WoF Recap: March 24, 2016

EPISODE #6379: CARNIVAL SPIN & SAIL SWEEPSTAKES

$1K Tossup: PLACE

T H E / S _ _ P ‘ S
B R I D _ E

The captain and his officers control things here, and Liz knows that’s THE SHIP’S BRIDGE. Meeting her and everybody else from left to right…

Liz Beckson: science geek at heart & hula hooper from L.A. (orig. from KS)
Amanda Dahlin: OB nurse from Moorhead, MN

Bill Parker: enjoys traveling & recently opened a donut shop from Pottsgrove, PA

$2K Tossup: THING

_ _ _ O R _ _
& / _ X P _ R _ S

Bill solves IMPORTS & EXPORTS.

Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER

He picks up the Travelers’ Club gift tag right away w/ a T, buys three A’s, calls up a $500 S, and buys three E’s, after which he spins up a $650 F, three R’s for the Caribbean Cruise, but then the BANKRUPT near TD to forfeit $9,659 cash & prizes. Over to Liz who puts in a $600 B, buys the last vowel of I, but then LaTs out. Amanda then inserts $600 D and W singles…

F R E E / A S / A
B I R D
W A T _ _ E R

…she’s FREE AS A BIRD WATCHER to have everybody on the board.

SOLE LaT: Liz
SOLE BANKRUPT: Bill

Liz: $1K/Amanda: $1,200/Bill: $2K

 

Mystery Round: WAYD?

Liz insta-BANKRUPTs on the MDW’s right side. Going down Amanda’s road second are two N’s for $1,600, two I’s, a G for that WC, and an O, followed by a $3K T quinter, an A, but then the LaT. After Bill spins up the same BANKRUPT he got before, Liz finds a $1K pair of L’s and a V while on the MW near LaT. Under that is…$$$

T A _ I N G / I T
T O / T _ _
N _ _ T / L _ V _ L

…and she’s TAKING IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL for another $11K.

SOLE LaT: Amanda
BANKRUPTS: 2 (everybody else)

Liz: $12K/Amanda: $1,200 WC/Bill: $2K

 

PP/Express Round: LIVING THINGS

Off Amanda goes w/ four S’s for two grand, two E’s, but then the first dud all night long w/ R. Bill secondly takes a $1K pair of N’s, two $3,500 D’s, and the rest of the non-U vowels, but next is T for trouble. Liz then lights up three L’s for the 1/2 CAR near $600 and a $650 W…

W _ A L E S
D O L _ _ I N S
A N D / S E A L S

…in addition to another $2,150, she’ll see WHALES, DOLPHINS AND SEALS on an ALASKAN CRUISE aboard the Carnival Miracle worth $6,075.

DUDS: R (Amanda), T (Bill)

Liz: $20,225 cash & Alaska/Amanda: $1,200 WC/Bill: $2K

 

$3K Tossup: AROUND THE HOUSE

D I G I T _ _
_ _ _ _ M O _ _ _ T

Amanda blows it w/ DIGITAL THERMOMETER, whereas Bill has solved DIGITAL THERMOSTAT.

Speed-Up: PHRASE

We have yet another $1,600 FS. Following an L request…

_ T / S _ _ _ S / L _ _ _
_ _ S T _ R D _ _

IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY, eh? Amanda has solved for $3,200.

SOLE DUD: N (Liz)

FINAL SCORES
Liz: $20,225 cash & Alaska/Amanda: $4,400/Bill: $5K

GT: $29,625
BANKRUPT TRASH: $9,659 cash & prizes

 

$100K Bonus Round
The M in AMERICA’S landed on again.

Category: THINGS
At the lead-off portion…

E _ _ _ _ N _
_ _ _ _ E S

She’s another PGHOer…

E _ H O _ N G
_ O _ _ E S

…she can’t hear any ECHOING VOICES w/o those C’s, and she’s the second $50K loser this week.

Carnival Sweepstakes Puzzle: GOOD FORTUNE
$5K SPIN ID: FD3288308

MY RATING: 5

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One thought on “WoF Recap: March 24, 2016

  1. JP Genius March 25, 2016 / 3:24 am

    IMO Liz pretty much won this game out of luck. And sad to see another $50K loss.

    My rating: Low 6

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