Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category 19th Century Americans) for Wednesday, September 16, 2020 (Season 37, Game 3):
Obituaries called this man who died in 1820 a celebrated colonel, the first settler in Ky. & a man who delighted in perils & battle
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|David Ferrara, a realtor from Los Angeles, California
|Kelly Decker, an actress from Kagel Canyon, California
|Cory Barger, an orchestra musician from Riverside, California (2-day total: $37,400)
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Correct response: Who is Daniel Boone?
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Daniel Boone is best known today as one of America’s early frontiersmen; in the mid-1770s, he famously blazed a trail (known as the Wilderness Road) through the Cumberland Gap into what is now Kentucky. He spent the last two decades of his life in what is now Missouri after falling deeply into debt due to Kentucky land claims.
Many details of his life have been blurred due to his becoming a quasi-mythological figure in American history, a practice which even started during his lifetime thanks to John Filson’s “The Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boon”.
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Scores going into Final:
Kelly -$1,400 (By rule, did not participate in Final Jeopardy)
Cory $1,800 + $1,800 = $3,600 (Who is Daniel Boone?)
David $9,800 – $4,823 = $4,977 (Who is
Daniel Boone? Davey Crockett) (1-day total: $4,977)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) EUROPEAN HISTORY $1000 (clue #5)
Cory 800 -1000 (Kelly -200 David 400)
2) 6-LETTER WORDS $1600 (clue #16)
Kelly 5600 -3000 (Cory 1400 David 4800)
3) THE NAVAJO $1600 (clue #24)
David 12800 -3000 (Cory 1400 Kelly 2600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -177
J! Round: “YOU” IDIOM! $600 $800 $1000
DJ! Round: SAND PAINTING $1200 $1600
Total Left On Board: $5,200
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 9 (3.00 per episode average)
David $12,800 Coryat, 17 correct, 2 incorrect, 32.69% in first on buzzer (17/52), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
Cory $2,800 Coryat, 10 correct, 3 incorrect, 19.23% in first on buzzer (10/52), 2/2 on rebound attempts (on 6 rebound opportunities)
Kelly $1,600 Coryat, 12 correct, 7 incorrect, 30.77% in first on buzzer (16/52), 1/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $17,200
Lach Trash: $16,600 (on 13 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $15,000
Cory Barger, career statistics:
45 correct, 10 incorrect
4/6 on rebound attempts (on 17 rebound opportunities)
26.54% in first on buzzer (43/162)
2/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $2,500)
2/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $8,800
Kelly Decker, career statistics:
12 correct, 7 incorrect
1/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
30.77% in first on buzzer (16/52)
0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$3,000)
0/0 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $1,600
David Ferrara, career statistics:
17 correct, 3 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
32.69% in first on buzzer (17/52)
0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$3,000)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $12,800
David Ferrara, to win:
2 games: 33.304%
Avg. streak: 1.499 games.
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I BELIEVE your description of previous winner, the bassoon player, is incorrect grammatically.
The word “ORCHESTRA” is a noun. An adjective is proper; “ORCHESTRAL” MUSICIAN.
1) “orchestra musician” could also be considered a compound noun.
2) It’s not my description. We simply repeat the description used by the show.
Most appreciative of your thinking. Language is an organism, vibrant, changing and challenging and wonderfully receptive to people. Yet, there is always music, a timbre, that makes the usage of a word or phrase or concept natural and easily repeated. “ORCHESTRA MUSICIAN” adheres to none of the principles of language, almost a tongue tripper…orchestra musician …
Again, thank you, for your response.
Just this week saw the HIstory Channel series, “The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen”, so knew this one!
I understand, thru no fault of yours, you can no longer post results at 11 a.m. can you tell me at what time you are able to post them?
Effective at the beginning of the new season on Monday, WAKA (CBS Montgomery-Selma, Alabama) moved Jeopardy! from 9:30 am CT to 4:30 pm.
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Thank You, Matt!
Seems David didn’t remember the Alamo.
“Orchestra musician” would seem acceptable, since there are also “street musicians” and “studio musicians” and I suppose even “church musicians” could be acceptable.
Sad that some have to be reminded to go easy on the contestants. There have been some that i have not really liked, but they all got there to play, and it is different to be behind the podium than just watching from home. And, with the recent changes, there are probably subtle little differences from before. And, with a new producer, there are bound to be slight changes to staff and production values, too. Understand the safety protocols that are in place, some to protect Alex, but i feel sorry a bit for the current contestants, who do not get the same ‘personal’ photo with Alex that so many of us have gotten over 8,000 previous shows.
Very disappointed episode. Three wrong answers on the daily double resulted our first shutout of the season. Let’s hope tomorrow’s episode will be much better.
Too bad Kelly got eliminated after Double Jeopardy!, she was a lot of fun, and gave us a lot of humor in this game.
Poor Kelly. Tbh I don’t think I’ve ever wanted to meet a contestant as much as I’d like to meet her.
@Matthew, R. B.
I was rooting for Kelly, too. She, and her TSA/dinosaur story were so cute. Now, can someone explain David’s FJ! bet?
Yes, Kelly is one of the most upbeat, enthusiastic contestants, and leading halfway through DJ, before fading. Since David had a lock, any bet < $6200 works.
A curious (and morbid) factoid
about Daniel Boone: An
remains to this day as to where
exactly Boone is buried. Two
gravesites, two sets of remains: Team Missouri claims
that his remains are in Warren
County, Missouri; Team Kentucky
claims that they are in
Frankfort, Kentucky. I wonder
if King Solomon would have a
solution to this dispute.
Google the details.
A noun adjunct, attributive noun, qualifying noun, noun modifier, or apposite noun is an optional noun that modifies another noun . . .
Poor Kelly becoming our first dismissal of the new season. Oh well, contestants like her are mostly fun loving to say the least.
And all 3 DD’s were bust.
Is Alex losing it? How can he possibly think that Davy Crockett is a logical response? Does he not know that Davy Crockett died at the Alamo in 1836?
I also thought it was a logical enough guess.
I’m sure Alex does know that. I think he was pointing to how Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett have both been mythologized as heroes of the frontier, and how often they are confused.
If one remembered that 2011 was the dodransbicentennial of the Alamo, then yes, one would know that Davey Crockett didn’t die in 1820.
IF the correct response had been “Davy Crockett” would Dave’s answer of “Davey Crockett” have been disqualified??
Same “logic” as Barry vs. Berry.
Davey isn’t pronounced different than Davy.
Barry isn’t pronounced different from Berry.
“In 2017 Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley & Joe Walsh performed ‘Johnny B. Goode’ in tribute to this rock pioneer who had recently passed away”
“Who was Chuck Berry?”
Correct—but wait—did she pronounce it Berry, Barry, or Bury? We better check the tapes… 🤣
Ironically—the clue also mentions “Johnny B. Goode”, which also came up in this site’s discussion of yesterday’s kerfuffle…