Show #4603 - Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Ken Jennings game 46.

Contestants

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David Fishbach, a consulting program manager from Watertown, Massachusetts

Cara Butler, a stay-at-home mom originally from Hamilton, Ohio

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 45-day cash winnings total $1,517,461)

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Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN WILDLIFE
THOSE ROCKIN' '90s
FIRST NAME'S THE SAME
RATED "P.G."
FEMMES FATALES
DANGER, CURVES AHEAD
    $200 21
The African species of this wading bird is scarlet, not pink; colonies may exceed 1 million pairs
    $200 6
Spinal Tap cut 35 songs from its act at a 1992 tribute to this Queen singer; he would've "wanted it this way"
    $200 1
O'Neal,
Phillippe,
Seacrest
    $200 11
In golf, it's the short-cropped area around the hole
    $200 16
So enraptured was Israel's King David with this woman, he deliberately sent her husband into battle where he died
    $200 30
To a batter, a curveball appears to do most of its curving in this ¼ of its trip to the plate
    $400 22
This quill-covered insectivore which resembles a porcupine rolls up into a ball when frightened
    $400 7
In 1996 this band embarked on the "Joker's Choice" tour
    $400 2
Vaughan,
Polley,
Bernhardt
    $400 12
In 1775 the Continental Congress certified Ben Franklin as the first person in this job
    $400 17
In Greek legend, Paris was so enamored with this married woman, he stole her away, thus causing a war
    $400 26
In grammar, they're a pair of curved lines used to indicate interjected explanatory material
    $600 23
Tick birds accompany this largest horned mammal, feeding on parasites on the skin & warning of danger
    $600 8
Sally was the original name of the protagonist of her 1997 hit "Sunny Came Home"
    $600 3
Ashbery,
Davidson,
Cheever
    $600 13
Among the countries that surround this body of water are Iran, Iraq, Qatar & Kuwait
    $600 18
A legendary beautiful woman living on a rock in this river, Lorelei was said to lure sailors to their deaths
    $600 27
The 1978 movie "Deadman's Curve" told the story of this musical duo, one of whom passed away in 2004
    $800 24
Although these tailless monkeys are famous for living on the Rock of Gibraltar, most in the wild live in North Africa
    $800 9
In 1996 Celine Dion recorded this 1976 Eric Carmen hit in both English & Spanish versions
    $800 4
Wyeth,
Young,
Carnegie
    $800 14
An image of this Old West sheriff appears on the logo of the sheriff's dept. of Lincoln County, New Mexico
    $800 19
Ludwig I's infatuation with the dancer Lola Montez helped ensure his loss of this German kingdom
    DD: $2,000 28
This Midwestern college town was named for its location on a curved part of the Saint Joseph River
    $1000 25
St. Croix Island off this country's Port Elizabeth has the largest colony of jackass penguins (they bray like donkeys)
    $1000 10
It completes the title of Rod Stewart's 1993 "live" MTV album "Unplugged..."
    $1000 5
Brunell,
Messier,
Rothko
    $1000 15
Sadly, a few years before he died in the Marquesas Islands, he attempted suicide by taking arsenic
    $1000 20
Daughter of the man who became Pope Alexander VI, she became infamous for intrigues & poisonings
    $1000 29
These caused a blurring of the image, so Newton replaced one of them with a curved mirror

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Ken Cara David
$6,000 $0 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Cara David
$11,400 $800 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LITERATURE
WHO PLAYED 'EM?
PAINTINGS
LONGSHOTS
YUCATAN LINES
WORD "PLA"Y
    $400 11
This bestselling Western author wrote about the Sackett family in more than a dozen novels
    $400 6
2003:
Actor Bob Harris, suffering from jet lag in Tokyo
    $400 16
The controversial "Da Vinci Code" suggests that it isn't John seated beside Jesus in this painting but Mary Magdalene
    $400 1
Haru-Urara, a racehorse from this country, is winning hearts & minds even though she's lost over 100 races
    $400 26
Cancun is a popular spot for this "seasonal" trip, as in the 2003 film "The Real Cancun"
    $400 21
A precious grayish-white metallic element, or a term to describe Harlow's blonde hair
    $800 12
This "Age of Innocence" author made her debut in society in 1879
    $800 7
2002:
Mary Jane Watson, the girl of Peter Parker's dreams
    $800 17
The Manet painting seen here shows this similarly named artist in his studio boat
    $800 2
A British man recently sold all of his belongings, including the shirt off his back, for 1 shot at this casino game
    $800 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew crosses a pedestrian bridge over a Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico resort spot.) A touristy part of the Yucatan is known as this precolumbian people's Riviera
    $800 22
A "medicine" prescribed simply for the mental relief of a patient
    DD: $1,500 13
"Sons", the second book in a trilogy begun with this work, traces the destinies of the 3 sons of Wang Lung
    $1200 8
2004:
Starsky & Hutch
    $1200 18
Before his geometric designs like "Composition with Red, Yellow and Blue", he was a landscape painter
    $1200 3
This presidential hopeful's running mate, Lloyd Bentsen, reportedly quipped in '88, "The momentum is ours"
    $1200 27
Tikal National Park is in this country that shares the peninsula with Mexico & Belize
    $1200 23
A level of stability, or a relatively flat surface
    $1600 14
This Sinclair Lewis doctor attempts to halt an epidemic on a West Indian island with his anti-bacterial serum
    DD: $8,400 9
2003:
Racetrack radio reporter Tick-Tock McGlaughlin
    $1600 19
In Rembrandt's "The Abduction of" her, this mythological woman is carried off on a white bull
    $1600 4
The miraculous 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team beat this country in its final game
    $1600 28
Just off the peninsula, this 189-sq.-mi. island attracting divers & tourists is part of Quintana Roo state
    $1600 24
An epidemic with a high rate of mortality, or a novel by Albert Camus
    $2000 15
In the prologue of a 1952 novel, this author wrote, "I am an invisible man"
    $2000 10
2004:
Jesus Christ, during his last 12 hours
    $2000 20
An image in Dali's "Persistance of Memory" was apparently based on one in this man's "Garden of Earthly Delights"
    $2000 5
"Project Longshot" is a proposed plan to send an unmanned probe to this star system closest to Earth
    $2000 29
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reads from the center of a small town on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.) Not the glitzy Yucatan, sleepy Puerto Morelos is so sleepy it is sometimes called this, rhyming with Puerto
    $2000 25
A commonplace or trite remark

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Cara David
$43,800 $1,700 $4,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH MONARCHS
Before Victoria & Elizabeth II, this was the last British monarch to reign during 2 different centuries

Final scores:

Ken Cara David
$37,600 $0 $5,000
46-day champion: $1,555,061 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ken Cara David
$37,000 $3,200 $6,400
41 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
3 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $46,600

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