WoF Recap: April 20, 2016

EPISODE #6398: BIG MONEY WEEK

$1K Tossup: ON THE MAP

B E _ _ _ L Y
H _ _ _ _

Chris realizes that SPS is near BEVERLY HILLS. Introducing these people in order…

Chris Webb: sommelier from Tarzana, CA (orig. from Atlanta)
Julia Shuman: VP of a commercial construction co. from Phoenix, MD
Kathy Fogelsonger: owns a co. that makes police safety products from Jacksonville, FL

$2K Tossup: SONG TITLE

_ _ _ ‘ T / _ U Y
M _ / L _ _ _

Kathy solves the Beatles’ “CAN’T BUY ME LOVE”.

PRIZE WEDGE: same one from Mon. night (vegas.BUZZ)

Round 1: SHOW BIZ

She rattles off a $1,200 pair of R’s, an A, two L’s for the Vegas trip, two S’s and M’s at $1,200 apiece, and a $650 P before she…

S _ P _ R / _ _ _ L
_ _ M M _ R _ _ A L S

…solves SUPER BOWL COMMERCIALS for $11K cash & Vegas (the trip was worth $6K).

PR

Chris: $1K/Julia: $0/Kathy: $13K cash & Vegas

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Chris’ first picks are a $900 R, but then S for sorry while on the WC. Second, Julia picks a $650 N, a T for that WC, triple E’s, but then repeats the N. Third, Kathy can’t capitalize on TD w/ D for dud. Chris’s second turn sees him getting the 1/2 CAR near $900 w/ two C’s, but then losing a turn w/ M. After Julia LaTs out, Kathy lights up twin L’s while on the MW near $650 and tries to multiply the $2K buyout by five…got it. But after a $1,300 pair of B’s and a U buy is the BANKRUPT near $3,500 to flush away $11,050. Chris then says a $900 K…

C _ N _ E _ _ R
B E L T
B U C K L E

…I doubt that people would buy a  CONVEYOR BELT BUCKLE, but he’s solved for $2,800.

DUDS: S (Chris), D (Kathy), M (Chris)
SOLE LaT: Julia
SOLE BANKRUPT: Kathy
SOLE DQ: Julia’s N repeat

Chris: $3,800 1/2 CAR/Julia: WC/Kathy: $13K cash & Vegas

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PP/Express Round: PLACES

The struggling Julia starts this crucial round w/ three S’s for the other 1/2 CAR, buys three E’s, but then duds out w/ N. Kathy secondly takes a $1,200 R pair, two A’s, but she also gets the whistle blow for repeating the N. Chris thirdly uncovers an $800 T, and buys the rest of the vowel shop…

_ A R S
_ O U T I _ U E S
_ A _ _ E R I E S

…but he blows the solve w/ CAR, BOUTIQUES, GALLERIES. Julia tries again w/ an $1,800 pair of B’s, but here comes LaT. Kathy then picks off a $1,200 L pair….

B A R S
B O U T I _ U E S
_ A L L E R I E S

…she’s won another $2,150 and will visit the BARS, BOUTIQUES (and) GALLERIES of the Sheraton Buganvillas Resort & Convention Center in PUERTO VALLARTA worth $6,800.

SOLE DUD: N (Julia)
SOLE LaT: Julia
DQs: 2 (Chris’ blown solve, Kathy’s N repeat)

Chris: $3,800/Julia: WC/Kathy: $21,950 cash & trips

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$3K Tossup: AROUND THE HOUSE

D _ _ P L A Y
C _ _ I _ _ _

Julia doesn’t even know it, allowing Kathy to be $50 away from $25K by solving DISPLAY CABINET.

Round 4: THINGS

Kathy spins up the BANKRUPT near $650. Second for Chris are a $1,200 pair of S’s, two A’s, five E’s, a $650 R, but then the S-U signal…

_ E R S _ _ A _ _ _ E _
_ _ _ E _ S E / _ _ A _ E

…and the remaining consonants are worth $1,650 each. One T, three L’s and two P’s later…

P E R S _ _ A L _ _ E _
L _ _ E _ S E / P L A T E

Kathy’s won another $3,300 towards getting a PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATE.

INSTA-BANKRUPT: Kathy

FINAL SCORES
Chris: $3,800/Julia: $1K GOOSEEGG/Kathy: $28,250 cash & trips

GT: $33,050
BANKRUPT TRASH: $11,050

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$100K Bonus Round
Kathy lands on the E of AMERICA’S.

Category: THINGS
Should know what the second word is already…

_ _ L _ _
_ T E _ S

MBHI adds a key letter on top besides the obvious…

B _ L _ _
I T E M S

…but she still doesn’t know that first word, and won’t be placing BULKY ITEMS in the back of the Cadillac SRX.

$5K SPIN ID: RS2968496

MY RATING: 6

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4 thoughts on “WoF Recap: April 20, 2016

  1. ant0824 April 20, 2016 / 10:43 pm

    Okay show, But very disappointing why? Why did Chris said CAR, BOUTIQUES, GALLERIES? and a BR loss of a Car plummets the BR winning Percentage.

    My rating: 5

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    • ant0824 April 20, 2016 / 10:45 pm

      Likewise A Big Game for Kathy winning $28K was the Only Big Highlight of the Show from Me.

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    • jpgenius April 21, 2016 / 10:56 pm

      Yeah, what’s with that Prize Puzzle missolve? Strange…

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  2. jpgenius April 21, 2016 / 7:53 pm

    Kathy did a good job, but BULKY isn’t that easy to get.

    My rating: Low 7

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