Show #3759 - Thursday, December 28, 2000

2000 Holiday Kids Week game 4.

Contestants

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Matthew Cohn, a 12-year-old from Sunrise, Florida

Jennifer Gilbert, an 11-year-old from Fairfax, Virginia

William Coats, a 12-year-old from Ada, Oklahoma

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Jeopardy! Round

YOUNG GEORGE WASHINGTON
BASEBALL
THE HUMAN BODY
PLAYTIME
MOUNTAINS
BEVERAGES
    $100 12
We cannot tell a lie; someone made up the story about George chopping down one of these trees
    $100 1
This slugging right fielder is nicknamed "Slammin' Sammy"
    $100 6
Whether an innie or an outie, it marks the spot where the umbilical cord was once attached
    $100 7
This board game requires a number of bishops, knights & pawns
    $100 22
It's one of the main attractions of the Pike National Forest
    $100 17
It's the most recognized trademark in the world
    $200 23
George was born beside this river that flows past Washington, D.C.
    $200 2
In 1999 only Mike Hampton & Jose Lima reached 20 wins in the National League, both for this city's Astros
    $200 8
Men & women both have this "fruity" lump in the front of the throat; it's just more noticeable in men
    $200 13
5-card stud is a popular version of this card game
    $200 25
Of Uncle Mountain, Sister Mountain or Grandfather Mountain, the highest peak in the Blue Ridge range
    $200 18
In 1967 it was named the official state beverage of Florida
    $300 24
At around 13 George learned this skill of measuring land areas & fixing boundaries
    $300 3
This team's logo has mountain peaks & a baseball depicted on it
    DD: $500 9
Among these in the body are the abs, pecs & biceps
    $300 14
This game is also known as noughts & crosses or X's & O's
    $300 28
The name of Mont Blanc means this color mountain
    $300 19
Originally called Fruit Smack & sold as a syrup, it was reformulated as a powder in 1927 & renamed this
    $400 26
George lived with Lawrence Washington, this "fractional' relative with the same father but a different mother
    $400 4
This Baltimore Oriole holds the major league record of consecutive games played with 2,632
    $400 10
Of the 4 types of teeth, these back ones, including the wisdom teeth, are used for grinding & mashing
    $400 15
In this backyard game, players throw curved metal pieces at a post & score points on how close they land
    $400 29
This home of Thomas Jefferson sits atop a "little mountain", which is what its name means in Italian
    $400 20
Hallie Eisenberg is the kid pushing the joy of this cola
    $500 27
At 21 George had a mission in what was then the Far West, in Pennsylvania, near this Great Lake
    $500 5
This superstar Seattle shortstop is nicknamed "A-Rod"
    $500 11
Named for their shape, the 2 kinds of light-sensitive cells in your eye's retina are rods & these
    $500 16
Examples of games played using these objects include Red Dog & Yahtzee
    $500 30
Riding the skylift to the top of Stone Mountain is one of the fun things to do in this Southern state
    $500 21
Quick, tell us this company makes Quik, the chocolate milk maker

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

William Jennifer Matthew
$2,400 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

William Jennifer Matthew
$1,900 $2,000 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

FUN WITH OPERA
WORLD CAPITALS
FANTASTIC CRITTERS
CHARACTERS IN BOOKS
COLORS
(Alex: We'll give you some different shades, you have to give us the color.)
PLAYING WITH FIRE
    $200 26
In Handel's opera "Rinaldo", a sorceress rides in a chariot drawn by these fire-breathing monsters
    $200 6
Capitals with a capital "O" include Burkina Faso's Ouagadougou & this capital of Canada
    $200 13
There are only about 1,000 of these giant critters left in the wild in the whole world
    $200 11
Meg, Jo, Beth & Amy are the title characters in this Louisa May Alcott classic
    $200 1
Royal & navy
    $200 21
With fire, wood is turned into this material for artists' drawing sticks
    $400 27
This Austrian with the middle name Amadeus was just 11 when he wrote "Apollo et Hyacinthus" in 1767
    $400 7
We should all make a pact to meet one year from now in Warsaw, this country's capital
    $400 14
Reaching up to 12 feet in length & almost 3,000 lbs. in weight, these creatures take up a lot of Arctic room
    $400 12
At the start of his "Adventures", he's living with the Widow Douglas, who tries to "sivilize" him
    $400 2
Mint & moss
    $400 22
With fire, melted sand is combined with soda & lime to make this transparent substance
    $600 28
When I need a haircut, I think of this comic opera whose Italian title is "Il Barbiere di Siviglia"
    $600 8
Head to South America & you'll discover its capital is Bogota
    $600 18
Varieties of this sea creature, seen here, can grow to 60 feet long
    $600 15
It's the nickname of Farley Drexel Hatcher, inspired by Judy Blume's son when he was a preschooler
    $600 3
Maize & dandelion
    DD: $800 23
With fire, iron & carbon are forged into this strong alloy
    $800 29
This "Phantom" & "Cats" composer's mini-opera "Tell Me on a Sunday" premiered on the BBC in 1980
    $800 9
If "Baywatch" moved to the beach in Beirut it would be in this country's capital
    $800 19
This stinging desert dweller, seen here, has a venom potentially fatal to humans
    $800 16
When she's not traveling, she lives at NYC's Plaza Hotel with her nanny, her dog, Weenie, & her turtle, Skipperdee
    $800 4
Battleship & ash
    $800 24
With fire, these hog thighs are smoked for flavor
    $1000 30
A card-playing countess ends up as a ghost in this "Nutcracker" composer's opera "The Queen of Spades"
    DD: $1,000 10
Nassau is the capital of this island group located between Florida & Haiti
    $1000 20
This creature, seen here, can live to be 18 years old in the wild
    $1000 17
In "Treasure Island", this one-legged pirate is always accompanied by his parrot, Cap'n Flint
    $1000 5
Seal & raw sienna
    $1000 25
With fire, water is boiled to propel this type of engine

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

William Jennifer Matthew
$8,100 $4,800 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TOY SAFETY
According to the P.I.R.G., the most dangerous toy for children up to age 8 is this common party decoration

Final scores:

William Jennifer Matthew
$6,600 $0 $500
Winner: $6,600 + a trip for 4 to the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Oahu, Hawaii 3rd place: MyPoints.com gift certificate + a trip for 4 to the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Oahu, Hawaii 2nd place: MyPoints.com gift certificate + a trip for 4 to the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Oahu, Hawaii

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

William Jennifer Matthew
$7,900 $4,800 $2,200
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
16 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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