Show #8167 - Tuesday, February 25, 2020

MacKenzie Jones game 7.


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Sandha Khin, an artist and performer from Los Angeles, California

Christopher Cartagena, a social studies educator from Royal Palm Beach, Florida

MacKenzie Jones, a program development director from Tulsa, Oklahoma (whose 6-day cash winnings total $162,403)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
The Sixth Amendment grants the right "to a speedy and public" this
    $200 18
Argentines call these islands east of their mainland Islas Malvinas
    $200 1
1999: "...Baby One More Time"
    $200 2
This kitchen measurement should come out to about 1/16 of a teaspoon
    $200 15
Cognac is this type of liquor that's distilled from wine
    $200 17
Nearly 30 years passed between the end of Jerry Brown's 2nd term as governor of this state & the beginning of his 3rd one
    $400 5
Patents & copyrights are authorized "to promote the progress of science and useful" these
    $400 19
Split between 2 nations, this most populous Caribbean island was named by Columbus
    $400 11
In 2008 & 2009, on the Billboard 200 & Top Country Album charts: "Fearless"
    $400 3
It follows "lead-pipe" in an idiom for something that is a certainty
    $400 16
Ketel One puts fermented wheat through both column & pot stills to make this type of liquor
    $400 23
After nearly a decade of waiting, this author assures us "The Winds of Winter" is coming--there's an excerpt on his website
    $600 6
"The President shall be" this "of the Army and Navy of the United States"
    DD: $2,000 20
Along the Mediterranean there's a French & an Italian this, Italian for "coast"
    $600 12
1982, by this girl band: "Beauty And The Beat"
    $600 9
Boris Karloff voiced this animated character in 1966
    $600 30
In Prohibition times, this 10-letter type of bootlegger made booze in illegal stills at night
    $600 24
"The Other Side of the Wind", made by this "Citizen Kane" legend who died in 1985, was finally completed & shown in 2018
    $800 7
"No Person shall be" one of these "who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty years"
    $800 21
This 16,900-foot mountain peak in Turkey is the traditional landing site of Noah's Ark
    $800 13
1969: "Green River", including the title song & "Bad Moon Rising"
    $800 10
The thick fur of this rodent helps it survive the cold temperatures that occur way up high in the Andes
    $800 28
Before bourbon is distilled, it is this crushed grain mix that can be sweet or sour
    $800 25
Named for a nearby performance hall, this Manhattan deli served its last pastrami & closed in 2016 after 79 years of business
    $1000 8
No government official may accept a present or this type of compensation from a foreign state without Congress' OK
    $1000 22
The river known as the Tsangpo in Tibet and the Dhang in northeast India has this name, meaning "Son of Brahma" when it joins the Ganges
    $1000 14
In 2019, this boy band, back on top with "DNA"
    $1000 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) The wheel of a chariot was secured by this ancient item, which in modern usage can refer to any integral part used to hold something together
    $1000 27
The best stills for gin are said to be made from this malleable elemental metal that strips away sulfur from the mix
    $1000 26
In 2006, after 15 years of construction, this city's "Big Dig" of roads & tunnels was completed

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

MacKenzie Christopher Sandha
$1,000 $2,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Christopher Sandha
$4,600 $7,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
Many primatologists think that bonobos are matriarchal, meaning these are in charge
    $400 18
It's the antonym of antonym
    $400 17
Greek drama in Athens largely began as part of festivals honoring this inebriating god
    $400 2
In 1999 Sara Blizzard joined the BBC as a presenter of this
    $400 13
On Sept. 20, 1519 this Portuguese captain led his 5-ship fleet towards South America without even using GPS!
    $400 7
In a 2019 film Renee Zellweger channeled this legendary actress near the end of her life, performing in London
    $800 1
The endangered bonobo can only be found in the wild in this country, AKA the DRC
    $800 9
The opposite of voluntary, it precedes "minimum" in certain prison sentences
    $800 3
He was clocked at 27.8 mph during a 100-meter race in 2009
    $800 14
To protect inventors & their works, in 1474 the senate of this Italian maritime republic enacted the first patent law
    $800 8
(Christopher Plummer presents the clue.) I had faced questions years before from the notoriously tough interviewer, which helped me play him on film in "The Insider"
    $1200 19
Orwell: "War is peace. Freedom is" this
    $1200 25
In a precursor to Greek tragedy, this group that described & commented on dramatic action could have as many as 50 members
    $1200 4
Don't be nervous--you know Jules Angst was a professor in the department of this medical specialty at the University of Zurich
    $1200 15
As recorded by monks from 1485 to 1507, the leading cause of death for them was this disease of the lungs; plague was third
    $1200 10
Armie Hammer played both Cameron & Tyler Winklevoss in this 2010 film
    $1600 22
For some odd reason, bonobos at this famed Southern California zoo clap while they groom each other
    $1600 20
In astronomy parlance, it's zenith's diametric opposite
    DD: $5,000 27
Aristotle wrote about drama in his "Poetics" & used this word for the release of strong, emotions brought on by a play
    $1600 5
Guinness formerly listed Marilyn vos Savant as the person with the highest score on a test of this
    DD: $6,000 16
One of the largest religious complexes ever built, this temple dedicated to Vishnu was mostly abandoned by 1431
    $1600 11
(Bryan Cranston presents the clue.) I tried to capture the contradictions of this blacklisted onetime communist who also loved being the highest-paid screenwriter in Hollywood
    $2000 24
Bonobos were only defined as their own species in 1929 & not in a zoo or in the wild but from a skull in this type of institution
    $2000 21
A gigantic opposite of small, this adjective comes from the name of Pantagruel's dad
    $2000 6
This last name of bestselling novelist & nonfiction writer Francine is decidedly unpoetic
    $2000 26
The biggest artillery of the period may have been the great cannon that fired at this city during the 1453 siege
    $2000 12
(Ryan Reynolds presents the clue.) In the 2015 film "Woman in Gold", I played Randy Schoenberg, the lawyer who finally got the Austrian government to return Nazi-looted art to the relatives of Adele Bloch-Bauer whose portrait was painted by this Austrian known for his use of gold leaf

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Christopher Sandha
$20,600 $5,000 $4,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This sandwich was 1st sold in 1962 as an attempt to give the many Catholics of Cincinnati something to eat on Fridays during Lent

Final scores:

MacKenzie Christopher Sandha
$21,805 $10,000 $8,800
7-day champion: $184,208 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

MacKenzie Christopher Sandha
$16,200 $8,600 $4,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2020-01-06
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