EPISODE #6253: WHEEL ACROSS AMERICA
$1K Tossup: ON THE MAP
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Pam locates ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA and here’s our midweek panel…
Pam Yellin: physical therapist at rehab hospital from Hoboken, NJ
Marc Miller: superintendent for Natural Resources for the Park District & Lincoln Land Community College professor from Springfield, IL
Chandra Caples-Webb: trained as pediatric chaplain at John Hopkins Univ. from Cockeysville, MD
$2K Tossup: THING
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Marc takes control w/ DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION.
TRIP WEDGE: New Orleans
Round 1: SAME NAME
He gets that trip right away w/ three T’s, then he says two $700 R’s, E and A singles, a $500 S’s, two $700 L’s, two O’s and a $1,300 pair of C’s before repeating the E to likely give up $5,100 plus that trip. Chandra next LaTs out immediately. Pam then requests two P’s for $1,200 and a $650 H…
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…she solves COMPUTER & TORTILLA CHIPS for $1,850.
SOLE LaT: Chandra
SOLE DQ: Marc’s E repeat
Marc: $2K/Chandra: $0/Pam: $2,850
Mystery Round: SONG LYRICS
Chandra insta-BANKRUPTs on the MDW’s left side. Second, Pam takes five T’s for $3,250, but then a dud of H. Third, Marc BANKRUPTs near TD. Chandra restarts w/ a $550 G, but then the LaT. Pam next gets the Sierra Trading Post gift tag w/ a C and two S’s while on the MW near LaT. She gambles $4,750 cash & gift tag…$10K…
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…then she solves “I’VE GOT TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE” (by Eddie Money) for $14,750 cash & GT. .
SOLE DUD: H (Pam)
2nd LaT: Chandra
BANKRUPTS: 2 (Chandra and Marc)
Marc: $2K/Chandra: ZIPPO/Pam: $17,600 cash & GT
PP/Express Round: FUN & GAMES
Pam first gets the 1/2 CAR near the pink $600 right away w/ two N’s, buys E an A singles, calls up a $1,500 S trio, and buys two I’s. But after a $650 M is the other normal BANKRUPT to take away her plate and $2,400. Marc secondly finds a $650 T but no R. Third in Chandra’s future are a $700 P, a $900 W, an O to clean out the vowels, and a $650 L. Board now…
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S P A
…she solves GOLF, TENNIS, SWIM SPA for her first two grand and a trip to the Sandals Emerald Bay in the BAHAMAS worth $7,900 (the hosts read the copy and Pat says the trip value).
SOLE DUD: R (Marc)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Pam
Marc: $2K/Chandra: $9,900 cash & trip/Pam: $17,600 cash & GT
$3K Tossup: LANDMARK/SONG TITLE
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Pam’s cracked the $20K mark w/ “LONDON BRIDGE”.
Round 4: PHRASE
But her turn doesn’t last long w/ the BANKRUPT near $650. Second for Marc are two $500 T’s, a $650 R, but then L for loss. Chandra thirdly captures an $1,800 N trio, two O’s, a $500 D, and two E’s to clean out the vowels…
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…this isn’t NEW AND NOTEWORTHY — she just won 18 more Benjamins.
SOLE DUD: L (Marc)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Pam
Marc: $2K/Chandra: $11,700 cash & trip/Pam: $20,600 cash & GT
Round 5: FOOD & DRINK
Marc gets a $1,400 pair of T’s to start, but that amount’s taken right back by the BANKRUPT near $650 and it’s S-U time…
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…w/ a $1,650 FS. Two P’s, one N and one S in…
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…Marc eats up the POTATO PANCAKES.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Marc
Marc: $3,650/Chandra: $11,700 cash & trip/Pam: $20,600 cash & GT
BANKRUPT TRASH (besides plate): $3,800
$100K Bonus Round
Pam lands on the I in WIN.
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CDMO gives her…
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…she falls for the YOUNG HOMEOWNERS trap when it was actually YOUNG HOMEBUYERS, so she loses the $33K.
$5K SPIN ID: DB0098263
MY EP. RATING: 6