Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy! – September 19, 2016

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Today’s contestants:

Seth Wilson, a PhD candidate from Chicago, IL
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Dorcas Alexander, an analytics consultant from Bethel Park, PA
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Siddharth Hariharan, a student from Herndon, VA (2-day total: $28,135)
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Final Jeopardy! category: AUTHORS

Final Jeopardy! clue: In 1948 he wrote he had an idea for a novel in which 2 guys hitchhike to Calif. “in search of something they don’t really find”

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Who is Jack Kerouac?

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The novel ended up being the American classic On The Road. Published in 1957, it was written in 1951, typed out on a continuous reel of paper over a three-week span in April 1951.

Interestingly, former Jeopardy champion Tom Nissley talks about this on the August 23 entry of his book “A Reader’s Book of Days”.

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1 Comment on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy! – September 19, 2016"

  1. Andy Saunders | September 19, 2016 at 3:59 pm |

    Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
    Dorcas $16,800
    Seth $14,900
    Siddharth $7,000

    Final Results:
    Siddharth $7,000 + $2,000 = $9,000
    Seth $14,900 + $14,900 = $29,800 (1-day total: $29,800)
    Dorcas $16,800 – $13,001 = $3,799 (Who is Steinbeck)

    Daily Double locations:
    1) COLLEGE FIRSTS $800 (9th pick)
    Seth 4200 +2000 (Dorcas 0 Siddharth 0)

    2) WHAT A COUNTRY! $1200 (7th pick)
    Dorcas 4400 +4400 (Seth 10600 Siddharth 3400)
    3) CARROT $800 (21st pick)
    Seth 15000 -2500 (Dorcas 14800 Siddharth 5400)

    Unplayed clues:
    DJ! round: YELL IT LIKE IT IS $400; SCHTICK $400

    Game Stats:
    Seth 16,200 Coryat, 25 correct, 4 incorrect, 49.09% in first on buzzer
    Dorcas 13,600 Coryat, 13 correct, 0 incorrect, 21.82% in first on buzzer
    Siddharth 7,000 Coryat, 9 correct, 1 incorrect, 16.36% in first on buzzer

    Siddharth Hariharan, final stats:
    35 correct
    6 incorrect
    2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $6,000)
    2/3 in Final Jeopardy
    20.12% in first on buzzer (34/169)
    Average Coryat: $8,333

    Seth Wilson, stats to date:
    26 correct
    4 incorrect
    1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$500)
    1/1 in Final Jeopardy
    49.09% in first on buzzer (27/55)
    Average Coryat: $16,200

    Seth Wilson, to win:
    2 games: 57.71%
    3: 33.30%
    4: 19.22%
    5: 11.09%
    6: 6.40%
    Avg. streak: 2.365 games.

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