Show #4572 - Tuesday, June 22, 2004

Ken Jennings game 15.


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Kelly Parker, an interlibrary loan specialist from Atlanta, Georgia

Rick Faulkner, a law student from Orange, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 14-day cash winnings total $471,759)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
She was in Kenya when she learned she had become queen on February 6, 1952
    $200 14
Originally drafted by Atlanta, he quarterbacked Green Bay to a Super Bowl victory in 1997
    $200 26
A rock & roll president:
Eagle (not Elvis, as rumored)
    $200 9
This country is Canada's main import & export business partner
    $200 21
B.I.O.N., Texan David Pay has written over 300 alphabetic characters on a single grain of this!
    $200 1
Castor & Pollux are the twin sons of this god
    $400 10
An Asian prime minister for 15 years, she was called "Indu" for short
    $400 15
This American's career grand slam began with his victory at Wimbledon in 1992
    $400 27
A cowboy president:
    $400 18
The scientific name of this high flyer seen here is Branta canadensis
    $400 22
B.I.O.N., herpetologist Bill Haast has been bitten over 150 times by these deadly creatures!
    $400 2
This Hungarian enjoyed a single day of wedded bliss with Felipe de Alba in 1982
    $600 11
In 1767 this "Great" empress called a commission on legal reform
    $600 16
A Detroit Red Wing from 1946 to 1971, it was his records that Gretzky broke
    $600 28
A Baptist president:
    $600 5
Sharing a border with Alaska, it's the Canadian territory that had a record low of -81 F. in 1947
    $600 23
B.I.O.N., every year a Filipino village recreates this event of around 30 A.D. using nails
    $600 6
Leader of the musical Mothers of Invention
    $800 12
In 1993 True Path Party leader Tansu Ciller became the first female PM of this large Muslim country
    $800 3
In 1984 this gymnast won 2 bronzes, 2 silvers & the Olympic gold medal for women's all-around
    $800 29
Eisenhower was Providence; oddly, this president was General
    $800 19
The Royal Tyrrell Museum in this westernmost prairie province is a world leader in dinosaur research
    $800 24
B.I.O.N., because he believes it's possessed by his dead fiancee, a man married one of these dolls!
    $800 7
A compound of this element, atomic number 30, is used in lotions as a sunscreen
    $1000 13
An entirely female unit, the Mariana Grajales Women's Platoon, helped win this country's 1956-58 socialist revolution
    $1000 17
Later a Knick, this basketball center led Georgetown to 3 NCAA finals & the 1984 title
    $1000 30
A religious visitor:
    $1000 20
This league uses 12 players per side, but only 3 plays per series of downs
    $1000 25
B.I.O.N., a 3-year old Ugandan boy was adopted & raised for 4 years by a colony of these human-like apes!
    DD: $2,200 8
It's home to the Croatian Academy of Arts & Sciences

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

Ken Rick Kelly
$5,200 $200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Rick Kelly
$9,200 $3,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Tara is lit with hundreds of candles for this woman's marriage to Charles Hamilton
    $400 26
Before "The West Wing", this former Brat Packer was in the Wild West as Jesse James in "Frank and Jesse"
    $400 21
He took office as the mayor of Chicago in 1989
    $400 6
In 1961 his 61st home run not only broke the record but won a 1-0 game
    $400 11
Of 3, 4 or 5, the one that's not a prime factor of 15
    $400 16
PC, as in deeply concerned with social fairness, stands for "politically" this
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew has a drink at the Seelbach Hilton.) F. Scott Fitzgerald enjoyed drinking at the Seelbach Hotel & made it the site of Tom & Daisy's bridal dinner in this famous novel
    $800 27
It's true--he starred in 1957's "The True Story of Jesse James"
    $800 22
Alcatraz has been called America's version of this notorious French island prison
    $800 7
This singer seen here has also made a name as a stage actor
    $800 12
When a projectile shot straight up reaches its highest point, its velocity is this
    $800 17
Adverb used as a Hertz slogan
    $1200 3
2 nights before her wedding to Mr. Rochester, a ghastly figure appears in her room & rips up her wedding veil
    $1200 28
He played Jesse in 2 Republic serials before donning the mask of the Lone Ranger on TV
    $1200 23
This order of inquisitorial monks, aka the Black Friars, could have been called the Black "Fryers"
    $1200 8
In 1934 Roger Tory Peterson published his classic "A Field Guide to" these
    $1200 13
When the Cardinals play baseball, these ordinal numbers are positions on the field
    $1200 18
Direction that also means to restore a capsized boat to its normal position
    DD: $4,200 4
In this Steinbeck novel, the evil Cathy drugs Adam Trask on their wedding night & seduces his brother
    $1600 29
This 1980 film featured the Carradines as the Youngers & Stacy & James Keach as Frank & Jesse James
    $1600 24
On the summit of this hill in Scotland are the remains of Macbeth's castle
    DD: $5,600 9
Roger Baldwin, director of the American Union Against Militarism, transformed it into this "Union"
    $1600 14
(Sofia of the Clue Crew takes us full-circle.) When using this edible type of diagram, proportions are illustrated as sectors of a circle
    $1600 19
Wallace Stevens began a poem, "After the final no there comes a" this
    $2000 5
Frankie Adams thinks that she'll get to accompany her brother on his honeymoon in this Carson McCullers novel
    $2000 30
This co-star of 2003's "Open Range" played Jesse in a 1972 film
    $2000 25
During World War II, the Japanese repeatedly bombed this city on Australia's northern coast
    $2000 10
This Navy pilot was named to the Apollo 1 crew in 1966, but his life ended tragically a year later
    $2000 15
Raising a number to the second power is squaring it; raising it to the third power is this
    $2000 20
It's the title of the 1989 hit song heard here

"One look from you /
I drift away..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Rick Kelly
$22,600 $7,000 $4,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The almost 4-decade collaboration of these 2 Germans began in Paris in 1844

Final scores:

Ken Rick Kelly
$15,200 $4,399 $7,600
15-day champion: $486,959 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Rick Kelly
$24,400 $7,000 $4,800
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2004-03-03
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