Today’s Final Jeopardy – August 31, 2017

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Foreign Words & Phrases) for Thursday, August 31, 2017:

Often used to describe artists ahead of their time, it was also the name of a youth militia in WWII Vichy France

(This game originally aired on May 11, 2017.)

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Lindsey Henry, a 1st grade teacher from Waco, Texas
Lindsay Henry on Jeopardy!
Nan Cohen, a high school English teacher from Van Nuys, California
Nan Cohen on Jeopardy!
Michael Camp, a high school Spanish teacher from Chicago, Illinois
Michael Camp on Jeopardy!

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What is avant-garde?

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Scores going into Final:
Nan $15,400
Michael $11,400
Lindsey $7,400

Final results:
Lindsey $7,400 – $7,399 = $1 (What is enginue?)
Michael $11,400 + $3,400 = $14,800
Nan $15,400 + $7,401 = $22,801 (automatic semifinalist)

Nan Cohen, winner of the August 31, 2017 Jeopardy! episode

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Nan $6,600
Lindsey $3,400
Michael $2,200

Wild Card scores (and qualification chances):
Monday: Gail Ansheles, $15,800 ($13,800, $3,800)
Tuesday: Mary Parker, $26,650 ($22,000, $6,600)
Wednesday: David Clemmons, $10,800 ($10,400, $4,800)
Thursday: Nan Cohen, $22,801 ($15,400, $6,600)
Friday:
1) Michael Camp $14,800 ($11,400, $2,200)
2) Sara Holub $14,400 ($9,400, $4,600)

3) Eduardo Sevilla $12,005 ($13,800, $1,800), 93.454% chance of advancing
4) Graham Toben $8,400 ($8,400, $800), 33.176% chance of advancing

5) Cody Vest $6,800 ($10,400, $1,600)
6) Stephanie Mitchell $4,800 ($8,800, $5,200)
7) George Deane $2,100 ($9,100, $4,100)
8) Lindsey Henry $1 ($7,400, $3,400)
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Daily Double locations:
1) THIS IS “US” $600 (10th pick)
Nan 800 +1000 (Michael 1400 Lindsay 1400)

2) U.S. CITIES $1600 (10th pick)
Lindsay 5400 -2000 (Nan 9800 Michael 3400)
3) THE SILENT MOVIE ERA $1600 (27th pick)
Michael 10200 +1200 (Nan 13400 Lindsay 7000)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 75

Unplayed clues: None!

Game Stats:
Nan $15,000 Coryat, 17 correct, 1 incorrect, 28.07% in first on buzzer
Michael $11,800 Coryat, 17 correct, 2 incorrect, 29.82% in first on buzzer
Lindsey $9,400 Coryat, 13 correct, 2 incorrect, 22.81% in first on buzzer
Lach Trash: $13,800 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $4,000

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Nan Cohen, stats to date:
18 correct
1 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
28.07% in first on buzzer (16/57)
Average Coryat: $15,000

Michael Camp, stats to date:
18 correct
2 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,200)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
29.82% in first on buzzer (17/57)
Average Coryat: $11,800

Lindsey Henry, stats to date:
13 correct
3 incorrect
0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$2,000)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
22.81% in first on buzzer (13/57)
Average Coryat: $9,400

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