Today’s Final Jeopardy – September 8, 2017

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category U.S. Cities) for Friday, September 8, 2017:

In 2015 it returned to the list of the 50 most populous U.S. cities, 10 years after dropping off

(This game originally aired on May 19, 2017.)

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Mary Parker, a high school French & English teacher from Rogers, Arkansas (Yesterday’s total: $3,600)
Mary Parker on Jeopardy!
Nan Cohen, a high school English teacher from Van Nuys, California (Yesterday’s total: $9,000)
Nan Cohen on Jeopardy!
David Clemmons, an 11th grade U.S. history teacher from Fort Worth, Texas (Yesterday’s total: $10,000)
David Clemmons on Jeopardy!

Remember, today’s scores get added to yesterday’s to determine the overall winner of the tournament!

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What is New Orleans?

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Scores going into Final:
David $18,200
Nan $17,800
Mary $17,200

Final results:
Mary $17,200 – $2,000 = $15,200 + $3,600 = $18,800 (What is Detroit?) ($25,000)
Nan $17,800 + $0 = $17,800 + $9,000 = $26,800 ($50,000)
David $18,200 + $17,800 = $36,000 + $10,000 = $46,000 ($100,000)

David Clemmons, champion of the 2017 Teachers Tournament and winner of the September 8, 2017 episode of Jeopardy!

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
David $6,600
Nan $5,400
Mary $4,800

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Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
1) STATE NICKNAMES $800 (2nd pick)
Mary 1000 +1000 (David 0 Nan 0)

2) POETRY $2000 (6th pick)
Mary 6800 +3000 (Nan 7800 David 7400)
3) ALTERNATIVE FACTS $1200 (28th pick)
Mary 12200 +5000 (Nan 17800 David 17000)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 185

Unplayed clues: None!

Game Stats:
David $18,200 Coryat, 23 correct, 1 incorrect, 42.11% in first on buzzer
Nan $17,800 Coryat, 17 correct, 0 incorrect, 26.32% in first on buzzer
Mary $12,200 Coryat, 17 correct, 3 incorrect, 28.07% in first on buzzer
Lach Trash: $2,600 (on 3 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $3,200

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David Clemmons, stats to date:
77 correct
9 incorrect
2/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
4/4 in Final Jeopardy
32.74% in first on buzzer (74/226)
Average Coryat: $13,900

Nan Cohen, stats to date:
75 correct
7 incorrect
4/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $14,500)
3/4 in Final Jeopardy
30.70% in first on buzzer (70/228)
Average Coryat: $15,350

Mary Parker, stats to date:
78 correct
13 incorrect
4/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $10,000)
2/4 in Final Jeopardy
33.19% in first on buzzer (75/226)
Average Coryat: $14,500

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