EPISODE #6493: SEARS SECRET SANTA FAMILY WEEK
$1K Tossup: PEOPLE
_ _ N _ _ / A N D
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Debby & Ray solve AUNTS AND UNCLES. In order, Wednesday’s duos…
Debby Peck & Ray Linford: Ray’s from Orem, UT while she’s from Kenmore, WA; they both remember their mom lasting the full three days on the daytime version
Heather Pryor & Joetta Allen (sisters): Heather’s a realtor & nail specialist while Joetta’s a registered nurse from Lake Mary, FL
Christopher & Anne Martinez (son/mom): he’s the owner of a home furnishings store in Santa Fe while she’s a retired teacher married to a Cuban husband for 57 yrs.
$2K Tossup: THING
_ / L _ _ _ _ _ –
_ _ O _ _ / _ _ C T
Debby & Ray triple up w/ A LITTLE-KNOWN FACT.
Round 1: SHOW BIZ
It’s all D & R — they call up four T’s for $2,800, four E’s, A, two $600 R’s, a $700 G, three O’s, and four I’s to clean out the vowels, after which come three N’s, two M’s and three S’s all at $500 apiece.
G R E A T
M O M E N T S / I N
T E _ E _ I S I O N
_ I S T O R _
They’ve seen some GREAT MOMENTS IN TELEVISION HISTORY for $7,700 and $10,700 overall. PR.
Crossword/Mystery Round: FAMILY _____
The sisters lead of w/ an $1,100 pair of N’s, two E’s, three R’s for the Sears SS, four I’s, two $700 D’s, and an A, followed by a $500 S, the other two vowels, and a $1,300 pair of T’s. We have…
/ / / / (I) / / / (I)
/ / / / (_) / (_)(E)(U)(D)
(D)(I)(N)(N)(E)(R) / / (S)
PORTRAIT, FEUD, DINNER, TIME and TIES result in another PR and a $12,050 payoff for that team.
D & R: $10,700/Sisters: $12,050 cash & SS/Martinezes: $0
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
Now that we finally get to hear from the Martinezes, they start us off w/ a $900 T, E, a $900 H, and an A, followed by a $900 R, but then D for dud while on EXPRESS. D & R secondly GO ABOARD after selecting two N’s…but they bomb out on the next pick of B. The sisters are third in line w/ a $650 G, three I’s, a $500 F, and the other two vowels, but they repeat the T while on the gift tag. The Martinezes then light up a $1,650 L trio…
L I _ I N G / I N
T H E / L A _
O F / L U _ U R _
…they’ll be LIVING IN THE LAP OF LUXURY on a trip to that Rincon Beach Resort in PUERTO RICO worth $11,600; they’re on the board w/ $15,450 cash & trip.
SOLE NON-BANKRUPT DUD: D (Martinezes)
SOLE DQ: T recall by sisters
SOLE BANKRUPT: Debby & Ray
D & R: $10,700/Sisters: $12,050 cash & SS/Martinezes: $15,450 cash & trip
$3K Tossup: RHYME TIME
_ _ _ _ _ – G R _ T _ Y
We’re coming down to the NITTY-GRITTY, as the sisters solve to be $400 off the lead.
This sure is truly the NITTY-GRITTY — we have a $6K FS! After the twin M’s pop up…
M _ _ T I N G / M _
D _ _ D _ I N _
…D & R were MEETING MY DEADLINE, so they’ve won $18K and a ticket to Bonusland.
NO AIRED DUDS
D & R: $28,700/Sisters: $15,050 cash & SS/Martinezes: $15,450 cash & trip
BANKRUPT TRASH: $2K
Sisters’ SPIN ID: MQ7695878 (Matt Q.)
C & A SPIN ID: CB1088432 (Carla B.)
$100K Bonus Round
D & R land on the G spot.
I think I know, but I’m not sure…
_ / _ N _ _ _ E
_ _ _ _ E
HGMO doesn’t do much good…
_ / _ N _ _ _ E
_ O _ _ E
It’s really too bad they don’t have A UNIQUE VOICE to solve this puzzle (they thought MOVIE), because…
…THEY’RE THE SECOND $100,000 LOSERS THIS SEASON (and it’s the first team $100K loss since the WORLDWIDE HIT trainwreck in May 2012 of S30).
FINAL SPIN ID: SP7215744 (Sucha P.)
MY RATING: 6