Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – October 3, 2016


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Final Jeopardy! category: CHRISTIANITY

Final Jeopardy! clue: A 4th C. traveler gave one of the first descriptions of this day: “All the children…are carried…bearing branches”

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Today’s contestants:

George Lyle, an I.T. security risk analyst from West Lafayette, Indiana
Amy Pistone, a graduate student instructor from Ann Arbor, Michigan
Seth Wilson, a PhD candidate from Chicago, Illinois (10-day total: $231,801)

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The book “Days of the Lord: Lent” carries the description.

And all the children in the neighbourhood, even those who are too young to walk, are carried by their parents on their shoulders, all of them bearing branches, some of palms and some of olives, and thus the bishop is escorted in the same manner as the Lord was of old.

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1 Comment on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – October 3, 2016"

  1. Andy Saunders | October 3, 2016 at 4:00 pm | Reply

    Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
    Seth $11,600
    George $6,600
    Amy $400

    Final Results:
    Amy $400 + $398 = $798
    George $6,600 – $5,000 = $1,600 (What is Easter Sunday?)
    Seth $11,600 + $1,601 = $13,201 (11-day total: $245,002)

    Daily Double locations:
    1) THE ___ OF ___ $800 (24th pick)
    George 2600 -600 (Seth 2800 Amy 0)

    2) DEAD LINES $2000 (5th pick)
    Amy 1600 -1600 (Seth 5200 George 3800)
    3) WHO ORDERED THE MAMMAL? $1200 (26th pick; $3,600 left on board, minute-to-go signal just given)
    Amy 5200 -5200 (Seth 10800 George 4600)

    Unplayed clues:
    J! round: PRONOUN-CIATION $800 & $1000; THE FARMER IN THE DELI $800
    DJ! round: U.S. MUSEUMS $400

    Game Stats:
    Seth $11,600 Coryat, 17 correct, 3 incorrect, 33.96% in first on buzzer
    George $7,200 Coryat, 16 correct, 5 incorrect, 30.19% in first on buzzer
    Amy $7,200 Coryat, 10 correct, 5 incorrect, 20.75% in first on buzzer

    Seth Wilson, stats to date:
    261 correct
    30 incorrect
    12/18 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $15,500)
    7/11 in Final Jeopardy
    40.89% in first on buzzer (247/604)
    Average Coryat: $17,764

    Seth Wilson, to win:
    12 games: 65.16%
    13: 42.46%
    14: 27.67%
    15: 18.03%
    16: 11.75%
    Avg. streak: 12.870 games.

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