Show #4642 - Tuesday, November 9, 2004

Ken Jennings game 70.


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Dave Oosterhuis, a graduate student from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jeff Hoppes, a graduate student from El Cerrito, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 69-day cash winnings total $2,325,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I do!)
    $200 6
Not even the president of Belarus spoke Belarussian, so Belarus made this a state language too
    $200 1
    $200 22
Explorer Scouts form units; Boy Scouts form troops & Cub Scouts form these
    $200 16
The most common one used by artists is probably the X-Acto
    $200 30
This question about grocery bags could also apply to how you're paying for those groceries
    $200 11
Powerful brakes enable you to accomplish this idiomatic phrase
    $400 7
This pop star of the '60s posed for Playboy in a 1995 pictorial titled "These Boots Are Back"
    $400 2
    $400 29
Founded in 1881, it serves veterans of the armed forces, helps disaster victims & runs blood centers in the U.S.
    $400 17
Turning tools are used to shape the clay on one of these
    $400 28
It's the first choice the visiting team's captain always has at midfield right before kickoff of an NFL game
    $400 12
You'd have to be quite unobservant to need the warning "don't take any" of these false coins
    $600 8
Charlemagne was elected mayor of this Haitian capital (by the way, that was Manno Charlemagne the folk singer)
    $600 3
    $600 21
Group founded in 1868 whose full name includes the adjectives benevolent & protective
    $600 18
A halftone screen breaks up a solid image into a pattern of these
    $600 27
It's the basic choice at KFC of what kind of chicken texture to have
    $600 13
From 1864 to 1873, if you wanted to put your this "in", you could use a U.S. coin of that amount
    $800 9
Unlike the other new cadets at this school, Shannon Faulkner was not required to get her head shaved
    $800 4
    $800 23
Since 1851, it's helped people get where they're going
    $800 19
Traditionally in drypoint, you use a steel needle to scratch your drawing into a plate of this metal
    DD: $3,000 25
On radio, Jack Benny responded to this question from a robber with a long pause & "I'm thinking"
    $800 14
Completes the beat associated with rock pioneer Bo Diddley, "shave and a haircut..."
    $1000 10
Opera fans said, "Bravo!" when "Master Class", a play about this diva, debuted in Philadelphia in 1995
    $1000 5
    $1000 24
The UN's WHO, World Health Org., deals with medicine; its WMO, short for this, deals with weather
    $1000 20
When a sculptor is doing this he isn't fishing, but using the lost wax method to make a mold
    $1000 26
This title of an 1882 short story refers to a choice faced by a man before 2 doors
    $1000 15
Proverbially, it means careful about small sums & reckless with large ones

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

Ken Jeff Dave
$3,000 $1,400 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Jeff Dave
$3,200 $8,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
His song "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!" may have been based on the letters his son Robert sent from Camp Champlain
    $400 16
Proverbially, necessity is its mother
    $400 26
The field of this in which Holden Caulfield imagined himself could have been grown for feed
    $400 11
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew, in ski gear, reports from a snowy spot.) I'm on Mammoth Mountain, which, like a lot of great California skiing, is in this mountain range
    $400 6
Presidential retreat once known as Shangri-La
    $400 21
The Province of Granada borders Malaga, Murcia & this body of water
    $800 2
"She is afraid to come out of the water" because it's what "she wore for the first time today"
    $800 17
For its 20th anniversary edition in 1997, Christina Crawford added 100 pages to this memoir
    $800 27
People from the North sow them in spring; Southerners sow them in fall; reckless youths sow wild ones
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew leans against a corral fence in a high, green pasture.) I'm overlooking Paradise Valley in this state, with a nickname that encourages you to look up
    $800 7
Place a bet & name this classic heard here
    $800 22
This group's nearly 800-year rule of Spain ended when Christian forces took Granada in 1492
    $1200 3
This funky guy was "born in Arizona, moved to Babylonia" & "got a condo made a stone-a"
    $1200 18
In the Bible, this unfortunate man remarks, "Naked came I out of my mother's womb"
    $1200 28
Among plants whose seeds are found in these, peas are human food while vetch is fed to animals
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands somewhere with a brightly-lit Eiffel Tower in the background.) I'm on the street called this, originally named by L.A. ex-cop Guy McAfee, who was reminded of Sunset Boulevard
    $1200 8
From the Italian for "bell", it's a type of bell tower
    $1200 23
This great Spanish classical guitarist gave his first performance in Granada at the age of 16
    DD: $4,000 4
This 1920s novelty hit supposedly got its title from the confusing statement of a Greek fruit peddler
    $1600 19
The painting of "Whistler's Mother" is owned by this French art museum that used to be a train station
    $1600 29
Very young rabbits get the alfalfa type of this cut, dried fodder; then they graduate to timothy
    $1600 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands at the edge of an inviting, palm-enclosed lagoon lined with grass-capped umbrellas.) On the east coast of this Mexican peninsula, I'm actually due south of Florida
    $1600 9
In 1993 she became the first female director to win the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or
    $1600 24
The "Court of the Lions" is the central fountain of this palace fortress found in Granada
    $2000 5
This title guy said, "Ooo eee, ooo ah ah, ting tang, walla walla bing bang"
    $2000 20
In "The Conduct of Life", this transcendentalist reminded us, "Men are what their mothers made them"
    $2000 30
This legume that probably originated in Asia is the main source of protein supplements in livestock feed
    $2000 15
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew strolls across a college campus.) I'm on the campus of this university, where over 25 Nobel Prize winners were educated, including Milton Friedman
    $2000 10
Bill Moyers based "The Power of Myth" on his conversations with this man
    DD: $10,000 25
Granada is in this larger region from which the Spanish spoken in the Americas is largely descended

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Jeff Dave
$26,800 $11,400 $3,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The "Playboy Riots" took place in this world capital in 1907 following a theatrical premiere

Final scores:

Ken Jeff Dave
$30,000 $22,800 $6,800
70-day champion: $2,355,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Jeff Dave
$24,400 $9,200 $13,400
28 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $47,000

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Game tape date: 2004-08-25
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