Show #4600 - Friday, September 10, 2004

Ken Jennings game 43.

Contestants

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Bill Scheller, a writer from Waterville, Vermont

Kollin Min, an attorney from Seattle, Washington

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 42-day cash winnings total $1,402,461)

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Jeopardy! Round

DETECTIVE FICTION
ANIMATED MOVIES
THE 20th CENTURY
SAM I AM
TOYS & GAMES
SCRAMBLED VEEPS
    $200 1
The original author’s last story about this detective was “The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place”
    $200 6
A shark named Bruce is a member of Fish-Eaters Anonymous in this favorite from 2003
    $200 11
From 1920 to 1946 this Swiss city served as the seat of the League of Nations
    $200 26
A cousin of this telegraph & code inventor set up the famous Pebble Beach golf course
    $200 21
You win in this game by getting the rope with a sphere attached wrapped completely around the pole
    $200 16
OGRE
    $400 2
In “The Big Sleep” he says, “I’m 33 years old, went to college once & can still speak English if there’s any demand for it”
    $400 7
This co-star of “Nash Bridges” returned in “The Lion King 1½” as the voice of Bonzai the hyena
    $400 12
On April 18, 1983 a terrorist bomb at the U.S. embassy in this mideastern capital killed 63, including 17 Americans
    $400 27
Samuel Chase, Samuel Nelson, Samuel Miller & Samuel Blatchford all served on this august body
    $400 22
Now called this, it was introduced around 1928 as Hop Ching checkers
    $400 17
WE NAG
    $600 3
In the April 1841 Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine, this editor published his new detective story
    $600 8
(Hi, I’m Clay Aiken.) For my movie song on “American Idol” I sang “Somewhere Out There” from this animated film
    $600 13
In 1981 this labor union was outlawed in Poland; 8 years later it was legalized
    $600 28
This man who had just a cameo in 1990’s “The Return of Superfly” became “Shaft” in 2000
    $600 23
Mattel has set this classic boxing toy in a video game “arena”
    $600 18
LEMON AD
    $800 4
She also created the detectives Tuppence & Tommy Beresford
    $800 9
Ray Romano, John Leguizamo & Denis Leary voiced the “sub-zero heroes” in this 2002 flick
    $800 14
In May 1954 President Eisenhower signed a bill authorizing the construction of this North American waterway
    $800 29
During this 1846-48 war, the U.S. Army bought 1,000 of Samuel Colt’s revolvers
    DD: $3,000 24
The name of this game that uses 144 small tiles comes from a word meaning “sparrows”
    $800 19
FLOCK REELER
    $1000 5
“A Taste for Death” is one of P.D. James’ novels about this Scotland Yard detective and published poet
    $1000 10
Former “SCTV” siblings Rick Moranis & Dave Thomas voiced moose siblings in this animal adventure
    $1000 15
Unable to run for a third term as Pres. of Serbia, he made himself Pres. of Yugoslavia on July 23, 1997
    $1000 30
In 1865 this man set John Wilkes Booth’s broken leg
    $1000 25
The piece you try to capture in Stratego has one of these on it
    $1000 20
CLAW ALE

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

Ken Kollin Bill
$5,800 $0 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Kollin Bill
$13,600 $600 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
RADIO
MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS
THAT'S OUR ISLAND!!!
4-LETTER WORDS
@$&!
    $400 17
In 1672 Giovanni Cassini determined the distance from the Earth to this, creating a new measuring unit, the Au
    $400 1
This magazine’s website says it’s “more than a magazine to Black America… it’s a way of life”
    $400 3
Guernsey
    $400 11
If your birthday is on September 24, you’re on this of the sign of Libra
    $400 23
The $ may have originated as PS, an abbreviation for this other monetary unit
    $800 18
In 1679 Danish astronomer Ole Romer was the first to figure out the speed of this
    $800 29
2-word term for the peak listening period when rush hour commuters are in their cars
    $800 2
In 2004 this magazine’s website featured a remote camera to watch the migrating sandhill cranes in Nebraska
    $800 4
Baffin Island
    $800 12
4-letter Italian term for the boss of a crime syndicate
    $800 24
The artist Chryssa is noted for her light art &s done in tubes of this gas
    $1200 20
Term for the astronomical event that heralds the beginning of summer
    $1200 28
Casey Kasem created the long distance one of these & is heard here reading one:

"This letter comes from a teenager in Washington, D.C. who learned that it's better to give than receive. Here's what she writes: 'Dear Casey...'"
    $1200 8
The USA’s 2 top-selling magazines are Reader’s Digest & TV Guide; this “Better” magazine comes in third
    $1200 5
Corfu
    $1200 13
It’s in dictionaries as the sound a small object makes dropping into water, sometimes without a splash
    $1200 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates at a chalkboard.) For the way it curls, Germans call our @ sign the Affinschwanz or this part of a monkey
    DD: $5,200 21
To an astronomer UMa is an abbreviation for this constellation
    $1600 16
Iman is a model; this I-Man is this radio personality
    $1600 9
In March 2004 Arnold Schwarzenegger became executive editor of the magazine called Muscle & this
    $1600 6
The Canary Islands
    $1600 14
This problem that sounds like what a coyote does at night could threaten a golfer’s career
    $1600 26
The name of this company, whose symbol is seen here, consists of 3-letters plus an &
    $2000 22
A large crater on Saturn’s moon Mimas is named for the British astronomer who discovered the moon in 1789
    $2000 19
The 2 words that followed “Lux” in a program beginning in 1936 that re-created plays & movies
    DD: $5,800 10
This largest newspaper chain owns the Des Moines Register & about 100 other papers
    $2000 7
Bimini
    $2000 15
The dying cowboy in “Streets of Laredo” wants 6 pretty girls to bear this
    $2000 27
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew quizzes us from the chalkboard, which reads, "10 gal. of paint @ $2.50 per qt.") It’s the total price in dollars for the shipment I've listed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Kollin Bill
$28,600 $2,600 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PATRON SAINTS
In November 2000, Pope John Paul II proclaimed this 16th century Englishman as the patron saint of politicians

Final scores:

Ken Kollin Bill
$30,000 $1 $6,000
43-day champion: $1,432,461 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Kollin Bill
$28,600 $2,600 $6,000
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
3 R,
1 W
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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