$1K Tossup: LANDMARK
_ _ Y _ _ I C
N _ _ I _ _ _ _ / P _ _ K
Susan locates OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK. Final set of WA contestants this week…
Susan Milam: travel agent from Snohomish
James Batey: The Bush School P.E. teacher from Vashon Island
Terryl Le Graham: office mgr. for a prosthetic/orthotic office from Olympia
$2K Tossup: RHYME TIME
M _ _ _ E / _ _
T H _ / L _ O S E
Susan is two for two saying “MOOSE ON THE LOOSE”.
TRIP WEDGE: Amelia Island Plantation in FL
Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER
But she calls an automatic dud of S, though. Second, James has lit up a $1,950 trio of T’s, two E’s, four R’s for the FL trip, two O’s, three $900 N’s, U, a $600 G, and a single I. Board…
N O / R I G _ T
T U R N / O N
R E _
_ _ R _ E T
…he imagines a NO RIGHT TURN ON RED CARPET for $12,800 cash & FL (the trip’s worth $6,550).
SOLE AUTO-DUD: S (Susan)
Mystery Round: FOOD & DRINK
Fresh off his nice R1 win, James gets started w/ a $700 T, two E’s, an R for that MDW, and two A’s, followed by a $650 N, an I, three $500 S’s, but then the BANKRUPT near big money to lose $2,100 and the MDW. Over to Terryl who gets both 1/2 CARs (she landed on the one near $600 first) w/ W and two M’s, respectively…
S M _ _ E _ / S A _ M _ N
W I T _ / _ A _ E R S
…but she blows the last word big time w/ WAFERS to let $1,500 and the Fiesta go to waste. Susan then lights up C, P and K singles ($700 for the K, $500 for the other two)….
S M _ K E _ / S A _ M _ N
W I T _ / C A P E R S
…she dines one some SMOKED SALMON WITH CAPERS for the 17 Benjamins.
SOLE BANKRUPT: James
SOLE DQ: Terryl’s blown solve
James: $12,800 cash & trip/Terryl: ZIP/Susan: $4,700
PP/Express Round: PLACE
Terryl‘s road to redemption begins w/ a $1,200 pair of N’s, two E’s, an $800 S, four A’s, a $600 R, but then the other normal BANKRUPT to forfeit her own $2,100. Susan secondly goes aboard the EXPRESS after calling a B.
Next Choices: two L’s…two T’s…C…CRASH w/ K ($6K down the drain)
James then puts up $600 M and a $500 D singles to leave only vowels remaining….
A N / A B S _ L _ T E
D R E A M / L _ C A T _ _ N
…this is AN ABSOLUTE DREAM VACATION that he just won — the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts in ARUBA worth $6,452.
BANKRUPTS: 2 (ladies)
James: $20,352 cash & trips/Terryl: ZILCH/Susan: $4,700
$3K Tossup: SONG TITLE
_ _ _ / W _ T C _ _ _ W _ R
Terryl is finally off the schneid w/ “ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER” (originally done by Bob Dylan in ’67 but most famously covered by Jimi Hendrix).
Round 4: THING
Coming from her mouth next are a $600 T, two $700 N’s, two A’s, a FP O, and a $10K pair of C’s…
_ A N _
A C C O _ N T
…here’s an $11,500 deposit into her BANK ACCOUNT.
Consonants each pay off at $1,600. After the last consonant of J shows itself…
J _ _ N _ D / _ T
T H _ / H _ P
…a lady on New Year’s Day 2010 couldn’t solve this one for a Winnebago Access, butSusan has solved JOINED AT THE HIP for $3,200.
AIRED DUDS: S (Terryl), C (Susan), B (Susan), M (James)
James: $20,352 cash & trips/Terryl: $14,500/Susan: $7,900
BANKRUPT TRASH (MDW not factored): $10,200
$100K Bonus Round
Will the W mean something really good for James?
Just a couple letters on top to start…
_ E _ _ R _ _ _ _
_ _ _ _
GHDO pretty much gives him the first word…
G E O G R _ _ H _
_ _ _ _
…back in the day, kids went on “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego” to take a GEOGRAPHY QUIZ…and he nails it even w/o any help at the bottom! Too bad we have a $33K sweep this week (only 3rd time this season), so he leaves w/ $53,352 cash & trips.
$5K SPIN ID: CF7565543
MY RATING: 7