Show #4578 - Wednesday, June 30, 2004

Ken Jennings game 21.


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Sue Richman, a certified public accountant from Oak Park, California

Ryan McClarren, a graduate student from Lake Orion, Michigan

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 20-day cash winnings total $662,760)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
After Bull Run, General McClellan reorganized the Union Army which was then called the Army of this river
    $200 16
Brown belongs to this group of 8 colleges & universities known for their academic & social prestige
    $200 1
Sunset Strip address of detectives Stu Bailey & Jeff Spencer
    $200 3
The closest country to Greenland is this one, a mere 16 miles away
    $200 21
In 1893 Katharine Lee Bates wrote of "purple mountain majesties above the fruited plain" in this song
    $200 26
The business section of the phone directory
    DD: $1,000 10
On Aug. 5, 1864 this hero lost an ironclad, but his wooden flagship the Hartford survived the battle
    $400 17
Famous Brown alumni include Charles Evans Hughes, Mary Chapin Carpenter & this Penn State football coach
    $400 2
This CBS game show that first hit the air in 1955 gave away $1,000,000 in its first 17 months
    $400 4
Fully two-thirds of Greenland lies within this boundary at latitude 66 degrees 30 minutes north
    $400 22
The current Purple Heart medal has a portrait of this man on it
    $400 27
It's joined to the Yangtze by the Grand Canal
    $600 11
On April 9, 1865 Robert E. Lee surrendered in this settlement in a house owned by a farmer named Wilmer McLean
    $600 18
Brown's John Hay Library has one of the world's most renowned collections of writings about & by this 16th pres.
    $600 8
For years "Gunsmoke" & this Western about folks headin' west were the No. 1 & 2 shows on TV
    $600 5
Greenland's major physical feature is its massive ice sheet, which is second in size only to one found here
    $600 23
This alliterative phrase refers to overly florid writing that tries to enlist a reader's sympathies
    $600 28
Ground-nesting member of the Vespidae family seen here
    $800 14
On Jan. 21, 1861 he bade farewell to the U.S. Senate; 28 days later he was sworn in as president of the Confederacy
    $800 19
Brown was closed during this war when it served as a barracks for troops
    $800 12
In 1951 this Danish pianist with a sense of the absurd had his own show on NBC
    $800 6
Greenland is an autonomous dependency of this nation
    $800 24
In the '60s & '70s, this football team's defensive line members were known as the Purple People Eaters
    $800 29
It's used by a soccer referee to caution a player against further rough play
    $1000 15
After Antietam, Lee withdrew into Virginia & whupped Burnside at this Dec. 13, 1862 battle
    $1000 20
Brown was founded by members of this religious group, now the largest U.S. Protestant denomination
    $1000 13
It's not an Italian white wine, it's a cute Italian mouse often featured on "The Ed Sullivan Show"
    $1000 7
The site of a U.S. Air Force base, it follows "Ultima" in a phrase meaning a distant place
    $1000 25
A deficiency of this vitamin cuts down on your production of visual purple & may lead to night blindness
    $1000 30
Founded in 1935, this city lies on the shores of the Northwest Territories' Great Slave Lake

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

Ken Ryan Sue
$6,000 $1,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Ryan Sue
$8,400 $4,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, each response will be two five-letter words in...)
5, 5
    $400 2
Supposedly Gustav Mahler's last word was the name of this Salzburg-born composer
    $400 7
Major Hochstetter,
General Burkhalter,
Colonel Klink
    $400 1
Tonight's choices: baked stuffed chicken breast or this Chilean fish in a horseradish crust
    $400 16
2 of the 4 countries that each have the maximum number of votes in the E.U. council (Malta has the fewest)
    $400 21
He was James Gamble's brother-in-law & business partner
    $400 30
You don't want this venomous spider to sit down beside ya
    $800 3
His "Goldberg Variations" were originally designed to help an insomniac nobleman sleep
    $800 8
Captain Parmenter,
Chief Wild Eagle,
Corporal Agarn
    $800 10
Would you care for barbecued chicken wings or this "orange" fish in a green sauce
    $800 17
The 2004 addition of 10 countries including this one brings the E.U.'s population to 450 million
    $800 22
In 2003 this would-be Detroit Lion, author & founder of The Paris Review passed away at 76
    $800 26
In Monopoly, you pay the owner of this property either 4 or 10 times the amount shown on the dice
    DD: $2,400 4
A famous suite by this composer includes the piece heard here
    $1200 9
Lt. Cmdr. Harmon Rabb,
Lt. Col. Sarah MacKenzie,
Adm. A.J. Chegwidden
    $1200 13
I'm out of the halibut fillets in roasted butter, so you can have the chicken dish prepared in this "hunter's style"
    $1200 18
On Feb. 28, 2002 9 member nations ceased using their own national these
    $1200 23
If you know that this journalist was born in Mako, Hungary in 1847, you deserve a "Prize"
    $1200 27
To keep a photographer up on developing events, he may look at one of these
    $1600 5
His 1888 symphonic suite "Scheherazade" was based on the tales of the "Arabian Nights"
    $1600 11
Lt. Colleen McMurphy,
Major Lila Garreau,
Private Beckett
    $1600 14
Whitefish on rice, or chicken dipped in egg & rolled in a breadcrumb mixture--the style of this northern Italian city
    $1600 19
From 1967 to 1993 it wasn't the European "Union" but the European this
    $1600 24
This advocate of a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet was the subject of a book, "The Man Who Healed America's Heart"
    $1600 28
It's documentary evidence left behind
    $2000 6
This Impressionist composer's only completed opera, "Pelleas et Melisande", premiered in Paris in 1902
    $2000 12
Lt. Anderson,
Lt. Pruitt,
Major "Pappy" Boyington
    $2000 15
On today's menu: lobster thermidor or this classic French-named fricassee that once made use of old roosters
    $2000 20
Conductor Herbert von Karajan made instrumental arrangements of this vocal ode, the E.U.'s anthem
    $2000 25
In 1961 this African-American soprano made her debut at the Met as Leonora in "Il trovatore"
    DD: $2,800 29
It's the only Dickens novel that fits the category

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Ryan Sue
$30,400 $3,600 $10,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1899 he was released from Devil's Island & pardoned for "treason under extenuating circumstances"

Final scores:

Ken Ryan Sue
$35,000 $1 $10,600
21-day champion: $697,760 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Ryan Sue
$28,400 $3,000 $10,600
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2004-03-09
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