Show #4571 - Monday, June 21, 2004

Ken Jennings game 14.

Contestants

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Scheri Mullins, an administrative assistant from Louisville, Kentucky

Matt Ottinger, a telecommunications coordinator from Okemos, Michigan

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 13-day cash winnings total $440,158)

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Jeopardy! Round

NONFICTION
MUSICAL SETTINGS
INSECT, ARACHNID OR GASTROPOD
BOMB THE "BAN"
WHAT'S NEW?
ARE YOU ADDRESSING ME?
(Alex: Are you talkin' to me?)
    $200 6
Seymour Hersh's "The Dark Side of Camelot" examines this president's administration & private life
    $200 11
In an ever-popular musical, Mr. Mushnik's flower shop becomes this title place
    $200 21
The scorpion
    $200 1
"My Golden Bengal" is this country's national anthem
    $200 26
A malihini is a newcomer to this state
    $200 16
The personal pronoun of the second person in the nominative case; people often act holier than it
    $400 7
This radio personality bared all in his 1993 book "Private Parts"
    $400 12
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents from the Broadway set of Cabaret.) Life is a cabaret on the set of "Cabaret" at the Kit Kat Club, a tawdry nightclub in this city
    $400 22
The daddy longlegs
    $400 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from a boxing ring at Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, NY.) This term for small chickens and boxers between 112 and 118 pounds is believed to have come from a town on the island of Java
    $400 27
In 2003 Edith Grossman served up a new translation of this Cervantes work
    $400 17
A surgeon in England is simply addressed as this, not Dr.
    $600 8
No question about it, after 30 years this "Practical Manual for Job-Hunters & Career-Changers" is still flying high
    $600 13
In this show's first scene, "It's a typical day in Dogpatch, U.S.A."
    $600 23
The aphid
    $600 3
Including Zulu & Xhosa, it's an African language group of over 500 languages
    $600 28
Experts say the smell in a new one of these is from the phthalate plasticizers used in PVC, not leather
    $600 18
Miss came from the first syllable of this word & mrs. is a shortened form of it
    $800 9
2003's "I Am a Soldier, Too" tells her story, including that of her capture & rescue
    DD: $4,600 14
What a drag! This Jerry Herman musical is set in part at the St. Tropez nightclub of the same name
    $800 24
The earwig
    $800 4
In Shakespeare, this close friend of Macbeth's is with him when he encounters the 3 witches
    $800 29
Developed in Australia, the Sugarbaby & the Crimson Glow are new breeds of this shortcake fruit
    $800 19
From the Arabic for "old man", it's the head of a family, tribe or village
    $1000 10
In 1957 E.B. White was called in to edit this professor's "The Elements of Style"
    $1000 15
At the beginning of this show, it's 6 a.m. in the Brooklyn Navy Yard
    $1000 25
The limpet
    $1000 5
The name of this mythical female spirit comes from the old Irish for "woman of the fairy realm"
    $1000 30
This Smithsonian museum has new digs at Dulles International Airport
    $1000 20
As tovarishch means this, we guess you could be a tovarishch-in-arms

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ken Matt Scheri
$2,400 $4,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Matt Scheri
$8,000 $10,400 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

WARTIME IMAGES
AFI's 100 YEARS, 100 SONGS
(Alex: Now, the American Film Institute's 100 Years, 100 Songs will air tomorrow night. We have an entire category about what they might come up with.)
LET'S VISIT AFRICA
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
20th CENTURY NICKNAMES
(Alex: And finally, we'll play the...)
NUMBERS GAME
    $400 6
World War I German troops are seen here in one of these structures
    $400 1
Sure to be "way up high" among the 100 songs is this Judy Garland standard from "The Wizard of Oz"
    $400 26
In 1855 Heinrich Barth compiled African vocabularies while crossing this 3.5 million-square-mile area
    $400 21
Fiorinal with codeine (& aspirin, & caffeine) is mainly prescribed for the tension type of this
    $400 11
It's the avuncular nickname of the man seen here
    $400 16
Big number represented at the 1945 Yalta Conference
    $800 7
The image seen here is from this conflict
    $800 2
(Hi, I'm Clay Aiken.) One song I really hope made the list is "Unchained Melody", a favorite of mine, which was used as the love theme in this Demi Moore film
    $800 22
This brand is the nasal-spray version of Fluticasone for those with allergies
    $800 12
Based on his 1992 testimony against John Gotti, he could have been Sammy the Canary, not the Bull
    $800 17
It's the number of basic questions in journalism (don't forget the "H")
    $1200 8
Timothy O'Sullivan's 1863 shot of its aftermath is titled "A Harvest of Death"
    $1200 3
In terms of recent songs, perhaps this movie's "My Heart Will Go On" will go on the list
    $1200 27
Ibadan, Abuja & Ogbomosho are all cities in this African nation of over 125 million
    $1200 23
Nadolol is this class of drug; it fights hypertension by keeping neurotransmitters from binding with receptors
    $1200 13
(I'm NBA Hall of Famer Walt Frazier.) My clothing style got me this nickname after a '30s gangster featured in a 1967 movie
    $1200 18
When "General Hospital" began in 1963 it was set on this floor of the hospital, also the dial position of ABC in L.A. & NYC
    $1600 9
Seen here is a photo from the Battle of this, which lasted from about June 1940 to April 1941
    $1600 4
The world will always welcome great movie tunes like the one heard here, from this 1942 classic
    DD: $6,000 28
The country of Namibia was once known as this, & that's also where it is on the map
    DD: $2,200 24
This term for a popular type of cholesterol-lowering drug sounds like a New York island
    $1600 14
For his brilliant but minority Supreme Court opinions, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. was "The Great" this
    $1600 19
If you are the very model of a U.S. Major General, you wear this many stars
    $2000 10
Bridge seen here in 1775; an Emerson hymn called it "the rude bridge that arched the flood"
    $2000 5
The movie "Bright Eyes" gave us this sweet little song that mentions bon bons & a chocolate bar
    $2000 29
Nairobi's tallest building is the conference center named for this first Prime Minister & President of Kenya
    $2000 25
"I feel that others would be better off if I were dead" is part of a self-test on this Eli Lilly drug's website
    $2000 15
Richard Nixon's aides Haldeman & Erlichman were sometimes called these comic-strip "Kids"
    $2000 20
The Red Cross says you should wait this many weeks between whole blood donations

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Matt Scheri
$28,400 $15,600 -$1,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

INVENTIONS
Josephine Cochrane's 1886 version of this consisted of a copper boiler, wire baskets & a pump

Final scores:

Ken Matt Scheri
$31,601 $0 -$1,800
14-day champion: $471,759 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Matt Scheri
$24,000 $11,800 $400
29 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
3 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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