Show #4632 - Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Ken Jennings game 60.

Contestants

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Mary Carpenter, an engineer from Bear, Delaware

Jeff Matthews, a managing copy editor from Los Angeles, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 59-day cash winnings total $2,006,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

NONFICTION
WOMEN IN SPORTS
"B"EOPLE
1959
ARTS & CRAFTS
PROVERBIALLY SPEAKING
    $200 19
"My Life", his hotly anticipated memoir, was released June 22, 2004
    $200 26
In June 2002 they became the first sisters to be ranked No. 1 & 2 in tennis at the same time
    $200 11
He joined "60 Minutes" during the 1981-'82 season
    $200 1
The FDA seized over 254,000 lbs. of cranberries contaminated by pesticides just before this holiday
    $200 16
Also a geographic term, to quilters it's the equivalent of a picture frame
    $200 2
It's when "a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love"
    $400 22
(Hi. I'm Bob Woodward.) In 1976 Carl Bernstein & I published "The Final Days" about his last days in office
    $400 27
The first woman to have a Nike basketball shoe named for her, she was the WNBA's MVP in 2000 & 2003
    $400 12
Former NFL great Esiason
    $400 3
In October Sam Rayburn started a drive to get this Senate Majority Leader, & fellow Texan, the presidency
    $400 17
Patton knew nobody "ever won a war by" doing this craft, the tinting of fabrics, "for his country"
    $400 7
It "makes the heart grow fonder"
    $600 23
"Greek Fire" is "The Story of Maria Callas and" him
    $600 28
Briefly in the '80s, this ice skater was married to Dean Martin's son
    DD: $1,000 13
On June 1, 2000 this governor stayed an execution for the first time; he had let over 130 go off normally
    $600 4
Valerie Harper is one of the chorus girls in this 1959 movie musical set in Dogpatch
    $600 18
This type of picture takes its name from a medieval term for decorations of shrines to the muses
    $600 8
"A new" one of these "sweeps clean"
    $800 24
Dr. Spock's classic was originally titled "The Common Sense Book of" this
    $800 29
It's Juli Inkster's sport
    $800 14
Seen here, he's a Democrat and the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
    $800 5
In 1959 the first garment to be made of this new rubber-like material was a girdle
    $800 20
Make your own Johnny Gilbert T-shirt using this artistic process where ink is forced through stretched fabric
    $800 9
In "Julius Caesar", Shakespeare wrote that they "die many times before their deaths"
    $1000 25
He had a 2004 bestseller with "Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror"
    $1000 30
In 1996, on an injured ankle, she did a final vault that helped the U.S. gymnastics team win the Olympic gold
    $1000 15
With 82% of the vote, she was elected Chicago's first female mayor in 1979 & led the city for 4 years
    $1000 6
His first novel was 1959's "Die Blechtrommel", "The Tin Drum"
    $1000 21
It's the word for the alloy that's heated to join the lead strips surrounding pieces of stained glass
    $1000 10
It "is the poor man's bread" but one "who lives by" it "will die by hunger"

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

Ken Jeff Mary
$2,200 $1,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Jeff Mary
$5,400 $1,600 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

ISLANDS
A HIT TWICE
U.S. MILITARY MEN
BEER BRANDS
AROUND THE BODY
O FOR A
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words that are exactly the same, except that in the first word, there will be one letter that will be different from that letter in the same position in the second word.)
    $400 16
(Jeff Probst delivers the clue from Vanuatu, location of Survivor 9.) Using vines tied around their ankles, the land divers of Pentecost Island may have inspired this sport
    $400 21
In 1979 this comic duo resurrected Sam & Dave's "Soul Man" & it became their biggest hit
    $400 30
From July 1950 to April 1951 he served as U.N. Commander in Korea
    $400 1
This beer started using the slogan "Brewed with pure Rocky Mountain spring water" in the 1930s
    $400 11
The superior colliculus in the brain controls this action you try to avoid in a staring contest
    $400 6
Shed feathers for germinated grain used in brewing
    $800 17
Asia's two smallest countries in area are the Maldives & this island nation at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula
    $800 26
At No. 3, this Jose Feliciano hit "couldn't get much higher", but it had when the Doors took it to No. 1
    $800 22
Eisenhower wrote an "In case of failure" message for this historic date; luckily, he didn't have to use it
    $800 2
The name of this Mexican beer is Spanish for "crown"
    $800 12
You'll find the lingual nerve on the floor of this part of the body
    $800 7
A vague idea for any country
    $1200 18
This island whose capital is Oranjestad is a self-governing part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
    $1200 27
In 1977 Meco topped the charts with the "Star Wars" theme; this composer of the theme could only reach No. 10
    $1200 23
In July 2003 this 4-star general retired from active duty after commanding Allied forces during the Iraq war
    $1200 3
young man named Gerard started this brand in Amsterdam in the 1860s
    $1200 13
Christmas & Von Willebrand's are 2 less common forms of this disease that keeps blood from clotting
    $1200 8
Change from a liquid to a gaseous state for a payment to get out of jail
    $1600 19
Although New Providence is this country's most populous island, Andros is the largest in area
    $1600 28
Both Bobby Day & Michael Jackson peaked at No. 2 with this "Rockin'" single
    $1600 24
19 years before commanding the AEF in WWI, he charged up San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American War
    DD: $400 4
This popular Japanese beer shares its name with the city that hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics
    $1600 14
In the hand, these are in self-lubricating sheaths to protect them from friction against the bones
    $1600 9
The price for the group of actors in a play
    $2000 20
Finland's Aland Islands are considered the dividing line between the Baltic Sea & this huge gulf
    $2000 29
The 2 acts which had No. 1 hits with "Please Mr. Postman"--one (a Motown group) in 1961, the other (not) in 1975
    DD: $4,000 25
This future president gained national fame after defeating Santa Anna at Buena Vista, Mexico in 1847
    $2000 5
The label of this brand is seen here
    $2000 15
Latin for "bridge", it arches over the medulla oblongata with which it makes up the brain stem
    $2000 10
Completely humble yourself for small stones & pebbles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Jeff Mary
$18,200 $10,800 -$2,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
After several decades off it, works by this man seen here returned to the New York Times Bestseller List in 2003

Final scores:

Ken Jeff Mary
$25,000 $5,500 -$2,400
60-day champion: $2,031,300 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Jeff Mary
$17,400 $10,800 -$1,400
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
14 R,
3 W
5 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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