EPISODE #6248: HOME SWEET HOME
$1K Tossup: PEOPLE
B _ O T H _ _ S
& / _ _ _ _ _ R S
Andrew solves BROTHERS & SISTERS. Meeting them in order…
Andrew Roley: Navy construction mgr. in Civil Engineer Corps stationed in Guantanamo Bay from Woodinville, WA
Dekenia Norfleet: registered ICU nurse who’s working on getting into grad school at USC from Pasadena
Sherrie Breuker: early childhood Special Ed teacher (who’s lost approx. 105 lbs. since last yr.) at Zeeland Christian School from Zeeland, MI
$2K Tossup: PROPER NAME
R A _ H E L
M _ _ D A _ S
Dekenia IDs Canadian actress RACHEL MCADAMS.
FEATURED SS: shop.com
Round 1: SAME NAME
Her first moves are calling a $700 L, but then A for awful. Second, Sherrie selects a $500 S, but LOSES A TURN just as quick. Third, Andrew FPs four E’s, but gets the same fate as Sherrie. Ater Dekenia says B for bad, Sherrie picks up the Yankee Candle gift tag w/ four N’s and buys three I’s to clean out the vowels…
_ N I _ _ I N _ / &
_ I N E
N E E _ L E S
…she solves KNITTING & PINE NEEDLES for $3,250 cash & candle.
DUDS: A & B (both by Dekenia)
LaTs: 2 (Sherrie & Andrew)
Mystery Round: SAME LETTER
Sherrie insta-BANKRUPTs on the MDW’s left side. Second, Andrew captures a $600 T, buys two E’s and four A’s, but can’t capitalize on TD w/ N for no. Going down Dekenia’s road third are a $500 F, two O’s, two $550 H’s, three $650 S’s and a U, then come an $800 L, a TD D, two $700 M’s, but then a baddie of P to likely cost her $8,750. Sherrie then speaks three Z’s for $1,950 and four Y’s to add $14K…
T H O S E / L A Z Y
H A Z Y / _ _ A Z Y
D A Y S / O F
S U M M E _
…she exactly recites “THOSE LAZY, HAZY, CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER” (by Nat King Cole from ’63) for $15,950.
DUDS: N (Andrew), P (Dekenia)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Sherrie
Andrew: $1K/Dekenia: $2K/Sherrie: $19,200 cash & candle
PP/Express Round: OCCUPATION
There goes Andrew w/ two T’s for seven grand, E and A singles, two $500 N’s, and two O’s. He follows up w/ four R’s for the 1/2 CAR near the pink $600, a $550 L, three $600 S’s, a $650 P and the leftover vowels before he finally solves w/ all of this…
P E R S O N A L / S U R _
I N S T R U _ T O R
…he’s gonna need a PERSONAL SURF INSTRUCTOR real soon, because he’s won $11,750 plus a trip to the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort in HAWAII worth $7,579.
Andrew: $20,329 cash & HI/Dekenia: $2K/Sherrie: $19,200 cash & candle
$3K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
B _ _ _ K _ A _ T
B U R _ _ T _
Andrew chomps up a BREAKFAST BURRITO.
Round 4: THING
He picks off two $500 T’s, triple E’s, an N, two R’s and a D at $500 each, and a $650 S before we shift into S-U mode…
_ R E _ T
S E _ _ N D / E _ _ _ R T
…w/ a $1,600 FS. He buys two O’s for free…
G R E A T
S E _ O N D / E _ _ O R T
…but he blows the solve w/ GREAT SECOND EXPORT (I don’t think I’ve heard such a thing called that). Dekenia then forgoes calling the C’s or F’s and just says GREAT SECOND EFFORT.
SOLE DUD (during S-U): M (Sherrie)
SOLE BLOWN SOLVE: Andrew
Andrew: $23,329 cash & HI/Dekenia: $3K/Sherrie: $19,200 cash & candle
ZERO BANKRUPT TRASH!
$100K Bonus Round
Will the third time be the charm tonight to give away that Jeep Cherokee Latitude? Let’s find out after he picks up the R envelope.
I have a feeling what this one-liner is…
_ _ / _ _ L _ S
MYGO is his combo…
_ _ / _ O L _ S
…as soon as he said those first two consonants, I knew he fell for it — he’ll be saying “HI FOLKS” after waving $40K goodbye.
$5K SPIN ID: GH8947617
MY EP. RATING: 6