Recap for January 1, 2015:
Page had the best luck over the first 15 clues; scores at the first break were:
The first Daily Double came out late, at LITTLE, JOHN $800! Elan played it, with scores at:
Elan bet $2,000. His clue: Beginning with a word that means immeasurably great, it means exceedingly small. Elan said “tiny” and went to $2,200.
After the J! round, scores were:
DJ! round categories:
THE MUSEUM OF SOMETHING
CANADIAN PROVINCIAL FLAGS
“O” SAY CAN YOU “C”
Page played the round’s first Daily Double, under EUROPEAN RULERS $1200! Scores:
Page bet $3,000! Her clue: This French king’s attempt to escape his fate is known as the Flight to Varennes. Her correct response put her at $8,800!
Vaughn got the final Daily Double, in the show’s favourite spot: SCIENCE $1600! Scores:
Vaughn bet $4,000. His clue: Disease-specific genes have been found that could help tell psoriasis from this skin affliction, aiding in treatment. Vaughn’s correct response put him at $15,400!
Scores going into Final:
FJ! category: TELEVISION
FJ! clue: Set to the song “You’ve Got Time”, a montage of real women who were incarcerated is in the opening credits of this series
Elan 12200 + 5000 = 17200
Page 12400 + 12001 = 24401
Vaughn 19400 + 5401 = 24801
Vaughn becomes our first 5-time champion since Julia Collins!