Don’t tell me we’re about to get SCROOGED after an outstanding first week of this sweepstakes…
EPISODE #6499: SEARS SECRET SANTA
$1K Tossup: PHRASE
W _ N _ _ _ / I S
C _ _ _ _ _
We along w/ Jamice realize that WINTER IS COMING. Bios on her and everybody else…
Jamice Lee: 1st Grade teacher at Donahoe ES married to Bruce Lee (no, not the late martial artist) who dances in her home while playing YouTube videos from Richmond, VA)
Michelle Green: retail mgr. for a co. for 14 yrs. (& 17 overall) from Clinton Township, MI
Thomas Fedorczyk: EMT & casino security officer in Atlantic City from Somers Point, NJ
$2K Tossup: WAYD?
S _ _ R I N G
P _ _ N T S
Thomas is the next one to be SCORING POINTS.
Round 1: SONG LYRICS
First letters this evening are a $1,200 pair of S’s, four O’s, a $1,400 T pair, but then the sole dud vowel of A for awful. Second, Jamice calls up three $500 R’s, two I’s, a $550 L, three $550 H’s, a $500 N, a $550 B, and a $500 D before she…
R _ D O L _ H / _ I T H
_ O _ R / N O S _
S O / B R I _ H T
…recites “RUDOLPH WITH YOUR NOSE SO BRIGHT” for $5,050 and a new figure of $6,050.
SOLE DUD: A (Thomas)
Mystery/Crossword Round: IT GLITTERS
Jamice gets the WC right away w/ three S’s, buys an A and two I’s, but duds out w/ T. Second, Michelle spins her way to two FP E’s, two $900 P’s, O, and H for the gift tag, a $650 R, and a U, followed by a $900 D, a $500 G, and a $650 M. We have…
. G O _ D
S A P P H I R E
. S E _ U I _ S
GOLD, SAPPHIRE, GEMS and SEQUINS is right for $5,500 cash & GT
SOLE DUD: T (Jamice)
PP/Express Round: EVENT
Michelle leads off w/ an $1,800 S trio four A’s, two E’s, four $650 N’s, a $650 G, and the obvious four I’s, followed by a $900 L, two $550 R’s, the other two vowels, but then the LaT…
_ I S I _ I N G / A
_ O L _ N E S I A N
R E S _ A U R A N _
…and Thomas will be VISITING A POLYNESIAN RESTAURANT at the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort in HAWAII.
SOLE LaT: Michelle
Thomas: $9,779 cash & HI/Jamice: $6,050/Michelle: $5,500 cash & GT
$3K Tossup: PLACE
_ _ _ _ _ O _ N
Chicago was formerly MY HOMETOWN, and Jamice has solved it to go to $9,050.
$1,500 per consonant again. T as in Thomas pops up on top…
_ R _ S _ _ _ _ T _ _ _
_ _ _ R _ R _ _ S
…he nails PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARIES.
Thomas: $11,279 cash & HI/Jamice: $9,050/Michelle: $5,500 cash & GT
NO BANKRUPT TRASH
Jamice SPIN ID: JH6510807 (John H.)
Michelle SPIN ID: MM6860331 (Melissa M.)
$100K Bonus Round
Thomas lands on the S of SPIN.
I’m not sure if he’s gonna pull this one off…
_ _ _ _ N T
_ _ T T _ _ E
Well, I spoke too soon — he’s onto something after calling MCQA…
Q _ A _ N T
C _ T T A _ E
…he gets QUAINT COTTAGE to leave w/ $45,279 cash & HI.
LAST SPIN ID: GR7258911 (Geneva O.)
MY RATING: 7