Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Presidents & the Movies) for Thursday, February 7, 2019 (Season 35, Episode 109):
3 Presidential films, all directed by Oliver Stone, have a total of only 9 letters in their titles–“Nixon” & these 2
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Alan Florendo, a software developer from St. Louis, Missouri
|Amanda Basta, an attorney from Arlington, Virginia
|Bif Reiser, a mathematician from Portland, Oregon (1-day total: $28,001)
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Correct response: What are JFK and W.?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
1991’s JFK was about the John F. Kennedy assassination, and how New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison investigated the assassination outside of the Warren Commission, which had concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. 2008’s W. was about the life and Presidency of George W. Bush, which starred Josh Brolin as the 43rd President.
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Scores going into Final:
Amanda $3,200 + $3,199 = $6,399 (What
is are W & JFK? Hi Ellie Liv Anna & Luke)
Alan $9,000 – $1,000 = $8,000 (What are JFK & LBJ?)
Bif $32,800 – $0 = $32,800 (2-day total: $60,801) (What are 2 films I have)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 16 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) MARCH ON! $600 (27th pick)
Bif 4000 +2000 (Alan 5800 Amanda 800)
2) THE GRAND TOUR $1200 (5th pick)
Bif 8800 +3000 (Alan 6200 Amanda 800)
3) A MAN OF CONSTANT $1600 (7th pick)
Bif 13000 +3000 (Alan 6200 Amanda 800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 107
J! round: MARCH ON! $400
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $400
Bif $28,200 Coryat, 31 correct, 1 incorrect, 50.00% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Alan $9,000 Coryat, 17 correct, 4 incorrect, 35.71% in first on buzzer, 0/1 on rebound attempts
Amanda $3,200 Coryat, 5 correct, 1 incorrect, 7.14% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $40,400
Lach Trash: $7,200 (on 6 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $6,000
Bif Reiser, stats to date:
51 correct, 2 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts
40.71% in first on buzzer (46/113)
4/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $9,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $23,900
Bif Reiser, to win:
3 games: 80.93%
Avg. streak: 6.243 games.
Tournament of Champions projections:
With a projected 131 regular-play games to go prior to the Tournament of Champions cutoff, after 500,000 simulations, our model shows:
An average of 4.1007 5+-time champions (standard deviation 1.6381).
An average of 7.1533 4+-time champions (standard deviation 1.9961).
An early cutoff took place 7.517% of the time (or a 5-game winner will be left out).
Bif Reiser qualified 63.249% of the time.
Anneke Garcia qualified 76.598% of the time.
Dave Leffler qualified 54.712% of the time.
Jonathan Dinerstein qualified 28.186% of the time.
Alex Schmidt qualified 8.869% of the time.
John Presloid qualified 1.989% of the time.
Jackie Fuchs qualified 0.195% of the time.
- Bif’s Coryat of $28,200 is the highest since Alan Dun’s $29,600 (on Alan’s 2nd game).
- Effective in first on buzzer percentages: Bif 53.85% (28/52), Alan 38.46% (20/52), Amanda 7,69% (4/52)
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