Show #4377 - Tuesday, September 23, 2003

2003 Back to School Week game 2.

Contestants

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Max Siegel, from Goldens Bridge, New York

Courtney Biscan, from Manhattan, Illinois

Miri Baker, a ten-year-old from Warner Robins, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1900s
WE WANT SECONDS
MY AUNTIE THE POET
ANIMATED MOVIES
NON-VIDEO GAMES
EASY SPANISH
    $200 16
This major world sporting event was held in Atlanta, Georgia in the summer of 1996
    $200 21
In 1787 Pennsylvania was the second state to ratify this important U.S. government document
    $200 26
Auntie named her cat Emily, after this poet who died in 1886
    $200 1
This 1992 Disney film features a magic carpet ride through the Cave of Wonders
    $200 8
This singing game in which we "all fall down" may have originally referred to a deadly plague of the 1300s
    $200 6
No means "no"; this 2-letter word means "yes"
    $400 17
Causing $1 billion in damage, this weather phenomenon named Fran hit the southeastern U.S. in 1996
    $400 22
"Our consolation aboundeth by Christ", says the Bible's second of these to the Corinthians
    $400 27
I had bad dreams when Auntie read me Browning's poem about this guy who gets rid of the rats -- & children
    $400 2
The tagline to this 2001 movie was "the greatest fairy tale never told"
    $400 12
(Sofia of the Clue Crew presents in front of a blackboard.) It's the old favorite we're playing here. "L"? Ooh, sorry, you lose
    $400 7
La escuela is this, a place where you should learn what it means
    $600 18
In 1995 ex-President Jimmy Carter helped arrange a ceasefire in Sudan, the largest country on this continent
    $600 23
Marie Curie won her second of these international achievement "prizes" for her work in chemistry
    $600 28
Auntie's tired of explaining to you / Why her poems don't do this, like a limerick or this clue
    $600 3
Sully returns Boo to her own bed & Mike saves the factory at the end of this 2001 film
    $600 13
If I open this game by sinking a left-handed hook shot & you miss the same shot, you get an "H"
    $600 9
Me is "me", mes is "month" & mesa is this, a piece of furniture
    $800 19
In 1993 this woman seen here became the first First Lady to have an office in the West Wing of the White House
    $800 24
In 1968 the Green Bay Packers won the second one of these games, beating Oakland 33 to 14
    $800 4
A muscle-bound cretin named Gaston has designs on Belle in this 1991 film
    $800 14
A version of this popular board game was played in India over 1500 years ago
    $800 10
If you took a Spanish test & scored ciento por ciento, you got this amount right
    $1000 20
In 1998 the Hubble space telescope photographed the first one of these orbiting objects outside our solar system
    $1000 25
With a population of about 950,000, Birmingham is the second-largest city in this European nation
    $1000 5
Animated feature film in which you'd hear the line "Waiter, I'm in my soup"
    $1000 15
When playing Geography, if your opponent says "Maryland" you can say this state that borders Maryland
    $1000 11
La impresora for la computadora is this

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

Miri Courtney Max
$2,000 $200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Miri Courtney Max
$3,800 $1,400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CITIES
RESEARCH
NOW THAT'S BIG!
AMERICAN LITERATURE
STATES BY SCHOOL
THE DREADED SPELLING CATEGORY
    $400 11
To visit the real Luxor, not the one in Las Vegas, you have to go to this country
    $400 6
Oral history is obtained by conducting these, tape recorder in hand
    $400 21
This largest land animal also has the largest ears at 5 feet across each
    $400 23
His scary 1842 story "The Masque of the Red Death" begins, "The 'Red Death' had long devastated the country"
    $400 13
Harvard University & Tufts University
    $400 1
It doesn't take sleight of hand to spell...
    $800 12
Take the cable car up to Monserrate Peak to get a good view of this Colombian city
    $800 7
In a research paper, a number like the one that appears in our clue¹ refers the reader to this
    $800 22
With an audience of more than 2 billion, the final match in this sport's World Cup is the most watched TV event
    $800 24
Jim Smiley kept this "celebrated" animal of a Mark Twain story in "a little lattice box"
    $800 14
Stanford University & Whittier College
    $800 2
It'll be business as usual when you spell...
    DD: $4,500 18
Germany's third-largest city in population & Switzerland's first, they both end in "ich"
    $1200 8
You can search the New York Public Library catalog by title or this, like "food allergy" & "Idaho aged care"
    $1200 25
Making up to 85 percent of the total weight, the cerebrum is the largest part of this organ
    $1200 15
Cornell University & Syracuse University
    $1200 3
If you've run for student body president you should know how to spell...
    $1600 19
This French Riviera city's name is spelled like a wonderful word, but pronounced like a relative
    $1600 9
A good place for a summary of a person's life is this newspaper article that you never get to read about yourself
    DD: $4,000 26
With a wingspan up to one foot, the world's largest of these insects is the Queen Alexandra's Birdwing
    $1600 16
Bethune-Cookman College & the University of Miami
    $1600 4
Take an educated guess and spell...
    $2000 20
This largest port in New Zealand was named for a British First Lord of the Admiralty, not a bird
    $2000 10
"American Memory" is the History section of the website loc.gov, LOC standing for this
    $2000 17
Miami University & the University of Toledo
    $2000 5
Stick to your principles & spell...

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Miri Courtney Max
$3,000 -$1,400 $12,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
This planet has the shortest year, 88 days

Final scores:

Miri Courtney Max
$5,990 -$1,400 $18,700
2nd place: $2,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate 3rd place: $1,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate Winner: $18,700 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Miri Courtney Max
$3,000 -$1,400 $21,200
11 R,
2 W
9 R,
4 W
21 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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