EPISODE #6287: GREAT OUTDOORS
$1K Tossup: ON THE MAP
_ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ _ _ O
_ _ V _ R
David quickly solves THE COLORADO RIVER. These three are here to fish for some big winnings…
David Purves: receptionist for a baseball cage renting facility & comic book fan from NY (orig. from Philly)
Grace Castillo: former police officer who now works at an airport from Hilo, HI
Meredith Parker: HR specialist and Army National Guard Staff Sgt. from Colchester, VT
$2K Tossup: THING
T H E / M A G I C
F O _ M U _ _
David so far has THE MAGIC FORMULA to winning big.
OUTDOORS TRIP: Rocky Mountaineer Train Tour of Canada
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: Cabela’s
Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER
He kicks off w/ a $2,100 trio of N’s, two $550 R’s, a single A, but then D for dud. Second, Grace has the same result w/ M. Third, Meredith calls up three $700 T’s, two I’s, a FP dud of O, three $2,500 S’s, and five E’s to wipe out the vowels…
T E N N I S
R A _ _ E T
S T R I N _
_ _ E E S E
…she solves TENNIS RACKET STRING CHEESE for her first $9,100.
DUDS: D (David), M (Grace), O (Meredith)
Meredith: $9,100/David: $3K/Grace: $0
Mystery Round: EVENT
Grace’s first call of M is no good. Second, Meredith BANKRUPTs near $650. Third, David picks a $650 T and an H while on the MW near that orange $650. Is the big money under there…no. Grace then plugs in a $1,300 pair of N’s, two D’s for the WC, two $600 L’s, and all five vowels. We now have…
_ A I L I N G
A _ O U N D
T H E / _ O _ L D
…she’s won her first $2,250 towards maybe SAILING AROUND THE WORLD.
SOLE DUD: M (Grace)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (other players)
Meredith: $9,100/David: $3K/Grace: $2,250 WC
PP/Express Round: LIVING THINGS
Current leader Meredith gets going w/ a $700 S, but then N for no. Second in David’s direction are four $900 R’s, an A, a $600 T, three $500 L’s, and three E’s, followed by a $1,200 pair of C’s, a $600 Y, but then a possible fatal dud of P. Grace then picks off a $550 F, three O’s, a $500 D, and a $650 H, then we see…
_ R _ _ H T L Y
C O L O R E D
C O R A L / R E E F S
…in addition to another $1,450, she’ll see some BRIGHTLY COLORED CORAL REEFS at the IBEROSTAR COZUMEL worth $6,550.
DUDS: N (Meredith), P (David)
Meredith: $9,100/David: $3K/Grace: $10,250 cash & Mexico WC
$3K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
_ H O L E / W H E _ T
T O _ _ _
Grace takes a bite of some WHOLE WHEAT TOAST.
Round 4: WAYD?
There she goes w/ three $550 N’s, two $550 G’s, two obvious I’s, three $650 T’s, and two O’s, after which she says two $650 S’s, but then an unfortunate dud of V while on the big one. Meredith then puts up a $600 C, three A’s, two $550 L’s, and a $550 Z…
G A Z I N G / A T
C O N S T _ L L A T I O N S
…she’s GAZING AT CONSTELLATIONS for $1,950.
SOLE DUD: V (Grace)
Meredith: $11,050/David: $3K/Grace: $13,250 cash & Mexico WC
Speed-Up Round: PERSON
$1,500 per consonant. Two T’s, and R, and two C’s in…
C _ _ _ _ T T _ _
C _ _ _ R _ _ _
…Grace seals the deal w/ COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN.
Meredith: $11,050/David: $3K/Grace: $16,250 cash & Mexico WC
BANKRUPT TRASH: $650
$100K Bonus Round
The BW comes to a halt on the M of GAME at the last second.
She needs some serious help in the top word…
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ N _
T _ E / _ _ _ S E
DHCA and F adds besides the two H’s on the bottom…
_ A C _ _ _ _ N _
T H E / H _ _ S E
…since she wasn’t VACUUMING THE HOUSE when she needed to, we don’t pay her $33K.
$5K SPIN ID: CB4270787
EP. RATING: 6