WoF Recap: April 20, 2015

EPISODE #6201: AMERICA’S GAME

This latest AG Week starts on the set of “Fun & Fit”.

$1K Tossup: ON THE MAP

_ _ N N _ _ _ _ _ _ I A
_ _ _ _ U _

Mark solves PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE. In order, meet…

Mark Schatz: architect & winery host from Novato, CA
Lauren Dohanish: accountant from Fairfield, NJ
Ariana Goulbourne: site director for Pro-Youth/H.E.A.R.T. who studied abroad in Rome from Visalia, CA

$2K Tossup: THING

C _ L C _ _ _ T _ D
R I _ K

Mark took a CALCULATED RISK to triple up.

FEATURED $9K TRIP: Chongwe River Camp courtesy of South African Airways

Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER

He starts us off w/ a $600 T, but then the BANKRUPT near $650. Second, Lauren calls out a $700 S, buys three A’s and E’s, lights up two $700 H’s and two $800 R’s, but then buys a worthless Y. Third, Ariana FPs a single P and picks up the WC w/ a C…

S P A R E
C H A _ _ E
_ _ / H E A R T

…she has a SPARE CHANGE OF HEART for the house minimum.

SOLE DUD: U (Lauren)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Mark

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Mystery Round: SONG LYRICS

Lauren leads off w/ three $900 T’s, five E’s, two TD H’s, and two A’s, followed by an $1,800 pair of R’s, two O’s, but then an unfortunate dud of B while on TD to likely cost her $10,750. Ariana next picks up both 1/2 CARs (she got the one near the pink $900 first) w/ an L and two S’s, respectively, then she buys two I’s to clean out the vowels and we have…

A L _ A _ S
S O _ E T H I _ _
T H E R E / T O
R E _ I _ _ / _ E

…she nails the 1983 Naked Eyes song “ALWAYS SOMETHING THERE TO REMIND ME” for another $16,225 cash & Nissan Versa Note! And this is the fourth straight Mon. the 1/2 CAR’s been won.

SOLE DUD: B (Lauren)

Mark: $3K/Lauren: ZERO/Ariana: $17,225 cash & Versa WC

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PP/Express Round: PLACES

Our big leader’s letter selections here are a $500 T, three S’s to x4 up, three O’s and triple E’s, but after a $700 F comes the LaT. Mark secondly strikes out w/ the R. Third for Lauren are an $1,100 pair of N’s, a single A, a $900 C, and three E’s, but after a $1,650 pair of L’s is the other normal BANKRUPT to take away $3,150…

_ I L E S / O F
_ N S _ O I L E _
 C O A S T L I N E

…and Ariana capitalizes on another Lauren downfall for another $2,200 plus a trip to where she’ll see MILES OF UNSPOILED COASTLINE…the Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus in the DOMINICAN REPUBLIC worth $6,429. 

SOLE DUD: R (Mark)
SOLE LaT: Ariana
SOLE BANKRUPT: Lauren

Mark: $3K/Lauren: ZILCH/Ariana: $25,854 cash & prizes WC

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$3K Tossup: IN THE KITCHEN

S _ _ V E R _ A R E
D _ A _ E R

Mark sweeps the Tossups w/ a SILVERWARE DRAWER.

Round 4: PHRASE

He and Lauren instantly dud out w/ S and T, respectively. Third in line, Ariana gets up there a $1K pair of N’s, five A’s and two I’s, a $700 H, two $900 R’s, but no more w/ a bad O buy. Mark then inserts a $1K pair of M’s and FPs four E’s to finish off the vowels…

A / M A R R I A _ E
M A _ E / I N / H E A _ E N

…he says he has A MARRIAGE MADE IN HEAVEN.

DUDS: S (Mark), T (Lauren), O (Ariana)

Mark: $7K/Lauren: BAD SHAPE/Ariana: $25,854 cash & prizes WC

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Speed-Up Round: PERSON

Consonants will pay off at $1,700 each time it appears. After an H appears at the start of the bottom word…

_ R _ S _ _ _ N T _ _ L
H _ S T _ R _ _ N

Mark solves PRESIDENTIAL HISTORIAN for another $5,100.

FINAL SCORES
Mark: $12,100/Lauren: $1K GOOSEEGG/Ariana: $25,854 cash & prizes WC  

GT: $38,954
BANKRUPT TRASH: $3,750

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$100K Bonus Round
Ariana’s got the I of WIN.

Category: THING
I smell a compound word in Harry’s arsenal…

_ _ T _ _ _ L _ T

HDCO and G adds nothing but two of the key vowel…

_ _ T O _ _ L O T

…her mind went AUTOPILOT in a bad way, so she loses $45K.
 
$5K SPIN ID: SC3977759


MY EP. RATING: 7

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One thought on “WoF Recap: April 20, 2015

  1. Antwan Rice-McKinley April 21, 2015 / 3:50 pm

    Rough show but 3rd straight Monday, car won in Main game but not the BR.

    My rating: 7

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