WoF Recap: May 12, 2015

BTW, Shannon’s episode from last night went a little bit viral.

EPISODE #6217: TRIP OF A LIFETIME SWEEPSTAKES

$1K Tossup: ON THE MAP

_ P _ _ N / &
_ _ _ _ U _ _ L

Beth locates SPAIN & PORTUGAL. Once again, meeting them in order…

Beth Constantinou: part-time server at an oceanfront restaurant from Kailua
Anthony Brandofino: Eastport-South Manor Junior-Senior HS 7th/8th Grade Music teacher from Babylon, NY
Audrey Brutus: psychologist & adjunct professor who’s in priv. practice from Brooklyn

$2K Tossup: WAYD?

P _ A C T I C I N G
_ Y / S W _ _ _

Beth triples up w/ PRACTICING MY SWING.

FEATURED COLLETTE ToaL: the national parks worth $8,658
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: Ricardo Luggage 

Round 1: THINGS

She picks up the 1/2 CAR near the pink $900 right away w/ three S’s, buys three E’s, an A and an I, picks up the WC w/ a T, and buys the other two vowels. Next up are an N and two L’s at $700 apiece, two $900 C’s…

_ I N O C U L A _ S / &
T E L E S C O _ E S

…and her $4,650 solve of BINOCULARS & TELESCOPES to go to $7,650.

PR

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Anthony starts his run w/ an $1,800 pair of T’s, three E’s, three H’s for the Ricardo Luggage, and an I, then come a $600 W, a $650 R, an O buy, but then the LaT. Second, Audrey says D for dud. Third, Beth gets her second 1/2 CAR from the same spot w/ two L’s…

E _ _
R O L L
W I T H / T H E
_ _ _ _ H E _

…and solves EGG ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES for $15,690 cash & Fiesta! Her new overall total is $23,340 cash & car.

SOLE DUD: D (Audrey)
SOLE LaT: Anthony

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PP/Express Round: TITLE

First, Audrey calls her second straight dud of N. Second, Beth puts up a $2,400 T trio, buys two A’s, but then hits the MDW’s right side to lose the $2,150 remainder and the WC. Third, Anthony inserts a $500 C and a $900 S…

A / T A _ _ / _ _
T _ _ / C _ T _ _ S

…he solves the Charles Dickens novel “A TALE OF TWO CITIES” for $1,400 plus a $10,398 tour of LONDON & PARIS.

SOLE DUD: N (Audrey)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Beth

Beth: $23,340 cash & Fiesta/Anthony: $11,798 cash & Europe/Audrey: ZIPPO

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$3K Tossup: LIVING THINGS

_ R _ _ I C A L
_ I _ H

Beth spots some TROPICAL FISH to get over the $26K mark.

Round 4: EVENT

Her starters here are a $500 R, but then T for trouble. Second for Anthony are two $700 N’s, an A, two I’s, but then the G trap while on TD. Third, Audrey continues her streak of duds w/ a P request. Back to Beth who buys two E’s, but then goofs w/ an L call. Anthony follows w/ a $900 W and two O’s to clean out the vowels. After that come a $1K pair of M’s, a $700 F, and a $600 C. He says he’ll go one more time…and Vanna gets up there a $700 D. But he’s still going on…and he went one spin too many — he’s BANKRUPTed near TD to give up $4,550. Audrey then lights up the $700 B and a $650 H to complete the board…

 A / C O M E – F R O M –
B E H I N D / W I N

…I don’t think she’ll pull said puzzle solution off, but she’s finally off the schneid.

DUDS: T (Beth), G (Anthony), P (Audrey), L (Beth)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Anthony

Beth: $26,340 cash & Fiesta/Anthony: $11,798 cash & Europe/Audrey: $1,350 

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Speed-Up Round: PROPER NAME

$1,650 is the consonant payoff this time. After Beth puts up the R early on…

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

…she IDs former N*SYNC singer and current actor JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE no sweat.

FINAL SCORES
Beth: $27,990 cash & Fiesta/Anthony: $11,798 cash & Europe/Audrey: $1,350

GT: $41,138
BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding WC): $6,700

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$100K Bonus Round
Beth’s potential reward is the I of SPIN.

Category: PHRASE
For starters…

_ _ _ _ L L _
_ _ N _

DMPA does for her…

A _ _ _ L L _
_ _ N D

…it would be AWFULLY KIND to add more money to her total…well, she’s way off at first w/ ANNUAL FUND, and only gets the second word in time, so she doesn’t win another $40K.

$5K SPIN ID: AG8860619
MY EP. RATING: 6

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2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: May 12, 2015

  1. yohan sur May 13, 2015 / 1:17 am

    this episode is better, thanks to another 1/2 car win again. too bad $40K loss.
    ep.rating : 6.5

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  2. Antwan Rice-McKinley May 13, 2015 / 1:50 am

    A modest episode to end. $40K loss ended a 3 game streak, but a 1/2 car win once again. My rating would had been a 3, overall my rating is 7 thanks to another 1/2 car win.

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