Show #8165 - Friday, February 21, 2020

MacKenzie Jones game 5.

Contestants

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Jon Fuhrman, a retired IT manager from Pasadena, California

Kimberly Brazier, a social advertising strategist from Queens, New York

MacKenzie Jones, a program development director from Tulsa, Oklahoma (whose 4-day cash winnings total $111,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMILIAR PHRASES
OOO, SORRY
YOU'RE OUT OF THE HOLE
MAKE A SELECTION
& FINALLY...
THE WRITERS ARE TRYING TO BE CLEVER
    $200 5
Proverbially speaking, it "makes the heart grow fonder"
    $200 1
In Latin this word follows "lata" to mean "grave fault" & follows "mea" to mean "my fault"
    $200 17
These insectivores, like the star-nosed variety, spend most of their lives underground digging tunnels
    $200 14
With a 7th overall pick in 2009 that worked out fairly well, this team took Steph Curry, AKA Threezus
    $200 21
On Aug. 22, 2019 this band ended their set at the Rose Bowl with "Gimme Shelter" & "Satisfaction"
    $200 9
H.L. Mencken wrote that this gloomy historical -ism is "the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy"
    $400 6
An org. failing due to bad leadership is said to be a case of one of these cold-blooded vertebrates "rotting from the head down"
    $400 2
In 1988 the U.S. government offered U.S. citizens of this ethnicity an apology for the way they were treated during World War II
    $400 18
These armored insectivores of the U.S. south emerge from their burrows at night
    $400 15
With the first overall pick of the 1998 NFL draft, the Indianapolis Colts selected this insurance salesman, a Tennessee QB
    $400 22
Gene Cernan's final words before leaving this place in 1972, per Walter Cunningham: "Let's get this mother out of here"
    $400 10
Oscar Wilde once quipped that this other Irish wit "has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by all his friends"
    DD: $1,000 7
"Passing" this "test" originated with using it to dissolve substances to see if they were really gold or not
    $600 3
Today we "beg" this after stepping on someone's foot; centuries ago, the same was done to ask the king to spare one's life
    $600 19
These echinoderms often partly bury themselves in ocean sand with only one edge poking out
    $600 16
As a favor to this catcher's dad in 1988, Tommy Lasorda had the Dodgers draft him in round 62, 1,390 overall--he made the H.O.F.
    $600 23
This musical about an audition for Broadway ended its initial 15-year run at the Shubert in 1990; now, 5-6-7-8...respond!
    $600 11
"Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits", he wrote in "Pudd'nhead Wilson"
    $800 8
React in an over-the-top manner to a relatively harmless situation & you're said to be "clutching your" these valuables
    $800 4
A traditional flower of apology, the purple hyacinth is named for a youth accidentally killed with this, not a shot put or javelin
    $800 27
The Ontario Hockey League's Soo Greyhounds made a "great" pick at No. 3 in 1977; this teen scored 182 points the next season
    $800 24
Of the 56 men to do this, Thomas McKean of Delaware was the last, sometime between 1777 & 1781
    $800 12
Seen here, this Florida humorist wrote a defense of his homeland in the book "Best State Ever"
    $1000 20
That concert was awesome & totally "off the" this, a word preceding gang or reaction
    $1000 26
Hopes were high in Cleveland after the Browns selected this Heisman-winning QB No. 1 overall in 2018
    $1000 25
After 442 years, the flag of Portugal came down over this newly Chinese territory in December 1999
    $1000 13
In "Santaland Diaries", this humorist wrote about his stint as a Christmas elf at Macy's

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

MacKenzie Kimberly Jon
$2,600 $600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Kimberly Jon
$6,200 $1,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

PULITZER-WINNING JOURNALISM
FOOD & DRINK MOVIE QUOTES
IN THE ARTS WORLD
YOU KILLED ME!
SOUTH AMERICAN PLACES
3 "M"
(Alex: The letter M will come up three times in each correct response.)
    $400 14
The staff of this large newspaper won the 1966 Spot Reporting award for its coverage of the Watts Riots
    $400 1
From "Pulp Fiction", "You know what they call a Quarter Pounder with cheese in Paris?...They call it" this "with cheese"
    $400 19
A traditional feature of African art, these items were the focus of a 2016 exhibition titled "Disguise"
    $400 10
In 1963 Jack Ruby killed him, with literally millions of witnesses
    $400 22
9,500 feet up in the Andes, Portillo, Chile is South America's oldest resort for this winter activity
    $400 6
Adjective meaning the largest amount possible
    DD: $2,000 15
The Boston Post won in 1921 for its exposure of the scheme of this Italian con man
    $800 2
Forrest Gump says of his true love, "Jenny and me was like" these 2 veggies
    $800 20
These pieces of artwork took off in value in the 1980s, with one from "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" going for $50,600
    $800 11
He lived by the gun & died by Pat Garrett's on July 14, 1881
    $800 23
This planned capital city was founded after World War II & today is home to more than 2.5 million
    $800 7
Elaborate process of preparing a pharaoh for the afterlife
    $1200 16
A Christian Science Monitor reporter won in 1996 for covering a massacre of Muslims at Srebrenica in this former Yugoslav land
    $1200 3
It's the dish that Hannibal Lecter ate with a side of fava beans & a nice Chianti
    $1200 21
In 2019 Christie's auctioned works from the collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill, sister of this first lady
    $1200 12
Cleopatra, though "It killed me!" is more accurate; it was a symbol of Egyptian royalty
    $1200 24
The Sugarcane Fair is a tourist draw in Cali in this country
    $1200 8
In the Eddie Cochran hit song from 1958, "There ain't no cure for" these "blues"
    $1600 17
The Akron Beacon Journal won a Pulitzer for its coverage of the 1970 tragedy at this local university
    $1600 4
In "Sideways", Paul Giamatti emphatically said that he would not drink any of this red wine
    $1600 29
This controversial artist made headlines when he recently opened "Dismaland", a unique take on amusement parks
    $1600 13
In 1981 religious extremists within his own military assassinated this leader in Cairo
    DD: $5,000 25
Magdalena, Argentina, & Las Piedras, Uruguay are on opposite sides of this waterway
    $1600 9
It's a postage stamp like the one seen here, marking a special historical event or person
    $2000 18
In 2009 the East Valley Tribune of Mesa, Arizona won for a series on this local sheriff & his immigration enforcement
    $2000 5
From "Elf": "We elves try to stick to the 4 main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and" this liquid
    $2000 30
Bregenz, Austria is known for the artistry of its floating stages, like the great wall as the backdrop of this Puccini opera
    $2000 28
4 knights took out this "meddlesome priest" in 1170
    $2000 26
This capital of Suriname was ceded by the English to the Dutch by the 1667 Treaty of Breda
    $2000 27
Noctambulism is another word for this habit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Kimberly Jon
$10,600 $9,800 -$200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

INTERNATIONAL AWARD TROPHIES
La Maison Chopard crafts this annual award’s crystal base & 118-gram, 18-carat frond

Final scores:

MacKenzie Kimberly Jon
$19,601 $2,800 -$200
5-day champion: $130,803 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

MacKenzie Kimberly Jon
$10,600 $9,800 $4,600
17 R,
3 W
14 R,
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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