Show #4641 - Monday, November 8, 2004

Ken Jennings game 69.


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Jennifer Peebles, a newspaper editor from Madison, Tennessee

Robert Kirkpatrick, an animator from Miami Beach, Florida

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 68-day cash winnings total $2,305,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Former President Truman.)
    $200 16
One exhibit at the library covers the concert career of this Truman relative
    $200 6
Give us your best Marlon Brando with this famous 1-word howl from a classic 1951 film
    $200 1
He dedicated his ninth symphony to the King of Prussia
    $200 20
Endive is a member of the same family as this flower, so "give me your answer, do"
    $200 26
The Eagles mention amenities like champagne on ice & a flexible check-out time at this title place
    $200 11
The country where you'll find the city of Gdansk
    $400 17
See the satchel Truman took when he signed the charter for this organization on Jun 26, 1945, in San Francisco
    $400 7
Bootes, Orion & Gemini, to name a few
    $400 2
It's the chemical element named for the ninth planet from the sun
    $400 22
While there are over 5,000 varieties of this fruit, you probably eat the Anjou or Bartlett
    $400 27
He wrote the song that says, "I get no kick from champagne"
    $400 12
It's what the Germans called Gdansk when they controlled it
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Truman Library in Independence, MO.) Among the library's historic artifacts is the safety plug from the bomb dropped on this city on August 9, 1945
    $600 8
It's the governmental organization headed by George H.W. Bush from 1976 to 1977
    $600 3
In 1966 this strongman gave Spain its ninth constitution since 1812
    $600 23
Though American in origin, the Cape Gooseberry got its name by being cultivated on this South African Cape
    $600 28
Ann-Margret sang a song called "Champagne" in the movie version of this rock opera
    DD: $2,000 13
The body of water on which Gdansk is a major port
    $800 19
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the Truman Library in Independence, MO.) "Family Squabble", a painting by this illustrator, shows how many families argued about the 1948 presidential election
    $800 9
It's the flat, movable bone at the front of the knee
    $800 4
He was our ninth president & his grandson was our twenty-third
    $800 24
One of the oldest plants cultivated by man, it produces 1 bunch of "hands" & then is cut down
    $800 29
This No. 1 hit with a "Spanglish" title says, "She never drinks the water, makes you order French champagne"
    $800 14
The organization that administered Gdansk as a free city following World War I
    $1000 21
The library has the actual guns used by the men who tried to assassinate Pres. Truman at this residence in 1950
    $1000 10
Small rounds of meat-filled pasta that are shaped into rings & boiled
    $1000 5
Hindus consider Buddha to be the ninth incarnation of this preserver god
    $1000 25
The California types of these are Mexican-Guatemalan hybrids & include the Hass
    $1000 30
In a tropical tune by this singer, a water shortage at the Gull Reef Club means "Champagne Si, Agua No"
    $1000 15
The river that runs from the Carpathian Mountains to its mouth near Gdansk

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

Ken Robert Jennifer
$7,800 -$200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Robert Jennifer
$13,000 $1,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The classic Star Wars trilogy came out on DVD for the first time ever, and we have an entire category devoted to...)
    $400 1
Not too far from this present-day Turkish capital you can see the site of the old Hittite capital, Hattusas
    $400 12
(Mark Hamill reads.) This villain was portrayed by three different actors: one did his voice, one did his physical acting, & one did his stunts
    $400 17
From the Latin for "to chew", Gray's calls this bone the strongest bone of the face
    $400 20
California produces approximately 98% of the U.S. supply of these "green almond" nuts
    $400 2
Frank D. Gilroy:
"The Subject Was..."
    $400 7
Revolutionary War traitor who also told "True Lies" to film fans
    $800 13
(R2-D2 "reads".) In "Star Wars", the term used for robots like C-3PO & myself is this 5-letter shortening of another word
    $800 18
Gray's describes this as the longest & largest bone in the arm
    $800 23
In 1848 this large migration began with a valuable discovery at Sutter's Mill
    $800 3
Paul Zindel:
"The Effect of Gamma Rays on..."
    $800 8
"Rollin' On The River" CCR tune that founded Christian Science
    DD: $5,200 27
The Chalybes of the Hittite Empire ushered in this "Age" with advancements like tempering & forging
    $1200 14
(A stormtrooper reads.) Infiltrating the Death Star, these 2 characters dress up like storm troopers to rescue Princess Leia
    DD: $1,000 19
This artery is in the thigh, as its name indicates
    $1200 24
During the 1999 World Cup Soccer final in Pasadena, she did her famous victory strip
    $1200 4
John Patrick:
"The Teahouse..."
    $1200 9
Portly Yankee slugger who became a more svelte Supreme Court Justice
    $1600 28
A great battle was fought at the Hittite stronghold of Kadesh against this Egyptian pharaoh, husband to Nefertari
    $1600 15
(Chewbacca "reads".) I am Chewbacca, this type of creature from the planet Kashyyyk
    $1600 21
Types of these in the foot include transverse, lateral, medial & fundamental longitudinal
    $1600 25
Yountville & St. Helena are towns in this Central California wine-producing county
    $1600 5
William Inge:
    $1600 10
John Gray's "planetary" relationship book that won tennis' U.S. Open in 2001
    $2000 16
(I'm Anthony Daniels.) I play C-3PO, a droid specializing in this political etiquette used at official ceremonies & occasions
    $2000 22
Gray's says this largest ductless gland is "highly vascular" & "dark purple"
    $2000 26
The Dead Sea Scrolls might still be under wraps if this Ca. library hadn't leaked them to the public in 1991
    $2000 6
Marsha Norman:
    $2000 11
Horatio Alger's 1868 novel that became the current vice president

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Robert Jennifer
$24,600 $200 $1,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Fortune 100 company got its name from what it bought from sailors & sold to natural history collectors

Final scores:

Ken Robert Jennifer
$19,200 $1 $1,300
69-day champion: $2,325,001 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Robert Jennifer
$28,400 $1,200 $1,800
36 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2004-08-25
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