EPISODE #6312: WINTER BREAK
$1K Tossup: THINGS
_ / B U _ D _ E
_ _ / _ _ Y S
Jason’s one off on the last word w/ A BUNDLE OF JOYS, but one of these players like Kathleen could buy A BUNDLE OF TOYS w/ their winnings…
Kathleen Donlon: single parent in computer industry from Oakdale, NY
Nicole Kab: public accountant from Agora Hills, CA
Jason Wilson: customer engineer for a semiconductor co. who’s also a newlywed from Waterbury, CT
$2K Tossup: PEOPLE
M A R C _ _ N G
_ A _ D
Kathleen’s tripled w/ a MARCHING BAND.
TONIGHT’S TRIP: Ramon’s Village in Belize
Tues./Thus. Gift Tag: Travelers Club
Round 1: CHARACTER
Kathleen’s first letters this evening are two $600 T’s, four E’s, two A’s, an H for the WC, a FP I, and three O’s, followed by two S’s for the TC gift tag, the last vowel of U, and two $500 M’s. Board…
T H E / M O ST
_ A M O U S
_ E I _ _ E E _
O _ / A _ _
…she IDs “THE MOST FAMOUS REINDEER OF ALL” (Rudolph) for $3,700 cash & GT.
Kathleen: $6,700 cash & GT WC/Others: $0 each
Holiday Greeting: Production
Mystery Round: SAME NAME
Nicole’s wheel-spinning journey begins w/ four FP E’s, and a T while on the MW near $650. Under that is…the $$$. Next up are three $800 R’s, three A’s, four $700 S’s, but then H for hush. Second, Jason wastes a turn w/ the BANKRUPT near $3,500. Third, Kathleen picks off three $650 N’s, a $700 P, and a $1K Q. We have at this moment…
_ _ S _ N E S S / &
S Q _ A R E / _ A N _ E
P A R T N E R
…she didn’t need a BUSINESS & SQUARE DANCE PARTNER to help her win another $3,650.
SOLE DUD: H (Nicole)
SOLE INSTA-BANKRUPT: Jason
Kathleen: $10,350 cash & GT WC/Others: $0 each
Repeating Classic Bonus Puzzle: HOCKEY GAME
HG #2: contestant dept.
PP/Express Round: PLACE
Jason’s first pickings are a $600 R but then D for dud. Kathleen secondly calls up a $2,700 N trio, but then buys a worthless I. Nicole thirdly tries an $800 T, an E, but then S for sorry. After Jason says another baddie of M, Kathleen buys the leftover two A’s and six O’s, and says a C while on EXPRESS. She wisely GOES ABOARD….
Her Current Bank: $2,950
Next Choices: F…2 L’s…P and G
O C E A N F R O N T
L A G O O N / P O O L
…this will be awaiting her at the Sheraton MAUI courtesy of Pleasant Holidays worth $6,754
DUDS: D (Jason), I (Kathleen), S (Nicole), M (Jason)
Kathleen: $25,054 cash & GT WC/Others: $0 each
$3K Tossup: WAYD?
_ _ _ I _ G / A
F _ _ _ H / S T A R T
Kathleen isn’t MAKING A FRESH START, but rather adding even more money.
Round 4: AROUND THE HOUSE
Unfortunately, she hits the BANKRUPT near $650 to finally lose her WC (thought it wasn’t taken away at first). Second for Nicole are two $600 R’s, three E’s, but then the LaT. Third for Jason are $500 S and B singles, and three $650 T’s…
E _ T R _
B _ T T E R _ E S
…he needed the EXTRA BATTERIES to spoil Kathleen’s perfect maingame bid and finally win his first $2,950.
SOLE LaT: Nicole
SOLE INSTA-BANKRUPT: Kathleen
Speed-Up: FOOD & DRINK
Another $1,500 FS for your pleasure. After the frontloading G appears…
G _ _ R _ _ T
P _ S T R _ _ S
…Kathleen gets GOURMET PASTRIES for $4,500.
SOLE DUD: H (Jason)
Jason: $2,950/Kathleen: $32,554 cash & GT/Nicole: $1K LUMP OF COAL
BANKRUPT TRASH: WC
$100K Bonus Round
By this point, Kathleen’s WC is finally confiscated. Anyway, she lands on the ‘.
This four-word answer initially reads…
_ N / _ _
_ _ _ / _ _ _ E
MCDI only adds two of this…
_ N / M _
_ _ _ / _ _ M E
…but she’s nailed it and will reply “I’m ON MY WAY HOME as a $33K BR winner”. Her final total is $65,554 cash & trip.
$5K SPIN ID: MB825979786
MY RATING: 7