Show #4229 - Thursday, January 9, 2003

2003 Holiday Kids Week game 4.

Contestants

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Francis Musella, a twelve-year-old from Boynton Beach, Florida

Allyson McDonough, a twelve-year-old from Marietta, Georgia

Patrick Derocher, a twelve-year-old from Oak Hill, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
YULETIDE DITTIES
BOOK REPORT
(Alex: Oh, the dreaded book report!)
SCHOOL SUPPLIES
TEACHER'S PET
HEY, THAT RHYMES!
    $200 1
The summit of this famous Colorado peak can be reached by horseback, auto, or a 9-mile cog railway
    $200 4
This "sleighing song" begins, "Dashing through the snow in a one horse open sleigh..."
    $200 11
I liked "The Adventures of" this detective, except his friend Dr. Watson is really boring
    $200 18
The yellow No. 2 Ticonderoga is a popular one of these
    $200 15
Mr. Lepler is a lepidopterist, so he has a big one of these nets at hand to increase his collection
    $200 12
A distant automobile
    $400 2
Due to evaporation, the area of this largest Utah lake varies from year to year
    $400 7
This "jolly happy soul" had a "corncob pipe and a button nose and two eyes made out of coal"
    $400 17
If I were Rebecca, I'd have stayed on this farm & not let them send me off to the town of Riverboro
    DD: $1,600 19
Sanford's Pink Pearl is one of these
    $400 16
Mr. Cooper likes to visit the hutch to see his French lops, these animals
    $400 13
An elm that costs you nothing
    $600 3
A point 5 miles northeast of Murfreesboro is smack dab in the middle of this "Volunteer State"
    $600 8
Weather condition on the Christmas Eve that Santa asked Rudolph to "guide my sleigh tonight"
    $600 24
Boy, I never knew the Civil War's outcome was so close until I read "Unconditional Surrender", a bio of this general
    $600 23
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew drawing on the chalkboard) I can draw rings around you with this instrument
    $600 22
Mrs. Milson knows these fish of hers, including the black mollies & swordtails, ideally should be in 72-degree water
    $600 14
A rained-on fast plane
    $800 5
This city of over a million people lies 30 miles from Fort Worth
    $800 9
"Away in" this type of box, "no crib for a bed, the little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head"
    $800 25
I wish more poems were as funny as the ones in Shel Silverstein's "Where" this happens
    $800 27
"School" term for lined notebook paper, narrower than wide ruled
    $800 29
I misunderstood when Mr. Bane said he had these, so I got him some Claritin; he just meant he kept bees
    $800 20
Earth's natural satellite between May & July
    $1000 6
This "lengthy" island forms the easternmost part of New York state
    $1000 10
"You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not" do this, because "Santa Claus is coming to town"
    $1000 26
I was touched by the story of Opal & the dog she names after this Southern supermarket chain
    $1000 28
You can draw & measure angles with this, often a semicircular piece of transparent plastic
    $1000 21
A very warm canvas folding bed

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Patrick Allyson Francis
$4,000 $2,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Allyson Francis
$7,000 $4,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR
GET INTO SHAPE
NOTABLE NAMES
EARTH DAY
NATIONAL PARK PLACE
(SpongeBob: Hello, I'm SpongeBob SquarePants and a category all about...)
NICKELODEON
    $400 26
The main American arms storehouse prior to the war's outbreak was in this town near Lexington
    $400 16
As of fall 2002 Whoopi is no longer the center one
    $400 2
At the Lincoln Memorial in 1963, he gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech
    $400 11
Once every 24 hours the Earth spins around this imaginary line that connects the 2 poles
    $400 21
A mile-deep expanse of multicolored layered rock can be found at Grand Canyon National Park in this state
    $400 1
In his movie debut, this football-headed kid & his friends were out to save their neighborhood
    $800 27
During the winter of 1777-78, Revolutionary troops were trained at this site by Baron von Steuben
    $800 17
The perimeter of a normal 8 X 10 picture frame forms one of these quadrilaterals
    $800 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Greenfield Village in Dearborn, MI.) With money earned from his stock ticker, this inventor built his Menlo Park laboratory in 1876
    $800 12
Of 43, 93 or 193 million miles, the approximate distance from the Earth to the Sun
    $800 22
The largest national park outside Alaska, Death Valley National Park in this state is over 3 million acres
    $800 3
This group of youngsters includes Chuckie Finster, twins Phil & Lil & the mean & bossy Angelica
    $1200 28
A supporter of Britain during the American Revolution could be called a Royalist or this rhyming term
    $1200 18
In the Old West, you did this to "the wagons" when there was an attack
    DD: $1,000 6
The initial B. in the name of this women's rights pioneer stood for Brownell
    $1200 13
From the Greek for "Earth study", this science studies the Earth, including its structure & rock formations
    $1200 23
Established in 1944, Big Bend National Park is found on the Rio Grande River in this large state
    $1200 4
(Ahoy, I'm SpongeBob SquarePants.) My pet snail Gary & I live in one of these tropical fruits in Bikini Bottom
    $1600 29
In August 1779 naval hero John Paul Jones took command of the ship Duras, which he renamed this
    $1600 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a diagram on the chalkboard.) An oval that's pointed at each end is described as this nut shape
    $1600 7
In an 1898 book this woman, whose real name was Clarissa, explained all about "The Red Cross in Peace & War"
    $1600 14
It's the layer of the Earth between the crust & the core
    $1600 24
Olympic National Park in this northwest state offers mountains, glaciers & the occasional elk
    $1600 8
With Steve off to college, his brother Joe is now the host of this colorful show for preschoolers
    $2000 20
A dodecagon has this many more sides than a decagon
    $2000 10
A former slave, this man seen here was the most prominent African-American spokesman of the 1800s
    DD: $500 15
The Mesozoic Era on Earth had 3 periods: the Triassic, the Cretaceous & this
    $2000 25
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah N.P. overlooks the Shenandoah Valley in this state
    $2000 9
For some action & extreme sports cartoon-style, tune into this series, seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Allyson Francis
$19,600 $10,800 $14,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CAPITALS
1 of the 3 national capitals in the Western Hemisphere that have "City" in their English names

Final scores:

Patrick Allyson Francis
$29,001 $20,800 $24,500
Winner 3rd place: $1,000 + a Hewlett-Packard desktop computer 2nd place: $2,000 + a Hewlett-Packard desktop computer

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patrick Allyson Francis
$19,800 $10,800 $14,800
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
0 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,400

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