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EPISODE #6298: SECRET SANTA SWEEPSTAKES FAMILY WEEK
$1K Tossup: SONG TITLE
Y _ _ / _ _ E / M Y
S _ _ _ _ _ N _
Steve & Jonathan solved “YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE”. These were your midweek teams…
Jonathan & Steve Sindler (bros. from Baltimore): Jonathan’s a Mount View MS band director while Steve’s a firefighter and was the donor of a liver transplant for a girl who was only one yr. old
Robin Dutile & Rachael Valle (sisters from Nashville, NH): the latt
Leema & Bre Mitchell (mom/daughter): Leema’s a legal assistant orig. from the Bronx; Bre attends Buffalo State College
$2K Tossup: PHRASE
_ E _ ‘ S / G _ T
_ _ _ _ I _ G
Rachael goofs w/ “LET’S GET GOING”, not counting her letters carefully.
_ E _ ‘ S / G _ T
_ _ O _ I _ G
The Sindler boys also flubbed w/ “LET’S GET MOVING”.
_ E T ‘ S / G E T
C O O K I _ G
Leema & Bre proudly exclaimed “LET’S GET COOKING”.
Round 1: SAME NAME
The Mitchells have gotten hold of two T’s for the gift tag, two $600 S’s, three $500 R’s and the good vowels of two A’s, an E and two I’s. Board…
_ R E _ I T / &
_ _ R I S T _ A S
_ A R _
…they solved CREDIT & CHRISTMAS CARD for $3,950 cash & sears GT.
Mitchells: $5,950/Sindlers: $1K/R & R: $0
Mystery Round: WAYD?
The Sindler boys got going w/ three $700 N’s, two I’s and A’s, and two T’s while on the MW near $650. They risked their $1,600 remainder…$$$. After they bought the leftover vowels (two E’s an an O), they chose $500 D and L singles, and two H’s for that MDW…
O _ _ E _ I N G / A
H E L _ I N G
H A N D
…no need for me to be OFFERING A HELPING HAND — they’ve scored another $12,100 on their own.
Mitchells: $5,950/Sindlers: $13,100 MDW/R & R: $0
PP/Express Round: FOOD & DRINK
Now that we finally got to hear from the R girls, they’ve come up w/ a $600 S, but then a dud of R. Second, the Mitchells lit up a $900 T, bought three E’s and A’s and I, picked off a $700 W, but then lost their turn w/ L. And we had a weird intact null cycle, because the other teams picked L and N, and those were said earlier null cycle that was cut out. The Mitchells then chose a $1,400 pair of P’s…
S W E E T
P A P A _ A / _ _ I _ E
…in addition to another $2,250, they were going to have some SWEET PAPAYA JUICE on their trip to the Outrigger Waikiki in HAWAII worth $12,200.
UNAIRED DUDS: L (repeated by Mitchells), N (same thing by Sindlers)
AIRED DUDS: R and D (R & R)
Mitchells: $20,400 cash & prizes/Sindlers: $13,100 MDW/R & R: ZIP
$3K Tossup: AROUND THE HOUSE
_ _ _ A W
B _ _ K _ T
R & R are off the schneid w/ a STRAW BASKET.
Round 4: THING
Those girls have uncovered a $600 S, but then spun LaT. Second for the Mitchells were three $650 T’s, but then a dud of E. Third in the Sindlers‘ direction are a TD R, two A’s, three I’s, four $600 N’s and two $500 G’s, then they…
_ _ N G – S T A N _ I N G
T R A _ I T I _ N
…solved another puzzle in this LONG-STANDING TRADITION for $7,900 more.
SOLE DUD: E (Mitchells)
SOLE LaT: R & R
Mitchells: $20,400 cash & prizes/Sindlers: $21K MDW/R & R: $3K
Round 5: OCCUPATION
After the Mitchells started w/ a $1,300 pair of N’s…
_ N _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ N _
…the rest of the consonants were worth $1,500 each. We later got to this…
_ N _ _ _ R S _ T _
_ R _ S _ D _ N T
…this UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT paid the SIndler boys another $4,500.
Mitchells: $20,400 cash & prizes/Sindlers: $25,500 MDW/R & R: $3K
L & B: PT4903909 (Paul T.)
R & R: KC0493778 (Kelly C.)
And this was indeed the first time in this program’s history that we had three MDBRs in a single week.
MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ROUND #3
The boys have landed on the M in GAME.
_ _ _ T _ N _
_ N _ _ _ _ S L _
GYCI guaranteed the G and I…
_ _ I T I N G
_ N _ I _ _ S L Y
…the obvious I’s did it for them! And they were WAITING ANXIOUSLY on whether or not they’ve won the million…
….it was in an M but it was the one in AMERICA’S instead. On the bright side, they’ve won the $40K for a final total of $65,500!
SPIN ID: IC6384498 (Irma C.)
MY RATING: 8