WoF Recap: May 13, 2016

EPISODE #6415: GREAT AMERICAN CITIES – DENVER

$1K Tossup: PHRASE

_ / W _ _ _ E / L _ T
_ F / S _ N _ H I _ E

There isn’t A WHOLE LOT OF SUNSHINE right now in Denver, but Jared solves it anyway. Our final group of Colorado contestants this week…

Jared Montgomery: DSST Public Schools project manager from Denver
Tameika Noel: Zumba instructor from Aurora

Connie Sanders: theater teacher at Red Rocks Community College from Black Hawk

$2K Tossup: ON THE MAP

_ A S _ _ N _ _ _ N
_ _ _ K

Tameika slowly talks her way to the right answer of WASHINGTON PARK.

TRIP WEDGE: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego w/ UndercoverTourist.com credit at any SoCal attraction

Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER

She instantly duds out w/ R. Second, Connie calls up four T’s for $3,200, buys E and A singles, but the A is no good. Third, Jared gets the California wedge w/ three S’s, buys three O’s, but LaTs out. Tameika then SPINGLES for a $700 L…

_ O T T O _ L E S S
_ _ T
S T O _

…she avoids falling into a BOTTOMLESS PIT STOP for the house minimum.

DUDS: R (Tameika), A (Connie)
SOLE LaT: Jared

Connie: $0/Jared: $1K/Tameika: $3K

 

Mystery Round: PROPER NAME

Connie gets the Sierra Trading Post gift tag right away w/ four N’s, buys an I and three E’s, and lights up a $650 G before saying two T’s while on the MW near $650 and risking $3,150 cash & GT…oops. Over to Jared w/ a $1K pair of R’s, three A’s, and two O’s, a $700 P, two U’s, but then the MDW’s right side to hand over $950. Tameika then lights up a $10,500 F trio…

F U T U R E
_ A _ _ / O F / F A _ E R
P E _ T O N / _ A N N I N G

…she IDs FUTURE HALL OF FAMER PEYTON MANNING.

BANKRUPTS: 2 (those players before her)

Connie: $0/Jared: $1K/Tameika: $13,500

 

PP/Express Round: WAYD?

Jared gets the obvious out of the way first ($650 N, I, a $500 G), then he buys an A, but BANKRUPTs near $650 to give up said dollar amount he spun first. Second, Tameika takes three L’s but doesn’t go aboard the EXPRESS. She follows w/ three $650 T’s, two E’s, an H for the WC, but then the same normal BANKRUPT to toss away $5,200 and her WC. Connie then FPs triple O’s…

_ E L L O _ I N G / O _ T
A T / T H E / _ O O L

…she’ll be MELLOWING OUT AT THE POOL at the Grand Palladium Punta Cana in the DOMINICAN REPUBLIC worth $7,010.

BANKRUPTS: 2 (those not named Connie)

Connie: $7,010 trip/Jared: $1K/Tameika: $13,500

 

$3K Tossup: EVENT

L I V E _ _ O C K
A U C T I _ N

More money’s been sold to Jared at a LIVESTOCK AUCTION.

Round 4: FOOD & DRINK

First up are a $1,500 T trio, E, but then A for awful. Second for Tameika are a $500 L, and three I’s, but it’s S-U time…

_ _ T T E _ _ I L _
_ I _ _ _ I T _

…w/ a $1,550 FS. She strikes out w/ N on her next call. One R and two S’s later…

_ _ T T E R _ I L _
_ I S _ _ I T S

Jared chomps up these BUTTERMILK BISCUITS for $4,100.

SOLE DUD BEFORE FS: A (Jared)
SOLE DUD AFTER FS: N (Tameika)

FINAL SCORES
Connie: $7,010 trip/Jared: $8,100/Tameika: $13,500

GT: $28,610
BANKRUPT TRASH (WC disregarded): $9,950 cash & GT

 

$100K Bonus Round
Tameika lands on the N of SPIN.

Category: PHRASE
I know this already…

_ _ _ N _
T _ E / _ E S T

HCKA causes me to a stick a fork in her…

A _ _ N _
T H E / _ E S T

…she clearly isn’t AMONG THE BEST of solvers, and she’s the last $33K loser this week.

$5K SPIN ID: RH8629923

MY RATING: 4

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2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: May 13, 2016

  1. jpgenius May 13, 2016 / 10:04 pm

    Definition of LACKLUSTER.

    My rating: High 4

    Like

  2. ant0824 May 14, 2016 / 12:25 am

    This episode was really a BUST.

    My rating: Low 4

    Like

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