Responses for show #4623 - Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Ken Jennings game 56.

Contestants

Larry Bellinger, a journalist from Washington, D.C.

Marielle Poss, a senior production controller from Brooklyn, New York

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 55-day cash winnings total $1,878,100)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE TOOTH OF THE MATTER
4X4
(Alex: The clues refer to combining two 4-letter words into an 8-letter response.)
DUMB CRIMINALS
(Alex: We want you to name the musical in...)
LYRICS FROM MUSICALS
BYE BYE BIRDIE
WE LOVE YOU CONRAD
    $200 26
Alfred E. Neuman

Ken
    $200 21
thousand

Ken
    $200 16
a lottery ticket

Larry
    $200 11
Annie

Larry
    $200 4
the dodo

Ken
    $200 1
Darkness

Ken
    $400 27
Jimmy Carter

Ken
    $400 22
busybody

Ken
    $400 17
(Larry: What are one dollar bills?)
(Ken: What's a $400 bill?)
(Marielle: What's a $200 bill?)

quarters

KenMarielleLarry
Triple Stumper
    $400 12
Chicago

Marielle
    $400 7
a pigeon

Ken
    $400 2
Lord Jim

Ken
    $600 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Governor Schwarzenegger

Ken
    $600 23
backward

Ken
    $600 18
Wal-Mart

Ken
    $600 13
Jesus Christ Superstar

Marielle
    $600 8
Honolulu

Ken
    $600 3
a duel

Larry
    $800 24
brandish

Marielle
    $800 19
(Larry: Uh, what is Kansas City?)

Wichita

Larry
Triple Stumper
    $800 14
(Alex: "Luck Be A Lady".)

Guys and Dolls

Larry
    $800 9
Sea World

Larry
    $800 5
a typhoon

Ken
    $1000 25
ganglion

Ken
    $1000 20
donuts

Ken
    $1000 15
(Alex: [*], "Ah, Yes, I Remember It Well".)

Gigi

Larry
    $1000 10
(Ken: What is Australia?)

New Zealand

KenMarielle
    $1,600 6
Polish

Ken

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ken Marielle Larry
$3,200 $2,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Marielle Larry
$7,800 $2,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
____ AND ____
small state capitals
LIVIN' IN THE '80s
4-LETTER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
WHAT DO YOU "C"?
    $400 6
Paul Revere

Ken
    $400 26
Law & Order

Ken
    $400 1
[ERRATUM: Frank's Ford was named for Stephen Frank, not "Stephen Ford".]

Frankfort

Marielle
    $400 11
NutraSweet

Ken
    $400 21
a drum

Ken
    $400 16
the concourse

Marielle
    $800 7
John Paul Jones

Ken
    $800 27
"Fire And Rain"

Marielle
    $800 2
Dover

Ken
    $800 12
(Alex: Yes, he was in it very briefly.)

The Big Chill

Marielle
    $800 22
a bell

Marielle
    $800 17
confessional

Ken
    $1200 8
(Ken: Who is Thomas Paine?)

King George III

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $1200 28
"Cheers and Jeers"

Ken
    $1200 3
Montpelier (Vermont)

Marielle
    $1200 13
Doug Flutie

Ken
    $1200 23
(Larry: What is an organ?)

a harp

MarielleLarry
    $1200 18
a chord

Ken
    $1600 9
Cornwallis

Ken
    $1600 29
War and Peace

Ken
    $4,000 4
Pierre (South Dakota)

Marielle
    $1600 14
Helmut Kohl

Ken
    $1600 24
an oboe

Ken
    $1600 19
a colossus

Ken
    $2000 10
(Ken: What is West Point?)

Ticonderoga

KenMarielle
    $2000 30
North and South

Marielle
    $2000 5
(Ken: What is... Cheyenne?)
(Marielle: What is Jefferson City?)

Helena (Montana)

KenMarielle
Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
(Sydney Biddle) Barrows

Ken
    $6,000 25
a tuba

Ken
    $2000 20
Cassiopeia

Ken

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Marielle Larry
$28,200 $14,000 $1,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

1920s TRANSPORTATION
(Alex: [To Larry] You are absolutely right. John D. [*].)
LarryWho is Hertz?
$1,200
MarielleWho is Hansom?
$11,000
KenWho is Hertz?
$100
Hertz

Final scores:

Ken Marielle Larry
$28,300 $3,000 $2,400
56-day champion: $1,906,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Marielle Larry
$23,600 $11,600 $1,200
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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