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JEOPARDY! Game - November 21, 2003

College Championship Contestants

Grant Hutchinson, University of West Florida Freshman from Pensacola, FL
Keith Williams, Middlebury College Freshman from Manchester, VT
Josh Perkins, Rice University Sophomore from Houston, TX

Game 1 Totals
Josh: $11,111
Keith: $10,400
Grant: $5,000

JEOPARDY! Round - November 21, 2003

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

$200 - Josh

(1) Statues of this religious figure feature a knot of hair covering a second brain that contains his enlightenment

$200 - Keith

(6) The nonfiction "Fallout" is about Leo Szilard, J. Robert Oppenheimer & the "political science" of this weapon

$200 - Grant

(21) Proverbially, "it takes two" to perform this dance

$200 - Keith

(16) Founded in 1995, this auction site calls itself "the world's online marketplace"

$200 - Keith

(10) Shintaro Ishihara

(-$200) - Keith

(23) It means to read messages in an online chat forum without contributing yourself

$400 - Keith

(2) The Ramayana is an epic story in this religion that tells the tale of Prince Rama & his attempts to rescue Sita

$400 - Grant

(7) Eric Shanower's "A Thousand Ships", a graphic novel aout this war, opens with the story of Paris kidnapping Helen

$400 - Josh

(22) Serpentine name for a dice roll of a one & a one

$400 - Grant

(17) (Video) The icon seen here represents this company

$400 - Keith

(11) Walter Veltroni

$400 - Grant

(24) The inclusion of this trademark toxin should raise a few eyebrows, or rather, freeze them in place

$600 - Josh

(3) Every Muslim must fast during this month, the month the first verses of the Koran were revealed to Muhammad

$600 - Keith

(8) "From Hell" recounts this notorious figure's crimes in Victorian England

$600 - Josh

(28) The condition of holding full legal status in 2 different countries

$600 - Grant

(18) Western musician Wylie Gustafson yodels the name of this company at the end of its commercials

$600 - Keith

(12) Ken Livingstone

$600 - Triple stumper

(25) Not a female lawyer, it's someone who serves coffee, especially at Starbucks

$800 - Keith

(4) The Great Purification Ceremony is one of the most important rituals in this, Japan's oldest religion

(-$2000) - Keith

(9) This graphic novel about 1930s gangsters by Collins & Rayner became a Tom Hanks film


$800 - Grant

(29) Its "second law" states that heat always flows from a hotter object to a colder object

(-$800) - Josh

(19) This saint presides over the internal search engine at

$800 - Keith

(13) Bertrand Delanoe

$800 - Keith

(26) You can name this surgical operation that reshapes the cornea to correct myopia in 5 letters

$1000 - Grant

(5) In Avesta, this Iranian religion's sacred book, only the sacrificial prayers are attributed to its founder

$1000 - Grant

(15) This graphic novel made it to the big screen in 2003 with Sean Connery as Allan Quatermain

$1000 - Grant

(30) From the Latin for "two-headed", it's the arm muscle that bends the elbow

$1000 - Josh

(20) (Video) This butler seen here does the searching for you at

$1000 - Grant

(14) Klaus Wowereit

$1000 - Triple Stumper

(27) A brief & insignificant rise in a stock price after a steep decline is a "dead" this "bounce"

Scores at the first commercial break:
Grant: $3,400
Keith: $2,000
Josh: $800

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Grant: $6,800
Keith: $2,800
Josh: $2,000

Double JEOPARDY! Round - November 21, 2003

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$400 - Keith

(3) Like his brother Peyton of the Colts, Eli Manning has made a name for himself playing this position

(-$400) - Grant

$400 - Keith

(4) These insects make up the animal kingdom's largest order; over 600 species may be found in 1 rainforest tree

$400 - Josh

(26) In 1994 Meryl provided the voice of Bart's naughty little girlfriend Jessica Lovejoy on this series

$400 - Keith

(15) He was the Englishman whose blood was smelled by a fe-fi-fo-fummer

$400 - Josh

(9) Yale's chaplain William Sloane Coffin was convicted of helping young men avoid this

$400 - Josh

(1) What a social climber! His name precedes "symbol" to mean something that represents high position

$800 - Triple Stumper

(22) This pharmaceutical company introduced Prozac to a grateful world in the 1980s

$800 - Keith

(5) (Video) Divers seek the butterfly fish and other colorful creatures in this type of habitat, like Australia's "Great" one

$800 - Grant

(27) Meryl starred in a TV version of "Uncommon Women and Others", a play that this "Heidi Chronicle"r wrote at Yale

$800 - Josh

(16) In 1995 he played "The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain"

$800 - Grant

(11) FSM, formed by Berkeley protesters in 1964, stood for this "movement"

$800 - Grant

(2) His hand turned red when he touched orange juice, blue when he touched seawater

$1200 - Triple Stumper

(23) "Uncle Eli" has a "special-for-kids, most fun ever, under-the-table" edition of this liturgy for the Passover seder

$1200 - Josh

(6) You'd find the marsh hen & the swamp lily in these, a general term for areas like marshes & swamps

$1200 - Grant

(30) (Video of Sofia at Yale) As a drama student at Yale, Meryl frolicked in the forest as the lovestruck Helena in this Shakespeare play

$1200 - Josh

(17) In this peripateic book, Jules Verne wrote, "An Englishman does not joke about such an important matter as a bet"

(-$1200) - Josh

$1200 - Keith

(12) Wisconsin kids protested campus recruitment by this chemical company, maker of Napalm

$1200 - Keith

(10) In Rome his name meant simply "good"; to us it implies that he gave a little something extra

$1600 - Grant

(24) This inventor (Yale, 1792) built machines that mass-produced interchangeable parts

$1600 - Josh

(7) This U.S. national park is the only place where alligators & crocodiles exist side by side

$1600 - Triple Stumper

(29) This 2002 film told several stories, & featured one tumultuous day in the life of Meryl's character, Clarissa Vaughan

$3000 - Josh

(18) In 1912 he wrote, "Had we lived, I should have had a tale ... which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman"


$1600 - Grant

(13) In 1968 at this NYC university, students took over President Kirk's office & even drank his sherry

(-$3600) - Josh

(19) His name came from the Latin for "dispute" & he would drag you into court any chance he got


$2000 - Keith

(25) Eli Yale went to Madras in 1672 as an employee of this trading company

$2000 - Keith

(8) These rodents of the genus Cynomys are named for their western U.S. habitat

$2000 - Triple Stumper

(28) In 1974 Meryl sang in "The Frogs", with music by this "Into the Woods" composer; it was performed in Yale's swimming pool

$2000 - Triple Stumper

(21) Operetta that includes the following:
"For he himself has said it,
And it's greatly to his credit,
That he is an Englishman!"

$2000 - Grant

(14) At Harvard in 1966 Congressman-to-be Barney Frank helped this Defense Secretary escape angry students

$2000 - Keith

(20) Nobody was more skillful than him with a tool in his hand -- his right hand, of course

Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Grant: $15,200
Keith: $13,200
Josh: $6,200


The 2 years the following covers hit the stands

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Josh: $6,200 - $6,145
Keith: $13,200 + $11,801
Grant: $15,200 + $3,401

Final 2-Day Scores
Keith: $25,001 + $10,400 = $35,401
Grant: $18,601 + $5,000 = $23,601
Josh: $55 + $11,111 = $11,166

Grant: $15,200 (17 right; 1 wrong)
Keith: $15,200 (19 right, includes 2 rebounds; 2 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Josh: $8,400 (13 right, includes 1 DD; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $38,800

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