Show #4560 - Friday, June 4, 2004

Ken Jennings game 3.

(Jimmy: During the Depression, some people were very busy beavers building the Hoover Dam. We'll tell you about it, coming up next on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Dane Petersen, a public relations and marketing manager from Arlington, Virginia

Neil Thom, an attorney from Columbus, Georgia

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 2-day cash winnings total $59,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
SPORTS QUOTES
"E"OGRAPHY
IF YOU'RE GOING TO DO IT...
BUSINESSMEN
NUMERICAL HOMOPHONES
    $200 8
During the War of 1812 this "Rip Van Winkle" author wrote biographies of naval commanders
    $200 2
Before winning the World Heavyweight title, he said he wasn't "the greatest; I'm the double greatest"
    $200 1
It's the northernmost & smallest of the 3 Baltic nations
    $200 18
As a Swiss Guard, today you are responsible for the safety of this one person
    $200 23
His partnership with Alvah Roebuck began when he placed a classified ad looking for a watchmaker
    $200 13
Was victorious
    $400 9
His father was also a count; his mother was Princess Volkonskaya
    $400 4
Of baseball, this Yankees Hall of Fame catcher remarked, "Ninety percent of the game is half mental"
    $400 3
Get all your shots before you canoe down this small Congo river with the same name as a deadly hemorrhagic virus
    $400 19
To score 2 points at once in pro football the offense has a 2-point conversion & the defense has this
    $400 24
On Business Week's 2003 list of the 50 most generous philanthropists, he & wife Melinda ranked first
    $400 14
Completes the title of Jeffrey Steingarten's book "It Must Have Been Something I ..."
    $600 10
At one time this author owned his own magazine, Master Humphrey's Clock, in which he published "Barnaby Rudge"
    $600 28
This Chicago Bears defensive tackle nicknamed "Refrigerator" said that "Even when I was little, I was big"
    $600 5
Napoleon could tell you it's the largest island in Italy's Tuscan Archipelago
    $600 20
To know the truth of the Matrix, take this color pill
    $600 25
In the 1890s he stopped selling baking powder to concentrate on a freebie he'd been giving away--chewing gum!
    $600 15
A negative, in Neuberg
    $800 11
In 1882, at age 16, he found work as sub-editor of the Civil and Military Gazette in Lahore, India
    $800 29
Asked about his golf game after leaving the White House, this 34th Pres. said that "a lot more people beat me now"
    $800 6
In the 9th & 10th centuries, Danish Norsemen controlled a region called the Danelaw in this country
    $800 21
You mix, then heat, lime, silica, alumina & iron oxide with gypsum to create the Portland type of this
    $800 26
Jeff Bezos, CEO of this giant online retailer, was Time's Person of the Year for 1999
    $800 16
It means "toward the bow", you landlubber
    $1000 12
This author of "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" served as U.S. consul in Germany & Scotland between 1878 & 1885
    $1000 30
Vince Lombardi declared that "Winning isn't everything, it's" this
    $1000 7
Cast in a battle scene in "Lord of the Rings", NZ's army had to back out to keep peace in this Indonesian province
    $1000 22
To read the Mahabharata in its original language you have to know this one
    DD: $1,000 27
In 1913 he spent some of those nickels & dimes to build in NYC what was then the world's tallest building
    $1000 17
Unleashes a dog to attack

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

Ken Neil Dane
$6,200 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Neil Dane
$10,200 $4,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

GONE WITH THE WIND
FRANKLY
MY DEER
I DON'T
GIVE "A"
HOOVER DAM
    $400 4
Fans of the film love the museum devoted to it in this city, steps away from the home where the novel was written
    $400 18
The successor of Charlemagne as king of the Franks was the first of 18 French kings with this name
    $400 23
Known as the caribou in North America, this Arctic deer is domesticated in some polar regions
    $400 12
Going further than vegetarians, I don't eat eggs or wear leather, because I'm one of these
    $400 1
A tale from "The Arabian Nights" tells the story of this person who releases a genie
    $400 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Hoover Dam.) 2 purposes behind building Hoover Dam were to generate electricity & control flooding on this river
    $800 7
When this actor's divorce came through during filming, he used one of his days off to elope with Carole Lombard
    $800 19
Alaric II, King of these "goths", was killed in the decisive Battle of Vouille against the Franks in 507
    $800 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Alaska.) In spring & summer, an elk's antlers are covered with material called this, like a "crushed" fabric
    $800 13
As this professional, from Greek for "mind" & "word", I don't prescribe drugs no matter how nuts you are
    $800 2
It's the 18th century hymn heard here in an updated version
    $800 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Hoover Dam.) Between 1933 & '35, 4.4 million cubic yards of this were laid in the dam, enough to pave a highway from San Francisco to New York City
    $1200 8
Elizabeth McDuffie, who was Eleanor Roosevelt's maid at the White House, was tested for this role
    DD: $3,000 20
In the 5th century Frankish king Clovis I was the ruler of this region conquered by Julius Caesar in 50 B.C.
    $1200 25
The northern deer tick is a major carrier of this disease first seen in Connecticut
    $1200 15
In this most traditional of the 3 main branches of U.S. Judaism, I don't travel on Saturday
    $1200 3
Italian hometown of the first Roman Catholic saint to receive the stigmata
    $1200 28
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from Hoover Dam.) For much of its early history, Hoover Dam was called this, from a canyon where it was once going to be built
    $1600 9
This actor thought he wasn't young & handsome enough to play Ashley, but he got the part anyway
    $1600 21
This Frankish king earned his byname "The Hammer" by beating back the Muslim invasion of France at Poitiers in 732
    DD: $2,800 26
When running, this deer species seen here shows off the feature for which it is named
    $1600 16
I don't throw anything away, so I'm known as this creature seen here
    $1600 5
From Old French for "goods of weight", it's a measuring system based on the pound
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of Clue Crew reports from inside Hoover Dam.) Hoover Dam generates over 2,000 megawatts of hydroelectric power using 17 main ones of these
    $2000 10
Long before he was TV's Superman, he played one of the Tarleton twins in the film's opening scene
    $2000 22
Don't call him "Short" Stuff--this king of the Franks founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751
    $2000 27
The male of this small deer is prized for an oily excretion that's used to scent perfumes & soaps
    $2000 17
I hire barristers but don't argue high court cases myself because I'm this type of British lawyer
    $2000 6
Found just north of Venezuela, this Caribbean nation's capital is St. John's
    $2000 30
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from Hoover Dam.) In addition to its technological fame, Hoover Dam is known as a masterpiece of this 1930s design style

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Neil Dane
$33,600 $12,200 $5,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RECORD HOLDERS
Phoebe Snetsinger, she of the apropos first name, set a record for this activity, about 8,400 species

Final scores:

Ken Neil Dane
$37,000 $10,200 $2,000
3-day champion: $96,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Neil Dane
$30,600 $12,200 $5,000
36 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
2 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $47,800

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