Show #4591 - Monday, July 19, 2004

Ken Jennings game 34.


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Tim Crockett, a casino worker from Las Vegas, Nevada

Beverly Herter, a freelance editor, writer and reporter from Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 33-day cash winnings total $1,100,460)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Czar means "emperor", & is derived from this Latin word, the formal title of several Roman rulers
    $200 21
Once married to Burt Reynolds
    $200 1
Opened in 1971, the JFK Center for the Performing Arts stretches along this river
    $200 6
It's the 5-sided base among a baseball field's 4
    $200 24
In one of these dangerous events, the dry, powdery snow is traveling at 100 mph straight downhill toward you
    $200 11
Jumping out of a perfectly good airplane
    $400 17
One of those who killed this "mad monk" was a cousin of Nicholas II, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich
    $400 22
Hit No. 1 on the charts with "Go Away Little Girl"
    $400 2
The John F. Kennedy National Historic Site, JFK's birthplace, is in Brookline, a suburb of this city
    $400 7
His third wife, Jiang Qing, was a member of the Gang of Four
    $400 30
Your sortie's getting dangerous--here comes some antiaircraft fire, better known by this 4-letter name
    $400 12
America's first space station
    $600 18
The first Russian to hold the title Czar, he was proclaimed Grand Prince of Moscow in 1533
    $600 23
Wowed 'em at the Acropolis in September 1993
    DD: $1,000 3
There is a John F. Kennedy prep school in this world capital where JFK made a famous visit in 1963
    $600 8
Of FDR's 4 inaugural addresses, the one which included the "fear itself" bit
    $600 25
The 16-ton weight featured in this '70s comedy series is poised above somebody & ready to....
    $600 13
A private VIP room at a sports stadium
    $800 19
Maximilian Schell starred in an Emmy-winning 1986 mini-series about this reformist czar
    $800 28
Receptionist for "WKRP in Cincinnati"
    $800 4
Located in Queens, it first opened to commercial traffic in July 1948
    $800 9
Leonard Bernstein's recording of this Vivaldi work begins with "Spring: Allegro"
    $800 26
Pilot error! Your flight path has you too close to a Caravan turboprop from this Kansas company
    $800 14
European high flyer seen here
    $1000 20
Michael was the czar who ruled Russia from 1613 to 1645 & founded this dynasty
    $1000 29
Born in Kalamata in 1954
    $1000 5
The Florida promontory now called this was named after JFK from 1963 to 1973
    $1000 10
The tetragrammaton JHVH, the Hebrew name for God, gives us this word
    $1000 27
A herd of these animals, Loxodonta africana, is stampeding your way in a wall of gray
    $1000 15
Home to the Bluejays & Argonauts

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

Ken Beverly Tim
$4,000 $0 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Beverly Tim
$8,400 $2,200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
The third Looney Tunes stamp featured this avian rival of the first Looney Tunes stamp
    $400 1
In golf, next in line: double eagle, eagle...
    $400 8
Word & Powerpoint are part of the Microsoft system named for this place
    $400 16
Late-night hunger pangs (8)
    $400 30
Johannes Badrutt, a St. Moritz hotel keeper, first convinced summer guests you could visit this country in winter, too
    $400 28
In about 150 A.D. this Greek astronomer in Egypt published "Geography", an 8-volume guide to mapmaking
    $800 7
The 4 sports featured in the "Xtreme Sports" stamps series were skateboarding, BMX biking, in-line skating & this one
    $800 2
A rock climber would know schist; a person in this sport would know schuss
    $800 9
Filemaker Pro is used for this type of application that stores & organizes information (like "Jeopardy!" clues)
    $800 17
Mr. Magoo's malady (6)
    $800 29
In the 1840s Ida Pfeiffer made this trip in 2 1/2 years; in 1889 Nellie Bly did it in 72 days
    $800 27
On topographic maps, contour lines are used to show this
    $1200 13
The centenary of the Graz opera in this country was celebrated with a 1999 stamp
    $1200 3
Delivering a ball to a batsman in cricket isn't called "pitching", it's called this
    $1200 10
One type of this keeps flames from spreading; another keeps snoops out of a computer network
    $1200 18
Tiny organism (7)
    $1200 21
The word "posh" may have come from a ship's cabin designation: port out, this side home
    $1200 22
In-vehicle navigation systems create maps using GPS, which stands for this
    $1600 14
Issued in England in 1840, the first postage stamp ever has this colorful nickname
    $1600 4
A Veronica is a movement done in this sport, popular in Mexico
    $1600 11
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew drags a mustache back onto Alex.) Introduced in 1990, it's the program I'm using to create an unusual image
    $1600 19
Palindromic form of address (4)
    $1600 23
The USA's first of these places for rambling young people to stay in opened in Northfield, Mass. in 1934
    DD: $6,800 24
This table that accompanies a map explains what the symbols & colors represent
    $2000 15
A series of Bulgarian stamps featuring types of these had one with a penny-farthing on it
    $2000 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew clutches higher up on a bat.) In baseball, you don't want to do this in a clutch, but it's okay to do it up on the bat
    $2000 12
As a sort of e-mail post office, this program from Qualcomm is named for the author of "Why I Live at the P.O."
    $2000 20
Nero: my fault! (3, 5)
    DD: $5,000 25
In the 1840s, this Englishman began running inexpensive "tours" by getting bulk discounts from railways
    $2000 26
Not only can you buy maps of the Earth from the USGS, which stands for this, you can buy maps of Mars as well

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Beverly Tim
$27,800 $7,800 $8,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The libretto for "William Tell" was in this language, the native tongue of neither the composer, Rossini, nor the subject

Final scores:

Ken Beverly Tim
$35,000 $6,800 $7,900
34-day champion: $1,135,460 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Beverly Tim
$27,600 $7,800 $7,600
31 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2004-03-17
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