Today’s Final Jeopardy – Thursday, October 22, 2020


Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category 20th Century Art) for Thursday, October 22, 2020 (Season 37, Game 29):

In occupied Paris, a German officer asked Picasso if he had done this masterpiece; he replied, “No, you did”

(correct response beneath the contestants)

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Today’s contestants:

Colin Davy, a data scientist originally from Chicago, Illinois
Colin Davy on Jeopardy!
Lindsey Packer, a miniaturist originally from Los Angeles, California
Lindsey Packer on Jeopardy!
Aimee Lim, a library page from Arcadia, California (1-day total: $25,200)
Aimee Lim on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is “Guernica”?


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Pablo Picasso’s famous 1937 painting “Guernica” was inspired by a fascist bombing of that Spanish City during the Spanish Civil War. As the story has been recounted since, during World War II, Picasso was living in occupied Paris and was asked by a Nazi officer, referring to a photograph of the painting, “Did you do this?”; Picasso’s reply was the famed “No, you did”, referring to the fascists’ role in the original bombing.

The painting was not allowed to be exhibited in Spain itself, on Picasso’s insistence, until Spain was a republic; it did not receive exhibit in that country until 1981, after it became a constitutional monarchy.

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

Scores going into Final:
Colin $18,400
Lindsey $13,000
Aimee $4,400


Tonight’s results:
Aimee $4,400 + $4,000 = $8,400 (What is Guernica?)
Lindsey $13,000 + $7,000 = $20,000 (What is Guernica?)
Colin $18,400 + $7,700 = $26,100 (What is Guernica?) (1-day total: $26,100)


Colin Davy, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the October 22, 2020 game.)


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Lindsey $7,000
Colin $5,000
Aimee $2,800


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) LITERARY CHARACTERS $800 (clue #6)
Lindsey 2200 +1000 (Aimee 0 Colin 1000)
2) CAPITAL BIRTHPLACES $1600 (clue #2)
Colin 5400 +5400 (Aimee 2800 Lindsey 7000)
3) CHEMICAL ELEMENTS $1200 (clue #5)
Colin 12000 +4000 (Aimee 2800 Lindsey 7000)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 179


Unplayed clues:
J! Round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total Left On Board: $0
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 60 (2.07 per episode average), 1 Daily Double


Game Stats:
Colin $11,800 Coryat, 20 correct, 4 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer (21/57), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Lindsey $12,800 Coryat, 14 correct, 0 incorrect, 15.79% in first on buzzer (9/57), 4/4 on rebound attempts (on 8 rebound opportunities)
Aimee $4,400 Coryat, 14 correct, 5 incorrect, 31.58% in first on buzzer (18/57), 0/1 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $29,000
Lach Trash: $15,200 (on 12 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $9,800

Aimee Lim, career statistics:
29 correct, 6 incorrect
2/4 on rebound attempts (on 9 rebound opportunities)
25.44% in first on buzzer (29/114)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $8,500

Lindsey Packer, career statistics:
15 correct, 0 incorrect
4/4 on rebound attempts (on 8 rebound opportunities)
15.79% in first on buzzer (9/57)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $12,800

Colin Davy, career statistics:
21 correct, 4 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
36.84% in first on buzzer (21/57)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $9,400)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $11,800

Colin Davy, to win:
2 games: 60.471%
3: 36.568%
4: 22.113%
5: 13.372%
6: 8.086%
Avg. streak: 2.530 games.

Andy’s Thoughts:

  • Today’s game showed what can happen when contestants don’t waste time in gameplay. Frankly, I found today’s game a joy to watch.

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3 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – Thursday, October 22, 2020"

  1. R. B. Smada | October 22, 2020 at 9:27 am |

    GoodluckAimee! Hopeyouwinagain!

  2. Colin put the DDs to great use!
    Congrats Colin!
    I think I’m going to enjoy tonight’s game, which is something I’ve not been able to say too much lately.

  3. This seemed like a good time for Lindsey to bet zero on the Final. Aimee couldn’t catch her. Lindsey needed Colin to miss, and he was almost certainly going to bet enough to cover anything she could get to, which would have put him below her number if he missed. We see it a lot, though, and I guess I’ll just never understand it.

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