Show #4592 - Tuesday, July 20, 2004

Ken Jennings game 35.
Ken surpasses Brad Rutter’s total of $1,155,102 to become the highest-earning player ever on the show.


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Susan Keller, a community activist from Santa Barbara, California

Christopher Mensel, a writer from Providence, Rhode Island

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 34-day cash winnings total $1,135,460)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In 1676 this 69-year-old Virginia settlement was burned to the ground during Bacon's Rebellion
    $200 26
Popularly called the Met, this museum's collections range from European armor to baseball cards
    $200 1
He was dead all right; yolk stain central & all the boss' nags & joes weren't bringin' this guy back, either
    $200 6
In 1964 he became the first African American to be named Time magazine's "Man of the Year"
    $200 21
Mythical warrior
    $200 16
After breaking up The Revolution, he formed another backup band, the New Power Generation
    $400 12
The first stagecoach line was established in 1732 between Burlington & Amboy in this colony
    $400 27
This largest New Zealand city's museum has over 2,000 Maori artifacts, including an 1830s war canoe
    $400 2
Smoke from his pipe filled the room, but I wondered... were those 3 violinists packin' heat?
    $400 7
"I kid you not!" was the classic catchphrase of this early 1960s "Tonight Show" host
    $400 22
A filthy brute of Swift's from "Gulliver's Travels".com
    $400 17
In early 1981 they rode the wave to No. 1 with the little song heard here

"The tide is high but I'm holding on /
I'm gonna be..."
    $600 13
In 1562 these French Protestants constructed Charlesfort on Parris Island, South Carolina
    $600 28
This capital's O'Connell street, one of Europe's widest, was previously called Sackville street
    $600 3
Infidelity case; this palooka "kissed the girls & made them cry"--I was gonna make him pay
    $600 8
(I am NFL wide receiver and Stanford graduate,
Ed McCaffrey.
) The first Stanford player to win the Heisman Trophy was this quarterback who led the Raiders to victory in Super Bowl XV
    $600 23
10 to the hundredth
    $600 18
Well, "Cry Me a River", in 2004 he won the Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
    $800 14
On October 9, 1635 this minister was banished from Massachusetts; he headed south to Rhode Island
    $800 29
Geyser Gulch, the world's largest tree house, is one of the features at Silver Dollar City in this Missouri tourist mecca
    $800 4
The sparrow sang like a canary, said he went Robin Hood & snuffed this bird "with my bow & arrow". The fly backed it up
    $800 10
Anita, Ruth & June are these singing sisters who hit the pop music charts with "I'm So Excited"
    $800 24
    $800 19
In 2001 this L.A. group came around with the song heard here

"If I could /
Then I would /
I'll go wherever /
You will go..."
    $1000 15
In 1740 this Georgia founder & his army attacked the Spanish in St. Augustine but failed to capture the settlement
    $1000 5
Whippin' a girl "for causing Jack's disaster"? This dame had to go down, & go down hard
    $1000 11
Occult magician known as "The Beast"
    $1000 25
Singular version of Aurora
    DD: $1,000 20
The name of this '90s group was partly inspired by an STP motor oil logo

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

Ken Christopher Susan
$3,800 $0 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Christopher Susan
$10,800 $2,000 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

____ ON...
    $400 1
Molokai wasn't his "Treasure Island"; he called it the "most distressful country that ever yet was seen"
    $400 11
The letters O, I, B, G & this go across the top of a popular game of chance
    $400 6
Before Al Gore
    $400 21
Think about something overnight
    $400 26
Iraq's capital, Baghdad, is located on both banks of this historic river
    $400 16
Melina Kanakaredes of "Providence" once copped the role of Jimmy Smits' girlfriend Benita on this TV series
    $800 2
In 1914 this author of "The Time Machine" coined the phrase "the war that will end war"
    $800 12
Index, pinkie, thumb, middle & this finger form the hand
    $800 7
Lyndon Johnson's predecessor
    DD: $7,200 22
Byron wrote, do this, "thou deep and dark blue ocean"
    $800 27
From 1638 until World War I, Iraq was under the rule of this empire
    $800 17
James Brolin won an Emmy in 1970 for playing Dr. Kiley on this Robert Young medical series
    $1200 3
When he died in 1951, his ashes were returned to Sauk Centre, Minnesota
    $1200 13
This notorious individual completes the royal flush seen here
    $1200 8
Succeeded by Aaron Burr
    $1200 23
To be an informer; "your cheatin' heart will" do it
    $1200 28
Umm Qasr is Iraq's only port on this body of water
    $1200 18
((Hi. I'm Levar Burton.) In 1987 I blasted off into space as Geordi La Forge in this incarnation of "Star Trek"
    $1600 4
While writing "Invisible Man", he worked as a jazz trumpeter, waiter & photographer
    $1600 14
Mike Smith, Lenny Davidson, Denis Payton, Rick Huxley & he were "Glad All Over" in 1964
    $1600 9
Immediately pre-Spiro Agnew
    $1600 24
If you say rhubarb is doing this, we hope you mean it's becoming more enjoyable as time goes on
    $1600 29
It's the foreign capital city occupied by Iraqi forces in 1990
    $1600 19
As Big Ed, he's the Big Cheese on TV's "Las Vegas"
    $2000 5
Bedridden much of his life, he died in 1935, the year that his "Life with Father" was published
    DD: $3,000 15
Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, & this made up the 5 Civilized Tribes
    $2000 10
Alben Barkley was the 35th VP; he was the 34th
    $2000 25
Knitting starts with this process that loads the first row of stitches on your needles
    $2000 30
Dangerous for U.S. forces, the area north & west of Baghdad is this religious-named "triangle"
    $2000 20
This native of Waco played the slightly wacky Roz on "Frasier"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Christopher Susan
$40,600 $6,400 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In area it's the largest African country through which the Greenwich meridian passes

Final scores:

Ken Christopher Susan
$29,200 $6,399 $200
35-day champion: $1,164,660 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Christopher Susan
$33,200 $6,400 $2,200
45 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
2 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2004-03-17
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