Final Jeopardy: 10-24-16 to 10-28-16

Here are the Final Jeopardy questions and answers for the week of October 24 through October 28, 2016.

Mon, October 24: – Correct answers: 1
In Greek myth she was a half-serpent & mother of the sphinx; in zoology it’s a weird mammal that lays eggs. show

Tue, October 25 – Correct answers: 2
The Centre for European Reform is one of the sources credited with coining this new 6-letter portmanteau word. show

Wed, October 26 – Correct answers: 2
On her passing in 1913, Booker T. Washington called her heroic, “not unlike some of the heroic figures… in the Bible”. show

Thurs, October 27 – Correct answers: 2
This song released on July 11, 1969 to coincide with the Apollo 11 mission was used in the BBC’s coverage of the moon landing. show

Fri, October 28 – Correct answers: 0
These 2 title characters who have the same pair of initials both die by stabbing. show

If you missed any of the games, click on the date for the recap with the Daily Doubles and a triple stumper or two. More clues from this week’s games are on Fikkle Fame’s archive.

Another week without a 3/3 in Final Jeopardy. That Friday clue threw all the players for a loop, but it was a great clue, even more challenging than Thursday’s. Tuesday’s clue was probably the easiest.

Jeopardy champs for the week of October 24, 2016

Lani Gonzalez was Monday’s returning champ with $16,800 already under her belt. She ran away with the games on Monday and Tuesday, but it was sayonara to Lani on Wednesday and hello to George Stuart. Ken Hirsh took over on Thursday and he was defeated by Julia Lee on Friday. George had the highest one day total. Lani took home the most money. $16,800 of her 3-day total came from the previous Friday.

Alex Trebek reading the “Jumpman” clue on Wednesday was the Twitter and media highlight of the week. George got that one and it brought his pre-FJ total up to $14,200.

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