WoF Recap: October 13, 2016

EPISODE #6459: PACIFIC NORTHWEST

$1K Tossup: THING

E M E _ _ _ D / G _ E _ N

F O _ I A _ E

Julie would love to see some EMERALD GREEN FOLIAGE, or maybe…

Julie Garcia: Nova Southeastern Univ. assoc. professor involved in microbiology from Miami

Marianne Rosen: helper w/ hubby Rocky’s business after she taught for 30 yrs. from West Hills, CA

Tanner Faucett: business student at the Univ. of Vermont who’s into cars from Colchester, VT

$2K Tossup: PHRASE

L _ U G H – _ _ _ – L _ _ D
F _ N N _

Marianne knows that Pat’s jokes can be LAUGH-OUT-LOUD FUNNY.

TRIP WEDGE: Guest Services

Crossword Round: SWEET _____

Her first letters this evening are a $1,200 pair of T’s, two E’s, a $1,600 pair of R’s and four A’s, followed by a $650 N, an I, a $700 C, three O’s to finish off the vowels, a $600 M and a $500 P. Board…

/    /     /     /    /   /     /  (P)(O)(T)(A)(T)(O)
(C)(A)(R)(O)(_)(I)(N)(E)
/    /     /     /    /   /    /   (A)
/    /   (_)(R)(E)(A)(M)(_)

…but she blows the last word w/ CREAMS, so $4,250 might do down the drain for her. Tanner then puts up the $600 L and a $650 D singles…

/    /     /     /    /   /     /  (P)(O)(T)(A)(T)(O)
(C)(A)(R)(O)(L)(I)(N)(E)
/    /     /     /    /   /    /   (A)
/    /   (D)(R)(E)(A)(M)(_)

…he gets that last word correct w/ DREAMS.

SOLE DQ: Marianne’s blown solve

Julie: $1K/Marianne: $2K/Tanner: $1,250

 

Mystery Round: WAYD?

Tanner strikes out on the spot w/ R while on the 1/2 CAR near $900. From here, it’s all Julie — she picks a $1,200 pair of N’s, a $600 G, four I’s, three $3,500 S’s, an $1,100 T pair, a V for the 1/2 CAR Tanner didn’t get, an E, and an A. We have…

V I S I T I N G
A N T I _ _ E / S _ _ _ S

…she could be VISITING ANTIQUE SHOPS w/ another $13,150.

INSTA-DUD: R (Tanner)

Julie: $14,150 1/2 CAR/Marianne: $2K/Tanner: $1,250

 

PP/Express Round: FOOD & DRINK

Fresh off that nice R2, Julie leads off w/ four T’s for $2,400, three E’s, a $1K pair of R’s, but then a baddie of I. Second, Marianne picks up the Victorinox gift tag w/ an S, but she and Tanner LaT out back-to-back. After Julie BANKRUPTs near $3,500 to lose $2,900 and her plate, Marianne puts up a $600 N, buys five A’s, but then repeats the I. Tanner follows w/ an L for the other 1/2 CAR, two O’s to clean out the vowel shop, a $600 D, and an F while on EXPRESS. He GOES ABOARD.

His Bank Right Now: $1,850
Next Choices
: P…X…V…and G

He’s won $5,850 and will dine on an…

E X T R A V A G A N T
S E A F O O D
P L A T T E R

…at the Divi Little Bay in ST. MAARTEN worth $6,203.

SOLE DUD: I (Julie; repeated by Marianne)
LaTs: 2 (Marianne and Tanner)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Julie

Julie: $14,150/Marianne: $2K/Tanner: $13,303 cash & St. Maarten

 

$3K Tossup: ON THE MAP

_ A _ / _ _ A N
I S _ _ N D _

Tanner’s trying to take the lead…but he blanks out.

_ A _ / J _ A N
I S _ A N D _

Marianne spots the SAN JUAN ISLANDS.

Speed-Up: PLACES

Yet another $1,600 FS graces our screens. The W is picked off late…

T _ W _ R _ N G
M _ _ N T A _ N / _ _ A _ S

Julie gets TOWERING MOUNTAIN PEAKS for $4,800 worth of icing.

DUDS: D (Marianne), L (Tanner), H (Tanner), Y (Marianne)

FINAL SCORES
Julie: $18,950/Marianne: $5K/Tanner: $13,303 cash & St. Maarten

GT: $37,253
BANKRUPT TRASH (w/o plate): $2,900

 

$100K Bonus Round
Julie lands on the E of GAME.

Category: THING
RSTLNE reveals…

_ _ _ _ L _ R
_ _ E _

GMBO only adds the vowel…

_ O _ _ L _ R
_ _ E _

…she doesn’t have a POPULAR VIEW of this answer, so she loses the GMC Terrain.

MY RATING: 6

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One thought on “WoF Recap: October 13, 2016

  1. jpgenius October 14, 2016 / 12:38 am

    Tough BR puzzle (I thought it was IDEA). But this was a nice maingame.

    My rating: 6

    Like

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