Show #4879 - Thursday, November 24, 2005

Bill MacDonald game 3.


[<< previous game]

Wendy Stancer, a database administrator from Walnut Creek, California

Ben Davis, an investment specialist from Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

Bill MacDonald, an attorney from Bonita Springs, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,399)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
A wise Haida Indian saying tells us, "We do not inherit this land from our ancestors, we borrow it from" these
    $200 13
(Jon of the Clue Crew toasts from behind a spread of meats at a dinner table in Gdansk, Poland.) In Polish vocabulary, you may not know "piwo", beer, but you probably know the word the word for this type of sausage
    $200 12
Cater-corner became kitty-corner after people stopped using "cater" to mean this number
    $200 7
An Egyptian & a Roman fall in love
    $200 1
This energetic forerunner of funk had "a brand new bag" in 1965
    $200 6
He appointed Earl Warren Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
    $400 15
Native American tribes that call this state home include the Penobscot & the Passamaquoddy
    $400 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew helps herself to an all-you-can-eat in Stockholm, Sweden.) This classic Swedish spread wouldn't be complete without plates of sill, herring that is often pickled
    $400 17
Formed by folk etymology from an Old French word, it's not a basement but a small holder for salt
    $400 8
A professor turns a guttersnipe into a cultured pearl
    $400 2
"Average" British band that crossed the Atlantic & the color line with funk hits like "Pick Up The Pieces"
    $400 24
Joe Montana's unbelievable 1982 playoff touchdown pass to this receiver is known simply as "The Catch"
    $600 21
Around 900 A.D. the Toltec Indians set up an empire centered in Tula, just north of this current world capital
    $600 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew enjoys a stew-like dish in Moscow, Russia.) Poet Yevtushenko said he worked on the principle of this dish: throw beets, carrots, cabbage in--what's important is the taste
    $600 18
This 10-letter word we use for someone ending his bachelorhood is partly from an alteration of guma, "man"
    $600 9
A shy girl collects crystal
    $600 3
The man who replaced Aaron Burr as vice president shares his name with this funkmeister
    $600 25
During the 19th c., Yale prof. William Dwight Whitney was one of the foremost experts on this ancient language of India
    $800 22
With close to 650,000, this state leads the U.S. in number of Native Americans, followed by Okla. & Arizona
    $800 29
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew points out some finned edibles in Tallinn, Estonia.) This small fish with the name of a nursery rhyme character is big in Estonia, especially smoked
    $800 19
Our word "cutlet" for a thin slice evolved from the French cotelette, a little one of these body parts
    $800 10
A man of principle defies a king
    $800 4
In 1976 this fruitful band hit No. 1 with "Play That Funky Music (White Boy)"
    $800 26
Early 20th century banker & politician Dwight Whitney Morrow was the father-in-law of this American hero
    $1000 23
John Smith's use of threats & force to get corn for the Jamestown Colony irked this Native American chief
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew chows down in Gdansk, Poland.) They're a sort of Polish ravioli, & here in Gdansk, they taste just like Matka used to make
    DD: $4,800 20
To get this word for a smelly varmint, we anglicized the French for "feline that eats poultry"
    $1000 11
Becket buys the farm
    $1000 5
The opening of this "Kool" funk classic about an L.A. district is heard here
    $1000 27
In 1889 this U.S. evangelist founded the Chicago Bible Institute that today bears his name

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Bill Ben Wendy
$5,600 $400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Ben Wendy
$9,400 $2,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want to you to name the subject of each biopic in...)
(Alex: ...for 2005.)
    $400 8
Einstein's groundbreaking papers appeared in the German journal Annals of this science founded in 1790
    $400 3
"Pride of the Yankees"
    $400 1
This important 1925 event in Tennessee focused attention on the teaching of evolution
    $400 24
Act I of this "airborne" Wagner work includes a tenor aria about a sailor returning to his sweetheart
    $400 21
Richard Kovacevich will need many stagecoaches for the $53.1 million he withdrew from this bank
    $400 2
Taking its name from a Portuguese word for "simpleton", this critter famously went extinct way back in 1681
    $800 9
You can go to this nearest star system & come back younger than your twin
    $800 4
    $800 17
Its location on the historic Chickasaw Bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River has made it the "Bluff City"
    $800 27
In 1782 Mozart married Constanze & made Constanze the harem-bound heroine of "The Abduction from" here
    $800 22
This former head of Paramount can spend a lot at Ticketmaster & his Home Shopping Network with his $156 mil. from IAC
    $800 11
Given in Iowa in Jan. 2004, this politician's most memorable quote may have been "Yeeeeeaaaaaargh!"
    $1200 10
This property, the middle letter in the familiar version of Einstein's famous equation, grows with velocity
    $1200 5
"The Hurricane"
    $1200 18
In a bluegrass standard this "Good Ol'" Tennessee place is "home sweet home to me"
    DD: $2,000 28
In a Richard Strauss opera, the princess sends one of these to her cavalier--hence the title
    $1200 23
Lew Frankfort totes a big handbag for the $86.5 million he earned from this leather accessory co.
    $1200 14
The Innocence Project works to exonerate the wrongfully convicted using this 3-letter type of evidence
    $1600 12
Section I.1 of the June 1905 relativity paper defines the use of these everyday devices within stationary systems
    $1600 6
"Cinderella Man"
    DD: $4,000 19
Following his 1992 death, this author was returned to his roots at his boyhood home in Henning, Tennessee
    $1600 25
Ray Irani pumped $64.1 million out of this oil company that Armand Hammer turned into a gusher
    $1600 15
Tamerlane had 100,000 people killed & then razed this old city in India in 1398
    $2000 13
The 1905 theory is commonly called this version because it refers only to uniform motion with constant velocity
    $2000 7
    $2000 20
In 1991 this former Tennessee governor became President Bush's Secretary of Education
    $2000 26
Larry Ellison needs a database to keep track of the $45.8 mil. he inputted from this company that now owns Peoplesoft
    $2000 16
This lord known for a relationship with Oscar Wilde declared, "I am the love that dare not speak its name"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Ben Wendy
$22,200 $2,200 $7,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2005, the 700th anniversary of his execution, his 5-foot sword was displayed in N.Y. as part of a Tartan Day celebration

Final scores:

Bill Ben Wendy
$30,399 $4,399 $9,599
3-day champion: $53,798 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Ben Wendy
$17,600 $6,200 $7,000
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2005-08-17
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at