Today’s Final Jeopardy – July 3, 2019


Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Mythology) for Wednesday, July 3, 2019 (Season 35, Episode 213):

In Homer there’s only one of these, from the Greek for “terrible”; later they became 3 scary sisters

(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Cathy Deobler, a retired teacher from Belle, West Virginia
Cathy Deobler on Jeopardy!
Dan Levy, a higher education administrator from Hartford, Connecticut
Dan Levy on Jeopardy!
Charlie Jorgenson, a librarian from Loveland, Colorado (1-day total: $32,800)
Charlie Jorgenson on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What are Gorgons?


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More information about Final Jeopardy:

Homer only wrote of a single Gorgon, a monster of the underworld; later, Hesiod increased it to three: Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa. Medusa is well-known for her hair of snakes and for being the only mortal Gorgon. when Perseus slew her, her severed head had the power of turning those who looked upon it to stone.


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

Scores going into Final:
Charlie $25,800
Dan $8,400
Cathy $2,400


Tonight’s results:
Cathy $2,400 – $2,400 = $0 (What are the muses?)
Dan $8,400 – $3,000 = $5,400 (Who were witches?)
Charlie $25,800 – $1,800 = $24,000 (2-day total: $56,800) (Who are the Furies?)


Charlie Jorgenson, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the July 3, 2019 game.)


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Charlie $5,800
Dan $3,600
Cathy $1,600


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) THERE’S A TIME & A PLACE FOR EVERYTHING $600 (23rd pick)
Cathy 0 +1000 (Charlie 3600 Dan 3400)
2) DONE IN BY THEIR OWN CREATIONS $1200 (18th pick)
Charlie 11800 +3000 (Dan 8800 Cathy 3200)
3) ITALIAN MUSIC TERMS $2000 (25th pick, $6,000 left on board)
Charlie 20000 +5000 (Dan 9200 Cathy 2800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 150


Unplayed clues:
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: THE LONG & THE SHORT OF BATTLE $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $2,000


Game Stats:
Charlie $21,000 Coryat, 25 correct, 3 incorrect, 41.07% in first on buzzer, 2/3 on rebound attempts
Dan $8,400 Coryat, 17 correct, 4 incorrect, 33.93% in first on buzzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts
Cathy $2,000 Coryat, 9 correct, 4 incorrect, 17.86% in first on buzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $31,400
Lach Trash: $9,400 (on 8 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $11,200


Charlie Jorgenson, stats to date:
45 correct, 5 incorrect
3/4 on rebound attempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
36.28% in first on buzzer (41/113)
3/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $11,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $18,300


Charlie Jorgenson, to win:
3 games: 71.110%
4: 50.566%
5: 35.957%
6: 25.569%
7: 18.182%
Avg. streak: 4.461 games.
Methodology: https://thejeopardyfan.com/2019/04/jeopardy-predictions-updated-methods.html


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Tournament of Champions projections:
With a projected 57 regular-play games to go prior to the Tournament of Champions cutoff, after 500,000 simulations, our model shows:
An average of 1.7682 5+-time champions (standard deviation 1.0922).
An average of 3.1404 4+-time champions (standard deviation 1.329).

An early cutoff took place 0.072% of the time (or a 5-game winner will be left out).

Charlie Jorgenson qualified 38.153% of the time.
Eric R. Backes qualified 92.419% of the time.
Anneke Garcia qualified 72.265% of the time.
Lindsey Shultz qualified 36.799% of the time.
Dave Leffler qualified 8.710% of the time.


Andy’s Thoughts:

  • It’s the first time since June 14 than an episode has not seen all 61 clues revealed.

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11 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – July 3, 2019"

  1. Jim Breed | July 3, 2019 at 5:15 pm |

    What was the name of the Illinois Dairy farmer that Charlie said he was writing about? Thanks.

  2. Another triple stumper in Final Jeopardy this week.

  3. Jim Breed | July 3, 2019 at 11:28 pm |

    Thank you Robert.

  4. Dorothy White | July 3, 2019 at 11:29 pm |

    What does it say on the ‘Don’t call me at 7:30’ t-shirt below that line? Rooting for Alex. Love watching Jeopardy & miss
    James Holzhauer.

  5. Dan Schoonover | July 4, 2019 at 10:17 pm |

    What was the question regarding Steve Carell as Dick Cheney?

  6. Dan Schoonover | July 5, 2019 at 11:45 am |

    Thanks Andy Saunders. Obviously, I misunderstood the question….

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