Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Medical History) for Thursday, June 11, 2020 (Season 36, Game 189):
One of the first recorded autopsies was performed on this man & revealed 23 puncture marks
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Jennifer Kosmin, a history professor from Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
|Iman Shervington, a filmmaker from Los Angeles, California
|Zach Newkirk, an attorney from Alexandria, Virginia (2-day total: $44,600)
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Correct response: Who is Julius Caesar?
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During the assassination of Julius Caesar on the Ides of March, 44 BCE, he was stabbed 23 times. Interestingly, the autopsy performed on him determined that only one wound of the 23, a piercing of his aorta, was ultimately fatal.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Iman $1,200 – $1,100 = $100 (Who is ?)
Jennifer $7,800 – $7,800 = $0 (Who is)
Zach $21,800 – $726 = $21,074 (Who is Bram Stoker?) (3-day total: $65,674)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) SPEAK LOUDER $800 (clue #26)
Jennifer 3200 +800 (Zach 4800 Iman -800)
2) PATRON SAINTS $1200 (clue #12)
Jennifer 7400 -2000 (Zach 8800 Iman -1600)
3) THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES $1600 (clue #17)
Zach 12000 +5000 (Iman -1600 Jennifer 6200)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 40
J! Round: SPEAK LOUDER $200 $400 $600
DJ! Round: None!
Total Left On Board: $1,200
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 381 (2.02 per episode average), 5 Daily Doubles
Zach $18,400 Coryat, 20 correct, 0 incorrect, 29.63% in first on buzzer (16/54), 3/3 on rebound attempts (on 5 rebound opportunities)
Iman $1,200 Coryat, 7 correct, 4 incorrect, 18.52% in first on buzzer (10/54), 0/1 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Jennifer $9,800 Coryat, 14 correct, 3 incorrect, 25.93% in first on buzzer (14/54), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $29,400
Lach Trash: $18,400 (on 16 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,800
Zach Newkirk, career statistics:
56 correct, 7 incorrect
9/11 on rebound attempts (on 18 rebound opportunities)
27.67% in first on buzzer (44/159)
4/5 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $11,600)
2/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $15,867
Iman Shervington, career statistics:
7 correct, 5 incorrect
0/1 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
18.52% in first on buzzer (10/54)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $1,200
Jennifer Kosmin, career statistics:
14 correct, 4 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
25.93% in first on buzzer (14/54)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$1,200)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $9,800
Zach Newkirk, to win:
4 games: 60.849%
Avg. streak: 4.554 games.
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Or a two day total of $44,600
I feel great today, getting a final correct that stumped all 3 players on the show. Thankful I watched the movie Cleopatra.
me, too….but I never watched Cleopatra. It was just the first famous notable person I could think of that died by stab wounds. made me also think of Murder on the Orient Express, but that wasn’t real and was less stab wounds
Guessing Zach’s FJ reply of Bram Stoker was meant as a humorous reference to Dracula 😊. If no more taping of shows for this season, and producers decide to determine TOC based on current top 15, Zach would seem to qualify, but if not winning tomorrow and after the break likely necessary to seal the deal.
Tough Final as we got a triple stumper.
I was a little perplexed by Jennifer’s FJ bet. It cost her $1,000. She had second place money in the bag. I guess she wanted to try to get closer to Zach’s total in case he made a really bold or incredibly bad bet in Final. Just seems like, strategically, she might have wanted to make sure not to go lower than $2401, which would have ensured she stayed in second place. Anyway, congrats to Zach on another dominating performance.
Dazzling game play! I got 8 of the 16 Triple Stumpers, a Daily Double, and a Triple Stumper Final. I hope Zach thanked his opponents . . .