EPISODE #6177: AMERICA’S GAME (WK. 3)
We’re on the Trip of a Lifetime set regardless if the trips aren’t provided by collette.
$1K Tossup: CHARACTERS
L _ P _ _ C H A _ N S
Julie catches some LEPRECHAUNS. The luck of the Irish might be with one of these players…
Julie Johnson: third and final-yr. Valparaiso Univ. School of Law student from Valparaiso, IN
Audree Lett: Navy vet for 6 yrs. and four mos. who’s also a Lakers fan from Compton, CA
Joseph Cetrone: airline pilot for 5 yrs. who has a twin sister that’s a local police officer from Foxborough, MA
$2K Tossup: WAYD?
C H O _ P _ N G
F I R _ _ O _ D
Julie’s CHOPPING FIREWOOD.
FEATURED TRIP: Rocky Mountaineer tour of western Canada worth $9,818
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: Bed, Bath & Beyond
Round 1: PROPER NAME
She wastes a spin w/ the BANKRUPT near $650. Second, Audree collects both 1/2 CARs w/ three T’s and two S’s respectively (she got the one near the orange $900 first), buys an E and three A’s, lights up three $900 N’s, and purchases the I singleton. Those are followed by a $550 G, three $500 R’s and the big solve…
A S T R _ N A _ T
N E I _ / A R _ S T R _ N G
…she IDs the late ASTRONAUT NEIL ARMSTRONG for a total of $21,190 in cash & Ford Fiesta!
SOLE BANKRUPT: Julie
Audree: $21,190 cash & Fiesta/Joseph: $0/Julie: $3K
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Fresh off her car win, Audree begins this answer w/ two $550 T’s, three $900 S’s, five E’s, a $550 R, and three O’s, then come three $900 N’s, a W for that MDW, an $800 J, and a Y while on the MW near $800. She wisely declines because that’s the BANKRUPT one. Following her buy of two I’s…
S O _ E T _ I N _
O _ _
S O _ E T _ I N _
N E W / J E R S E Y
…she says “SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW JERSEY” for $8,100.
Audree: $29,290 cash & Fiesta MDW/Joseph: $0/Julie: $3K
PP/Express Round: PLACE
Now that we finally get to hear from Joseph, he leads off w/ two $900 N’s, a T for the BB&B gift tag, and buys of an E, three A’s and two O’s. He follows w/ the sole dud vowel of U while on FP, an $800 B, two I’s, a $500 F, two $900 R’s, a $500 H, three $550 S’s, a $900 G, a FP dud of D…an $800 L…and finally a $500 P before he finally goes for the solve…
S P R A _ L I N G
B E A C H F R O N T
O A S I S
In addition to $10,300 cash & GT, he’s off to a SPRAWLING BEACHFRONT OASIS such as the Sandals Whitehouse European Village in JAMAICA worth $7,800.
DUDS (both by that man): U and D
Audree: $29,290 cash & Fiesta MDW/Joseph: $18,100 cash & goodies/Julie: $3K
$3K Tossup: PHRASE
T H E / _ _ O T
T H I _ K E N S
This was another previously-used bonus puzzle on the Thurs. episode of International Food in S27, and Audree is up over $32K w/ THE PLOT THICKENS.
Speed-Up Round: FOOD & DRINK
$1,500 per consonant again. After somebody buys four E’s for free…
_ _ R N E D / _ E E _
A N D / _ A _ _ A G E
…Julie munches on some CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE. Just before that solve, Joseph stops himself on the buzzer after saying CORNED BEEF AND and tries to restart, but the judges wouldn’t let him do that.
AIRED DUDS: T (Audree), L (Joseph), P (Julie)
Audree: $32,290 cash & Fiesta MDW/Joseph: $18,100 cash & goodies/Julie: $6K
ZERO BANKRUPT TRASH!
MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ROUND #10
After we see her cousin Rhonda hold that sparkly green wedge, Audree spins up the I of AMERICA’S.
Good head start…
T _ E / E _ _ _ T
_ _ _ _ N T
HDCO adds besides the obvious H…
T H E / E _ _ C T
_ _ O _ N T
…she doesn’t even get the first line right w/ THE EVICT. THE EXACT AMOUNT she lost out on is…
…$32K. And she was two spaces off the super big one — it was the E of that same word.
$5K SPIN ID: TK02099
MY EP. RATING: 7