Show #4577 - Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Ken Jennings game 20.


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Laura Leslie, a journalist from Sacramento, California

Alan Paul, an economist from Los Angeles, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 19-day cash winnings total $622,760)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
This organ is flexible, so it expands when food is eaten; its capacity in an adult is about a quart
    $200 1
"Chaplin's Cherubim"
    $200 9
One of the Twin Cities, its name literally means "water city"
    $200 26
Mr. Potato Head's "Picnic Pals" of the '60s included Mr. Ketchup Head & this other condiment character
    $200 16
From India, the shashpar was a multi-bladed version of this spiked club
    $200 21
605 feet
    $400 7
A trapezius artist would draw the muscle pulling back or elevating this bone
    $400 2
"Identify This Melody"
    $400 10
Its pro sports teams include the Chiefs, Royals & Wizards
    $400 27
Hmm... when Katie the Carrot was introduced in '64, this other female character went (temporarily) bye-bye
    $400 17
A French riot policeman may wield this, simply the French word for "stick"
    $400 22
It's been making people scream at Disney World since the '70s
    $600 8
The sweat glands originate in this bottom layer of skin
    $600 3
"7 Plus 1 Completes the Need"
    $600 11
The Roger Maris Museum at the West Acres Shopping Center is a big hit in this North Dakota city
    $600 28
It was no insult when this comic was hired to provide the voice of Mr. Potato Head in "Toy Story"
    $600 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew speaks softly and carries a big stick.) An Irish saying says you can accomplish more with a kind word & one of these than just with a kind word
    $600 23
It's between the 2 "Alt" keys on a standard keyboard
    $800 12
Diverticulitis is a common disease of this 5-foot-long section of the large intestine
    $800 4
    $800 14
2 of the 3 state capitals in the Midwest that are named for U.S. presidents
    DD: $600 29
Mr. Potato Head got political in the 1980s &, appropriately, ran for mayor of this state capital
    $800 19
These sporting items L.J. Nicolls started making in Sussex in 1876 have been good for many centuries
    $800 24
The Chandra or the Hubble, for example
    $1000 13
The name of this narrowest bone of the leg is Latin for "clasp"
    $1000 6
"Which One's in Charge?"
    $1000 15
The famous question "Will it play in" this Illinois city goes back to its Vaudeville days
    $1000 30
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands with a big, shiny statue of Mr. Potato Head in Providence, RI.) Mr. Potato Head was introduced back in 1952 by this toy company that's based here in Rhode Island
    $1000 20
A tetsubo is a club used by these fighters who originated as Japanese spies & commandos
    $1000 25
The Oscar-winning actress & actor who fit the category

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ken Alan Laura
$3,400 $3,800 -$1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Alan Laura
$12,000 $3,800 -$1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Stamps for each state. The set was issued in 2002.)
    $400 17
Under this name Angelo Siciliano was billed as "the world's most perfectly developed man"
    $400 20
She was the Associated Press' Female Athlete of the Year for 1932, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1950 & 1954
    $400 21
Berkshire Hathaway's 2002 annual report had assets at $169 billion & these at $104 billion
    $400 6
In Washington, D.C.'s Statuary Hall, this man represents the state of Vermont
    $400 30
Oops! The first catalogue showing all 50 stamps accidentally had New York twice, leaving this neighbor out
    $400 1
It can be equal parts lager & stout, or milk & cream
    $800 16
In 1923 Alma Cummings set a short-lived record by doing this for 27 hours (using 6 different male partners)
    $800 19
This skier's first name really is pronounced like the children's game, though it's Indian for "shining waters"
    $800 22
Uncle Sam tells business accountants that to be this, an expense must be ordinary & necessary
    $800 8
This actor named his son Ethan after a role he played in the film "The Searchers"
    $800 29
It was the 5th time the Post Office has released a 50-state set; the 1st was in 1976 & featured these of each state
    $800 2
In Arizona the Navajo Indian reservation completely surrounds the one of this pueblo tribe
    DD: $4,000 15
Girlfriend Louise Rolfe provided a romantic alibi for Machine Gun Jack McGurn, who planned this event for Capone
    $1200 18
Subject of the movie "Heart Like a Wheel", she retired in 2003 after more than 40 years on the racetrack
    $1200 23
Firms are prohibited from reporting this, the "river" of money coming in, on a per-share basis
    $1200 9
"Ethan Brand: A Chapter from an Abortive Romance" is a short story in this author's "Twice-Told Tales"
    $1200 26
The general designs of the stamps were based on popular ones of these from the 1930s & '40s
    $1200 3
James M. Barrie called life "a long lesson in" this
    $1600 14
First published in 1922 as Fruit, Garden and Home, the magazine was retitled this in 1924; much more exciting
    $1600 13
This Belgian tennis star married Pierre Hardenne in 2002 & became No. 1 in 2003
    $1600 24
Accelerated & straight-line are the 2 types of this, cost allocation for a major purchase as it wears down
    $1600 10
Ethan Stiefel is one of the leading dancers with this New York City group abbreviated ABT
    $1600 27
Though the Ohio stamp featured Cleveland, its first day cover was released in this city
    $1600 4
The pituitary gland, the body's master gland, is controlled by this small area at the base of the brain
    $2000 11
Boosters' clubs were so popular they became fodder for satire in this author's "Babbitt"
    $2000 12
(Hi, I'm Sue Bird of the WNBA.) In 2000, 2001 & 2002 I won the Point Guard of the Year award named after this female basketball great; she's now a broadcaster
    $2000 25
That shipment of tissue paper left out in the rain has to be removed from the assets account, this 2-word procedure
    $2000 7
"The Drunken Driver Has the Right of Way" is a book of poems by this man who produced "Miller's Crossing"
    $2000 28
Details on this state's stamp include Denali
    DD: $4,800 5
Often misused, this Greek term means the common people, or the masses

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Alan Laura
$29,200 $16,200 $600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This title character's full name is Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkle Emmannuel Ambroise Diggs

Final scores:

Ken Alan Laura
$40,000 $2,200 $500
20-day champion: $662,760 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Alan Laura
$26,600 $13,400 $600
37 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
3 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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Game tape date: 2004-03-09
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