Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Women Playwrights) for Friday, July 24, 2020 (Season 10, Game 65):
1 of 3 women who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in the 1980s
This episode originally aired on December 3, 1993.
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(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Leslie Frates, a Spanish teacher from Hayward, California (yesterday’s total: $100)
|Tom Nosek, an engineer from Torrance, California (yesterday’s total: $13,600)
|Frank Spangenberg, a transit cop from Douglaston, New York (yesterday’s total: $600)
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Correct response: Who are Beth Henley, Marsha Norman, or Wendy Wasserstein?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Beth Henley won for Crimes of the Heart, Marsha Norman for ‘Night, Mother, and Wendy Wasserstein won for The Heidi Chronicles.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Tom $4,000 – $4,000 = $0 + $13,600 = $13,600 (2nd place: $13,600) (Who is Helmann?)
Frank $8,100 + $8,100 = $16,200 + $600 = $16,800 (Winner: $41,800) (Who is Wendy Wasserstein?)
Leslie $13,000 – $8,601 = $4,399 + $100 = $4,400 (3rd place: $7,500) (Who is Abramowitz?)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) 1500 $400 (clue #8)
Leslie 300 +500 (Frank 0 Tom 0)
2) UN SECRETARIES GENERAL $1000 (clue #1)
Tom 1600 +1000 (Frank 2900 Leslie 2100)
3) WORLD FACTS $600 (clue #27)
Leslie 10300 +2700 (Frank 7500 Tom 3600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 126
J! Round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total Left On Board: $0
Frank $8,100 Coryat, 21 correct, 1 incorrect, 38.60% in first on buzzer (22/57), 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 1 rebound opportunity)
Leslie $10,800 Coryat, 24 correct, 1 incorrect, 40.35% in first on buzzer (23/57), 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 1 rebound opportunity)
Tom $4,000 Coryat, 10 correct, 1 incorrect, 15.79% in first on buzzer (9/57), 0/1 on rebound attempts (on 2 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $22,900
Lach Trash: $2,900 (on 5 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $1,200
- Career to date statistics for our three players in this game are not known.
- An interesting post-script: As a result of Wendy Wasserstein being impressed that someone responded correctly with her name, she took Frank out to dinner.
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