Show #4574 - Thursday, June 24, 2004

Ken Jennings game 17.


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Miriam Bamberger, an executive coach and author from Washington, D.C.

Bryan Givens, a history lecturer originally from Dallas, Texas

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 16-day cash winnings total $512,959)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Once the home of King Christian IV, Rosenborg Castle now houses this Scandinavian country's crown jewels
    $200 6
1971 Best Supporting Comedy Actress winner for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $200 26
With 3,307, Niek Vermeulen holds the record for the largest collection of these bags for people on planes
    $200 1
He created Long John Silver
    $200 16
Symbolized by a pair of scales, it's the seventh sign of the zodiac
    $200 11
Legendary feudin' enemies of the McCoys
    $400 22
William the Conqueror chose the site of this huge castle, one day's march from the Tower of London
    $400 7
1972 Best Supporting Comedy Actor winner who played Lou Grant on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $400 27
Jean Francois Vernetti has the world's largest collection of these, usually found on hotel door handles
    $400 2
His tales include "The Wild Swans", "The Swan's Nest" & "The Ugly Duckling", which is really about a swan
    $400 17
Chronologically within a person's life, it's the first of the seven sacraments of Catholicism
    $400 12
Ms. McDaniel, an Oscar winner for 1939
    $600 23
King James V was not yet 2 when he was crowned king of this country at Stirling Castle in 1513
    $600 8
1973 Best Supporting Comedy Actor winner for playing Ted Baxter on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $600 28
Give me the ring, Ting! Ting Ming Siong served as this in 1,089 weddings between 1975 & 1997
    $600 3
(Sofia of the Clue Crew is out on the court.) In the "Alice in Wonderland" croquet match, the balls are hedgehogs & the mallets are these
    $600 18
In a famous opera it was the scandalous dance that Salome performed for Herod
    $600 13
Eastern North Carolina cape renowned for treacherous weather
    $800 24
Afonso Henriques, this country's first king, captured Palmela Castle from the Moors in the 12th century
    $800 9
1974 Best Supporting Comedy Actress winner for playing Phyllis Lindstrom on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $800 29
Collectively the world's longest, these 10 body parts on Lee Redmond of Salt Lake City measured 261 in.
    $800 4
Bond novelist who also wrote the kids' book "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"
    $800 19
A plane figure of seven sides & seven angles
    $800 14
A car with a hinged rear door
    DD: $2,200 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from outside Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany.) Sadly, this king of Bavaria, who built Neuschwanstein Castle, didn't live here long; he was declared insane & forced to leave
    $1000 10
1976 Best Supporting Comedy Actress winner who played Sue Ann Nivens on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $1000 30
You'll need about 1,400 close friends to all sit down on these "cushions" at the same time to claim the record
    $1000 5
In the story by Alice Rice, it's where "Mrs. Wiggs" is "of"
    $1000 20
Group name for Hoffman, Hayden & others, convicted of intent to riot at the 1968 Democratic Convention
    $1000 15
From Sanskrit, it's literally "force yoga"

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

Ken Bryan Miriam
$3,800 $800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Bryan Miriam
$7,800 $4,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter.)
(Alex: We'll give you the volcanoes.)
(Alex: Words that are the same coming and going.)
    $400 26
You're in the money if you know that he was elected governor 4 times between 1958 & 1970
    $400 1
Unforgettable "Cats" song
    $400 21
As a teaching assistant, get a bag that holds lots of poorly written essays, as you'll be doing a lot of this
    $400 11
    $400 13
The middle one of 5 brothers, he was on the winning side in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral
    $400 6
A young dog, or a brash, inexperienced young man
    DD: $1,801 29
While governor from 1943 to 1954, this Republican ran for president twice (& lost)
    $800 2
Yente was one (so was Dolly Levi)
    $800 22
The "Big Four" film schools are USC & UCLA in L.A. & NYU & this one in the Big Apple
    $800 12
    $800 17
This member of the Marsalis family played sax on "The Dream of the Blue Turtles", Sting's first solo album
    $800 7
Adam could tell you this word meaning the night before
    $1200 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew hangs out on the Brooklyn Bridge.) The Brooklyn Bridge was dedicated in 1883 by President Arthur & this future president, then governor of New York
    $1200 3
"The Three Sisters" want to move there
    DD: $2,600 23
In 1896 Queen's University awarded Canada's first Ph.D. in this field that all Ph.D.s should be in
    $1200 14
    $1200 18
This fashion photographer who died in 2004 defined the "Cosmo Girl", shooting covers for 3 decades
    $1200 8
Tattoo artist "Sailor Jerry" Collins created a design with heart, banner & this popular tattoo word
    $1600 28
Lincoln's Secretary of State, he served as New York governor between William Marcy & William Bouck
    $1600 4
Producer David, or "Elephant Man" John
    $1600 24
Harvard's Graduate School of Public Administration evolved into the Kennedy School of this
    $1600 15
Deception Island,
    $1600 19
The big ballpark this man built in Brooklyn opened in 1913
    $1600 9
Mush fed to babies
    $2000 30
While in England negotiating a 1794 treaty, this Chief Justice was elected New York's second governor
    $2000 5
Helen's husband, in "Troilus and Cressida"
    $2000 25
The U.S. grad school system was modeled on this European country's universities
    $2000 16
    $2000 20
In "Green Shadow, White Whale", this sci-fi author recalls writing the "Moby Dick" screenplay while living in Ireland
    $2000 10
He's the gross & stupid king or "Roi" in an 1896 avant-garde work by Alfred Jarry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Bryan Miriam
$33,399 $7,200 $6,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1973 thriller was re-released in 2000 with extra footage, including a scene in which Ritalin is prescribed

Final scores:

Ken Bryan Miriam
$40,000 $1,400 $3,400
17-day champion: $552,959 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Bryan Miriam
$33,800 $6,000 $6,400
39 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $46,200

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Game tape date: 2004-03-03
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