Today’s Final Jeopardy – June 20, 2017

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Shakespeare Titles) for Tuesday, June 20, 2017:

The verse from the Sermon on the Mount following “judge not, that ye be not judged” inspired this Bard comedy title

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Chris Nadon, a college teacher from Claremont, California
Chris Nadon on Jeopardy!
Melissa Dean, a quality assurance auditor from Raleigh, North Carolina
Melissa Dean on Jeopardy!
Peter Guekguezian, a PhD student in linguistics from Fresno, California (2-day total: $25,599)
Peter Guekguezian on Jeopardy!

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What is Measure for Measure?

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From Matt. 7:1-2 King James Version:

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Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
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2 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – June 20, 2017"

  1. Scores going into Final:
    Peter $21,600
    Melissa $9,600
    Chris $800

    Final results:
    Chris $800 + $799 = $1,599
    Melissa $9,600 – $8,000 = $1,600 (What is ?)
    Peter $21,600 – $2,399 = $19,201 (What is Comedy of Much Ado?) (3-day total: $44,800)

    Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
    Peter $8,000
    Chris $5,200
    Melissa $4,400

    Opening break taken after: 15 clues

    Daily Double locations:
    1) AUTHOR’S INITIALS $600 (9th pick)
    Peter 2000 +2000 (Chris 1200 Melissa -200)

    2) BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND $1200 (3rd pick)
    Peter 8800 +4400 (Chris 5600 Melissa 4400)
    3) FOREVER “YOUNG” $800 (12th pick)
    Chris 7200 -7200 (Peter 16000 Melissa 4800)
    Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 50

    Unplayed clues: None!

    Game Stats:
    Peter $17,000 Coryat, 21 correct, 1 incorrect, 31.58% in first on buzzer
    Melissa $9,600 Coryat, 13 correct, 2 incorrect, 22.81% in first on buzzer
    Chris $8,000 Coryat, 18 correct, 4 incorrect, 35.09% in first on buzzer
    Lach Trash: $9,400 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
    Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $10,000

    Peter Guekguezian, stats to date:
    66 correct
    13 incorrect
    3/6 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$4,000)
    2/3 in Final Jeopardy
    37.13% in first on buzzer (62/167)
    Average Coryat: $16,467

    Peter Guekguezian, to win:
    4 games: 57.64%
    5: 33.22%
    6: 19.15%
    7: 11.04%
    8: 6.36%
    Avg. streak: 4.361 games.

    With a projected 48 regular-play games to go prior to the Tournament of Champions cutoff, after 250,000 simulations, our model shows:
    An average of 1.8929 5+-time champions (standard deviation 1.0579).
    An average of 3.0542 4+-time champions (standard deviation 1.2684).

    An early cutoff took place 6.555% of the time (or a 5-game winner will be left out).

    Peter Guekguezian qualified 35.558% of the time.
    Tim Kutz qualified 57.898% of the time.
    Todd Giese qualified 18.080% of the time.
    Rob Liguori qualified 2.441% of the time.

    Miscellany:

    • Thank you to Jay Johnson for providing a full chart of this game.
  2. Shakespeare and the Bible are two of my weakest subjects, so this would have been a nightmare final for me. I guessed “All’s Well That Ends Well”!

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