EPISODE #5620: AMERICA’S GAME (WK. 4)
Another good AG Week comes to an end on the set of “Big Money Week”.
$1K Tossup: PROPER NAME
B _ _ J _ _ _ N
_ R _ _ _ _ _ _
This guy appears on the $100 bill, and Kristin knows that’s BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Friday’s folks…
Kristin Roth: E.S.O.L teacher at DuPont ES from Chattanooga, TN
Sherika Little: mental health professional from Lithonia, GA (orig. from Winston-Salem)
Michael Rose: customer service representative for a large federal organization from Westminster, CO
$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
_ _ _ _ M / _ F
W _ E A _
Kristin triples up w/ CREAM OF WHEAT.
FEATURED TRIP: MSC Caribbean Cruise from Hotwire worth $7,200
Jackpot Round: QUOTATION
She leads off w/ two Jackpot N’s, two A’s, a D for the blue 1/2 KIA, two R’s for $1,600, and four E’s, followed by a $7,500 T trio and an I quartet before we see…
_ I _ E
_ I _ E R T _ / A N D
T _ E / _ _ R _ _ I T
_ _ / _ A _ _ I N E _ _
…she solves “LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS” from “The Declaration of Independence” for $9,850.
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $9,300
Kristin: $12,850 1/2 KIA/Others: $0 each
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Sherika starts w/ an S while on the MW near the MD one and takes the obvious gamble…$10K! Next up are two T’s for the gas card, two H’s for that WC, two $1K W’s, two E’s, three O’s, and the same quantity of A’s. The board now…
W H O ‘ S / A _ _ A _ _
O _ / T H E / _ _ _ / _ A _
W O _ _
_ _ _ T _ E _
…WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF BLITZER? Not me nor this lady, because she’s won $12,250 cash & gas.
Kristin: $12,850 1/2 KIA/Sherika: $12,250 cash & GT WC/Michael: $0
PP Round: PHRASE
Michael finally get his chance. His first letters this night are a $2,400 N trio, an I buy, but then A for awful. Second for Kristin are a $450 G, a $500 S, four E’s, and two T’s for $1,800 more before she gives up her Soul opportunity…
E _ E _ _ T _ I N G
_ N _ E _ / T _ E / S _ N
…another $2,500 is hers and she’ll be seeing EVERYTHING UNDER THE SUN during her $6,700 stay at the Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa in JAMAICA.
SOLE DUD: A (Michael)
Kristin: $22,050 cash & Jamaica/Sherika: $12,250 cash & GT WC/Michael: HARD LUCK
$3K Tossup: LIVING THING
F _ O R I D A
_ A _ T H E R
Kristin captures a FLORIDA PANTHER for the Tossup sweep and a new total of over $25K.
Round 4: EVENT
Next on her letter-calling spree are a $1,600 N pairing, two O’s, and an I before the BANKRUPT near the invisible WC gets her to the tune of $1,100. Sherika secondly can’t find any T’s. Down Mike’s path third are a $350 S, two FP A’s, a $500 R, the last vowel of E, a $400 L, and two D’s to add a grand…
L A N D _ A R _
D E _ I S I O N
…he solves LANDMARK DECISION for his first $2K.
SOLE DUD: T (Sherika)
SOLE BANKRUPT OF THE GAME: Kristin
Kristin: $25,050 cash & Jamaica/Sherika: $12,250 cash & GT WC/Michael: $2K
Round 5: LANDMARK
It’s S-U time following Sherika’s $400 T…
T _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
_ _ _ _
…the remaining consonants are worth $1,500 each time it appears. Michael later calls the backloading N…
T H _ / H _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
S _ _ N
…he solves THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN for $3K.
DUDS (both after bell): R (Kristin), P (Sherika)
Kristin: $25,050 cash & Jamaica/Sherika: $12,250 cash & GT/Michael: $5K
BANKRUPT TRASH: $1,100
$100K Bonus Round
Kristin takes out the C envelope.
The last letter(s) of both lines are…
_ / _ _ T
_ _ _ _ E
HDMA gives two of the hot vowel…
A / _ _ T
A _ _ _ E
…but she isn’t A CUT ABOVE in her puzzle-solving skills, because she’s wrong w/ A PIT ABOVE and doesn’t win the $30K.
Thanks to those big wins Wed. and Thus., a GT of $306,363 was given away on this latest AG Week!
MY EP. RATING: 7