Show #4594 - Thursday, July 22, 2004

Ken Jennings game 37.

Contestants

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Denele Hamada, a compensation analyst from Honolulu, Hawaii

Michael Jaeger, a freelance director from Los Angeles, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 36-day cash winnings total $1,194,660)

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Jeopardy! Round

SEDIMENTARY ROCK
DRUGS IN THE MOVIES
STUPID ANSWERS
THE 1870s
POTPOURRI
RELIGIOUS HOMOPHONES
    $200 1
1983: starring Al Pacino as a drug-crazed & murderous Miami kingpin
    $200 6
"Sidney Sheldon's Windmills of the Gods" was a 1988 TV movie based on his book
    $200 13
Due to growing responsibilities of the Attorney General, Congress established this Cabinet dept. on June 22, 1870
    $200 21
The Acme Thunderer is one of these used by many sports referees
    $200 11
Mother Teresa knew that this was the answer to the math problem of what 2 minus 2 equals
    $400 26
Thanks to the way sedimentary rocks form, we have the science of stratigraphy, the study of strata, which are these
    $400 2
1978: Cheech & Chong in their first silly big screen comedy
    $400 7
Traditionally, use 2 oz. gin, 5 oz. tonic water & 1 lime wedge to make this drink
    $400 16
It's the T in the WCTU, founded in Cleveland in 1874 with Annie Wittenmyer as its first president
    $400 22
The potage this Biblical character sold his birthright for was made from lentils
    $400 12
The bottom part of your foot, or a flatfish which may or may not go to heaven
    DD: $3,200 27
Single-family homes in Manhattan were built with & named for this local sedimentary stone
    $600 3
1955: Frank Sinatra as dope addict Frankie Machine
    $600 8
Ozzy Osbourne was a no-show at this festival's Auburn, Washington stop July 12, 2003
    $600 18
On October 5, 1877 this Nez Perce chief surrendered to general Nelson Miles about 30 miles from the Canadian border
    $600 23
North Dakota's state song is "North Dakota Hymn"; this state uses "The Old North State"
    $600 14
Minuteman & peacekeeper are versions of these, with or without hymns scrawled on them
    $800 28
Alabaster is a variety of this rock (that would make a good law partner for Cheatum)
    $800 4
1989: Matt Dillon as a junkie who with his crew robs pharmacies to support their habits
    $800 9
It seems like all things under the sun are considered on this radio program with Robert Siegel
    $800 19
This state's 2nd black U.S. senator, Blanche K. Bruce was the first black senator to serve a full term, 1875-1881
    $800 24
His frenzied female devotees were called maenads, or, from his other name, Bacchus, bacchantes
    $800 15
The type of "ego" Bruce Wayne is, you know, the guy who always sacrifices
    $1000 29
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew dissolves a piece of rock in a chemistry experiment.) With diluted hydrochloric acid, you can test for this rock; the acid reacts with the calcite to form CO2
    $1000 5
1991: Jason Patric & Jennifer Jason Leigh as undercover narcs who get hooked on drugs
    $1000 10
Beer lovers rejoiced when he invented Pasteurization in 1864
    $1000 20
He purchased the St. Louis Dispatch for $2,500 in 1878 & soon merged it with the St. Louis Post
    $1000 25
Located about 8,500 feet up in the Andes is this judicial capital of Bolivia
    $1000 17
Try not to talk about this vessel in which incense is burned during holy ceremonies

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Ken Michael Denele
$4,800 $1,800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Michael Denele
$16,000 $2,000 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

SENTIMENTAL ROCK
(Alex: Not sedimentary.)
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
FORMER CAPITALS
NOTABLE WOMEN
A BRAND NEW "YOU"
    $400 26
Bad English sang "When I See You Smile"; it was this group that had the hit "Feel Like Makin' Love"
    $400 6
In a 24-book work Homer chronicled his journey home
    $400 16
He was responsible for photographing every pres. from J.Q. Adams to McKinley, except W.H. Harrison
    $400 11
This state didn't keepsie Poughkeepsie as its capital for very long
    $400 1
Bertha von Suttner, the 2nd woman to win one of these, was the 1st woman to win in the Peace category
    $400 21
It's the first right of the Miranda warning given to arrestees
    $800 27
It's the group heard here with a sentimental '80s hit

"I've been waiting for a girl like you to come into my life..."
    $800 7
A plot twist in an Oscar Wilde play hinges on her fan
    $800 17
This mechanical device behind the lens opens & closes to let in light
    $800 12
Opelousas, Donaldsonville & Shreveport are among the places that have been its capital
    $800 2
Clara Schumann taught this musical instrument at Frankfurt's Hoch Conservatory
    $800 22
In other words "regarding one ancient canine; no modern skill training potential"
    $1200 28
1 of the 2 No. 1 hits REO Speedwagon had in the '80s
    $1200 8
Relationship of J.D. Salinger's Franny & Zooey
    DD: $6,000 18
In the 1830s this Frenchman began producing photographs by exposing silver-coated copper plates
    $1200 13
Figuring out the name of this capital of Alabama from 1826 to 1846 is like pulling teeth
    $1200 3
Born in Sebring, Ohio, she was the loyal secretary to Richard Nixon
    $1200 23
3-word title of the 1950s TV show hosted by Walter Cronkite that recreated history as news events
    $1600 29
Fronting this group, David Coverdale wondered, "Is This Love"
    $1600 9
Sister of Stepan Oblonsky, she's a Tolstoy title lady
    $1600 19
Digital photographs are made up of millions of these tiny squares
    $1600 14
Before Dover took over you had to carry your coals to this capital of Delaware
    $1600 4
On May 3, 1933 this first woman governor of Wyoming became the first woman director of the U.S. Mint
    DD: $6,000 24
Thomas Wolfe's sequel to "The Web And The Rock"
    $2000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew manipulates some ball bearings in the palm of one hand.) He's the 1951 novel character whose constant habit I'm imitating
    $2000 20
In 1936 she became a staff photographer at Life magazine & later produced photo essays of WWII
    $2000 15
Portland used to be a capital of Maine & Augusta used to be a capital of this state
    $2000 5
The last Englishwoman to win Wimbledon's women's singles, she won in 1977
    $2000 25
This play won Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman a Pulitzer Prize in 1937

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Michael Denele
$42,000 $5,200 $2,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY U.S. PRESIDENTS
The 2 U.S. presidents whose middle names are also the last names of 2 other presidents

Final scores:

Ken Michael Denele
$52,000 $4,001 $1,200
37-day champion: $1,246,660 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Michael Denele
$30,200 $5,200 $2,000
39 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
8 R,
1 W
3 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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