Show #4420 - Friday, November 21, 2003

2003 College Championship final game 2.
From Yale University.
Game data retrieved from an alternate archive.


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Grant Hutchinson, a freshman at the University of West Florida from Pensacola, Florida (subtotal of $5,000)

Keith Williams, a freshman at Middlebury College from Manchester, Vermont (subtotal of $10,400)

Josh Perkins, a sophomore at Rice University from Houston, Texas (subtotal of $11,111)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Statues of this religious figure feature a knot of hair covering a second brain that contains his enlightenment
    $200 6
The nonfiction "Fallout" is about Leo Szilard, J. Robert Oppenheimer & the "political science" of this weapon
    $200 21
Proverbially, "it takes two" to perform this dance
    $200 16
Founded in 1995, this auction site calls itself "the world's online marketplace"
    $200 10
Shintaro Ishihara
    $200 23
It means to read messages in an online chat forum without contributing yourself
    $400 2
The Ramayana is an epic story in this religion that tells the tale of Prince Rama & his attempts to rescue Sita
    $400 7
Eric Shanower's "A Thousand Ships", a graphic novel about this war, opens with the story of Paris kidnapping Helen
    $400 22
Serpentine name for a dice roll of a one & a one
    $400 17
The icon seen here represents this company
    $400 11
Walter Veltroni
    $400 24
The inclusion of this trademark toxin should raise a few eyebrows, or rather, freeze them in place
    $600 3
Every Muslim must fast during this month, the month the first verses of the Koran were revealed to Muhammad
    $600 8
"From Hell" recounts this notorious figure's crimes in Victorian England
    $600 28
The condition of holding full legal status in 2 different countries
    $600 18
Western musician Wylie Gustafson yodels the name of this company at the end of its commercials
    $600 12
Ken Livingstone
    $600 25
Not a female lawyer, it's someone who serves coffee, especially at Starbucks
    $800 4
The Great Purification Ceremony is one of the most important rituals in this, Japan's oldest religion
    DD: $2,000 9
This graphic novel about 1930s gangsters by Collins & Rayner became a Tom Hanks film
    $800 29
Its "second law" states that heat always flows from a hotter object to a colder object
    $800 19
This saint presides over the internal search engine at
    $800 13
Bertrand Delanoe
    $800 26
You can name this surgical operation that reshapes the cornea to correct myopia in 5 letters
    $1000 5
In Avesta, this Iranian religion's sacred book, only the sacrificial prayers are attributed to its founder
    $1000 15
This graphic novel made it to the big screen in 2003 with Sean Connery as Allan Quatermain
    $1000 30
From the Latin for "two-headed", it's the arm muscle that bends the elbow
    $1000 20
This butler seen here does the searching for you at
    $1000 14
Klaus Wowereit
    $1000 27
A brief & insignificant rise in a stock price after a steep decline is a "dead" this "bounce"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Josh Keith Grant
$800 $2,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Keith Grant
$2,000 $2,800 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
Like his brother Peyton of the Colts, Eli Manning has made a name for himself playing this position
    $400 4
These insects make up the animal kingdom's largest order; over 600 species may be found in 1 rainforest tree
    $400 26
In 1994 Meryl provided the voice of Bart's naughty little girlfriend Jessica Lovejoy on this series
    $400 15
He was the Englishman whose blood was smelled by a fe-fi-fo-fummer
    $400 9
Yale's chaplain William Sloane Coffin was convicted of helping young men avoid this
    $400 1
What a social climber! His name precedes "symbol" to mean something that represents high position
    $800 22
This pharmaceutical company introduced Prozac to a grateful world in the 1980s
    $800 5
Divers seek the butterfly fish and other colorful creatures in this type of habitat, like Australia's "Great" one
    $800 27
Meryl starred in a TV version of "Uncommon Women and Others", a play that this "Heidi Chronicle"r wrote at Yale
    $800 16
In 1995 he played "The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain"
    $800 11
FSM, formed by Berkeley protesters in 1964, stood for this "movement"
    $800 2
His hand turned red when he touched orange juice, blue when he touched seawater
    $1200 23
"Uncle Eli" has a "special-for-kids, most fun ever, under-the-table" edition of this liturgy for the Passover seder
    $1200 6
You'd find the marsh hen & the swamp lily in these, a general term for areas like marshes & swamps
    $1200 30
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at Yale.) As a drama student at Yale, Meryl frolicked in the forest as the lovestruck Helena in this Shakespeare play
    $1200 17
In this peripatetic book, Jules Verne wrote, "An Englishman does not joke about such an important matter as a bet"
    $1200 12
Wisconsin kids protested campus recruitment by this chemical company, maker of Napalm
    $1200 10
In Rome his name meant simply "good"; to us it implies that he gave a little something extra
    $1600 24
This inventor (Yale, 1792) built machines that mass-produced interchangeable parts
    $1600 7
This U.S. national park is the only place where alligators & crocodiles exist side by side
    $1600 29
This 2002 film told several stories, & featured one tumultuous day in the life of Meryl's character, Clarissa Vaughan
    DD: $3,000 18
In 1912 he wrote, "Had we lived, I should have had a tale ... which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman"
    $1600 13
In 1968 at this NYC university, students took over President Kirk's office & even drank his sherry
    DD: $3,600 19
His name came from the Latin for "dispute" & he would drag you into court any chance he got
    $2000 25
Eli Yale went to Madras in 1672 as an employee of this trading company
    $2000 8
These rodents of the genus Cynomys are named for their western U.S. habitat
    $2000 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 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 14
At Harvard in 1966 Congressman-to-be Barney Frank helped this Defense Secretary escape angry students
    $2000 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:

Josh Keith Grant
$6,200 $13,200 $15,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 years the following covers hit the stands

Final scores:

Josh Keith Grant
$55 $25,001 $18,601

Cumulative scores:

Josh Keith Grant
$11,166 $35,401 $23,601
2nd runner-up: $15,000 Tournament champion: $50,000 + a Volvo S60R + a trophy 1st runner-up: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh Keith Grant
$8,400 $15,200 $15,200
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2003-10-04
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