Show #4639 - Friday, November 5, 2004

Ken Jennings game 67.


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Elizabeth Costello, an attorney and media sales rep originally from Mahopac, New York

John Murray, an aspiring playwright from Jersey City, New Jersey

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 66-day cash winnings total $2,247,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Your basic all-American baked potato often comes with this "cream" & chives
    $200 6
Of 8, 18 or 28, the approximate time it takes in minutes for the Sun's rays to reach the Earth
    $200 9
With Eric Clapton on lead guitar, Derek & the Dominos released the hit album "Layla & Other Assorted" these
    $200 21
On an episode of this show, Samantha gives Darrin a potion she says will fill him with confidence
    $200 16
This state capital is "the Crossroads of the Pacific"
    $200 1
Ulysses is the Latin name of Odysseus, the Greek hero that this poet portrayed in "The Odyssey"
    $400 27
One type is made with chocolate & cream; another with damp soil, mostly by children
    $400 7
Green plants use the Sun's rays to turn water & this gas into carbohydrates
    $400 12
A small sofa for 2 people
    $400 22
The "Macbeth" witches' brew contains an entire toad but only the toe of this fellow amphibian
    $400 17
This Neb. city on the Missouri River calls itself "the Crossroads of the Nation" & "the Gateway to the West"
    $400 2
Ulysses devised this trick to induce the soldiers of Troy to open the city gates
    $600 28
Captain Parker's in Yarmouth is a 2-time winner of Boston Harborfest's competition in this creamy soup
    $600 8
UVA, UVB & UVC are the 3 types of this radiation contained in sunshine
    $600 13
Small green African avian of the genus agapornis
    $600 23
On a 2001 season opener, Willow had to brew up a potion to bring this heroine back from the dead
    $600 18
This "Prairie State" calls itself "the Heart of the Nation", "the Hub of the Nation" & "the Crossroads of America"
    DD: $1,000 3
Ulysses was bound to his ship's mast to avoid the lure of the sounds of these demons, half women, half birds
    $800 29
This Kraft Foods dessert topping comes in an extra creamy version
    $800 10
The energy we call sunshine is initially generated by the Sun's fusion of hydrogen into this
    $800 14
This N.Y. region was declared a disaster area due to toxic waste
    $800 24
Harry Potter's potions professor, he's as loathsome as his shrinking solution
    $800 19
Sioux Falls in this state calls itself "the Crossroads of the Nation"
    $800 4
In the Strait of Messina, Ulysses lost 6 of his men to the sea monster Scylla while avoiding this whirlpool
    $1000 30
Teutonic name for a mousse made with whipped cream & set in a towering mold
    $1000 11
The radiation that becomes our sunshine leaves the Sun's surface at this "sphere", the visible surface of the sun
    $1000 15
His literary output includes "The Thing on the Doorstep" & "The Dunwich Horror"
    $1000 25
Film in which a magic potion keeps Meryl Streep & Goldie Hawn alive after they're both murdered
    $1000 20
This Midwestern capital city has a great "track" record as "the Crossroads of America", also the motto of its state
    $1000 5
Ulysses spent a year on the island of Aeaea in the company of this witch who turned men into pigs

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

Ken John Elizabeth
$6,400 $400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken John Elizabeth
$9,600 $1,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's dangerous.)
    $400 26
Jacob Schick came up with this device while mining way up north where hot water was scarce
    $400 16
It's the running event that includes a series of obstacles
    $400 21
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.) In 1968 he gave his last Sunday sermon from the Canterbury pulpit; a memorial service for him was held here 5 days later
    $400 11
Before you "coin" one of these, know it's from the Greek for "to speak"
    $400 1
This "Arthur" star must have been a perfect "10"--the Queen made him a Commander of the British Empire in 2001
    $400 2
Crossword puzzle competitors save time by using the lower-case version of this most common English letter
    $800 27
This wireless handheld brand lets you access e-mail on the go & also makes a great pie filling
    $800 17
It's the throwing event that uses the heaviest item
    $800 22
The National Cathedral's official name is the Cathedral Church of St. Peter & him
    $800 12
From the Greek for "flow", this type of arthritis is characterized by painful swelling of the joints
    $800 7
(Hi. I'm Gretchen Carlson of the CBS Saturday Early Show.) As a journalist I've been honored with 3 of these awards named for this TV legend, George Burns' famous partner
    $800 3
In Roman numerals, if you get a hit every time up, you're said to be batting this
    $1200 28
A device you can use to spiff up clothes, or the type of trunk where they got all their wrinkles
    $1200 18
It's the shortest of the running events
    $1200 23
Over 150 people are interred at the Cathedral, including this woman who lost her hearing and her sight at age 1 1/2
    $1200 13
This word is from the Greek for "wanderer"; the fact that the Earth was one wasn't figured out till later
    DD: $5,200 8
When this man won the Peace Prize, the Nobel chairman didn't expect "gratitude from the Polish authorities"
    $1200 4
Alphabetically, the first letter that stands alone as the symbol of a chemical element
    $1600 29
Iraq administrator Paul Bremner's line "You cannot wand a million people" referred to a hand-held one
    $1600 19
The 2 events with "jump" in their names
    $1600 24
This Episcopal minister, ex-Missouri senator & U.N. Ambassador led the Reagan funeral service June 11, 2004
    DD: $4,000 14
From the Greek for "to strike on one side", it's paralysis of both legs due to a spinal cord injury
    $1600 9
In 1953 the Lenin Peace Prize went to this Chilean poet and diplomat
    $1600 5
A clever basketball coach is said to be good with these two letters
    $2000 20
The 2 events in which you use a long rod
    $2000 25
The only president buried in Washington, D.C., his tomb was dedicated in 1956, the centennial of his birth
    $2000 15
From the Greek for "tongue", it's the opening in the larynx where consonants stop
    $2000 10
In 2004, Zaha Hadid became the first woman to receive this prize, often called architecture's highest honor
    $2000 6
To reverse direction in a car, hang a U-turn or this type of turn, also called a 3-point turn

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken John Elizabeth
$42,800 $2,200 $4,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In early drafts, the heroine of this novel was named Pansy & her family home was called Fontenoy Hall

Final scores:

Ken John Elizabeth
$25,600 $100 $5,100
67-day champion: $2,272,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken John Elizabeth
$36,000 $2,200 $4,800
41 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
4 R,
0 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2004-08-18
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