Show #4601 - Monday, September 13, 2004

Ken Jennings game 44.


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Bruce England, a biochemist from Hayward, California

Dana Dolan, a writer and editor from Atlanta, Georgia

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 43-day cash winnings total $1,432,461)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name the work that introduces each character we will give you.)
    $200 11
If you’re rowin’ the Rhone from start to finish, you begin in this mountain range
    $200 26
The Continental & the Town Car are models from this Ford division
    $200 6
A murder suspect named Injun Joe
    $200 16
The Harlem Globetrotters were founded in this city famous for its blues & its fire
    $200 1
November 16, 1952:
For the first time, she holds a football for Charlie Brown to kick
    $200 21
The USA's tallest bridge towers are the 746-foot steel peaks of this structure
    $400 12
The Krishna starts near one coast of this country & flows almost all the way across it
    $400 27
In a Stephen King-based movie, this title vehicle was a red 1958 Plymouth Fury
    $400 7
Troubled Air Force Captain John Yossarian
    $400 17
In the 1940s if you weren't commie enough to be "red" people used this 5-letter epithet that was a shade lighter
    $400 2
July 20, 1971:
Marcie first calls this character "Sir"
    $400 22
This NBA team took the 1975 championship
    $600 13
It doesn’t have its distinct color yet when it emerges in Qinghai Province
    $600 28
In 1964, the first year of its release, this popular muscle car was the Indy 500 pace car
    $600 8
A small slave girl named Topsy
    $600 18
Object associated with the Lone Ranger & with Bob Seger's Band
    $600 3
August 23, 1959:
She joins Charlie Brown's family as his younger sister
    $600 23
It's the second-most registered dog breed at the American Kennel Club
    $800 14
It's formed by the junction of the Luvua & Lualaba in the country named for it
    $800 29
The LS 400 and the ES 250 were the first models of this luxury car line from Toyota
    $800 9
Professor Henry Higgins
    $800 19
In alphabetical order, the 3 spokesmen for Rice Krispies
    $800 4
September 24, 1990:
This hygiene-challenged boy runs for class president
    $800 24
Jason stole it for his Uncle Pelias
    DD: $2,200 15
This Mideastern boundary river rises on the slopes of Mount Hermon
    $1000 30
The Rio is from Kia, which is owned by this South Korean automaker
    $1000 10
Marooned sailor Ben Gunn
    $1000 20
The Winchester '73 and the Colt .45 have both been referred to as "the gun that" did this
    $1000 5
September 1, 1991:
This young virtuoso becomes a spokesman for National Piano Month
    $1000 25
Sir James Frazer compared mythologies & religions in this work

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Ken Dana Bruce
$6,000 $0 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Dana Bruce
$16,600 $0 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the religion that fits the clue.)
    $400 17
This rock from Georgia was used to sculpt the statue of Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial
    $400 12
In a Billy Joel hit, she's "looking for a downtown man"
    $400 7
Resh kallah,
    $400 2
This movie heartthrob isn't "From Hell" or from "Sleepy Hollow"; he's from Owensboro, Ky.
    $400 1
This veggie was almost uneaten in the U.S. until the D'Arrigo Bros. Produce Company started marketing it in the 1920s
    $400 22
The branch of linguistics dealing with the sounds of speech
    $800 18
Crude oil can be extracted from this rock, the most abundant sedimentary rock in the Earth's crust
    $800 13
Critics love this 10-letter adjective to describe music resembling "Lay Lady Lay" or "Like A Rolling Stone"
    $800 8
    $800 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew sits at a table in the Seelbach Hilton in Louisville, KY.) This boxing legend known as the Louisville Lip loves to dine here at the Oak Room when he's visiting his hometown
    $800 27
If your stylist puts humectant conditioner in your hair, it's most likely because your hair is this
    $800 23
2 words that sound alike but are spelled differently
    $1200 19
The Hawaiian islands consist mostly of this hard, dark volcanic rock
    $1200 14
(Typewriter) keyboardist Paul Ackerman entered the R&R Hall of Fame by editing this music journal for 30 years
    $1200 9
    DD: $3,000 4
Her brother Nick, nephew George & friend Al Pacino all attended her 2002 funeral in Maysville, Ky., her hometown
    $1200 28
At an estate sale, Carl Rice spent $60 on 2 of these by Martin Johnson Heade; they later sold for over $1 million
    $1200 24
Daughter of Zeus & Demeter
    DD: $7,000 20
Due to its luster, German miners gave this "pleasant" rock its name, which means "spark"
    $1600 15
The riff heard here kicks off a recent album by this band
    $1600 10
    $1600 5
Good morning to this newswoman, who's seen here in 1963, when she was America's Junior Miss
    $1600 29
Oaxaca is "the land of 7" of these rich sauces, including the negro & verde types
    $1600 25
An English language speaker
    $2000 21
The Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown is the tallest structure in the U.S. made entirely of this
    $2000 16
"Stoned" is a memoir of '60s London by this then-manager of the Rolling Stones
    $2000 11
T'ien shih
    $2000 6
In the '40s & '50s this Kentucky-born hunk starred in biblical films like "The Robe" & "Samson and Delilah"
    $2000 30
These political "issues" get their name because they can split apart a unified movement
    $2000 26
The smallest unit in a language capable of conveying distinction in meaning

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Dana Bruce
$38,800 $2,000 -$4,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A Spanish dictionary defines it as "circulo maximo que equidista de los polos de la tierra"

Final scores:

Ken Dana Bruce
$45,000 $3,999 -$4,800
44-day champion: $1,477,461 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Dana Bruce
$32,200 $2,000 -$1,800
41 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
4 R,
2 W
10 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2004-04-23
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