Responses for show #4577 - Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Ken Jennings game 20.

Contestants

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Laura Leslie, a journalist from Sacramento, California

Alan Paul, an economist from Los Angeles, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 19-day cash winnings total $622,760)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ANATOMY
TV SHOWS IN OTHER WORDS
MIDWESTERN CITIES
MR. POTATO HEAD
COUNTRY CLUBS
I NEED MY "SPACE"
    $200 5
the stomach

Ken
    $200 1
Charlie's Angels

Ken
    $200 9
Minneapolis

Alan
    $200 26
(Ken: What is [*], I hope?)

Mr. Mustard Head

Ken
    $200 16
a mace

Ken
    $200 21
the Space Needle

Ken
    $400 7
(Laura: What is a clavicle?)

the scapula (or the shoulder blade)

KenLaura
    $400 2
Name That Tune

Ken
    $400 10
Kansas City

Alan
    $400 27
(Alex: That's right. Those carrots, you can't trust 'em.)

Mrs. Potato Head

Laura
    $400 17
a baton

Ken
    $400 22
Space Mountain

Ken
    $600 8
the dermis

Alan
    $600 3
Eight Is Enough

Ken
    $600 11
Fargo

Ken
    $600 28
Don Rickles

Ken
    $600 18
a shillelagh

Ken
    $600 23
the spacebar

Ken
    $800 12
the colon

Alan
    $800 4
Cheers

Alan
    $800 14
(2 of) Lincoln, Jefferson City, & Madison

Ken
    $600 29
(Ken: You know, I've never owned a Mr. Potato Head. Uh, I'm gonna bet $600, Alex.)
(Alex: Aw.)
(Ken: Aw.)
[Laughter]

Boise

Ken
    $800 19
(Ken: What are golf clubs?)
...
(Alex: The century refers to a term in cricket for 100-run innings. So, we're talking about cricket here. [*].)

cricket bats

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $800 24
a space telescope

Ken
    $1000 13
(Laura: What is the tibia?)

the fibula

AlanLaura
    $1000 6
Who's the Boss?

Ken
    $1000 15
Peoria

Ken
    $1000 30
Hasbro

Ken
    $1000 20
the ninja

Ken
    $1000 25
[Applause for Ken's run of the category]

Kevin Spacey & Sissy Spacek

Ken

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ken Alan Laura
$3,400 $3,800 -$1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Alan Laura
$12,000 $3,800 -$1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE ROARING '20s
WOMEN IN SPORTS
ACCOUNTING
HELLO, ETHAN
GREETINGS FROM AMERICA STAMPS
(Alex: Stamps for each state. The set was issued in 2002.)
GIVE ME AN "H"
    $400 17
Charles Atlas

Ken
    $400 20
(Babe Didrikson) Zaharias

Ken
    $400 21
liabilities

Ken
    $400 6
Ethan Allen

Alan
    $400 30
New Jersey

Alan
    $400 1
half & half

Alan
    $800 16
dancing

Alan
    $800 19
Picabo Street

Ken
    $800 22
deductible

Ken
    $800 8
John Wayne

Ken
    $800 29
flags

Laura
    $800 2
the Hopi

Ken
    $4,000 15
the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre

Alan
    $1200 18
Shirley Muldowney

Alan
    $1200 23
cash flow

Ken
    $1200 9
Hawthorne

Ken
    $1200 26
(Laura: What were travel posters?)

postcards

Laura
Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
(Ken: What is history?)
(Alex: No. Not a bad guess, but wrong. It's a long lesson in [*].)

humility

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
Better Homes & Gardens

Alan
    $1600 13
Justine Henin-Hardenne

Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
depreciation

Ken
    $1600 10
the American Ballet Theatre

Alan
    $1600 27
(Alex: [*], the state capital.)

Columbus

Ken
    $1600 4
the hypothalamus

Ken
    $2000 11
Sinclair Lewis

Alan
    $2000 12
(Ken: Who is Cheryl Miller?)
...
(Alex: It's the other famous one, [*].)

Nancy Lieberman

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
written off

Laura
    $2000 7
Ethan Coen

Ken
    $2000 28
Alaska

Ken
    $4,800 5
(Alex: You don't have as much money as you usually have when you uncover a Daily Double in this second round.)
(Ken: It's a big disappointment for me, too. I'm gonna wager $4,800.)
...
(Alex: That's right. Not the hotsy-totsy.)

hoi polloi

Ken

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Alan Laura
$29,200 $16,200 $600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

CHILDREN'S LIT
(Alex: If you looked at the initials, that would have helped you.)
LauraWhat is Cat in the Hat?
$100
AlanWhat is the Little Prince ?
$14,000
KenWhat is the Wizard of Oz
$10,800
the Wizard of Oz

Final scores:

Ken Alan Laura
$40,000 $2,200 $500
20-day champion: $662,760 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Alan Laura
$26,600 $13,400 $600
37 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
3 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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