Show #4574 - Thursday, June 24, 2004

Ken Jennings game 17.

Contestants

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Miriam Bamberger, an executive coach and author from Washington, D.C.

Bryan Givens, a history lecturer originally from Dallas, Texas

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 16-day cash winnings total $512,959)

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Jeopardy! Round

KINGS & THEIR CASTLES
THE EMMYS
WEIRD & WONDERFUL GUINNESS RECORDS
KIDDY LIT
LUCKY SEVEN
"HAT" CHECK
    $200 21
Once the home of King Christian IV, Rosenborg Castle now houses this Scandinavian country's crown jewels
    $200 6
1971 Best Supporting Comedy Actress winner for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $200 26
With 3,307, Niek Vermeulen holds the record for the largest collection of these bags for people on planes
    $200 1
He created Long John Silver
    $200 16
Symbolized by a pair of scales, it's the seventh sign of the zodiac
    $200 11
Legendary feudin' enemies of the McCoys
    $400 22
William the Conqueror chose the site of this huge castle, one day's march from the Tower of London
    $400 7
1972 Best Supporting Comedy Actor winner who played Lou Grant on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $400 27
Jean Francois Vernetti has the world's largest collection of these, usually found on hotel door handles
    $400 2
His tales include "the Wild Swans", "The Swan's Nest" & "The Ugly Duckling", which is really about a swan
    $400 17
Chronologically within a person's life, it's the first of the seven sacraments of Catholicism
    $400 12
Ms. McDaniel, an Oscar winner for 1939
    $600 23
King James V was not yet 2 when he was crowned king of this country at Stirling Castle in 1513
    $600 8
1973 Best Supporting Comedy Actor winner for playing Ted Baxter on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $600 28
Give me the ring, Ting! Ting Ming Siong served as this in 1,089 weddings between 1975 & 1997
    $600 3
(Sofia of the Clue Crew is out on the court.) In the "Alice and Wonderland" croquet match, the balls are hedgehogs & the mallets are these
    $600 18
In a famous opera it was the scandalous dance that Salome performed for Herod
    $600 13
Eastern North Carolina cape renowned for treacherous weather
    $800 24
Afonso Henriques, this country's first king, captured Palmela Castle from the Moors in the 12th century
    $800 9
1974 Best Supporting Comedy Actress winner for playing Phyllis Lindstrom on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $800 29
Collectively the world's longest, these 10 body parts on Lee Redmond of Salt Lake City measured 261 in.
    $800 4
Bond novelist who also wrote the kids' book "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"
    $800 19
A plane figure of seven sides & seven angles
    $800 14
A car with a hinged rear door
    DD: $2,200 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from outside Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany.) Sadly, this king of Bavaria, who built Neuschwanstein Castle, didn't live here long; he was declared insane and forced to leave
    $1000 10
1976 Best Supporting Comedy Actress winner who played Sue Ann Nivens on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $1000 30
You'll need about 1,400 close friends to all sit down on these "cushions" at the same time to claim the record
    $1000 5
In the story by Alice Rice, it's where "Mrs. Wiggs" is "of"
    $1000 20
Group name for Hoffman, Hayden & others, convicted of intent to riot at the 1968 Democratic Convention
    $1000 15
From Sanskrit, it's literally "force yoga"

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

Ken Bryan Miriam
$3,800 $800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Bryan Miriam
$7,800 $4,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEW YORK GOVERNORS
THEATRE CROSSWORD CLUES "M"
GRADUATE SCHOOL
CONTINENTS BY VOLCANO
FAMOUS MEN
3-LETTER PALINDROMES
    $400 26
You're in the money if you know that he was elected governor 4 times between 1958 & 1970
    $400 1
Unforgettable "Cats" song
(6)
    $400 21
As a teaching assistant, get a bag that holds lots of poorly written essays, as you'll be doing a lot of this
    $400 11
Azuma,
Krakatoa
    $400 13
The middle one of 5 brothers, he was on the winning side in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral
    $400 6
A young dog, or a brash, inexperienced young man
    DD: $1,801 29
While governor from 1943 to 1954, this Republican ran for president twice (& lost)
    $800 2
Yente was one (so was Dolly Levi)
(10)
    $800 22
The "Big Four" film schools are USC & UCLA in L.A. & NYU & this one in the Big Apple
    $800 12
Santorini,
Stromboli
    $800 17
This member of the Marsalis family played sax on "The Dream of the Blue Turtles", Sting's first solo album
    $800 7
Adam could tell you this word meaning the night before
    $1200 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew hangs out on the Brooklyn Bridge.) The Brooklyn Bridge was dedicated in 1883 by President Arthur and this future president, then governor of New York
    $1200 3
"The Three Sisters" want to move there
(6)
    DD: $2,600 23
In 1896 Queen's University awarded Canada's first Ph.D. in this field that all Ph.D.s should be in
    $1200 14
Nyiragongo,
Fogo
    $1200 18
This fashion photographer who died in 2004 defined the "Cosmo Girl", shooting covers for 3 decades
    $1200 8
Tattoo artist "Sailor Jerry" Collins created a design with heart, banner & this popular tattoo word
    $1600 28
Lincoln's Secretary of State, he served as New York governor between William Marcy & William Bouck
    $1600 4
Producer David, or "Elephant Man" John
(7)
    $1600 24
Harvard's Graduate School of Public Administration evolved into the Kennedy School of this
    $1600 15
Deception Island,
Erebus
    $1600 19
The big ballpark this man built in Brooklyn opened in 1913
    $1600 9
Mush fed to babies
    $2000 30
While in England negotiating a 1794 treaty, this Chief Justice was elected New York's second governor
    $2000 5
Helen's husband, in "Troilus and Cressida"
(8)
    $2000 25
The U.S. grad school system was modeled on this European country's universities
    $2000 16
Kiska,
Popocatepetl
    $2000 20
In "Green Shadow, White Whale", this sci-fi author recalls writing the "Moby Dick" screenplay while living in Ireland
    $2000 10
He's the gross & stupid king or "Roi" in an 1896 avant-garde work by Alfred Jarry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Bryan Miriam
$33,399 $7,200 $6,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FILMS OF THE '70s
This 1973 thriller was re-released in 2000 with extra footage, including a scene in which Ritalin is prescribed

Final scores:

Ken Bryan Miriam
$40,000 $1,400 $3,400
17-day champion: $552,959 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Bryan Miriam
$33,800 $6,000 $6,400
39 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $46,200

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