"Y" in Literature by HensleyB

Champion(s):

RoseM
De docta ignorantia


Runner(s)-Up:

UllspergerA


Quiz Description

All correct responses will begin with the letter "Y" (excluding leading articles).

Full Results:

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1 RoseM 512 98 15
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2 UllspergerA 435 96 15
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3 PahkJ 410 94 15
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4 randalleng 404 91 15
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5 PruettC 400 89 15
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6 PetersonGG 392 87 15
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7 PenningtonJ 356 84 15
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8 creedofhubris 349 82 15
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9 Okrent 340 80 15
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10 minarik15 335 77 15
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11 BoyleJ 327 75 15
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12 elfm 324 73 00
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13 WareD 311 70 15
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14 HatfieldS 299 68 15
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15 jp8635 292 66 00
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16 KreitzerJ 291 63 15
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17 JeziorskiM 289 61 00
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18 helitzur 288 58 15
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18 PatschakB 288 58 15
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20 MatherV 285 53 15
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20 AllyScully 285 53 15
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22 LaudermithM 283 50 15
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23 GoldsteinB 281 46 15
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23 ShapiroA 281 46 15
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25 ElendilPickle 277 43 00
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26 DoyleE 276 40 15
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27 GoodmanDL 262 38 15
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29 JordanG 217 32 15
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29 MercureT 217 32 00
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31 MoyseyC 214 29 15
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32 WeikleB 195 26 15
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33 NathanL 192 24 15
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34 SlumdogSquarepants 164 22 15
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35 RonningD 163 19 15
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37 LeeS 139 13 00
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39 BoyerA 132 9 15
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39 cprov77 132 9 15
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41 SChu 131 3 15
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41 FarleyS 131 3 15
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41 BoulierJ 131 3 15
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