Show #4602 - Tuesday, September 14, 2004

Ken Jennings game 45.

Contestants

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Robert Quinn, a real estate manager and actor from Hoboken, New Jersey

Kate Duffy, a reporter from Lebanon, New Hampshire

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 44-day cash winnings total $1,477,461)

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Jeopardy! Round

NEW YORK CITY
SECONDS
OH, FOR PETE'S SAKE!
A PROVERBIAL MESS
OPERA
THE TALES OF HOFFMAN
    $200 16
Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond were contemporaries at Erasmus Hall High in this borough
    $200 6
Baltic Avenue is the second property after "Go" in this game
    $200 1
He was the son of Czar Alexis by his second wife Natalya
    $200 26
Good one deserves another turn
    $200 11
The title role in "Boris Godunov" is for a singer in this vocal range
    $200 21
In this film Dustin Hoffman's character Raymond Babbitt habitually watches "Jeopardy!"
    $400 17
(Sofia of the Clue Crew skates on the ice rink at Rockefeller Center, New York.) Though there was a depression on, Rockefeller Rink opened on this festive day in 1936
    $400 7
It's the second of the Harry Potter books
    $400 2
This man was the drummer for the Beatles before Ringo joined in 1962
    $400 27
Boils never watched a pot
    $400 12
Peter Cornelius' opera "The Barber of Baghdad" was based on a tale in this collection
    $400 22
Frank Wills, the security guard who discovered the Watergate break-in, played himself in this Hoffman film
    DD: $1,400 18
The heart of Little Italy is this street also found in a Dr. Seuss book title
    $600 8
On Dec. 12, 1787 this "Keystone State" became the second U.S. state to ratify the Constitution
    $600 3
Gray Davis succeeded him as governor of California
    $600 28
Dogs lie sleeping let
    $600 13
In Sir Arthur Sullivan's "Ivanhoe", "Ho, Jolly Jenkin" is an aria for this Friar
    $600 23
Posters for this 1982 film featured Hoffman in a red sequined dress
    $800 19
In honor of NYC's blaze-battlers, these 4 letters appeared on a lot of caps in 2001
    $800 9
"No graven images" is number 2 on this ancient list
    $800 4
In 2000 he won the Wimbledon men's singles, his 13th Grand Slam title
    $800 29
Once twice shy bitten
    $800 14
Wagner didn't want "Parsifal" performed outside of this city that now holds Wagner festivals
    $800 24
"Everybody's Talkin'" served as the theme to this 1969 film in which Hoffman played street hustler Ratso Rizzo
    $1000 20
This mental hospital is the primary teaching hospital for NYU's medical school
    $1000 10
It's the second chemical element listed on the periodic table
    $1000 5
Dutch colonial governor of New Amsterdam who bought it from the Indians
    $1000 30
A color different of a horse
    $1000 15
His "Elecktra" in 1908 may have been electric, but it was his "Salome" 3 years earlier that was scandalous
    $1000 25
In this 1997 film a Washington spin doctor & a Hollywood producer team up to stage a phony war

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Ken Kate Robert
$5,000 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Kate Robert
$11,200 $1,800 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY AMERICA
'80s SONGS
FLOWER POWER
RHYME TIME
CANADIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS
LET'S CUT TO THE CHASE
    $400 1
Accepting the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate in 1858, he said "A house divided against itself cannot stand"
    $400 14
This duo dedicated a 1984 to "All the girls who shared my life who are now someone else's wives"
    $400 21
By dropping 2 letters in Osiris' name, you get this Greek goddess who shares her name with a flower
    $400 11
In "Through the Looking Glass" he tells Alice there's no chance he'd ever fall off his wall
    $400 6
In the mid-1880s, it was the capital of the Crown colony of Vancouver Island
    $400 26
Surrealist, Spanish, died in 1989, hello...
    $800 2
Completed in June 1854, the lighthouse on this island in San Francisco Bay was the West Coast's first active one
    $800 15
This 1980 No. 1 hit was the theme from the movie "American Gigolo"
    $800 22
I can't recall the last time that I saw one of these hyphenated perennials, from the Old French "Ne m'oubliez mie"
    $800 12
In "Through the Looking Glass" he tells Alice his horse has anklets to guard against shark bites
    $800 7
It's the only provincial capital that lies on the shore of one of the Great Lakes
    $800 27
Finnish composer, "Valse triste", died in 1957
    $1200 3
In April 1824 the U.S. & this country agreed to 54 deg. 40 min. N. latitude as the southern limit of its west coast claims
    $1200 16
The video for this song, Toni Basil's only hit, featured cheerleaders
    $1200 23
This computing term for a series of peripherals connected to a computer sounds like a school day flower bracelet
    $1200 13
(Sofia of the Clue Crew wears inappropriate attire that is too revealing.) Here's some advice--don't wear a St. Patty's Day shirt when working with this
    $1200 8
Lying about 175 miles north of Calgary, it's known as the "Gateway to the North"
    $1200 28
"Lion of Judah", Ethiopian, died in 1975
    $1600 4
This 19th C. glass was named for the Massachusetts village where it was made, not for a club or a dagwood
    $1600 17
This Pat Benatar song says, "You come on like a flame, then you turn a cold shoulder"
    DD: $3,400 24
This flower that Shakespeare wrote about several times was also the name of a theatre he once worked at
    $1600 19
Nickname of Irwin Allen, who produced "The Towering Inferno" & "The Poseidon Adventure"
    DD: $4,000 9
This capital's harbor is spanned by the Angus L. MacDonald & A. Murray MacKay suspension bridges
    $1600 29
2-time Pulitzer winner, Mississippian, died in 1962
    $2000 5
On July 4, 1828 President John Quincy Adams broke ground for this canal, known as the C&O
    $2000 18
A Belgian DJ created this studio group that had hits with "Pump Up The Jam" and "Move This"
    $2000 25
Type of "wine" mentioned in the title of a 1957 Ray Bradbury novel
    $2000 20
Ronald Reagan often accused pessimistic critics of peddling this rhyming pair
    $2000 10
It's the provincial capital closest to Europe
    $2000 30
Monk, "Ecclesiastical History", born around 673

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Kate Robert
$31,000 $3,400 $1,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ALIASES
Norma McCorvey recently sought a reversal to her landmark 1973 case in which she had this name

Final scores:

Ken Kate Robert
$40,000 $3,500 $2,799
45-day champion: $1,517,461 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Kate Robert
$26,800 $4,800 $1,400
39 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
7 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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