Quick Recap & Final Jeopardy – December 21, 2015

Claudia Corriere won on Friday, but she’s not on the show today. What happened? This story about Alex Trebek may help!

Today’s contestants:

Shoshana Gordon Ginsburg, a children’s librarian from Washington, DC
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Jay O’Brien, a physics instructor from Waterford, NY
Liz Quesnelle, a retail store owner from Pittsburgh, PA

There must be something in the champion’s podium — Liz got off to a really hot start, but Jay and Shoshana caught up in the second half of the Jeopardy! round!

Liz’ interview? NAILS. See?

A Jeopardy! ManiLiz reveals the perfect manicure that includes an Alex Trebek portrait on today’s J!

Posted by Jeopardy! on Monday, December 21, 2015

There was also a fun “NOPE, NOT BORN IN AUSTRALIA” category! Yes, I pre-called Nicole Kidman!

In Double Jeopardy, all three players made it quite a game!

Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Liz $15,000
Shoshana $10,000
Jay $3,800

Final Jeopardy! category: PUBLISHING

Final Jeopardy! clue: In 1927 the publishers of the Modern Library widened its scope and took this name, meant as a joke about how it would select titles

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What is Random House



Jay 3800 + 3799 = 7599
Shoshana 10000 + 7500 = 17500
Liz 15000 + 5001 = 20001

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

(Wasn’t Random House Bennett Cerf’s publishing house? I’m sure Jennifer Morrow will tell us!)

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