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

IN THE SMITHSONIAN
THE DONALD
PLANETARY DISTINCTIONS
JOE THE FARMER
MEDALS & DECORATIONS
WORD ORIGINS
    $200 16
The Smithsonian has one of these (with 6 little bells) that John Hancock gave his baby son
    $200 26
These 3 nephews of Donald Duck are the sons of his sister Dumbella
    $200 5
The heaviest
    $200 21
Joe's wife worries he'll fall out of this fodder storage area in the top of the barn
    $200 11
This animal is depicted on Great Britain's Victoria Cross
    $200 1
A masterful conductor is often called this, Italian for "master"
    $400 17
Winchester, one of these that belonged to Gen. Sheridan, is on display--all 16 hands of him
    $400 27
Donald's pet name for her was Toots
    $400 6
The most distant one known to the ancients
    $400 22
Joe's dream vacation is a tour of this company's Technology Center in Moline, Illinois
    $400 12
The St. Helena Medal, for French soldiers & sailors who took part in the wars between 1792 & 1815, bears his likeness
    $400 2
The name of this bird is from the French version of Peter
    $600 18
In 1933 Miss Mary McCabe donated the compass this pair used between 1804 & 1806
    $600 28
Donald's flute solo in "The Band Concert" enraged this co-star who was appearing in his first Technicolor toon
    $600 7
The hottest, on average
    $600 23
After Joe's Uncle Lou went a bit loopy, Joe put him "out to" here, with the grazing sheep
    $600 13
In 1977 this Yankee center fielder of the 1940s & early 1950s received the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $600 3
Make no bones about it, it's from a Greek expression for "dried-up body"
    $800 19
The Pulsar was the first all-electronic one of these, & in 1972 it would have set you back $2,100
    $800 29
On Sept. 24, 1961 this professor uncle of Donald was introduced on "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color"
    $800 8
The one named by an 11-year-old
    $800 24
After Joe found Joe Jr. joyriding in the tractor, he locked him in this round tower that usually holds grain
    $800 14
Bolivia's highest award is the National Order of this vulture of the Andes
    $800 4
This Austrian physicist's name is now synonymous with a measurement of the speed of sound
    $1000 20
From the late '60s there is a "blowout kit for the natural" from this hair care line by Johnson Products
    $1000 30
It's Donald Duck's home town
    DD: $1,000 9
The farthest from the sun from 1979 to 1999
    $1000 25
Joe likes to ask other farmers, "got" this cereal grain? When they say yes, he says, "You better see a periodontist!"
    $1000 15
This country's National Order of the Cedar is awarded for exceptional service or acts of extreme courage
    $1000 10
This 3-letter slang term for forbid or veto comes to us from the German for "nothing"

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

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
He began his labor organizing career in a San Jose, Calif, barrio called Sal si Puedes, "get out if you can"
    $400 26
At over 4 miles in length, a wall built in the 400s kept this capital safe for a thousand years
    $400 6
"Times Square Angel" by Charles Busch spoofs "It's a Wonderful Life" & also this Dickens holiday classic
    $400 16
The name of this dynasty of 1368 to 1644 often comes between "priceless" & "vase"
    $400 21
His 12 nominations include Best Male Rock Vocal for "Young Turks", but Rod has never won one of these awards
    $400 1
This 6-letter term means designed for both men & women
    $800 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew walks through a sparsely furnished bedroom in Mission San Diego de Alcala.) A room at Mission San Diego de Alcala is named for this man, who founded the mission and was beatified in 1988
    $800 27
Byzantine jurists helped Emperor Justinian assemble what's known as the Justinian one of these
    $800 7
This hard-boiled detective musical set in 1940s L.A. appeared several years before the unrelated Meg Ryan film
    $800 17
A samovar is a large urn traditionally used to make this
    $800 22
In 1994 Rod took "All For Love" to No. 1 for 3 weeks with Bryan Adams & this Police-man
    $800 2
People magazine bestowed this honor on Nick Nolte in 1992; 2 years later, no one on the planet qualified
    $1200 13
Nuyorican is a literary style that began in the '60s, or the name of a nightspot in the old part of this Puerto Rican city
    DD: $2,200 28
In the 1370s these people got Gallipoli from the Byzantine Empire; later they got the whole Empire
    $1200 8
The original Broadway cast of this play based on a Thomas Wolfe novel featured Tony Perkins as Eugene Gant
    $1200 18
The Grecian urn Keats admired displayed a youth about to do this to a maiden
    $1200 23
In 1972 Rod hit the Top 40 (No. 40, actually) with "Angel", written by this legend who played like his guitar was on fire
    $1200 3
Term for reproduction, as budding or fission, not involving the union of gametes
    $1600 14
In 1981 exiles from this nation founded the organization whose symbol is seen here
    $1600 29
A Lombard invasion in the 500s ended Byzantine control in what's now this country
    $1600 9
The angel of the water statue in Central Park seen here is featured in this play that won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize
    $1600 19
This American designer developed the opulent Favrile glass for his Art Nouveau vases
    $1600 24
"I think I've got something to say to you" & it's that Rod hit No. 1 in 1971 with this tune
    $1600 4
An official of a church charged with taking care of the edifice & its contents
    DD: $800 15
In 1808 this formerly Spanish city had the USA's first newspaper in Spanish, fittingly titled El Misisipi
    $2000 30
The inhabitants of the Empire didn't call themselves "Byzantines" but these imperial people
    $2000 10
The medical fad of monkey glands inspired the 1919 show "Angel Face", with music by this "Babes in Toyland" composer
    $2000 20
This vase in the British Museum was broken in 1845, repaired and then re-repaired in 1988
    $2000 25
This New Zealand supermodel joined the rather lengthy list of blondes on Rod's dating resume & married him in 1990
    $2000 5
A borough in New Jersey, or a former English county now part of Greater London

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

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

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICANA
This Monsanto product was developed as a covering to turn asphalt lots in urban areas into playgrounds

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:

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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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