Show #4566 - Monday, June 14, 2004

Ken Jennings game 9.


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Joe Riley, a bartender from Reisterstown, Maryland

Carla DenHartog, a technical writer from Burlington, Vermont

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 8-day cash winnings total $266,158)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And each correct response will be a letter of the alphabet. We don't want a word; we want a letter.)
    $200 22
On May 8, 1915 the New York Times headline read: this British liner "Sunk by a Submarine"
    $200 6
"Well, Clarice, have the lambs stopped screaming?"
    $200 1
Actor Christopher Kutcher uses this middle name as his first
    $200 21
The Iranian,
the Persian,
the Zoroastrian
    $200 16
The U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial stands near the north gate of this Virginia site
    $200 11
Add this letter to rim & it becomes the rim of a hat
    $400 23
In 1918 the U.S. military revived this newspaper which originated in the Civil War
    $400 7
"When you're a Jet, you're a Jet all the way!"
    $400 2
We should see a light bulb above your head if you know that this man's middle name was Alva
    $400 27
The Wight,
the Manx,
the Orkney
    $400 17
Fort Caroline is a memorial to this country's 16th c. attempt to establish a permanent colony in what's now Fla.
    $400 12
When is a surgeon like a fish?--When you add this letter to it
    $600 24
The Germans invaded this country on Aug. 4, 1914 & were soon accused of atrocities there
    $600 8
"If you are fighting, stop fighting. If you are marching, stop marching. Come back to me..."
    $600 3
John F. Kennedy's middle name was Fitzgerald & Robert F. Kennedy's was this
    $600 28
The Vietnamese,
the Cambodian,
the Burmese
    $600 18
On April 15, 1962 memorials were held in remembrance of this tragic event's 50th anniversary
    $600 13
Add this letter to crate & it becomes a big bowl-shaped depression
    $800 25
In the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, Russia gave up a lot of territory to Germany, including these 3 Baltic states
    $800 9
"Hokey religions & ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid"
    $800 4
This artist's middle names were Abbott McNeill; just ask his mother
    $800 29
The Russian green,
the Russian black,
the Russian blue
    $800 19
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew provides the clue from Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.) The Pearl Harbor memorial I'm visiting spans the hull of this battleship that was sunk December 7, 1941
    $800 14
This letter turns a pony into a flower
    $1000 26
In Sept. 1914, in the Battle of this river near Paris, French reinforcements were sped to the front in taxicabs
    $1000 10
"You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow"
    $1000 5
It's what the middle initial "E" stood for in Robert E. Lee's name
    $1000 30
The Himalayan,
the Caucasian,
the Uralian
    DD: $1,000 20
The national memorial that commemorates this 1889 disaster preserves what's left of the South Fork Dam
    $1000 15
Add this letter to plant & it becomes easily bent

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

Ken Carla Joe
$5,400 $1,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Carla Joe
$6,800 $5,000 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Though only 5'7", this Founding Father was called "The Colossus of Independence"
    $400 1
With puppets like Lucy the Vamp, the musical "Avenue Q" has been called "South Park" -meets-this show
    $400 6
A sonnet by this poet ends, "And, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death"
    $400 16
If you can't visit her home at 239 Arch Street in Philadelphia, take a virtual tour of it on the web
    $400 26
Both in size & population it's by far the largest city in Iraq
    $400 18
Chinese dumpling steamed or fried
    $800 12
In 1921 this big wheel rode to his inauguration in a Packard Twin Six convertible
    $800 2
Dule Hill of "The West Wing" tapped his way into the original Broadway cast of this "noisy" Savion Glover show
    $800 7
"Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!" is a recent book by this Southern novelist & TV personality
    $800 17
Betsy Blair was nominated for a 1955 Oscar for playing Ernest Borgnine's shy girlfriend in this film
    $800 27
This North American country's name may come from a word meaning "collection of huts"
    $800 22
It killed about one million Irish in the 1840s
    $1200 13
A special luncheon at the 1901 Expo in Buffalo for this president's wife went on without her
    $1200 3
Fresh from his Oscar nomination for "The Cooler", he warmed up Broadway in "Twentieth Century"
    $1200 8
"The Window" & "Time Passes" are sections of her stream-of-consciousness novel "To the Lighthouse"
    DD: $2,600 19
In the film "The Betsy", the Betsy is one of these that Laurence Olivier names for his great-granddaughter
    DD: $1,800 28
For the first time since the ice age, this country has been joined to Western Europe by a 10-mile bridge to Malmo
    $1200 23
Home furnishing store founded in 1949 that sounds like a good place to buy a 9th anniversary gift
    $1600 14
President in the 1850s, his name inspired a comic strip about a duck
    $1600 4
This Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "bloomed" again on Broadway in 2002, with Lea Salonga as Mei-Li
    $1600 9
"Middlemarch" is one of her masterpieces
    $1600 20
She was perhaps best-known as a game show panelist before she played Jason's mother in "Friday the 13th"
    $1600 29
Under British protection until 1971, it's an island Emirate in the Persian Gulf
    $1600 24
Theodore Roosevelt Island is a 91-acre national wilderness park found in this river
    $2000 15
2004 is the bicentennial year of this president born in Hillsboro, New Hampshire
    $2000 5
Jane Krakowski is seen here making a spectacular entrance in this show, based on Fellini's film, "8 1/2"
    $2000 10
Her 1899 book "The Awakening" shocked critics with its frankness about women's emotional lives
    $2000 21
A 19th century song tells the tale of this gal "who crossed the wide prairie with her lover Ike"
    $2000 30
You'll find the Sea of Azov between these 2 countries, comrade
    $2000 25
Its atomic number is 19

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Carla Joe
$22,000 $8,200 $4,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The Chinese government, which controls all of these in the U.S., won't let a new one be named until it's 100 days old

Final scores:

Ken Carla Joe
$25,000 $8,801 $600
9-day champion: $291,158 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Carla Joe
$26,400 $9,200 $4,400
29 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2004-03-02
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