Jeopardy! recap for Wed., Nov. 22 – It was close between champ Kiana and Kelsey for a while, then Kiana was correct on DD2 and DD3 while absolutely dominating the latter part of DJ. Heading into FJ it was a runaway for Kiana with $16,200 vs. $5,400 for Kelsey and $800 for Jim.
DD1 – AROUND THE WORLD – This 14-foot-long holy relic has been housed in Italy’s Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista since 1578 (Jim lost $1,000)
DD2 – NOW YOU’RE SPEAKING MY LANGUAGE – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s first name means “freedom” in this language in Africa (Kiana won $1,000
DD3 – THE AGE OF TREASON – 17 when convicted of treason in the death of this man, Vaso Cubrilovic went on to be Yugoslavia’s Minister of Forests (Kiana won $1,200)
FJ – THE CALENDAR – November 2017 is in the year 1439 AH in the calendar that dates from an action of this religious figure
Kiana was the only player correct on FJ, but unfortunately continued her risk averse ways with a $0 wager. Her $16,200 win brought her two-day total to $26,700.
Triple Stumper of the day: No one guessed the Fox show that was originally intended to be about a family of cannibals who run a restuarant is “Bob’s Burgers”.
DD1 – What is the Shroud of Turin?
DD2 – What is Swahili?
DD3 – Who was Franz Ferdinand? (Kiana said “Duke Franz Ferdinand” instead of Archduke, but apparently the judges didn’t have a problem with it.)
FJ – Who is Muhammad?