Show #4653 - Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Ken Jennings game 71.
Ken sets a new second-highest single-day cash winnings record of $55,099.

Contestants

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Dan Ford, an editor from Arlington, Virginia

Lisa Buckhout, a research associate originally from Niagara Falls, New York

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 70-day cash winnings total $2,355,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

ANTHROPOLOGY
HIT TV THEME SONGS
RHYMES WITH FOUR
THE NEW TESTAMENT
THE LIGHTER SIDE OF LIFE
TAKE ME HOME, ALEX
    $200 26
The snake dance of the Hopi is a petition to the gods to bring this
    $200 16
The theme song for "The Beverly Hillbillies", "The Ballad of" this man, went to No. 44 in 1962
    $200 6
A wild hog
    $200 1
Matthew was a publican, meaning he collected these
    $200 21
"Lion on the Links" is the subtitle of a biography of him
    $200 11
This PM had a swimming pool built at his home Chartwell, in Kent, where he spent the last 40 years of his life
    $400 27
Johann Blumenback determined from his collection of these body parts that there were 5 races of humans
    $400 17
Whatcha gonna do? This "Cops" theme song by Inner Circle peaked at No. 8 in 1993
    $400 7
Represented Tennessee in the Senate, 1985 to 1993
    $400 2
This author of Corinthans is very proud of the fact he's multilingual
    $400 22
The same firm did the beading on Dorothy's ruby slippers for "The Wizard of Oz" & this man's famous sequined glove
    $400 12
This 1920s matinee idol is said to haunt Falcon Lair, his Hollywood home
    $600 28
From the name of the ancient Greek city of Pergamum we get this word for an old material to write on
    $600 18
Heard here, the theme to this TV show hit the charts 3 different times
    $600 8
20 years
    $600 3
Acts reports that John & he were arrested under suspicion of promoting resurrection of the dead
    $600 23
This Halloween favorite that has bands of white, orange & yellow dates back to the 1880s
    $600 13
Prefabricated & shipped by steamboat to Hannibal, Mo., Pilaster House is a childhood home of this author
    DD: $4,000 29
To a Yurok Indian of the Pacific NW, the scalps of these birds that eat insects in trees were a form of wealth
    $800 19
Climbing to No. 25 in 1976, "Making Our Dreams Come True" was the hit theme song for this TV show
    $800 9
Return a painting or a piece of furniture to its original condition
    $800 4
Acts & this Gospel are credited to the same author
    $800 24
The use of steel girders in construction inspired A.C. Gilbert to invent this classic toy
    $800 14
After the deaths of his Uncle George & Aunt Martha, Bushrod Washington moved into this home
    $1000 30
"The Book of Knowledge" refers to these New Mexico Indian dwellings as large apartment houses
    $1000 20
Appropriately, his 1976 No. 1 hit "Welcome Back" was the theme song to "Welcome Back, Kotter"
    $1000 10
Pakistan's second most populous city
    $1000 5
Object opened in Revelation 8, or a Bergman film that opened in 1957
    $1000 25
Sit-N-Snooze & Slack-Back were suggested names for what became this brand of reclining lounge chairs
    $1000 15
Once home to a prosperous NYC merchant who went bankrupt, it's now the mayor's official residence

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

Ken Lisa Dan
$6,600 $1,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Lisa Dan
$15,000 $3,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

PHILOSOPHY
FILMED IN HAWAII
U.S. "S"ITIES
ASTRONOMY
WHO WAS THE ENGLISH MONARCH WHEN...
NAMES FROM THE GERMAN
    $400 1
Anti-civilization philosopher Jean-Jacques Rosseau advocated man's "Return to" this
    $400 6
Kauai filled in for South America in this first Indiana Jones film
    $400 11
It's California's capital as well as the "Almond Capital of the World"
    $400 16
This planet closest to the sun features a crater, the Caloris basin, which is about the size of Texas
    $400 21
...the Tet Offensive was launched
    $400 30
You'll know it's from the German for "rule" & "army" if you just do the Matthau
    $800 2
This ancient philosopher wrote about a theory of forms in his "Republic"
    $800 7
Part of this 1961 Elvis movie was filmed at the Hilton Hawaiian village, also the birthplace of the colorful cocktail
    $800 12
They're Washington State's 2 largest "s"ities
    $800 17
Triton, this planet's largest satellite, has a surface temperature of about -390 degrees F.
    $800 22
...the Spanish Armada was destroyed
    $800 29
It's German for "strong ruler", like a lion-heart, we guess
    $1200 3
Kierkegaard said that God telling Abraham to do this in Genesis 22 is an example of absurdity in religion
    $1200 8
We assume that Jessica Lange was impressed by the size of her co-star in this 1976 remake filmed partly in Hawaii
    $1200 13
You can score some points right now if you know that this city is "The Birthplace of Basketball"
    $1200 18
Jupiter's feature called this is really a windstorm raging at around 250 mph & large enough to cover 2 Earths
    $1200 23
...the U.S. ended its Civil War
    DD: $13,200 26
In English it means "truthful"; in German it's "Frenchman"
    $1600 4
Ancient Greek philosopher from Samos whose school promoted pleasure & let women & slaves join, too
    $1600 9
Danny DeVito scampered off to Kauai to murder Billy Crystal's wife in this 1987 comedy caper
    $1600 14
The first Olympics held in the U.S. were in this Midwest city in 1904
    $1600 19
Meteors, also known as shooting stars, may be debris left by these icy bodies traveling around the sun
    DD: $6,600 24
...Napoleon lost at Waterloo
    $1600 27
This name we spell with a G or a J may be from the German Gaufrid, "land-peace" or Gisfrid, "pledge-peace"
    $2000 5
This Scot wanted to change the course of philosophy with his 1739-1740 "A Treatise of Human Nature"
    $2000 10
In a John Ford movie filmed on Kauai, John Wayne played "Guns" Donovan, the owner of this title bar
    $2000 15
Until 1867 it was the capital of Russian America
    $2000 20
Part of this astronomer's "belt" theory says small chunks of matter are the building blocks of planets
    $2000 25
...the Union Jack was first used
    $2000 28
Halmric, "home-power", became this in English, a powerful name of a '70s Secretary of State

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Lisa Dan
$44,800 $1,400 $2,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY VICE PRESIDENTS
Aptly, his middle name contained the word "rich"

Final scores:

Ken Lisa Dan
$55,099 $1,400 $1,900
71-day champion: $2,410,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Lisa Dan
$36,200 $1,400 $2,600
43 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
1 W
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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