Show #4655 - Friday, November 26, 2004

Ken Jennings game 73.

Contestants

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Sanda Kurtz, a price protection manager from Miami Beach, Florida

Andrew Smith, an online high school teacher from Lake Elizabeth, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 72-day cash winnings total $2,460,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 50 STATES
I'M NOT A DOCTOR, BUT I PLAY ONE ON TV
(Alex: You have to name the actor.)
AWARDS
NAME THE DECADE
FRAIDY CAT
CROSSWORD CLUES "D"
    $200 2
It follows Miami in the name of Florida's most populous county
    $200 1
Dr. Benjamin Franklin Pierce
    $200 21
Michael Collins, Buzz Aldrin & this man were the first astronauts to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $200 22
Ford Motors goes public, Dr. Seuss pens "The Cat in the Hat" & Ronald Reagan weds wife No. 2
    $200 7
Suriphobia, fear of these, may set a housewife screaming while standing on a kitchen chair
    $200 16
Bram Stoker novel you can "count" on
(7)
    $400 12
As you might expect, its state domestic animal is the dairy cow
    $400 3
Dr. Michaela Quinn
    $400 23
In 1912 the Int'l Committee of the Red Cross created a medal for nursing named for this 19th century British woman
    $400 27
(Al Franken reads.) Chernobyl, Iran-Contra & Flock of Seagulls haircuts weren't exactly what I had in mind when I named this decade after me...

"Al Franken"
    $400 8
Gallophobia is not a fear of wine, but a fear of this country that produces a lot of wine
    $400 17
Samson's locks-smith
(7)
    $600 13
The westernmost town in the lower 48 states is La Push in this state
    $600 4
Dr. Doogie Howser
    $600 24
The Thailand edition of this CBS series won a 2003 People's Choice Award for best reality program
    $600 28
This decade sees a congressional "compromise", the first Lincoln-Douglas debate & the death of Kierkegaard
    $600 9
"Erythrophobia is the fear of doing this", he said, showing some embarrassment
    $600 18
Greek gelt
(8)
    $800 14
The highest temperature ever recorded in this state was 117 degrees on July 5, 1985 in St. George
    $800 5
Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy
    $800 25
The Hugo & Nebula awards are presented to writers in this genre
    $800 29
Edison invents the phonograph, U.S. Grant is re-elected & Bizet writes "Carmen"
    $800 10
Hey dude, surfers aren't cymophobic; they don't fear these, man
    $800 19
Perry Mason's Street
(5)
    $1000 15
This state's Kennebec River meets with its main tributary, the Androscoggin, northeast of Brunswick
    $1000 6
Dr. Joe Gannon
    $1000 26
In 1965 this U.N. Secretary-General from Asia became the first to win the Nehru Award for Int'l Understanding
    $1000 30
Pre-"The West Wing", the real Josiah Bartlett governs N.H., John Paul Jones gives up the fight & the Jay Treaty is inked
    DD: $2,000 11
A person with ornithophobia & apiphobia may avoid a talk on this subject feared by erotophobics
    $1000 20
"American Tragedian" Theodore
(7)

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

Ken Andrew Sanda
$7,200 $600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Andrew Sanda
$12,600 $1,600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ART HISTORY
& JOAN RIVERS RUNS THROUGH IT
SHAKESPEARE'S SMALL PARTS
COMMON BONDS
THE "K" TEAM
MUSICAL IDIOMS
    $400 8
6th century B.C. Greece must have been a happy place, as this facial expression is characteristic of its sculpture
    $400 26
Since 1986 when Joan left "The Tonight Show", this host has reportedly said "No" when asked "Can we talk?"
    $400 2
Nym, a minor character, is a follower of this stout fellow in "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
    $400 13
Scope,
Lavoris,
Listerine
    $400 18
He also said, "Ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man"
    $400 1
It's the action heard here; someone talking in fantasies is said to be doing it
    $800 9
Carlo Carlone's team painted these, originally an Italian term, on palace & church walls across Europe
    $800 27
Ms. R was Miss Piggy's coworker (we can only imagine the office dish) when the Muppets took this title place in '84
    $800 4
During his brief time on stage, Curtis, this man's aged servant, does get to say "Shrew"
    $800 14
Coral,
krait,
moccasin
    $800 19
On Oct. 6, 1951, this magnate died in Battle Creek, Michigan
    DD: $2,000 3
To "pay" him is to bear the consequences of your action
    $1200 10
The frolicsome painting seen here dates from this century
    $1200 28
Joan voiced Julie, Bruce Willis' new baby sister, in this 1989 comedy
    $1200 5
Those portraying a Norwegian captain in this play don't have to worry about memorizing a lot of lines
    $1200 15
Quicksilver Messenger Service,
Hues Corporation,
Big Brother and the Holding Company
    $1200 20
On August 10, 1996 Bob Dole picked this man to be his running mate
    $1200 23
This expression for what's being done here is found in Psalm 9

"You are magnificent, you're marvelous, you're triumphant, and you're grand..."
    DD: $9,800 11
The analytic type of this style broke the world into fragments; the synthetic type put it together
    $1600 29
Joan gave a robotic performance as Dot Matrix in this Mel Brooks "Star Wars" spoof
    $1600 6
In this fairy tale, Snug doesn't get the lion's share of lines, but he does get the lion's lines
    $1600 16
Movies,
prospective employees,
back doors
    $1600 21
This playwright's "Man Who Came to Dinner" character Sheridan Whiteside was such a plum role he even played it himself
    $1600 24
This 2-word phrase can mean a counterfeit bill or, when you "strike" it, a mistake in tone
    $2000 12
Georges de la Tour mastered candlelight in the type of painting called this, also a musical term
    $2000 30
Joan narrated The Electric Co.'s "Adventures of Letterman" starring him, though it wasn't in Wonka Vision
    $2000 7
In Act V, Scene ii Dr. Butts shows up for a couple of lines with Cranmer & this title king
    $2000 17
The Rhine Valley,
a chessboard,
Vernon & Irene's Dance School
    $2000 22
Anita O'Day & June Christy were singers for this man's 1940s big band
    $2000 25
This 2-word part of the piano is also a verb meaning to downplay something harsh or upsetting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Andrew Sanda
$40,800 $6,000 $2,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY U.S. HISTORY
Of the 5 times Congress has declared war, the 3 during the 19th century were against these 3 nations

Final scores:

Ken Andrew Sanda
$31,600 $6,007 $1,981
73-day champion: $2,491,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Andrew Sanda
$31,600 $4,800 $2,000
38 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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