Show #4590 - Friday, July 16, 2004

Ken Jennings game 33.


[<< previous game]

Frank McNeil, a facilities management specialist from Louisville, Kentucky

Mary McCarthy, a homemaker from Las Vegas, Nevada

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 32-day cash winnings total $1,050,460)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll have anagrams for you.)
    $200 1
8 days after publishing his first novel, "This Side of Paradise", he married Zelda Sayre
    $200 22
From 1970 to 1996 this baseball team's address was 100 Riverfront Stadium
    $200 12
Reigning from around 67 to 79 A.D., Linus is considered to be the second man to hold this position
    $200 17
This tiny principality has the highest population density
    $200 6
In South America:
    $200 9
In 1976 Evel Knievel had a farewell to these, breaking both in an attempt to jump a tank full of sharks
    $400 2
His ability to imitate the family doctor earned this playwright the nickname "Doc"
    $400 23
These turtles are fast swimmers, so it's appropriate that the University of Maryland's swim teams bear their name
    $400 13
A major Red Sea port, Jeddah is this country's second most populous city
    $400 21
Elizabeth is this state's fourth-largest city in population
    $400 7
A European metropolis:
    $400 26
They may be the strongest & longest bones in the body but Evel snapped both of 'em in the famous leap at Caesars
    $600 3
This poet who wrote "Trees" was killed in action during WWI
    $600 24
(Hi, I'm Julius Erving.) In the 1972 NBA Draft I was picked by this team that 3 years earlier drafted some guy named Lew Alcindor
    $600 14
In the 1924 Olympic 100-meter freestyle, Duke Kahanamoku was second to this man
    $600 18
From 1970 to 1990 the population center shifted west from southern Illinois to near Steelville in this state
    $600 8
In the Western Hemisphere:
    $600 28
Alas, poor Yorick, do not leap forth at Caesars, for verily, Evel fractured this upon landing in the year 1969
    $800 4
This author of "The Joy Luck Club" was born in California shortly after her parents immigrated to the U.S.
    $800 25
In 1999 the U.S. women's soccer team won the World Cup when it defeated this country's team in the finals
    $800 15
K2, the world's second-highest mountain, is also called this, after a geographer
    $800 19
With a population of about 500,000, it's bordered by Belgium, Germany & France
    $800 10
Down Under:
    $800 29
Evel says he's broken 35 bones, including this, the slender bone that forms the anterior part of the shoulder
    $1000 5
His "Tales of the South Pacific" was the basis for a Broadway musical
    $1000 27
(I'm Dan Fouts, Hall of Famer.) In my career, this team's offense was called "Air Coryell" for the innovative passing coach Don Coryell
    $1000 16
In her second book Nancy Drew's title concern was "The Hidden" this
    DD: $3,000 20
With more than 10% of the population, they form Turkey's largest minority ethnic group
    $1000 11
An Asian capital:
    $1000 30
In '99, fast running out of original parts, Mr. K. had a transplant of this, due to hepatitis C complications

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Ken Mary Frank
$4,200 $0 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Mary Frank
$13,200 $400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
Lightning not only strikes the same place twice, it strikes this 110-story Chicago tower hundreds of times a year
    $400 17
He gave his one life for his country on Sept. 22, 1776
    $400 22
This magician's incantation may be derived from the Hebrew word "ha-b'rakah"
    $400 26
This cup became sort of a family heirloom for the descendents of Joseph of Arimathea
    $400 6
Because of short-term memory loss, girl meets boy over & over in this Adam Sandler-Drew Barrymore comedy
    $400 1
It was made a national park in 1994
    $800 7
Old Testament structure built on the Plain of Shinar
    $800 18
Prime Minister of Japan during World War II, he was hanged for war crimes in 1948
    $800 23
This "Amazing" magician's educational foundation debunks paranormal claims
    $800 27
Often with a cup-shaped hilt, it's the type of sword seen here, or the type of wit we'd all like to display
    $800 8
Jason Biggs & Alyson Hannigan tie the knot in this 2003 comedy, the third in a series
    $800 2
Completes the famous quote, "I know not what course others may take, but as for me..."
    $1200 11
Opened in 1976, it's the tallest structure in Canada
    $1200 19
Lewis Paine, David Herold & George Atzerodt were all hanged for conspiring in this man's murder
    $1200 24
Billy McComb's version of this classic illusion used a boy & a girl & switched their lower halves
    $1200 28
The pentacle, or 5-pointed star, has symbolic importance in the Scottish rite of this order
    $1200 9
Cary Grant plans to meet Deborah Kerr at the Empire State Building in this weepie
    $1200 3
Legend says the tapping noise these beetles make heralds a death in the house
    DD: $4,200 13
Upon its completion in 1930, the Chrysler Building beat out this structure as the world's tallest
    $1600 20
On Aug. 23, 1305 this Scottish freedom fighter was hanged, drawn & quartered, but they'll never take his freedom!
    $1600 16
One aspect of sleight of hand magic is this art of drawing the spectator's attention away from a move
    DD: $6,200 29
It's the type of wand wielded by Claudio Abbado & Lorin Maazel
    $1600 10
Back in 1991 he made a strong impression as the drifter who hooks up with Geena Davis in "Thelma & Louise"
    $1600 4
Well-earned deadly nickname of the Amanita phalloides mushroom
    $2000 14
It rises 865 feet above the Belle Fourche River in Wyoming
    $2000 21
This religious reformer of Florence who set up a democratic republic was hanged for his efforts in 1498
    $2000 25
It's the directional term for the magical trick "lady" who appears to be cut into 3 pieces
    $2000 30
Before it was an antipersonnel mine, it was a 2-handed Scottish sword
    $2000 12
Being pursued by brothers Greg Kinnear & Harrison Ford is a dilemma for Julia Ormond in this remake of a classic
    $2000 5
Azrael is the Muslim name for this heavenly horror

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Mary Frank
$40,000 $3,200 $4,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We all love food.)
Experts believe that 16th century Dutch growers, through breeding, gave this vegetable its color to honor their ruling house

Final scores:

Ken Mary Frank
$50,000 $6,300 $3,199
33-day champion: $1,100,460 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Mary Frank
$30,800 $3,200 $4,800
40 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
3 R,
1 W
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2004-03-16
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at