WOF Recap: October 20, 2014

EPISODE #6071: GREAT OUTDOORS

$1K Tossup: PHRASE

G _ / _ U _ S I D E
A N _ / P _ A Y

Eric rightly replies “GO OUTSIDE AND PLAY”. Leading the week off are these people… 

Eric Comacho: support analyst for a web translation co. from Margate, FL
Carla Ramirez: Santiango ES special ed aide from Santa Ana

Jennifer Petersen: Truman St. Univ. accounting student and a member of Delta Sigma Pi and Alpha Sigma Gamma from Wildwood, MO

$2K Tossup: LIVING THING

H O R S _ S _ _ E
_ R _ B

Jennifer spots a HORSESHOE CRAB for control. 

FEATURED TRIP: Chongwe River Camp in Zambia worth $9K
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: DICK’S Sporting Goods
1/2 CAR: 2015 Ford Fiesta S

Round 1: WAYD? (ATV wipe)

She wastes a spin w/ the BANKRUPT near $650. Second, Eric says S for sorry. Third, Carla calls up a G for the WC, three N’s for the 1/2 CAR next to the pink $900 and three obvious I’s, followed by an R for the other 1/2 CAR, three E’s, three $700 T’s, H and F singles at $800 a pop, a FP U and two TD L’s, then she goes for the big solve…

F I L L I N G / _ _
_ _ N T E E N / _ I T H
_ _ T E R

we finally have our first car win of the season — she says “FILLING MY CANTEEN WITH WATER” for $10,700 and the $14,690 Fiesta!

SOLE DUD: S (Eric)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Jennifer

Eric: $1K/Carla: $25,390 cash & Fiesta WC/Jennifer: $2K

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Eric kicks off w/ a $900 T and an $800 S, then he buys an A, three E’s and three I’s before hitting the MDW’s left side to lose the $950 remainder. Second, Carla picks up the South Africa w/ two E’s, but duds out w/ D while on the MW near $800. Third, Jennifer spots a G and flips the other MWbut that’s the wrong one. Returning to Eric who puts up a $1,400 H pair, two F’s for $1,300 and a TD L…

A / S I G H / _ F
R E L I E F
_ I T _ H E R

…he solves A SIGH OF RELIEF PITCHER for $6,200.

SOLE DUD: D (Carla)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (everybody else)

Eric: $7,200/Carla: $25,390 cash & Fiesta WC/Jennifer: $2K 

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PP/Express Round: FOOD & DRINK

Our car winner is off and running w/ R and S singles at $500 each, three E’s, a T for the DICK’S gift tag, two L’s for $1,600, and twin I’s. But after four $900 N’s is the BANKRUPT near $650 to wipe out $7,200 cash & GT along w/ her WC. Jennifer secondly catches two C’s via EXPRESS and WISELY GOES ABOARD

Next Choices: two H’s, M, two G’s, two D’s and the last consonant of P

C H _ M P _ G N E
& / C _ N D L E L I G H T
D I N N E R S

…she’s banked another $10K and a hotwire trip to the Pelican Eyes Resort in NICARAGUA worth $7,700!

SOLE BANKRUPT: Carla

Eric: $7,200/Carla: $25,390 cash & Fiesta/Jennifer: $19,700 cash & Nicaragua 

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$3K Tossup: FUN & GAMES

O _ S T A _ L E
_ O _ R _ E

This is what every “Wipeout” or “American Ninja Warrior” competitor runs, and Eric gets OBSTACLE COURSE to break five figures.

Speed-Up Round: THING

$1,700 per consonant this evening. After a D (first letter of the bottom word) shows up…

P _ C _ _ T
D _ C T _ _ N _ R _

Jennifer has a POCKET DICTIONARY for $3,400.

DUDS: H (Jennifer), S (Eric), L (Carla)

FINAL SCORES
Eric: $10,200/Carla: $25,390 cash & Fiesta/Jennifer: $23,100 cash & Nicaragua 

GT: $58,690 (new S-H!)
BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding WC): $8,150

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$100K Bonus Round
Can Carla win a second car in a 2015 Chevrolet Volt? Her envelope’s the first A of AMERICA’S.

Category: PHRASE
Decent help on the bottom to start…

_ _ _ _ / _ _
T _ E / _ _ _ N E 

PCHO is a PERFECT combination…

P _ C _ / _ P
T H E / P H O N E 

…she will PICK UP THE PHONE and tell her friends that she’s won…

the damn minimum for a final total of $57,390 cash & car.

$5K SPIN ID: RL5552336

MY EP. RATING: 8

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