EPISODE #6042: HAPPY FATHER’S DAY
$1K Tossup: THE 80’s
_ _ _ E _ / _ _ _
A _ D / A / _ _ _ Y
Steve quickly solves “THREE MEN AND A BABY”. Next to play are…
Steve Thompson: National Univ. foreign history student and acoustic restaurant musician w/ 2 yr. old Steven and a daughter on the way named Jolee from Running Springs, CA
Damon Dozier: event manager for ticketing/promotional co. w/ daughter Diamond from L.A.
David Bannon: motor vehicle damage appraiser w/ son Tyler from Westerly, RI
$2K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
_ _ N N _ _ G
_ _ _ / _ A S E S
David’s rightly RUNNING THE BASES.
FEATURED $5K SS: DICK’S
Round 1: WAYD?
David picks up that SS right away w/ three N’s, calls two G’s for $1,400, and buys three I’s and two E’s, then comes three H’s for the 1/2 CAR near $900, the rest of the vowels, but then the MDW’s right-side BANKRUPT to give up $8,400 cash & SS plus his plate. Second, Steve spots two S’s for a grand, a $700 pair of R’s, and a $600 B, but he gets the other MDW BANKRUPT to forfeit $2,300. Third, Damon gets the gas cards (76 printed on that) w/ an R and a $900 F…
F I _ I N G
T H I N G S / _ R O U N D
T H E / H O U S E
…he knows about FIXING THINGS AROUND THE HOUSE for $2,400 cash & gas.
BANKRUPTS: 2 (opposition)
Scores after R1
David: $2K/Steve: $1K/Damon: $2,400 cash & gas
Mystery Round: SAME LETTER
Steve’s first call of N is nowhere to be found. Second, Damon takes a $500 T, an I, and three S’s while on the MW near LaT. He risks his leftover $250…and BANKRUPTS. Third for David are a $1K D, two A’s, two M’s for $1,800 extra, and the SL of four G’s that’s perfect for $14K! Board now…
G I _ M _ S
G A D G _ T S / &
G A M _ S
He can buy lots of GIZMOS, GADGETS & GAMES w/ $16,550!
SOLE DUD: N (Steve)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Damon
Scores after R2
David: $18,550/Steve: $1K/Damon: $2,400 cash & gift tag
Repeating Bonus Puzzle Flashback: PLUG IT IN (first aired on March 25 this year; the lady struck out completely w/ CDMA)
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
With a big hole to climb, Damon begins w/ two T’s for $600, two A’s, but the N fails a man for the second round in a row. Second, David picks a $900 S, a $600 L, but then D for dud. Afterwards…
_ L _ A S _
T A _ _ / _ _
_ _ T _ / _ _ _
…hey Steve, PLEASE TAKE ME WITH YOU on a bookit.com trip package to the Sugar Bay Resort in ST. THOMAS.
DUDS: N (Damon), D (David)
Scores after R3
David: $18,550/Steve: $10,809 cash & prizes/Damon: $2,400 cash & gas
$3K Tossup: THINGS
_ _ M P _ R
C A B _ _ _
Damon hooks up these JUMPER CABLES.
Round 4: LIVING THING
T for terrible is how Damon begins this round of play. Second in David’s favor are a $650 S, E and A singles, but then C for crap-out. Third, Steve FPs a dud of I and loses a turn w/ the R. After Damon BANKRUPTS near $650, David plugs in a $600 N and an O to clean out the vowels. Following triple D’s for $1,500, and a $1,200 pair of G’s…
D A D D _
_ O N G _ E G S
…he squashes this DADDY LONGLEGS for $3,200 more.
DUDS: T (Damon), C (David), I (Steve), R (Steve)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Damon
Scores after R4
David: $21,750/Steve: $10,809 cash & prizes/Damon: $5,400 cash & gas
Round 5: RHYME TIME (full $1,300 speed-up)
Two S’s get called by Steve early on…
_ _ _ _ _ _ N S / _ N D
_ _ _ _ _ _ N S
…MITTENS AND KITTENS is not gonna cut it. Later, Damon buys two O’s for free…
_ _ L L _ O N S / _ N D
B _ L L _ O N S
…he gets MILLIONS AND BILLIONS for the house minimum.
DUDS: H (David), G (Damon), R (Damon)
SOLE DQ: Steve’s blown solve
David: $21,750/Steve: $10,809 cash & prizes/Damon: $6,400 cash & gas
GRAND TOTAL: $38,959
BANKRUPT: TRASH (excluding plate): $13,950 cash & spree
$100K Bonus Round
David’s taken out the M envelope of GAME.
This is a technique that you do on your computer…
_ _ _ N T / _ N _
_ L _ _ _
CDMO puts in besides the obvious D…
_ O _ N T / _ N D
C L _ C _
After a successful POINT AND CLICK manuever…he wins that damned amount for a final total of $51,750.
$5K SPIN ID: SH8674967
MY EP. RATING: 7