Jeopardy may have paused production, but there are still unseen games to air! Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category U.N. Members) for Tuesday, March 17, 2020 (Season 36, Episode 137):
It incorporated the “one country, two systems” principle in its constitution in 1982 & put it into practice after a 1997 reunification
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(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Kris Sunderic, an adjunct professor from New York, New York|
|Nicole Economou, an OB-GYN from San Diego, California|
|Sid Katz, a retired school psychologist from Cherry Hill, New Jersey (1-day total: $25,874)|
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Correct response: What is (the People’s Republic of) China?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
The “one country, two systems” principle refers to the People’s Republic of China’s governance of Hong Kong and Macau and was formulated by Deng Xiaoping for the country’s 1982 constitution; the idea is to reiterate by the PRC that there be only one China, but still allow Hong Kong and Macau to retain their capitalist economic systems (with the rest of Mainland China using the Marxist-Leninist system adapted to Chinese socio-economic needs). It came to fruition with Hong Kong becoming part of China in 1997 and Macau in 1999.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Kris $9,600 + $7,001 = $16,601 (What is China? (And who is going to hire this PhD?)) (1-day total: $16,601)
Nicole $9,800 – $6,801 = $2,999 (What is the Czech republic)
Sid $16,600 – $3,400 = $13,200 (What is Germany?)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) ABBREVIATED ABC $800 (clue #20)
Kris 0 +1000 (Sid 3000 Nicole 3600)
2) MEDICINE MEN $2000 (clue #3)
Kris 4200 -4200 (Sid 4600 Nicole 4200)
3) & THEN WHAT HAPPENED? $1600 (clue #9)
Sid 7000 +2000 (Nicole 5000 Kris 400)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 29 Poker rooms in atlanta.
J! Round: ON TIME $800 $1000
DJ! Round: ANIMAL PHRASES $1200
Total Left On Board: $3,000
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 290 (2.12 per episode average), 3 Daily Doubles
Kris $13,600 Coryat, 16 correct, 4 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer (18/54), 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 1 rebound opportunity)
Sid $16,200 Coryat, 21 correct, 2 incorrect, 38.89% in first on buzzer (21/54), 0/1 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Nicole $9,800 Coryat, 13 correct, 1 incorrect, 22.22% in first on buzzer (12/54), 1/2 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $39,600
Lach Trash: $4,800 (on 6 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $6,600
Sid Katz, career statistics:
43 correct, 6 incorrect
1/3 on rebound attempts (on 6 rebound opportunities)
38.53% in first on buzzer (42/109)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $17,100
Nicole Economou, career statistics:
13 correct, 2 incorrect
1/2 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
22.22% in first on buzzer (12/54)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $9,800
Kris Sunderic, career statistics:
17 correct, 4 incorrect
0/0 on rebound attempts (on 1 rebound opportunity)
33.33% in first on buzzer (18/54)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$3,200)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $13,600
Kris Sunderic, to win:
2 games: 33.330%
Avg. streak: 1.500 games.
Wheel Of Fortune March 17 2020 Winner
- The trivia gods smiled upon Kris by the end; Kris was definitely the more aggressive Daily Double player, and it just goes to show that a sufficiently strong player can overcome a True Daily Double working against them—even in Double Jeopardy—and still win the game.
- To that end, a sufficiently aggressive wager on Daily Double #3 would have ended up giving Sid the runaway that would have been very useful for him today.
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It’s Wheel of Fortune, America’s Game and we’re posting the Bonus Puzzle with the winner’s final prize amount. By way of comparison, the Jeopardy! payoff is also included with a link to the recap of that game.
Theme: Girlfriend Getaways
Mon 2-17-20 $77,060
On Jeopardy: $26,400
Cat and Lisa added one H and two A’s to the bonus puzzle. Once those three letters were revealed,
_ H E _ _ L U _ I _ N W A _ _ B V I _ U _.
The only mystery left was what was on the card and it turned out to be a brand new MINI Cooper for each of them. They won $21,600 in the main game and that added a combined value of $55,460 to their jackpot.
Tue 2-18-20 $41,400
On Jeopardy: $12,400
Naami & Temimah got three D’s and one O from the letters they chose, but they did not get the G. The problem was
_ H E _ _ H _ U _ H _ _ H E _ _ I _.
They couldn’t break free from that misconception so they couldn’t win the $45,000 on the card.
Wed 2-19-20 $63,550
On Jeopardy: $46,801
Laura & Beth got one C, one F and two O’s from their letters. Into the puzzle those letters went and
_ U _ _ F _ H E I _ M _ U _ H S
came the solution. Into their pockets went an additional $37,000 to top off the $26,550 they won in the main game. Great work, ladies!
Thu 2-20-20 $13,772
On Jeopardy: $25,601
Emily & Pauline put one F and four O’s into their bonus puzzle. Unfortunately, they didn’t pay enough attention to
_ H _ U S _ _ L _ _ _ _ R B O _ R _
or they wouldn’t have tried “rooms” for that last word! Pat was holding another uncollectible $37,000 card.
Fri 2-21-20 $22,850
On Jeopardy: $19,601
Erica & Kristy completely filled in the second word with two P’s and one O. They also added one G to the first and second words. With that category, this puzzle certainly required these players to
_ H _ N K _ U _ S _ D _ _ H _ B _ _
(pun intended, a little). Let’s face it. The category was misleading and that cost the ladies a pair of MINI Coopers.
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