Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category 17th Century Names) for Wednesday, July 17, 2019 (Season 35, Episode 223):
In the 1670s English author Charles Cotton built a fishing cabin on the banks of the River Dove to honor this friend & author
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Roey Hadar, a journalist from Arlington, Virginia
|Jennifer Abel, a graduate student from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Sam Kavanaugh, a teacher from Minneapolis, Minnesota (5-day total: $156,202)
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Correct response: Who is Izaak Walton?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Izaak Walton was the author of the 1653 book The Compleat Angler, a book about the joys of fishing. The final edition of the work, published in 1676, included contributions by Cotton. It was based on fishing manuals of the time, with Cotton contributing sections on fly fishing (and making artificial flies).
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Sam $6,000 – $6,000 = $0 (Who is Marlow?)
Jennifer $10,200 + $1,801 = $12,001
Roey $24,600 – $1,000 = $23,600 (1-day total: $23,600) (Who is Milton)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) NEW SHERIFF IN TOWN $1000 (23rd pick)
Roey 5600 -4000 (Sam 4000 Jennifer 3000)
2) AWARDS & HONORS $1600 (16th pick)
Roey 9400 +4000 (Sam 6800 Jennifer 5800)
3) A STAR IS BORN $1600 (19th pick)
Roey 14200 +4000 (Sam 6800 Jennifer 5800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -1
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0
Roey $23,800 Coryat, 30 correct, 3 incorrect, 49.12% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts
Jennifer $10,200 Coryat, 15 correct, 2 incorrect, 26.32% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts
Sam $6,000 Coryat, 11 correct, 2 incorrect, 22.81% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $40,000
Lach Trash: $4,800 (on 3 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $9,200
Sam Kavanaugh, final stats:
119 correct, 11 incorrect
3/4 on rebound attempts (on 22 rebound opportunities)
32.74% in first on buzzer (110/336)
9/10 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $55,200)
4/6 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,000
Roey Hadar, stats to date:
30 correct, 4 incorrect
2/2 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
49.12% in first on buzzer (28/57)
2/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,000)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $23,800
Roey Hadar, to win:
2 games: 74.563%
Avg. streak: 3.931 games.
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