WoF Recap: October 25, 2016

EPISODE #6467: GREAT ESCAPES

$1K Tossup: SONG LYRICS

_ _ K _ / _ / R O L L I _ G
S _ _ _ _

Kelly solves Bob Dylan’s  “LIKE A ROLLING STONE”. The lady at the end is interviewed first…

Kelly Flesch: medical device sales rep who was just married to a guy in the A.F. from Rosamond, CA (orig. from Stillwater, MN and Fort Worth)

Angie Morrison: mental health therapist from Yates Center, KS

Adam Edelman: competitive soccer coach from Plano, TX

$2K Tossup: MOVIE TITLE

_ T A R / T R E K:
_ E Y O _ _

She might not have seen it, but Kelly has solved “STAR TREK: BEYOND”.

TRIP WEDGE: Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa Valley worth $7,250
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: NOVICA

Round 1: FOOD & DRINK

She starts us off w/ a $600 N, three A’s, but then S for sorry. Second, Angie gets the WC w/ three R’s, buys four E’s, but then BANKRUPTs near $650 to lose $1,250 and the WC. Third, Adam picks $700 M and C singles, but LaTs out. Back to Kelly w/ the next choices of a $600 T, O, two $650 L’s, but then the sole dud vowel of I. Angie then picks up the Wyndham Rewards wedge w/ H and a D for the Novica gift tag. We have…

H A _ E L N _ T –

_ L A _ O R E D
C R E A M E R

…she tastes a HAZELNUT-FLAVORED CREAMER for $9,250 cash & prizes.

DUDS (both by Kelly): S & I
SOLE LaT: Adam
SOLE BANKRUPT: Angie

 

Crossword/Mystery Round: HAPPY ______

Angie opens up w/ a $1,200 pair of N’s, two A’s, a $1,300 pair of R’s, three E’s and the last vowel of I, followed by a $1K pair of S’s and two F’s while on the MW near LaT. She declines a $2,750 gamble (she would have had it, though). Next up are a $3,500 T, a $600 C, and a $1K pair of Y’s before we finally show you…

(F)  /     /    /    /   (F)  /   /   (_)
(A)(N)(N)(I)(_)(E)(R)(S)(A)(R)(Y)
(C)  /    /     /   /  (E)   /    /  (Y)
(E)  /   /     /   /   (T)  /     /   (S)

…she solves ANNIVERSARY, FACE, “FEET” & DAYS for $9,850.

PR

Angie: $19,100 cash & prizes/Adam: $0/Kelly: $3K

 

PP/Express Round: THINGS

Here goes Adam w/ the calling of a $7K pair of S’s, six A’s, a $500 T, but then a baddie of E. Kelly secondly takes an N for the 1/2 CAR near $600, a $650 L, but then a baddie of I. Third, Angie tries a $1K pair of D’s, two O’s to clean out the vowels, a $1,500 R trio, and an $1,800 F double, but the MDW’s left side strikes to the tune of $4,050. Adam then puts up a $500 W, a $900 M, a Y for that MDW, but then H for HORRIBLE. Afterwards…

_ O S T _ A R D S
F R O M / A
F A R A W A Y / L A N D

Kelly capitalizes for $900 and she’ll be sending POSTCARDS FROM A FARAWAY LAND at the Sea Pearl Resort Phuket in THAILAND worth $10,500.

DUDS: E (Adam), I (Kelly), H (Adam)
HER SECOND BANKRUPT: Angie

Angie: $19,100 cash & prizes/Adam: BAD SHAPE/Kelly: $14,400 cash & Thailand

 

$3K Tossup: TITLE

L _ _ / _ N G _ L _ S
_ I M E _

Kelly IDs the “LOS ANGELES TIMES” to be $1,700 off the lead.

Speed-Up: PHRASE

$1,500 per consonant here. Two L’s are called late in this round…

_ _ / _ L _ S _
_ N D / _ _ R S _ N _ L

Kelly will see her final puzzle UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL after solving for another $6K.

DUDS: T (Kelly), M (Adam)

FINAL SCORES
Angie: $19,100 cash & prizes/Adam: DESERVING $1K GOOSEEGG/Kelly: $23,400 cash & Thailand

GT: $43,500
BANKRUPT TRASH (excl. WC): $5,300

 

$100K Bonus Round
Kelly’s envelope will be from the first A of AMERICA’S.

Category: PHRASE
Opening layout…

_ / _ _ _ E
N _ / _ _ E _

CDMA brings her…

_ / _ A _ E
N _ / _ D E A

I HAVE NO IDEA why some people like her are conservative in letter picking, but she’s solved it for the FIAT 500X Easy worth $25,330. Final Total: $48,730 cash & prizes.

MY RATING: 7

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3 thoughts on “WoF Recap: October 25, 2016

  1. jpgenius October 25, 2016 / 11:26 pm

    BR: ironic. Nice match between the women. As for Adam…that H call made me cringe, but he was clearly under pressure.

    My rating: 8

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  2. ant0824 October 26, 2016 / 12:15 am

    Amazing finish to the show. As for Adam, tsk tsk.

    My rating: 8

    Like

  3. colin roley October 26, 2016 / 4:54 am

    Thank God For Kelly Who Won The Car In The Bonus Round

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