Show #4584 - Thursday, July 8, 2004

Ken Jennings game 27.

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Leonard Koss, an entrepreneur from Santa Monica, California

Oliver Mellet, a computer programmer from Marina del Rey, California

Ken Jennings, a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 26-day cash winnings total $828,960)

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Jeopardy! Round

THEATRE AWARDS
NEIL DOWN
HOW 'BOUT A DRINK?
THEIR NATIVE SOIL
(Alex: You have to identify the country where each person was born.)
"CHA"
THAT'S MY SCHOOL!
    $200 6
This Canadian city, "the third-largest theatre centre in the English-speaking world", is home to the Dora Awards
    $200 1
Neil Patrick Harris will always be remembered for playing this title teen on TV
    $200 26
A 1988 act of Parliament defined this Scottish product & limited its production only to Scotland
    $200 11
Bob Marley
    $200 16
What you'll usually find behind the wheel of a limo
    $200 21
This inventor who never attended college has a college named for him in Trenton, New Jersey
    $400 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, CT.) In 1991, Yale Rep received one of these awards presented by the American Theatre Wing for Regional Theatre
    $400 2
He's been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a solo performer & as a member of Buffalo Springfield
    $400 27
A margarita can be served in a salt-rimmed glass; a lemon drop, in a glass rimmed with this
    $400 12
Film director Ang Lee
    $400 17
It's a division of a book, or a local branch of a club
    $400 22
South of San Francisco, you'll find this university named for the son of a railway-building Calif. governor
    $600 8
Play Dogberry & you may win the St. Clair Bayfield Award for a supporting role in one of this man's plays
    $600 3
In 1983 a Broadway theater was renamed for this man, the first time a living playwright was so honored
    $600 28
Brandy, creme de cacao & heavy cream make this drink
    $600 13
Freedom fighter Jose Marti
    $600 18
Eames & Adirondack are types of these
    DD: $1,700 23
We wonder if his famous sandals are required footwear at the Chicago school of podiatric medicine named for him
    $800 9
The British award named for him depicts him in the role of Henry V at the Old Vic in 1937
    $800 4
Neil Tennant is half of this British duo whose '80s hits include "West End Girls"
    $800 29
(Sofia of the Clue Crew plays bartender.) Worldly name of this vodka, triple sec, cranberry & lime juice cocktail
    $800 14
Choreographer Michel Fokine
    $800 19
Seen here, it keeps food warm at a dinner party
    $800 24
Barbara Walters & Alice Walker are among the graduates of her college in Bronxville, New York
    $1000 10
The Obie, introduced by this newspaper in 1956, has been called Off-Broadway's highest honor
    $1000 5
He had a No. 1 hit with "Laughter In The Rain"
    $1000 30
Steely Dan knows you might lose that number after a few of these drinks made with gin, lime juice & club soda
    $1000 15
Soccer great Diego Maradona
    $1000 20
On a map of Africa, this country is "dangling" off the right side of Niger
    $1000 25
There's a Washington & Jefferson College in Pennsylvania & a Washington & this general University in Virginia

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

Ken Oliver Leonard
$4,200 $0 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Oliver Leonard
$11,100 $1,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 50 STATES
COUNTRY MUSIC
HISTORIC PEOPLE
ARE YOU A BETTING MAN?
SHAKESPEARE, THE SITCOM
JUMP ON THE "BAND" WAGON
    $400 16
Of the New England states, Vermont is the least populous; this is the smallest in area
    $400 26
At the CMA Awards in 2003, special tribute was paid to this late "Man in Black"
    $400 21
Sam Maverick, who gave us a word for independence, left this Texas fortress 4 days before the slaughter
    $400 1
Abbadabba Berman, killed with Dutch Schultz, was an ace fixer of this lottery-type racket
    $400 11
He's a guy who can't say no to love, she's a gal with a weakness for faking her own death; together, they're...
    $400 6
American or not, it's an orchestra platform
    $800 17
If you're at this state's lowest point, on the Verdigris River, stop for a pick-me-up in nearby Coffeyville
    $800 27
(Hi, I'm Billy Ray Cyrus.) In 1992 I had a lot of people line dancing to this song, my first No. 1 hit
    $800 22
This future French leader's 1934 book "The Army of the Future" helped inspire the Blitzkrieg--oops!
    $800 2
C'mon, one more cherry! Bally's Las Vegas became the first hotel with a $1,000 one of these
    $800 12
Her new job as a marriage counselor drives hubby Othello a little crazy in "The Moor the Merrier"
    $800 7
Musical era exemplified by Glenn Miller & Tommy Dorsey's groups
    $1200 18
It's the only state that touches 3 of the Great Lakes
    $1200 28
His 61st album, "Back to the Well", features a new duet with old duet partner Dolly Parton
    DD: $3,000 23
Cosimo de Medici was Pater Patriae, translating to this title also held by a famous American
    $1200 3
At the poker table, blinking or whistling might be this 4-letter sign of what kind of hand you've got
    $1200 13
Wacky sisters Goneril & Regan live next door & make life tough for plucky Cordy & this title guy
    $1200 8
On the big screen, he's been a desperado & a mambo king
    $1600 19
Of the 4 states officially known as commonwealths, it lies the farthest west
    $1600 29
(Hi, I'm Joe Nichols.) My favorite song, "Footlights", was sung by this country legend whose name appropriately means "tired-looking"
    $1600 24
In a painting by Ilya Repin, he's the ruler lamenting having just killed his own son
    $1600 4
This type of casual golf wager is named for a Long Island country club
    $1600 14
King Alonso & some buddies take a 3-hour tour & wash up on an island with this goofy magician in "Temper Temper!"
    $1600 9
A soldier's cartridge belt worn over the shoulder & across the chest
    $2000 20
Its largest inland lake is Lake Winnebago with an area of 215 square miles
    $2000 30
In Buddy Jewell's touching song, his daughter asks, "Do you think that God could use another angel to help" do this
    $2000 25
As Charles II's mistress, this ex-actress is said to have encouraged the founding of Chelsea Hospital
    $2000 5
When James Bond says this in "Casino Royale", it means he's betting against the whole bank in baccarat
    DD: $6,300 15
This cross-dressing lawyer tries to balance her career & her relationship with Bassanio
    $2000 10
"The Wrath of Cortex" is this Australasian marsupial's new video game

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Oliver Leonard
$29,800 $8,800 $1,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL PEOPLE
After a 58-year flirtation, this woman called it off temporarily in issue No. 720

Final scores:

Ken Oliver Leonard
$40,000 $3,800 $3,595
27-day champion: $868,960 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ken Oliver Leonard
$24,400 $8,800 $4,800
32 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
7 R,
0 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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