Show #8169 - Thursday, February 27, 2020

MacKenzie Jones game 9.


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Aaron Goetsch, a law student from Macomb, Michigan

Allison Cuyjet, a software quality assurance analyst from Louisville, Kentucky

MacKenzie Jones, a program development director from Tulsa, Oklahoma (whose 8-day cash winnings total $204,808)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter of the alphabet.)
(Alex: Name the star for us.)
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that starts with the letters "S-W-I" and come just before "swine" in the dictionary.)
    $200 22
Check out the Moonlight Rainbow show on the Banpo Bridge spanning the Han River in this capital of South Korea
    $200 17
EW for short, in 2019 this magazine about pop culture kept its name but went monthly
    $200 1
From December 16 to 24, Mexico commemorates the journey this biblical pair took from Nazareth to Bethlehem
    $200 7
In the Depression flour companies sold their product in bright print sacks as so many women were reduced to using them as these
    $200 12
Captain Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl"
    $200 27
Tracy Caulkins won 3 Olympic golds in this
    $400 21
Roseman & Hogback are but 2 covered bridges in this county, the "Covered Bridge Capital of Iowa"
    $400 23
A travel magazine launched in 2017 is named for this room-renting app
    $400 2
This holiday has its origins in the Celtic festival of Samhain, during which people wore masks to avoid being recognized by ghosts
    $400 6
SCOTUS upheld the independence of corporations, ruling in 1819 that N.H. had wrongly replaced the trustees of this school
    $400 10
Griet, the title gal in 2003's "Girl with a Pearl Earring"
    $400 28
Rapid, or a rapid bird
    $600 20
Before you freak out for safety reasons, the Wuppertal, Germany, landmark called this Bridge was painted, not clicked together
    $600 24
In 2000 Time announced that this other 4-letter magazine would no longer be monthly & would only publish special issues
    $600 13
First held in 1897, it's now run on Patriots' Day in April each year
    $600 4
To help them fight Hitler, in 1940 the U.S. traded the British 50 of this type of warship for leases on British bases
    $600 9
This lead singer as himself in the 2017 Pearl Jam concert film "Let's Play Two"
    $600 16
It's real hogwash
    DD: $3,000 18
European visitors gave a 60'-high landmark this alliterative name after seeing mournful vigils of pious Jews
    $800 25
A lot of "the usual gang of idiots" were out of work when this humor magazine went to mostly reprinting old material in 2019
    $800 14
LGBTQ Pride Month is celebrated each June to commemorate the 1969 riots at this inn
    $800 3
About 380,000 Civil War soldiers, or 10% of those who served, ended up as these, choosing to fight another day (or never)
    $800 8
Rafe & Danny, 2 fighter pilots triangulating with Kate Beckinsale in 2001's "Pearl Harbor"
    $800 29
Watch out for this con man
    $1000 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Here's the national trail, where you can take the 84-mile coast-to-coast walk and explore Roman forts along the World Heritage site of this historic landmark
    $1000 26
This long-running magazine started publishing a "Little Kids" edition to teach youngsters 3-6 about our big world
    $1000 15
This Utah festival regularly has more than 12,000 films submitted; about 200 end up getting shown
    $1000 5
Kansas Territory had this man as governor in 1858 and what's now a state capital is named for him
    $1000 11
Sherlock Holmes, opposite Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson in 1944's "The Pearl of Death"
    $1000 30
This sweeper started cleaning floors in 1999; the wet system soon followed

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

MacKenzie Allison Aaron
$1,600 $2,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Allison Aaron
$3,000 $7,200 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to replace the word "Jeopardy!" in each clue.)
    $400 7
"Let's Groove" with these guys
    $400 15
Protecting some species of animals during hot, dry periods, estivation is the summer equivalent of this "winter sleep"
    $400 1
Born in Warsaw, she is still the only woman to win Nobel prizes in 2 different fields
    $400 29
Concentrations of these, like methane & carbon dioxide, have driven climate change
    $400 10
This bank's stagecoach will keep rolling without CEO Tim Sloan, who stepped down in 2019 after 2 years & a lot of apologizing
    $400 24
"O Jeopardy!, Jeopardy!, wherefore art thou Jeopardy!?"
    $800 6
If you don't like them, you must be a "Creep"
    $800 16
Inhabiting the Amazon River Basin, the rare boto is also known as the pink this mammal
    $800 2
She was a leader in the Milwaukee Zionist Party before she was a prime minister of Israel
    $800 30
With this service your paycheck goes straight into your bank account
    $800 14
In 2013 Benedict XVI resigned & took the title Pope this, like a retired professor
    $800 25
"Get thee to a Jeopardy!"
    $1200 4
The crème de la crème of virtual hip-hop
    DD: $3,000 17
Extending for about 1,250 miles & visible from space, this marine feature has been called the world's largest ecosystem
    $1200 8
This teenager & her younger brother Ptolemy XIII became co-rulers upon the death of their father
    $1200 23
Colorful term for an aristocrat or a member of a socially prominent family
    $1200 13
Thomas Campbell went from a curator AKA "Tapestry Tom" to head of this 2,500-employee NYC institution but resigned in 2017
    $1200 28
"The better part of Jeopardy! is discretion"
    $1600 3
They have been affected by "Kryptonite"
    $1600 18
From Greek meaning "Earth-like", it's the type of hollow, crystal-lined rock seen here
    DD: $4,000 9
Widow of an anti-Somoza newspaperman, Violeta Chamorro was this country's 2 president from 1990 to 1997
    $1600 21
In high school, courses such as history, geography & civics come under this heading
    $1600 11
Sir Kim Darroch resigned from this post in 2019 after the leak of some comments of his about the U.S. administration
    $1600 26
"Life's but a walking Jeopardy!"
    $2000 5
They "Only Wanna Be With You"
    $2000 19
2 major types of gray wolves are timber, which live in forested areas, & this other "T", which live in the Arctic
    $2000 20
On June 16th, 1963, she set off on a nearly 71-hour flight, becoming a Soviet hero and the first woman in space
    $2000 22
French phrase for an attractive but dangerous woman
    $2000 12
An era in show biz journalism ended when he stepped down from the editorship of "Vanity Fair" in 2017
    $2000 27
"Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world like a Jeopardy!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Allison Aaron
$11,400 $21,000 $12,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The first Census, in 1790, listed 24 urban places; this port was the most populous one in the South

Final scores:

MacKenzie Allison Aaron
$21,001 $17,199 $24,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

MacKenzie Allison Aaron
$11,400 $23,200 $10,200
13 R,
0 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $44,800

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Game tape date: 2020-01-06
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