Show #4948 - Wednesday, March 1, 2006


[<< previous game]

Amit Bose, an attorney from Tucker, Georgia

Melanie Perreault, a college history professor from Salisbury, Maryland

Jimmy Orsag, a journalist from Rochester, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,602)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
Martin Luther translated the Bible into this language
    $200 17
In the eighth inning of a 1927 game against Washington, he blasted his then record 60th home run of the season
    $200 12
Dis music of da Caribbean blends da blues, calypso & rock, mon
    $200 7
The 150th anniversary of this 1849 California event was honored on a 1999 U.S. stamp
    DD: $600 6
The title of this 1939 mystery by Raymond Chandler is a slang term for death
    $200 1
Marilyn Monroe graced his first centerfold back in 1953
    $400 23
She became queen of Scots in 1542 when she was less than a week old
    $400 18
If you don't know it's the eighth planet from the Sun, you're all wet
    $400 13
Legally, this type of assault involves serious bodily injury
    $400 8
Home to Theo Kearney, the Raisin King of California, this city grew up around a train station
    $400 25
This detecting couple whom Dashiell Hammett introduced in "The Thin Man" had a dog named Asta
    $400 2
This actor has played the befuddled Bertie Wooster & the curmudgeonly Dr. House
    $600 24
In 1570 this first Russian czar killed thousands in Novgorod; he thought they were conspiring against him
    $600 19
The eighth plague of Egypt in Exodus, they plague some areas of the Earth every 17 years
    $600 14
Apologies to those dining at home now: it's a soft-bodied, legless larva of certain flies
    $600 9
This "royal road" linked missions in California from Sonoma down to San Diego
    $600 26
The V.I. in this hard-boiled detective's name stands for Victoria Iphigenia
    $600 3
He's starred in "Mickey Blue Eyes" as well as "Lair of the White Worm"
    $800 29
In 1559, during Pope Paul IV's reign, the church first published this banned-reading list
    $800 20
In Hinduism, Krishna is considered the eighth earthly incarnation of this preserver god
    $800 15
Slang for "hyped", it also means beaten with a whip as punishment
    $800 10
Spanish for "the bull", it's the site of a former Marine Corps air station near Santa Ana, California
    $800 27
Some editions of this Dickens novel begin, "An ancient English cathedral town..."; others say "tower"--it's a "Mystery"!
    $800 4
In September 2005 this Aussie won an Emmy for hosting the Tony Awards
    $1000 30
In the 1569 Union of Lublin, Zygmunt II united Lithuania & this country
    $1000 21
Born in 1961, this famous woman was the daughter of the Eighth Earl Spencer
    $1000 16
To overwhelm or bewilder, especially while playing a certain Parker Brothers word game
    $1000 11
Nicknamed "Duke", in 1982 he became the first Armenian-American elected governor of a state
    $1000 28
"The Mystery of" her is Poe's sequel to "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"
    $1000 5
At one time a game-show host, he's known better as a host of "20/20"

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

Jimmy Melanie Amit
$1,400 $3,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jimmy Melanie Amit
$2,800 $5,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the pro sports team for us.)
    $400 24
In October 1962 JFK was photographed in the Oval Office with Soviet leader who were unaware he already knew about this crisis
    $400 1
At first base, Gary Cooper
    $400 12
The first Greek philosophers are known as pre-this, for the man known for his method
    $400 20
A country in Africa, or the little circle punched out of a punch card
    $400 11
You'll find the incus, the malleus & the tympanic membrane in this body part
    $400 6
This empire spoke a language called Quechua & stretched for more than 2,500 miles
    $800 25
Kennedy included Republicans in his Cabinet: Secy. of the Treasury C. Douglas Dillon & Robert McNamara, Secretary of this
    $800 2
No. 40
Billy Dee Williams
    $800 13
From the Greek for "pleasure", it's the doctrine that pleasure is the highest good
    DD: $500 21
It's defined as 66 degrees 30 minutes north latitude & all points on it lie 1,624 miles from the North Geographic Pole
    $800 16
If this conical tube connecting mouth & esophagus is damaged, you can't make vowel sounds
    $800 7
This 14-letter word for a society's intellectual elite comes from the Russian
    $1200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from the JFK Library & Museum in Boston, MA.) One exhibit at the Kennedy Library recreates the Justice Department office of this man, John F. Kennedy's most trusted advisor
    $1200 3
At QB, Warren Beatty
    $1200 14
Kant published a "Critique of Pure" this in 1781 & Feyerabend published a "Farewell to" it in 1987
    $1200 22
This 2-letter word is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter
    DD: $500 17
Each day this dark purple, ductless 6-letter organ destroys about 200 billion red blood cells on purpose
    $1200 8
On Dec. 28, 1846 it joined the U.S. as the 29th state
    $1600 27
A 1961 Gallup poll named JFK the most admired man; on the female list, Jackie placed second, trailing this woman
    $1600 4
John Cusack
Ray Liotta
    $1600 15
In "Essay Concerning Human Understanding", he argued that we're born with a blank slate, with no innate ideas
    $1600 23
Virgil & Dante find Ulysses among the evil counselors in the 8th circle of Hell in this first part of "The Divine Comedy"
    $1600 18
It's the pear-shaped, bile-holding sac near the right lobe of the liver
    $1600 9
Ships known as these were used in the Crimean War a few years before the U.S. outfitted the Monitor as one
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads next to a rocking chair in the JFK Library & Museum in Boston, MA.) Because of his bad back, President Kennedy often sat in one of his famous rocking chairs, even when meeting with this future prime minister in 1962
    $2000 5
No. 85
Cuba Gooding Jr.
    $2000 28
In this work, Nietzsche introduced the concepts of the Ubermensch, or superman, & the will to power
    $2000 29
There are 2 shapes in this name, formed as a NYC repertory company in 1951
    $2000 19
This "master" gland is joined to the hypothalamus
    $2000 10
This forest of the Congo is renowned as the home of the pygmies

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jimmy Melanie Amit
$8,400 $11,600 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This word regarding infidelity came from a certain bird leaving its eggs in other nests to be raised

Final scores:

Jimmy Melanie Amit
$5,198 $399 $5,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $5,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jimmy Melanie Amit
$8,400 $12,600 $11,800
12 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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

Game tape date: Unknown
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