EPISODE #6310: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
$1K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
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S T O C K _ N _ S
Trey’s won some money to put in his HANGING STOCKINGS. Playing this game a week before Christmas are…
Trey Garza: works for a biotech co. from Austin, TX
Becca Zinda: 8th Grade Bible teacher at Heritage Christian from Canoga Park, CA
Denise Klemm: Sacred Heart-Griffin HS guidance counselor (she also does animal voices, especially dolphins) from Springfield, IL
$2K Tossup: PHRASE
H _ / D _ _ N ‘ _
G _ _ / T _ E / M E M O
Denise replies “HE DIDN’T GET THE MEMO“.
Round 1: FOOD & DRINK
What this lady’s called are two T’s and an S at $500 a pop, two E’s and A’s, but then L for loss. Second, Trey finds two M’s for $1,400, two O’s, two FP I’s, two R’s for the WC, and the same number of F’s for $1,100 more. We have…
M O M ‘ S
F A _ O R I T E
F R _ I T _ A _ E
…him eating MOM’S FAVORITE FRUITCAKE for $3,250.
SOLE DUD: L (Denise)
Trey: $4,250 WC/Becca: $0/Denise: $2K
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Trey’s off and running w/ four T’s for the Furn. of America gift tag, two $650 H’s, four E’s, an R for the 1/2 CAR near the orange $900, and two O’s, followed by two $700 S’s, a D for the other 1/2 CAR, and the remaining vowels (including two U’s). Unfortunately, he then PAINFULLY LOSES A TURN to let $20,415 cash & prizes go to waste. Becca then puts up four $500 N’s…
A N O T H E R / O N E
_ I T E S / T H E
D U S T
_ U N N _
…Queen would not write a title called “ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST BUNNY”, but she’s right anyway.
SOLE LaT: Trey
Trey: $4,250 WC/Becca: $2K/Denise: $2K
PP/Express Round: PLACE
Becca’s uncovered a $700 N to start, but she LaTs out just as quick. Denise secondly fills in a $650 S, two E’s, and four T’s for $2,600 more…
_ _ S T / N _ _ T _ / _ _
T _ E / E _ _ _ T _ _
…another $3K is hers and a a trip to JUST NORTH OF THE EQUATOR — The Verandah in ANTIGUA worth $6,960.
SOLE LaT: Becca
Trey: $4,250 WC/Becca: $2K/Denise: $11,960 cash & Antigua
$3K Tossup: WAYD?
R E _ D _ _ _ / A
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Denise’s now $40 shy of $15K after solving READING A BIOGRAPHY.
Round 4: THING
Opening this solution are a $600 S, two $500 R’s, and five A’s, after which she says a $500 T, two E’s, a $700 L, but then I for invalid. Trey secondly has his second LaT of the game. Third for Becca are two $700 N’s, three D’s and a K at $500 a pop, and two $700 C’s. We have…
C A R T _ _ N – A – D A _
D E S K / C A L E N D A R
…a CARTOON-A-DAY DESK CALENDAR worth another $4,800 to her.
SOLE DUD: I (Denise)
SOLE LaT: Trey
Trey: $4,250 WC/Becca: $6,800/Denise: $14,960 cash & Antigua
Round 5: ON THE MAP (one-wordy alert)
Both Trey and Becca instantly strike out w/ R and L, respectively. Third in Denise’s direction are two $700 N’s, an I, a FP A, but then S for sorry. Trey then puts in a $600 T and the last vowel of O…
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…he solves CHINATOWN for the house minimum, and I don’t recall seeing a R6 on back-to-back episodes.
DUDS: R (Trey), L (Becca), S (Denise)
Trey: $5,250 WC/Becca: $6,800/Denise: $14,960 cash & Antigua
Speed-Up: IN THE KITCHEN
We wrap up the week w/ a $1,600 FS. After the triple A’s are purchased late in this round…
_ A S T A
M A _ E R
…Denise seals the deal w/ PASTA MAKER.
DUDS (both at the start): N (Becca), L (Denise)
Trey: $5,250/Becca: $6,800/Denise: $16,560 cash & Antigua
$100K Bonus Round
Denise needs to get the envelope from the * wedge.
I have a couple of ideas for this biggie…
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PCMI gives her…
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…but she doesn’t quite have the BASIC QUALIFICATIONS to win $33K.
$5K SPIN ID: EG8088315
MY RATING: 6