Today’s Final Jeopardy – September 3, 2018

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Cities in Literature) for semifinal #1 of the 2018 Teachers Tournament (encore presentation) on Monday, September 3, 2018 (Season 34, Episode 176):

In “Gone with the Wind”, Rhett Butler says this city named for a monarch “is the South, only intensified”

(This episode originally aired on May 14, 2018.)

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Erika Eason, a K-12 technology teacher from Derwood, Maryland
Erika Eason on Jeopardy!
Scott Montanaro, a high school history & psychology teacher from Portland, Oregon
Scott Montanaro on Jeopardy!
Steve Mond, a 9th and 10th grade math teacher from Midvale, Utah
Steve Mond on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is Charleston, South Carolina?

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In Gone with the Wind, Charleston is the home city of Rhett Butler; the city was founded in 1670 to honor King Charles II of England.

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Scores going into Final:
Steve $14,900
Erika $12,600
Scott $1,200

Tonight’s results:
Scott $1,200 – $1,200 = $0 (What is Charlottesville?)
Erika $12,600 – $10,000 = $2,600 (What is Atlanta Savanna?)
Steve $14,900 – $10,301 = $4,599 (What is Atlanta Charlotte?)

Steve Mond, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the September 3, 2018 episode.)

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Erika $7,000
Steve $6,800
Scott $1,800


Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
1) STAND & DELIVER $600 (9th pick)
Steve -400 +1000 (Erika 1800 Scott 200)
2) 10-LETTER WORDS $800 (22nd pick)
Scott 4200 -3000 (Erika 12600 Steve 12400)
3) SUPER CONDUCTORS $1200 (25th pick)
Steve 14400 -1500 (Erika 12600 Scott 1200)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 18

Unplayed clues:
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0

Game Stats:
Steve $16,000 Coryat, 25 correct, 6 incorrect, 50.88% in first on buzzer
Erika $12,600 Coryat, 17 correct, 2 incorrect, 26.32% in first on buzzer, 3/5 on rebound attempts
Scott $4,200 Coryat, 9 correct, 3 incorrect, 14.04% in first on buzzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $32,800
Lach Trash: $11,400 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $9,800

Steve Mond, stats to date:
42 correct, 7 incorrect
0/0 on rebound attempts
38.60% in first on buzzer (44/114)
2/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $500)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $13,000

Erika Eason, stats to date:
29 correct, 5 incorrect
4/6 on rebound attempts
24.56% in first on buzzer (28/114)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
0/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $11,900

Scott Montanaro, stats to date:
25 correct, 5 incorrect
3/4 on rebound attempts
18.42% in first on buzzer (21/114)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$2,500)
0/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $10,200


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