Show #4590 - Friday, July 16, 2004

Ken Jennings game 33.

Contestants

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Frank McNeil, a facilities management specialist from Louisville, Kentucky

Mary McCarthy, a homemaker from Las Vegas, Nevada

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 32-day cash winnings total $1,050,460)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN WRITERS
IT'S A TEAM THING
NOT NO. 1
POPULATIONS
WHIRLED CAPITALS
(Alex: We'll have anagrams for you.)
THE ANATOMY OF EVEL
    $200 1
8 days after publishing his first novel, "This Side of Paradise", he married Zelda Sayre
    $200 22
From 1970 to 1996 this baseball team's address was 100 Riverfront Stadium
    $200 12
Reigning from around 67 to 79 A.D., Linus is considered to be the second man to hold this position
    $200 17
This tiny principality has the highest population density
    $200 6
In South America:
TO A BOG
    $200 9
In 1976 Evel Knievel had a farewell to these, breaking both in an attempt to jump a tank full of sharks
    $400 2
His ability to imitate the family doctor earned him this playwright the nickname "Doc"
    $400 23
These turtles are fast swimmers, so it's appropriate that the University of Maryland's swim teams bear their name
    $400 13
A major Red Sea port, Jeddah is this country's second most populous city
    $400 21
Elizabeth is this state's fourth-largest city in population
    $400 7
A European metropolis:
ADD RIM
    $400 26
They may be the strongest and longest bones in the body but Evel snapped both of 'em in the famous leap at Caesars
    $600 3
This poet who wrote "Trees" was killed in action during WWI
    $600 24
(Hi, I'm Julius Erving.) In the 1972 NBA draft I was picked by this team that 3 years earlier drafted some guy named Lew Alcindor
    $600 14
In the 1924 Olympic 100-meter freestyle, Duke Kahanamoku was second to this man
    $600 18
From 1970 to 1990 the population center shifted west from southern Illinois to near Steelville in this state
    $600 8
In the Western hemisphere:
AT A TOW
    $600 28
Alas, poor Yorick, do not leap forth at Caesars, for verily, Evel fractured this upon landing in the year 1969
    $800 4
This author of "The Joy Luck Club" was born in California shortly after her parents immigrated to the U.S.
    $800 25
In 1999 the U.S. women's soccer team won its first World Cup when it defeated this country's team in the finals
    $800 15
K2, the world's second-highest mountain, is also called this, after a geographer
    $800 19
With a population of about 500,000, it's bordered by Belgium, Germany & France
    $800 10
Down under:
BARN RACE
    $800 29
Evel says he's broken 35 bones, including this, the slender bone that forms the anterior part of the shoulder
    $1000 5
His "Tales of the South Pacific" was the basis for a Broadway musical
    $1000 27
(I'm Dan Fouts, Hall of Famer.) In my career, this team's offense was called "Air Coryell" for the innovative passing coach Don Coryell
    $1000 16
In her second book Nancy Drew's title concern was "the hidden" this
    DD: $3,000 20
With more than 10% of the population, they form Turkey's largest minority ethnic group
    $1000 11
An Asian capital:
HELD WINE
    $1000 30
In '99, fast running out of original parts, Mr. K. had a transplant of this, due to hepatitis C complications

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Ken Mary Frank
$4,200 $0 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Mary Frank
$13,200 $400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE TOWER
THE HANGED MAN
THE MAGICIAN
WANDS, CUPS, SWORDS, PENTACLES
THE LOVERS
"DEATH"
    $400 15
Lightning not only strikes the same place twice, it strikes this 110-story Chicago tower hundreds of times a year
    $400 17
He gave his one life for his country on Sept. 22, 1776
    $400 22
This magician's incantation may be derived from the Hebrew word "ha-b'rakah"
    $400 26
This cup became sort of a family heirloom for the descendents of Joseph of Arimathea
    $400 6
Because of short-term memory loss, girl meets boy over & over in this Adam Sandler-Drew Barrymore comedy
    $400 1
It was made a national park in 1994
    $800 7
Old Testament structure built on the Plain of Shinar
    $800 18
Prime Minister of Japan during World War II, he was hanged for war crimes in 1948
    $800 23
This "amazing" magician's educational foundation debunks paranormal claims
    $800 27
Often with a cup-shaped hilt, it's the type of sword seen here, or the type of wit we'd all like to display
    $800 8
Jason Biggs & Alyson Hannigan tie the knot in this 2003 comedy, the third in a series
    $800 2
Completes the famous quote "I know not what course others may take, but as for me..."
    $1200 11
Opened in 1976, it's the tallest structure in Canada
    $1200 19
Lewis Paine, David Herold & George Atzerodt were all hanged for conspiring in this man's murder
    $1200 24
Billy McComb's version of this classic illusion used a boy & a girl & switched their lower halves
    $1200 28
The pentacle, or 5-pointed star, has symbolic importance in the Scottish rite of this order
    $1200 9
Cary Grant plans to meet Deborah Kerr at the Empire State building in this weepie
    $1200 3
Legend says the tapping noise these beetles make heralds a death in the house
    DD: $4,200 13
Upon its completion in 1930, the Chrysler Building beat out this structure as the world's tallest
    $1600 20
On Aug. 23, 1305 this Scottish freedom fighter was hanged, drawn & quartered, but they'll never take his freedom!
    $1600 16
One aspect of sleight of hand magic is this art of drawing the spectator's attention away from a move
    DD: $6,200 29
It's the type of wand wielded by Claudio Abbado & Lorin Maazel
    $1600 10
Back in 1991 he made a strong impression as the drifter who hooks up with Geena Davis in "Thelma & Louise"
    $1600 4
Well-earned deadly nickname of the amanita phalloides mushroom
    $2000 14
It rises 865 feet above the Belle Fourche river in Wyoming
    $2000 21
This religious reformer of Florence who set up a democratic republic was hanged for his efforts in 1498
    $2000 25
It's the directional term for the magical trick "lady" who appears to be cut into 3 pieces
    $2000 30
Before it was an antipersonnel mine, it was a 2-handed Scottish sword
    $2000 12
Being pursued by brothers Greg Kinnear & Harrison Ford is a dilemma for Julia Ormond in this remake of a classic
    $2000 5
Azrael is the Muslim name for this heavenly horror

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Mary Frank
$40,000 $3,200 $4,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FOOD
(Alex: We all love food.)
Experts believe that 16th C. Dutch growers, through breeding, gave this vegetable its color to honor their ruling house

Final scores:

Ken Mary Frank
$50,000 $6,300 $3,199
33-day champion: $1,100,460 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ken Mary Frank
$30,800 $3,200 $4,800
40 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
3 R,
1 W
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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