EPISODE #6251: WHEEL ACROSS AMERICA
$1K Tossup: WAYD?
_ _ _ _ _ G / _ H _
_ M E _ _ _ _ _ / D R _ _ M
Kenny’s LIVING THE AMERICAN DREAM like many of us. Leading the week off are…
Kenny Lander: litigation attorney for a small firm from St. Louis
Tammy Wong-Bigelow: independent business owner & College Bound Dorchester humanities instructor from Waltham, MA
Alessandra Fedorka: cellphone-provider co. sales rep from San Diego
$2K Tossup: LIVING THINGS
C A C _ _ S
F _ O _ _ R S
Alessandra solves CACTUS FLOWERS.
TRIP WEDGE: The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: Sierra Trading Post (new logo for it)
Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER
She kicks off w/ a $700 T, an A, a $700 N, a $600 S, and two E’s. But after a FP I, she says the first dud of the week in B. Second, Kenny calls up three R’s for $2,100, but LOSES A TURN just as quick. Third, Tammy inserts a $500 M, two O’s to finish off the vowels, but her turn’s done w/ an H call. After Alessandra says another baddie in L…
_ A R _ I N _
S _ O T
R E M O _ E R
…Kenny solves PARKING SPOT REMOVER for the 21 Benjamins.
DUDS: B (Alessandra), H (Tammy), L (Alessandra)
SOLE LaT: Kenny
Tammy: $0/Alessandra: $2K/Kenny: $3,100
Mystery Round: LANDMARK
1/2 CAR: ’16 Ford Fiesta S
Kenny’s up first w/ four T’s for $2,400, three E’s, but then the LaT. Coming Tammy’s way second are a $900 H, a $600 N, three O’s, three $800 M’s, and a $650 S, then we have…
T H E
M E T _ O _ O _ _ T _ N
M _ S E _ M / O _ / _ _ T
…she solves THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART for her first $4,300.
2ND LaT: Kenny
Tammy: $4,300/Alessandra: $2K/Kenny: $3,100
PP/Express Round: THING
Tammy gets going w/ two N’s for the Sierra gift tag, an E, but then A for awful. Second, Alessandra wastes a turn w/ the BANKRUPT near $650. Third, Kenny’s got a $650 M, three O’s, a W for that MDW, but then the other dud vowel of the board (I). Tammy tries again w/ a FP U, but then B for bad while on the WC. Alessandra next finds a $500 Y, but no S’s while she’s on the 1/2 CAR near the pink $600. Kenny then fills in two L’s for the WC, a $650 G, and two $500 P’s to complete the board…
M Y / O W N
P L U N G E / P O O L
…I have this thing in my backyard, and Kenny will have one when he’s off to the Galley Bay Resort in ANTIGUA; he’s also picked up another $2,800.
DUDS: A (Tammy), I (Kenny), B (Tammy), S (Alessandra)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Alessandra
Tammy: $4,300/Alessandra: $2K/Kenny: $14,720 cash & Antigua WC MDW
$3K Tossup: OCCUPATION
_ _ _ T _ _ _ A N T
H _ _ _ E _ S
Kenny’s padded his lead w/ RESTAURANT HOSTESS.
Round 4: AROUND THE HOUSE
His first call of R is no good. Second for Tammy are a $600 T, two E’s, two $900 N’s, a $500 L, and two O’s, then come two D’s and an H at $500 apiece before the S-U bell sounds…
O L D – _ _ _ H _ O N E D
_ _ _ N _ _ / _ _ _ _ E T
…we pay them $1,550 for each consonant. After Kenny catches the C’s…
O L D – F _ S H _ O N E D
_ _ C N _ C / _ _ S _ E T
…he finds another $3,100 in an OLD-FASHIONED PICNIC BASKET.
SOLE DUD (before final bell): R (Kenny)
Tammy: $4,300/Alessandra: $2K/Kenny: $20,820 cash & Antigua WC MDW
BANKRUPT TRASH: $0!
MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ROUND
In addition to the in-studio vehicle of a ’16 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL, they’re also offering the Winnebago Travato. Kenny lands on the first A of AMERICA’S.
Category: LIVING THING
Just two letters in the top to start…
_ _ _ T _ _ _ L
_ _ _
HCDA and P gives him…
_ A _ T H _ _ L
D _ _
…I may not have a FAITHFUL DOG, but he nails it! Now, do we finally have the first-ever male millionaire on this program?…
…NO; AS IT TURNS OUT, THE OTHER A OF THAT SAME WORD HAD THE SUPER BIG ONE. He’ll have to settle w/ the damned $33K for a final total of $53,820 cash & trip.
$5K SPIN ID: CC8511489
MY EP. RATING: 7