WoF Recap: December 12, 2014


$1K Tossup: PHRASE

P L E _ T _ / T O
G O / _ R O _ N D

Tyler & Sherry solve PLENTY TO GO AROUND. Meeting the last three family duos of the week…

Sherry & Tyler Wilson (mother/son): he attends Piedmont Technical College (and is planning on transferring to Clemson); they’re from Aiken, SC
Diane McCormack & Dawn Bora (sisters): the former from Anaheim Hills owns a sign-installation co. w/ her hubby Bob while the latter’s from Canyon Lake
Erin & Amber Williams (twin sisters): Erin’s a production manager for an apparel co. from Columbus (orig. from Cleveland) while Amber’s a charity trainer

$2K Tossup: PEOPLE

_ O _ H _ _ / _ _ D
_ _ _ G _ T E R

The Williams sisters get MOTHER AND DAUGHTER in time.


Off they go w/ a $600 M, five T’s to add $2,500, two I’s, and three E’s, followed by a $700 R, three O’s, two L’s for the SS and two N’s for $1,600 before they…

_ E T T E R / N O T
_ O _ T
I ‘ M / T E L L I N _
_ O _ / _ _ _

…exactly recite “…BETTER NOT POUT, I’M TELLING YOU WHY” (from “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”) for a total of $12,150 cash & SS.


D & D: $0/Williamses: $15,150 cash & spree/Wilsons: $1K


Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

The Wilsons’ first letters of the night are a $700 R and an M while on the MW near $800. They risk the 7 Benjamins…and find the $$$ on the back side! But after their buy of three E’s is the sole dud vowel of I. D & D secondly take a $1,500 T trio, two A’s and five O’s, and four H’s for $3,600 more…

M R . / _ O T A T O
H E A _
O _ / T H E
H O _ _ E H O _ _

…they solve MR. POTATO HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD for $4,600.

SOLE DUD: I (Wilsons)

D & D: $4,600/Williamses: $15,150 cash & spree/Wilsons: $1K


PP/Express Round: THINGS

D & D instantly hit MDW’s right side. Second for the Williamses are a $650 S, two N’s for $1,200, a $500 R, two T’s for $1,200 and a couple E’s, but their next call of P isn’t there. Third the Wilsons light up a $500 W, a $650 L, and three A’s, then come a $500 G, two I’s, a $650 V…but then the sole dud vowel of U. D & D then put up a $1,200 B pair and the last vowel of O…

B R E A T _ T A _ I N G
B A L _ O N _ / V I E W S

…another $950 is theirs and they’ll enjoy the BREATHTAKING BALCONY VIEWS during their stay at the Grand Palladium JAMAICA Resort & Spa worth $13,428.

DUDS: P (Williamses), U (Wilsons)

D & D: $18,978 cash & Jamaica/Williamses: $15,150 cash & spree/Wilsons: $1K


$3K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK

_ _ P _ E _ / A / D
O R A _ G E S

The Williamses cut the deficit to $828 w/ APPLES AND ORANGES.

Speed-Up Round: EVENT

The consonants are worth $1,800 a pop on this Friday. After the frontloading W gets exposed early on…

W _ N N _ N _ / _
T _ _ _ N T / _ _ N T _ _ T

Dawn & Diana did more than just WINNING A TALENT CONTEST — they’ve punched their ticket to Bonusland.

D & D: $20,978 cash & Jamaica/Williamses: $18,150 cash & spree/Wilsons: $1K

GT: $41,128

WILLIAMSES SPIN ID: RR6031025 (Robert R.)
WILSONS SPIN ID: GN0564936 (Grace N.)


$100K Bonus Round
Diane takes the BW to the E of GAME.

Category: THING
1/2 the solution already…

E _ _ T
_ _ L L

I hate to break this to the Baker boys, but these ladies got this one in the bag w/ PXDI…

P _ L L

…and they easily solve EXIT POLL (it’s a survey of voters used to predict the outcome of an election) for $45K and a final total of $65,978 cash & trip!

LAST SPIN ID: CI0545179 (Cornelia I.)



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