Today’s Final Jeopardy – November 9, 2018

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Holidays & Observances) for Quarterfinal #3 of the 2018 Teen Tournament on Friday, November 9, 2018 (Season 35, Episode 45):

Puebla is the only Mexican state that officially celebrates this spring holiday that is now more popular in the U.S.

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Claire Sattler, a senior from Bonita Springs, Florida
Claire Sattler on Jeopardy!
Audrey Satchivi, a senior from Carmel, Indiana
Audrey Satchivi on Jeopardy!
Dan Oxman, a senior from South Orange, New Jersey
Dan Oxman on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is Cinco de Mayo?

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Cinco de Mayo is a commemmoration of the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, where Mexican forces defeated the French. Between this and yesterday’s Final Jeopardy about Napoleon, is the show deliberately highlighting French military defeat this week?

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Scores going into Final:
Claire $15,200
Audrey $13,400
Dan -$2,400

Tonight’s results:
Dan -$2,400
Audrey $13,400 + $5,400 = $18,800 (Automatic Semi-Finalist)
Claire $15,200 + $1,799 = $16,999

Audrey Satchivi, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the November 9, 2018 game.)

Wild card standings:
Wednesday: Maya Wright, $26,200 ($18,200, $6,600)
Thursday: Caleb Richmond, $20,200 ($20,200, $11,200)
Friday: Audrey Satchivi, $18,800 ($13,400, $6,200)

1) Emma Arnold, $18,400 ($15,400, $2,200), 99.962% to advance
2) Claire Sattler, $16,999 ($15,200, $4,800), 97.837% to advance
3) Anish Maddipoti, $3,600 ($6,400, $6,200), 2.481% to advance
4) Rotimi Kukoyi, $1 ($7,600, $3,400), 0.007% to advance

5) Isabella Pagano $0 ($8,000, $3,600)
6) Dan Oxman -$2,400 (-$2,400, $400)

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Audrey $6,200
Claire $4,800
Dan $400


Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
1) WORD ORIGINS $600 (6th pick)
Dan 400 -1000 (Audrey 800 Claire 800)
2) NATURE $1600 (8th pick)
Dan -400 -2000 (Audrey 8600 Claire 6400)
3) POSSESSIVE BOOK TITLES $1200 (12th pick)
Claire 9200 +2000 (Audrey 8600 Dan -6400)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -178

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

Game Stats:
Audrey $13,400 Coryat, 16 correct, 0 incorrect, 22.81% in first on buzzer, 3/3 on rebound attempts
Claire $14,400 Coryat, 17 correct, 3 incorrect, 28.07% in first on buzzer, 3/4 on rebound attempts
Dan $600 Coryat, 15 correct, 11 incorrect, 38.60% in first on buzzer, 0/2 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $28,400
Lach Trash: $11,200 (on 10 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $14,400

Audrey Satchivi, stats to date:
17 correct, 0 incorrect
3/3 on rebound attempts
22.81% in first on buzzer (13/57)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $13,400

Claire Sattler, stats to date:
18 correct, 3 incorrect
3/4 on rebound attempts
28.07% in first on buzzer (16/57)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $2,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,400

Dan Oxman, stats to date:
15 correct, 11 incorrect
0/2 on rebound attempts
38.60% in first on buzzer (22/57)
0/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$3,000)
0/0 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $600


  • A wild card score of $15,200, knowing no other scores, is 66.8% to advance. A score of $3,599, knowing no other scores, is 0.1% to advance. Claire was correct to bet as conservatively as she did.

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2 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – November 9, 2018"

  1. Also, from the 2006 Tournament Of Champions to the 2011 Tournament Of Champions, the podiums were assigned to the contestants by alphabetical order of last name. This stopped happening in the 2013 Tournament Of Champions. Instead, the podiums went back to being assigned to champions by numerical order of money won in their original appearances on ”JEOPARDY!”.

  2. The clues and the daily doubles were mean to Dan.

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