Show #4575 - Friday, June 25, 2004

Ken Jennings game 18.

Contestants

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Michael Cudahy, a musician from Los Angeles, California

Chris Edwards, a project manager from Santa Barbara, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 17-day cash winnings total $552,959)

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Jeopardy! Round

VULTURE CULTURE
ROCK & ROLL HEAVEN
TAILS
GEO. ABBREV.
BARTENDING
WELL, I'LL "B"
    $200 21
Lack of these on their heads or necks distinguishes vultures from other bird species
    $200 1
Deadheads were devastated in 1995 by the death of this icon at age 53
    $200 22
It's said that the world's largest one of these occurs at the Georgia-Florida football game in Jacksonville
    $200 11
lat. & long.
    $200 12
It's a bit of curled lemon peel that Chubby Checker might like added to his drink
    $200 6
6-foot 11-inch Kresimir Cosic of Croatia is in this U.S. sport's Hall of Fame
    $400 27
This Andean vulture is on the coats of arms of 4 South American countries
    $400 2
Like Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison & Jimi Hendrix, he was just 27 when he was found dead in Seattle in 1994
    $400 23
The Earth is believed to have passed through the tail of this in 1910
    $400 13
Bos. and Herz.
    $400 16
Around the bar this 8-letter word precedes "napkin", "shaker", "stirrer" & "waitress"
    $400 7
In the 1850s the conflict over slavery led to such violence that Kansas earned this title
    $600 28
According to legend, an argument over who had seen more vultures led to him killing Remus
    $600 3
She died on a "Monday, Monday" in July 1974 during a visit to London
    $600 24
In "Dumbo", Dumbo follows his friend Timothy, this type of animal, by holding his tiny tail in his trunk
    $600 14
Yorks.
    DD: $1,100 18
A tiny amount of soda or water added to a drink, or a popular mermaid movie
    $600 8
William Marcy Tweed's better known moniker
    $800 30
DNA evidence suggests American vultures are closely related to these long-legged birds, family Ciconiidae
    $800 4
This singer of "Cupid" & "Another Saturday Night" died under mysterious circumstances in 1964
    $800 25
In the 1600s the Manchu Dynasty introduced this hairstyle for men as a sign of submission to the emperor
    $800 15
S.S.R.
    $800 19
During happy hour these inexpensive, house brands of spirits named for the area where they're kept may be even cheaper
    $800 9
Not a true fly, the firefly is one of these insects, like the scarab
    $1000 29
Because he helped mankind, this mythological figure was chained to a rock where a vulture ate his liver daily
    $1000 5
This man, half of the famous duo that had a hit with "Rock And Roll Heaven", passed away in 2003
    $1000 26
The coccyx
    $1000 17
A.F.B.
    $1000 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stirs a beverage.) Mix vodka, Kahlua
and light cream to get this drink that might be popular in Moscow
    $1000 10
Several James Bond movies feature this diabolical leader of SPECTRE caressing a white Persian cat

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Ken Chris Michael
$6,400 $1,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Chris Michael
$8,700 $2,600 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

EARLY 19th CENTURY AMERICA
COLLEGE TEAM NICKNAMES
PLACES FOR PILGRIMS
CLASSIFIED ADS: "HOME"S
WOMEN AUTHORS
COINED WORDS & PHRASES
    $400 18
Meriwether Lewis served as the midwife when her son, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, was born on February 11, 1805
    $400 11
It rolls for the University of Alabama
    $400 6
To imitate this saint, pilgrims walk barefoot around Lough Derg in Ireland
    $400 13
Ranch style, prairie vu, deer & antelope play in area; sky not cloudy all day
    $400 1
She says that "Blood Canticle" just may be her last Vampire Chronicle
    $400 30
Architect Frank Lloyd Wright created this wall-less shed used to shelter an automobile in the 1930s
    $800 19
In 1809 President Madison appointed this future president the first U.S. minister to Russia
    $800 12
They crash about for Georgia Tech
    $800 7
The great mosque that encloses the Ka'aba is in this city
    $800 14
216.75 sq. in., xlnt access to pitcher's mound
    $800 2
Sandra Brown titled a recent bestseller this, also the first 2 words of "The Sounds Of Silence"
    $800 24
Spam is unsolicited commercial e-mail; this is unsolicited commercial messages sent via an instant messaging system
    DD: $5,100 20
On March 1, 1803 it became the first state created out of the Northwest Territory
    $1200 22
Things might be austere for this team from Michigan State University
    $1200 8
Mount Kailas in Tibet & Mount Fuji in Japan are both sacred to this group
    $1200 15
Estd. by govt. January 2003; fine view from ridge--Tom Ridge
    $1200 3
After her uncle Salvador was overthrown & died in a military coup, she & her family fled Chile
    DD: $11,200 25
A late arrival to manned space flight, this country's space pilots are called taikonauts
    $1600 21
His 1809 work "A History of New York" was a tongue-in-cheek history of New Amsterdam
    $1600 23
(I'm Troy Brown.) In college I was part of Marshall's "Thundering" one
    $1600 9
Uluru, also known as this rock, is a sacred site to Aborigines in Australia
    $1600 16
130 locs. from Springfield, Ma. to Bakersfield, Ca.; lge. kitchen, informal dining rm. "Great choice"
    $1600 4
2003's "Blow Fly" is her twelfth novel to feature Dr. Kay Scarpetta, now a private forensics consultant
    $1600 27
In 1958 columnist Herb Caen coined this word; Maynard G. Krebs on "Dobie Gillis" was one
    $2000 28
On April 6, 1808 he obtained a charter for the American Fur Company
    $2000 29
Colorful demons of Duke University
    $2000 10
Places Mary has appeared include Tepeyac in Mexico in 1531 & this place in Portugal in 1917
    $2000 17
'60s Pinter classic w/degenerate family; must-see!
    $2000 5
In "The October Horse", this "Thorn Birds" author recounts the romance of Caesar & Cleopatra
    $2000 26
Scientists call planets that are neither too hot nor too cold to support life this, after a fairy tale girl

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Chris Michael
$28,200 $4,600 $24,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MEDICINE
In 1901 U.S. Surgeon General Walter Wyman helped establish a hospital in Hawaii for this disease

Final scores:

Ken Chris Michael
$48,801 $4,600 $44,400
18-day champion: $601,760 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Chris Michael
$23,800 $4,600 $14,400
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
9 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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