Show #4565 - Friday, June 11, 2004

Ken Jennings game 8.


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Ethan Culbreth, an orchid specialist from Hollywood, California

Al Arsenault, a computer security engineer from Ellicott City, Maryland

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 7-day cash winnings total $231,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This "Funny Girl" was just 19 when she made her Broadway debut in "I Can Get It for You Wholesale" in 1962
    $200 5
(Hi, I'm James Worthy.) In 1982 I led this school, the Tar Heels, to the NCAA title & was named MVP of the Final Four
    $200 8
At Six Flags Over Texas, you must be 3'6" to ride in these, 4'6" to drive one
    $200 26
It occurs during sleep:
    $200 21
Fran Lebowitz jokingly said, "My favorite animal is" this, but she didn't specify Porterhouse or T-bone
    $200 16
A landing made by an aircraft or a space vehicle
    $400 2
Sleep-eze mogul (& movie fan) Allen Parkinson founded this state's Movieland Wax Museum in 1962
    $400 6
The dames from this Indiana university won the women's NCAA basketball title in 2001
    $400 9
The laser type of this game was inspired by "Star Wars" & popularized in the 1980s
    $400 27
Pertaining to childbirth:
    $400 22
This breakfast goody has been described as "an unsweetened doughnut with rigor mortis"
    $400 17
Eliot Ness' team of lawmen
    $600 3
In 1969 this Surrealist created the logo for Chupa Chups, a Spanish brand of lollipops
    $600 12
(Hi, I'm Sue Bird.) Before joining the WNBA, I led this university's Huskies to the NCAA championships in 2000 & 2002
    $600 10
Nabisco says that consumers chose the koala as the newest member of this menagerie
    $600 28
Referring to the stomach & part of the digestive tract:
    $600 23
Mark Twain said that cauliflower "is nothing but" this vegetable "with a college education"
    $600 18
Named for a Phrygian king, someone has this if he's got the ability to make lots of money with little effort
    $800 4
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew walks through a TV room times three at Graceland in Memphis, TN.) Elvis probably got the idea to put 3 TVs in a row from this president, who was famous for watching 3 news shows at once
    $800 13
Later a coach, she was the first basketball player at USC to have a jersey number retired
    $800 11
A party here, "Where a kid can be a kid", goes:
playtime--pizza--performance--cake--open gifts--90 minutes are up
    $800 29
Cardiac operation:
    $800 24
Woody Allen says he won't eat this shellfish because "I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded, dead"
    $800 19
The ability to appeal to the interests & sensibilities of the ordinary person
    $1000 7
Claude Brown called his autobiographical 1965 novel about growing up in Harlem "Manchild in" this place
    $1000 14
(I'm Jalen Rose of the NBA.) I was part of this school's "Fab Five" that played in 2 NCAA finals in the '90s
    $1000 15
In stories by Laura Lee Hope, it's the last name of twins Bert & Nan &
Freddie & Flossie
    $1000 30
A component of the blood:
    DD: $1,200 25
Thackeray's "Ballad of" this dish calls it "A sort of soup or broth... or hotchpotch of all sorts of fishes"
    $1000 20
An Orson Welles thriller

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

Ken Al Ethan
$4,800 $4,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Al Ethan
$12,800 $5,000 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Playwright Langston Hughes formed the Suitcase Theater in Harlem & the New Negro Theater in this Calif. city
    $400 1
The A&E "Biography" show on the man seen here includes his stint as mayor of this city
    $400 11
In 1987 Seattle gave a sea otter to its oldest sister city, Kobe in this country
    $400 26
Ride over a nail & you might need Schwinn's Airdriver, one of these
    $400 21
This printer & lithographer joined forces with James Ives in the 1850s
    $400 15
Pit as a piddle
    $800 3
With its strong political message, Amiri Baraka's play "Dutchman" won one of these off-Broadway awards in 1964
    $800 7
He plays Inman, who struggles to get home to Cold Mountain
    $800 12
With Seattle's coffee & this from sister city Perugia, Italy, they can make mocha
    $800 27
If you're lucky & this is gushing in your back yard, call for one of Lufkin Industries' pumping units
    $800 22
Some consider the painting seen here to be the first in this modern style
    $800 17
Call as a cree
    $1200 4
This play about a family moving to the suburbs was the first Broadway play written & directed by African Americans
    $1200 8
The first syllable of his last name rhymes with "mood", not "mud"
    $1200 13
Seattle can flaunt the fact, or maybe flute the fact, it's a sister to this Irish city
    $1200 28
Light bulb makers use a special pump to create this inside the bulb
    $1200 23
Degas portrayed this American woman & fellow Impressionist in several of his works
    $1200 18
Lad as a larch hare
    $1600 5
James Baldwin loosely based his play "Blues for Mister Charlie" on the '55 murder of Emmitt Till in this southern state
    $1600 9
This romantic actor appeared in "Marriage Italian Style", "Divorce Italian Style" & "Ghosts Italian Style"
    $1600 14
This Norwegian sister city should be a favorite of Murphy Brown
    $1600 29
To lift water, try this basic type of pump, a cylinder with a piston inside
    DD: $3,600 24
This 19th century British landscape artist painted "Cloud Studies" & "The Haywain"
    $1600 19
Rod as a boot
    $2000 6
This playwright of "Fences" & "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" founded Pittsburgh's Black Horizon Theatre Company
    DD: $3,000 10
Seen here near the end of his career, his last name is a synonym for "strength"

"I want only the strong, who can row 1500 miles to Africa and walk ashore alive!"
    $2000 16
A port city, Seattle is a sister to this port city of Kenya
    $2000 30
It's a pit or well where water collects; the pump named for it gets the water out
    $2000 25
This Italian term meaning the balance of light & shade is often used of Rembrandt's paintings
    $2000 20
Gold as grass

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Al Ethan
$38,600 $11,800 $1,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1960 this new national leader made the longest speech in United Nations history, 4 hours & 29 minutes

Final scores:

Ken Al Ethan
$35,158 $20,000 $1,000
8-day champion: $266,158 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Al Ethan
$35,400 $11,800 $1,000
41 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
14 R,
1 W
4 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $48,200

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Game tape date: 2004-02-25
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