Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Famous Doctors) for Friday, January 11, 2019 (Season 35, Episode 90):
Not an artist himself, he inspired the Surrealists but thought them “absolute cranks” until he met Dali in London in 1938
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Jocelyn Martich, a retired operations manager from Greensboro, North Carolina
|Sarah Ann, a library research professional from San Diego, California
|Anneke Garcia, an instructional design consultant from Salt Lake City, Utah (1-day total: $25,601)
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Correct response: Who is Sigmund Freud?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Because the Surrealists generally believed in engaging the unconscious aspects of the mind for creativity, Sigmund Freud quickly became the “patron saint” of the group, and Salvador Dali even painted a portrait of Freud (seen below).
Dali had made a few attempts to meet Freud in Vienna but was unable to, and only met Freud in London in 1938. The Freud Museum London currently has an exhibition running until next month about Freud’s influence on Dali and their London meeting.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Sarah $6,000 – $5,000 = $1,000 (Who is [sad kitty])
Jocelyn $18,400 – $10,000 = $8,400 (Who is Dr?)
Anneke $21,400 – $9,300 = $12,100 (Who is Dr. Dali) (2-day total: $37,701)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) GOING “DUTCH” $1000 (30th pick)
Sarah 3800 +3000 (Anneke 4600 Jocelyn 4400)
2) U.N. NAMEABLE $1200 (21st pick)
Jocelyn 7200 +3000 (Anneke 18200 Sarah 6000)
3) WRITERS WHO WENT TO JAIL $2000 (25th pick)
Jocelyn 13400 +5000 (Anneke 18200 Sarah 6000)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 158
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: FICTIONAL AMUSEMENT PARKS $1200 & $1600
Total $ Left On Board: $2,800
Anneke $21,400 Coryat, 25 correct, 1 incorrect, 45.45% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Jocelyn $13,600 Coryat, 14 correct, 0 incorrect, 21.82% in first on buzzer
Sarah $4,000 Coryat, 11 correct, 2 incorrect, 21.82% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $39,000
Lach Trash: $9.600 (on 8 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $2,600
Anneke Garcia, stats to date:
42 correct, 2 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts
36.04% in first on buzzer (40/111)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $19,100
Anneke Garcia, to win:
3 games: 67.96%
Avg. streak: 4.122 games.
Tournament of Champions projections:
With a projected 150 regular-play games to go prior to the Tournament of Champions cutoff, after 500,000 simulations, our model shows:
An average of 4.3561 5+-time champions (standard deviation 1.7362).
An average of 7.8351 4+-time champions (standard deviation 2.1403).
An early cutoff took place 24.697% of the time (or a 5-game winner will be left out).
Anneke Garcia qualified 32.372% of the time.
Dave Leffler qualified 47.634% of the time.
Jonathan Dinerstein qualified 21.632% of the time.
Alex Schmidt qualified 8.026% of the time.
Jackie Fuchs qualified 1.280% of the time.
Mary Ann Borer qualified 0.135% of the time.
- Sometimes a good player needs a fortuitous bounce or two in order to continue their run. I thought for sure that Anneke was going to lose today on this Final Jeopardy!, but the smaller bet in Final Jeopardy! (a bet which seemed to be designed to take Sarah out of play) worked to Anneke’s advantage.
- That being said, Sarah’s wager was, well, not one I would have made. In general, Sarah’s best chances of winning come with a wager of $0, and every other bet in this situation lessens her chances of winning.
- I would have been disappointed had Anneke lost, as I’ve been impressed with her breadth of knowledge over two days. Too many really good players have lost too soon over the past few months. I’m excited to see her continue her run on Monday.
- Pickle juice gelatin? I’ll pass.
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