Show #4624 - Thursday, October 14, 2004

Ken Jennings game 57.

(Tie Domi: Hi, I'm Tie Domi of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Watch Jeopardy! or you're gonna have to drop the gloves with me.)
(Alex: Come on. You want a piece of this, huh?)


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K.C. Backer, a graduate student from Bloomington, Indiana

Graham House, a musician from Lincoln, Nebraska

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 56-day cash winnings total $1,906,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the kids, you identify the prez.)
    $200 1
Abigail, John Q., Charles
    $200 26
(Alex and Tie Domi of the Toronto Maple Leafs are both suited up and on the ice to play some hockey.) If Tie Domi crosses the blue line before I get the puck to him, we'll be guilty of this infraction
    $200 9
Created by C.W. Post in 1897, this breakfast cereal does not contain either of the two components in its name
    $200 16
Her parents chose Anne Sullivan as her private teacher on the advice of Alexander Graham Bell
    $200 6
This famous nickname of Ty Cobb sounds like a state fruit
    $200 21
This pivoted device supports a bicycle or motorcycle when not in use
    $400 2
John, Calvin
    $400 27
To figure out how many points a player has, simply add these 2 totals
    $400 10
Macadamias were originally native to this continent
    $400 17
Throughout the 1930s, she taught geography at St. Mary's High School in Eastern India
    $400 7
Abraham Lincoln earned this nickname from his skill in chopping wood in half to make fences
    $400 22
For years, advertisers have asked us to do this to "your Bic" lighter
    $600 3
Lynda, Luci
    $600 28
(Tie Domi and Alex Trebek pose together on the ice.) Any player who messes with me will deal with Tie Domi, who has this job--also the name of a "Dirty Harry" film
    $600 13
The Red Delicious apple was originally called the Hawkeye apple; it was developed in an orchard in this state
    $600 18
In 1881 she established the first American Red Cross chapter, in Dansville, New York
    $600 8
Emily Dickinson was "the Belle of" & later "the Nun of" this Massachusetts town
    $600 23
Last name of the golfing great who was the first to twice win the British Open, Masters, PGA & U.S. Open
    $800 4
Fanny, Manning, Birchard
    $800 29
Bryan Trottier sparked this team to 4 Stanley Cup championships from 1980 through 1983
    DD: $2,100 14
The name of these sugar, egg white & coconut cookies comes from the same root word as a pasta
    $800 19
The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving women full suffrage was nicknamed for her
    $800 11
General Patton's toughness on his enemies & his own men earned him the nickname "Old" this
    $800 24
It's a billy club carried by a policeman
    $1000 5
Abraham, Martin, John
    $1000 30
(Alex shuffles his hockey stick back and forth on the ice.) It's the 13-letter word for the skill I was just demonstrating (Mario Lemieux doesn't have to worry)
    $1000 15
Texas grows a Texas-sized amount of blue corn, often used to make these unleavened flat breads
    $1000 20
Among this pacifist's books were "Newer Ideals of Peace" & "Twenty Years at Hull House"
    $1000 12
(Hi there. I’m George Jones. You know,...) Early in my career, a deejay gave me this nickname because he thought I resembled a certain American marsupial
    $1000 25
These long bloomers were once worn by women & girls as underwear

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Ken Graham K.C.
$7,500 $600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Graham K.C.
$11,300 $1,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the lake when we give you the...)
    $400 6
Sir Walter Scott wrote the book about Scottish outlaw Robert MacGregor, better known as this
    $400 1
As of 2004 this "By The Time I Get To Phoenix" singer was living in Phoenix with his wife & kids
    $400 21
It's the absolute value of negative 143
    $400 25
Cleveland, Ohio
    $400 16
This disciple said he wouldn't believe in the resurrection until he saw & felt the nail holes in Jesus' hands
    $400 11
Examples include the two-tailed pasha & the zebra swallowtail
    $800 7
13 years after Sartre wrote "L'etre et le neant", it was translated into "Being and" this
    $800 2
The party was over for him after "Monday Night Football", but he did play himself on "King of the Hill"
    $800 22
A sexagesimal system is based on this number
    $800 26
Toronto, Canada
    $800 17
A "Judas Hole" is the term for the tiny viewing port in one of these; you can watch the man who betrayed you through it
    $800 12
These gothic architectural supports can be "clasping" or "flying"
    $1200 8
His "Decameron" may "appear to have but a harsh and offensive beginning", but he hoped you'd read on
    $1200 3
This polysyllabic '50s Italian sexpot had a one-woman exhibit of her sculpture in 2003
    $1200 23
Also a type of equation, it describes functions of the form
f(x) = ax² + bx + c
    DD: $2,000 28
Kampala, Uganda
    DD: $2,300 18
Asian location where a notoriously horrible event took place on the night of June 20, 1756
    $1200 13
He was Secretary of Agriculture under Nixon & Ford
    $1600 9
This Utopian land of Samuel Butler's was located in New Zealand
    $1600 4
Ferdinand, who gained renown for doing this on May 3, 1986, was turned into Japanese pet food
    $1600 24
The area of a parallelogram equals b times h, short for these two measures
    $1600 29
Lausanne, Switzerland
    $1600 19
Silver Springs in northern Florida is one of the state's largest water-filled one of these holes
    $1600 14
Of the genus Ranunculus, this grassland wild plant has large yellow flowers
    $2000 10
There's no dialogue in this author's novel "The Painted Bird"
    $2000 5
Once TV's Jennifer Keaton, she grew up to front a rock band called Jaded
    $2000 27
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew points to a diagram on the chalkboard.) In the ratio of s to r, this measure of an angle is similar to the word that the r stands for
    $2000 30
Aswan, Egypt
    $2000 20
The yellow-bellied variety of this woodpecker drills a series of small holes in tree bark to feed
    $2000 15
Romeo's 2-word interjection when Juliet appears at her window

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Graham K.C.
$24,800 $6,800 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

After his public comments were criticized by FDR, he resigned his Air Corps Reserve commission in April 1941

Final scores:

Ken Graham K.C.
$29,900 $399 $0
57-day champion: $1,936,300 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ken Graham K.C.
$22,400 $6,800 $5,800
35 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
8 R,
1 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2004-08-10
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