EPISODE #6040: AMERICA’S GAME
We wrap up this final extra episodes week on the Hawaii set.
$1K Tossup: THING
A / _ A M I _ _
T R A D _ _ I _ N
Ashley knows that this show is A FAMILY TRADITION, so she’s on the board and here’s our last normal panel of the season…
Ashley Wimberly: property management co. worker in Malibu and a fan of The Beatles from Oak Park, CA (orig. from Mountainburg, AR)
Nick Crouch: IT admin, Special Olympics of OK board of directors member and Camp Cavett member from Norman, OK
Dana Searle: market development manager for large beverage co. from Denver (orig. from New England)
$2K Tossup: AROUND THE HOUSE
_ _ N D O W
_ _ A D E _
Ashley triples up w/ WINDOW SHADES.
FEATURED HOTWIRE.COM TRIP: Zeigler House Inn in Savannah, GA worth $5K (the ghost tour addition during Halloween Week costs $60)
Round 1: SONG LYRICS
There she goes w/ a $600 R, a T for the Savannah trip, three O’s, four S’s for the Maui Jim gift tag and triple I’s, then we have…
O / _ _ _ _ T I _ _ _
_ O R / S _ _ _ I O _ S
S _ I _ S
She correctly recites the beginning of “America the Beautiful, “O BEAUTIFUL, FOR SPACIOUS SKIES” for a total of $8,600 cash & goodies.
Scores after R1
Ashley: $11,600/Others: $0 each
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Nick leads off w/ two T’s for the WC, a $500 R, and an E, then coming his direction are a $1,400 pair of Ns, a $700 S, two O’s, three F’s for another $2,100, and a $1,400 pair of K’s before we look at…
_ / F E _ S T
F _ T / F O R / _
K _ N _
K O N _
This may not be A FEAST FIT FOR A KING KONG, but it’ll work — $6,600. And BTW, those last four spins of his were on that red $700.
Scores after R2
Ashley: $11,600/Nick: $6,600 + WC/Dana: NOTHING
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
Dana finally gets her chance, but she’s off to a bad start w/ S. Ashley’s second in line w/ two T’s for $1,300, three E’s, a $500 R and a single A, then come two N’s for $1,800, triple O’s, but then the BANKRUPT near TD to lose $2,850. Third, Nick puts in two F’s for a grand, two M’s for $600 and two I’s to clean out the vowels. After those picks are a $500 G, a $600 H, a $350 P, but then the other normal BANKRUPT to clean him out of $2,800 and the WC…
P _ E N T _ / O F
T I M E / F O R
_ E A _ H _ O M _ I N G
…and Dana will have PLENTY OF TIME FOR BEACHCOMBING on the caravan.com TOUR OF PANAMA.
SOLE DUD: S (Dana)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (other players)
Scores after R3
Ashley: $11,600 cash & prizes/Nick: $6,600/Dana: $6,199 worth of stuff
$3K Tossup: PERSON
A / _ _ _ _
_ _ _ _ _ E R
Nick tries A MAIL CARRIER…incorrect.
A / _ E A L
C H _ R _ E R
Dana’s off by a letter w/ A REAL CHARGER and this should be our FOURTH AND FINAL TRIPLE STUMPER of the season. The answer was A REAL CHARMER, but Ashley will still kick off that next round despite not buzzing in.
Round 4: SHOW BIZ
First from her are a $700 pair of R’s, a $300 T, but then a bad E buy. Second, Nick finds a $500 S, a $900 and four A’s, followed by an $800 L, two I’s, a $400 C, but then M for mistake. Third, Dana gets up there a $500 G, two O’s to shut down the vowels, a $700 D, and a $350 B…
O R I G I N A L
B R O A D _ A _ / C A S T
…she gets ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST for $1,300.
DUDS: E (Ashley), M (Nick)
Going into R5
Ashley: $11,600 cash & prizes/Nick: $6,600/Dana: $7,499 worth of stuff
Round 5: ON THE MAP (full $1,350 speed-up)
_ _ N _ _ / _ _
N _ W / M _ _ _ _ _
Ashley pinpoints SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO to seal the deal.
Ashley: $12,950 cash & prizes/Nick: $6,600/Dana: $7,499 cash & Panama package
GRAND TOTAL: $27,049
BANKRUPT TRASH (WC not included): $5,650
$100K Bonus Round
She lands on the E in GAME like last night’s winner.
Let’s see some ending letters…
_ _ _ R/ _ _ _ _ E S T
_ _ _
YHGO does for her…
Y O _ R / _ _ G G E S T
_ _ N
I may not be YOUR BIGGEST FAN, lady, but nice job on making the $35K solve; she leaves w/ $47,950 cash & stuff.
$5K SPIN ID: VM9846771
MY EP. RATING: 6