Who is Stew Latwin?
Former Rye resident, Navy pilot and son of Rye City judge Joe Latwin scored $42K this week on Jeopardy! Stew won $13,400 on Monday, $29,201 on Tuesday and crashed Wednesday losing to attorney Hunter Appler from Mount Airy, North Carolina.
The final category and clue that sunk Stew's battleship (according to the jeopardyfan.com)?
Final Jeopardy! category: STATE CAPITALS
Final Jeopardy! clue: This Midwestern capital was named for a man who was born in what is now Turkey over 2,000 years ago
Correct Response: What is St. Paul, Minnesota?
Latwin came close to besting local pol Catherine Parker, who won $50K on the Who Wants to Be a Millionairre show in 2010.
(PHOTO: Rye's Latwin on the left.)
(PHOTO: Glory days on Tuesday when Latwin was riding high.)