EPISODE #5553: WHEEL AROUND THE WORLD
$1K Tossup: PHRASE
_ P A N _ _ N _
T H E / _ _ O _ E
Precious knows that this show’s SPANNING THE GLOBE. Wednesday’s winner wannabes…
Precious Haines: security manager from Manhattan Beach, CA
Cheryl Baker: grandma married to Steve w/ their own basketball team (four children and three stepkids) from Hernando, MS
Billy Irwin: specialty representative for a pharmaceutical company and a nephew of Francis Scott Key from Cabot, AR
$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
_ _ _ _ C _ / _ N I O N
_ _ _ _
Billy tastes some FRENCH ONION SOUP.
FEATURED TRIP: Peru from g adventures.com worth $7,298
Jackpot Round: EVENT
A T for tour gets him started, but he’s gotta give it right back to the BANKRUPT near the WC. Second, Precious FPs two E’s, picks up the green 1/2 KIA w/ five N’s, calls up two Jackpot L’s, and buys the rest of the vowels. Following two S’s for the other 1/2 KIA…
A N N U A L / S A L E S
_ O N _ E N T I O N
…the corporate people of said auto manufacturer at their next ANNUAL SALES CONVENTION will be talking about how this show gave away another $15K Soul; that was an $18,500 round for her!
SOLE BANKRUPT: Billy
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $7K
Scores after R1
Precious: $19,500 cash & Soul/Cheryl: $0/Bily: $2K
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Our big leader begins w/ three N’s via the MW next to the MDW. She turns down the $3K offer…for the big money! But after her next picks of a $300 T and an E buy is the LaT. Second, Cheryl puts in two S’s for $600, three A’s, a D for the WC, and the last vowel of I. After a $350 B…
B A N A N A
S _ _ I T
E N D S
…she spots some BANANA SPLIT ENDS for the house minimum.
SOLE LaT: Precious
Scores after R2
Precious: $19,500 cash & Soul/Cheryl: $1K WC/Bily: $2K
PP Round: FUN & GAMES
Cheryl, who just got on the board in the last round, begins this one w/ three T’s for $1,200 but then a baddie of F. Second, Billy inserts four N’s for $3,600, buys seven A’s and two I’s, puts up a $500 S and a $400 D, and buys an O, then coming his way next are a $1K pair of R’s, a $600 L, but then the other normal BANKRUPT to wipe out $5,350. That opens the door for Precious…
T A _ I N _ / A N
I S L A N D / T O _ R
_ _ / _ A T A _ A R A N
…she’ll be TAKING AN ISLAND TOUR BY CATAMARAN during her stay at The Westin ST. MAARTEN Dawn Beach Resort & Spa w/ Hotwire.com travel worth $8,265.
SOLE DUD: F (Cheryl)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Billy
Scores after R3
Precious: $27,765 cash & prizes/Cheryl: $1K WC/Bily: $2K
$3K Tossup: PROPER NAME
R _ _ E R T
D _ _ _ E Y / _ R .
Billy solves “Iron Man” actor ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. to make his $2K become $5K.
Round 4: QUOTATION (full $1,300 speed-up)
After he puts up the M…
_ L L / R _ _ _ S
L _ _ _ / T _ / R _ M _
…he says “ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME” for $3,900 more.
DUDS: N (Precious), H (Cheryl)
Precious: $27,765 cash & prizes/Cheryl: $1K/Bily: $8,900
BANKRUPT TRASH: $12,648 cash & Peru
$100K Bonus Round
The BW stops on the I of SPIN at the last second.
Hmm, I wonder what the first word could be?…
_ R E _ _ _ _ S
_ _ R _ _
CPGA is a great combination, because we now have…
P R E C _ _ _ S
C A R G _
…well, what are the odds of somebody’s first name appearing in a puzzle like this one? Anyway, she wins $35K in PRECIOUS CARGO for a total of $62,765 cash & prizes!
MY EP. RATING: 8