Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Animal AKAs) for Wednesday, October 2, 2019 (Season 36, Episode 18):
It’s also called the czar fish
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Bill Sikov, a medical oncologist from Providence, Rhode Island
|Julie Triba, a quality assurance analyst from Washington, D.C.
|Kevin Boettcher, a university administrator from Binghamton, New York (1-day total: $23,000)
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Correct response: What is a sturgeon?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
The famed sturgeon, whose roe is used for expensive caviar worldwide, is of great Russian national pride, so much so that it gained the nickname “czar fish”. Unfortunately, the relentless hunt for the roe has pushed the fish nearly to extinction.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Julie $10,800 – $6,000 = $4,800 (What is a)
Bill $13,200 + $8,410 = $21,610
Kevin $15,200 + $11,201 = $26,401 (2-day total: $49,401)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) UNTRUE DETECTIVE $800 (15th pick)
Bill 4800 +2400 (Kevin 2800 Julie 0)
2) THE 17th CENTURY $1200 (1st pick)
Julie 1800 +1800 (Bill 5600 Kevin 3600)
3) THE NEAREST OTHER NATIONAL CAPITAL $1200 (5th pick)
Kevin 4000 +4000 (Bill 5600 Julie 4400)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 240
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL $1600 & $2000; GOVERNMENT & POLITICS $800; THE 17th CENTURY $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $6,400
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 50 (2.78 per episode average)
Kevin $12,400 Coryat, 23 correct, 4 incorrect, 45.28% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Bill $11,600 Coryat, 16 correct, 4 incorrect, 32.08% in first on buzzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Julie $10,200 Coryat, 10 correct, 0 incorrect, 16.98% in first on buzzer, 0/0 on rebound attmempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $34,200
Lach Trash: $7,600 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,800
Kevin Boettcher, stats to date:
51 correct, 6 incorrect
5/5 on rebound attempts (on 8 rebound opportunities)
42.99% in first on buzzer (46/107)
4/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $10,800)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $17,900
Kevin Boettcher, to win:
3 games: 67.134%
Avg. streak: 4.043 games.
- At 30 characters, today’s Final Jeopardy is the shortest Final Jeopardy! clue since June 21, 2006 (AUTHORS: “Author seen here with his son”) and the shortest clue without an accompanying picture since October 18, 1995 (THE CARIBBEAN: “Its peso is symbolized R.D.$”)
- $6,400 is the largest combined dollar value left on the board since $7,600 was left on the board on March 13.
- Kudos to all three players for their excellent Final Jeopardy! wagers in this situation.
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