Show #4580 - Friday, July 2, 2004

Ken Jennings game 23.


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Mary Ann Eitler, a geologist from Alexandria, Virginia

Judy MacLeod Reardon, a music store manager from Canton, Georgia

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 22-day cash winnings total $737,760)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: honor of the great American holiday.)
    $200 11
By age 13 this Microsoft co-founder had read the entire World Book Encyclopedia through volume P
    $200 16
It's the royal composition heard here, my lord
    $200 21
In 1926 Hormel's innovation was selling its flavor-sealed ham in these containers
    $200 26
Not much was known about this innermost planet until 1974 when Mariner 10 took some pictures
    $200 1
This industrialist came off the assembly line July 30, 1863
    $200 6
"Seasonal" quartet in the lyrics of "You've Got A Friend"
    $400 12
In 2002 he became the first non-black inductee to the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame
    $400 17
Written for the movie "Chasing Rainbows", this hit became a campaign song in 1932
    $400 22
In '71 housewives could stretch a pound of ground beef into a meal for 5 with this new product from General Mills
    $400 28
This seventh planet from the Sun was the first to be discovered by telescope
    $400 2
Being born July 7, 1940 made him the senior member of the Beatles (& he's older than July-born Mick Jagger, too)
    $400 7
Dressy term for hearts, spades, diamonds or clubs
    $600 13
In 1998 he was awarded posthumously a special Pulitzer Prize; his brother Ira won a Pulitzer in 1932
    $600 18
A 1972 No. 1 hit, this song would be great hold music for an eye doctor
    $600 23
This superpremium ice cream with a fake Danish name was introduced in the 1920s by a man in the Bronx
    $600 27
Some scientists want to reclassify this planet as a wayward moon
    $600 3
July 24, 1802 & July 27, 1824 are the birthdays of the pere & fils authors who share this name
    $600 8
(I'm Tim Brown of the NFL.) I'm the only Raider to ever score a touchdown in all 4 of these ways
    $800 14
A statue of this man assassinated in 1935 represents Louisiana in National Statuary Hall
    $800 19
It's this Russian composer's Piano Concerto No. 1 you're listening to here
    $800 24
This new brand of solid hydrogenated vegetable shortening was introduced in 1911
    DD: $3,600 29
The root of this planet's name means "god-father"
    $800 4
Born alone July 12, 1895, he later partnered with Jerome Kern & Richard Rogers
    $800 9
To complete a foursome, mathematician Herman Minkowski added this to length, width & height
    $1000 15
His newspaper column "On the Right" is syndicated to more than 300 papers
    $1000 20
The thrill of an expected return is recounted in this favorite
    $1000 25
In 1940 this company acquired the name Hungry Jack for pancake flour
    $1000 5
This Italian sonneteer who wrote poems to Laura was born in July 1304
    $1000 10
In the organizational logo seen here, the 4 words that the letters in the clover stand for

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Ken Judy Mary Ann
$5,400 $0 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Judy Mary Ann
$4,800 $1,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Reagan wrote that his first day in the Oval Office felt pretty much like this old job of his
    $400 21
After Stockholm hosted these in 1912, Sweden's Hugo Wieslander was awarded a disputed gold in the decathlon
    $400 26
A discount is deducted from the price before purchase; this is money sent to the buyer after the purchase
    $400 11
John Donne tells Death this because "One short sleep past, we wake eternally"
    $400 1
Visit the boardwalk & ride the over 80-year-old Wonder Wheel at this nostalgic amusement resort
    $400 12
As a noun, it can mean a series of objects; as a verb, to propel a boat with oars
    $800 7
In 1954 Reagan began hosting a TV show for this company & making speeches to its workers
    $800 22
'60s summers seemed oh, so romantic when we danced to this theme heard here
    $800 17
The phrase "Ask no" this "and give none" refers to mercy, not a coin
    $800 2
This New York neighborhood is home to the National Black Theater as well as the famed Apollo
    $800 13
It'll probably take more than a buck to buy a jumbuck, an Australian term for one of these animals
    $1200 8
Like George W. Bush, Reagan sought peace at this type of property, called Del Cielo or "in the sky"
    $1200 23
Sebastian Venable's summer fun was no picnic; in fact, he became a picnic in this one-act Tennessee Williams play
    $1200 29
Collective term for the "costs" involved in transferring real estate from a seller to a buyer
    $1200 18
King Lear says of the dead Cordelia, "Thou'lt come no more," this, this, this, this, this
    $1200 3
Built in 1902, this distinctive-looking building is one of New York's oldest & most famous skyscrapers
    $1200 14
The Latin words for "moving" & "place" are combined to form this word for a self-propelled railroad vehicle
    DD: $3,000 9
The first of Reagan's several historic meetings with this man came in Geneva in 1985
    $1600 24
Cowabunga! 2 surfers travel the world looking for the perfect wave in this 1966 documentary
    $1600 28
Business people shouldn't infringe on patents, trademarks or these, covered by a 1952 universal convention
    $1600 19
Winston Churchill told inquiring reporters, "I think" this 2-word phrase "is a splendid expression"
    $1600 4
Popular name for the area along Seventh Avenue, south of 42nd Street, with stores full of notions & fabrics
    $1600 15
Meaning crudely indecent, it refers to the every day form of Latin spoken by the ancient Romans
    $2000 10
Reagan called this 1942 film in which he played an amputee the best one he ever made
    $2000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Caffe Florian in Venice, Italy.) It was right here at Caffe Florian in Venice where Katharine Hepburn met Rosanno Brazzi in this classic 1955 film
    $2000 27
When businesses restructure following a bankruptcy they use this section of U.S. federal code
    $2000 20
F. Scott Fitzgerald theatrically observed, "There are no" these "in American lives"
    DD: $2,000 5
You don't have to be a monk to visit this branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that's devoted to Medieval art
    $2000 16
(Sofia of the Clue Crew fences with Cheryl of the Clue Crew.) The name of this answering attack also refers to a quick verbal response

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Judy Mary Ann
$18,800 -$200 $6,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Born in January 1919, the month Teddy Roosevelt died, he was given the middle name Roosevelt

Final scores:

Ken Judy Mary Ann
$17,600 -$200 $13,600
23-day champion: $755,360 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Judy Mary Ann
$22,400 -$200 $5,400
35 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)
3 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $27,600

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Game tape date: 2004-03-09
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