Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category National Historical Parks) for Wednesday, December 11, 2019 (Season 36, Episode 68):
Est. in 2015, the Manhattan Project National Historical Park has sites in Hanford, Washington; Los Alamos, N.M.; & this Tennessee city
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Denise Page, an office manager & literary agency assistant from Maspeth, New York
|Doug Beckner, a scientific illustrator from San Francisco, California
|Jennifer Quail, a wine tasting consultant from Dowagiac, Michigan (5-day total: $149,500)
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Correct response: What is Oak Ridge?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Part of the Knoxville Metropolitan Area, Oak Ridge, Tennessee was established in 1942 as a production site for the Manhattan Project; following World War II, it moved under civilian control and is now the site of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory; this laboratory was part of the discovery of element 117, now named tennessine after the state.
The Manhattan Project National Historical Park was established in Los Alamos, Hanford, and Oak Ridge in 2015 to protect many of the structures associated with the Manhattan Project.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Doug $4,200 – $4,100 = $100 (What is Tennessee Valley)
Denise $6,600 – $6,599 = $1 (What is Nashville?)
Jennifer $19,400 + $2,500 = $21,900 (6-day total: $171,400)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) IN FULL $800 (20th pick)
Jennifer 4600 +1000 (Denise 3200 Doug 1200)
2) ITALIAN AUTHORS $1600 (4th pick)
Denise 5800 -2000 (Jennifer 6200 Doug 4600)
3) COMING OUT OF YOUR SHELL $2000 (23rd pick)
Doug 6600 -6000 (Jennifer 18200 Denise 7000)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -104
J! round: THE SECOND-LARGEST CITY IN THE STATE $600; TV MOMS $200
DJ! round: SCIENCE $400
Total $ Left On Board: $1,200
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 110 (1.62 per episode average), 1 Daily Double
Jennifer $19,200 Coryat, 24 correct, 3 incorrect, 48.15% in first on buzzer, 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 2 rebound opportunities)
Doug $10,200 Coryat, 11 correct, 2 incorrect, 20.37% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Denise $8,600 Coryat, 14 correct, 2 incorrect, 24.07% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $38,000
Lach Trash: $7,200 (on 6 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $7,600
Jennifer Quail, stats to date:
168 correct, 21 incorrect
9/13 on rebound attempts (on 24 rebound opportunities)
47.60% in first on buzzer (159/334)
11/11 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $25,000)
5/6 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $21,300
Jennifer Quail, to win:
7 games: 77.708%
Avg. streak: 9.486 games.
- $171,400 puts Jennifer 19th all-time in terms of regular play winnings. (Ben Ingram is 18th at $176,534).
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