Show #4634 - Thursday, October 28, 2004

Ken Jennings game 62.


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Bob Joseph, a businessman and attorney from McLean, Virginia

Lori Ann Tennant, a homemaker from Fairmont, West Virginia

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 61-day cash winnings total $2,065,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's our idea for a new series.)
    $200 6
The tribe has spoken to the 8 Republicans who have run against this Massachusetts senator since 1962
    $200 21
As opposed to regular breads, quick breads are made without this leavener, eliminating the time to rise
    $200 16
The head honcho:
    $200 1
In 1985 Kanawha Airport in Charleston, W.V. was renamed to honor this pilot who first broke the sound barrier
    $200 11
Its first class of cadets was sworn in July 11, 1955 in Colorado
    $200 26
In this baseball job your duties include needling A-Rod, waving runners home & handing out butt pats
    $400 7
The G.O.P. tribe was startled at how fast this N.Y. senator made bipartisan alliances after her 2000 election
    $400 22
According to the "Joy of Cooking", of roasting, poaching or paring, the best way to remove a pepper's skin
    $400 17
Typist distinction:
    $400 2
This Midwestern U.S. hub has over 60 million passengers coming & going each year
    $400 12
The first class at Dartmouth, est. by Eleazar Wheelock, was: Samuel Gray, Sylvanus Ripley, Levi Frisbie &, of course, this man
    $400 27
(I'm Paul Pierce.) This coach said, "The Boston Celtics are not a basketball team, they are a way of life"
    $600 8
Familiar with tight votes, this ex-Fla. Secy. of State & present lawmaker shook up her tribe pondering a 2004 Senate run
    $600 23
You need only 2 or 3 tablespoons of batter to make one of these thin French pancakes
    $600 18
A government body:
    $600 3
This U.S. airport uses the slogan "Where America greets the world'
    $600 13
5 years after Thomas Clemson died, 446 men started studying in the school named for him in this state
    $600 28
Mike Krzyzewski of Duke is better known as this, 6 letters total
    $800 9
In 2004 the Senate majority leader broke with tradition & campaigned to get this minority leader voted off the Hill
    DD: $1,200 24
Finger food invented in 1964 at the Anchor Bar in New York State
    $800 19
To an accountant:
    $800 4
Europe's busiest airport, it handles nearly a quarter more passengers annually than runner-up Frankfurt
    $800 14
In 1748 the first class of this Ivy League school moved to Newark under President Aaron Burr, Sr.
    $800 29
For his love of the running game, the Rams' Chuck Knox got this meaty nickname
    $1000 10
The Strom Thurmond birthday challenge went badly for this Miss. lawmaker & he lost his majority leader immunity
    $1000 25
You can use rigatoni or shell pasta, but traditionally for kasha varnishkes, it's this "neckwear" type
    $1000 20
To a policeman:
    $1000 5
Klia Airport, south of this Malaysian capital, has the world's tallest air traffic control tower at 425 feet
    $1000 15
This California university began in 1891 with a class of 559, co-educational, at its founder's insistence
    $1000 30
He won 9 Stanley Cup titles, the last with Detroit in 2002

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

Ken Lori Bob
$2,800 $1,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Lori Bob
$5,600 $3,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Careful now.) [Laughter]
    $400 21
The slits right behind a shark's head are simply these
    $400 11
This 1965 No. 1 hit by Barry McGuire was backed vocally by original members of The Grass Roots
    $400 16
In 1934 Buffalo Bill's Iowa boyhood home was moved to Cody in this state
    $400 26
In reverse billing, the last names of the comedians who "Meet Frankenstein" in a 1948 film
    $400 1
This man's 1642 work, seen here is today found in an Amsterdam museum
    $400 6
Jealous Moor's stringed instruments
    DD: $7,800 22
This largest of the seals is larger than a walrus
    $800 12
In this 1950 film, Bette Davis told partygoers, "Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night"
    $800 17
The home where Albert Einstein spent his last 20 years is in this state
    $800 27
At last, give the lady top billing as you name these battling puppets that originated in 1600s Italian theater
    $800 2
Seen here is one of many denizens of the American West depicted by this man
    $800 7
Regan's father's lachrymal discharges
    $1200 23
Feature on a flatfish that, as reference sources put it, migrates as the fish grows
    $1200 13
In this 1957 film narrated by Alistair Cooke, Joanne Woodward played a woman who had multiple personalities
    DD: $1,600 18
You can go Polk around the home of this 11th U.S. president in Columbia in this state
    $1200 28
If Alonzo had toplined over Duncan when their power tool company started out in 1910, it'd be known as this
    $1200 3
All that the Empire came to symbolize is seen here in this artist's portrait of Madame Recamier
    $1200 8
Robin Goodfellow's formal attire
    $1600 24
You may spot the spinner species of these mammals in the bays of Hawaii
    $1600 14
It was all about Marcia, Marcia, Marcia on "The Brady Bunch"; she played Jan
    $1600 19
A scene in "Shoot the Moon" is set at Jack London's home near this state's Valley of the Moon in Sonoma County
    $1600 29
First names of "The Pep Boys", in alphabetical order
    $1600 4
The characteristic style of this Frenchman is seen here in his 1890s work, "Turning Road at Montgeroult"
    $1600 9
Calpurnia's husband's small metal hair pluckers
    $2000 25
The head of this pipefish relative is at a right angle to its body
    $2000 15
She's well known for her TV role as English teacher Connie Brooks on "Our Miss Brooks"
    $2000 20
This northerly New England state is where you'll find Robert Peary's summer home, Eagle Island
    $2000 30
Franklin P. Adams probably didn't think the verse flowed describing, in scoring order, a 3-6-4 DP by these 1910 Cubs
    $2000 5
This poet & painter whose work is seen here had the same first name as a poet born in 1265
    $2000 10
It's the Afghani Islamic fundamentalist regime that Prospero's slave would lead

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Lori Bob
$26,600 $9,600 $1,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1893, as it was disappearing, F.J. Turner wrote a famous essay on "The Significance of" it "in American History"

Final scores:

Ken Lori Bob
$30,000 $4,200 $3,599
62-day champion: $2,095,301 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Lori Bob
$21,200 $10,800 $1,800
32 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2004-08-17
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