Today’s Final Jeopardy – June 17, 2019


Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category New England) for Monday, June 17, 2019 (Season 35, Episode 201):

Neighborhoods in this city include Federal Street, Gallows Hill, & Witchcraft Heights

(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Ryan Presler, an 8th grader from Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Ryan Presler on Jeopardy!
Stephanie Pierson, a junior from Macon, Georgia
Stephanie Pierson on Jeopardy!
Teagan O’Sullivan, a freshman from Charlotte, North Carolina
Teagan O'Sullivan on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is Salem, Massachusetts?


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More information about Final Jeopardy:

In 1692, a physician in Salem, Massachusetts diagnosed numerous teenage girls as having been bewitched, beginning colonial America’s most famous case of mass hysteria. Nineteen were executed by hanging, another was crushed to death for refusing to plead, and five more died in incarceration.


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

Scores going into Final:
Teagan $19,300
Ryan $12,600
Stephanie $7,000


Tonight’s results:
Stephanie $7,000 + $6,999 = $13,999
Ryan $12,600 + $6,701 = $19,301
Teagan $19,300 + $5,901 = $25,201 (Automatic Semi-Finalist)


Teagan O'Sullivan, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the June 17, 2019 game.)


Wild card standings:
Monday: Teagan O’Sullivan, $25,201 ($19,300, $5,400)
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:
1. Ryan Presler, $19,301 ($12,600, $7,400), 99.212% to advance
2. Stephanie Pierson, $13,999 ($7,000, $1,400), 54.290% to advance
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Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Ryan $7,400
Teagan $5,400
Stephanie $1,400


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) AROUND THE HOUSE $1000 (24th pick)
Stephanie 2800 -2000 (Ryan 5000 Teagan 4800)
2) OLD BOOKS $2000 (5th pick)
Teagan 8200 -2000 (Ryan 8600 Stephanie 1400)
3) PLANTS & TREES $1600 (14th pick)
Teagan 9000 +1500 (Ryan 10200 Stephanie 2600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -79


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


Game Stats:
Teagan $21,400 Coryat, 24 correct, 3 incorrect, 43.86% in first on buzzer
Ryan $12,600 Coryat, 18 correct, 0 incorrect, 29.82% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Stephanie $9,000 Coryat, 13 correct, 2 incorrect, 21.05% in first on buzzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $43,000
Lach Trash: $5,800 (on 4 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,200


Teagan O’Sullivan, stats to date:
25 correct, 3 incorrect
0/0 on rebound attempts (on 0 rebound opportunities)
43.86% in first on buzzer (25/57)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$500)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $21,400

Ryan Presler, stats to date:
19 correct, 0 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
29.82% in first on buzzer (17/57)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $12,600

Stephanie Pierson, stats to date:
14 correct, 2 incorrect
1/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
21.05% in first on buzzer (12/57)
0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$2,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $9,000


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5 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – June 17, 2019"

  1. Maurine Gutowski | June 17, 2019 at 5:09 pm |

    This was a very easy FJ question. If I recall correctly, there were really no witches, but that summer was very cold and damp, and moldy crops were toxic to people’s bodies and minds, thus those weird hallucinations and behaviors. It’s going to be fun to watch the teens.

  2. As a native New Englander, I was secretly hoping that they would ding Teagan and Ryan for not being specific and responding with just “Salem,” since there are three municipalities in New England named “Salem,” and two of them are within 30 miles/50 kilometers of Boston, but figured that they would not since it is in fact the Teen Tournament. However, upon further review, the clue said “city,” and Salem, Massachusetts is the only city with that name, as the other two are towns. Therefore, the result is acceptable.

  3. Ed Collins | June 18, 2019 at 12:03 am |

    I’m a little surprised they allowed “Salem” by itself as a correct response, rather than “Salem, Massachusetts.” Hopefully they didn’t do this simply because they were teens, as I’d like to seem them apply the same standards to teens as they do to adults.

    • There’s only one city in New England named Salem, Ed. All others are towns.

      • Ed Collins | June 18, 2019 at 12:08 pm |

        Ah. The category was NEW ENGLAND. I hadn’t realized that (or noticed it) when I made my post. That makes all the difference in the world. Thanks.

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