EPISODE #6220: TRIP OF A LIFETIME SWEEPSTAKES
$1K Tossup: PHRASE
_ _ M P _ _
_ _ _ R S _ L F
Madison solves PAMPER YOURSELF. Last to play…
Madison Weber: civil engineer & weekend wedding photographer from Orangevale, CA
Gary Jenkins: plant controller from North Charleston, SC
Lauren Lee: Solomon ES ES 4th Grade teacher & outrigger who wants to ride a unicycle from Waipahu, HI
$2K Tossup: PEOPLE
C I _ _ _ S
_ L O _ _ _
Gary solves CIRCUS CLOWNS.
FEATURED ToaL: England/Scotland/Wales worth $10,698
Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER
His lead-off letters are a $700 T, an E, four A’s, a $700 S, but then the sole dud vowel of I. Second, Lauren calls up a $1,950 N trio, triple B’s for the WC, an an O before we see this…
T _ E / B _ A _ _
B _ N _ _
O _ / B A N A N A S
…don’t think you’ll see shuch a show called “THE BRADY BUNCH OF BANANAS”, but she’s on the board w/ $3,200.
SOLE DUD: I (Gary)
Mystery Round: EVENT
Lauren insta-BANKRUPTs next to $650 to lose the WC. Second, Madison searches and finds a T for the collette vacation, a $700 H, three E’s, four R’s for another $2,600, and two A’s, but here comes the other BANKRUPT to take away $13,998 cash & tour. Gary then picks a $1K pair of B’s, two I’s, a $1K pair of N’s, a $900 G, and the other two good vowels. We now have…
B R E A _ I N G / T H E
_ O U N _ / B A R R I E R
…he’s BREAKING THE SOUND BARRIER for $2,150.
BANKRUPTS: 2 (women)
Madison: $1K/Gary: $4,150/Lauren: $3,200
PP/Express Round: THINGS
Madison first takes a $1,400 S double, buys four E’s, wastes a FP usage by repeating that vowel, and lights up a $10,500 R trio. She next buys two I’s, picks up the Maui Jim gift tag w/ an M, but then falls victim to the BANKRUPT near TD to forfeit $12,900 cash & shades. Gary secondly LaTs out. Third, Lauren captures a $2,400 T trio, but the sole dud vowel of O stops her. After Madison and Gary strike out quickly w/ Y and N, respectively (she was on the MDW), Lauren picks off a $500 P and three A’s…
A R _ _ I T E _ T _ R A _
M A S T E R P I E _ E S
…she wins another $2,400 and will see some ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECES in SPAIN worth $10,798.
DUDS: O (Lauren), Y (Madison), N (Gary)
SOLE LaT: Gary
SOLE BANKRUPT: Madison
WASTED FP USAGE: Madison
Madison: $1K/Gary: $4,150/Lauren: $16,398 cash & trip
$3K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
_ E _ I L ‘ S
F O O _ / C A _ E
Lauren eats up a piece of DEVIL’S FOOD CAKE.
Round 4: WAYD?
She wastes a turn w/ the same BANKRUPT she got at the start of R2. Second for Madison are two FP I’s, two $900 N’s, and two A’s, but it’s S-U time…
_ A _ I N _ / A
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ I _ N
…w/ a $1,500 FS. Several letters later…
M A K I N G / A
_ _ G G _ _ T I _ N
…Madison’s MAKING A SUGGESTION for $4,550.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Lauren
Madison: $5,550/Gary: $4,150/Lauren: $19,398 cash & trip
BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding WC): $26,898 cash & prizes
$100K Bonus Round
The ‘ wedge is where the BW stops on.
Seems easy, right?…
_ _ _ R L _
_ _ R E _ _ S T
CDMO gives her…
_ O _ R L _
_ O R E C _ S T
…but her HOURLY FORECAST doesn’t see her winning $32K.
$5K SPIN ID: B_1324761 (no, this is not a typo; that’s the first ID I’ve seen w/ a space in it)
EP. RATING: 4