WoF Recap: April 17, 2015


$1K Tossup: WAYD?

_ _ _ _ _ _
T _ E / S _ _ _ _ Y

Laura knows about RIDING THE SUBWAY. End-of-week players…

Laura Niebauer: English college teacher & part-time nonprofit worker from Chicago
Christine St. Onge: volunteer for two nonprofit wildlife-conservation organizations from Tucson, AZ
Eric White: real estate/apartment agent & former pole vaulter at UCLA from Santa Monica

$2K Tossup: TV QUOTE

D O N ‘ T / H _ _ E
_ / C _ W / M A N !

Laura says the Bart Simpson line “DON’T HAVE A COW, MAN!” to triple up.


Her opening letter choices are a $600 T, three FP A’s, a $1,300 R pair, and two E’s, followed by a $2,700 N trio, two I’s…

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

…and her $4,100 solve of QUARTERBACK ELI MANNING to take her to $7,100.



Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Christine insta-BANKRUPTs on the MDW’s left part. Second, Eric picks up the 1/2 CAR near the pink $900 w/ a T, then he buys E and A singles, but the latter is the sole dud vowel of this puzzle. Third, Laura finds a $2,400 R trio, buys two O’s, but then says S for sorry while on the WC. After Christine’s bad G call, Eric lights up a $500 N, and buys the rest of the vowels. After he picks up the NY trip w/ two F’s…

F O R _ I _ _ E N
R O _ _ – U _

…he gets a FORBIDDEN FRUIT ROLL-UP for $7K cash & trip.

DUDS: A (Eric), S (Laura), G (Christine)

Christine: $0/Eric: $7K cash & trip 1/2 CAR/Laura: $7,100


PP/Express Round: PHRASE

Here goes Eric w/ a T for the new york.BUZZ gift tag, two E’s, a $500 H, three A’s, and an I, then come a $2,100 trio of N’s, an $800 M, a C for that WC, a $900 J, and two U’s to clean out the vowels. Next on his radar are a TD D, and $900 R and S singles to complete the board….

U N D E R / T H E
J A M A I C A N / S U N

…he’ll be relaxing said answer at the Sunset Beach Resort & Spa worth $7,350; he’s also won another $11,600.

PR #2

Christine: NIL/Eric: $24,950 cash & trips WC/Laura: $7,100


$3K Tossup: PERSON

A S _ _ R _ N G
W _ _ _ E R

Eric’s now $50 shy of 28 grand w/ his solve of ASPIRING WRITER.


He first misses out on a chance to use his WC while on TD w/ a baddie of T. Laura secondly also strikes out w/ R. Third for Christine are two S’s and an N at $500 a pop, but then A for awful. Eric next plugs in a $700 L, buys two E’s, and five O’s, and lights up a TD Z and two Y’s, the latter coming from his WC usage…

Y O _ / S N O O Z E
Y O _ / L O S E

…he says “YOU SNOOZE, YOU LOSE” for another $15,200!

DUDS: T (Eric), R (Laura), A (Christine)

Christine: NADA/Eric: $43,150 cash & trips/Laura: $7,100 


Speed-Up Round: PLACE

$1,500 per consonant here. Two R’s, a T and two S’s in…

S _ _ R T S
_ R _ _ _

….Eric’s won more money w/ a SPORTS ARENA.

Christine: $1K GOOSEEGG/Eric: $46,150 cash & trips/Laura: $7,100 

GT: $54,250


$100K Bonus Round
The P’s been landed on for the third and final time this week.

Category: PHRASE
Only a few letters in the bottom to start…

_ / _ _ _ _ _ / _ _
_ E R _ _ _ E

PHGO doesn’t do much…

_ / _ H _ _ _ / O _
P E R _ _ _ E

…this is more of a THING to me, and he can only get the last two words of A WHIFF OF PERFUME; that costs him $40K.

$5K SPIN ID: LB0397267

The “A GROUP OF PILL-PUSHERS” is shown at the end.



3 thoughts on “WoF Recap: April 17, 2015

  1. yohan sur April 18, 2015 / 4:07 am

    only 1-4 BR week, but this week $240K+ winning, thanks to two 1/2 car winner.

    but still $40K+ BR winless is continued, called F could've won.
    If Katie wasn't BR won, we losing streaks at 12.
    and good using eric WC for 5K instead $3.5K.

    Ep.rating : 7 also(thanks to eric $40K+ won)


  2. PriceRight89 April 19, 2015 / 1:12 pm

    Anybody else but me bothered that we're getting some very high pre-BR totals this season but nothing to show for it in the BR?


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