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JEOPARDY! Game - November 11, 2003

College Championship Contestants

Karli Kosman, Mt. San Jacinto College Sophomore from Temecula, CA
Lauren Henderson, Colby College Senior from Oneida, NY
Alex Albrecht, Purdue University Junior from Clinton, IN

JEOPARDY! Round - November 11, 2003

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The number in parentheses preceding the clue denotes the order in which the clue was played.

NEW HAVEN
THE MATRIX
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
AMERICA'S MOST WANT ADS
REALLY OLD HISTORY
BODY TALK
$200 - Alex

(20) He moved to New Haven in 1822 & it was there in 1843 he would expire (verb; to breathe one's last breath: to die)


$200 - Lauren

(17) One of these (of 2 similar black cats, for instance) usually means a glitch in The Matrix


$200 - Karli

(15) Land adjoining the Palo Alto Stock Farm became the campus of this private university in northern California


$200 - Alex

(10) Wanted: Mass quantities of this hardest natural substance on Earth


$200 - Karli

(5) In 33 B.C. Rome put Marcus Agrippa in charge of canals & these artificial channels to supply water


$200 - Karli

(1) When someone's completely in your control, you've got him "wrapped around" this body part


$400 - Lauren

(21) (Video of Cheryl in New Haven, CT)
The New Haven Green was designated this type of public area around the same time as the one in Boston


$400 - Triple Stumper

(18) This underground haven for humans hosts an orgiastic dance in "Reloaded"


$400 - Triple Stumper

(22) The University of Alabama opened in this city in 1831


$400 - Alex

(11) (Video) Wanted: Any one of the remaining ones of this vintage toy in its original box from 1959


(-$400) - Lauren

(6) According to tradition, King Menes founded this country's first dynasty in the 31st century B.C.


$400 - Alex

(2) You've ordered too many pizzas when "your eyes are bigger than" this


$600 - Triple Stumper

(25) Built of bolts, wire & teapot lids, the 1st commercial one of these to connect phone callers opened in New Haven in 1878


$600 - Lauren

(19) In the first film this character turns out to be a friendly cookie-baking African-American lady


$600 - Triple Stumper

(26) The world-famous Peabody Conservatory of Music is a division of this Baltimore University


$600 - Karli

(12) Wanted: Any living specimens of the Schaus Swallowtail, one of the rarest species of this insect


$600 - Alex

(7) In the late 400s B.C., this Chinese philosopher served as the Minister of Justice in the state of Lu


$600 - Lauren

(3) Something conspicuously out of place is said to "stick out like a sore" one of these


$800 - Lauren

(27) (Video of Sarah at the Eli Whitney Museum in New Haven, CT)
A.C. Gilbert invented this set, and his New Haven-based company sold it to millions of children


(-$800) - Lauren

$800 - Karli

(23) These 2 words, Keanu Reeves' character & the powerful figure he's supposed to be, are anagrams


(-$800) - Lauren

(28) Melvil Dewey (of Decimal System fame) graduated from this Massachusetts college named for a Lord Jeff


$800 - Alex

(13) Wanted: Street maps of this lost continent first described by a priest to the philosopher Solon


$800 - Alex

(8) Ancient Greek Hoplites fought in a formation of a large rectangle with 6 to 8 ranks known as this


(-$800) - Alex

(4) To work diligently toward a desired aim is "to keep" this "to the wheel"


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(29) This Connecticut poet & insurance exec wrote a 20-page poem called "An Ordinary Evening in New Haven"


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(24) Choosing to stay in The Matrix & enjoy his servitude, Cypher quotes these 3 words from Thomas Gray


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(30) (Video) Hi, I'm Lauren Graham from "The Gilmore Girls." I was an English major at this women's college in New York City which was named after the president of Columbia - the school, not the country


(-$1000) - Lauren

(14) Wanted: Recent photos of this reclusive author & creator of Holden Caulfield


(-$200) - Alex

(9) This civilization of the Bronze Age developed on Crete around 3000 B.C.

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $200


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(16) When you're spending too much time in pointless self-analysis, you're "contemplating" this body part


Scores at the first commercial break:
Alex: $2,200
Karli: $1,200
Lauren: -$800

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Alex: $2,400
Karli: $2,000
Lauren: -$400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - November 11, 2003

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OLD HAVENS
THINGS IN THE YALE LIBRARY
MUSIC MAKERS
HERE COMES THE SUN
19th CENTURY AMERICAN AUTHORS
SMART ANSWERS
$400 - Lauren

(19) Quakers found a new haven in the new city of Philadelphia set up by this man


$400 - Karli

(20) Yale has a chamberpot used by this "New Deal" President when he received an honorary degree at Yale


$400 - Karli

(14) She's the Oscar-nominated singer / actress belting it out here in a song from a film ("Don't you know that this hand washes that one too ...")


$400 - Alex

(9) Appropriately, the sun is classified as a dwarf star of this color


$400 - Lauren

(1) To defend the accuracy of her blockbuster book, she wrote "A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1853


$400 - Karli

(4) Psychologist Lewis Terman thought someone scoring over 140 on an IQ test could qualify as one of these


$800 - Karli

(25) This country, founded as a haven for fleeing American slaves, found its President fleeing in 2003


$800 - Karli

(21) Yale can't find the underpants removed from this future U.S. Pres. & Chief Justice during a Freshman rush


$800 - Karli

(15) "Mr. S" is a 2003 memoir by the valet of this legendary blue-eyed singer


$800 - Alex

(10) It's the "effect" by which radiation from the sun, trapped in our atmosphere, warms the Earth


$800 - Lauren

(2) Having no war experience of his own, he wrote "The Red Badge of Courage" based on information from reading Tolstoy


$800 - Alex

(5) Another name for high-beam headlights


$1200 - Alex

(26) King Gustav V of this country provided a haven for Danish Jews in WWII


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(22) (Video) This leader of the Hunkpapa Sioux once sat around in the moccasins seen here, but Yale has them now
(Photo of moccasins not available online)


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(16) "God bless" this man, whose compositions include the following ("Steppin' Out With My Baby" sung by the Whiffenpoofs onstage)


$1200 - Alex

(11) At present, about 25% of the mass of the sun is helium, & the rest is mainly this element


$1200 - Alex

(3) Yeats called this "Lenore" author "Always and for all lands a great lyric poet"


(-$1200) - Alex

(6) Many scientists oppose the teaching of this type of "design", a rival of evolution theory


$1600 - Lauren

(27) He founded the colony of Rhode Island as a haven for those persecuted by the Puritans


$1600 - Lauren

(23) Yale is the proud possessor of this grooming item used by James Fenimore Cooper, & the strop that goes with it


$1600 - Karli

(17) "The End" of this '60s band isn't yet in sight as the "21st Century" version toured in 2003


$1600 - Karli

(12) The Maunder Minimum refers to the period from 1645 to 1715 when these dark areas on the sun were extremely rare


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(29) This "American Scholar" author settled in Concord, Massachusetts in 1834


$600 - Alex

(7) Meaning "arising from sound judgment", it was a sound name for an insurance company to take in the 1870s

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $600


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(28) Once a haven for smugglers, this tiny country in the Pyrenees is trying to become a haven for skiers


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(24) An empty envelope that once contained a rose belonged to this expatriate American woman who lived in Paris


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(18) This group that sings of "Stacy's Mom" is named for a New Jersey lawn ornament store


$1000 - Karli

(13) Solar winds are believed to flow from "holes" in this layer of the sun's atmosphere, Latin for "crown"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) The "old manse" in the title of his 1846 short story collection "Mosses from an Old Manse" was his Salem home


$2000 - Lauren

(8) The Latin acuere, "to sharpen", gives us this word for sharp judgment


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Karli: $9,800
Alex: $7,400
Lauren: $6,400


Final JEOPARDY!

BIG IN THE USA
This state is home to the USA's largest portrait busts

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Lauren: $6,400 - $2,000
Alex: $7,400 + $2,601
Karli: $9,800 - $3,000


Final Scores
Alex: $10,001
Karli: $6,800
Lauren: $4,400

Karli: $10,800 (14 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 0 wrong)
Alex: $8,600 (14 right, includes 1 DD; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Lauren: $6,400 (11 right; 4 wrong)
Total: $25,800

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