Responses for show #4617 - Tuesday, October 5, 2004

Ken Jennings game 50.

Contestants

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Jay Wolman, an attorney and mediator from Washington, D.C.

Pat Greene, a homemaker from Mountain View, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 49-day cash winnings total $1,664,662)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

IN THE SMITHSONIAN
THE DONALD
PLANETARY DISTINCTIONS
JOE THE FARMER
MEDALS & DECORATIONS
WORD ORIGINS
    $200 16
(Ken: What is a pen?)

a rattle

KenJay
    $200 26
Huey, Dewey & Louie

Ken
    $200 5
Jupiter

Pat
    $200 21
the (hay) loft

Pat
    $200 11
the lion

Ken
    $200 1
maestro

Ken
    $400 17
a horse

Jay
    $400 27
Daisy

Ken
    $400 6
Saturn

Ken
    $400 22
John Deere

Pat
    $400 12
Napoleon

Ken
    $400 2
(Jay: [No response])

parrot

Jay
Triple Stumper
    $600 18
Lewis & Clark

Pat
    $600 28
Mickey

Pat
    $600 7
(Ken: What is Mercury?)

Venus

KenJay
    $600 23
a pasture

Ken
    $600 13
DiMaggio

Pat
    $600 3
(Pat: What is mummy?)

skeleton

Pat
Triple Stumper
    $800 19
(Ken: What's a computer?)

a (wrist)watch

KenPat
    $800 29
Ludwig Von Drake

Ken
    $800 8
Pluto

Jay
    $800 24
a silo

Ken
    $800 14
a condor

Ken
    $800 4
(Ernst) Mach

Pat
    $1000 20
Afro Sheen

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
Duckburg

Ken
    $1,000 9
Neptune

Jay
    $1000 25
(Alex: It's our annual attempt at humor--got [*]?)

sorghum

Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
Lebanon

Pat
    $1000 10
nix

Ken

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

Ken Pat Jay
$2,400 $2,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Pat Jay
$5,200 $4,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HISPANIC HERITAGE
(Alex: ...in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.)
A BYZANTINE CATEGORY
THEATRICAL ANGELS
VASES & URNS
ROD STEWART
DO YA THINK I'M "SEX"Y?
    $400 11
Cesar Chavez

Ken
    $400 26
Constantinople

Ken
    $400 6
A Christmas Carol

Ken
    $400 16
Ming

Ken
    $400 21
a Grammy

Jay
    $400 1
unisex

Ken
    $800 12
Junipero Serra

Ken
    $800 27
a code

Ken
    $800 7
City of Angels

Ken
    $800 17
tea

Ken
    $800 22
Sting

Pat
    $800 2
Sexiest Man Alive

Ken
    $1200 13
San Juan

Ken
    $2,200 28
the Ottomans (or Ottoman Turks)

Ken
    $1200 8
Look Homeward, Angel

Ken
    $1200 18
(Ken: [Smirks, pauses, and then, with flourish] Uh, what is ravish her?)

kiss her

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
Jimi Hendrix

Jay
    $1200 3
asexual

Ken
    $1600 14
Cuba

Ken
    $1600 29
Italy

Ken
    $1600 9
Angels in America

Ken
    $1600 19
Tiffany

Pat
    $1600 24
"Maggie May"

Ken
    $1600 4
sexton

Ken
    $800 15
New Orleans

Ken
    $2000 30
Romans

Pat
    $2000 10
Victor Herbert

Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
the Portland Vase

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
Rachel Hunter

Ken
    $2000 5
(Jay: What is Essex?)

Middlesex

KenJay

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Pat Jay
$28,600 $9,000 $2,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICANA
JayWhat is some material I don't know
$2,199
PatWhat is astroturf?
$4,500
KenWhat is [be scribbled out] Astroturf?
$6,438
AstroTurf

Final scores:

Ken Pat Jay
$35,038 $13,500 $1
50-day champion: $1,699,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Pat Jay
$28,800 $9,000 $2,200
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
12 R,
1 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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