WoF Recap: September 15, 2016

Wanna know why they’re not showing the SPIN IDs as of right now? That’s because of the NFL and elections seasons.

EPISODE #6439: TEACHERS WEEK

$1K Tossup: OCCUPATION

V _ _ _
_ R _ _ _ _ _ A L

Daren solves VICE PRINCIPAL. Next to play in the classroom…

Daren Pennix: Married 7th Grade Language Arts teacher & Pop Warner football coach at Will Rogers MS from Inglewood, CA

Karla Lardner: 2nd Grade teacher at Lincoln Montessori who has the nickname “Crazy” from Auburn, CA

Stephanie Lapinskas: 8th Grade science teacher at Don Estridge High Tech Middle from Boca Raton

$2K Tossup: THING

S T A C K
O _ / _ _ _ _ R

Daren’s up to three grand w/ a STACK OF PAPER.

TRIP WEDGE: Viking River Cruise

Round 1: PHRASE

But he wastes a spin w/ the BANKRUPT near $2,500. Second, Karla calls up a $1K pair of T’s, and exchanges her money for two E’s, three A’s, I, and three O’. Following an $1,800 pair of N’s, and three S’s to double her money..

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

…she rightly says “ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS”.

SOLE BANKRUPT: Daren

Daren: $3K/Karla: $3,600/Stephanie: $0

 

Crossword/Mystery Round: CLASS IS IN SESSION

Karla first picks an $1,100 pair of T’s and buys three A’s and four E’s to clean the vowels already. Next up are a D for the 1/2 CAR near $900, three $550 N’s, a $900 C, a $600 M…a $500 X…two $600 S’s…two $500 R’s…but then a FATAL DUD of Z while on the MDW to throw away $6,950. Stephanie then puts up that $800 P…

/   /   /            /      /  (E)(R)(A)(S)(E)(R)(S)
/    /     /  (P)    /    / (X)
(A)(T)(T)(E)(N)(D)(A)(N)(C)(E)
/    /     /  (N)   /     /  (M)

..and earns an extra $200.

SOLE DUD: Z (Karla)

Daren: $3K/Karla: $3,600/Stephanie: $1K

Classic Bonus Puzzle (1997): THING
CDMO was the chosen combination…

_ O O _ M _ R _

BOOKMARK was solved.

 

PP/Express Round: FOOD & DRINK

Stephanie’s up first w/ an R for the other 1/2 CAR, two E’s, but then A for awful. Second for Daren are a $550 T, a FP N, an H to take the Fiesta out of play, and an O, after which he says three $500 C’s, the last vowel of two I’s and two K’s for the WC. Board…

H O T / _ _ I C _
_ E R K / C H I C K E N

…he’ll be eating some HOT SPICY JERK CHICKEN at the Grand Bahia Principe in JAMAICA worth $7,553.

SOLE DUD: A (Stephanie)

Daren: $14,103 cash & trip WC/Karla: $3,600/Stephanie: $1K

 

$3K Tossup: ON THE MAP

T _ _ / R H I _ E
_ I _ _ R

Daren pinpoints THE RHINE RIVER for the Tossup sweep.

Round 4: PERSON

First from his mouth are a $900 T, but then R for roadblock. Second for Karla are an $1,800 N trio, three I’s, O and A, but then M for mistake while on TD. Stephanie then digs up a $550 S, three $650 C’s, two E’s to rid the vowel shop and a $1,300 pair of F’s to complete the board…

S C I E N C E
F I C T I O N / F A N

…and win $3,550, bringing her to $4,550.

DUDS: R (Daren), M (Karla)

Speed-Up: WAYD?

$1,500 per consonant again. Karla starts w/ the N, but she’s way off w/ TAKING THE BUS. The frontloading B is later uncovered…

B R I _ G I N G
_ _ _ / G _ _

Daren’s BRIDGING THE GAP for the FS amount.

SOLE DUD: L (Karla)
SOLE MISSOLVE: Karla

FINAL SCORES
Daren: $18,603 cash & trip WC/Karla: $3,600/Stephanie: $4,550

GT: $26,753
NO BANKRUPT TRASH

 

$100K Bonus Round
The first A’s landed on for the second time this week.

Category: WAYD?
Opening layout…

_ _ R _ _ _ L _ N _
T _ / _ _ R _

HCDO should do it, even though B isn’t there…

C _ R _ O O L _ N _
T O / _ O R _

…this man will be CARPOOLING TO WORK in the Escape Titanium (second time that’s won this week), so he leaves w/ $48,743 cash & prizes.

MY RATING: 7

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One thought on “WoF Recap: September 15, 2016

  1. jpgenius September 16, 2016 / 10:05 pm

    How appropriate for Daren to win the car in that BR. He’s a real go-getter.

    My rating: 7

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