EPISODE #6224: SPIN INTO SUMMER
$1K Tossup: PHRASE
B R _ _ H T
A _ _ / _ _ _ _ Y
Bridget is BRIGHT AND SUNNY, so let’s meet her first…
Bridget Barry: international nonprofit worker from Brooklyn (orig. from Grayslake, IL)
Quikton Sloan: barber stylist an American Legion Post 211 volunteer from Lompoc, CA
Sarah Wilson: Harvest Home exec. director from L.A. (orig. from Denver)
$2K Tossup: SONG TITLE
M A G _ _ / C _ R _ E T
_ I _ E
Sarah IDs the Steppenwolf hit “MAGIC CARPET RIDE”.
FEATURED TRIP: sydney.BUZZ worth $8,500
Round 1: SHOW BIZ
Her first letter selections are three T’s for the 1/2 CAR near the pink $900, an E, two R’s for that WC, a FP N, and a single A, followed by a C for the LUGGAGEPOINT gift tag, two O’s, two $800 S’s, a $600 B, and two $900 P’s. We now have…
B E S T
S _ P P O R T _ N _
A C T O R
…she solves the OSCAR category of BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR for $7,750 cash & luggage.
Quikton: $0/Sarah: $9,950 cash & luggage WC 1/2 CAR/Bridget: $1K
Mystery Round: SAME NAME
Bridget leads off w/ a $500 T, two $900 N’s, two A’s, two D’s for the other 1/2 CAR, double I’s, and the last vowel of O. She follows w/ a $700 S, two C’s for that Australia trip, two $700 P’s, but then a PAINFUL LaT to leave $14,150 cash & trip on the table. Quikton then SPINGLES for the $500 L…
P I C N I C / A N D
_ A L D
S P O T
…and doubles his money w/ PICNIC AND BALD SPOT.
SOLE CRITICAL LaT: Bridget
Quikton: $1K/Sarah: $9,950 cash & luggage WC 1/2 CAR/Bridget: $1K
Repeating BP Flashback of the Night: DOORKNOB
PP/Express Round: EVENT
First up for that man next to Pat are two T’s for $1,800, five A’s, two $500 N’s, a $600 L, and a single E, but an M call takes away his turn. Sarah then takes double H’s while on EXPRESS and HOPS ON.
Next Choices: 3 U’s…C…and the last consonant of W
A U T H E N T _ C
H A W A _ _ A N / L U A U
She’s won another $3,750 and will enjoy an AUTHENTIC HAWAIIAN LUAU on her trip to the Napili Kai Beach Resort in MAUI worth $6,600.
FIRST DUD OF THE NIGHT: M (Quikton)
Quikton: $1K/Sarah: $20,300 cash & prizes WC/Bridget: $1K
$3K Tossup: PROPER NAME
_ _ _ _ _
K N I _ _ _ _ E Y
Sarah IDs KEIRA KNIGHTLEY.
Round 4: THING
Her choices in this go-around are a $500 T, four E’s, three TD N’s (Pat didn’t prompt her), and an A before the BANKRUPT near $650 forces her to give up $15K and her WC. Bridget secondly says a dud of R. Third for Quikton are two $900 L’s, an $800 C, a $700 X, but then a bad O buy. Sarah restarts w/ a $500 S, but then buys the other bad vowel of this board (U). After Bridget misses again w/ a D, Quikton lights up double P’s for a grand…
E X C E L L E N T
P E N _ A N S _ _ P
…I dunno if he has EXCELLENT PENMANSHIP, but he’s won another $4,050.
DUDS: R (Bridget), O (Quikton), U (Sarah), D (Bridget)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Sarah
Quikton: $5,050/Sarah: $23,300 cash & prizes/Bridget: $1K
Speed-Up Round: FUN & GAMES
$1,900 per consonant here. After a D pops up late in this round, Quikton blows the first word w/ STARTING SECOND BASE. Sarah then requests the B…
S T E _ _ _ N G
S E _ _ N D / B _ S E
…and she’s STEALING SECOND BASE.
DUDS: P (Quikton), R (Sarah), M (Quikton), J (Quikton), H (Sarah)
SOLE BLOWN SOLVE: Quikton
Very odd calls by that man, that’s for sure.
Quikton: $5,050/Sarah: $30,900 cash & prizes/Bridget: $1K
BANKRUPT TRASH: Sarah’s $15K and WC
$100K Bonus Round
The S in SPIN is where Sarah stops on.
The last letter of this one-liner is…
_ _ _ _ / _ _ T
PHGO gives her nothing but three of the hot vowel…
_ O O _ / O _ T
…she BLOWS IT w/ LOOK OUT and BOOK OUT. She will not ZOOM OUT of SPS w/ the $32K.
$5K SPIN ID: PC0629497
MY EP. RATING: 6