Jeopardy! recap for Wed., Sept. 19 – Introducing today’s contestants:
– Jordan, a librarian from Georgia, whose mom doesn’t want to get bleeped on the show;
– Jonathan, an actuarial consultant from New Jersey, covered University of Pennsylvania basketball on the radio; and
– Kyle, a music teacher from Colorado, drove over to see the Olympics a couple of times. Kyle is a five-day champ with winnings of $107,602.
Kyle dominated the first two categories of DJ, then took a couple of missteps and was just able to hang onto the lead going into FJ with $10,000 vs. $9,800 for Jordan and $7,000 for Jonathan.
DD1 – SAY IT 3 TIMES – Say this cliche Lord Harold Samuel gave about the 3 most important things in real estate (Kyle won $1,000)
DD2 – AWARDS & HONORS – Established in 1348, this oldest and highest honor of British knighthood is named for a fashion accessory (Kyle lost $3,000)
DD3 – HERE’S YOUR METAL – This precious metal got its name from a Spanish word for “silver” (Jordan won $2,000)
FJ – 18TH CENTURY AMERICANS – In a famous 1775 speech, he said, “Our chains are forged! Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston!”
Kyle and Jordan were correct on FJ, with Kyle adding $9,601 to win with $19,601 and a six-day total of $127,203.
That’s before our time: No one knew that the rocker who starred in “Change of Habit” was Elvis.
This day in Trebekistan: In the middle of the week and without explanation, Alex was suddenly beardless.
DD1 – What is “location, location, location”.
DD2 – What is the Order of the Garter?
DD3 – What is platinum?
FJ – Who was Patrick Henry?