WoF Recap: May 2, 2016

EPISODE #6406: GREAT AMERICAN CITIES – SEATTLE

VTR: Feb. 18

Technically, this week is the second of Great American Cities since “Big Money Week” saluted Vegas.

$1K Tossup: PLACE

_ _ W _ T _ _ _
_ _ _ E _ F _ O N T

Felicia knows that Seattle has a DOWNTOWN RIVERFRONT. We’ve got women to start this week…

Felicia Yue: works for a major online retailer from Mukilteo, WA (orig. from NYC)
Trudy Neill: visual merchandiser from Auburn, WA
Samantha Franklin: Snohomish Co. District Court clerk from Seattle

$2K Tossup: AROUND THE HOUSE

G _ R _ _ N T
_ A _

Samantha’s won some money to put in her GARMENT BAG.

FEATURED TRIP: Miami’s Beacon Hotel
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: Cabela’s

Round 1: FOOD & DRINK

It’s all Samantha here — she calls up $1,800 trios of T’s and H’s, three I’s, a $650 W, one E, four A’s and a $1,300 pair of R’s.

_ I _ H / A _ _
_ H I _ _ / W I T H
T A R T A R / _ A _ _ E

She munches of some FISH AND CHIPS WITH TARTAR SAUCE for $4,800.

PR

Samantha: $6,800/Felicia: $1K/Trudy: $0

 

Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Felicia insta-BANKRUPTs next to $650. Second, Trudy calls up an $1,950 T trio, three E’s, an A, two S’s for the Miami trip, a $1,200 pair of R’s, but then L for loss of turn. Over to Samantha who spots double H’s for $1,800, two I’s, a $1,300 P pair, two C’s for the 1/2 CAR near $600 and a single O before going for another solve…

_ I C T O R _
S P E E C H
T H E R A P I S T

…maybe Trump or Clinton should hire a VICTORY SPEECH THERAPIST as this lady wins another $3,600.

SOLE DUD: L (Trudy)
INSTA-BANKRUPT: Felicia

Samantha: $10,400 1/2 CAR/Felicia: $1K/Trudy: NIL

 

PP/Express Round: PHRASE

Trudy first FPs three I’s, lights up a $1,300 T pair, but LaTs out. Samantha secondly takes a $500 S, two A’s and O’s, a $600 R, three E’s to clean out the vowels. Following an H for the same 1/2 CAR and a $650 N…

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

…she’s won $16,465 in cash & Ford Fiesta plus a trip to where IT IS A PLACE LIKE NO OTHER —  The Venetian on Grace Bay in TURKS & CAICOS worth $8,600; that was a $25,065 round for her!

SOLE LaT: Trudy

Samantha: $35,465 cash & prizes/Felicia: $1K/Trudy: NO LUCK

 

$3K Tossup: OCCUPATION

_ R T I _ T _ C
D _ _ E C T _ R

Felicia solves ARTISTIC DIRECTOR to quadruple up.

Round 4: LIVING THINGS

The first letters she picks are a $600 S, an E, but then R for roadblock. Second, Trudy has the same result w/ T. Third for Samantha are a $500 N, three O’s, an $1,800 F trio, but then A for awful. After Felicia‘s $1K pair of L’s, it’s S-U time…

F L O _ _ / O F
_ O L _ F _ N _ _ E S

…w/ a $1,500 FS. She then chooses the C’s…

F L O C _ / O F
_ O L _ F _ N C _ E S

…and a FLOCK OF GOLDFINCHES drop her another $4,350.

DUDS (before FS): R (Felicia), T (Trudy), A (Samantha)

FINAL SCORES
Samantha: $35,465 cash & prizes/Felicia: $8,350/Trudy: $1K GOOSEEGG

GT: $44,815
NO BANKRUPT TRASH!

$100K Bonus Round
The SUV in play this week is a redesigned BMW X1. Samantha lands on the M of GAME.

Category: THING
Opening layout…

_ _ R
_ _ _ E _ T _ _ E

CDHI gives her…

_ _ R
_ _ _ E C T I _ E

OUR OBJECTIVE as always is to have at least one BR win a week, but she goofs w/ OUR DETECTIVE and loses the $33K.

$5K SPIN ID: FM9106233

MY RATING: 7

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3 thoughts on “WoF Recap: May 2, 2016

  1. jpgenius May 2, 2016 / 11:34 pm

    Samantha made this episode a nice start to Seattle Week.

    My rating: Low 7

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  2. ant0824 May 3, 2016 / 1:00 pm

    When someone wins a Car and a Prize Puzzle in round 3 like Samantha did, it resulting in a great start this week. Sadly the BR loss and only $33K, and who needs $33K when Samantha won over $35K?

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