Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – October 6, 2016

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Final Jeopardy! category: SECRETARIES OF STATE

Final Jeopardy! clue: The 2 Secretaries of State who received B.A.s in Political Science from Wellesley, 10 years apart

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Today’s contestants:

Sarah Flamini, an author and administrative assistant from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Randi Rae Arnold, a freelance writer from Kalamazoo, Michigan
Margie Eulner Ott, a consultant & ride share driver from Bethesda, Maryland (1-day total: $34,000)

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Who are Madeleine Albright (1959) and Hillary Clinton? (1969)


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5 Comments on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – October 6, 2016"

  1. Andy Saunders | October 6, 2016 at 10:09 am |

    Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
    Sarah $17,800
    Randi $6,800
    Margie $1,200

    Final Results:
    Margie: $1,200 – $1,200 = $0 (Who are [M. Albright crossed out] C. Rice and H. Clinton?)
    Randi: $6,800 – $800 = $6,000 (Who are Albright and Rice?)
    Sarah: $17,800 + $4,000 = $21,800 (1-day total: $21,800)

    Favorite moment of episode: The audience applauded Sarah for running “THE MOON”. However, she did not, and attempted to tell the audience such, saying “No, no I didn’t!”

    Randi composed a poem for her interview: Why journey from Kalamazoo to LA / What makes this a worthwhile trek / To get to play Jeopardy!; be on TV / But above all meet Alex Trebek!

    Daily Double locations:
    1) THE MOON $800 (10th pick)
    Sarah 3000 +2000 (Margie 800 Randi 600)

    2) SPY FICTION $1200 (5th pick)
    Randi 6400 -4000 (Sarah 10200 Margie 3600)
    3) DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER $1200 (16th pick)
    Margie 5200 -5200 (Sarah 11800 Randi 3600)

    Unplayed clues:
    J! round: SHOOT $200 & $600

    Game Stats:
    Sarah 16,600 Coryat, 20 correct, 2 incorrect, 36.36% in first on buzzer
    Randi 10,800 Coryat, 16 correct, 3 incorrect, 30.91% in first on buzzer
    Margie 6,400 Coryat, 14 correct, 3 incorrect, 27.27% in first on buzzer

    Margie Eulner Ott, final stats:
    29 correct
    8 incorrect
    1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $800)
    1/2 in Final Jeopardy
    28.44% in first on buzzer (31/109)
    Average Coryat: $9,500

    Sarah Flamini, stats to date:
    21 correct
    2 incorrect
    1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $2,000)
    1/1 in Final Jeopardy
    36.36% in first on buzzer (20/55)
    Average Coryat: $16,600

    Sarah Flamini, to win:
    2 games: 56.76%
    3: 32.22%
    4: 18.29%
    5: 10.38%
    6: 5.89%
    Avg. streak: 2.313 games.

  2. After a question about Pluto’s moon, Charon, Sarah looked offstage, shook her head, and said “No,no it I isn’t.” What was that all about?

    • Andy Saunders | October 6, 2016 at 6:45 pm |

      The crowd was applauding for her running the category.

      Problem was — she hadn’t run the category. Randi picked up the $600 clue. She was simply telling the audience that she hadn’t run the category.

  3. Vickie Houck | October 7, 2016 at 10:55 am |

    The Kelly’s Island clue saying it was the walleye capital of the world was wrong!!! Port Clinton OH has that distinction. We live up there so when I saw the clue was like WHAT??

    • Andy Saunders | October 7, 2016 at 12:08 pm |

      The clue read:

      Ohioans call Kelleys Island in this lake “the walleye capital of the world”

      Here’s the Kelleys Island Chamber of Commerce web site.

      Its location in Lake Erie makes Kelleys Island a perfect spot for water activities. Fishermen refer to Kelleys Island as the “Walleye Capital of the World.”

      In light of this primary source, I see no issue with the clue.

      That said, this is a fan site. I have no affiliation with the show.

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