Show #4589 - Thursday, July 15, 2004

Ken Jennings game 32.


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Tom Vanderloo, a law librarian from Chattanooga, Tennessee

Lou Ascatigno, a teacher from Concord, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 31-day cash winnings total $1,022,460)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Built in the early 1700s, it was originally the chapel of the Mission San Antonio de Valero
    $200 8
Most of the vitamin C in pears is located here
    $200 26
UNICEF is the world's largest buyer of these for poor countries, a shot in the arm for the survival of kids
    $200 7
He unveiled the Model A in 1927
    $200 6
When writing a Spanish question, do this to a question mark & put it at the start of the sentence
    $200 17
Guinness reported that in 2002 Rick Belden took 3 minutes to rip up a total of over 28,000 pages' worth of these
    $400 2
Henry Wirz, commander of this Confederate prison, was executed in November 1865
    $400 14
Clingstone & freestone are the 2 main classifications for this fruit once called a Persian apple
    $400 27
Formerly, the "I" stood for International & the "E" stood for this
    $400 9
Her CB handle in the 1970s was "First Mama"
    $400 13
(Sofia of the Clue Crew shops in a market in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.) If you're going to do some shopping in Mexico, it helps if you know the phrase "¿Cu├ínto cuesta?", which means this
    $400 19
Lifter Alexei Petrov escaped suspension & won gold when he proved that these had been slipped into his food
    $600 3
In 1741 Vitus Bering discovered Unimak & Unalaska, the largest islands in this archipelago
    $600 16
Raisins are rich in this, symbolized Fe
    $600 28
Throughout October 2003 Katie Couric & the "Today" show promoted the UNICEF program called this
    $600 10
Born Sean Aloysius O'Feeney, he changed his name & became a leading Hollywood director
    $600 15
Doris Day could tell you it's Spanish for "What will be, will be"
    $600 21
At the 2000 Olympics, Hossein Rezazadeh set a record of 468 pounds in this single continuous lift
    $800 4
This sailor, a former slave, was one of 5 men killed by British soldiers in the Boston Massacre
    $800 22
It's a cross between the mandarin orange & the bitter orange
    $800 29
Seen here, he's UNICEF's longest-serving goodwill ambassador
    $800 11
This Yankee is the only Ford in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame
    $800 18
(Sofia of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from a Mexican beach.) This Spanish word for beer comes from Ceres, the Roman goddess of agriculture
    $800 24
Beefy Barry Bonds has hit many balls into the "Cove" named for this earlier Giants slugger
    $1000 5
In 1867 entrepreneur Joseph McCoy selected this Kansas town as the railhead for Tex. cattle drives
    $1000 23
Lisbon & Eureka are types of this citrus fruit
    DD: $500 30
This 1971 George Harrison project has raised over $10 million for UNICEF programs
    $1000 12
This "Parade's End" author wrote 3 novels about Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of Henry VIII
    $1000 20
Many a Spanish love song mentions this Spanish word for "heart"
    $1000 25
Last name of brothers Joe & Ben, scrawny kids who bulked up & founded a bodybuilding empire

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Ken Lou Tom
$4,800 $1,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Lou Tom
$4,800 $3,700 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
In 1956 this Cuban organized the 26th of July Movement, named for the date of his 1953 revolt against Batista
    $400 1
Seen here, he often portrayed the quintessential American hero

"I know I must look funny to you. But maybe if you went to Mandrake Falls, you'd look just as funny to us, only nobody'd laugh at you and make you feel ridiculous, 'cause that wouldn't be good manners."
    $400 7
    $400 26
Nuaire is "the world's leading manufacturer" of equipment for this type of place, e.g. biological safety cabinets
    $400 21
Lincoln's 1863 proclamation was to free slaves; Russia's Alexander II's 1861 edict was to free these
    $400 4
In 2003 this Georgian strongman was toppled & Nino Burjanadze replaced him as president
    $800 16
This Nicaraguan capital shares its name with the large lake on which it lies
    $800 2
He said he prepped for sad "Scorpion King" scenes by thinking of the time he found Dunkin' Donuts closed
    $800 8
Badger, Mole, Rat & Toad
    $800 27
Crown Cork & Seal makes 1/3 of these used for food in North America & 1/5 of them used for drinks worldwide
    $800 22
Gee, ghee is a big export from this country whose capital is Mogadishu
    DD: $6,000 11
In 1995 this country's Franjo Tudjman signed a peace deal with the leaders of Serbia & Bosnia
    $1200 17
When Guatemala gained its independence in 1821, it claimed this eastern neighbor, a claim lasting 170 years
    $1200 3
In 1932 David Manners was the hero of "The Mummy"; in 1999 it was this actor
    $1200 9
Fern, Wilbur, Templeton
    $1200 28
Baldor is the USA's leading maker of industrial electric ones
    $1200 23
This curved wind instrument was invented in Belgium around 1840
    $1200 12
Brutal repression marked his rule of Syria from 1970 to 2000
    $1600 18
In October 1998 the presidents of Peru & this country signed a treaty ending a border dispute in Amazon territory
    $1600 5
There was occasional talk of a comeback during her 49-year retirement from the screen
    $1600 10
Fly, Rex, Farmer Hoggett
    $1600 29
Look down at the little tab on this on your clothing--chances are it'll bear the name YKK
    DD: $6,400 24
The 2 Triple Crown-winning thoroughbreds of the 1970s who fit the category
    $1600 13
Since independence from the Dutch in 1975, much of this S. Amer. country's history has been dominated by Desi Bouterse
    $2000 19
The earliest known Indian civilization in the Americas, they lived in what is now Mexico over 3,000 years ago
    $2000 6
This alliterative-named actor caught many eyes as the smooth Trent in "Swingers"
    $2000 14
Mr. Beaver, the White Witch, Aslan
    $2000 30
Wolverine, the world leader in the casual type of these, once had "Tanning Company" in its name
    $2000 25
The 2 last names of R.L. & M.L., who formed a company in 1924 to publish a book of crosswords
    $2000 20
This man who shares his name with an antelope & a drum has been president of Gabon for the last 37 years

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Lou Tom
$27,600 $4,100 $13,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With a book about the South, he became the first president--past or present--to publish a novel

Final scores:

Ken Lou Tom
$28,000 $8,199 $8,400
32-day champion: $1,050,460 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ken Lou Tom
$22,800 $4,600 $8,200
29 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2004-03-16
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