Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category American Landmarks) for Thursday, January 10, 2019 (Season 35, Episode 89):
Eyewitness Jose Marti wrote, “Luckless Irishmen, Poles, Italians…run toward the wharves” to see its dedication
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Anneke Garcia, an instructional design consultant from Salt Lake City, Utah
|Dave Kaplan, a retired mixed martial artist from Westford, Massachusetts
|Jessica Holloway, an art education student from The Woodlands, Texas (2-day total: $54,401)
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Correct response: What is the Statue of Liberty?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886; Cuban writer José Martí wrote an article about the dedication for the daily La Nación, which includes the quote above.
You can find a Martí book which contains the full article here.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Jessica $12,800 + $12,800 = $25,600
Anneke $19,200 + $6,401 = $25,601 (1-day total: $25,601)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) ON THE RADIO $800 (4th pick)
Jessica 400 +1000 (Anneke 200 Dave 0)
2) SCHOOL WITHIN A SCHOOL $2000 (2nd pick)
Dave 4400 -4400 (Jessica 9600 Anneke 3600)
3) WORDS ABOUT WORDS $1600 (5th pick)
Anneke 5600 +4000 (Jessica 9600 Dave -2000)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 71
J! round: NONFICTION $200
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $200
Anneke $16,800 Coryat, 16 correct, 0 incorrect, 26.79% in first on buzzer
Jessica $12,600 Coryat, 22 correct, 2 incorrect, 41.07% in first on buzzer
Dave $3,600 Coryat, 10 correct, 4 incorrect, 21.43% in first on buzzer, 0/1 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $33,000
Lach Trash: $11,600 (on 10 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $9,200
Jessica Holloway, final stats:
60 correct, 6 incorrect
5/5 on rebound attempts
34.13% in first on buzzer (57/167)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
3/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $13,333
Anneke Garcia, stats to date:
17 correct, 0 incorrect
0/0 on rebound attempts
26.79% in first on buzzer (15/56)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $16,800
Anneke Garcia, to win:
2 games: 62.01%
Avg. streak: 2.632 games.
Tournament of Champions projections:
With a projected 151 regular-play games to go prior to the Tournament of Champions cutoff, after 500,000 simulations, our model shows:
An average of 4.2667 5+-time champions (standard deviation 1.7285).
An average of 7.6985 4+-time champions (standard deviation 2.1347).
An early cutoff took place 23.101% of the time (or a 5-game winner will be left out).
Anneke Garcia qualified 15.015% of the time.
Dave Leffler qualified 49.827% of the time.
Jonathan Dinerstein qualified 23.218% of the time.
Alex Schmidt qualified 8.884% of the time.
Jackie Fuchs qualified 1.491% of the time.
Mary Ann Borer qualified 0.169% of the time.
- The only other game in my dataset where the Daily Doubles have been taken out of the way sooner in regular play was July 3, 2017; (1st clue of the J! round, 3rd and 6th in DJ!).
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