Show #4595 - Friday, July 23, 2004

Ken Jennings game 38.
Ken sets a new single-day cash winnings record of $75,000.
Last game of Season 20.


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Kristine O'Connell-McCoy, a former probation officer and mom from Santa Barbara, California

Sarah Mulloy, a dealer service representative from Ferndale, Michigan

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 37-day cash winnings total $1,246,660)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The current wife, you have to identify her.)
(Alex: In each clue, there will be a bird. You have to find the word that indicates the bird.)
    $200 21
Over 80% of those in Bangladesh follow this religion
    $200 6
Mrs. Brad Pitt
    $200 28
The twin rotor type of this has 2 main rotors going in opposite directions, so it doesn't need a tail rotor
    $200 1
The mythical Sumerian hero Utnapishtim built a big vessel at God's urging & thereby survived this catastrophe
    $200 16
(Sofia of the Clue Crew delivers the clue in a tongue foreign to us but familiar to her.) Spoken by about 9 million people worldwide it's the Scandinavian language I'm speaking
    $200 11
The stars of the movie "Network" include Faye Dunaway, Beatrice Straight & Peter Finch
    $400 22
About two-thirds of all Bangladeshis work in agriculture, mostly farming this product
    $400 7
Mrs. Tim McGraw
    $400 26
There are no knife or spoon varieties of these vehicles used in warehouses to raise & carry merchandise
    $400 2
Lotis, later turned into the lotus tree, was one of these female spirits of nature
    $400 17
"Namaste" is a greeting in this official language of India used by over a quarter of a billion speakers
    $400 12
One of the cardinal rules of e-mail listed on is to turn off your caps-lock
    $600 23
The green on the flag of Bangladesh represents its lush vegetation; the red circle in the middle is this
    $600 8
Mrs. James Carville
    $600 27
The U.S. U-2, first built in the 1950s, was an airplane; the German U-1, first built in the 1910s, was one of these
    $600 3
In Zuni myth, a kachina named Paiyatemu attracted these colorfully winged insects when she played the flute
    $600 18
The official language of Niger, it's a remnant of its colonial times
    $600 13
At NYU, Martin Scorsese taught future filmmakers Spike Lee & Oliver Stone
    $800 24
After India was partitioned in 1947, what would later become Bangladesh was the "East" part of this country
    $800 9
Mrs. Maury Povich
    DD: $600 29
In 1994 the trip across this body of water was cut from a little more than an hour to about 35 minutes
    $800 4
This goddess after whom a major city in Greece is named sprang from the head of Zeus
    $800 19
The official language of Andorra, it's the second-most spoken language in Spain
    $800 14
The third rail in a subway system is the one with the juice & should be avoided like a touchy subject
    $1000 25
In the 1960s, Louis Kahn designed the Parliament building seen here in this capital
    $1000 10
Mrs. Blake Edwards
    $1000 30
The Kearsarge was the only one of these not named for a U.S. state
    $1000 5
Riding this winged horse made it possible for Bellerophon to approach & kill the chimera
    $1000 20
Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala is a well-known writer in this language of the Incas
    $1000 15
The Academy of Pro Players Power Hitting Baseball Camp can help you with bat speed, bunting & hitting the curve

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

Ken Sarah Kristine
$5,200 $400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Sarah Kristine
$14,400 $2,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
No relation to the Lakers' center, she's the youngest ever to win a Supporting Actress Oscar
    $400 12
Most bar recipes for the stinger call for the white version of this potent potable, not the green
    $400 11
"SF Sorrow" by The Pretty Things was the first of these works; "Tommy" came soon after
    $400 21
This S.F. Giant, Barry Bonds' godfather, got his nickname from his unique greetings to fans
    $400 6
Shortly after the death of Gen. Omar Torrijos, Manuel Noriega controlled the junta that ruled this country
    $400 26
From Old French, its what we call the person who runs the roulette table
    $800 2
"Colorful" actor seen here who won Best Supporting Actor in 1973
    $800 13
Singer/actor Sting played Feyd-Rautha in this David Lynch film based on a Frank Herbert novel
    $800 17
National Guard troops escorted Black students to class in this Southern state capital in August 1959
    $800 22
After the death of his mother, this future poet was taken in by his godfather John Allan in 1811
    DD: $6,200 7
The "Juntas Provinciales" organized the Spanish resistance to this man's 1808 invasion
    $800 27
Campari & Pernod are good options for this pre-meal potent potable
    $1200 3
Of Jack Nicholson's 5 nominations in the 1970s, this was the only movie for which he won
    $1200 14
The creature known as this "false" arachnid has venomous pincers & no tail
    $1200 18
Also known as the Mosque of Omar, it was home to the Knights Templar during the Crusades
    $1200 23
He was the royal godfather to the son of French playwright Moliere
    $1200 8
This former priest was ousted in Feb. 2004, even after a U.S.-brokered deal in 1994 with the Haitian junta kept him in power
    DD: $10,000 4
For her portrayal of Greta Ohlsson in a 1974 mystery, this legendary actress scored her third Oscar
    $1600 15
The WNBA team belonging to this Southern city is known as the Sting
    $1600 19
Also called halite, this common mineral can be formed by the drying of enclosed bodies of seawater
    $1600 24
After a mock funeral for this counterculture icon, his goddaughter, Winona Ryder, moved in with him
    $1600 9
After the junta released activist Aung San Suu Kyi to house arrest, Japan restored aid to this country
    $1600 29
A homophone for the French word for "wheel", you need a good one to make gumbo
    $2000 5
This son of a famous French Impressionist painter received an honorary Oscar in 1975
    $2000 16
This famous FBI sting derived its name from one its fictitious enterprises, Abdul Enterprises
    $2000 20
This peninsula in the borough of Queens is one of the principal resort areas for New Yorkers
    $2000 25
This British philosopher who won a Nobel Prize in 1950 was the godchild of John Stuart Mill
    $2000 10
In 1998 Nigerian-led forces captured Freetown, ousting the junta that controlled this African country
    $2000 28
From the French for "to sort" comes the word for this process of treating patients based on need

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Sarah Kristine
$51,400 $5,600 $4,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 4 Shakespeare plays in which ghosts appear on stage

Final scores:

Ken Sarah Kristine
$75,000 $1,200 $1,800
38-day champion: $1,321,660 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Sarah Kristine
$37,600 $5,800 $4,800
44 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
4 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $48,200

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Game tape date: 2004-03-17
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