EPISODE #6438: TEACHERS WEEK
$1K Tossup: THING
_ H _ _ I C A L
_ D U _ A _ I O N
Christopher has solved, and let’s see if any of these people teach PHYSICAL EDUCATION…
Christopher Gage: 11th Grade HS math teacher (for a decade) & golf coach from Flower Mound, TX
Jade Greene-Grant: Pre-K teacher at P.S. 121 from Yonkers, NY
Jeff Raposa: Harris Park teacher in Westminster for 15 yrs. (formerly an eng.) from Denver
$2K Tossup: AROUND THE HOUSE
F _ A T – _ _ A D
_ C R E W _ _ _ V _ R
Jeff gets a FLAT-HEAD SCREWDRIVER.
TRIP WEDGE: Ramon’s Village in Belize
Round 1: QUOTATION
He opens w/ four T’s for $2,400, five O’s, three A’s, but then the BANKRUPT near TD to lose $1,900. Christopher secondly calls up a $1,300 pair of H’s, four E’s, and two N’s for the Belize trip…
_ H E N / _ O _
_ O _ E / T O / A / _ O _ _
_ N / T H E / _ O A _
T A _ E / _ T
…he exactly recites “WHEN YOU COME TO A FORK IN THE ROAD, TAKE IT” for $8,050 in cash & trip and a new total of $9,050.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Jeff
Christopher: $9,050 cash & Belize/Jade: $0/Jeff: $2K
Mystery Round: SAME LETTER
Chris’s first letters here are $900 T and R singles, an E, but then the sole dud vowel of A for awful. Second, Jade gets the MDW w/ an N, but she then misses w/ G while on the MW near LaT. Third, Jeff has the same result w/ C. Christopher tries a $1,300 pair of S’s, buys three I’s, but then hits the BANKRUPT near $650 to forfeit $2,350. Jade next picks the SL bonus of three Q’s for the 1/2 CAR near $900 and buys three U’s. We have…
Q U I R _ _
Q U I _
Q U E S T I _ N S
…she didn’t need to answer QUIRKY QUIZ QUESTIONS for her first $2,250.
DUDS: A (Christopher), G (Jade), C (Jeff)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Christopher
Christopher: $9,050 cash & Belize/Jade: $2,250 1/2 CAR/Jeff: $2K
PP/Express Round: FOOD & DRINK
Jade gets going w/ six R’s for $3,600, two E’s, a $500 N, two $650 T’s and four A’s, followed by a FP U…a $3,500 S…an I…a $600 M…an $800 Y…a $900 B…a W for the other 1/2 CAR…a $650 G and a single O before she finally solves w/ all of this…
_ R O _ E N
S T R A W B E R R Y
M A R G A R I T A
…not only do we have back-to-back Fiesta winners, she can sip a FROZEN STRAWBERRY MAGARITA at the IXTAPA Zihuatanejo worth $7,870; that round was worth $34,210 to her!
Christopher: $9,050 cash & Belize/Jade: $36,460 cash & prizes MDW/Jeff: $2K
$3K Tossup: MOVIE TITLE
_ A _ _ E R O U S
_ I _ D S
Chris only gets the first word, allowing Jade to be close to $40K w/ “DANGEROUS MINDS”.
$1,500 per consonant here. She starts w/ the M, but is way off w/ I’M TAKING A PAUSE. Late in this round, she calls the D…
I ‘ M / D _ _ _ I N G
_ / _ L _ N K
…she says “I’M DRAWING A BLANK” at the last second for $4,500.
DUDS (all by Jeff): T, S, P
SOLE MISSOLVE: Jade
Christopher: $9,050 cash & Belize/Jade: $43,960 cash & prizes MDW/Jeff: $2K
BANKRUPT TRASH: $4,250
MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ROUND #1
Jade’s best friend Babs and her husband Omar are holding that MDW. Her envelope of truth is the I from SPIN.
This 10-letter answer initially reads…
_ _ _ N _
_ _ S _ _
DKMA adds another pair of letters…
_ _ A N _
M _ S _ _
Does she realize that one of my hobbies is PIANO MUSIC…YES after saying CLASSICAL, JAZZ, INFANT and PLAYING! But did she just dethrone Autumn as the new all-time top winner on this show?…
…NOT QUITE, but she’s nearly doubled her money w/ the $40K and a final total of $83,960 cash & prizes!
$1M LOCATION: twin star
(END NOTE: It appears that the non-grand prize BR money win graphics have changed to that of the total winnings one.)
MY RATING: 9