Today’s Final Jeopardy – August 16, 2017

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category U.S. Political Parties) for Wednesday, August 16, 2017:

Shortly before its demise, it had split into “Conscience” & “Cotton” factions

(This game originally aired on February 15, 2017.)

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Clarissa Santori, a senior at Northeastern University from Ellicott City, Maryland
Clarissa Santori on Jeopardy!
Mari Hanley, a junior at Stetson University from Lighthouse Point, Florida
Mari Hanley on Jeopardy!
Alex Bourzutschky, a junior at the California Institute of Technology from Potomac, Maryland
Alex Bourzutschky on Jeopardy!

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What is the Whig Party?

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Scores going into Final:
Alex $20,000
Clarissa $18,000
Mari $8,200

Final results:
Mari $8,200 + $8,001 = $16,201
Clarissa $18,000 – $4,000 = $14,000 (What is the Free Soil Party?)
Alex $20,000 + $3,599 = $23,599 (Automatic semifinalist)

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Clarissa $7,600
Mari $4,600
Alex $2,800

Wild Card standings:
Monday: Lilly Chin, $24,399 ($20,000, $7,200)
Tuesday: Viraj Mehta, $23,000 ($23,000, $8,200)
Wednesday: Alex Bourzutschky, $23,599 ($20,000, $2,800)
Thursday:
Friday:
1) Netanel Paley $18,000 (99.988%) ($15,600, $4,200)
2) Mari Hanley $16,201 (98.355%) (8,200, $4,600)
3) Clarissa Santori $14,000 (70.275%) ($18,000, $7,600)
4) Jennifer Katz $12,100 (14.768%) ($6,100, $3,800)

5) Hannah Whisnant $1 ($7,000, $4,400)
6) Esteban Fernandez $0 ($7,400, $4,200)
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(more stats below)

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Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
1) SHAKESPEAREAN YARD SALE $800 (7th pick)
Mari 1600 +1600 (Adam 600 Clarissa 200)

2) BIG ISLANDS $1600 (4th pick)
Adam 4400 +4400 (Clarissa 8000 Mari 3000)
3) ACRONYMS & ABBREVIATIONS $1200 (24th pick)
Adam 16800 +2000 (Clarissa 13600 Mari 8600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 212

Unplayed clues:
None!

Game Stats:
Alex $16,400 Coryat, 20 correct, 2 incorrect, 29.82% in first on buzzer
Mari $7,400 Coryat, 15 correct, 6 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
Clarissa $18,000 Coryat, 21 correct, 0 incorrect, 31.58% in first on buzzer
Lach Trash: $6,200 (on 5 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct clues): $6,000

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Alex Bourzutschky, stats to date:
21 correct
2 incorrect
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $6,400)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
29.82% in first on buzzer (18/57)
Average Coryat: $16,400

Mari Hanley, stats to date:
16 correct
6 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,600)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
33.33% in first on buzzer (19/57)
Average Coryat: $7,400

Clarissa Santori, stats to date:
21 correct
1 incorrect
0/0 on Daily Doubles
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
31.58% in first on buzzer (18/57)
Average Coryat: $18,000

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