Show #4380 - Friday, September 26, 2003

2003 Back to School Week game 5.


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Josh Woo, an eleven-year-old seventh-grader from River Ridge, Louisiana

Becca Portman, a twelve-year-old seventh-grader from Deerwood, Maryland

Matt Bischoff, a twelve-year-old seventh-grader from Sicklerville, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Watch out for those.)
    $200 3
The horseman that terrorized Sleepy Hollow was this, not legless or armless
    $200 1
Hilary hit No. 1 with her hit "I Can't Wait" on this kids' radio network
    $200 21
This dinosaur "king" could run as fast as 25 MPH & recent evidence suggests it was warm-blooded
    $200 14
If you start with 30 marbles & lose all but 7 in a game, this is how many you have left
    $200 4
Inspired by the Harry Potter books, these beans come in odd flavors like grass, sardine & earwax
    $200 5
If you prefer a Butterfinger to a brisket you have a "sweet" one
    $400 18
This character concocted the potion that created Mr. Hyde
    $400 2
On a Disney Channel series Hilary was occasionally very animated as this title character
    DD: $400 24
This dinosaur of the late Cretaceous Period had 2 brow horns & one nose horn, as its name indicates
    $400 15
It's the technical reason you can't take a photograph of a man with a wooden leg
    $400 10
Introduced in 2002, Slimy Ghoul is a glow-in-the-dark dispenser for this 3-letter candy
    $400 6
When you're throwing a tantrum, it means you've lost this
    $600 22
Another name for a mirror; Alice went "through" one
    $600 16
In this 2003 film the assignment of a CIA spy Frankie Muniz is to get close to Hilary Duff
    $600 26
One theory says the triangular plates on its back helped control body temperature; another says they attracted mates
    $600 20
Good students will know that this word is the one word that is mispelled in this question
    $600 11
York introduced these yummy "patties" in 1940, but they weren't distributed nationally until 1975
    $600 7
A witness is asked to tell this, the whole this & nothing but this
    $800 23
After picking up his book "Moby Dick", you might be relieved to know he wrote short stories too
    $800 17
In 1998 Hilary played this young witch who meets Casper the Friendly Ghost
    $800 27
Made famous by "Jurassic Park", this 6-foot-long "swift robber" had a "killing claw" on each foot
    $800 25
Number of F's in this flimsy formulation of a question
    $800 12
H.B. Reese made Johnny Bars & Lizzie Bars before coming up with these famous "Cups" in the 1930s
    $800 8
A pointer called a yad, Hebrew for "hand", is used when reading from this in synagogue
    $1000 29
This character's squire was Sancho Panza
    $1000 19
Hilary and this young rapper duetted on the song "Tell Me A Story"
    $1000 28
Minimum number of ducks required to have a line in which 1 duck is behind 2, 1 in front of 2 & 1 in the middle
    $1000 13
Pop Rocks pop in your mouth because they contain bubbles of this gas
    $1000 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew throws a crumpled up piece of paper into a wastepaper basket.) From the Latin for "to throw across", this path has to be very precise to make a basket

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

Matt Becca Josh
$200 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Becca Josh
$600 $2,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
In New Orleans you can jazz things up aboard the steamboat Natchez for a jazz cruise along this river
    $400 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shakes her head at a digitally reduced speed.) It's the two-word name for the special effect seen here
    $400 13
Former prime ministers of this country include Margaret Thatcher, Edward Heath & John Major
    $400 8
"What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming"
    $400 10
Motrin works to bring down this, which is simply an above-normal body temperature
    $400 1
In 1738 Franz Ketterer created the first one of these clocks that chirp the time
    $800 4
450 feet tall with 34 floors, the Capitol building in this Louisiana city is the tallest state Capitol
    $800 17
In a fable, this animal tells the hare, "you are much faster than I, but... slow and steady wins the race"
    $800 14
Indira Gandhi was the first & only female prime minister so far of this Asian nation
    $800 9
"Mind the music and the step and with the girls be handy"
    $800 15
A 2002 study found that eye drops treat "lazy eye" just as well as this item from a pirate costume
    $800 2
From an Inuit word for "house", this house is made from blocks of hard-packed snow
    $1200 12
During Carnival season, nearly a million visitors attend this Shrove Tuesday celebration in New Orleans
    $1200 22
In 1997 Dr. Steven Chu won a Nobel Prize for slowing down atoms using one of these amplified light beams
    $1200 21
The first 3 emperors of this ancient empire were Augustus, Tiberius & Caligula
    $1200 19
"O beautiful for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain..."
    $1200 16
81 milligrams is the standard children's dose of this popular pain-relieving drug made by Bayer
    $1200 5
Capt. James Cook introduced this word to English speakers after he saw skin designs on Polynesian natives
    DD: $800 18
During the 1800s the growing of sugar & this fiber became big business in Louisiana
    DD: $2,000 23
When called by God to lead the Israelites in Exodus, he says, "but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue"
    $1600 25
From 1953 until 1964, Nikita Khrushchev was the powerful leader of this large nation
    $1600 20
"From the mountains, to the prairies, to the oceans white with foam..."
    $1600 27
Boiron's Chestal Honey Base is a type of this liquid, & also soothes the throat
    $1600 6
In many Asian countries, the shoots of this very tall grass are eaten as a vegetable
    $2000 26
Louisiana was included in that famous purchase bought from this Frenchman in 1803
    $2000 24
The name of this slow-moving mammal seen here comes from an Old English word for "slow"
    $2000 28
"Land where my fathers died, land of the Pilgrims' pride, from every mountainside, let freedom ring"
    $2000 7
Its website has been called the first large-scale directory of the Internet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Becca Josh
$3,400 $11,200 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Spud & Yam are 2 of the offspring of this toy introduced in 1952

Final scores:

Matt Becca Josh
$1 $22,399 $11,799
3rd place: $1,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate Winner: $22,399 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate 2nd place: $2,000 + Classroom Jeopardy! + a $1,000 Dell Computer gift certificate

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Becca Josh
$3,000 $11,200 $13,000
13 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
14 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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Game tape date: 2003-08-26
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