EPISODE #6464: BED & BREAKFAST
$1K Tossup: PHRASE
_ E / A I _
_ _ / P L E _ S E
WE AIM TO PLEASE people like Katy who solves this puzzle. Let’s meet ’em now…
Katy Bailey: HR worker at UCSF & Little Brothers- Friends of the Elderly volunteer from San Francisco
Jim Treat: quality-control supervisor for food distributor & Bluebonnet Convertible Club V-P from San Antonio
Suzanne Beaird: book publishing co. worker who started watching the program when she saw her mom being a whiz at the game from Northridge, CA
$2K Tossup: CHARACTER
_ _ _ _ N
B O U R _ E
JASON BOURNE triples Katy’s money.
B&B TRIP: Marcels Creative Exchange-Boutique Hotel in Amsterdam
Round 1: PERSON
Her openers are an $1,100 pair of T’s, a $1,600 pair of N’s, but then a bad I buy. Second, Jim calls up a $1,200 pair of R’s but then repeats the I. Third, Suzanne misses w/ L. Katy then buys four A’s and lights up a $1,200 pair of M’s before we see…
A / M A N / A _ T _ R
M _ / _ _ N / _ _ A R T
I’d rather not be A MAN AFTER MY OWN HEART, but she’s won $3,400 more, putting her at $6,400 overall. .
DUDS: I (Katy; duplicated by Jim) and L (Suzanne)
Crossword/Mystery Round: AT THE OFFICE
Jim strikes out on the spot w/ N on the 1/2 CAR near $900. Suzanne secondly selects a $600 T, two E’s, a $700 S, an A, and two R’s on the MW near LaT before declining an $800 gamble (she did the right thing). Next are two L’s for the gift tag, an O, a $650 P, the other two vowels, and an $1,100 pair of C’s. We have…
– – – – – (_)
– – – – – (S)(T)(A)(P)(L)(E)(R)
– – (_)(O)(R)(_)
…CUBICLE, STAPLER, WORK (and) DESK are worth $5,800 cash & GT to her.
INSTA-DUD: N (Jim)
Jim: NIL/Suzanne: $5,800 cash & GT/Katy: $6,400
PP/Express Round: PLACES
All Suzanne here — she picks a $650 S, two E’s, a $600 T, two A’s, a $1,600 pair of R’s, two I’s, four U’s, a $1,200 pair of L’s, an O, a $3,500 Y, and a $1,300 pair of D’s. Board…
_ E A U T I _ U L L Y
_ A _ I _ U R E D
_ R O U _ D S
…another $7,600 is hers as well as a trip to the BEAUTIFULLY MANICURED GROUNDS of the Kore Tulum Retreat & Spa Resort in MEXICO worth $7,100.
Jim: NADA/Suzanne: $20,500 cash & GT/Katy: $6,400
$3K Tossup: OCCUPATION
_ O G _
_ N S T _ U _ T O R
Jim gets YOGA INSTRUCTOR to finally score.
Round 4: FUN & GAMES
He leads off w/ a $1,300 pair of N’s, but the I lets somebody down for the other time tonight. Second for Suzanne are a $500 L, an E, but then A for awful. Katy also duds out w/ D. Back to Jim w/ a $1K pair of M’s, a $500 P, and a $1,400 pair of Y’s…
M _ N _ P _ L Y
M _ N E Y
…he’s won $3,950 in real dough rather than MONOPOLY MONEY.
AIRED DUDS: I (Jim), A (Suzanne), D (Katy)
Jim: $6,950/Suzanne: $20,500 cash & GT/Katy: $6,400
Here comes another $1,600 FS from Pat. After somebody puts up the last consonant of C…
P _ T T I N G / O N
M _ S C _ R _
…Katy‘s PUTTING ON MASCARA to double her money.
SOLE AIRED DUD: H (Jim)
Jim: $6,950/Suzanne: $20,500 cash & GT/Katy: $12,800
NO PENALTY HITS THIS EVENING!
$100K Bonus Round
Suzanne claims the E envleope from AMERICA’S.
The right vowel could make or break her in this one…
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ L T
T _ / _ _ N _ R E
PCDA adds two letters up top…
D _ _ _ _ C _ L T
T _ / _ _ N _ R E
…she doesn’t get that important last word, and this will be DIFFICULT TO IGNORE — losing $40K.
MY RATING: 6