Show #4561 - Monday, June 7, 2004

Ken Jennings game 4.


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Clinton Wieden, a college student from Fairview, Oklahoma

Josh Hornik, a product manager from Santa Monica, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 3-day cash winnings total $96,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'll give you the clue, tell you how many letters. Each correct response will begin with an "S".)
    $200 16
After its 1980 eruption, this volcano in the American Northwest lost over 1,200 feet in height
    $200 2
Senior Counselor Spiffy at Camp Runamuck, Dave Ketchum was also Agent 13 on this show
    $200 11
Florence Chadwick was the first woman to swim this in both directions; Gertrude Ederle swam it one way
    $200 26
Due to the Treaty of Tordesillas of 1494, Portugal gained possession of this country in the New World
    $200 19
In checkers, the dark squares farthest from a player form this row
    $200 1
Waldorf or Caesar
    $400 17
This city's metro area includes Universal City, Castle Hills & Alamo Heights
    $400 3
In 1967 the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series went to this show
    $400 12
13-year-old Rebecca Sealfon won it in 1997 by knowing euonym,
    $400 27
Pinckney's Treaty ended disputes between the U.S. & Spain over Florida's borders & access to this river's mouth
    $400 20
In its first Top 20 hit, Queen sang about a "Killer" one
    $400 7
City by the Bay
(3, 9)
    $600 18
Exceeded only by the Mackenzie, it's Canada's second-longest river if you include the seaway
    $600 4
The 1962 TV drama "Seven Against the Sea" with Ernest Borgnine became this sitcom a few years later
    $600 13
Check it out! In 1972 he became the first American chess player to win the world championship
    $600 28
The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919 in this hall at the Palace of Versailles
    $600 21
The one not mentioned in the title of the TV series starring Kevin James
    $600 8
Teacher's long vacation
    $800 24
The Diavolezza & the Piz Corvatsch are famous ski areas near this Swiss resort
    $800 5
One book calls this character "unctuous & oily to adults ('Good evening Mr. & Mrs. Cleaver') but a bully to... kids"
    $800 14
In 1957 this future astronaut set a speed record flying from L.A. to NYC in 3 hrs., 23 min., 8.4 sec.
    $800 29
This conflict ended in 1902 with the signing of the Treaty of Vereeniging, a town just south of Johannesburg
    $800 22
You don't have to call that salmon a Chinook, you can call it this
    DD: $1,000 9
"Baby" bird
    $1000 25
This largest island in the U.S. Virgin Islands was earlier owned by the Dutch, English, Spanish, French & Danes
    $1000 6
Jackie Coogan's most famous TV role was this electrifying character on "The Addams Family"
    $1000 15
In 1884, the year of his death, he published the memoir "30 Years a Detective"
    $1000 30
Turkey regained control of these 2 straits by the Montreux Convention of 1936
    $1000 23
The one flown on the bow of a British ship
    $1000 10
Before energy or plexus

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

Ken Josh Clinton
$2,600 $800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Josh Clinton
$7,600 $2,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
Perhaps best known for his plays, such as "Uncle Vanya", he was also a famed short-story writer
    $400 1
1 of only 2 Americans to win the men's figure skating gold medal since 1960
    $400 10
A 13-foot-tall one of these stands on the highway near the city limits of Plains, Georgia
    $400 26
In "The African Queen", Humphrey Bogart called these bloodsucking worms "filthy little devils"
    $400 14
She was the first female Secretary of State
    $400 15
The last section of a racecourse
    $800 6
After winning the Nobel Prize for Literature for "Doctor Zhivago", he was expelled from the Soviet Writers Union
    $800 2
In 1998, the first Olympics in which it was held, Italy's Gian Simmen won the men's halfpipe in this sport
    $800 11
These off the state tree of Illinois were ground, leached & cooked by Indians for food
    $800 27
The Culex species of this insect may transmit encephalitis & certain kinds of parasitic worms
    $800 20
George Washington picked this future president to be his first Secretary of State
    $800 16
School study of household management
    $1200 7
His novella "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" was based on his own struggles in a Siberian labor camp
    $1200 3
Lydia Skoblikova has a record 6 gold medals in speed skating; this American woman is second with 5
    $1200 12
New Yorkers claim their bagels are best, because this ingredient is best in New York
    $1200 30
The teeth of this bloodsucking cave dweller are so sharp that victims may not even feel the bite
    DD: $1,800 21
Dwight Eisenhower & JFK both attended the 1962 dedication of the airport named for him
    $1200 17
Civilian activities in support of a war waged overseas
    $1600 8
One of this poet's great-grandfathers was a Black Ethiopian courtier to Peter the Great
    $1600 4
In 1992 Kjetil Aamodt set the Olympic record at 1 min., 13.04 sec. in the Super G, short for super giant this
    DD: $2,000 24
Bill Rosenberg opened the first shop in this chain in 1950 in Quincy, Ma. (we don't know when the cops came)
    $1600 29
All of the species of this parasite-carrying fly in the genus Glossina live in sub-Saharan Africa
    $1600 22
This silver-tongued orator & publisher of "The Commoner" resigned as Secretary in 1915
    $1600 18
In this 1978 film Jane Fonda becomes involved with a paraplegic war veteran played by Jon Voight
    $2000 9
Novelist & short-story writer Aleksey Maksimovich Peshkov used this pseudonym
    $2000 13
The Winter Olympics have been held in Austria twice, both times in this city
    $2000 25
Famous for its seafood, this "Old Original" restaurant in Philly is a premier reading, er, dining spot
    $2000 28
When this eel-like fish bites & attaches itself to another fish, an anticoagulating fluid keeps the wound open
    $2000 23
In 1842 this silver-tongued orator negotiated a treaty with Lord Ashburton which settled the Maine boundary dispute
    $2000 19

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Josh Clinton
$24,800 $8,400 $1,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Once slang for brain, this 2-word phrase now means the Heritage Foundation or the Brookings Institution

Final scores:

Ken Josh Clinton
$30,000 $13,199 $3,599
4-day champion: $126,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Josh Clinton
$24,400 $9,400 $3,600
25 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2004-02-25
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