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Ed Toutant, a resident of Austin, TX, was another famous contestant who was brought back to Millionaire after a flawed question was answered "incorrectly". This time, however, Ed would win $1,860,000 on his second runthrough. Here is how Ed did both his first and second runthroughs.

Ed's First Run to the Million Edit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
By definition, what shape is a traditional wreath?
• A: Ring • B: Triangle
• C: Square • D: Reindeer-shaped


$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What part of a car normally makes skid marks?
• A: Bumper • B: Wheels
• C: Windshield • D: Insurance premiums


$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What word means both "to silence" and "a silly trick"?
• A: Wiggle • B: Goose
• C: Gag • D: Gallagher


$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
By definition, an abridged dictionary differs from an unabridged one in what way?
• A: More entries • B: Fewer entries
• C: Larger type • D: Paperback


$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
In January 2001, the U.S. Postal Service raised the price of a first class letter from 33 cents to what?
• A: 34 cents • B: 35 cents
• C: 40 cents • D: 43 cents


$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
In the U.S., which of these everyday objects frequently bears the name "Otis"?
• A: Fluorescent lamp • B: Elevator
• C: Refrigerator • D: Typewriter


$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Since 1995, who has been the permanent bandleader for "The Tonight Show"?
• A: Max Weinberg • B: Paul Shaffer
• C: Doc Severensen • D: Kevin Eubanks


$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
In the late 19th century, who were the Mugwumps?
• A: Baseball team • B: Political faction
• C: Army cavalry • D: Journalists


$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Scientists in England recently genetically altered what vegetable so it glows when it needs water?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Potato - 12% • B: Tomato - 64%
• C: Cabbage - 22% • D: Carrots - 2%
Ed went with the audience's majority vote and got the question "wrong", because the tomato was actually a fruit, not a veggie, and scientists genetically altered the tomato so that it glows when it needs water. Stay tuned for Ed's second runthrough, starting at the $16,000 question with all his lifelines reinstated.

Ed's Second Run to the Million Edit

$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Emmentaler is a type of what food?
'Ask the Audience' and 'Phone a Friend' lifelines used
• A: Chocolate - 16% • B: Cheese - 41%
• C: Bread - 9% • D: Sausage - 34%
Ed used his Phone a Friend, after Ask the Audience, to call Dan, a columnist from Colorado. He said the answer was B: Cheese and that he was so sure. Ed then won $16,000 that way.


$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the main character in Rossini's opera "The Barber of Seville"?
• A: Figaro • B: Faust
• C: Don Juan • D: Fiorello


$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these U.S. states borders both Lake Superior and Lake Huron?
• A: Wisconsin • B: Illinois
• C: Michigan • D: Ohio


$125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
In the Arthur Conan Doyle book series, what is the first name of Sherlock Holmes' smarter brother?
• A: Wendell • B: Thaddeus
• C: Sherman • D: Mycroft


$250,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
Who is the subject of the Oscar-winning 1994 documentary subtitled "A Strong Clear Vision"?
• A: Simon Wiesenthal • B: Harvey Milk
• C: Maya Lin • D: Nelson Mandela


$500,000 (14 of 15) - Not Timed
Reverse Polish notation is commonly used in which of the following fields of study?
• A: Mathematics • B: Cartography
• C: Linguistics • D: Music theory


$1,860,000 (15 of 15) - Not Timed
During WWII, U.S. soldiers used the first commercial aerosol cans to hold what?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Cleaning fluid • B: Antiseptic
• C: Insecticide • D: Shaving cream
After Ed used his 50:50, he went for C: Insecticide and won $1.86 million with two cheques given to him.

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