Show #4850 - Friday, October 14, 2005

2005 Back to School Week game 5.

Contestants

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Emily Zhang, from Indianapolis, Indiana

Veronica Fazio, from Roselle, Illinois

Aman Birk, from Irvine, California

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Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHY
VOCABULARY TEST
GOSH DARN YANKEES
BALLET
GROWN-UPS EAT THAT?
WHAT'S ON TV, KIDS?
    $200 1
The Great Lakes are Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie & this one whose name implies greatness
    $200 3
Of tardy, very happy, or full of hot air, what the word elated means
    $200 19
He was born in Brooklyn in 1944 & was mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2002
    $200 5
The ballet "Les patineurs" focuses on this athletic pastime, with the dancers gliding by in wintry setting
    $200 14
If a grown-up tries to serve you the oxtail type of this, say, "No thanks. I'll have the chicken noodle"
    $200 6
The votes are in: winners on this show have included Ruben Studdard & Carrie Underwood
    $400 2
This largest city in New Mexico has 2 Qs & 3 Us in its name
    $400 4
While this word can mean a series of arches, you probably know it better as a place to play pinball & video games
    $400 20
This 19th century New Yorker wrote of one guy who slept for 20 years & another who went around headless
    $400 24
In part two of the ballet "Jewels", the dancers dress like these red gems
    $400 15
Don't be fooled: calamari is just a fancy name for this sea creature that has suction cups on some of its squiggly arms
    $400 7
Melissa Joan Hart starred as this extraordinary teenage witch with ordinary teenage problems
    $600 11
Hartford is the capital of this New England state
    $600 12
It's the 4-letter word for the president's power to reject a bill passed by Congress
    $600 25
Polio struck this Hyde Park politician in 1921
    $600 21
Maybe kids would eat more of these green spears if we called them by their German name, Spargel
    $600 8
Look, up in the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane, it's this WB series about a young Superman
    $800 17
Have you "bean" to this capital of Peru?
    DD: $1,600 13
The name of this branch of math comes from 2 Greek words meaning "earth measure"
    $800 26
Originally from New York City, this microbiologist developed the first vaccine against polio
    $800 22
Unlike Florentine cookies (dipped in chocolate--yum!), eggs Florentine is made with this leafy green veggie (not so yum)
    $800 9
Seen here on a U.S. stamp, most of us see her on the eternally popular reruns of shows she starred in from the 1950s
    $1000 18
On an alphabetical list of world nations, this country immediately follows the United States
    $1000 16
It's the Spanish term for any of the Spanish conquerors who came to the Americas in the 1500s
    $1000 23
Trifle is a fancy dessert; this similar word is a fungus found in the forest by trained pigs
    $1000 10
George Gore & Parker McKenna Posey are 2 of the "kids" on this sitcom that stars Damon Wayans as their dad

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

Aman Veronica Emily
$1,800 $1,200 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aman Veronica Emily
$1,600 $1,200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

REPTILES
SPORTS STARS
TAKE ME TO YOUR FORMER LEADERS
(Alex: We want you to identify the country for us.)
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
GIMME "MO"
    $400 13
After alligators were declared protected in the U.S., caimans were brought from this continent as a substitute
    $400 1
Since 1997 this golfer has won the PGA twice, the Masters 4 times, the British Open twice & the U.S. Open twice
    $400 2
Charles de Gaulle,
Georges Pompidou,
Francois Mitterrand
    $400 21
In "The Fellowship of the Ring", Gandalf warns this young hobbit to "keep" the ring "safe, and keep it secret!"
    $400 7
This Cabinet department is in charge of grading meat, poultry & dairy products to ensure their quality
    $400 9
A water-filled barrier around a castle
    $800 14
The Native American word torope gives us this name for a turtle that was a common Native American food
    $800 12
After leading Team USA to the Olympic Gold in soccer in 2004, she retired with a record 158 international goals
    $800 3
Pieter Botha,
F.W. de Klerk,
Nelson Mandela
    $800 22
The middle name of this funny "First Grader" is Beatrice, but she just likes to use the initial B. & that's all
    DD: $1,200 8
It's the minimum number of electoral votes that a state may have in the electoral college
    $800 11
It can be a chocolately flavor or a Yemeni port city famous for its coffee
    $1200 15
Grossness alert! The banded gecko doesn't just shed this, but rips it off in strips that it then swallows
    $1200 23
These 2 sisters topped the WTA's money leaders list in tennis tournaments in 2002
    $1200 4
Konrad Adenauer,
Helmut Schmidt,
Helmut Kohl
    $1200 25
In "Little Women", she's the tomboy among the 4 March sisters
    $1200 10
The Great Seal of the U.S. features a bald eagle with a ribbon in its mouth bearing this Latin motto
    $1200 20
Also called angora, it's the soft, silky wool of the angora goat
    DD: $800 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew introduces us to a green lizard.) The name of this animal, found in Africa, is from the Greek for "ground lion"
    $1600 24
In 2005 guard Steve Nash became the first Canadian to be named MVP of this league
    $1600 5
Pierre Trudeau,
Brian Mulroney,
Jean Chretien
    $1600 18
The First Amendment to the Constitution gurantees "the right of the people peaceably to" do this
    $2000 17
If the pupil of the eye is round, the reptile is diurnal; if it looks like a slit, this opposite
    $2000 6
Ferdinand Marcos,
Corazon Aquino,
Joseph Estrada
    $2000 19
In the absence of the vice president, it's the title of the person who heads the U.S. Senate

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aman Veronica Emily
$3,200 -$1,200 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC PEOPLE
At 81, this Pennsylvanian was the oldest delegate at the 1787 Constitutional Convention

Final scores:

Aman Veronica Emily
$4,000 -$1,200 $0
Winner: $10,000 + an AOL personal computer package + Classroom Jeopardy! 3rd place: $1,000 + an AOL personal computer package + Classroom Jeopardy! 2nd place: $2,000 + an AOL personal computer package + Classroom Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Aman Veronica Emily
$3,200 -$1,200 $4,000
14 R,
7 W
10 R,
7 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $6,000

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