Show #4625 - Friday, October 15, 2004

Ken Jennings game 58.


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José Ruiz Jr., a high school teacher from Silver Spring, Maryland

Josh Rosenfeld, a graduate student from Torrance, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 57-day cash winnings total $1,936,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the organization, you tell us the religion associated with it.)
    $200 1
B'nai B'rith,
Anti-Defamation League
    $200 2
Born in 1975, she hosted "Saturday Night Live" in 1982 & is still its youngest host ever
    $200 3
'Nuff said
    $200 21
When this nation gained independence in 1962, it had "Western" in its name
    $200 26
These "jingle jangle jingle as I go riding merrily along"
    $200 14
A scandal about a necklace made from these was disastrous for the popularity of Marie Antoinette
    $400 8
Knights of Columbus
    $400 4
This Spanish beauty seen here has starred in "All the Pretty Horses" & "Blow"
    $400 9
It has used "Empire State" & the more formal "The Empire State"
    $400 22
In the Solomons, you can tour Olasana Island, where this future U.S. president was rescued in August 1943
    $400 27
A slang term for a cemetery in a Western town came from a gunfighter's wish to die with these on
    $400 17
This member of the Rat Pack became a Vaudeville performer at age 3
    $600 13
King Faisal Foundation
    $600 5
She vampired it up in "Underworld" & "Van Helsing"
    $600 10
Iowa has had "The Corn State", Kentucky has had "Bluegrass State", & it has had "The Wheat State"
    $600 23
There's a museum on Tahiti devoted to this artist who spent 12 years there
    $600 28
A bandito could wear this handkerchief as a scarf, a neckerchief or a mask
    $600 18
In January 1959 he assumed the presidency of France's Fifth Republic
    $800 15
Prison Dharma Network
    $800 6
Late actress seen here in the same year she worked with her biggest co-star

"Mm! Very tasty, my good man, very tasty."
    $800 11
Alabama's plate has this organ in its slogan
    DD: $3,000 24
It's the isolated island where you'll find Adamstown, Point Christian & Bounty Bay
    $800 29
The name of these protective leggings comes from a word for a dense growth of shrubs
    $800 19
You can drive past the grassy knoll in this Dallas, Texas plaza
    $1000 16
American/International Gita Society,
Sanskrit Religions Institute
    $1000 7
Winning an Oscar at age 72 for "Rosemary's Baby", she said, "I can't tell you how encouraging... this is"
    $1000 12
Idaho has been the "Vacation" this, Oregon the "Pacific" this, & Michigan the "Water-Winter" this
    $1000 25
The largest city in Oceania outside Hawaii & New Zealand is Port Moresby in this nation
    $1000 30
Also called a shoelace tie, it's a thin cord fastened in front with an ornamental clasp
    $1000 20
American forces crossed this on Christmas Night 1776 to launch their surprise attack on the Hessians

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

Ken Josh José
$1,800 -$1,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Josh José
$11,200 -$1,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the victim.)
    $400 26
In 1455 the Medici family had these in London, Avignon & Geneva as well as branches in Rome, Pisa & Venice
    $400 16
He was exposed to a wide range of music at the Florida State School for the Blind, 1937-1945
    $400 11
Exceedingly charming & cold-blooded; psychopathic; recommend isolation; oh yeah, he's a cannibal
    $400 1
Enacted in 1913, the 16th Amendment gives Congress the power to lay and collect these taxes
    $400 21
March 15, 44 B.C.:
Cassius & about 20 other guys take a stab
    $400 6
Mondale's tables of worship
    $800 27
In 1479 Venice sent Gentile Bellini to this city after a request by Sultan Muhammad II for a good portraitist
    $800 17
2004 marks the 10th anniversary of the death of this man from Aberdeen, Washington whose music touched the world
    $800 12
Delusional after her part in the king's murder, suffers from sleepwalking & obsessive "hand-washing"
    $800 2
Titan, this planet's largest moon, orbits it every 16 days
    $800 22
June 28, 1914:
Gavrilo Princip jump-starts a world war
    $800 7
Al's portals
    $1200 28
In December 1513 he wrote Francesco Vettori that he'd "composed a little work 'on princedoms'"
    $1200 18
This song from "Abbey Road" originated as a campaign song for Timothy Leary
    $1200 13
Rebellious in the ward; inducing other patients to gamble; grappling with Nurse Ratched; perhaps electro-shock?
    $1200 3
This royal family's restoration lasted 16 years under Louis XVIII & Charles X
    DD: $3,000 23
Around midnight on Dec. 29/30, 1916:
Prince Felix Yusupov & pals, using poison, a gun, a club & drowning
    $1200 8
Aaron's mongrel dogs
    $1600 29
A prosperous business was this trade which required the growing of mulberry trees
    $1600 19
Oh baby, it's the 1990 hit heard here

"It burned like a ball of fire /
When the rebel took a little child bride /
To tease yeah /
So go easy yeah"
    $1600 14
Homicidal; believes he's God; lunacy perhaps caused by the African heat; must find out what he means by "The Horror"
    $1600 4
A book begins with this "tall, slim girl, 'half-past sixteen'" sitting on a Prince Edward Island farm's doorstep
    $1600 24
July 13, 1793:
Charlotte Corday, in a Paris bathtub
    $1600 9
Dan's humpbacks
    $2000 30
Her father, later Pope Alexander VI, arranged 3 marriages for her; the first was when she was 13
    $2000 20
This eclectic American guitarist produced the album "Buena Vista Social Club"
    DD: $5,000 15
"Ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings"; other "complaints"
    $2000 5
This type of bassoon would be 16 feet long if you unfolded it all the way
    $2000 25
July 20, 1923:
Gunmen led by Mexican Congressman Jesus Salas Barraza
    $2000 10
Colfax' accounting clerks

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Josh José
$34,600 $7,000 $4,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

They first teamed up in 1974; one a quiet Latin teacher & the other a former clown college student

Final scores:

Ken Josh José
$40,000 $4,800 $100
58-day champion: $1,976,300 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Josh José
$29,400 $5,200 $4,600
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
6 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2004-08-10
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