Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category British Poets) for Monday, September 25, 2017:
The statue of a sailor seen here in Watchet, England is based on a famous poem by this man
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Dennis Fawcett, a painter & handyman from San Diego, California
|Anupama Srirangan, a technology director from Aurora, Illinois
|Ivan Plis, a magazine editor from Washington, DC (1-day total: $23,200)
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Who is Samuel Taylor Coleridge?
The poem, of course, is Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “Rime of the Ancient Mariner”, the statue signifies the sailor with the albatross around his neck. In the poem, a sailor who shot a friendly albatross was forced to wear the carcass around his neck as a punishment.
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Scores going into Final:
Dennis $12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000 (1-day total: $24,000)
Ivan $15,500 + $4,000 = $19,500
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) LIBRARIANS $1000 (19th pick)
Ivan 2200 +800 (Dennis 3000 Anupama 200)
2) MYTHOLOGY $1600 (12th pick)
Ivan 9200 +2000 (Dennis 9200 Anupama -1800)
3) WORLD HISTORY $1200 (15th pick)
Ivan 12400 -2500 (Dennis 9200 Anupama -1800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 38
J! round: NFL TEAMS BY HALL OF FAMER $800 & $1000
DJ! Round: IT’S IN YOUR BODY $2000, LIBRA-RIANS $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $5,800
Dennis $12,000 Coryat, 15 correct, 3 incorrect, 26.42% in first on buzzer
Ivan $17,800 Coryat, 22 correct, 3 incorrect, 39.62% in first on buzzer
Anupama -$3,000 Coryat, 7 correct, 8 incorrect, 26.42% in first on buzzer
Lach Trash: $9,600 (on 11 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $11,800
Ivan Plis, final stats:
3/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $3,300)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
34.55% in first on buzzer (38/110)
Average Coryat: $17,300
Dennis Fawcett, stats to date:
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
26.42% in first on buzzer (14/53)
Average Coryat: $12,000
Dennis Fawcett, to win:
2 games: 39.48%
Avg. streak: 1.652 games.
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