Final Jeopardy: 9-21-15 to 9-25-15

Here are the Final Jeopardy questions and answers for the week of September 21, 2015, as we finish up the second week of Season 32.

Mon, Sept 21 – Correct answers: 2
Mussolini considered this book written during the Renaissance “the statesman’s supreme guide.” show

Tue, Sept 22 – Correct answers: 0
The only election year since 1952 in which neither major-party candidate had been president or vice president. show

Wed, Sept 23 – Correct answers: 3
In 1820 Jefferson called this bill “the knell of the union”, saying “a geographical line… will never be obliterated.” show

Thurs, Sept 24 – Correct answers: 0
This French phrase refers to part of the Order of the Holy Ghost; its knights became known for serving superb dinners. show

Fri, Sept 25 – Correct answers: 2
National Geographic says the site of this city Is “the largest wetland in the Mediterranean”. show

The players were totally stumped by two clues this week and Wednesday’s game produced the only triple solve. We thought that Monday’s clue was the week’s easiest. Thursday’s was definitely the hardest. Misleading, to boot.

Jeopardy Champs: September 21-25, 2015

2x champ Natalie Lips won her third game on Monday but she was defeated the next day by Dylan Parson. He won two more games and was defeated on Friday by Matt Jackson.

In the meantime, Alex Trebek didn’t let anyone forget about the relatively low winning totals from 2 of Dylan’s games. That’s okay, though. Dylan’s $29,799 plus Friday’s $2K consolation prize average out to almost $8K per match and these games were taped in one day. It may seem like a paltry payday to Trebek, but some of us wouldn’t mind making half of that in one day!

Here is the “Couldn’t Think of a Rhyme” category from Thursday’s game. Someone would have nailed the Beatles question in a Super Jeopardy! match. :-)

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1 Response

  1. Cece says:

    Thursday’s clue was convoluted, at best. There are various ways to get the contestants to arrive at Cordon Bleu. That was not one of them.