EPISODE #6277: TAKE ME TO HAWAII
$1K Tossup: THING
_ U _ T O M
_ _ _ _ B O _ R D
Nathan forgets the theme as he incorrectly responds w/ CUSTOM BILLBOARD.
_ U _ T O M
_ _ R _ B O A R D
Julie’s won her first bit of money towards a CUSTOM SURFBOARD. At least one of these people might be reading the waves to big winnings…
Julie Su: writer & newlywed learning Korean from Sherman Oaks
Roxann Russo: 1st Grade teacher for 38 yrs. from Cockeysville, MD
Nathan Stevens: helps students obtain funding in order to pursue their college degrees from Gilbert, AZ
$2K Tossup: PEOPLE
_ O M M I T T E E
_ E _ _ _ _ _
Roxann unfortunately omits the S of this solution.
_ O M M I T T E E
_ E M B _ _ _
Nathan solves COMMITTEE MEMBERS.
Tues./Thurs. Cash Gift Tag: honolulu.BUZZ
Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER
His opening choices are two $600 N’s, a $550 G, the obvious I and three A’s, followed by an $800 T, two $600 S’s, an E, but then H for hush. Julie secondly calls out two $500 R’s, the last vowel of two O’s, and three $700 L’s before we see…
S _ A R _ L I N G
_ A T E R
_ A L L O O N S
…she bursts these SPARKLING WATER BALLOONS for $2,850.
SOLE DUD: H (Nathan)
Nathan: $2K/Julie: $3,850/Roxann: $0
Mystery Round: WAYD?
Julie gets to work w/ four N’s for $2,200, an I, but the sole dud vowel of O stops her. Second, Roxann wastes a spin w/ the BANKRUPT near TD. Third, Nathan picks up the WC w/ a G, lights up an $1,800 T trio, and buys five A’s and two E’s before the LaT cuts him off. Julie then picks off twin D’s while on the MW near $650 and risks her 17 Benjamins…ZERO. Roxann next gets the HI trip w/ a B, a $600 Q, and the last vowel of U but she then says a CRITICAL DUD of Y. Nathan spins once fore a $700 W…
A T T E N D I N G
A N / A W A _ D _
B A N Q U E T
…and solves ATTENDING AN AWARDS BANQUET for $2,500.
DUDS: O (Julie), Y (Roxann)
SOLE LaT: Nathan
BANKRUPTS: 2 (ladies)
Nathan: $4,500/Julie: $3,850/Roxann: ZILCH
PP/Express Round: FUN & GAMES
Roxann’s next chance to score begins w/ three N’s for the 1/2 CAR near the pink $600, three A’s, two $900 T’s, an E, and two I’s to finish off the vowels. Next on her list are two $600 H’s, two $500 G’s…$700 W and Y singles…but then M for MAJOR DUD to likely throw away her plate and at least $6,150. Nathan then uncovers the D while on EXPRESS and takes the short ride to complete the board w/ C…
D A N C I N G / T H E
N I G H T / A W A Y
…in addition to another two grand, he’ll be doing said activity at the Hilton PUERTO VALLARTA Resort worth $6,363.
SOLE DUD: M (Roxann)
Nathan: $12,863 cash & MX WC/Julie: $3,850/Roxann: TERRIBLE SHAPE
$3K Tossup: LIVING THINGS
F _ _ M
A _ I M _ _ S
Nathan spots some FARM ANIMALS.
Speed-Up Round: PLACE
$1,600 per consonant again. Midway through, Julie requests two E’s but is wrong w/ SPANISH RESTAURANT. She gets another crack at it after buying triple E’s…
_ A _ A N E S E
R E S T A _ R A N T
…JAPANESE RESTAURANT is correct for $3,200.
DUDS: D (Julie), H (Roxann)
SOLE DQ: Julie’s missolve
Nathan: $15,863 cash & MX WC/Julie: $7,050/Roxann: DESERVING $1K GOOSEEGG
And Roxann gets the award for WORST CONTESTANT OF THE SEASON. You really embarrassed your kids big time, lady.
BANKRUPT TRASH: $1,700
$100K Bonus Round
Nate spins the A of GAME.
Limited RSTLNE help…
_ _ _
_ _ _ _ _ E _ _
DMHI and G give him at least the first word…
_ I G
_ _ _ _ H E _ _
…but little help on the bottom means a LOSS for him. His BIG PAYCHECK would’ve been worth $40K.
Tonight’s Sweepstakes Puzzle: GRASS SKIRT
$5K SPIN ID: SB2804559
MY RATING: 5