Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – September 5, 2016

Game #1 of 2016 Power Players Week, taped at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC!

This episode originally aired on May 16, 2016.

Today’s contestants:

Jonathan Franzen, a best-selling author from Purity and The Corrections, playing for the American Bird Conservancy
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S.E. Cupp, a political commentator from CNN, New York Daily News, and Glamour, playing for Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign
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Chuck Todd, a political director and host from NBC News and NBC’s Meet the Press, playing for Samaritan Inns
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Final Jeopardy! category: POLITICAL TERMS

Final Jeopardy! clue: Officials called tribunes sat at Rome’s Senate door & if they didn’t like what was going on, shouted this Latin word

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

What is “veto”?

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Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Jon $14,800
S.E. $13,200
Chuck $12,200

Final results:
Chuck $12,200 – $12,200 = $0 (What is nay?)
S.E. $13,200 – $3,200 = $10,000 (What is cloture?)
Jon $14,800 – $13,201 = $1,599 (What is non?)

Unplayed clues:
GERMANIA $600, $800, $1000
BALLET $1600, $2000

Daily Double locations:
1) BALLPARK FACTS & FIGURES $800 (5th pick)
S.E. 800 +1000 (Jon 400 Chuck 200)

2) NUMERICAL TERMS $2000 (14th pick)
Jon 6600 +2400 (Chuck 9000 S.E. 6800)
3) COUNTRY DISTINCTIONS $1600 (27th pick)
Jon 13000 +1800 (Chuck 12200 S.E. 11200)

Game stats:
S.E. 13,000 Coryat, 19 correct, 1 incorrect, 32.69% in first on buzzer (17/52)
Jon 14,200 Coryat, 17 correct, 2 incorrect, 30.77% in first on buzzer (16/52)
Chuck 12,200 Coryat, 15 correct, 2 incorrect, 28.85% in first on buzzer (15/52)

S.E. Cupp, career stats:
19 correct
2 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
32.69% in first on buzzer (17/52)
Average Coryat: $13,000

Jonathan Franzen, career stats:
17 correct
3 incorrect
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,200)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
30.77% in first on buzzer (16/52)
Average Coryat: $14,200

Chuck Todd, career stats:
36 correct
6 incorrect
2/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,200)
0/2 in Final Jeopardy
35.35% in first on buzzer (35/99)
Average Coryat: $14,600

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