Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Shakespeare) for Monday, October 29, 2018 (Season 35, Episode 36):
Aptly, Shakespeare used “moon” & “moonlight” more times in this play than in any other
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Neill Mohammad, a healthcare consultant from De Kalb, Illinois
|Soyia Ellison, a nonprofit communications professional from Decature, Georgia
|Tori Campbell, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois (1-day total: $2,198)
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Correct response: What is A Midsummer Night’s Dream?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
According to Open Source Shakespeare, the word “moon” was used in 23 different speeches in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, compared to only 10 in Love’s Labour’s Lost and the 8 in The Taming of the Shrew. “Moonlight” occurs in 5 speeches A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1 apiece for The Merchant of Venice and The Taming of the Shrew.)
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Scores going into Final:
Neill $9,800 + $9,800 = $19,600
Soyia $9,800 + $9,798 = $19,598
Tori $17,800 + $1,801 = $19,601 (2-day total: $21,799)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) THE STATE-LY COLLEGE $800 (15th pick)
Tori 800 +800 (Neill 1200 Soyia 800)
2) JOUST $1200 (10th pick)
Soyia 6200 +2000 (Neill 7400 Tori 5400)
3) FROGGER $2000 (28th pick) ($3600 remaining on the board)
Tori 17400 +2000 (Soyia 11400 Neill 9800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 124
J! round: SPEAKING SOME LEGALESE $200, FACTS & FIGURES $200
DJ! Round: MISSAL COMMAND $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $2,400
Tori $17,800 Coryat, 22 correct, 2 incorrect, 35.19% in first on buzzer, 2/3 on rebound attempts
Neill $9,800 Coryat, 14 correct, 2 incorrect, 29.63% in first on buzzer
Soyia $9,000 Coryat, 13 correct, 1 incorrect, 24.07% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $36,600
Lach Trash: $9,800 (on 8 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,200
Tori Campbell, stats to date:
42 correct, 5 incorrect
2/3 on rebound attempts
37.14% in first on buzzer (39/105)
2/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,800)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $15,800
Tori Campbell, to win:
3 games: 48.80%
Avg. streak: 2.953 games.
- Had Soyia and Neill finished the game tied in second place, Soyia would have had the extra $1,000, by virtue of having a higher score than Neill after the Jeopardy! round.
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