EPISODE #6478: VETERANS WEEK
$1K Tossup: PHRASE
S H _ _ I N G / O U _
_ P P R _ C _ A _ I _ N
We were SHOWING OUR APPRECIATION for Nicolette and these men playing the game…
Nicolette Sebastian: volunteer firefighter/nurse & A.F. member whose son Caleb’s a game show buff (he even built his own wheel) from Richmond, VA
Chris Masciovecchio: service eng. & Navy vet of 20 yrs. from Escondido
Shannon Godbee: logistics planner for Northrop Grumman who spent seven yrs. in the Marine Corps from California City
$2K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
_ P E C T _ R O R
_ _ _ R T
Shannon solved SPECTATOR SPORT.
Round 1: WAYD?
He led off w/ a $1K pair of R’s, but the LaT got him and Nicolette. Third in line, Chris spun his way to two N’s for the sears wedge, a $700 G, three I’s, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to lose $8,950 cash & spree. Shannon tried again w/ four $500 T’s, three O’s, two $600 Y’s, an M for the Firehouse Subs gift tag, but then S for sorry. Nicolette next picked a $700 F, bought three A’s, but that same BANKRUPT shot her and Chris down, costing the woman $450. Afterwards…
_ O N A T I N G / T O
M Y / F A _ O R I T _
_ _ A R I T Y
…Shannon solved DONATING TO MY FAVORITE CHARITY for $5,450.
SOLE DUD: S (Shannon)
LaTs: 2 (Shannon & Nicolette)
BANKRUPTS: 3 (Chris 2x, Nicolette)
Mystery Round: SAME LETTER
All Nicolette here — she chose a $700 T, two T’s for the MDW, A, E, two FP I’s, a $900 N, the SL bonus of six $700 P’s, four $650 S’s, and the other two vowels.
P U S _ – U P S
P U _ _ – U P S / &
P E R S P I R A T I O N
PUSH-UPS, PULL-UPS & PERSPIRATION earned her another $8,400.
Nicolette: $9,400 MDW/Chris: $0/Shannon: $7,450
PP/Express Round: PLACE
The scoreless Chris started w/ an $1,800 N double, but then the LaT. Second, Shannon FPed three T’s, but got roadblocked by the R. Third in line, Nicolette dug up an $1,100 pair of S’s, three A’s, two FP E’s, three I’s, a $650 F, a $7K pair of C’s, and an O. We had at this moment…
F A N T A S T I C
A _ _ – I N C _ _ S I _ E
_ O T E _
…she won another $8K for her trip to this FANTASTIC ALL-INCLUSIVE HOTEL– the IBEROSTAR Baivaro in the DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. worth $6,550.
SOLE DUD: R (Shannon)
SOLE LaT: Chris
Nicolette: $23,950 cash & D.R. MDW/Chris: BAD LUCK/Shannon: $7,450
$3K Tossup: THING
T O U _ _
_ O M P E T _ T I _ N
Nicolette solved another against some TOUGH COMPETITION.
Speed-Up: FOOD & DRINK
Consonants were worth $1,650 here. The S’s showed their faces…
S _ N – _ R _ _ _
T _ _ _ T _ _ S
…and Nicolette grabbed some SUN-DRIED TOMATOES for another $6,600.
Nicolette: $33,550 cash & D.R. MDW/Chris: $1K GOOSEEGG/Shannon: $7,450
GT: $42,000 even
BANKRUPT TRASH: $9,400 cash & spree
MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ROUND #4
Son Caleb, mom Michelle and stepdad George were holding her $1M key. Nicolette’s potential prize came from the S of SPIN.
The first letters Vanna revealed were…
_ _ _ / _ _ _ R
_ E _ _ R _
MDPA only got her two of this…
_ _ _ / _ _ _ R
M E M _ R _
If only you said the triple O’s, ma’am, they might’ve helped JOG YOUR MEMORY for the $34K.
$1M LOCATION: ***
MY RATING: 7