EPISODE #6159: HAWAIIAN ADVENTURE (HAWAII)
$1K Tossup: PLACES
_ W _ S _ M _
L _ V _ / _ _ _ L D S
Dawn totally blows it w/ AWESOME LOVE WORLDS.
_ W _ S O M _
L A V _ / _ _ _ L D S
Wiba gets AWESOME LAVA FIELDS. Let’s meet the gang on this next-to-last night from the Hilton Waikoloa Village…
Wiba Villanueva: aircraft mechanic supervisor for state’s Air National Guard from Miliani
Michelle Zalenski: clinical psychologist for dept. of edu. from Hilo (orig. from Pittsburgh)
Dawn Szewczyk: civil engineer w/ Dept. of Defense from Honolulu
$2K Tossup: PHRASE
_ / B E _ T / Y O U
T O / _ _ E / _ R A W
Dawn literally says to her opponents “I BEAT YOU TO THE DRAW”.
FEATURED HOTWIRE TRIP: Hilton Sydney in Australia worth $6,800
Round 1: THE 90’s
She BANKRUPTS on the MDW’s left side right out of the gate. Second, Wiba calls up three FP A’s, three $650 N’s, an O, two $2,500 T’s, and two I’s, but his next call of G ends his turn. Third, Michelle takes a $700 P, three $500 S’s, three $800 R’s, and five E’s, then she…
_ E A N _ / R E E _ E S
S T A R S / I N
P O I N T / _ R E A _
…recalls the fact that KEANU REEVES STARS IN “POINT BREAK”.
SOLE DUD: G (Wiba)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Dawn
Michelle: $4,350/Dawn: $2K/Wiba: $1K
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Wiba leads off w/ a $550 N and three T’s while on the MW near LaT. He takes the obvious flip…no good. Second, Michelle LaTs out. Third, Dawn catches two $700 R’s, three E’s, two $500 H’s, four A’s, and three D’s for the Aussie vacation. The board…
D _ N ‘ T / _ E
A _ R A _ D / _ _ / T H E
D A R _
_ H _ _ _ _ A T E
…hey Dawn, DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK CHOCOLATE when you’re visiting Sydney w/ another $3,400 in your pockets.
SOLE LaT: Michelle
SOLE BANKRUPT: Wiba
Michelle: $4,350/Dawn: $12,200 cash & Australia/Wiba: $1K
PP/Express Round: EVENT
Michelle’s selections here are five T’s for $3K, three E’s, and two $500 S’s before she goes for a quick solve…
_ _ S _ T _ _ _ / T _ E
S T _ T _ E / _ _
_ _ _ E _ T _
…she nails it for $3,750 and will be VISITING THE STATUE OF LIBERTY on a trip to the Conrad NEW YORK Hotel worth $9,900.
Michelle: $18K cash & NYC/Dawn: $12,200 cash & Australia/Wiba: $1K
$3K Tossup: IN THE KITCHEN
E L E _ T _ I C
T E A _ _ T _ L E
Dawn doesn’t sound confident, but ELECTRIC TEAKETTLE is correct to go to $15,200.
Speed-Up Round: PEOPLE
Consonants pay off at $1,500 apiece. After the hot letter of three C’s show their faces…
C _ _ _ T R _ C T _ _ _
C R _ _
…Michelle locks up this game by solving CONSTRUCTION CREW.
Michelle: $22,500 cash & NYC/Dawn: $15,200 cash & Australia/Wiba: $1K
BANKRUPT TRASH: $550
$100K Bonus Round
That BW stops on the I in WIN for Michelle.
The last two letters are…
_ _ _
_ _ _ _ _ E S
CDMA does for her…
_ _ M
_ _ D D _ E S
…whether she has GYM BUDDIES or not, she doesn’t even get the second word right w/ KIDDIES and DOODLES and loses the $32K.
$5K SPIN ID: GR7539223
MY EP. RATING: 6