Show #8163 - Wednesday, February 19, 2020

MacKenzie Jones game 3.

Contestants

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Sam Leon, an international trade specialist from Washington, D.C.

Adam Greenfield, a client escalations manager from Astoria, New York

MacKenzie Jones, a program development director from Tulsa, Oklahoma (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

AROUND THE WORLD
OFFBEAT HISTORY
INFLUENTIAL WRITING
ANIMATED TV CHARACTERS
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
4-LETTER WORDS ENDING IN "O"
    $200 6
In 2019 India's Supreme Court ruled that a barrier for these huge animals be demolished, as they had the "first right" in forests
    $200 17
The CIA once tried to knock off Fidel Castro with a poisoned box of these smokes
    $200 26
Rudolf Flesch found that the son of a friend had never been taught to sound out letters; hence the book "Why" he "Can't Read"
    $200 1
Homer Simpson says this man is "the richest guy I know"; he replies, "Ah yes, but I'd trade it all for a little more"
    $200 8
32 degrees is the freezing point for water on this temperature scale
    $200 18
A reflection of sound waves back to the listener
    DD: $1,800 5
The 3 T's in Chinese censorship are Taiwan, Tibet & this locale made infamous in 1989
    $400 16
The Medians & Lydians who were on the battlefield in 585 B.C. saw one of these in the sky & laid down their arms
    $400 30
He wrote pamphlets like "American Crisis" & "Common Sense" in support of the American Revolution
    $400 7
Ruh roh! Turns out corporations are dogs, my friend, as this title pooch & pals were "Mystery Incorporated" on Cartoon Network
    $400 9
This large unit for a bottle of wine holds 1.5 liters
    $400 19
Disc of light above a revered figure
    $600 3
It's estimated that in Finland, population 5.5 million, there are between 2 & 3 million of these steamy rooms
    $600 15
During this president's funeral at the Hermitage, his parrot "commenced swearing so loud & long as to disturb the people"
    $600 27
"The Republic" by this student of Socrates examined personal ethics & the ideal society
    $600 23
Trying to steal a secret formula, Plankton tells him to "Join me! & we'll be rich & powerful, until I eventually betray you!"
    $600 10
The Book of Acts talks about these nautical measurements of depth equal to 6 feet
    $600 20
A short note sent to someone you work with
    $800 2
In Guatemala this is the holiday to eat a 50-ingredient salad called fiambre at the graves of loved ones
    $800 13
Cheers to this pirate captain, arrested in 1672 but later knighted by Charles II & made Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica
    $800 28
This world leader & former prisoner titled his autobiography "Long Walk to Freedom"
    $800 21
This Netflix series centers on the most beloved sitcom horse of the 1990s
    $800 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents using his hand.) The unit of measurement known as a hand once represented the span of the palm including the thumb but it was standardized to four inches in accordance with the 1541 statute from this British king
    $800 24
This martial art takes its name from the Japanese for "gentle way"
    $1000 4
The Chapel of St. John in the north of this country is quaint when framed with the Dolomites in the background
    $1000 14
Before his fatal 1863 wound, this Confederate general suffered a wound in his hand as he stretched it high to help his equilibrium
    $1000 29
An unfulfilled housewife in this feminist classic by Betty Friedan asks, "Is this all?"
    $1000 22
After Brian "kills" Rupert, this diabolical baby's teddy bear, he gets even by unfollowing Brian on Twitter & Instagram
    $1000 12
These units of distance are in the title of un voyage extraordinaire by Jules Verne
    $1000 25
This computer command at Control-Z or Command-Z can save you from awful mistakes

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

MacKenzie Adam Sam
$800 $800 $6,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Adam Sam
$5,000 $2,000 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS TEXANS
MYTHICAL CREATURES
"B" IN MEDICINE
(Alex: Each correct response beginning with that letter.)
POTPOURRI
A DISASTER AREA
SAME FIRST & LAST LETTER
    $400 13
This TV comedienne was born in San Antonio
    $400 14
It's the only mythical creature among the 12 Chinese zodiac signs; 2024 will be the year of it
    $400 21
It's a painful bony protrusion at the base of the big toe
    $400 1
This 19th century service used mochilas, especially designed saddlebags with mail pouches
    $400 8
The "Tri-State Tornado" of 1925 wreaked havoc in Missouri, Indiana & this state between the 2
    $400 4
From the same Latin root as "tenant", it's a rundown building where being a tenant is no fun
    $800 12
Like a good Texan, he played high school football but an injury put him in a cast for six months so he turned to other pursuits
    $800 15
The relief seen here, from about the third century, show Hercules chaining this guard dog of Hades
    $800 22
This eating disorder is characterized by recurrent episodes of binge eating followed by purging
    $800 2
This English car company makes a luxury SUV, the Cullinan, which weighs almost 6,000 pounds & costs more than $300,000
    DD: $7,000 7
In the 1670s the 202-foot Monument column was built in this city near the origin of a large fire a few years before
    $800 19
A plane figure with 9 sides
    $1200 9
This musical trio has been performing together for fifty years
    DD: $8,000 16
Those who couldn't answer her riddle "What walks on 4 legs in the morning, 2 at noon, and 3 in the evening" were killed
    $1200 23
COPD is often a combination of emphysema & this chronic inflammation in the lungs
    $1200 29
Perfect for the orchestra is the mushroom seen here, known as the black this
    $1200 5
The worst nuclear disaster until Chernobyl, 1957's Kyshtym explosion in this nation contaminated 9,000 square miles
    $1200 20
4-letter word for a piece of land granted to a feudal vassal by a lord
    $1600 10
Born to two University of Texas students, this Austin boy is in the Texas Film Hall of Fame
    $1600 17
Seen here is an Etruscan sculpture of this creature with the head of a lion, a goat's head on its back, and the tail of a serpent
    $1600 30
This type of delivery means that the baby is born feet or tushie first instead of head first
    $1600 25
Dandies of the 1820s called this single eyeglass a quizzing glass
    $1600 3
A Midwest region got this 1930s nickname when homesteaders removed grasses to plant wheat & row crops, leading to soil erosion
    $1600 28
It can mean a priest of the Anglican Church, or a person in charge of a school
    $2000 11
This rock pioneer was an original inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
    $2000 18
In "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban", Harry & Hermione ride Buckbeak, this type of mythical creature
    $2000 26
Wound infection & improperly canned food are common causes of this poisoning by a toxin
    $2000 24
This app that specializes in 15-second videos gets its name from the sound of a clock
    $2000 6
1,100 workers were killed in a 2013 factory collapse in this Asian country's frenetic low-cost garment industry
    $2000 27
The horizontal beam above a door or a window

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Adam Sam
$30,200 $3,600 $23,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS
It’s the only country that has played in every FIFA World Cup tournament, winning 5 times

Final scores:

MacKenzie Adam Sam
$46,801 $100 $46,800
3-day champion: $85,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

MacKenzie Adam Sam
$23,400 $3,600 $15,800
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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