Show #4567 - Tuesday, June 15, 2004

Ken Jennings game 10.


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David Steinhardt, a writer from Quarry Hill, Vermont

Karen Gasperino, an administrative assistant from Las Vegas, Nevada

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 9-day cash winnings total $291,158)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Notice the "Z" in quotation marks. Each correct response will contain that letter.)
    $200 1
This country has numerous national parks including Fiordland, Tongariro & Abel Tasman
    $200 6
Send mail to this critter c/o the Ranger's Station, Jellystone Park
    $200 26
The lowest button of this sleeveless part of a 3-piece suit is left open, which some trace to Edward VII's large royal gut
    $200 14
In the 1960s Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with a disease named for this famous athlete
    $200 11
"Gilligan's Island" resident who is Barbie's little sister
    $200 17
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew punches in from Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn.) Terms for boxing punches include uppercut, hook & this 3-letter word
    $400 2
South America's largest known petroleum deposits lie in this country's Maracaibo Basin
    $400 7
Sometime in the 23rd century & somewhere in the Alpha Quadrant, Lt. Uhura makes her home on this vessel
    $400 27 reports some of these shown by Gaultier "were short enough to be belts"
    $400 22
(I'm Jerome Bettis of the NFL.) As a sufferer from this condition, I've testified on Capitol Hill about the need to keep inhalers on the market
    $400 12
Stooge name of Elizabeth Taylor's last husband
    $400 18
It's the elongated core in which the grains of an ear of corn are embedded
    $600 3
Its Latin name, Helvetia, appears on its coins & stamps
    $600 8
Micky, Mike, Davy & Pete all lived together at 1334 N. Beechwood Dr. in Los Angeles on this show
    DD: $1,800 28
Some people mentally add "L-Y" to this brand of super-comfy Australian sheepskin boots
    $600 23
Hepatitis C is not named for this sufferer, the C in the singing group CSN
    $600 13
Santa's reindeer promoted by Josephine the Plumber
    $600 19
These 2
3-letter words form the name of a synonym for rap music
    $800 4
It was once known as Portuguese East Africa
    $800 9
A lavish gadget-laden railroad car called the "Nimrod" housed & transported this show's heroes
    $800 29
In the 1800s the height of these posed a storage problem until Antoine Gibus made them collapsible
    $800 24
Musician Michael Wolff suffers from this, inspiring his wife Polly Draper to write the film "The Tic Code"
    $800 15
Dumas Musketeer who got his own fragrance in 1964
    $800 20
A confused & noisy clamor
    $1000 5
The Baykonur Cosmodrome, Russia's space-launch facility, is actually in this nation
    $1000 10
A Depression-era family live on their own mountain in Jefferson County, Virginia on this show
    $1000 30
This classic pattern with a dental name always comes back into fashion
    $1000 25
Kathleen Turner is a sufferer of & spokesperson about R.A., short for this
    $1000 16
'N Sync member or an illiterate 6th century Byzantine Emperor who had to use a stencil to sign his name
    $1000 21
From the Latin for "nothing", it's nothing, nada, zip, zero

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

Ken Karen David
$6,400 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Karen David
$10,400 $1,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
He once promised, "As long as there is imagination left in the world" his theme park would never be completed
    $400 1
In 1967 Aretha Franklin proved she could S-P-E-L-L with this song, one of the biggest solo hits of her career
    $400 7
According to his lawyer, Joe DiMaggio died with this woman's name on his lips
    $400 16
It's nothing to write home about, but the hollow spines on a hedgehog are called these
    $400 28
Use this device with telescoping legs when slow shutter speed requires a steady camera
    $400 3
    $800 19
Well, I'll be a monkey's uncle! They're the opposing minds seen here during the 1925 Scopes trial
    $800 2
In 1963 Bobby Vinton had 2 consecutive top 3 hits with this color in the titles
    $800 12
Book that ends, "...Aunt Sally, she's going to adopt me and sivilize me and I can't stand it. I been there before"
    $800 18
You may have noticed that this planet isn't on the same ecliptic plane as the others in the solar system
    $800 29
Popular in the 1800s, it was produced on a sheet of metal, but not the one in its name
    $800 8
    $1200 20
Helen Keller's "Miracle Worker", this teacher was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 2003
    $1200 4
Producer Phil Spector played the guitar solo on this R&B vocal group's 1963 Top 10 hit "On Broadway"
    $1200 13
At the end of this 1960 Billy Wilder comedy, Shirley MacLaine settles down to a card game & says, "Shut up and deal!"
    $1200 23
The eggs of the Japanese species of this small game bird were studied on the Mir Space Station
    DD: $5,400 30
He first took an interest in photography during a family trip to Yosemite in 1916
    $1200 9
    $1600 21
California governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. went by the name Jerry; his father, also governor, went by this nickname
    $1600 5
Its lyrics include "We always take my car 'cause it's never been beat, and we've never missed yet with the girls we meet"
    DD: $1,600 14
This 1892 Leoncavallo opera ends with "La commedia e finita", or "The comedy is finished"
    $1600 24
The Titanic sank with its artifacts to 12,500 feet, where this is measured at about 380 atmospheres
    $1600 27
A flaw in some pictures, here it's used for artistic effect above the subject's head
    $1600 10
    $2000 22
In 1917 this Montanan became the first woman member of the U.S. House of Representatives
    $2000 6
In 1968 the Lemon Pipers asked us to "Listen while I play" this colorful title instrument
    $2000 15
This president's last words referred to his wife: "I know that I am going where Lucy is"
    $2000 25
Sadly, James Joyce died before these hypothetical particles were named for a word he used in "Finnegans Wake"
    $2000 26
In darkroom chemicals, this one is used to arrest the action of the developer
    $2000 11

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Karen David
$35,000 $2,000 $5,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay To mould me man..." is the epigraph to this 1818 novel

Final scores:

Ken Karen David
$50,000 $3,000 $5,800
10-day champion: $341,158 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Karen David
$32,600 $2,000 $5,800
40 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
1 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2004-03-02
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