Show #4848 - Wednesday, October 12, 2005

2005 Back to School Week game 3.

Contestants

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Matt Tick, from Escondido, California

Jon Er, from Williamsville, New York

Charlotte Darby, from West Chester, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

OLD TESTAMENT HEROES
BLONDE AMBITION
THE PRE-PSAT
THIS CATEGORY IS A DISASTER!
SHAKE YOUR TAIL FEATHER
RHYMES WITH POWER
    $200 1
This man said, "This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called woman"
    $200 21
At age 5 Anna Kournikova received this sporting good for Christmas & it changed her whole life
    $200 26
Billy loves the Red Sox no matter what; he loves 'em
A) eerily
B) unconditionally
C) ceremoniously
D) haphazardly
    $200 6
Hot California is famous for these temblors, making it a shake & bake state
    $200 16
It's the large, swift bird seen here
    $200 11
A tall building or structure
    $400 2
Because of the many psalms he wrote, this king was called "The Sweet Psalmist of Israel"
    $400 22
This mega pop star seen here has also written several children's books including "Yakov and the Seven Thieves"
    $400 27
In the diagram here, the quantity is greater in column 1, column 2, or the columns are equal
    $400 7
From the Latin for "thunder", these funnel-shaped columns of terrific winds are also known as twisters
    $400 17
Seen here is the trumpeter variety of this bird, whose name comes from an old word for "singer"
    $400 12
One carnation or one buttercup
    $600 3
His brothers took his coat of many colors & dipped it in goat's blood to make his father believe he had been killed
    $600 23
She's starred in 2 "Charlie's Angels" movies & was the voice of Princess Fiona in 2 others
    $600 28
Paintbrush: artist as
A) writer: pen
B) lawsuit: duck
C) saw: carpenter
D) stethoscope: supermodel
    $600 8
This type of eruption happens when molten rock, gas & ash pour through a vent in the earth
    $600 18
This bird is probably popular in Vatican City & St. Louis
    $600 13
A light rain
    $800 4
He became the father of Lamech at the age of 187 & lived for another 782 years
    $800 24
This talk show hostess voiced the ever-forgetful Dory in "Finding Nemo"
    $800 29
Ounce: gallon as
A) water: wine
B) light: dark
C) book: chapter
D) inch: yard
    $800 9
A "flash" one of these can be caused by persistent, heavy rainfall or the failure of a dam
    $800 19
The New Zealand non-flyer seen here; it's also a slang term for any New Zealander
    $800 14
3,600 seconds
    $1000 5
After he told his people, "Shout, for the Lord hath given you the city", the walls of Jericho came tumbling down
    $1000 25
In 2005 she & hubby Nick Lachey were among People magazine's Most Beautiful Couples
    DD: $800 10
One of these destroyed more than 17,000 buildings in Chicago in October 1871
    $1000 20
Send the bill to this bird of Brazil that also endorses Froot Loops
    $1000 15
To cringe in fear

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

Charlotte Jon Matt
$1,600 $3,200 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charlotte Jon Matt
$2,400 $3,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

KID LIT
MOVIE & TV MONSTERS
POTPOURRI
A ROYAL VISIT
GOING GLOBAL
SPELLING
(Alex: And finally, the dreaded [*] category. I will give you the word you need to spell.)
    $400 1
Originally an 1864 Christmas gift to a friend, her "Adventures Under Ground" became a classic under a new title
    $400 9
The Sphinx of Greek myth would be right at home as this questioning Batman villain
    $400 13
The flag of Chile has just one of these, 49 fewer than the U.S. flag
    $400 26
When he visited England in 1921, Hirohito, this country's future emperor, said he "discovered freedom"
    $400 3
The Caribbean Sea is part of this second-largest ocean
    $400 7
Get hooked on the spelling of...
    $800 2
In "Where the Wild Things Are", he's sent to bed without his supper & later becomes royalty
    $800 14
This "Mighty Morphin" group battles against monsters & demons unleashed by Queen Bansheera
    $800 18
Python & Scorpion aren't merely animals, they're 2 of these rides at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
    $800 27
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Old North Church in Boston, MA.) The first reigning British monarch to visit Boston, she took part in a Sunday morning service here at Old North Church on July 11, 1976
    $800 4
If you've been to Benin, you've been to a country on this continent
    $800 10
Protect yourself as you spell...
    $1200 22
In a 1964 book by this man, the mysterious Willy Wonka owns a unique chocolate factory
    $1200 15
In a classic movie, this monstrous character seen here takes a look at New York City from a unique perspective
    $1200 19
Of Ketchupseed, Mustardseed or Onionseed, the one who's a fairy in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    DD: $1,000 5
Formerly part of the Northwest Territories, Nunavut became a separate territory of this country in 1999
    $1200 11
Convince me that you can spell...
    DD: $1,400 23
This young detective didn't have a cell phone & a hybrid car when she debuted 75 years ago, but she has 'em now
    $1600 16
Put your cards on the table when you tell us Digimon stands for these strange creatures
    $1600 20
This apparatus that female gymnasts compete on is just 4 inches wide, so don't lose your equilibrium
    $1600 6
Much of the western part of this country is covered by the Great Sandy & Great Victoria Deserts
    $1600 12
You'll make me hungry when you spell...
    $2000 24
In 1981 she won a Newbery Honor for "A Ring of Endless Light"; she won the medal in 1963 for "A Wrinkle in Time"
    $2000 17
A blast of radiation created this big-screen monster seen here
    $2000 21
If you have any Na, you've got sodium; if you have any Ne, you've got this gas
    $2000 8
It's only about 50 miles from Alaska to Russia when you cross this strait
    $2000 25
Put your thoughts in order as you spell...

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charlotte Jon Matt
$10,200 $7,800 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SWEET TREATS
(Alex: Something we can all relate to.)
Once known as fairy floss in the U.S., it's "papa's beard" in France & "sugar wool" in Germany

Final scores:

Charlotte Jon Matt
$14,200 $15,600 $16,000
3rd place: $1,000 + an AOL personal computer package + Classroom Jeopardy! 2nd place: $2,000 + an AOL personal computer package + Classroom Jeopardy! Winner: $16,000 + an AOL personal computer package + Classroom Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Charlotte Jon Matt
$10,400 $8,000 $14,400
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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