Who won Jeopardy! tonight, October 24?

Jeopardy! host Mayim Bialik (ABC/Casey Durkin)
Jeopardy! host Mayim Bialik (ABC/Casey Durkin) /

Week two of Jeopardy!‘s inaugural Second Chance tournament kicked off on Monday night. Find out who took one step closer to entering the Tournament of Champions.

Last week, Jessica Stephens won the two-day final to punch her ticket to the championship tournament. Now, Jeopardy! looks to add another player to the competition field.

Who won Jeopardy! tonight?

Monday night’s players included Sadie Goldberger, an interpreter from Columbia, Maryland, Jeff Smith, a music educator from San Diego, California, and Sarah Snider, a middle school humanities teacher from Fishers, Indiana.

Snider found herself in the driver’s seat after the “Jeopardy” round. She led with $5,600. Goldberger wasn’t far behind in second with $3,600. Smith had some catching up to do at $3,000.

“Double Jeopardy!” saw Goldberger surge ahead and finish the round leading with $13,400. Smith jumped into second with $10,600, while Snider dropped to third with $5,200.

All three players correctly answered the “Final Jeopardy!” clue tonight. Sadie Goldberger’s strong wager ensured her the victory and a spot in the finals starting on Thursday.

What was tonight’s Final Jeopardy! clue?

Tonight’s “Final Jeopardy!” clue should appeal to literary buffs. Here’s the clue in the category “Authors”:

When Esquire began as a men’s lifestyle magazine in the 1930s, he was asked for manly content and wrote in 28 of the first 33 issues

“Jeopardy!” set (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) /

Answer: Who is Ernest Hemmingway?

Sadie Goldberger added $7,801 to her total after making the biggest wager of “Final Jeopardy!” tonight. Then came Sarah Snider with $5,198, followed by Jeff Smith with $2,801.

Who won Jeopardy! tonight, October 24?

To recap, here’s how Jeopardy! finished for Monday, October 24, 2022:

1. Sadie Goldberger: $21,201
2. Jeff Smith = $13,401
3. Sarah Snider: $10,398

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What did you think of tonight’s game? Were you happy to see Sadie get a spot in the finals? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.