EPISODE #6469: GREAT ESCAPES
$1K Tossup: THING
P _ _ _ P O R T
_ I _ _ U R _
Annie may need her PASSPORT PICTURE after this night’s done. Thursday trio…
Annie Sims: singer/songwriter married for 26 yrs. from L.A. (orig. from Nashville)
Bobbie Burks: relationship mgr. at financial institution from Fresno
Terrell Norton: business analyst by day & DJ/bartender at night from Herndon, VA
$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
L O _ F / _ _
F R E N C _ / _ _ E _ D
Annie grabs a LOAF OF FRENCH BREAD.
TRIP WEDGE: WYNDHAM Midtown 45 in NYC worth $7K
Round 1: SHOW BIZ
She leads the way w/ a $1K pair of T’s, two E’s and A’s, but then the BANKRUPT near big bucks. Second, Bobbie calls up an $1,100 pair of R’s, buys three O’s, but then duds out w/ S. The same goes for Terrell w/ an H call. Annie tries again w/ a $500 N, two I’s to finish off the vowels, three M’s for that WC, and two $700 Y’s.
M Y / _ A _ O R I T E
R O M A N T I _
_ O M E _ Y
I don’t have MY FAVORITE ROMANTIC COMEDY, but she’s solves for $3,150 and $6,150 overall.
DUDS: S (Bobbie), H (Terrell)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Annie
Crossword/Mystery Round: WEATHER ALERT!
Bobbie’s up first w/ an $1,100 pair of T’s, but then the sole dud vowel of O. Second in Terrell’s direction are a $600 R, two A’s, but then S for sorry. Third, Annie calls up three N’s for the 1/2 CAR near $900, buys the other two good vowels, and gets the other 1/2 CAR w/ D. We have…
/ (A) / / / / (A)
/ (_) / / / / (N)
…she makes it through THUNDER, LIGHTNING, HAIL & RAIN for $16,240 in cash & Ford Fiesta!
DUDS: O (Bobbie), S (Terrell)
Annie: $22,390 cash & prizes WC/Others: $0 each
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
Terrell kicks off w/ a $2,700 T trio, three O’s, but then a baddie of G. Second for Annie are two R’s for the NOVICA gift tag, four E’s, A, two $500 N’s, two $550 H’s, and the last vowel of three I’s, but the same BANKRUPT nails her for $3,350 cash & GT plus her WC…
N O / O T H E R
_ _ A _ E / _ I _ E / I T
I N / T H E / _ O R _ _
There’s NO OTHER PLACE LIKE IT IN THE WORLD and Bobbie’s going to the Dolce Hotel and Resort Sitges in BARCELONA worth $9,500.
SOLE DUD: G (Terrell)
HER SECOND BANKRUPT: Annie
$3K Tossup: CHARACTERS
D O _ _ _ H Y
& / _ O T O
Terrell spots DOROTHY & TOTO to finally score.
$1,600 per consonant here. Two C’s are said by Annie late in this round, but she flubs w/ CONDUCTING AN TOURNAMENT; that makes no grammatical sense at all. She gets another shot after buying three E’s…
C O N D U _ C T _ N G
_ N / E _ P E R _ M E N T
…while the producers CONDUCTING AN EXPERIMENT, she solves for $11,200 more.
DUDS: S (Annie), H (Bobbie), L (Terrell), B (Bobbie)
BOTCHED SOLVE: Annie
Annie: $33,590 cash & prizes/Bobbie: $9,500/Terrell: $3K
BANKRUPT TRASH: $3,850 cash & GT
$100K Bonus Round
Annie lands on the &.
_ _ _ L _
_ _ _ _ T E S
Here we go again w/ CDMA…
D A _ L _
_ _ D A T E S
Here’s the latest in our DAILY UPDATES — she NEVER gets the bottom word and loses $34K.
MY RATING: 7