WoF Recap: October 4, 2016

EPISODE #6452: SHOPPING SPREE

$1K Tossup: THING

I N _ _ E D I B L E
V A _ _ E

Julie’s looking for some INCREDIBLE VALUE, and so are these players…

Julie McGlamery: Christie ES counselor (her lucky number’s 13) from Plano, TX

Dustin Dumovich: 911 dispatcher who wants to make people laugh and also does 3D modeling on computer from Key West

Molly Wade: PR/marketing worker at St. Thomas Aquinas HS from Madbury, NH (grew up in MN) and can water-ski w/ NO hands

$2K Tossup: WAYD?

_ _ A D _ N _
_ H _ / _ A B E L

Julie’s READING THE LABEL to triple up.

TONIGHT’S SS: NOVICA
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: CreditCards.com

Round 1: RHYME TIME

She FPs a dud of E at the start, then she calls up a $1,300 pair of T’s, A, I, an H for the NOVICA SS, three $500 W’s, and three O’s. Board…

_ O / W I T H / W H A T
_ O _ / _ _ O W

Always GO WITH WHAT YOU KNOW in life, and this lady has solved for $9,050 cash & SS; she now has $12,050 overall.

INSTA-DUD: E (Julie)

 

Mystery Round: PHRASE

Dustin’s up first w/ a $10,500 T trio, four E’s and I’s, a $500 N, but then the LaT. Second, Molly comes up w/ two H’s for the WC, a $650 V, three O’s, and two S’s while on the MW near $650 before she gambles $1,400…$$$. Following a FP U, here come a $1,400 pair of F’s, a FP dud of P, a $1,400 pair of R’s, and a $650 C before she sees…

I F / T H E / S H O E
F I T S
_ U _ / I T / I N
E V E R _ / C O _ O R

…she struggles, but replies “IF THE SHOE FITS, BUY IT IN EVERY COLOR” for $14,850 & the lead.

SOLE DUD: P (Molly)
SOLE LaT: Dustin

 

Crossword/PP Round: ISLAND TIME

A $700 sends Molly on her way, but the sole dud vowel of E stops her just as quick. Second, Julie insta-BANKRUPTs near TD. Third, Dustin digs up an $1,800 pair of S’s, seven A’s, a $500 H, and the other two good vowels before we display…

(A)(_)(O)(H)(A) /    /   /    /  (S)
/     /     /  (_)   /   /    /   /     / (_)
/     /     /  (_)   /    /   /   /     / (A)
(_)(A)(C)(A)(_)(A)(_)(I)(A)(S)

He solves ALOHA, MACADAMIAS, HULA, SPA for his first $1,550 and a trip to that Hilton Waikoloa Village in HAWAII worth $7,014.

SOLE DUD: E (Molly)
INSTA-BANKRUPT: Julie

Molly: $14,850/Julie: $12,050 cash & SS/Dustin: $8,564 cash & HI

 

$3K Tossup: PROPER NAME

M I A _ _
_ O _ P _ _ N S

The MIAMI DOLPHINS have put Dustin in five-figure territory.

Round 4: AROUND THE HOUSE

T for trap is how he starts. Second, for Molly are a $1,950 S trio, an E, two O’s, but then the LaT. Third for Julie are a $600 N, two A’s, but then the same normal BANKRUPT to lose $350 and it’s S-U time…

_ _ _ _ O _ S / A N _
_ _ _ _ O _ _ A S E S

…w/ another $1,600 FS. That man uncovers the four L’s…

_ _ L L O _ S / A N _
_ _ L L O _ _ A S E S

…he finds another $6,400 from these PILLOWS AND PILLOWCASES.

SOLE DUD: T (Dustin)
SOLE LaT: Molly
SOLE BANKRUPT: Julie

FINAL SCORES
Molly: $14,850/Julie: $12,050 cash & SS/Dustin: $17,964 cash & HI

GT: $44,864
BANKRUPT TRASH:
$350

 

$100K Bonus Round
Dustin’s landed on the potentially valuable ‘.

Category: PHRASE
I know this already…

_ / _ _ _ E / _ _ _
_ N / E _ R _ _ L

HDPO is a bad idea

_ / _ _ _ E / H _ _
_ N / E _ R _ _ L

I (literally) GAVE HIM AN EARFUL for good reason, because that poor combo just cost him…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…$100,000 — WE HAVE OUR FIRST GRAND PRIZE LOSER THIS SEASON.

MY RATING: 5

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3 thoughts on “WoF Recap: October 4, 2016

  1. jpgenius October 5, 2016 / 12:01 am

    OUCH. Sad end to a good front game.

    My rating: 5

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  2. colin roley October 5, 2016 / 4:10 am

    i’m sorry that dustin dumovich missed out on winning $100,000 that’s really disheartening that hurts

    Like

    • jpgenius October 6, 2016 / 12:13 am

      It does, but hey, he’s going to Hawaii.

      Like

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