Responses for show #4636 - Monday, November 1, 2004

Ken Jennings game 64.

Contestants

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Lisa Ellis, a high school teacher from Shaker Heights, Ohio

Ben Wiles, a minister from Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 63-day cash winnings total $2,125,301)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN HISTORY
POP CULTURE
HEY, IT'S RAINING!
THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
3-LETTER WORDS
    $200 1
Canada

Ben
    $200 8
(Ken: What is... the Macarena?)

the cha-cha

KenLisa
    $200 26
an umbrella

Lisa
    $200 2
giants

Ben
    $200 21
a peanut

Ken
    $200 10
moo

Ken
    $400 7
a bar (or a saloon)

Lisa
    $400 9
Palm

Ben
    $400 27
a sphere (or round)

Ken
    $400 3
Moses & Aaron

Ken
    $400 22
tea

Ken
    $400 14
the "lip"

Ken
    $600 11
the Library of Congress

Ken
    $600 18
Brendan Fraser

Ken
    $600 28
Singin' in the Rain

Ken
    $600 4
your neighbor

Ken
    $600 23
(Alex: That's my problem!)

fat

Ben
    $600 15
a "nag"

Ken
    $1,600 12
(Ken: What is Pennsylvania?)

Virginia

Ken
    $800 19
Nabokov

Ben
    $800 29
Kauai

Triple Stumper
    $800 5
children

Ken
    $800 24
a multivitamin

Ken
    $800 16
a "hop"

Ken
    $1000 13
(Alex: And that followed the Watergate scandal, and that was [*], Attorney General to President Nixon.)

John Mitchell

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
Miles Davis

Lisa
    $1000 30
a monsoon

Ken
    $1000 6
(Ben: What is knowledge?)
[Originally ruled incorrect; reversed prior to wagering on first Daily Double.]

wisdom (knowledge accepted)

KenBen
    $1000 25
garlic

Lisa
    $1000 17
bon mot

Lisa

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

Ken Ben Lisa
$2,800 $1,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Ben Lisa
$7,600 $3,200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CLASSICAL MUSIC
SPORTS MOVIES BY CHARACTERS
THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
TITLE WAVE
U.S. CITIES
SPECIAL "K"
    $400 16
Vivaldi

Ken
    $400 11
Raging Bull

Ken
    $400 21
closing bell

Ken
    $400 24
Major Barbara

Ken
    $400 1
San Francisco

Ken
    $400 6
Stanley Kubrick

Lisa
    $800 17
(Ben: What is his birth?)

his wedding

KenBen
    $800 12
The Natural

Ken
    $800 22
the ticker

Ben
    $800 30
a (Siamese) cat

Ken
    $800 2
Baltimore

Lisa
    $800 7
kempt

Ken
    $3,200 18
Toscanini

Ken
    $1200 13
Slap Shot

Ken
    $1200 23
(Liberty) war bonds

Lisa
    $1200 27
The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Ken
    $1200 3
Paris

Ben
    $1200 8
a Koosh ball

Ken
    $1600 19
"Pomp And Circumstance"

Ben
    $1600 14
Bull Durham

Ken
    $1600 25
(Ken: What is Exxon?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Ken: [*].)

ExxonMobil

Ken
    $1600 28
Terabithia

Ken
    $1600 4
(Lisa: What is New Orleans?)

Shreveport

KenLisa
    $1600 9
a kibbutz

Ben
    $2000 20
Pierre Boulez

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
(Ken: What is Hoosiers?)
...
(Alex: Ken, you saw all those movies, right?)
(Ken: I did.)

Caddyshack

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
market capitalization

Ken
    $2,800 29
The House of Mirth

Ken
    $2000 5
(Alex: Pyramid Arena.)

Memphis

Lisa
    $2000 10
Knossos

Ken

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Ben Lisa
$30,800 $7,600 $6,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

SEMIANNUAL PUBLICATIONS
[Ben's arrow, which he drew to point to Ken, ended up pointing to Lisa's podium. This turned out to be a fortuitous mistake, since Lisa got the clue correct but Ken did not.]
LisaWhat is the social register?
$6,500
BenWhat is see next podium ->
$5,601
KenWhat is the registry
$4,200
The Social Register

Final scores:

Ken Ben Lisa
$26,600 $1,999 $13,100
64-day champion: $2,151,901 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Ben Lisa
$29,600 $7,600 $6,600
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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