Show #4379 - Thursday, September 25, 2003

2003 Back to School Week game 4.


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Ashley Smith, an eleven-year-old seventh-grader from Greencastle, Indiana

Deirdre Kessler, a ten-year-old from Brooklyn, New York

Ranz Errazo, a sixth-grader from Goose Creek, South Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

C D "B"
WEBSTER'S 3rd P. 2004
    $200 2
It rhymes with noisy
    $200 8
You'll need the equipment seen here to play this popular backyard game
    $200 1
Willy Wonka gives a private tour to 5 lucky kids in this novel by Roald Dahl
    $200 15
In 2001 this Giants outfielder hit 73 home runs, one every 6.5 times at bat
    $200 17
Your tresses, your locks, your mop
    $200 18
A cowboy might mosey into one of these bars
    $400 6
If you go over to Dover, you'll be in the capital of this state
    $400 11
One of the many depictions of this Nepalese-born man is seen here
    $400 3
Stanley Yelnats is sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention facility, in this book by Louis Sachar
    $400 23
This National League team has been playing its home games at Wrigley Field since 1916
    $400 27
It's what you "jump out of" when you're frightened
    $400 19
A sock in the eye hurts; a sockeye is this fish
    $600 7
New York's Erie Canal extends from Buffalo to near this state capital
    $600 12
Be prepared to fly along at breakneck speeds using one of these transports
    DD: $400 4
Middle school students in Florida save endangered miniature owls in this mystery by Carl Hiaasen
    $600 24
It's the position played by the Mets' Mike Piazza & the Yankees' Jorge Posada
    $600 28
It's a blood vessel that carries blood to the heart
    $600 20
Meaning to leap or burst "forth", it's also the name of famous astronaut Ride
    $800 9
Washington-on-the Brazos was the capital of Texas for a short time before this city became its permanent capital
    $800 13
It's the large country of 170 million seen here
    $800 5
"Dinosaurs Before Dark" & "High Tide in Hawaii" are volumes in this "magic" series featuring siblings Jack & Annie
    $800 25
In 1966 the Angels moved from Los Angeles to this city
    $800 29
1 of the 5 parts of your eyeball that fit the category
    $800 21
The living room of a fashionable French home, it's also a place your mom may go for a beauty treatment
    $1000 10
Trenton, the capital of this state, was originally known as Trent's Town
    $1000 14
This weather forecaster can help save you a lot of trouble
    $1000 16
This 12-year-old title character kidnaps Holly Short, a fairy with the LEPrecon unit, to collect fairy gold as ransom
    $1000 26
Nicknamed the "Big Unit", this Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher has led the major leagues in strikeouts 8 times
    $1000 30
With a cleft in it to allow room for the heart, your left one only has 2 lobes instead of 3 like the right
    $1000 22
This genus of bacteria found on poultry & eggs can also be spread by pet turtles

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

Ranz Deirdre Ashley
$2,400 $600 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ranz Deirdre Ashley
$4,400 $4,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
At some points this 4,000-mile-long river is so wide that you can't see from one bank to the opposite side
    $400 11
Unlike Christmas, Easter changes its date yearly, because it's based on this heavenly body
    $400 26
This white-striped weasel relative can accurately spray its foul-smelling liquid as far as 12 feet
    $400 16
In 2003 this little friend of Winnie the Pooh starred in his own "Big Movie"
    $400 1
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the piano) This symbol in the key signature means that instead of (hits a white key), I play (hits a black key)
    $400 21
The center of operations for a business or corporation, it's abbreviated HQ
    $800 7
This country on the west coast of South America is more than 10 times as long as it is wide
    $800 12
July is named for this ancient Roman who practiced calendar reform
    $800 27
Eastern varieties of this "kingly" orange & black butterfly migrate to southern Mexico for the winter
    $800 17
In "The Little Mermaid", it's the name of the sinister sea witch
    $800 2
In fingering diagrams, number 1 is usually assigned to this digit
    $800 22
It's the 2-letter postal abbreviation for Iowa
    $1200 8
The name of this capital city means "good air"
    $1200 13
To get the year on this calendar, add 3,760 to our year (or 3,761 if it's after Rosh Hashanah)
    DD: $3,700 28
This redbreasted thrush is one of the first birds to return north in the spring
    $1200 18
Spaceship Earth, the geosphere at this Disney World theme park, is 180 feet high & weighs 16 million pounds
    $1200 3
(Sofia at the piano) I'm going to play the major chord named for this letter (hits 3 white keys simultaneously with her thumb, middle finger, & pinky)
    $1200 23
An abbreviation for "cap" is lc, which stands for this
    $1600 9
Chimborazo & Cotopaxi are peaks in this South American mountain range
    $1600 14
The astronomical year begins at the vernal equinox, when the sun crosses this line
    $1600 29
The giant species of this "mad" wasp was introduced into the U.S. from Europe in the mid-1800s
    $1600 19
In "The Jungle Book", he's the happy-go-lucky bear who befriends Mowgli
    $1600 4
Haruko Kataoka is the co-creator of the piano version of this music-teaching method
    $1600 24
When looking up words in a dictionary, you should know that pref. & suff. stand for these word elements
    $2000 10
It's the heavenly Venezuelan landmark seen here
    DD: $2,000 15
When there are 190 days left in the year, it's this month
    $2000 30
Most of these tailed amphibians live on land but mate & lay their eggs in water
    $2000 20
This movie originally with Hayley Mills & Hayley Mills was remade in 1998 with Lindsay Lohan & Lindsay Lohan
    $2000 5
(Sofia demonstrates at the piano.) "Legato" means to play smoothly, connecting the notes; this Italian word means the opposite
    $2000 25
On a map, "Isth." refers to this geographical feature

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ranz Deirdre Ashley
$12,000 $8,300 $13,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

His given name is Eldrick; his more famous nickname honors his father's Vietnam War buddy

Final scores:

Ranz Deirdre Ashley
$11,000 $4,600 $2,600
Winner: $11,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate 2nd place: $2,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate 3rd place: $1,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ranz Deirdre Ashley
$12,400 $12,000 $15,600
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2003-08-26
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