Show #5309 - Thursday, October 11, 2007

2007 Kids Week game 4.

Contestants

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Jackson Ruzzo, a 12-year-old from Waccabuc, New York

Bethlehem Lema, a 12-year-old from San Diego, California

William Garrett, a 12-year-old from Greenfield, Indiana

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Jeopardy! Round

NATURE
TV 4 U
COLORS
AT THE PLAYGROUND
AMERICAN HISTORY
KID-FRIENDLY 4-LETTER WORDS
    $200 11
The Norway type of this infuriating rodent actually originated in Asia
    $200 14
This kids' show with a rhyming title about a guy & his pup debuted in 1996; it's probably big with your little sis
    $200 2
If you want to stand out, you can't beat the fire-engine shade of this
    $200 17
It's the most common name for the structure also called a teeter-totter or a dandle board
    $200 1
After General Cornwallis Surrendered at Yorktown, this American traitor accompanied him back to England
    $200 19
An oblong unit of bread, or to idle away time
    $400 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from inside a skeleton at UC Santa Cruz's Long Marine Lab.) The Seymour Center at the Long Marine Lab has the world's largest displayed skeleton of this mammal, including an 18-foot jawbone
    $400 24
Moze & Cookie helped this title guy educate us with his "Declassified School Survival Guide"
    $400 7
Of outer ear, Outer Mongolia or outer space, the one that became a Crayola color in 1998
    $400 18
This stuff that you shovel in its own "box" should be the sterilized "play" type
    $400 3
This January 1, 1863 document liberated all slaves in regions still under Confederate control
    $400 20
It's the male of a rabbit, sheep or deer, it's also a dollar
    $600 13
The eyes of these croaking critters usually bulge, but they retract & push down on the mouth to help in swallowing
    $600 25
It's the name of the Nick-TV "band" featuring Nat & Alex Wolff
    $600 8
Like the flower of the same name, buttercup is a pretty shade of this color
    $600 21
In 2007 a London museum had all-ages versions of this fun structure, including a 182-footer
    $600 4
In 1609 this captain was injured in a gunpowder explosion & lost his leadership role in Jamestown
    $600 28
The line about which a rotating body, such as the world, turns
    $800 15
The hermit crab's abdomen twists to one side so it tucks neatly into the animal's home, usually this
    $800 26
This young actor won an Emmy as Louis on "Even Stevens"
    $800 9
In the original "Wizard of Oz" book & in the musical "Wicked", the slippers aren't "ruby" but this metallic color
    $800 22
Materials to cushion falls include wood chips & shredded these, maybe made by Goodyear
    $800 5
The "New Deal" refers to the economic recovery & social reforms implemented by this U.S. president
    $800 29
This chess piece can go across the entire board in one move, but only in a straight line
    $1000 16
The New York Botanical Garden has a collection of trees bearing these "apples" 2 inches or less in diameter
    $1000 27
Samantha & Tucker know this title Nickelodeon guy is 1/2 ghost
    DD: $1,600 10
Puce is a perfect shade for your doggie's collar: its name is French for this pesky insect
    $1000 23
In 1920 Sebastian Hinton invented a "climbing apparatus" to provide "a kind of forest top"; we know it as this
    $1000 6
In 1898 Americans were urged to "remember" this battleship that sank in Havana harbor, leading to war with Spain

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

William Bethlehem Jackson
$400 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

William Bethlehem Jackson
$4,200 $1,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
AT THE MOVIES
BOOK REPORT
TRANSFORMERS
FAMOUS NAMES
WORD ORIGINS
    $400 3
The Old Barracks in this New Jersey capital housed Continental Army troops during the Revolution
    $400 8
Cody the penguin & others compete in the waves off Pen Gu Island in this 2007 "major ocean picture"
    $400 13
J.K. Rowling ends a magical series with lucky number 7, "Harry Potter and" this
    $400 15
Metamorphosis for one of these insects takes place inside a chrysalis
    $400 16
In 1838 he transmitted 10 words a minute over the telegraph using his new code
    $400 1
The Keebler Elves could probably tell you that the name of this snack comes from a Dutch word for "small cake"
    $800 4
The site for this capital was chosen because of its location between Pensacola & St. Augustine
    $800 9
Remy, a rodent who works in a Paris bistro, longs to become a chef in this animated film
    $800 14
After his parrot Polynesia taught him the languages of the animals, he became a doctor for animals
    $800 22
This villain of Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" has many disguises
    $800 18
This queen was a trendsetter of both beauty & fashion during her lifetime, but that lifetime would not be a piece of cake
    $800 2
Maple or otherwise, this thick, sweet liquid is from the Arabic for "to drink"
    $1200 5
In 1849 it replaced New Orleans as a state capital
    $1200 10
20th Century Fox invited towns named Springfield to compete to host this movie's 2007 premiere
    $1200 23
Using induction through a coil, the transformer outside your house transmits this
    DD: $600 19
While her name is spelled many different ways in the Lewis & Clark journals, at no time is it spelled with a "J"
    $1200 17
1st used in a novel about 90 years ago, it refers to a bright person, not someone who resembles Humpty Dumpty
    $1600 6
At an elevation of about 7,000 feet, this city in New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo Mountains is the highest state capital
    $1600 11
Emma Roberts stars as this title teen sleuth, new to L.A. & trying to solve the mystery of a Hollywood actress' death
    $1600 26
At first this city was called Byzantium, then Constantinople; in 1930, its official name became this
    $1600 25
This aptly named admiral claimed to be the first to fly over both the North & South Poles
    $1600 21
The name of this type of aircraft is from 2 Greek words meaning "spiral wing"
    DD: $2,000 7
One of the 2 state capitals with "City" in their names that lie west of the Rocky Mountains
    $2000 12
Fiona's long-lost cousin Arthur is a possible heir to the throne in this 2007 sequel
    $2000 24
Pictured here, she was the first president of the American Red Cross
    $2000 20
The term "funny bone" is actually a pun on the name of this upper arm bone

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

William Bethlehem Jackson
$5,400 $9,800 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TRAVELING THE GLOBE
Flying due west from Los Angeles, it's the first foreign country you would reach

Final scores:

William Bethlehem Jackson
$10,799 $300 $11,800
2nd place: $2,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System 3rd place: $1,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System Winner: $11,800 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

William Bethlehem Jackson
$7,400 $12,000 $11,800
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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