Show #4558 - Wednesday, June 2, 2004

Ken Jennings game 1.


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Julia Lazarus, a fundraiser from New York, New York

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah

Jerry Harvey, a freelance educator originally from California, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $70,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
A president:
"Remembering Jack"
    $200 26
If you're using a leaf skimmer, you're probably keeping this clean
    $200 21
He was presidentially pardoned September 8, 1974
    $200 12
"Nice Greek girls who don't find a husband work in the family restaurant"
    $200 6
In pinochle, an A-K-Q-J-10 of trump is a royal sequence; in poker, it would be a royal this
    $200 1
A fast-spreading outbreak of a disease
    $400 8
A Frenchman:
"The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind"
    $400 27
In Pittsburgh, "redd up" means tidy up & is usually applied to one of these, like a teenager's
    $400 22
Though Thomas Blood stole this object important to Charles II from the Tower of London, Charles pardoned him
    $400 13
"I shall take you to the Black Pearl and your bonny lass"
    $400 17
Chutes & Ladders began as a Hindu game of these & ladders
    $400 2
A short section at the end of a book
    $600 9
A Revolutionary War figure:
"Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy"
    $600 28
For some light cleaning, it's the 2-word name of the item seen here
    $600 23
In 1992 President Bush pardoned 6 Iran-Contra figures, saying this was their main motivation
    $600 14
"Keep an eye on the staircases. They like to change"
    $600 18
One of the tiles in the first word put on a Scrabble board must cover the square with this symbol on it
    $600 3
From the Greek for "seizure", it's a medical condition involving abnormal electrical brain activity
    DD: $1,800 10
An entrepreneur:
"Bargain Billionaire"
    $800 29
Men wielding these windshield-cleaning implements are a negative indicator of quality of life in NYC
    $800 24
This country singer who did time in San Quentin was pardoned by Governor Reagan in 1972
    $800 15
"God doesn't take vacations... does He?... Do Ye?"
    $800 19
A Parcheesi player begins with 4 pieces & can move a maximum of this many of them on one roll of the dice
    $800 4
A witty saying or expression
    $1000 11
A '60s civil rights leader:
"By Any Means Necessary"
    $1000 30
It means "scrub vigorously" & 3M makes Scotch-Brite pads to do it
    $1000 25
He fought against Julius Caesar, who pardoned him; a mistake, as he then conspired with Brutus in Caesar's murder
    $1000 16
"There's a monster outside my room, can I have a glass of water?"
    $1000 20
The French call this floor or table game jeu de puce, "the flea game", as the disks act like jumping fleas
    $1000 5
The best example of something

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jerry Ken Julia
$0 $4,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Ken Julia
$1,800 $8,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
In 1919 this winner of the Iron Cross joined what would become the Nazi Party
    $400 6
He never forgave Mrs. Patrick Campbell for going off on her honeymoon while rehearsing his "Pygmalion"
    $400 1
Bovine means resembling cattle; this word that's 1 letter shorter means resembling sheep
    $400 16
Replaces New York's Daniel Patrick Moynihan
    $400 25
Nepal's western, eastern & southern boundaries are with this country
    $400 21
Mash avocado, add onion, lemon juice & some tomato to get this chip dip
    $800 12
This mythical hero stole Hippolyta's girdle as one of his labors
    $800 7
As a student at Brown University, this actress appeared in a play written by her father, Romulus Linney
    $800 2
When in England, if asked to snog, be aware it means this
    $800 17
Succeeds Connecticut's Lowell Weicker
    $800 30
The U.S. Ambassador to Samoa is stationed in Wellington in this country
    $800 22
In "Over The Rainbow", "troubles melt like" these, "away, above the chimney tops"
    $1200 13
Born in Dublin, Texas in 1912, this 4-time U.S. Open winner had his own line of golf equipment
    DD: $5,000 8
Chapter One of her life with Neil Simon began in 1973, when she was cast in his play "The Good Doctor"
    $1200 3
This word for circumstances that lessen a punishment comes from the Latin for "soft"
    $1200 18
Replaces Arizona's Barry Goldwater
    $1200 28
In April 1939 this country absorbed Albania
    $1200 23
This girl sold lemonade to reporters during her father's 1976 presidential campaign
    $1600 14
This man took office as the 19th president of the U.S. in 1877
    $1600 9
Appropriately, his wife Armande Bejart made her stage debut in his 1662 play "The School for Wives"
    DD: $2,000 4
Prefab metal sheets used to print newspapers gave us this term for standard wording, as in contracts
    $1600 19
Follows North Carolina's Jesse Helms
    $1600 27
A child prodigy, violinist Yehudi Menuhin was born in this country
    $1600 24
He's the only Lemon in Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame
    $2000 15
In Genesis 16 this handmaid of Sarah flees the household
    $2000 10
This author of the play "Purlie Victorious" co-starred in it on Broadway with his wife, Ruby Dee
    $2000 5
(Sofia of the Clue Crew holds up a fencing sword.) The weak part of the blade is the foible; the strong part has this "F" name that can also mean what you're best at
    $2000 20
Replaces New York's Alphonse D'Amato
    $2000 26
What was long ago called Cush, part of Nubia, is considered to be this African country today
    $2000 29
According to a children's rhyme, "Oranges and lemons say the bells of" this church

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Ken Julia
$7,400 $20,000 $18,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

She's the first female track & field athlete to win medals in 5 different events at a single Olympics

Final scores:

Jerry Ken Julia
$7,401 $37,201 $14,801
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $37,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jerry Ken Julia
$9,200 $19,600 $14,800
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,600

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Game tape date: 2004-02-24
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