Responses for 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 Ph.D. 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 responses

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
savanna

MacKenzie
    $200 7
a mane

Greg
    $200 26
Madagascar

MacKenzie
    $200 3
stag

Greg
    $200 1
Fitbit

MacKenzie
    $200 13
five

MacKenzie
    $400 9
a divide

MacKenzie
    $400 17
a strand

Greg
    $400 27
the Nile

Signe
    $400 16
halt

MacKenzie
    $400 2
Snapchat

Signe
    $400 14
a red card

Greg
    $3,200 10
an isthmus

MacKenzie
    $600 18
peach fuzz

Greg
    $600 28
(Signe: What are the Mauritius?)

Cape Verde

MacKenzieSigne
    $600 21
glint

Greg
    $600 4
swipe right

MacKenzie
    $600 15
a helmet

Signe
    $800 11
a caldera

Greg
    $800 19
a mohawk

Signe
    $800 29
Liberia

Signe
    $800 22
plight

Triple Stumper
    $800 5
Chrome

MacKenzie
    $800 24
(Greg: What is an umpire?)

the linesmen

Greg
Triple Stumper
    $1000 12
playa

MacKenzie
    $1000 20
a chignon

Signe
    $1000 30
Lake Victoria

Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
a slat

Greg
    $1000 6
Twitch

MacKenzie
    $1000 25
T.

Triple Stumper

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 responses

TRIUMPH OF ARCHES
INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES
HIT & "RUN"
LET'S SPEAK HINDI!
NAMES OF THE 1920s
LITERARY LEE
    $400 17
the Duke of Wellington

Triple Stumper
    $400 25
the Hanseatic League

Signe
    $400 1
"Born To Run"

Greg
    $400 7
Hare

MacKenzie
    $400 12
(Greg: Who is...)

(Amelia) Earhart

MacKenzieGreg
    $400 6
Harper Lee

Greg
    $800 18
Moorish

MacKenzie
    $800 26
(Alex: Less than a minute to go now, Signe.)

Haile Selassie

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
"Run This Town"

MacKenzie
    $800 22
bungalow

Triple Stumper
    $800 13
Teapot Dome

MacKenzie
    $800 8
Lee Child

Triple Stumper
    $1200 19
Laos

MacKenzie
    $1200 27
Emirates

Signe
    $1200 3
"Runnin' Down a Dream"

Greg
    $1200 23
(Alex: Yes. Got to love it.)

basmati

Greg
    $1200 14
(MacKenzie: Who is Pickford?)

Clara Bow

MacKenzie
Triple Stumper
    $1200 9
a steam shovel

Triple Stumper
    $1600 20
(Greg: What is the Hermitage?)

the Winter Palace

Greg
Triple Stumper
    $2,000 28
(Signe: What is Sweden?)

Morocco

Signe
    $1600 4
"Runaway Train"

Greg
    $1600 24
Sikhism

MacKenzie
    $1600 15
Howard Carter

Triple Stumper
    $1600 10
Virginia Woolf

Triple Stumper
    $2000 21
José Martí

Triple Stumper
    $2000 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

British Airways

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
"Run It"

MacKenzie
    $5,000 16
Sacco & Vanzetti

MacKenzie
    $2000 11
Edgar Lee Masters

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

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

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

SCIENCE WORDS
(Alex: [Seeing MacKenzie's response] Interesting spelling.)
[Laughter]
(Alex: I noticed when you were writing you wrote down "S-A-T" and then you paused and wrote "L-I-T-E" trying to figure out which vowel to put in between.)
(MacKenzie: Yup.)
(Alex: You put the wrong one.)
[MacKenzie laughs]
SigneWhat Planetary
$2,500
GregWhat is astronomy?
$100
MacKenzieWhat is satalite?
$0
satellite

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:

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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