Responses for show #4604 - Thursday, September 16, 2004

Ken Jennings game 47.

Contestants

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Elaine Skopelja, a medical librarian from Carmel, Indiana

John Cook, an urban planner from Corona del Mar, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 46-day cash winnings total $1,555,061)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

NEW ZEALAND
SPORTS STARS
SPEAKING IN TONGUES
IT'S IN "DE" DICTIONARY
U.S. FACTS & FIGURES
PICK ONE
    $200 6
Wellington

Ken
    $200 26
(Alex: Yes. When he's at home, of course, relaxing, he only wears a size 9.)

Shaquille O'Neal

Elaine
    $200 1
Russian

Ken
    $200 16
debug

Elaine
    $200 11
commute

Ken
    $200 21
(Elaine: What is rhinoceros?)

hippopotamus

KenElaine
    $400 7
Peter Jackson

Ken
    $400 27
Jimmy Connors

Ken
    $400 2
Latin

Ken
    $400 17
dearth

Ken
    $400 12
China

John
    $400 22
the Osbournes

John
    $600 8
the Netherlands

Ken
    $600 28
David Beckham

Ken
    $600 3
(Ken: What is Egyptian?)

Greek

KenElaine
    $600 18
a decanter

John
    $600 13
(Ken: What are savings and loans?)

banks

KenElaine
    $600 23
(John: Who is Woolworth?)

Wordsworth

JohnElaine
    $800 9
the America's Cup

Ken
    $1,400 29
J (for Joe Montana, Joe Namath, John Elway, & Johnny Unitas)

Ken
    $800 4
(Ken: Uh, what be [*]?)

Ebonics

Ken
    $800 19
de rigeur

Ken
    $800 14
(John: What is 33? ... and a third!)
(Alex: All right.)

33 1/3

John
    $800 24
Army (Archerd)

Ken
    $1000 10
(John: Who is Eisenhower?)
(Elaine: Who's George Bush?)

LBJ (Lyndon Baines Johnson)

JohnElaine
Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
the Little League World Series

Ken
    $1000 5
Coptic

Ken
    $1000 20
decoupage

Elaine
    $1000 15
Jacob

John
    $1000 25
(Elaine: Who is Olds?)
[John and Ken look at each other; John says, "After you"]

Chevrolet

Elaine
Triple Stumper

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

Ken John Elaine
$3,800 -$1,000 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken John Elaine
$9,000 $1,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORICAL PEOPLE
"G" MOVIES
LISTEN TO THE ANIMALS
WE'LL GIVE YOU THE BLUES
MODERN DANCE
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 11
Ferdinand & Isabella

Ken
    $400 1
Groundhog Day

Elaine
    $400 21
swans

Ken
    $400 16
ABC

John
    $400 26
(Ken: [After Alex gives the response] So they're gonna get harder, huh?)

the (Wright Brothers') first flight

Triple Stumper
    $400 6
Spider-Man Friday

Ken
    $800 12
Byron

Ken
    $800 2
The Green Berets

Ken
    $800 22
Australia

John
    $800 17
Liebfraumilch

Triple Stumper
    $800 27
(Johann Sebastian) Bach

Ken
    $800 7
(Ken: What is Elizabeth Windsor Cone?)

Dairy Queen Elizabeth

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $1200 13
Edward VIII

John
    $1200 3
The Green Mile

Ken
    $1200 25
(Ken: What is a... servant?)

a worker

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $2,200 18
Uranus & Neptune

John
    $1200 28
kneeling

Elaine
    $1200 8
Ponce de Leon Spinks

Ken
    $1600 14
(Ken: Who is Marcus Aurelius?)

Seneca

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
Goodfellas

Elaine
    $1600 23
threatened

John
    $1600 19
the Berbers

Ken
    $1600 29
(John: Who is Isadora Duncan?)
(Ken: Who is Twyla Tharp?)
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Martha Graham

KenJohnElaine
    $1600 9
Patrick Henry Mancini

Ken
    $2000 15
El Cid

Ken
    $2000 5
Gilda

Ken
    $2000 24
yellow-bellied

Ken
    $2000 20
Harold Melvin

Triple Stumper
    $4,600 10
a First Aid Kit Carson

Ken

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken John Elaine
$23,600 $6,200 $5,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN AUTHORS
(Alex: [Revealing John's response] Wound up publishing The Sun Also Rises in 1926, I believe.)
ElaineWho is F. Scott Fitzgerald
$5,500
JohnWho is Ernest Hemmingway?
$4,401
KenWho is Hemingway?
$6,400
Ernest Hemingway

Final scores:

Ken John Elaine
$30,000 $10,601 $300
47-day champion: $1,585,061 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken John Elaine
$20,400 $5,200 $5,800
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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