WoF Recap: February 10, 2015

EPISODE #6152: SECOND HONEYMOON (HAWAII)

$1K Tossup: SONG TITLE

_ E _ ‘ S / _ T A Y
T _ G _ T _ E R

Pam solves Al Green’s “LET’S STAY TOGETHER”. Tuesday’s married duos…

Bronson & Pam McGuire (2.5 yrs.): he’s a hospital dietary cook
Erich & Kaua Jackson (6 yrs.): he’s a policeman (and they met at court)
Lyle & Julia Keanini (8 yrs.): he’s a deputy prosecuting attorney while she’s an aspiring young adult author

$2K Tossup: CHARACTER

_ _ _ N C E
C _ A R M _ N G

The Keaninis solve PRINCE CHARMING.

FEATURED UNFORGETTABLE HONEYMOON: Alaska worth $9,900 (all the pre-R1 prizes will be provided by that company)
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: Tommy Bahama

Round 1: FOOD & DRINK

They lead off w/ two N’s for a grand, two E”s and six A’s, two L’s for the AK trip, and two I’s before they LaT to leave $11,150 cash & trip on the table. Second, the McGuires call up a $500 T and $800 S, but they also LaT out. Third, the Jacksons pick a $650 G, the last vowel of O, and a $1,300 pair of M’s…

_ O M E M A _ E
I T A L I A N
L A S A G N A

…they eat up some HOMEMADE ITALIAN LASAGNA and we have a virtual three-way tie.

LaTs: 2 (other couples)

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Mystery Round: SAME LETTER

First for the McGuires are a $500 S but then T for trouble. Second, the Jacksons have their first taste of LaT like everybody else. Third, the Keaninis choose two $900 L’s, but then E for error. The McGuires’ second turn sees them taking a $650 R but then M for mistake. The Jacksons try again w/ a $600 C, three A’s, but then an E recall. After the Keaninis buy the I and two O’s to clean out the vowels, they lose their turn w/ a P call. The McGuires then pick off the SL Bonus of four $700 D’s…

D A _ C I _ _
D A S _ _ O A R D
D O L L

…and solve DANCING DASHBOARD DOLL for $4,950.

McGuires: $5,950/Everybody else: $2K apiece

DUDS: T (McGuires), E (Keaninis), M (McGuires), P (Keaninis)
SOLE LaT: Jacksons
SOLE DQ: Jacksons’ E repeat

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PP/Express Round: PROPER NAMES

The Jacksons start this critical round w/ a $900 N, two A’s, two $700 R’s, and two O’s. They follow up w/ two $650 D’s, two E’s and I’s to clean out the vowels, a $600 L, three TD S’s…but then a PAINFUL LaT to likely squander $13,700. After the Keaninis’ BANKRUPT near $650…

R E D / S O _
_ A _ R I O _ S
A N D / _ E L _ I _ S

…the McGuires ID the RED SOX, PATRIOTS AND CELTICS for a trip to the BOSTON Harbor Hotel worth $11,040.

SOLE LaT: Jacksons
SOLE BANKRUPT: Keaninis

McGuires: $16,990 cash & Boston/Everybody else: $2K apiece

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$3K Tossup: WAYD?

_ I S I T I N G
_ E L _ T I V E S

The Keaninis will soon be VISITING RELATIVES after this ep. is over.

Speed-Up Round: PHRASE

$1,600 per consonant this time. After Julia fills in the L’s early on…

_ / L _ T T L _ / _ _ R _
T _ L _ / _ _

…but Julia completely botches it w/ A LITTLE MORE TALKING. Erich buys the A, but duplicates the same bad guess Julia gave near the buzzer. The Keaninis then questionably buy the two I’s…

A / L I T T L _ / _ I R _
T _ L _ / _ _

A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME the Keaninis screwed themselves out of a spot in Bonusland because they didn’t call the D’s and only win $9,600 here.

DUDS: S and P (both by the McGuires)
BLOWN SOLVES: 2 (Julia and Erich)

FINAL SCORES
Keaninis: $14,600/McGuires: $16,990 cash & Boston/Jacksons: $2K

GT: $33,590
ZERO BANKRUPT TRASH!

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$100K Bonus Round
Pam takes the BW to the first A of AMERICA’S.

Category: FOOD & DRINK
RSTLNE reveals…

_ L _ _ _ _
_ _ N _ _ _ E S

PDMA is good for…

_ L _ _ _ _
P A N _ A _ E S 

only the second word of FLUFFY PANCAKES and they lose $32K.
 
SH Sweepstakes Puzzle: ROMANTIC GETAWAY
$5K SPIN ID: RY6948362

MY EP. RATING: 5

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