It’s Shopping Spree week and this is the fifth full week w/ that generic set.
EPISODE #5606: SHOPPING SPREE
$1K Tossup: PHRASE
T H A T ‘ _ / A
G _ E _ T / P R I _ E
Daniel is one letter off w/ “THAT’S A GREAT PRIZE”.
T H A T ‘ _ / A
G _ E _ T / P R I C E
Teleda correctly says “THAT’S A GREAT PRICE”. Let’s do some talking…
Teleda Holmes: certified pharmacist tech and hairstylist from Federal Way, WA
Annette Cerellie: director of ops. for a tech start-up wedding co. from NYC (orig. from L.A.)
Daniel Buckner: supply chain mgr. for an aerospace co. who plays the guitar and sings w/ the band Building James from Deerfield, NH
$2K Tossup: OCCUPATION
_ _ _ H _ _ _ C A L
E _ _ _ N _ _ _
Annette solves MECHANICAL ENGINEER.
FEATURED $5K SS: CreditCards (all of these SSs this week will be worth $5K each)
Jackpot Round: QUOTATION (golden $ wipe)
Annette gets both 1/2 KIAs right away w/ three T’s and two H’s, respectively (she got the blue one first, then she buys three E’s and duds out w/ N. Second, Daniel calls up three S’s for $1,200, a $550 G, and two I’s, but next is F for flunk while on the Jackpot. Third, Teleda wastes a turn w/ the MDW’s right side. Annette follows w/ two R’s for $1,100, two A’s, a FP O, a $500 L, a $600 Y and the U…then after a $500 C…
T H E
C U S T O _ E R / I S
A L _ A Y S / R I G H T
…she says “THE CUSTOMER IS ALWAYS RIGHT” for $19,450 cash and KIA Soul!
DUDS: N (Annette), F (Daniel)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Teleda
LEFT IN JACKPOT CART: $10,500
Teleda: $1K/Annette: $21,450 cash & Soul/Daniel: $0
Mystery Round: SAME NAME
Daniel’s up first w/ a $7K pair of S’s, four $500 T’s, and six E’s before he LaTs out. Teleda secondly says an L via the MW near the white wedge and goes for the obvious gamble..but she’s BANKRUPTED again. Third for Annette are two $1K R’s, and three A’s to clean out the vowels…
R E A L / E S T A T E
& / S E _ R E T
A _ E _ T
…she solves REAL ESTATE & SECRET AGENT for the $1,750 leftover.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Telda
SOLE LaT: Daniel
Teleda: $1K/Annette: $23,200 cash & Soul/Daniel: NOTHING
PP Round: SONG LYRICS
Teleda’s next turn ends quickly w/ T. Second, Annette has the WC w/ an H but then S for sorry. Third, Daniel can’t get any R’s. Teleda restarts w/ a $500 N, two A’s, but then nothing more w/ P. Next, Annette BANKRUPTS near the old WC spot to lose that thing. Daniel follows w/ a $900 C, two G’s for the BookPerk gift tag, a $1,500 D trio and a $300 L…
A / C H A N G _
_ _ _ L D / D _
_ _ _ / G _ _ D
…he recites the Sheryl Crow line “A CHANGE WOULD DO YOU GOOD” for $3,700 cash & GT plus a $6,500 Hotwire.com trip to the Chabil Mar Villas in BELIZE.
DUDS: T (Teleda), S (Annette), R (Daniel), P (Teleda)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Annette
Teleda: $1K/Annette: $23,200 cash & Soul/Daniel: $10,200 cash & prizes
$3K Tossup: PLACE
O U _ / N E C _ / _ F
_ H E / W _ _ D _
Annette locates OUR NECK OF THE WOODS to move to $26,200.
Round 4: THING
N for no is how she starts. Second for Daniel are a $900 S, a $1K T couple, four E’s, and two A’s before the S-U bell is heard…
_ _ T E _ A _ _
_ A S T E _ _ _ E _ E
…the leftover consonants are worth $1,400 each. Following an M by our big leader…
L _ T E R A R _
M A S T E R _ _ E _ E
…she puts together a LITERARY MASTERPIECE for said FS amount.
SOLE DUD (before bell): N (Annette)
Teleda: $1K/Annette: $27,600 cash & Soul/Daniel: $10,200 cash & prizes
BANKRUPT TRASH: WC
$100K Bonus Round
Annette might be doing some future shopping in this week’s vehicle — a ’12 Mazda CX-7 FWD. Her envelope’s the M of GAME (and maybe Mazda).
Here’s the starting help…
_ S _ _ _ _ _
_ _ _ E R S
MDBA won’t anything else, so she’s done for the night. Even if she had PSYCHIC POWERS, there was no way she would be getting that Mazda.
MY EP. RATING: 7