Today’s Final Jeopardy – December 6, 2018


Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category World Affairs 2018) for Thursday, December 6, 2018 (Season 35, Episode 64):

An Arab League Summit final statement rejected “interference” by this country often mistakenly called an Arab land itself

(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Pat Berwick, a retired technical editor from Houston, Texas
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Samir Patel, an anesthesiologist from Chicago, Illinois
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Dave Leffler, a retired police officer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (3-day total: $81,202)
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Correct response: What is Iran?


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More information about Final Jeopardy:

One of the overarching themes of the 2018 Arab League summit was denouncing the Iranian terrorist attacks in Arab countries and “its blatant interference in the affairs of Arab countries”, as was stated by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman.

Why is Iran not an Arab state? Language and history. Iran is the modern-day equivalent of the historical Persians; only a small minority of Iranians are Arabic.


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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!

Scores going into Final:
Dave $18,000
Pat $7,400
Samir $5,200


Tonight’s results:
Samir $5,200 + $2,201 = $7,401
Pat $7,400 – $301 = $7,099 (What is Russia Russia?)
Dave $18,000 + $900 = $18,900 (4-day total: $100,102) (What is Iran Iran?)


Dave Leffler, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the December 6, 2018 game.)


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Samir $2,400
Dave $2,000
Pat $1,400


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) WORD & PHRASE HISTORIES $600 (2nd pick)
Samir 400 +1000 (Dave 0 Pat 0)
2) IN THE RANGE $1200 (17th pick)
Dave 10800 +3000 (Pat 5400 Samir 4800)
3) LITERARY CADS $1200 (24th pick)
Dave 15400 +2600 (Pat 5400 Samir 5200)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 145


Unplayed clues:
J! round: AROUND LOS ANGELES $200, $400 & $600
DJ! Round: SINGLE-ARTIST MUSEUMS $1600 & $2000, IN THE RANGE $400 & $800
Total $ Left On Board: $6,000


Game Stats:
Dave $14,800 Coryat, 19 correct, 4 incorrect, 34.00% in first on buzzer, 2/4 on rebound attempts
Samir $4,800 Coryat, 13 correct, 4 incorrect, 30.00% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Pat $7,400 Coryat, 10 correct, 2 incorrect, 22.00% in first on buzzer, 0/1 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $27,000
Lach Trash: $12,000 (on 11 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $9,000


Dave Leffler, stats to date:
88 correct, 10 incorrect
8/10 on rebound attempts
36.57% in first on buzzer (79/216)
5/5 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $10,300)
4/4 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $17,350


Dave Leffler, to win:
5 games: 65.18%
6: 42.48%
7: 27.69%
8: 18.05%
9: 11.76%
Avg. streak: 5.872 games.


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3 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – December 6, 2018"

  1. ONE will get it.

  2. STUART L RUBIN | December 6, 2018 at 10:39 pm | Reply

    Dave was allowed a correct response early in the show for “Daylight Savings Time” whereas the correct phrase should be without the final s in Savings. Would not have made a difference because he won handily, but if the show wants to be technically correct, they should have pointed that out.

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