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.
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
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…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
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
$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
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.
Beth: $27,990 cash & Fiesta/Anthony: $11,798 cash & Europe/Audrey: $1,350
BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding WC): $6,700
$100K Bonus Round
Beth’s potential reward is the I of SPIN.
_ _ _ _ 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