Show #5524 - Thursday, September 18, 2008

2008 Kids Week Reunion game 4.

Contestants

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Dmitry Spivak, a junior from Northwestern University

Zach Safford, a senior from Williams College

Lisa Makar, a senior from University of Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

KINGS & QUEENS
(Alex: And in honor of the 60th prime-time Emmy which airs this weekend, we have...)
60 YEARS OF THE EMMYS
AMERICANA
FRUIT
KIDS IN LIT
ALL GROWN "UP"
    $200 22
Tradition says she had herself rolled up in a rug & delivered to Caesar
    $200 6
Julia Louis-Dreyfus accepts a Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy for The New Adventures of Old Christine:
"I'm not, uh, somebody who really believes in curses."


In 2006 Julia Louis-Dreyfus exorcised the supposed curse of this earlier series
    $200 9
His innovations include the first American newspaper cartoon (in 1754) & bifocals (around 1780)
    $200 1
Some folks think of the nectarine as this, Georgia's state fruit, without the fuzz
    $200 19
He joined the Auror Department under Kingsley Shacklebolt at age 17
    $200 14
Chill out! Don't be this adjective meaning nervous or tense
    $400 23
In 1918 this country's Christian X recognized Iceland as self-governing but still under his rule
    $400 7
As of 2008, this Kelsey Grammer sitcom that ran from 1993 to 2004 had won the most Emmys, 37
    DD: $1,000 10
2 of the most performed songs in the U.S. after "Happy Birthday"; both were sung March 31, 2008 at Dodger Stadium
    $400 2
This fruit can precede "sauce", "butter" & "-pie order"
    $400 20
This boy, about 14 years old, escapes from his alcoholic father & helps a slave who's on the run
    $400 15
6-letter word for the costs & activities involved in maintaining something in working order
    $600 24
This queen reportedly referred to William Gladstone as "that dreadful old man"
    $600 8
Here, Ellen DeGeneres paid tribute to this singer's Oscar's costume
    $600 11
The first section of the boardwalk along this New Jersey seashore resort opened on June 26, 1870
    $600 3
The Royal Ann type of this fruit is often canned or used to make maraschinos
    $600 27
Violet invents, Klaus remembers everything he reads & Sunny likes to bite things in this book series
    $600 16
It's the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet
    $800 25
This king & his family have lived at La Zarzuela palace just outside Madrid since 1962
    $800 21
At the 59th Emmys in 2007, the Showtime show about Henry VIII & the rest of this dynasty won a costuming award
    $800 12
Alexander Hamilton was the first secretary of this government department
    $800 4
Ruby & Webb are 2 varieties of this citrus fruit
    $800 28
A book by a great-great-uncle shows Jared, Simon & Mallory the hidden world around them in this series
    $800 17
In the 1800s W.C. Stewart advocated this type of fly casting, heading toward the river's source
    $1000 26
Ancient Macedonia had 5 kings with this name; one came immediately before Alexander the Great & one immediately after
    $1000 13
Florida was named in honor of this holiday season, whose Spanish name includes the word florida
    $1000 5
Bananas are rich in this element that controls the body's fluid balance, providing more than almost any other fruit
    $1000 18
Swedish university city where Celsius & Angstrom taught

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

Lisa Zach Dmitry
$1,000 $4,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Zach Dmitry
$2,000 $6,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

YOU GOT AN F MINUS!
(Alex: Each clue will require two words in the response.)
ANGELINA JOLIE
U.S. RIVERS
WORK ON IT
CLOSE TO YOU
(Alex: Which of the choices is closest to you as you stand in our studio today.)
ACCELERATOR
(Sarah: Science at almost the speed of light from the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.) (Alex: She now glows in the dark, by the way.)
    $400 1
Norse mariner Mr. Eriksson's first name, sans F, is tropical neckwear
    $400 11
Angelina voiced Tigress, one of the "Furious Five" in this 2008 movie
    $400 15
This river of the American Southwest shares its name with a "monster" that inhabits the area
    $400 20
Work for a Carnival, a Princess or even Queen Mary 2 on this type of ship
    $400 22
Earth's crust,
Earth's mantle,
Earth's core
    $400 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew strolls the control room of the Stanford Linear Accelerator in Menlo Park, CA.) A detector identifies each particle produced in the accelerator, computing its charge & this measurement that Einstein related to energy
    $800 2
A directional word for the liberal side of politics goes F-less & turns into a word meaning to allow
    $800 12
As Jane Smith, Angelina asks him, "Any last words?"; as John Smith, his reply... "The new curtains are hideous"
    $800 16
This river is actually a strait that "falls" 326 feet from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario
    $800 21
Hop on an undercutter, a chain saw on wheels, to find a seam of this rock formed from peat
    $800 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Stanford Linear Accelerator in Menlo Park, CA.) In the first of several Nobel Prizes won at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, the high rate of new particle production was traced to a new kind of particle, the charm type of this
    $1200 3
A clique within a larger group gets rid of its F to be a movie director's shout to start a scene
    $1200 13
"Fox"y Angelina tells a fellow assassin to curve a bullet in this 2008 film
    $1200 17
This river grows to 11 miles in width as it reaches Chesapeake Bay at Point Lookout, Maryland
    $1200 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the floor of the Stanford Linear Accelerator in Menlo Park, CA.) In the 2-mile long linear accelerator, an electromagnetic wave pushes these particles along, kind of like surfers
    $1600 9
Wrap yourself around this piece of clothing, but careful! Losing an F will leave this mark left by a healed wound
    $1600 14
Angelina & this "Gone in 60 Seconds" co-star both went to Beverly Hills H.S.; both also have Oscars
    $1600 18
Although 150 miles to the east, this river supplies most of San Diego's water
    $1600 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew turns from a computer terminal at the Stanford Linear Accelerator in Menlo Park, CA.) It took 6 years to build the SLC, Stanford Linear this, to make particles smash into each other at high energy
    DD: $2,500 10
Lasting a short time, without an F, becomes a French cheese
    $2000 19
This river was discovered in 1805 by Lewis & Clark, who called it the Lewis Fork of the Columbia River
    $2000 24
If you like short workdays, just sitting on this critter for 8 seconds can gain you fame with the PBR
    $2000 23
The thermosphere,
the mesosphere,
the troposphere
    DD: $2,500 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Stanford Linear Accelerator at Menlo Park, CA.) At one end of the accelerator, particles are fired out of a gun that uses this type of negative electrode, just like the ray on your TV set

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Zach Dmitry
$3,200 $12,800 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAYS
In a 16th century work, the feud between these 2 groups is described as an "ancient grudge"

Final scores:

Lisa Zach Dmitry
$3,400 $22,401 $8,200
3rd place: $2,500 Winner: $25,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Zach Dmitry
$3,200 $12,200 $10,200
6 R,
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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