Show #4847 - Tuesday, October 11, 2005

2005 Back to School Week game 2.


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Dylan Smith, from the Bronx, New York

Brady Newell, from Derwood, Maryland

Madison Ball, from Montgomery, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In 1492 this man landed on the island of San Salvador & came in contact with Native Americans called Arawaks
    $200 1
This classic Warner Bros. animated duo helps Granny solve mysteries
    $200 6
In the 1600s his findings like the phases of Venus made this Italian think maybe the sun is what stuff revolves around
    $200 11
One more hit in this game & I'll have sunk your title vessel
    $200 14
On the highway this co.'s Corolla gets 40 mpg, its Land Cruiser, 17 (it'll be important to you one day, trust me)
    $200 20
Starbucks & most parents couldn't survive without this drink
    $400 27
The Pawtuxet Indian known as Squanto is famous for teaching the Pilgrims how to plant this crop aka maize
    $400 2
These title crime fighters all live together in a tower that might be even messier than your room
    $400 7
Ares Vallis is one of the larger channels on the surface of this planet
    $400 12
In 1985 Russian computer scientist Alexey Pajitnov created this maddening video game that features blocks
    $400 17
S. Dak., Alaska, Wyo. &, obviously, Hawaii are the only 4 states not on this natl. train co.'s passenger route map
    $400 21
You'll want to visit this building to send a parcel or letter
    $600 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew brings a Native American artifact for show and tell.) Warring tribes often used this ceremonial item to try to settle their differences
    $600 3
Mechanikat is one of the evil adversaries of this new breed of superhero seen here
    DD: $800 8
Using Newton's laws of motion, astronomer Edmund Halley determined that these travel in elliptical orbits
    $600 13
Spinning the Wheel of Fate in this game can take you to Millionaire Estates, or you can end up in Countryside Acres
    $600 18
On May 20, 1927 at 7:52 A.M., Charles Lindbergh took to the skies of New York in this plane
    $600 22
Term for working on a computer that is not on the network
    $800 4
Gaining his powers from exposure to mutagenetic gas, he's the African-American teen superhero seen here
    $800 9
On Jan. 14, 2005 the Huygens Probe soft-landed on this largest moon of Saturn; photos reveal its surface to be orange
    $800 15
This "game for your whole brain" features a big purple brain in the center of the game board
    $800 19
In 2005 Dan Wheldon led a 1-2-3-4 finish at the Indy 500 for cars made by this co., known for its Accord & CR-V
    $800 23
It's the first play of a football game
    $1000 5
Monks in training battle villains for sacred, ancient objects on this action-packed program
    $1000 10
Consisting of a continuous flow of gases from the sun, its top speed may reach 2.25 million miles per hour
    $1000 16
"Pop in the shapes fast or out they'll blast" is what can happen in this "flawless" game for kids
    $1000 25
On May 10, 1869, No. 119 & the Jupiter were the 2 trains head-to-head when this golden item was hammered home
    $1000 24
It's the first play of a basketball game

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Madison Brady Dylan
$200 -$400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Madison Brady Dylan
$4,600 $200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
Of 103, 206 or 412, the total number of bones in the adult body
    $400 2
It's the show in which Simba sings "I Just Can't Wait To Be King"
    $400 18
Due to use of the magnetic type of this device in the Middle Ages, mapmakers started putting north at the top of maps
    $400 22
This third president had siblings who were fraternal twins
    $400 16
The Encyclopedia of American Comics called Charlie Brown of this comic strip a "likable loser"
    $400 1
Building this type of large outdoor fire has been an autumn tradition for centuries
    $800 8
Digestion begins in the mouth, where this secretion breaks down starches into sugars
    $800 3
Phil Collins wasn't a star yet when he played this young pickpocket in the London stage production of "Oliver!"
    $800 19
Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator is said to have invented this word for a map collection
    $800 17
World Book tells us that the brown recluse is one of these with a violin-shaped mark on its back
    $800 12
A prayer of this is one that expresses gratitude, not always over turkey & stuffing
    $1200 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads.) When you make a muscle, you can track the two-headed upper arm muscle called this
    $1200 4
This Dr. Seuss-inspired musical sort of rhymes with "musical"
    $1200 20
A U.S. county's equivalent of a capital, it's often shown on maps as a dot inside a circle
    $1200 24
"Cooking A to Z" tells us that brown sugar is a mixture of white sugar & this thick syrup, which gives it its color
    $1200 13
A small bite, a small sip or a touch of cold in the air one autumn night
    $1600 10
Your body's largest joint is this one that's capped by a bone called the patella
    $1600 5
This musical has it all: cute kids named Jeremy & Jemima, a truly scrumptious leading lady &, oh yes, a flying car
    $1600 21
There are lines of latitude called this of Cancer & this of Capricorn
    $1600 25
According to Encyclopedia Britannica, his raid at Harper's Ferry in 1859 made him a martyr to the anti-slavery cause
    $1600 14
Puff the Magic Dragon "frolicked in" this "in a land called Honah Lee"
    $2000 11
Elastic tissue called this forms the auricle; that's the outside of your ear
    $2000 6
"Annie" is based on a comic strip; "Annie Get Your Gun" is based on this real-life girl who "shot" to fame in the 1800s
    $2000 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew traces lines on a globe.) Two of these meet around the poles to form what's called a great circle around the Earth
    DD: $2,000 15
Though it has a different number in our calendar, its name comes from the Latin for "eight"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Madison Brady Dylan
$13,400 -$5,000 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Chapter 1 of this book describes "a cyclone cellar, where the family could go in case one of thoseā€¦ whirlwinds arose"

Final scores:

Madison Brady Dylan
$18,799 -$5,000 $1,000
Winner: $18,799 + an AOL personal computer package + Classroom Jeopardy! 3rd place: $1,000 + an AOL personal computer package + Classroom Jeopardy! 2nd place: $2,000 + an AOL personal computer package + Classroom Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Madison Brady Dylan
$13,200 -$5,000 $6,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
8 R,
10 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,200

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Game tape date: 2005-09-12
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