Today’s Final Jeopardy – Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category State Capitals East of the Mississippi) for Wednesday, June 24, 2020 (Season 35, Episode 134):

The last 2 letters of this city’s name are the U.S. postal abbreviation for the state that it’s the capital of

This episode originally aired on March 14, 2019.

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Kevin Salat, a product marketing manager from Seattle, Washington
Kevin Salat on Jeopardy!
Lindsey Shultz, a physician and health care analyst from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Lindsey Shultz on Jeopardy!
Barton Wong, a senior trading associate from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (2-day total: $56,000)
Barton Wong on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is Albany (NY)?

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

Scores going into Final:
Lindsey $28,100
Bartin $17,600
Kevin $7,600

Tonight’s results:
Kevin $7,600 + $7,600 = $15,200
Barton $17,600 + $17,600 = $35,200
Lindsey $28,100 + $7,101 = $35,201 (1-day total: $35,201)

Lindsey Shultz, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the March 14, 2019 game.)

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Lindsey $7,000
Barton $5,000
Kevin $3,600


Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
1) RIVER, RUN $400 (5th pick)
Kevin 200 +1000 (Lindsey 1200 Barton 0)
2) THE PLAY’S LAST LINES $1200 (6th pick)
Barton 7000 +5000 (Lindsey 7800 Kevin 3200)
3) THAT’S MY MATH OR SCIENCE THING! $1200 (16th pick)
Lindsay 11400 +5500 (Barton 16800 Kevin 3600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 220

Unplayed clues:
J! round: WINTER FELL $600 & HIGH GARDEN $600
DJ! Round: ON THE MOVE $2000 & ALL BETS ARE OFF $1200
Total $ Left On Board: $4,400

Game Stats:
Lindsey $23,800 Coryat, 26 correct, 1 incorrect, 49.06% in first on buzzer
Barton $13,800 Coryat, 16 correct, 0 incorrect, 24.53% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts
Kevin $7,000 Coryat, 10 correct, 1 incorrect, 18.87% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $44,600
Lach Trash: $3,600 (on 4 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $1,400

Barton Wong, final stats:
51 correct, 5 incorrect
3/3 on rebound attempts
28.13% in first on buzzer (45/160)
4/5 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $14,200)
3/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $12,467

Lindsey Shultz, stats to date:
27 correct, 1 incorrect
0/0 on rebound attempts
49.06% in first on buzzer (26/53)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $5,500)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $23,800

Andy’s Thoughts:

  • This was a very exciting and enjoyable game to watch.
  • It was nice to see Barton bet everything in the situation where it was most advisable as well.

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2 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – Wednesday, June 24, 2020"

  1. After being behind Barton $16,800 to $11,400 halfway through DJ, Lindsey dominated an incredible $16,700 to $800 entering FJ, setting up the exciting finish!

  2. RadioMattM | June 24, 2020 at 11:52 pm |

    Barton reminded me of some Olympic athletes:

    “The good news is you beat the old record. The bad news is you came in second.”

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