WoF Recap: October 28, 2015


$1K Tossup: (MOVIE) TITLE

_ L _ E N / _ S .
_ _ _ _ A T _ R

Andrew botches the pronunciation of the second word w/ “ALIEN VERSE PREDATOR”; come on, man. 

_ L _ E N / _ S .

_ _ _ _ A T O R

Margaret capitalizes w/ “ALIEN VS. PREDATOR”. On the player docket this Wednesday…

Margaret Dewey: retired college advisor & probation officer from Dewey, AZ
Andrew Satriano: customer service rep at a health food store from Oceanside, NY
Haley Musulman: real estate worker who formerly played collegiate volleyball from Covina, CA

$2K Tossup: THING

_ E C R E T
_ A N _ S _ _ K E

Andrew is right this time w/ SECRET HANDSHAKE.

TRIP WEDGE: Charleston, SC

Round 1: PLACE

He opens up w/ an $1,800 trio of S’s, one E, two R’s for the PartyCity gift tag (this is the GT all week long), and three A’s, then come three $650 T’s, two I’s, and a C for the SC trip…

_ A _
S C I E _ T I S T ‘ S
_ A _ _ R A T _ R _

…he escapes from a MAD SCIENTIST’S LABORATORY for $5,500 cash & party supplies plus the trip to the Two Meeting Street Inn w/ a Charleston Ghost & Dungeon Walking Tour worth $6,036.


Margaret: $1K/Andrew: $13,536 cash & prizes/Haley: $0


Mystery Round: SAME LETTER

Haley gets going w/ two $500 T’s, the SL Bonus of six S’s for the 1/2 CAR near the pink $600, four E’s, and two A’s before the LaT strikes. Margaret secondly gets the other 1/2 CAR w/ three R’s, three I’s to clean out the vowels, a $700 H and a $500 L, then we have…

S T R A _ _ E
S _ I _ E R S / &
S L I T H E R I _ _
S _ A _ E S

…she blows the next-to-last word w/ STRANGE SPIDERS & SLITHERY SNAKES, so $2,450 could very well go to waste for her. Andrew then picks the $2,100 N trio…

S T R A N _ E
S _ I _ E R S / &
S L I T H E R I N _
S N A _ E S


SOLE LaT: Haley
SOLE DQ: Margaret’s blown solve

Margaret: $1K/Andrew: $15,636 cash & prizes/Haley: ZIP


PP/Express Round: PHRASE

Margaret plays catch-up w/ a $1,400 pair of N’s, a $650 G, five $900 T’s, and three E’s before the MDW’s left side scares her out of $6,300. Andrew secondly plugs in a $1,400 pair of H’s, an I and two O’s, two $900 S’s, and two U’s before we see…

N O T H I N G / _ U T
T H E / _ _ S O _ U T E
_ E S T

You want NOTHING BUT THE ABSOLUTE BEST, man? How about $2,450 plus a trip to the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel in Maui worth $6,274?


Margaret: $1K/Andrew: $24,360 cash & prizes/Haley: ROTTEN LUCK


$3K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK

S U _ _ _
C O O _ _ _ S

Andrew eats up some SUGAR COOKIES.


This round is all Andrew and it looks like we got a gambler in him — he picks three $650 S’s, three E’s, two $600 N’s, two $650 L’s, a $500 T, two O’s, a $600 K, two I’s to close out the vowel shop, a $500 G, a $600 R, and $1,400 pairs of D’s and W’s to complete the board…

S W O R D – W I E L D I N G

…and pocket another $8,500.

PR #2

Margaret: $1K/Andrew: $35,860 cash & prizes/Haley: GOOSEEGG ALERT

Speed-Up Round: FUN & GAMES

$1,500 per consonant. Margaret pus up the L early on…

_ L _ _ _ _ _
_ / _ _ _ _ _

…she flubs the solve for the second time tonight w/ PLAYING A GUITAR. Andrew next puts up the twin N’s…

_ L _ _ _ N _
_ / _ _ _ N _

…he thinks it’s PLAYING A PIANO…my guess too, but we’re both wrong. Two P’s and an I later…

P L _ _ I N _
_ / P _ _ N _

…we’re not PLAYING A PRANK w/ Margaret — she solves for the FS amount. .

INCORRECT RESPONSES: 2 (other players)

Margaret: $2,500/Andrew: $35,860 cash & prizes/Haley: $1K IN TERRIBLE LUCK

GT: $39,360


$100K Bonus Round
Will the ‘ mean something valuable for this Andrew?

Category: PHRASE
The last two letters on the top line are…

_ / _ _ _ _ R E
_ _ _

CDMA is helpful for once…

_ / A D M _ R E
_ _ _

…Andrew, I ADMIRE YOU and your great play minus that first Tossup stumble, and you’ve just won…





















…$45K for a final total of $80,860 cash & prizes– that makes him the highest male winner (and second overall) this season!

$5K SPIN ID: SS9659435



2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: October 28, 2015

  1. JP Mackey October 29, 2015 / 4:30 am

    Another fine player in Andrew!

    My rating: High 8


  2. Unknown October 30, 2015 / 2:36 am

    Thanks! Aside from my first toss up mistake, but I was able to bounce back.


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