WoF Recap: September 13, 2016

EPISODE #6437: TEACHERS WEEK

$1K Tossup: THINGS

_ R T _ / &
C _ A _ T S

Kari comes up w/ ARTS & CRAFTS. Tuesday’s educators….

Kari Sciera: health & fitness teacher for 27 yrs. at MS & HS from Wellesley, MA

Nick Liguori: Cedar Grove ES 4th Grade teacher for 21 yrs. married to Karen for 31 yrs. (he juggles too) from Toms River, NJ

Danielle Pellegrino: 8th Grade reading teacher at Pocono Mtn. West Junior HS for about 23 yrs. from Easton, PA

$2K Tossup: PEOPLE

T _ A M / _ F
A L L – _ _ A R S

Kari could soon be on a TEAM OF ALL-STARS for that strong buzz-in.

TRIP WEDGE: Canada Tour
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: Mrs. Prindable’s

Round 1: SHOW BIZ

Here she goes w/ a $1,200 pair of T’s, five E’s, four I’s, two S’s for the Canada tour, and three O’s to clean out the vowels.Following those are four N’s and three L’s at $650 a pop, but then the BANKRUPT near TD to wipe her out of $12K cash and tour. Nick then digs up a $600 H and a FP G…

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

LIKE NOTHING ELSE ON TELEVISION, he’s on the board w/ $1,100.

SOLE BANKRUPT: Kari

Danielle: $0/Kari: $3K/Nick: $1,100

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Mystery Round: SONG LYRICS

The man in the middle leads us off w/ two T’s for the 1/2 CAR near $600, four E’s, but then a bad I buy. Second, Danielle strikes out w/ L while on the MW near LaT. Third,Kari finds a $700 H, buys three A’s and two O’s to clean out the vowels, but the other normal BANKRUPT snatches the $200 remainder. Nick then gets the other 1/2 CAR w/ an R as well as a $650 W…

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

…according to the Jackson 5, him winning $1,650 and the ’17 Ford Fiesta worth $14,990 was “A, B, C, EASY AS ONE, TWO, THREE”!

(NOTE: At least for this 1/2 CAR, the Ford Logo is shown on a blue background w/ the retail value on the bottom of the screen).

DUDS: I (Nick), L (Danielle)
HER SECOND BANKRUPT: Kari

Danielle: NADA/Kari: $3K/Nick: $17,740 cash & Fiesta

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Crossword/PP Round: TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE

Danielle’s off and running w/ a T for the Mrs. Prindable’s gift tag, three E’s, a FP O, an S for the WC, and three A’s, after which she picks two N’s for the MDW, two U’s to wipe out the vowels, a $1,400 pair of D’s, and a V while on EXPRESS. She’s GOING ABOARD, folks.

Current Bank: $3,650
Next Choices: R…L…C…two P’s…F…M to complete the board.

  /    /     /  (L)(A)(N)(D)(S)(C)(A)(P)(E)
(M) /      /                 /   /   (U)
(A)(D)(V)(E)(N)(T)(U)(R)(E)
(P)  /   /      /   /    /     /   /  (F)

She’s won her first $10,650 in cash and GT plus a $6,800 trip to The Springs Resort & Spa in COSTA RICA.

PR

Danielle: $17,450 cash & prizes WC MDW/Kari: $3K/Nick: $17,740 cash & Fiesta

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$3K Tossup: PLACE

_ _ M M E R
_ _ H O O _

We have our first Tossup sweep this season, because Kari has solved SUMMER SCHOOL.

Speed-Up: WAYD?

$1,700 per consonant this time (Pat’s first spin was on FP)

Early on, Kari picks off two H’s, but she totally blows the solve w/ SHOWERING THE GOATS. Really, ma’am? But she gets another crack at it after calling the D…

S H _ _ _ L _ N G
T H _ / _ _ _ D S

…she’s SHUFFLING THE CARDS for $6,800 and a nice last-place finish.

BOTCHED SOLVE: Kari

FINAL SCORES
Danielle: $17,450 cash & prizes/Kari: $12,800/Nick: $17,740 cash & Fiesta

GT: $47,990
BANKRUPT TRASH: $12,200 cash & trip

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$100K Bonus Round
Nick has landed on the first A of AMERICA’S.

Category: THING
Opening layout…

_ _ _ _ S _ _ _ L
R _ _ _ E

MCHI is a PERFECT combination…

_ H I M S I C _ L
R H _ M E

I can’t come up w/ a WHIMSICAL RHYME about this end result, but he’s the first two-car winner since the end of 2014 w/ the ’17 Escape Titanium worth $30,140! That gives him $47,880 cash & vehicles to take home.

(And thank goodness they’ve finally gone back to showing the car manufacturer’s logo and name on the vehicle envelopes.)

MY RATING: 7

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One thought on “WoF Recap: September 13, 2016

  1. jpgenius September 14, 2016 / 10:23 pm

    SHOWERING THE GOATS? Wow. Still a great episode.

    My rating: 8

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