WoF Recap: January 18, 2016

EPISODE #6331: BED & BREAKFAST

$1K Tossup: PHRASE

T _ _ / W A R M E S T
O _ / _ E L _ O M _ _

We’re giving THE WARMEST OF WELCOMES to Jeff since he was the first to solve…

Jeff Hill: works in the financial aid office of a university from Lakewood, CO
Knar Nazlikian: auditor at a freight payment service co. from North L.A.
Diane Auten: speech communications teacher at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria & certified Zumba instructor from Arroyo Grande, CA

$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK

B _ G E L S
_ N _ / _ _ X

Diane solves BAGELS AND LOX.

FEATURED B&B TRIP: Sea-U Guest House in Barbados
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: bedandbreakfast.com

Round 1: THING

She kicks off w/ a T for the gift tag, two E’s, two $700 H’s, two A’s, and two I’s, followed by an N for the WC, the other two vowels, a $550 S, but then a critical dud of L to leave $2,700 cash & GT on the table. Jeff then calls up a $5K pair of R’s, and two $700 B’s…

B I R _ H O U S E / I N
T H E / B A _ _ _ A R _

…he solves BIRDHOUSE IN THE BACKYARD for $6,400.

SOLE DUD: L (Diane)

Knar: $0/Diane: $2K WC/Jeff: $7,400

 

Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Jeff‘s up first w/ a $1,200 R pair, buys of two O’s and I, and an S while on the MW near $650. His $700 gamble…doesn’t pay off. Knar secondly says a dud of T. Third, Diane picks up the 1/2 CAR near the orange $900 w/ an N, buys two E’s and A’s for the $500, but here comes the MDW’s right side to take away her plate and the WC. Jeff tries again w/ a $1,200 pair of P’s, a $600 L, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to wipe out $1,800. Knar then picks a $1,300 pair of C’s…

S O C C E R
P L A _ E R
P I A N O

…she solves SOCCER PLAYER PIANO for that much money.

SOLE DUD: T (Knar)
BANKRUPTS: 3 (Jeff 2x, Diane)

Knar: $1,300/Diane: $2K/Jeff: $7,400

 

PP/Express Round: WAYD?

Knar begins the crucial search w/ two $500 N’s, two I’s, a FP A, a $3,500 G, and an E, followed by a $550 T, the other two good vowels, two S’s for the same 1/2 CAR, but then the same MDW BANKRUPT to clean her out of $5,050 and plate. Diane then comes up w/ two $800 H’s but then L for loss. Jeff then SPINGLES for a $600 P..

_ O _ S H I P I N G
T H E / S U N

…he’ll be WORSHIPING THE SUN at SECRETS Vallarta Bay in PUERTO VALLARTA worth $7K (this trip is courtesy of CheapCaribbean.com).

DUDS: A (Knar), L (Diane)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Knar

Knar: $1,300/Diane: $2K/Jeff: $15K cash & trip

 

$3K Tossup: PROPER NAME

_ A _ R _ E
_ N D _ R _ _ _ D

Knar solves “American Idol” winner CARRIE UNDERWOOD.

Round 4: IN THE KITCHEN

First up are a $600 T, but then A for awful. Second for Diane are a $650 N, an E, but then R for roadblock. Third, Jeff has the same fate w/ an S. Back to Knar who buys an I, but LOSES A TURN. After Diane picks another baddie of H, Jeff fills in two $550 L’s, buys six O’s to clean out the vowels, but has to give up the $850 remainder to the BANKRUPT near $650. Knar then uncovers three $650 C’s (no SL bonus, unfortunately)…

C O O _ _ O O _
C O L L E C T I O N

…she solves COOKBOOK COLLECTION for $2,050

DUDS: A (Knar), R (Diane), S (Jeff), H (Diane)
SOLE LaT: Knar
HIS THIRD BANKRUPT: Jeff

Knar: $6,350/Diane: $2K/Jeff: $15K cash & trip

 

Speed-Up: CHARACTER

Consonants pay off at $1,600 each time it appears in the puzzle. After that man uncovers two D’s…

D _ C T _ R
D _ _ _ T T _ _

“DOCTOR DOOLITTLE” prescribes him $4,800 and a ticket to Bonusland.

DUDS: N (Diane), S (Knar), P (Jeff), H (Diane)

FINAL SCORES
Knar: $6,350/Diane: $2K/Jeff: $19,800 cash & trip

GT: $28,150
BANKRUPT TRASH (excl. extras): $8,400

 

$100K Bonus Round
The next SUV waiting to be won is a 2016 Chevrolet Equinox. Jeff takes it to the first A of AMERICA’S.

Category: WAYD?
Leading us off…

_ _ L L _ N _
_ _ / _ _ _ T _

YFDA gives him…

F _ L L _ N _
_ Y / _ _ _ T A

…but he won’t be FILLING MY QUOTA, because he’s another victim of the QU- trick and no $40K for him.

$5K SPIN ID: AL7881592

MY RATING: 6

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2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: January 18, 2016

  1. JP Genius January 19, 2016 / 6:15 am

    Nothing too special here.

    My rating: 6

    Like

  2. ant0824 January 19, 2016 / 6:21 am

    Not such a good show.

    My Rating: 4
    Jeopardy was very disastrous: all 3 finished with $0 today

    Like

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