Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – May 30, 2016


What happened to Buzzy Cohen on Friday?

Today’s contestants:

Wilcley Lima, an I.T. manager from Orlando, FL
Bryna Fischer, an editor from Westlake Village, CA
Erin Delaney, an English professor from North Hills, CA (1-day total: $24,401)

Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Bryna $17,600
Erin $14,800
Wilcley $3,800

Final Jeopardy! category: PLAYWRIGHTS

Final Jeopardy! clue: An 1892 Punch cartoon depicts him lounging with a cigarette & holding a fan with a name written on it

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

Who is Oscar Wilde? (Any incorrect responses or game stats will be in the comments section.)



Wilcley 3800 – 0 = 3800
Erin 14800 + 14798 = 29598 (2-day total: $53,999)
Bryna 17600 – 12001 = 5599

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In terms of the cartoon? Here it is:


The fan being Lady Windermere’s, well, makes complete sense.

Also, I’d like to take the time to congratulate Kennebecasis Valley High School of Quispamsis, NB, who earlier today defeated Eric Hamber Secondary School of Vancouver, BC in the national finals of Canada’s Reach For The Top.

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

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1 Comment on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – May 30, 2016"

  1. Andy Saunders | May 30, 2016 at 4:59 pm |

    Incorrect responses to Final:
    Wilcley had no response.
    Bryna went for (George Bernard) Shaw.

    Game stats:
    Erin 13,000 Coryat, 22 correct, 2 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
    Bryna 17,200 Coryat, 20 correct, 2 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer
    Wilcley 2,000 Coryat, 9 correct, 3 incorrect, 17.54% in first on buzzer

    Erin Delaney, through 2 games:
    41 correct (including Final)
    4 incorrect (including Final)
    2/2 on Daily Doubles
    2/2 on Final Jeopardy
    In First On Buzzer: 31.86%
    Average Coryat: $14,600

    Erin Delaney, to win:
    3 games: 51.53%
    4: 26.55%
    5: 13.68%
    6: 7.05%
    7: 3.63%
    Avg. streak: 3.063 games.

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