you learn this rodent plural
    $600 3
From 1969 to 1983 Shirley Chisholm served New York state in this U.S. Gov't. body that elects its members every 2 years
    $600 23
If you're at least 39" tall, you can ride the Mountain Slidewinder at this Dolly Parton theme park
    DD: $600 17
A dilator muscle enlarges this part of the eye to allow more light in
    $600 16
This Great Dane lives with Dottie, Phil, Barbara & Billy Winslow
    $600 24
I get tired just walking to the fridge, so I'm not going to attempt a marathon, a run just over this many miles
    $600 13
The "s" may not go where you think in this plural for the wives of your brothers
    $800 4
Now a member of President Bush's Cabinet, this Army man is the son of Jamaican immigrants
    $800 19
The lower leg consists of 2 bones: the tibia & this slightly smaller one
    $800 25
In a Mike Peters comic strip, Attila is Mother Goose's cat; he's Mother Goose's dog
    $800 14
Disney popularized one plural for these little people; Tolkien preferred another one
    $1000 5
Chemist Lloyd Quarterman worked on the 1940s "Manhattan Project" & helped build the first of these weapons
    $1000 20
In addition to producing insulin, this organ produces digestive juices used to break down food
    $1000 15
"Tooth" & this part at the other end of your body form plurals by changing their interior vowel sound

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

Cody Raymond Suzie
$3,600 $1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cody Raymond Suzie
$3,600 $2,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Nuclear decay in some atoms can cause the emission of this in the form of alpha & beta particles or gamma rays
    $400 15
Developed in the mid-19th century, it's the communication "code" that uses dots & dashes
    $400 4
He was the top vote getter in the electoral college of 1789
    $400 10
Don't have a cow, man! Nancy Cartwright (yep, a woman) is the voice of this animated bad boy
    $400 8
Traditionally, 2 male dancers play the wicked stepsisters in this ever-popular fairy tale ballet
    $400 9
On the internet, this vowel can precede "zine", "commerce", "mail" & "bay"
    $800 2
The Chilean & Puna species of this large pink bird live in the Andes
    $800 17
Anguage-lay I'm-way eaking-spay
    $800 5
Moving to D.C. in 1800, this judicial body met in the Capitol basement, a library office & a tavern
    $800 24
Cable network on which the visual seen here happens on a regular basis
    $800 23
The famous 1938 ballet about a western outlaw is named for this "kid", not the Sundance Kid
    $800 11
In names of kings & queens, this vowel represents "the first"
    $1200 3
The lowest point of a wave is the trough; this is the highest point of a wave
    $1200 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents in front of a blackboard.) The word "Jeopardy!" is expressed in this ancient system of writing, whose name comes from a term meaning "sacred carving"
    DD: $1,000 6
In 1813 Major Armistead ordered one of these for Fort McHenry so large that the enemy could see it easily from afar
    $1200 25
In this series' 2001 premiere episode, Clark Kent saved the life of budding entrepreneur Lex Luthor
    $1200 28
Robert Atwood choreographed a ballet about this "apprentice" that Mickey Mouse played in "Fantasia"
    $1200 12
This type of "boat" is what Germans call submarines
    $1600 18
This invertebrate phylum includes squids, octopusses, clams & mussels
    $1600 21
The homing or carrier type of this bird has been used to carry messages for 2,000 years
    $1600 7
In March 1804 Lewis & Clark were in this city ready to leave on their expedition when it became part of the U.S.
    $1600 26
Scott Bakula captains a straship called this a century before Captain Kirk does the same
    $1600 29
After seeing this classic Christmas ballet, you'll have visions of the Sugar Plum Fairy dancing in your head
    $1600 13
The capital city of Alaska ends with these 3 vowels
    DD: $3,000 19
Hydrogen means "water forming" & this means "sharp forming" (It was thought it formed acids)
    $2000 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents.) Abbreviated "ASL", it's the language I'm using to do my ABC's
    $2000 16
The people who guided runaway slaves along the Underground Railroad were called these
    $2000 27
You can watch "Charmed" on this network whose spokesfrog wears a top hat
    $2000 14
The 2 vowels that are used to designate a major human blood group

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cody Raymond Suzie
$13,400 $2,400 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The opening to this classic story includes the line "Once upon a time there was a piece of wood"

Final scores:

Cody Raymond Suzie
$0 $3,400 $15,500
3rd place: $1,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate 2nd place: $2,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate Winner: $15,500 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cody Raymond Suzie
$14,400 $5,400 $14,000
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2003-08-26
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