WoF Recap: February 12, 2015

EPISODE #6154: SECOND HONEYMOON (HAWAII)

$1K Tossup: PEOPLE

_ _ _ / P _ _ F _ _ T
C _ _ _ _ _

Amy says that she and her husband are THE PERFECT COUPLE. Thurs. night’s married duos…

Donovan & Amy Lewis: he’s a lifeguard while she works at an oceanarium
Lisa Chuang & Ben Fairfield (9 yrs.): she’s an adjunct professor; they first met in summer camp and were previously Peace Corps volunteers in Thailand
Patrick & Tesia Cabuyadao (5 yrs.): he’s a direct-sales agent and weekend DJ while she’s a kindergarten teacher 

$2K Tossup: WAYD?

_ R E A K _ _ G
_ _ _ / I _ _

Tesia’s BREAKING THE ICE for control.

FEATURED UNFORGETTABLE HONEYMOON: Stoller Family Estate in Oregon worth $6,500

Round 1: SONG LYRICS

Their opening letters are three N’s for $2,100, two A’s, a $500 S, and four E’s, followed by five $700 T’s, two $900 R’s…

_ R E T T _ / _ _ _ A N
_ A _ _ _ N _ / _ _ _ N
T _ E / S T R E E T

…and their $7,400 solve of Roy Orbinson’s “PRETTY WOMAN, WALKING DOWN THE STREET”.

PR

Cabuyadaos: $9,400/Lewises: $1K/L & B: $0

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Here go the Lewises w/ two TD T’s, five E’s, but then the sole dud vowel of I. Second, L & B take a $700 H, three Y’s to x4 up, four O’s and a U, two $500 R’s, and the last vowel of A before the BANKRUPT near $650 strikes to the tune of $3,050. The Cabuyadaos then pick up the Tommy Bahama gift tag w/ two P’s…

Y O U ‘ R E / T H E
A P P _ E / O _ / _ Y
E Y E
_ O _ T O R

…and say “YOU’RE THE APPLE OF MY EYE DOCTOR”.

SOLE DUD: I (Lewises)
SOLE BANKRUPT: L & B

Cabuyadaos: $11,400 cash & GT/Lewises: $1K/L & B: NOTHING

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PP/Express Round: EVENT

L & B resume their quest to get on the board w/ three $800 N’s, three I’s, five E’s, two $550 T’s and three A’s, then come a $650 R, a U…

A / _ N _ E – I N –
A – _ I _ E T I _ E
A _ _ E N T U R E

…and their first $3,150 plus A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME ADVENTURE on a Viking River Cruise to CHINA provided by hotwire worth $9,700.

PR #2

Cabuyadaos: $11,400 cash & GT/Lewises: $1K/L & B: $12,850 cash & China

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$3K Tossup: PHRASE

_ I _ _ T / _ N
T A R G E _

The Lewises are RIGHT ON TARGET to quadruple up.

Round 4: FUN & GAMES

They quickly cash in $15K w/ three T’s, buy four A’s, but then say a possibly fatal dud of H. Second for L & B are an $800 N, a $900 S, an E, and two $800 F’s. Board…

F A N T A S _
F _ _ T _ A _ _ / T E A _

…they solve FANTASY FOOTBALL TEAM for $3,050.

SOLE (CRITICAL) DUD: H (Lewises)

Cabuyadaos: $11,400 cash & GT/Lewises: $4K/L & B: $15,900 cash & China

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Speed-Up Round: SHOW BIZ

The FS here is $1,800. After the Lewises put up three T’s…

_ _ _ _
_ N T _ R T _ _ N _ _ N T

….Donovan missolves w/ HOME ENTERTAINMENT, as does Amy w/ SONY ENTERTAINMENT (though it’s a lovely thought). They get another shot after calling the frontloading L…

L _ _ E
E N T E R T _ _ N _ E N T

…they’ll enjoy some LIVE ENTERTAINMENT on the island after winning another $7,200.

SOLE DUD: S (L & B)
MISSOLVES: Team Lewis

FINAL SCORES
Cabuyadaos: $11,400 cash & GT/Lewises: $11,200/L & B: $15,900 cash & China

GT: $38,500
BANKRUPT TRASH: $3,050

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$100K Bonus Round
Lisa lands on that E of GAME.

Category: THING
This trio of letters appear first…

_ _ R _ _ _ N _ N _
_ _ _ _

CHPA are all up there, but it’s still no guarantee they’ll solve it…

_ A R _ A _ N _ N _
C H _ P

…well…they pick up a BARGAINING CHIP w/ two seconds to spare that’s redeemable for $32K and a final total of $47,900 cash & China.
 
SH Sweepstakes Puzzle: BOX OF CHOCOLATES
$5K SPIN ID: PT0005651

MY EP. RATING: 7

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One thought on “WoF Recap: February 12, 2015

  1. JP Mackey February 13, 2015 / 3:59 am

    Great, no shutout! Now let's just hope this week (and the whole road trip) doesn't end in disaster like the last visit.

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