Show #4656 - Monday, November 29, 2004

Ken Jennings game 74.


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Kathi Fry, a physician from Scottsdale, Arizona

Rob Kimbro, a theater director and stay-at-home dad from Princeton, New Jersey

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 73-day cash winnings total $2,491,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
This inventor's Feb. 7, 1804 birth made William & Sarah his plowed, er, proud parents
    $200 13
A popular exhibit at the Hall of Fame is the actual cornfield used on this "corny" TV show
    $200 1
If you know that El Castillo del Morro looms over this city's harbor, have a cigar
    $200 26
Sip some port while lounging on the port side of a ship in one of these chairs named for part of a ship
    $200 21
Babies' bottoms can rest a little easier with Balmex, a diaper rash ointment made by "JNJ", this company
    $200 6
A group of commuters traveling together in one vehicle
    $400 8
In 1804 Rhode Island College was renamed this
    $400 14
Before getting "On The Road Again", he donated a blue bandana & a pair of sneakers to the Hall
    $400 2
(Hi, I'm Anderson Cooper of CNN.) A few years after I graduated from Yale, I spent 5 months studying Vietnamese at the University of this world capital
    $400 27
If you want to be crowned King of England, this rock has to be in your coronation chair
    $400 22
Let's see... I need a new hot tub, insulation, a belt sander & some 2x4s; time to head over to "HD", this company
    $400 12
A rapidly rotating current of water
    $600 9
Napoleon, who once remarked, "It is with baubles that men are led", presided over the first presentation of this in 1804
    $600 15
This inductee and one-time San Quentin inmate has his pardon from Governor Reagan displayed at the Hall
    $600 3
There are many places to buy pesos in this capital's Benito Juarez Airport
    $600 28
A Montgolfier is a Louis XVI chair with a back often shaped like one of these
    $600 23
If you enjoy squeezing its Charmin, you can thank this company, "PG"
    $600 16
An underground container for sewage
    $800 10
A 2004 biography of this president born November 23, 1804 is subtitled "New Hampshire's Favorite Son"
    $800 18
The Country Music Hall of Fame has a dress made & worn by this Kentucky-born singer as a 14-year-old newlywed
    $800 4
It's difficult, but try picturing George Bernard Shaw as a baby when you visit his birthplace in this world capital
    $800 24
Don't "DIS" this company, though shareholders did just that when 43% voted against its CEO at the '04 annual meeting
    $800 17
English port city on the Mersey River
    DD: $1,600 11
This British chemist took his last breath of oxygen Feb. 6, 1804
    $1000 19
This "Singing Brakeman" was in the first group of performers inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame
    $1000 5
This city on Honshu Island was once the capital of Japan, & its name means "capital city"
    $1000 25
IBM (stock symbol IBM) is short for this
    $1000 20
A military installation's centrally managed group of vehicles intended for the use of personnel

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

Ken Rob Kathi
$6,000 -$600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Rob Kathi
$9,200 $1,400 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

B, M, W
(Alex: It'll be one, or the other, or the other.)
    $400 1
Around 1915 Debussy composed 12 etudes in memory of this Polish-French composer
    $400 19
The starch in a British meal might be a "jacket", or baked, one of these
    $400 8
Around 1550 the British called the Spanish arquebuses "calivers", a corruption of this word
    $400 3
In a real spoiler, the prologue of this play says that "A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life"
    $400 13
Double feature companion to the main attraction
    $400 22
He designed a steam-powered submarine as well as the steam-powered Clermont
    $800 2
Beethoven's father tried to promote him as a child prodigy, like this Salzburg-born genius
    $800 30
Jack the Ripper is Cockney rhyming slang for this breakfast favorite
    $800 9
In the 19th century Sir William Congreve turned a pyrotechnic device into one of these red-glaring weapons
    $800 4
This tragic title character's first words are "So foul and fair a day I have not seen"
    $800 14
Cobalamine or pyridoxine or riboflavin
    DD: $2,400 23
This first lady christened the first U.S. nuclear-powered submarine, the Nautilus
    $1200 10
"The Tender Land" is a 1954 opera by this "Appalachian Spring" composer
    $1200 29
"Digestive biscuits" is British for these crackers we named after an American
    $1200 16
Introduced in World War I, the Mills bomb was actually one of these flung weapons
    $1200 5
Caius Marcius, a Roman general, receives this name after capturing the city of Corioli
    $1200 15
Symbol for 1.094 yards
    $1200 24
The U.S. Naval Submarine School is located in Groton in this state
    $1600 11
This Austrian composer's Symphony No. 8 is known as the "Symphony of a Thousand"
    $1600 28
John Bull uses maize flour; Uncle Sam, this 8-letter word
    DD: $7,800 20
A British weapon during WWI had a cover name of "Water-closet for Russia", which became water-this, then just this
    $1600 6
The Bard's version of this Trojan prince's death in "Troilus and Cressida" has him killed by the Myrmidons
    $1600 17
International vehicle I.D. for you & your car if you're both Walloons
    $1600 25
The historical claim to fame of the German submarine known as U-20 was this action on May 7, 1915
    $2000 12
He supervised a 1907 phonograph recording of his own "Pagliacci"
    $2000 27
A fruit's seeds become these in Britain, like Sherlock Holmes' case of the "Five Orange" ones
    $2000 21
The name of this short-barreled cannon goes back to the Czech houfnice, "slingshot"
    $2000 7
Shylock asks Bassanio, "What news on" this commercial heart of Venice?
    $2000 18
Subatomic particle referred to as an intermediate vector boson
    $2000 26
For his work in developing nuclear-powered subs, this admiral was known as the "Father of the Atomic Submarine"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Rob Kathi
$23,200 $8,400 $400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the Social Security Administration's top 10 boys' names in 2000, the 2, ending in the same letter, on a list of the 12 Apostles

Final scores:

Ken Rob Kathi
$29,000 $900 $0
74-day champion: $2,520,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Rob Kathi
$22,600 $14,600 $400
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
1 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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Game tape date: 2004-09-07
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