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JEOPARDY! Game - November 12, 2003

College Championship Contestants

Joyce Yuan, UC Berkeley Freshman from San Francisco, CA
Keith Williams, Middlebury College Freshman from Manchester, VT
Lee Tucker, Carleton College Sophomore from Lansing, NY

JEOPARDY! Round - November 12, 2003

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

LIBRARIES
NEW VIDEO GAMES
WORLD CAPITALS
WEEDER'S DIGEST
THEY ATTENDED YALE
IDIOMS
(-$200) - Joyce

$200 - Keith

(21) On May 30, 1998 a library devoted to this Confederate President opened at Beauvoir, his Mississippi home


$200 - Keith

(11) You can download "Wheel of Fortune" onto the Nokia 3650, one of these devices


(-$200) - Joyce

$200 - Keith

(1) This city has the ruins of forums of 5 rulers still standing, including Trajan & Nerva


$200 - Keith

(26) Russian thistle is one type of this large weed that breaks off & drifts along with the wind


$200 - Lee

(6) Yale graduate Garry Trudeau began to syndicate this comic strip nationally in 1970


(-$200) - Lee

(-$200) - Keith

(16) Find the "happy" one between extremes


$400 - Joyce

(22) The public library in Salinas, Calif. is named for this Nobel Prize-winning author born in Salinas in 1902


$400 - Triple Stumper

(12) X-2 isn't a Marvel super hero game, it's the sequel to the 10th game in this long-running Japanese RPG series


$400 - Joyce

(2) This capital is home to Jawaharlal Nehru University


$400 - Keith

(27) This great African-American botanist quipped that "A weed is a flower growing in the wrong place"


$400 - Joyce

(7) This 1985 Yale graduate won her second Oscar for her role in "The Silence of the Lambs"


$400 - Lee

(17) It can be done to a book, a joke or a smile


$1000 - Joyce

(23) The James Madison, Thomas Jefferson & John Adams buildings provide about 65 acres of floor space for this library

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Triple Stumper

(13) This 1982 cult film set in a computer was updated in 2003 with gameplay that includes the following


$600 - Joyce

(3) This capital lies at the northernmost extremity of a 60-mile fjord


$600 - Lee

(28) This member of the parsley family that grows wild in Europe & the U.S. is a main flavoring agent in pickles


(-$600) - Joyce

(-$600) - Lee

(8) Among the many prominent Yale Law School graduates is this African-American Supreme Court Justice


$600 - Lee

(18) Bad news can "set you back on" these


$800 - Lee

(24) The Family History Library at 35 N. West Temple St. in this state capital has archival info on more than 3 billion names


(-$800) - Keith

(-$800) - Lee

(14) A bright red Ford Torino & voice-overs by Antonio Fargas (aka Huggy Bear) are in the game of this '70s cop show


(-$800) - Lee

(-$800) - Joyce

$800 - Keith

(4) Said to be 5,000 years old, this capital city lies between the Anti-Lebanon Mountains & the Syrian Desert


(-$800) - Keith

$800 - Lee

(29) Of the Genus Digitaria, this common weed with a "crustacean" name originally came from Europe


$800 - Joyce

(9) This Asian-American woman famous for her architectural memorials graduated with a B.A. from Yale in 1981


(-$800) - Keith

(-$800) - Lee

(19) (Video) Don't get trapped in one of these, illustrated here by Charlie Brown
(Peanuts cartoon unavailable online. Please see my cheap knock-off instead.)


$1000 - Lee

(25) Andrew himself dedicated this city's Carnegie Library in 1895


(-$1000) - Lee

$1000 - Keith

(15) For 2004, EA has brought this game, popular in Europe, to American PCs and Playstations


$1000 - Keith

(5) This capital lies near the junction of the Pilcomayo & Paraguay Rivers


$1000 - Keith

(30) Orange hawkweed is also called the "Devil's" type of this artistic tool


$1000 - Lee

(10) This "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" orator was only 17 when he graduated from Yale in 1720


$1000 - Keith

(20) To "follow" this comes from card games such as bridge


Scores at the first commercial break:
Keith: $2,400
Joyce: $600
Lee: -$2,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Keith: $3,400
Joyce: $1,800
Lee: $1,200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - November 12, 2003

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SHARED TEAM NICKNAMES
CELEBS
IT'S ALL A MYTH
POTPOURRI
U.S. HISTORY
LANGUAGE LESSONS
$400 - Keith

(11) Johnson State College & the University of Wisconsin


$400 - Keith

(22) He says Pepe Le Pew & Keith Richards inspired him as Capt. Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean"


$400 - Keith

(16) In Japanese myth, Inari, not Uncle Ben, is the god of this


$400 - Joyce

(21) (Video of Sofia in New Haven, CT) Yale fans first sang "Boola Boola" at a football game in 1900, when Yale beat this team 28-0


$400 - Keith

(1) At the start of the Civil War, this crop accounted for 2/3 of U.S. exports


$400 - Keith

(6) (Video of Sarah in Barcelona, Spain) In Spain, this word isn't used to hail Vinny or Guido. It means "I", as in the title of a Picasso self-portrait


$800 - Keith

(12) Michigan State & Case Western Reserve University


$800 - Keith

(27) This tart-tongued Brit from "American Idol" is an executive producer of the dating show "Cupid"


$800 - Keith

(17) In Egyptian myth the first men & women were fashioned out of this, on a potter's wheel


$800 - Keith

(23) Excluding the state quarter, they're the 2 current pieces of money with the likeness of Abraham Lincoln


$800 - Keith

(2) Ben Franklin changed Jefferson's "We hold these truths to be sacred and undeniable" to this


$800 - Keith

(7) The words seen here mean "yes" and "no" in this language


$1200 - Keith

(13) Princeton University & Louisiana State


$1200 - Joyce

(28) Your goal is to name this U.K. soccer star, who married Victoria Adams (aka Posh Spice) in 1999


$1200 - Joyce

(18) (Video of Jimmy in Rockefeller Center in NYC) Paul Manship's sculpture depicts this figure from Greek mythology, stealing fire from the gods as a gift for mankind


$1200 - Joyce

(24) In 1947, to go along with its motorcycles, this company introduced its classic black leather jacket


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(3) Criticized by colleagues in 1839 he said, "I had rather be right than be President"


(-$1200) - Lee

(8) (Video of Sarah in Munich, Germany) In an English-German dictionary, this word can become quadrat or platz, as in Marienplatz, below us


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(14) Washington State & the University of Houston


$1600 - Joyce

(30) The master prankster behind MTV's "Punk'd", he's also an investor in the L.A. restaurant Dolce


(-$2000) - Joyce

(19) The riddle of the sphinx was so "complex" that only he could solve it

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(26) Elizabeth Bennet in this novel was reportedly Jane Austen's favorite of all her heroines


$1600 - Keith

(4) This Senator who died in 2003 came in third in the 1948 Presidential race

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1600


(-$1600) - Keith

(9) In Portuguese this common English questioning word is onde (1 letter shorter than in Spanish)


$2000 - Keith

(15) The Florida Institute of Technology & the University of Pittsburgh


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(29) (Video) He's the anchor of "NewsNight"


$2000 - Keith

(20) This most famous of the snake-haired gorgons wound up with her head cut off & placed on the shield of Athena


$2000 - Keith

(25) The Sultanate of Brunei occupies the northern coast of this island


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(5) Andrew Jackson had this captured leader & namesake of an 1830s war put on tour in the East as a trophy


$2000 - Keith

(10) Many words derived from this language begin with al-, like alcove, alchemy & Alhambra


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Keith: $19,400
Joyce: $5,400
Lee: $0


Final JEOPARDY!

18th CENTURY AMERICA
These 2 British astronomers were sent to America in 1763 to settle a land dispute

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Joyce: $5,400 - $5,400
Keith: $19,400 + $2,822


Final Scores
Keith: $22,222
Joyce: $0

Keith: $19,400 (27 right, includes 1 DD & 4 rebounds; 5 wrong)
Joyce: $7,000 (11 right, includes 1 DD; 5 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Lee: $0 (8 right, includes 1 rebound; 7 wrong)
Total: $26,400

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