Show #4573 - Wednesday, June 23, 2004

Ken Jennings game 16.

(Sarah: We're doing our best for Pan-American relations by bringing you clues from south of the border, next on Jeopardy!)


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Sarah Jane Woodall, a photographer from Las Vegas, Nevada

Cathy Weber, a veterinarian from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 15-day cash winnings total $486,959)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Richard was crowned king of England at this place of worship
    $200 26
Completes the title of the 1939 book by Agatha Christie "And Then There Were..."
    $200 21
It's considered 1/60 of a teaspoon, so now you can figure out how much one "in a bucket" is
    $200 6
The word seltzer comes from the name of the small mineral springs hamlet of Nieder-Selters in this country
    $200 16
Japanese dish of battered, deep-fried veggies or seafood
    $200 1
In 1982 he played Broadway as Cassio to James Earl Jones' Othello (Frasier Crane would be impressed)
    $400 12
One of Richard's foes, Lord Hastings, gained the distinction of being the first person executed at this "Tower"
    $400 27
Jamie Oliver is known as this "Chef"
    $400 22
Also a verb, writers know it's 500 sheets of paper
    DD: $3,200 7
(Hi, I'm Ashton Kutcher.) It is the hometown of the man who was president of the United States on the last day of the 1970s
    $400 17
Oscar Wilde once quipped, "I can resist everything except" this
    $400 2
In 1968, in Canada, Christopher Walken got romantic as this member of the Montague family
    $600 13
Richard III's death at Bosworth Field is regarded by historians as the end of these dynastic wars
    $600 28
In the 1970s Jackson Browne was "Running On" this
    $600 23
A billion in America has 9 zeroes; a billion in England has this many
    $600 8
The Spaniards turned the small Native American pueblo of Chuk Shon into this Arizona city
    $600 18
Total abstinence from alcohol
    $600 3
Christopher Plummer is seen here in his searing 2004 performance as this mad monarch
    $800 14
The century in which Richard lived all 32 years of his scheming life
    $800 29
Perseus had a hat & Harry Potter had a cloak that made them this
    $800 24
The measure of brightness of a celestial object; the Sun's apparent one is over -26
    $800 9
To see where Aaron Burr shot Alexander Hamilton, visit this "small" New Jersey town
    $800 19
A prevailing or predominant quality of mind
    $800 4
Now an assistant DA on television, he's seen here in 1968 playing Prince Hal in "Henry IV, Part II"
    $1000 15
He's the man who became the first Tudor king following Richard's death
    $1000 30
Some psychologists believe babies are born with a tabula rasa, meaning this
    $1000 25
Abbreviated Wb, it's a unit of magnetic flux, not barbeque intensity
    $1000 10
Appropriately, the final resting place of the author of "Last of the Mohicans" is in this New York hamlet
    $1000 20
A mechanical pattern used in manufacturing
    $1000 5
Quick, name this dame who played Mistress Quickly in Kenneth Branagh's film of "Henry V"

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

Ken Cathy Sarah Jane
$7,400 -$200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Cathy Sarah Jane
$11,200 $1,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew sets down to la cena with four friends in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.) In Mexico, you can enjoy the music of this type of band whose name may come from the word "marriage"
    $400 1
    $400 22
Fitness buffs in Santa Monica, California love/hate a set of 189 of these at 4th & Adelaide
    $400 6
He illustrated "The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America" but he's better known for his birds
    $400 21
Insectivores are principally this, meaning they are most active after dark
    $400 11
It often means to cover in clear plastic, like a driver's license or library card
    $800 17
State-owned Pemex fuels the nation's economy as a leading producer of this
    $800 2
"Cathy's Clown"
    $800 27
Term for the technique of race walking, from the usual first & last parts of the foot to touch the ground
    $800 7
In 1997, as he declined to seek a fifth term as Ohio senator, he said, "There is still no cure for the common birthday"
    $800 23
In insectivores, these gnawing teeth at the front of the mouth are often long & pincerlike
    $800 12
It's the eleventh letter of the Greek alphabet
    $1200 18
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reads from Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.) Carnaval ended yesterday here in Mexico, so today is this day of observance called Miercoles de Ceniza
    $1200 3
"I'm Henry VIII, I Am"
    $1200 28
Common 2-word phrase meaning to alternate sets with someone else on one piece of weight equipment
    DD: $3,600 8
In 1873 he "plowed" into politics & became the second mayor of Moline, Illinois
    $1200 24
The star-nosed species of this subterranean insectivore has 22 pink appendages on its nose used as feelers
    $1200 13
In the names of famous publications it follows Harvard & National
    $1600 19
"O" it's the state in southern Mexico with the country's largest indigenous population
    $1600 4
"I'll Be There"
    DD: $2,500 29
"White crane spreads wings" & "step back & repulse monkey" are postures in this smooth martial art
    $1600 9
His "Pilgrim's Progress" was a real best-celler, much of it having been written from his prison cell
    $1600 25
The largest insectivore, the common tenrec, is found on this African island known for its lemurs
    $1600 14
Consisting of 5 poems, it bemoans the fall of Jerusalem
    $2000 20
In 1864, this man seen here took up residence in the old Castle of Chapultepec
    $2000 5
"La Bamba"
    $2000 30
In this activity revolutions per minute is referred to as cadence
    $2000 10
He told of the Bolshevik Revolution in his book "Ten Days That Shook the World"
    $2000 26
The smallest mammal & the smallest insectivore, its metabolic rate is the highest of all mammals
    $2000 15
A synonym for to scold verbally or beat severely

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Cathy Sarah Jane
$30,500 $12,200 $5,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1826 Daniel Webster eulogized these 2 men, saying, "They took their flight together to the world of spirits"

Final scores:

Ken Cathy Sarah Jane
$26,000 $13,200 $0
16-day champion: $512,959 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Cathy Sarah Jane
$24,400 $12,200 $5,200
35 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
12 R,
2 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2004-03-03
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