Final Jeopardy: 7-10-17 to 7-14-17

Here are the Final Jeopardy questions and answers for the week of July 10 through July 14, 2017.

Mon, July 10 – Correct answers: 3
Often considered appealing, these features are a genetic defect of the zygomaticus muscles of the face. show

Tue, July 11 – Correct answers: 1
One in Europe & one in Africa, these 2 landlocked countries start with the same 2 letters & end with the same 4. show

Wed, July 12 – Correct answers: 3
A landmark 1957 N.Y. Times story called him “a powerful six-footer, olive-skinned… with a straggly beard” show

Thu, July 13 – Correct answers: 1
He holds the record for time between acting nominations for the same role, 39 years between 1976 & 2015 films. show

Fri, July 14 – Correct answers: 2
This Pulitzer winner changed his first name to that of an Irish king, avoiding associations with a famous ventriloquist’s dummy. 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.

There were two easy clues in Final Jeopardy this week on Monday and Wednesday that gave us two triple solves. Friday’s clue came in with 2 solves. There was only one on Tuesday’s Landlocked Countries and Thursday’s Academy Awards clues. Seems like we’ve had a lot of Oscar-related FJ’s lately. Just last month, there were 3. My favorite was the geography/ word play combination on Tuesday.

Jeopardy! champs for the week of July 10, 2017

Susan Corica returned on Monday for her second match but was defeated by Rich Blashka. He lost on Tuesday to Kelly Lasiter. On Wednesday, the honors went to Gavin Borchert and he won two more games, making him a 3x champ who will return on Monday for a 4th bite at the apple.

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3 Responses

  1. William Weyser says:

    It’s Blashka, not Blashko.