Show #4658 - Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Ken Jennings is brought out at the beginning to be recognized for his place in game show history.


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Katie Fitzgerald, a wealth management project analyst originally from New Rochelle, New York

Nathan Brownback, a research assistant from Washington, D.C.

Nancy Zerg, a realtor from Ventura, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Dec. 1, 1969: the Selective Service conducts the first lottery for this since World War II
    $200 7
"Blast this Christmas music! It's joyful and triumphant"
    $200 6
It can be a continuous low humming sound or a male bee
    $200 12
There were 39 signers of this 1787 document
    $200 1
It's forcing people to pay money by threatening to reveal their embarrassing secrets
    $400 19
1959: 12 countries including the U.S. & the U.S.S.R. sign a treaty to keep this continent a scientific preserve
    $400 8
"Riddle me this, riddle me that, who's afraid of the big black bat?"
    $400 17
If you listen to your heart using a stethoscope, you'll hear the sound of these flaps opening & closing
    $400 13
In 2003 this team won its 39th pennant, a major league baseball record
    $400 2
Movie 007 No. 6
    $600 20
1952: the New York Daily News reports George Jorgensen is now her after a visit to Denmark
    $600 9
"Good morning! And in case I don't see you, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!"
    $600 23
In part of the Capitol dome, you can clearly hear distant sounds, making it this kind of "gallery"
    $600 26
...if Paxil is the appropriate treatment for panic attacks or OCD, which stands for this
    $600 14
This president was 39 when he won a Pulitzer Prize
    $600 3
192 people were killed trying to cross this infamous barrier
    $800 21
1822: Dom Pedro is crowned emperor of this Western Hemisphere nation
    $800 10
"Hi. Is there a problem with your service?"
    $800 24
The name of this instrument comes from the Italian for "little goose"
    $800 28
...about this, America's No. 1 prescribed sleep aid that "works like a dream"
    $800 15
This Welsh poet did not go gentle into that good night but died at age 39 in NYC after drinking 18 whiskies
    $800 4
From the Latin for a type of hawk, it's the word commonly applied in the U.S. to a turkey vulture
    $1000 22
1941: The C.A.P., this nonmilitary U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is created
    $1000 18
"Here I come to save the day!"
    $1000 25
This rude noise is the last name of Toby, a character in "Twelfth Night"
    $1000 27
...about taking omeprazole, sold under this brand name and available over the counter, to treat acid reflux disease
    $1000 16
There are 39 stories in these Nathaniel Hawthorne "Tales"
    DD: $1,000 5
It's the marine activity seen here

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Nancy Nathan Katie
$3,600 $600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Nathan Katie
$3,800 -$1,600 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to spell the important word in the response.)
    $400 21
Picasso's patrons included this expatriate American writer & her brother Leo
    $400 10
Puttin' the biscuit in the basket, this "Great One" is the NHL's regular-season goals leader with 894
    $400 26
California's Fort Irwin, the National Training Center, covers a Rhode Island-sized area in this desert
    $400 1
One of FedEx's original 13 Falcon jets from 1973 is in this Smithsonian museum; they've gone to bigger aircraft
    $400 15
This dairyman ponders what it would be like "if I were a rich man"
    $400 4
"My Oberon! What visions have I seen! Methought I was enamoured of an ass" can be heard in this play
    $800 22
Luca Della Robbia was famous for his reliefs in this type of clay earthenware
    $800 11
We'll "Award" you $800 for knowing this pitcher is number 1 with 511 career wins (but also tops in losses with 316)
    $800 27
The name of this Texas Air Defense training base implies that its soldiers are completely happy
    $800 2
Open since 1900, it's been overshadowed by newer versions for baseball, rock & roll, cowboys, etc.
    DD: $1,900 16
Martin Dysart psychoanalyzes a boy who's been re-creating the centaur myth in this drama
    $800 5
Bust out your Latin to translate "I think, therefore I am"
    $1200 23
This "Grand" Parisian theatre shares its name with the French equivalent of the British puppet Punch
    $1200 12
In 1961-62 this ex-Globetrotter averaged (averaged!) 50.4 points per game
    $1200 3
The hotel that Chester Nimitz' grandfather founded in Texas is in the shape of one of these
    $1200 18
This inspector relentlessly pursues Le Miserable Jean Valjean
    $1200 6
In diploma-speak, it's the highest of 3 special honors for grades above average
    $1600 24
The black lace made in the town of Chantilly was exported to Spain & made into these Spanish head coverings
    $1600 13
In 1967 this NASCAR "king" won 27 races to set the single-season standard
    $1600 29
Service branch with a San Diego recruit depot & a Yuma air station
    $1600 9
Fred Hervey bought the Kay's food store chain & expanded it under this geometrical name
    $1600 19
This "Beauty and the Beast" character is an enchanted candlestick played by Peter Flynn
    $1600 7
A common mineral used to make plaster of Paris
    $2000 25
This Scottish-American born in 1768 helped define the federal style of furniture
    $2000 14
In 1952 Dick Lane, who sported this nickname, set an NFL record with 14 interceptions in a season
    DD: $2,200 28
This Missouri fort is named for Teddy Roosevelt's superior officer in Cuba
    $2000 17
Had the photo seen here been taken in the 1920s, these four additional letters would've appeared at the right
    $2000 20
Don Quixote, the "Man of La Mancha", worships her as "Dulcinea"
    $2000 8
A shrub or small tree in the cashew family having milky sap

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Nathan Katie
$5,200 $5,300 $14,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1790 the HMS Pandora sailed thousands of miles specifically to bring back this man, but failed

Final scores:

Nancy Nathan Katie
$2 $199 $13,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nancy Nathan Katie
$7,400 $7,200 $14,200
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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Game tape date: 2004-09-07
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