EPISODE #6457: PACIFIC NORTHWEST
$1K Tossup: PLACES
H I S T O R I _
S E A P O R _ / T O W N S
Charleen somehow gets HISTORIC SEAPORT TOWNS. The lady at the end is interviewed first…
Charleen Renner: insurance claims specialist who got her Master’s from Frisco, TX (orig. from Pasadena)
Erik Kura: graphic designer, produce clerk & hockey fan from Concord, CA
Peggy Cornellison: office mgr. for an electrical co. from Bakersfield, CA
$2K Tossup: PHRASE
_ _ T / _ _ _ / G _ O _ N D
_ _ _ _ _ _ G
We’ve HIT THE GROUND RUNNING after Erik solves this Tossup.
TRIP WEDGE: 9 Cranes Inn in Seattle
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: Victorinox Swiss Army
Round 1: LIVING THINGS
He starts things off w/ four S’s for $2,200, three T’s to add $2,100, five E’s, a $500 H, three O’s, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to lose $4,300. After Peggy hits the other normal one, Charleen calls up a $700 M, a FP U, three $2,500 R’s, and a $1,200 L pair. We have…
S O M E / O _
T H E / _ O R L _ ‘ S
L _ R _ E S T / T R E E S
…she’s got $9,400 from SOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST TREES.
SOLE DUD: U (Charleen)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (those people before her)
Erik: $2K/Peggy: $0/Charleen: $10,400
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Peggy wastes a spin w/ the MDW’s left side. Second, Charleen picks a $1,600 pair of S”s, three E’s, a $1,400 T pair, but then H for hush. Third in line, Erik captures a $1,200 pair of F’s, O, an N for the 1/2 CAR near $900, and a D for the Seattle trip. We have…
_ _ _ E T
S O _ N D
E F F E _ T S
He’ll hear some PUGET SOUND EFFECTS while in Seattle worth $6,100 (it’s provided by BedandBreakfast.com); he’s also won another $1,950 in spending money.
SOLE DUD: H (Charleen)
HER SECOND BANKRUPT: Peggy
Erik: $10,050 cash & SEA 1/2 CAR/Peggy: NIL/Charleen: $10,400
PP/Express Round: THING
Here goes Charleen w/ the calling of an $1,100 pair of R’s, three $500 S’s, and a couple E’s, followed by a $1,950 T trio, A, O, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to toss away $3,800. Erik next GOES ABOARD the EXPRESS after picking three N’s.
Next Choices: G…three U’s…W…Q to leave vowels remaining
S T U N N _ N G
T U R Q U O _ S E
W A T E R S
…in addition to another $5,750, he’s won a trip to the STUNNING TURQUOISE WATERS of Ocean Club West in TURKS & CAICOS worth $6,500
SOLE BANKRUPT: Charleen
Erik: $22,300 cash & trips/Peggy: NADA/Charleen: $10,400
$3K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
_ R A C K I N G
_ O K E S
Charleen knows that this is NOT the time to be CRACKING JOKES.
Round 4: WAYD?
Next from her mouth are a $500 G, a $900 N, I, two A’s, a $1K pair of S’s, but then L for loss and it’s S-U time…
S _ _ _ _ I N G / A _
A / _ _ _ _ S _ _ _ _
…w/ an $1,800 FS. Late in this round, Erik uncovers the B but still can’t solve for $7,200. Peggy then puts up that K…
S H _ P P I N G / A T
A / B _ _ K S T _ R E
..and finally wins her only $5,400 towards SHOPPING AT A BOOKSTORE.
SOLE DUD BEFORE FS: L (Charleen)
DUDS IN S-U: M (Peggy), D (Erik), C (Peggy), W (Charleen)
Erik: $22,300 cash & trips/Peggy: $5,400/Charleen: $13,400
BANKRUPT TRASH: $8,100
$100K Bonus Round
Erik gets the P envelope.
I think I know it already…
_ _ _ _ N _
_ / _ _ E
GDMA only gives him the obvious…
_ A _ _ N G
A / _ _ E
…but he’s BAKING A PIE to leave w/ $56,300 cash & trips.
MY RATING: 7