Final Jeopardy: 1-15 to 1-19-18

Here are the Final Jeopardy questions and answers for the week of January 15 through January 19, 2018.

Mon, January 15 – Correct answers: 1
THEATER: In 1915 this play opened for the last time on Broadway, ironically at the Booth Theatre. show

Tue, January 16 – Correct answers: 2
NOVELS OF THE 1960s: The line “Once when you are born & once when you look death in the face” follows this title of a 1964 novel & an action-packed 1967 film. show

Wed, January 17 – Correct answers: 2
SPECIAAL DAYS: A 1954 act amended a 1938 one by striking out this word & replacing it with “Veterans” show

Thu, January 18 – Correct answers: 2
SNACK FOODS: The name of this cracker that’s been around since 1903 suggests that it was baked 3 times. show

Fri, January 19 – Correct answers: 3
WORLD CAPITALS: It’s the only world capital whose name is derived from an Algonquin word. 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.

It was a pretty easy week for the FJ clues and it may look like Monday’s was the hardest, but a mistake in one word of the title is what prevented that from being a 2 out of 3. Tuesday’s clue was harder, in our view. Some folks are just not fans of that series or genre.

Jeopardy! champs for the week of January 15, 2018

Gilbert Collins returned on Monday and won two more games, becoming the first 5x champ since the ToC. Lee Quinn took over on Wednesday and won the next day, but Rachel Lindgren sent him home on Friday.

Gilbert had the top payday this week and it was big enough to knock one of Austin Rogers’ entries off the Top 10 Daily Payouts of the season. BUT– he still has 5 of the 10 spots!

Here is a video clip from Thursday with Alex Trebek’s whale of an impression:

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