Show #5074 - Thursday, October 5, 2006

2006 Back to School Week game 4.

Contestants

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Cary Williams, from Milton, Massachusetts

Rowan Spake, from Portland, Oregon

Regina Merrill, from Lincoln, Nebraska

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Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
KID'S TOUGH
CANADA, MEXICO OR THE U.S.
PHYS ED
WHAT PLANET ARE YOU FROM?
COMPOUND WORDS
    $200 1
In book titles, this inquisitive monkey "Visits the Library", "Goes to the Beach" & "Goes to a Costume Party"
    $200 15
As this title duo, Carmen & Juni Cortez have a secret-agent mom & dad in 3 Robert Rodriguez movies
    $200 25
The largest in area
    $200 20
In badminton, it's the less-formal name for a shuttlecock
    $200 11
It has seasonal weather patterns & iron-rich minerals in the soil, giving it a distinct red color
    $200 6
Swallowtail, viceroy & monarch are types of this pretty insect
    $400 2
Please look after this bear from Darkest Peru, thank you
    $400 16
Frankie Muniz has saved the day in 2 movies as this CIA teen
    $400 26
It's 90% Catholic
    $400 21
This game with a military name can be pretty funny if the rope breaks
    $400 12
Greater in mass than all the other planets combined, it's surrounded by dozens of moons
    $400 7
This aromatic herb of the genus Nepeta will drive your feline crazy
    $600 3
This title girl lives at a convent school in Paris; she has her appendix out in the first story about her
    $600 17
Anna Paquin seeks treatment for a mutant gene in her body in the latest installment of this film series
    $600 28
The most populous
    $600 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew uses a wooden cup & ball toy.) The ancient pastime I'm practicing was said to improve coordination between these two body parts
    $600 13
Its mean distance from the Sun is only about 36 million miles
    $600 8
If you've "gone" this, you might have said something extreme or fallen from the Queen Mary
    DD: $300 4
The book about this title stuffed hare is subtitled "How Toys Become Real"
    $800 18
Tanner, Engelberg & the rest of this underdog baseball team showed moxie vs. the Yankees in a 2005 remake
    $800 29
It has 2 official languages
    $800 23
Front & Australian are types of this fast overarm swimming stroke used in freestyle events
    $800 14
It's the smallest & densest of the outer gas giants & has an appropriate name, as it has a watery interior
    $800 9
Looking for a "needle" in one of these is a metaphor for an impossible search
    $1000 5
In "Alice in Wonderland", it "vanished quite slowly... ending with the grin, which remained some time"
    $1000 19
Jake Lloyd won the pod race as this 9-year-old kid who is stuck on Tatooine
    $1000 30
Ruled by an emperor from 1864 to 1867
    $1000 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates with a tennis racket.) In tennis, like in life, coaches teach the importance of this last part of the swing--it keeps the racket accelerating at contact
    $1000 27
Bands of debris & ice surround it, as do its satellites, including Titan
    $1000 10
In days of yore, women sometimes rode in this style, meaning both feet on the same flank of the horse

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

Regina Rowan Cary
$1,400 $3,100 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Regina Rowan Cary
$5,400 $5,300 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

RELIGION
LIGHTS, CAMERA, KIDS
"A" IN GEOGRAPHY
PRESIDENTIAL FAMILIES
I WANNA BE...
7-LETTER WORDS
    $400 15
People of this religion call Christians & Jews, their fellow monotheists, Ahl al-Kitab, "People of the Book"
    $400 2
Britney's younger sister, she was "All That" before she became "Zoey 101"
    $400 11
This ancient city is the capital of Greece
    $400 7
Youngest sons Archibald & Quentin are seen here with their proud papa, this president
    $400 1
...one of these peformers, so I'm practicing my arabesques & pirouettes so I can perform with the Kirov
    $400 24
To shine with a flickering gleam of light, as a "little star" might
    $800 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Prague, Czech Republic.) I'm in Prague at one of these Jewish houses of worship; completed in the 1200s, it's the oldest working one in Europe
    $800 3
This actor's band has appeared on "So Little Time" as well as on his show with Josh Peck
    $800 12
The 48th U.S. state to join the Union, this Southwest state is now 17th in population
    $800 8
His son John Adams II married Mary Catherine Hellen in the White House on Feb. 25, 1828
    $800 13
...one of these, from the Greek for "star sailor", like John Glenn or Buzz Aldrin
    $800 25
To apply pressure to extract juice, or to give someone a hug
    $1200 17
Begin this act, part of penance, by saying, "Bless me, Father, for I have sinned"--then spill the beans
    $1200 4
Kirsten Storms is seen as Zenon & her voice is heard as Bonnie, the cheerleader nemesis on this cartoon
    $1200 19
Mont Blanc is the highest peak in these mountains that stretch from France to Austria
    $1200 9
His daughter Margaret was born in Independence, Missouri
    $1200 14
...one of these & deal with the health problems of vicunas, pintos & Great Danes
    $1200 27
Not aligned with any side or position in a controversy, like Switzerland
    $1600 18
Zen, a branch of this Asian religion, aims for satori, or enlightenment
    $1600 5
The phoenix, thunderbird, mermaid, minotaur & butterfly are the symbols for this group's "Mystic Force"
    $1600 20
Kabul is the capital of this Asian country
    $1600 10
This future president is seen here with his mom
    $1600 22
...like Martin Luther King & the Dalai Lama & be honored with this humanitarian prize given in Oslo
    DD: $3,000 28
A place of seclusion, or an army's forced withdrawal before an enemy
    $2000 26
You'll find the word "angel" in this movement that stresses the Gospels & personal salvation
    $2000 6
This lil' rapper made it big time in the movie "Honey" with Jessica Alba & on his own Nick show
    $2000 21
Known to the Romans as Numidia, this large African country borders the Mediterranean Sea
    DD: $1,000 30
He took his four sons with him to the White House; Martin Jr. even worked for Dad
    $2000 23
...this kind of 12-letter person & make some big bucks correcting crooked teeth with braces
    $2000 29
From the Latin for "prophetic sign", it's a child having extraordinary talent

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Regina Rowan Cary
$10,400 $11,100 $15,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S LIT
This Roald Dahl book begins, "These two very old people are the father and mother of Mr. Bucket"

Final scores:

Regina Rowan Cary
$15,400 $5,100 $20,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 Winner: $20,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Regina Rowan Cary
$11,400 $10,200 $15,200
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
23 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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