Responses for show #4616 - Monday, October 4, 2004

Ken Jennings game 49.
The first regular play game of Season 21 to be recorded after the summer hiatus.

Contestants

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Beth Salkind, a paralegal from Lansdowne, Pennsylvania

Jeff Suchard, a toxicologist from Placentia, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 48-day cash winnings total $1,635,061)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

SCIENCE & NATURE
SPORTS VENUES
2 PICTURES SAY 1 WORD
CHAT ROOM LINGO
AARON BURR
GOT MILK?
    $200 1
the jaguar

Ken
    $200 26
Munich

Jeff
    $200 21
a pantry

Ken
    $200 6
Ctrl+Alt+Delete

Ken
    $200 13
Jefferson

Jeff
    $200 8
Wisconsin

Jeff
    $400 2
a snail

Beth
    $400 27
Madison Square Garden

Ken
    $400 22
your autograph

Ken
    $400 7
your breath

Jeff
    $400 14
Princeton

Ken
    $400 9
a gallon

Jeff
    $600 3
optics

Jeff
    $600 28
Fenway

Ken
    $600 23
starboard

Ken
    $600 15
(Beth: What is owner?)

the operator

KenBeth
    $600 17
Hamilton

Ken
    $600 10
pasteurization

Jeff
    $1,000 4
(Jeff: What are radioactive elements?)
...
(Alex: That's why they throw that big lead blanket over you whenever they X-ray your teeth at the dentist, for instance.)

X rays

Jeff
    $800 29
the University of Nebraska

Triple Stumper
    $800 24
your background

Ken
    $800 16
obsolete

Jeff
    $800 18
James Madison

Ken
    $800 11
lactose

Ken
    $1000 5
crepe

Jeff
    $1000 30
Humphrey

Ken
    $1000 25
(Jeff: What is central?)

centrist

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
monkey's uncle

Triple Stumper
    $1000 19
John Marshall

Ken
    $1000 12
(Ken: What is to evaporate it?)

condense it

KenBeth

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

Ken Jeff Beth
$1,200 $2,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Jeff Beth
$7,600 $2,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE 2004 PRESIDENTIAL RACE
JACKS OR BETTER
AVIATION
SHE SELLS SEYCHELLES
HOMOPHONIC NAMES
ENDS IN "GHT"
    $400 11
John McCain

Beth
    $400 3
Jack Russell

Ken
    $400 14
the fuselage

Jeff
    $400 20
coconut

Jeff
    $400 26
(Ken: No idea! [Laughs])

linden (or Lyndon)

KenJeff
    $400 1
gunfight

Ken
    $800 12
the Republican primary

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
(Ken: Who is Jack London?)

Stephen King

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $800 15
(Ken: What is a buffer?)

the stabilizer

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $800 21
pirates

Jeff
    $800 27
blare (or Blair)

Ken
    $800 2
sleight

Jeff
    $1200 13
(Ralph) Nader

Jeff
    $1200 8
Queen Latifah

Ken
    $1200 16
777

Ken
    $1200 22
the rupee

Ken
    $1200 30
Kant (or can't)

Jeff
    $1200 4
naught

Ken
    $1,700 17
(Ken: What is the... [shakes head])

the National Urban League

Ken
    $1600 9
Jack Lemmon

Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
(Ken: What is ultrasonic?)

hypersonic (Mach 5 accepted)

KenJeff
    $1600 23
an archipelago

Jeff
    $1600 29
Donne (or done)

Ken
    $5,400 5
wrought

Ken
    $2000 18
(Bob) Graham

Ken
    $2000 10
(Alex: And his name was [*], and they formed the band Kiss.)

Ace Frehley

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
an airfoil

Jeff
    $2000 24
Vasco da Gama

Ken
    $2000 28
Fawkes (or fox)

Jeff
    $2000 6
(Beth: What is dry weight?)

a pennyweight

Beth
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Jeff Beth
$19,700 $14,800 -$800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

POETS
[A fault in the light pen caused the crossbar of the "t" to connect with the bottom of the "t" in Ken's response, making it look like "Whitzman."]
JeffWho are Longfellow and Cooper
$4,900
KenWho are Dickinson & Whitman?
$9,901
Emily Dickinson & Walt Whitman

Final scores:

Ken Jeff Beth
$29,601 $9,900 -$800
49-day champion: $1,664,662 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Jeff Beth
$17,600 $15,800 -$800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
3 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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