EPISODE #6347: GIRLFRIEND GETAWAYS
$1K Tossup: PEOPLE
_ O H O R T S
I N / C _ _ _ E
Roz and Allison aren’t confident, but they’re still COHORTS IN CRIME. Meeting them now…
Roz Gruner & Allison Cross: work at the same hospital from Colorado
Grace & Mona: Grace works at a bank while Mona’s a wedding/event planner; these girls from Honolulu look like twins
MacKenzie & Brittany: from D.C.; they met at James Madison Univ.
$2K Tossup: THING
A N K _ E
_ R _ C E _ _ T
MacKenzie solves ANKLE BRACELET.
FEATURED TRIP: Lexington at Jackson Hole, WY
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: Perfumania
Round 1: EVENT
The middle ladies get started w/ an F for the perfume, four O’s, a $2,600 R quarter, and three A’s, followed by a $1K N pair, a $1,950 P triple, two FP I’s, a G for the WC, and four E’s…
A P P E A R I N G / O N
_ _ E / _ O _ E R / O F
_ P O R _ _
I _ _ _ _ _ R A _ E _
…they solve APPEARING ON THE COVER OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED for $6,800 cash & GT.
G & M: $0/M & B: $8,800 cash & GT/R & A: $1K
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
R & A’s first call of T is no good. Second, G & M take a $600 S, two $800 R’s, but then N for no. Third, M & B try two $700 L’s, two E’s, a FP A, and a $650 G before the LaT strikes. R & A then choose a $600 B, a $900 D, and a $550 H…
B R I D A L
S H _ _ E R
G E L
…they solve BRIDAL SHOWER GEL for $2,050.
DUDS: T (R & A), N (M & G)
SOLE LaT: B & M
G & M: ZERO/M & B: $8,800 cash & GT/R & A: $3,050
Repeating Classic Bonus Puzzle: LOOKING SPIFFY
PP/Express Round: FUN & GAMES
Once again, the T lets down a team like G & Mfrom the get-go. Second in line, B & M find two $600 D’s, a FP A, and four N’s while on EXPRESS, but they decline. It’s not gonna matter, because after their buy of three I’s is the BANKRUPT near $650 to rid them of $4,950. R & A then say two G’s while on EXPRESS and go aboard.
Next CHoices: S, R, K, L and the last consonant of V
S N _ R K _ L I N G
A N D / D I V I N G
…they’ll be SNORKELING AND DIVING at The Westin St. Maarten Dawn Beach Resort worth $11,600.
INSTA-DUD: T (M & G)
SOLE BANKRUPT: B & M
G & M: ZILCH/M & B: $8,800 cash & GT/R & A: $21,650 cash & trip
$3K Tossup: SONG LYRICS
_ O _ / B _ _ T E R
S H _ _ / _ _ _ U _ D
Brittany recites the Smokey Robinson line “YOU BETTER SHOP AROUND”.
Round 4: PLACE
They spin up two $600 T’s, two E’s, but then the other normal BANKRUPT. Second for R & A are a FP A, a $600 R, a $650 N, an I, three $500 C’s (pseudo SL alert), two O’s, and two $650 S’s. Board…
C O S _ E T I C S
C O _ N T E R
…they’ve swiped another $3,550 from the COSMETICS COUNTER.
SOLE DUD: A (R & A)
2ND BANKRUPT: B & M
G & M: HARD LUCK/M & B: $11,800 cash & GT/R & A: $25,200 cash & trip
Speed-Up Round: MOVIE TITLE
The consonants are worth $1,800 a pop. After an R appears early on…
_ _ T _ _
_ _ R _ _ _ T
…B & M nail “PITCH PERFECT” for the house minimum.
SOLE DUD: N (R & A)
G & M: $2K GOOSEEGG/M & B: $13,800 cash & GT/R & A: $25,200 cash & trip
BANKRUPT TRASH (excl. WC): $5,900
$100K Bonus Round:
Roz hits the M of GAME.
This biggie starts like this…
_ _ _ _ E / _ R _ _ N _ E
R E _ _ _ E
DMGA adds two letters in the important first word…
_ _ D G E / _ R _ _ N _ E
R E _ _ _ E
…they just barely beat the buzzer (Pat asked them to put it together after they paused between the last two words) w/ FUDGE BROWNIE RECIPE to leave w/ $58,200 cash & trip.
$5K SPIN ID: BG3129356
MY RATING: 7