WoF Recap: December 1, 2015

EPISODE #6297: SECRET SANTA SWEEPSTAKES FAMILY WEEK  

$1K Tossup: PEOPLE

S O N _ / _ _ _
_ _ _ _ _ _ E _ S

Becca has solved SONS AND DAUGHTERS. Tuesday’s teams…

Jim & Becca Ramondetta (father/daughter): he owns a small health club in Pittsfield, MA while she works at that same health club
Danielle DeMio (Wayne, NJ) & Lauren Grimbllas (Kinnelon, NJ)(sisters): Danielle’s a substitute teacher while Lauren’s a luxury fashion designer in NYC
Lacy (San Diego) & John Bird (Simi Valley)(brother/sister): they work for a family re-marketing business (and he also works for a craft brewery)

$2K Tossup: WAYD?

_ _ L L O _ I N G
_ Y / B _ I S S

John blows it w/ COLORING MY BLISS.

F _ L L O _ I N G
M Y / B _ I S S

Becca’s FOLLOWING MY BLISS to triple her team’s bank.

Round 1: SONG LYRICS (I no lettered this one)

The Ramondettas are off to a bad start w/ S while on the Sears gift tag. Second, D & L call up two FP E’s, two $900 T’s, two R’s for the gift tag, a $650 H, and four I’s, followed by a $900 G, a $500 N, a FP dud of A (the only bad vowel of this puzzle), and the BANKRUPT near $2,500 to forfeit $5,600 cash & GT. The Birds then dig up a $1,600 pair of D’s…

E _ E R _ T H I N G
I / D _
I / D _ / I T
_ _ R / _ _ _

John correctly recites the Bryan Adams tune “EVERYTHING I DO, I DO IT FOR YOU”.

DUDS: S (Ramondettas), A (D & L)
SOLE BANKRUPT: D & L

Birds: $2K/Ramondettas: $3K/D & L: $0

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

D & L lead off w/ a $500 T, two $800 R’s, an E, two $700 S’s, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to toss aside $3,250. Second, the Birds get into trouble w/ the one near TD. The Ramondettas make it three in a row w/ the MDW’s left side. As we start fresh again w/ the sisters, they uncover two $800 N’s, a $650 P, but the sole dud vowel of A fails them for the second round in a row. After the Birds say D for dud, the Ramondettas then pick off a $7K pair of M’s…

S _ P _ _ M _ R E / &
_ _ N _ _ R
M _ N T S

…they solve SOPHOMORE & JUNIOR MINTS are good to make them 10 grand richer.

DUDS: A (D & L), D (Birds)
BANKRUPTS: 3 (everybody)

Birds: $2K/Ramondettas: $10K/D & L: NIL 

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PP/Express Round: THINGS

This round belongs to the Birds — they fill in two $500 S’s, three E’s, three N’s for the WC, a $900 T, and two I’s. Board…

_ I N N E _
_ E S E _ _ T I _ N S

…not only do they win another $2,900, they need to make DINNER RESERVATIONS for their trip to The Westin ST. MAARTEN Dawn Beach Resort worth $11,600.

PR

Birds: $16,500 cash & trip WC/Ramondettas: $10K/D & L: NADA

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$3K Tossup: SHOW BIZ

_ _ _ A D W A Y
_ _ _ O R

John incorrectly responds for the second time tonight, this time w/ BROADWAY HONOR. Danielle then capitalizes w/ BROADWAY ACTOR to finally get the sisters off the schneid.

Round 4: PHRASE

It’s all the sisters — they’ve exposed three $550 T’s, two $500 S’s, three E’s, two A’s, a $600 B, and a $500 N…

_ A S T E N / _ _ _ _
S E A T / B E _ T

FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELT, people — they’ve made another $3,250.

PR #2

Birds: $16,500 cash & trip WC/Ramondettas: $10K/D & L: $6,250

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Speed-Up Round: SONG TITLE

 $1,500 per consonant again. After two B’s pop up in the first of four words…

B _ B _ / _ T ‘ S
_ _ L _ / _ _ T S _ _ _

…the Birds solve “BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE” for $6K more.

DUDS: R (D & L), N (Birds), F (D & L)

FINAL SCORES
Birds: $22,500 cash & trip WC/Ramondettas: $10K/D & L: $6,250

GT: $38,750
BANKRUPT TRASH: $8,850 cash & GTs

J & B: LZ3944615 (Lisa Z.)
D & L: TW10279 (Tanya W.)

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$100K Bonus Round
Lacy spins up the I of SPIN.


Category: THING
This long one-wordy begins like this…

_ R _ _ _ T _ _ _ L _ T _

Unfortunately, they completely bomb out of the game w/ CMGU and H, so they don’t make any PROFITABILITY for $33K.

LAST SPIN ID
: SA0534936 (Sandra A.)

MY RATING
: 6

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3 thoughts on “WoF Recap: December 1, 2015

  1. yohan sur December 2, 2015 / 9:27 am

    this episode was pretty good, thanks to all teams were decent total.

    however, this BR playing wasn't good.(especially U, I think 5 letter all wrong from BR since 3/5/2012)

    ep.rating : 6

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  2. JP Mackey December 2, 2015 / 4:35 pm

    I wish the I's were picked in the BR instead of the U. But I find it odd that SONG LYRICS and SONG TITLE were both used this episode.

    The last BR wipeout with the U as the vowel was on 5/29/2015.

    My rating: 6

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