Show #4587 - Tuesday, July 13, 2004

Ken Jennings game 30.

Ken breaks the $1 million mark.

Contestants

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Max Corrick, an attorney from Las Vegas, Nevada

Irene Lawrence, an enrolled agent from Palo Alto, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 29-day cash winnings total $972,960)

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Jeopardy! Round

FOLLOW THE LEADER
IN-FLIGHT MOVIES
FOREIGN ANIMALS
JOURNALISM
A DEVILISH CATEGORY
(Alex: And as opposed to that...)
A CHORUS OF ANGELS
    $200 21
Dating from around 300 B.C., the silver tetradrachma coin depicts this Macedonian leader
    $200 1
Gary Oldman hijacks the President's plane in this 1997 thriller
    $200 16
This, an orzel in Poland, is seen on some of our coins
    $200 26
A young reporter may have to work in this section updating life stories, just in case
    $200 6
Among this famous literary detective's exploits is the "Adventure of the Devil's Foot"
    $200 11
Admiral Chester Nimitz formed this group during World War II to showcase Naval aviation
    $400 22
Following the lead of Germany, this man declared war on Britain & France in June 1940
    $400 2
A crop-dusting plane nearly makes dust out of Cary Grant in this Hitchcock thriller
    $400 17
In Swahili, this familiar sight in the Sahara is a ngamia
    $400 27
An uncritical piece is called this & is as hard-hitting as the pastry of the same name
    $400 7
Tartini's sonata "The Devil's Trill" came to him in a dream in which the devil played this stringed instrument
    $400 12
One of the bestselling paperbacks of 2003 was "Angels and Demons" by this author of "The Da Vinci Code"
    $600 23
In 2002 Helen Clark won election to a second term as this Down Under country's prime minister
    $600 3
William Wellman, who'd served in the Lafayette Escadrille Flying Corps, directed this first Best Picture winner
    $600 18
In Dijon a homard is a lobster & a canard is one of these (if someone throws a homard at you, canard)
    $600 30
It's the 7-letter term for the text under the photo that goes with the article; it can be a quote from the story
    $600 8
One of this "Robinson Crusoe" author's final works was "The Political History of the Devil"
    $600 13
No Goofy or Mickey Mouse players on the Anaheim Angels, even though it was owned by this company until 2003
    DD: $1,400 24
It's the military rank of the head of state of Libya
    $800 4
Bruce Willis is waiting for his wife's plane to land at Dulles when trouble begins in this 1990 sequel
    $800 19
As Lowe is German for this animal, it sounds like Loews cinemas should only show MGM movies
    $800 28
These freelance reporters not completely "tied" to the paper but working part-time were once paid by the column inch
    $800 9
Goethe & Mann used an anonymous 1587 tale about this devilish doctor as a basis for tales of their own
    $800 14
In 1997 this company introduced its Angels line of lingerie
    $1000 25
A former foreign minister, Fernando Cardoso became president of this large South American country in 1995
    $1000 5
The Jailbird is the prisoner transport plane in this 1997 Nicolas Cage flick
    $1000 20
You'll find atum, this fish, sandwiched inside Portuguese dictionaries
    $1000 29
These 2 "line"s tell readers where & when a story originated & who wrote it
    $1000 10
In a Stephen Vincent Benet work, this man defends Jabez Stone before the devil's jury of villains
    $1000 15
The natural feature called Salto Angel in Spanish is the world's highest uninterrupted one of these

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

Ken Irene Max
$6,200 $1,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Irene Max
$12,600 $3,200 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC GROUPS
A LITTLE BIT OF COUNTRY
WORLD CAPITAL BURIAL PLACES
HOBBY TIME
EDUCATION
"V" SHALL OVERCOME
    $400 11
The 16th century Corsairs of northern Africa were known collectively as these pirates
    $400 26
In 2001 she played Annie Oakley in a Broadway revival of "Annie Get Your Gun"; she now stars in her own sitcom on the WB
    $400 6
General Benedict Arnold
    $400 16
Find out if Great Aunt Agatha was really a spy when you take up this hobby, the study of family lineage
    $400 21
2 past presidents of the National Education Association lead an effort to reduce this to improve learning
    $400 1
On this 1970s TV series, a private investigator has his office in the Desert Inn
    $800 12
Group in the '60s who were the first "S" in the SDS
    $800 27
(Hi, I'm Mark Wills.) In my hit, "Nineteen Something", I sang, "My first love was" this 'Dukes of Hazzard' character "in them cut off jeans"
    $800 7
Pop music star Falco
    $800 17
People who study & collect these like to call themselves conchologists
    $800 22
This government program for preschoolers began as a summer project in LBJ's War on Poverty
    $800 2
The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder falls under the scope of this U.S. Govt. department
    DD: $5,200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew displays some artifacts at the Nat'l Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA.) Now National Archives properties, the Watergate tools were used by members of this committee, known as CREEP
    $1200 28
In 2003 this late great entertainer won 3 CMA Awards, including single of the year for "Hurt"
    $1200 8
Writer Christy Brown
    $1200 18
This show that was just 7 minutes long when it debuted in 1994 has inspired many to take up Irish step-dancing
    $1200 23
This university leads the U.S. in the market value of its endowment assets; Yale is No. 2
    $1200 3
Forced into exile in 1955, Emperor Bao Dai was this country's last ruling monarch
    $1600 14
The Jacobins were a party in France in 1789; 100 years earlier the Jacobites were supporters of this family in England
    $1600 29
(Hi. I'm Lorrie Morgan.) In a 1993 hit I asked, "What part of" this "don't you understand, to put it plain and simple I'm not into one night stands"
    $1600 9
Playwright Samuel Beckett
    $1600 19
(Sofia of the Clue Crew sticks a flower step in a shallow pot.) Moribana is a natural style of this timeless Japanese art of flower arranging
    DD: $5,800 24
This numerical portion of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibited sex discrimination in athletics
    $1600 4
During the 5th century, this Teutonic tribe conquered part of North Africa & ruled there for 100 years
    $2000 15
Term for the natives of India who served in the British army; they mutinied in 1857
    $2000 30
Toby Keith & this country great recently served up a hit called "Beer For My Horses"
    $2000 10
"The Liberator" Simon Bolivar
    $2000 20
You might become a "wrap artist"--not like Coolio, but like this man who wrapped the Reichstag in fabric
    $2000 25
Richard W. Riley, who served under this president, is the only Secretary of Education to serve a full 8 years
    $2000 5
Named for the British logician who created it, it's a representational diagram of sets

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Irene Max
$46,000 $6,400 $1,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HEADLINES OF THE LAST 40 YEARS
The first 2 New York Times headlines set in 96-point type were in these 2 years, 5 years apart

Final scores:

Ken Irene Max
$32,000 $2,800 $0
30-day champion: $1,004,960 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Irene Max
$37,200 $6,400 $1,400
43 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
7 R,
1 W
7 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $45,000

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