Responses for show #4624 - Thursday, October 14, 2004

Ken Jennings game 57.

(Tie Domi: Hi, I'm Tie Domi of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Watch Jeopardy! or you're gonna have to drop the gloves with me.)
(Alex: Come on. You want a piece of this, huh?)

Contestants

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K.C. Backer, a graduate student from Bloomington, Indiana

Graham House, a musician from Lincoln, Nebraska

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 56-day cash winnings total $1,906,400)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

PRESIDENTS BY KIDS
HOCKEY
FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD
HUMANITARIAN LADIES
NICKNAMES
"ICK"Y WORDS
    $200 1
John Adams

Ken
    $200 26
offsides

Ken
    $200 9
Grape-Nuts

K.C.
    $200 16
Helen Keller

K.C.
    $200 6
"the Georgia Peach"

Ken
    $200 21
a kickstand

Ken
    $400 2
Calvin Coolidge

Ken
    $400 27
goals and assists

Ken
    $400 10
Australia

Ken
    $400 17
Mother Teresa

Graham
    $400 7
"the Rail-splitter"

Ken
    $400 22
flick

K.C.
    $600 3
LBJ

Ken
    $600 28
enforcer

Graham
    $600 13
Iowa

Ken
    $600 18
Clara Barton

Ken
    $600 8
Amherst

Graham
    $600 23
(Jack) Nicklaus

Ken
    $800 4
Rutherford B. Hayes

Ken
    $800 29
(Ken: What's New York?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Ken: The Rangers?)

the New York Islanders

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $2,100 14
macaroons

Ken
    $800 19
Susan B. Anthony

Ken
    $800 11
"Blood and Guts"

Ken
    $800 24
a nightstick

Ken
    $1000 5
Martin Van Buren

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
(Alex: You guys were so dazzled by my [*] ability that you couldn't come up with the word. It's just the shakes, that's all.)

stickhandling

Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
tortillas

Ken
    $1000 20
Jane Addams

K.C.
    $1000 12
"Possum"

Ken
    $1000 25
knickers

Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Ken Graham K.C.
$7,500 $600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Graham K.C.
$11,300 $1,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD LIT
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO...
MATH
(Alex: We want you to name the lake when we give you the...)
LAKE CITY
THE HOLE TRUTH
NOTHING "BUT"
    $400 6
Rob Roy

Ken
    $400 1
Glen Campbell

Ken
    $400 21
143

Ken
    $400 25
(Ken: What is Lake Michigan?)

Lake Erie

KenGraham
    $400 16
Thomas

Ken
    $400 11
butterflies

K.C.
    $800 7
Nothingness

Ken
    $800 2
(Graham: Who is Madden?)

"Dandy Don" Meredith

Graham
Triple Stumper
    $800 22
60

Ken
    $800 26
Lake Ontario

Ken
    $800 17
a cell door

Triple Stumper
    $800 12
buttresses

Graham
    $1200 8
Boccaccio

Graham
    $1200 3
(K.C.: Who is Gina Lollogabrida?)

Gina Lollobrigida

KenK.C.
    $1200 23
quadratic

Ken
    $2,000 28
Lake Victoria

K.C.
    $2,300 18
the Black Hole of Calcutta

Ken
    $1200 13
Earl Butz

Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
Erewhon

Ken
    $1600 4
(Ken: What is winning a horse race?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Ken: [*]?)

winning the Kentucky Derby

Ken
    $1600 24
base and height

Graham
    $1600 29
Lake Geneva

Ken
    $1600 19
(Ken: What's a quarry?)

a sinkhole

KenK.C.
    $1600 14
a buttercup

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
(Ken: Who is Nabokov?)

Jerzy Kosinski

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Tina Yothers

Ken
    $2000 27
(Ken: What is radius?)
...
(Alex: The r stands for "radius", but [*] is what we were going for.)

radian

KenK.C.
    $2000 30
Lake Nasser

Ken
    $2000 20
a sapsucker

Ken
    $2000 15
but soft

Graham

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Graham K.C.
$24,800 $6,800 $6,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FAMOUS AMERICANS
(Alex: In the view of many, this man did not take a politically correct stand in World War II.)
K.C.Who is NO CLUE
$6,600
GrahamWho is Mitchell
$6,401
KenWho is Lindbergh?
$5,100
Charles Lindbergh

Final scores:

Ken Graham K.C.
$29,900 $399 $0
57-day champion: $1,936,300 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Graham K.C.
$22,400 $6,800 $5,800
35 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
8 R,
1 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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