J! Quickcap: 7/18/2022

REMINDER: Ken Jennings is at the helm for these remaining two weeks of the season.

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Today’s challengers
-Erica Weiner-Amachi (Don’t even think about it…), a 4th grade teacher from Philadelphia, PA
-William Chou, a research fellow from Austin, TX

Returning champion: Emily Fiasco (3-day $87,201)

For those of you who listen to the show on radio, you may recognize William from Yale radio coverage of the 2003 College Championship. [1]

Pre-FJ! Scores: Erica: $11,600/William: $8,800/Emily: $7,800 (Combined: $28,200)

Correct/Incorrect: 42/11
Rebounds/Rebound Attempts: 4/5

Unplayed Clues ($ left on the board): 0 ($0)

Coryat Score: a dismal $26,600
Lach Trash: a painful $16,400 from 18 triple stumpers
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $11,000

Daily Double and Final Jeopardy! Correct Answers: 1ST SWEEP SINCE 3/24!! (“Waiting for Godot” was also a correct FJ! response earlier this season in the 12/27 episode during Amy Schneider’s reign)

While Emily departs by $1 w/ $88,201 continuing our recent ToC cold streak, there’s a TIEBREAKER between Erica and William.

Category: Biographies

Clue: “The Passage of Power” covers 1958 to 1964 in Robert Caro’s 4th volume on the life of this American.

Correct Answer: Who is Lyndon Johnson?

William wins the tiebreaker ($15,601).

My Rating: 8 (B-) (no thanks to that terrible J! Round)

ant0824’s Rating: TBA

Ismael’s Rating: TBA

Adam’s Rating: TBA

No bull unfortunately due to the terrible J! Round. Just not into Herman Wouk, here.