Show #3923 - Wednesday, September 26, 2001

2001 Back to School Week game 3.

Contestants

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Ivan Kleinfeld, an 11-year-old from Arlington, Virginia

Sara Jansson, a 10-year-old from Monmouth Junction, New Jersey

Brian Cunningham, a 12-year-old from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

HARRY POTTER
AROUND THE HOUSE
AMERICAN HISTORY
DAYTIME TV
RIGHT ON THE MONEY
10, 11 OR 12
    $100 1
Harry Potter lives in this country
    $100 25
During summer you can help conserve power by using a ceiling one of these instead of your air conditioner
    $100 6
Now a state, its independence came after the 20-minute-long 1836 battle of San Jacinto
    $100 9
During his 33-year run, this host wore about 25 different sweaters, many knitted by his mother
    $100 19
This memorial appears on the back of the five-dollar bill
    $100 14
Number of biblical commandments revealed to Moses on Mount Sinai
    $200 2
The scar on Harry's forehead is in this shape
    $200 26
When going upstairs, play it safe & hold on to this handrail
    $200 7
Helen Hunt Jackson's 1881 "A Century of Dishonor" was on the government's mistreatment of this group
    $200 10
Based on a film based on a comic book, it's the series seen here

"United Nations Security, Division 6."
"Okay, Little Red Riding Hood, freeze!"
    $200 20
The "D" on a U.S. coin represents this city where it was minted
    $200 15
November is this number month of the year in the modern calendar
    $300 3
For Christmas, Harry was given his father's cloak that allows him to become this
    $300 27
Mom has taken bits of your old clothes & turned them into this type of bedcover seen here
    $300 8
There was an abundance of these "zones" in the U.S. until the railroads decided to standardize them in 1883 to 4
    $300 11
For the animated series, Melissa's sister Emily Hart supplies the voice of this preteen witch
    $300 21
Since 1946 a portrait of this president has appeared on the dime
    $300 16
The highest roll possible using a pair of standard dice
    $400 4
Harry's 2 best friends are Hermione Granger & this red-headed boy
    $400 29
Let the sunshine in with this type of window that goes straight through your roof
    $400 24
This state paid to build the Erie Canal
    $400 12
In this superhero group's 1st season, they were blue, pink, yellow, red, black & green (Amy Jo Johnson was the pink one)
    DD: $1,200 22
A 1991 commemorative half-dollar coin honoring this national landmark shows the heads of 4 presidents
    $400 17
X is the Roman numeral for this number
    $500 5
A library book at Hogwarts is called this sport "Through the Ages"
    $500 30
You might try to unclog a drain using this long-handled device with a rubber suction cup
    $500 28
In April 1682 La Salle claimed the area from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes, dubbing it this for his king
    $500 13
Regular features on her show include Dr. Phil & her Book Club
    $500 23
Current U.S. bills state that "This note is legal tender for all debts, public and" this
    $500 18
Total number of the labors of the mythological Hercules

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

Brian Sara Ivan
$300 $600 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Sara Ivan
$1,600 $3,300 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

HARRY THE POTTER
FOR THE BIRDS
WORLD CAPITALS
LITERARY TITLE CHARACTERS
MATH
AR"GH"
    $200 7
Harry makes pottery by doing this to clay; he makes bread by doing the same thing to dough
    $200 15
The giant variety of this bird seen here is only about 8 inches long
    $200 2
This Spanish capital is the most populous city on the Iberian Peninsula
    $200 11
1926:
Piglet's friend, a bear of very little brain
    $200 20
When talking about fractions, it's what LCD stands for
    $200 1
A soldier who round-tabled with King Arthur, or the last name of a fiery college basketball coach
    $400 10
Blanc de chine, the French name for white pottery from this Asian country, is a favorite of Harry's
    $400 16
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from Sea World.) Many penguin parents incubate their eggs on top of these body parts
    $400 3
Extending from north to south on the east bank of the Nile, this capital's main thoroughfare is Al Kurnish
    $400 12
1934:
The Banks' magical nanny who can slide up banisters
    $400 21
It's the square root of 169
    $400 8
It's the "H.D." in H.D.T.V
    $600 25
Harry makes small pots by squeezing clay between his thumb & fingers, this action
    $600 18
It's the beach-dwelling bird seen here
    $600 4
After 3 years of construction, this new city became Brazil's capital on April 21, 1960
    $600 13
1838:
Title orphan who asks for more gruel in a Dickens novel
    $600 22
It's 3 cubed
    $600 9
This "spooky" type of "writer" authors a book but gives credit to another
    $800 26
Harry uses the elephant's ear type of this absorbent item to wet his pots & to take water off
    DD: $800 28
Screech & barn are 2 types of this large bird
    $800 5
Once closed to all but the imperial family, this Asian capital's Forbidden City was opened to the public in 1925
    $800 14
1865:
A Dutch boy whose sister wins "the silver skates"
    $800 23
Decimals can be finite. like .25, or infinite & this, like .185185185...
    $800 19
If 599 friends need to crash at this London home of Queen Elizabeth, no problem; it has 600 rooms
    $1000 30
It's what Harry does to make pots waterproof & what may happen to your eyes if we explain any further
    $1000 29
In earlier times this colorful bird seen here was considered a delicacy
    $1000 6
This New Zealand capital is named for Arthur Wellesley, a British duke
    DD: $500 17
1881:
Edward Tudor of Wales & Tom Canty, a street urchin
    $1000 24
It's 11 times 12
    $1000 27
On May 20, 1927 he took off from Long Island, New York, destination Paris

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Sara Ivan
$5,600 $3,600 $5,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

IT'S ABOUT TIME
Scientists added an extra one of these to December 31, 1998, giving it 86,401; we hope you made good use of it

Final scores:

Brian Sara Ivan
$5,100 $7,200 $8,000
3rd place: $5,100 2nd place: $7,200 Winner: $8,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Sara Ivan
$5,600 $3,300 $6,700
14 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,600

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