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)
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)
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
Molly: $14,850/Julie: $12,050 cash & SS/Dustin: $17,964 cash & HI
BANKRUPT TRASH: $350
$100K Bonus Round
Dustin’s landed on the potentially valuable ‘.
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