Good morning! Today is Day 3 of Mayim Bialik’s hosting stint. Thus far, $43,802 has been donated to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Newspaper Names) for Wednesday, June 2, 2021 (Season 37, Game 178):
Used as a newspaper name from New York to San Diego, it was an ancient Roman official who represented the people’s interests
An important note about today’s game: For viewers in New York City, this game will be airing on Thursday, June 3.
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Lydia Glaw, a biomedical engineer from Gaithersburg, Maryland
|John Alba Cutler, an English professor from Wilmette, Illinois
|Robin Lozano, a hospitality executive from San Antonio, Texas (1-day total: $12,601)
Andy’s Pregame Thoughts: 17 years ago today, on a Wednesday, the world was introduced to Ken Jennings. I’m reasonably sure that Lydia, John, or Robin won’t win 74, but you never know. Any day can see the debut of a great champion. Robin won $12,601 yesterday after a lower-scoring game, and the prediction model doesn’t like those as much. She did show flashes of brilliance, dominating the signalling device over some stretches. More of those stretches will lead to victory #2 for her.
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Correct response: What is the Tribune?
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During the times of the Roman Republic, tribunes were elected officials; the most important was a group known as the plebeian tribune, who provided the most important check on the power of the Roman Senate, having the power to veto actions (thus protecting the plebeians as a class in Roman society). In today’s society, the name Tribune is a popular newspaper name; the New York Tribune was founded in the mid-19th century by Horace Greeley. After merging with the Herald in the 1920s, the Herald-Tribune lasted until a series of strikes felled the paper in the 1960s. The most famous current Tribune-named newspaper is published in Chicago.
Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Lydia $2,800 + $1,241 = $4,041 (What is Tribune?)
John $11,000 + $8,700 = $19,700 (What is a tribune?) (1-day total: $19,700)
Robin $13,000 – $9,001 = $3,999 (What is Senator?)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) EUROPEAN HISTORY $600 (clue #8)
John 2600 -2000 (Robin -400 Lydia -400)
2) IT’S ALL ABOUT HER $2000 (clue #16)
Robin 9800 +2000 (John 8000 Lydia -800)
3) ART MOVEMENTS $800 (clue #19, $15200 left on board)
John 9600 +3000 (Robin 11800 Lydia -800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -25
J! Round: None!
DJ! Round: POP PSYCHOLOGY $2000
Total Left On Board: $2,000
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 189 (1.06 per episode average), 2 Daily Doubles
John $10,800 Coryat, 19 correct, 4 incorrect, 30.91% in first on buzzer (17/55), 3/4 on rebound attempts (on 10 rebound opportunities)
Lydia $2,800 Coryat, 8 correct, 7 incorrect, 23.64% in first on buzzer (13/55), 1/2 on rebound attempts (on 6 rebound opportunities)
Robin $13,000 Coryat, 22 correct, 4 incorrect, 38.18% in first on buzzer (21/55), 4/4 on rebound attempts (on 8 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $26,600
Lach Trash: $12,800 (on 9 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $12,600
Robin Lozano, career statistics:
43 correct, 9 incorrect
5/5 on rebound attempts (on 12 rebound opportunities)
37.50% in first on buzzer (42/112)
1/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$3,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $13,300
John Alba Cutler, career statistics:
20 correct, 4 incorrect
3/4 on rebound attempts (on 10 rebound opportunities)
30.91% in first on buzzer (17/55)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $10,800
Lydia Glaw, career statistics:
9 correct, 7 incorrect
1/2 on rebound attempts (on 6 rebound opportunities)
23.64% in first on buzzer (13/55)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $2,800
John Alba Cutler, to win:
2 games: 34.787%
Avg. streak: 1.533 games.
- Thus far, $66,502 has been donated to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
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