Show #8168 - Wednesday, February 26, 2020

MacKenzie Jones game 8.

Contestants

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Greg Kihm, a systems engineer from Washington, D.C.

Signe Peterson Fourmy, a PhD candidate from Austin, Texas

MacKenzie Jones, a program development director from Tulsa, Oklahoma (whose 7-day cash winnings total $184,208)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE EARTH
HAIR DO
ISLANDS OF AFRICA
WORDS IN PLAIN SIGHT
(Alex: Each correct response will be made up of the letters in the phrase "in plain sight".)
THE DIGITAL AGE
WHISTLE BLOWERS
    $200 8
This type of tropical grassland plain found in South America & Africa sounds like a city in Georgia
    $200 7
The king of beasts has one around its neck
    $200 26
Found off the east coast, it's the world's fourth-largest island
    $200 3
Dude, where's your girlfriend? You're going to the party this way? Oh, deer!
    $200 1
This rhyming company that tracks your motion has a Versa 2 smartwatch with Alexa onboard
    $200 13
In 1990 officials accidentally gave Colorado this many downs to score a last-second game-winning TD at Missouri
    $400 9
A basin is a land area drained by a river; 2 basins can be separated by a ridge called this, like a continental one
    $400 17
It can be a single hair, or a string of pearls
    $400 27
Sites on Elephantine Island in this river across from the city of Aswan include the ancient temple of Khnum
    $400 16
Stop! Cease moving immediately! This!
    $400 2
A ghost is the logo of this photo-messaging app
    $400 14
If a referee is flashing one of these at a soccer player, the player isn't just being warned, he's being ejected
    DD: $3,200 10
This is a narrow strip of land connecting 2 larger land areas, like the one connecting North & South America
    $600 18
"Fruity" 2-word term for fine hair that's growing for the first time
    $600 28
Africa's westernmost nation is this island group whose name means "green cape"
    $600 21
A tiny, quick flash of light, perhaps in your eye
    $600 4
The Tinder app has popularized this 2-word term meaning to accept or approve of something
    $600 15
Ref Clete Blakeman had to police the 2019 game in which the Browns' Myles Garrett swung this at the Steelers' quarterback
    $800 11
Molokini Atoll, off Maui, is actually one of these craters caused by the explosion and then collapse of a volcano's cone
    $800 19
This hairstyle named for another native people was popular among the Ottawa, who were known as the "raised hair"
    $800 29
Named for a nephew of George Washington, Bushrod Island is home to the main port of this West African nation
    $800 22
An unfavorable situation, or to promise, perhaps one's troth
    $800 5
Google recently decluttered this browser by simplifying the tab menu
    $800 24
In the NHL, referees call penalties; these officials call offsides & break up fights
    $1000 12
Spanish for "beach", it's a dry desert lake bed
    $1000 20
French gives us the name of this "chi"-chi hairstyle, a large coil of hair worn at the nape of the neck
    $1000 30
A historic spiritual center, Uganda's Ssese Islands are an archipelago of 84 islands in this lake
    $1000 23
A long, narrow strip of wood used as support for a bed
    $1000 6
Support your favorite streamers on this website that sounds like an involuntary spasm
    $1000 25
No-nonsense NBA ref Steve Javie, who once ejected a radio announcer, was nicknamed "Mr." this, short for a type of foul

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

MacKenzie Signe Greg
$7,600 $1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Signe Greg
$8,800 $3,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

TRIUMPH OF ARCHES
INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES
HIT & "RUN"
LET'S SPEAK HINDI!
NAMES OF THE 1920s
LITERARY LEE
    $400 17
The London arch built to commemorate the defeat of Napoleon is named for this general
    $400 25
Part of the name of the German airline Lufthansa comes from this medieval league
    $400 1
Rolling Stone called this 1975 Bruce Springsteen release "a '57 Chevy running on melted-down Crystals records"
    $400 7
Chanted before "Krishna", this word means "O God!"
    $400 12
In June 1928 she gained fame for flying across the Atlantic as a passenger in a plane
    $400 6
This author who dealt with race and Southern ways, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007
    $800 18
Barcelona's Arc de Triomf was built in the Neo-Mudéjar style, also known as this Islamic style revival
    $800 26
With help from TWA, Ethiopian Airlines was founded in 1945 by this leader to modernize the country
    $800 2
In 2009 Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West teamed up to assert that they were gonna do this tonight, maybe to L.A.
    $800 22
House in the Bengal style is the original meaning of the Hindi word for this style of modern suburban home
    $800 13
Montana Senator Thomas Walsh became a national figure after investigating this Harding administration scandal
    $800 8
His Jack Reacher books include "Make Me" & "The Affair"
    $1200 19
The Victory Gate in Vientiane in this country was built with cement the United States had donated for an airport
    $1200 27
Sorry, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah, this one-word airline is owned only by Dubai
    $1200 3
In 1989 Tom Petty was doin' this & "goin' wherever it leads"
    $1200 23
This 7-letter type of rice literally means "fragrant"
    $1200 14
Her role in 1922's "Beyond the Rainbow" was cut from the film; it was restored after she became the "It" girl
    $1200 9
Children's author Virginia Lee Burton created "Mike Mulligan and His" this digging machine
    $1600 20
The St. Petersburg Arch of Triumph looks onto this palace
    DD: $2,000 28
Air Atlas merged with another carrier to become the royal airline of this country
    $1600 4
In 1993 Soul Asylum rode this out-of-control transport into the Top 10
    $1600 24
This Punjabi religion's name means "disciple" in Hindi
    $1600 15
With wonderful things before his eyes, this man broke through into the inner tomb of King Tut on November 26th, 1922
    $1600 10
Hermione Lee, later this woman's biographer, picked up her novel "The Waves" at age 8 & thought, "This is my language"
    $2000 21
The Cuban Arch of Triumph is in a park honoring this 19th century Cuban hero
    $2000 29
By 1924 Imperial, the ancestor of this current airline, had routes to Australia, India & South Africa
    $2000 5
In 2005 Chris Brown topped the Billboard Hot 100 with this, his debut single
    DD: $5,000 16
These 2 Italian-born men were executed on August 23, 1927, still maintaining their innocence
    $2000 11
His "Spoon River Anthology" poetry collection was turned into a Broadway musical in 1963

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Signe Greg
$20,600 $3,000 $6,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE WORDS
In 1611 Kepler used this word from the Latin for "attendant" to describe the discoveries of Galileo

Final scores:

MacKenzie Signe Greg
$20,600 $500 $6,100
8-day champion: $204,808 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

MacKenzie Signe Greg
$15,000 $5,000 $6,200
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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