EPISODE #6501: FABULOUS FOOD
$1K Tossup: EVENT
D I N N E _ T _ _ E
Ora knows that you can watch this show at any time, including DINNERTIME. In order, the first three customers…
Ora Wilson: corporate performance analyst for auto insurance co. from Fredericksburg, VA
Nicole Tuminello: reading specialist at E.G. Hewitt Intermediate School who summited Kilimanjaro last yr. and got engaged at the top of a mountain w/ a giant puzzleboard from Ramsey, NJ
Jim Weber: CPA from Denver
$2K Tossup: PLACE
_ _ E / G _ A N D
_ A _ L _ O O M
Nicole solves THE GRAND BALLROOM.
COLLETTE TRIP: Spain worth $8,898
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: foodydirect
Round 1: FOOD & DRINK
She duds out on the spot w/ T. Second, Jim gets the Spain trip w/ R, buys an E, lights up a $2,500 D, and gets the gift tag w/ two S’s. He follows w/ an I, two A’s, four $600 B’s, an $800 Y, and three O’s to clean out the vowels before he…
S _ O _ – _ O O _ E D
B A B Y / B A _ _
R I B S
…munches on some SLOW-COOKED BABY BACK RIBS for a total of $16,098 cash & prizes.
INSTA-DUD: T (Nicole)
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
With a big lead already, Jim gets going w/ three $500 R’s, two E’s, three A’s, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to lose the remaining grand. Second, Ora can’t make a decision on the MW near LaT w/ a dud of T. Third, Nicole uncovers a $700 S, an I, but then N for no while on the 1/2 CAR near $900. Jim then flips the other MW over after saying three D’s…$$$…
_ _ R _ / _ A R D
_ _ A _
_ A R D –
_ _ I _ E D / E _ _ S
…he wins it for nailing WORK HARD PLAY HARD-DEVILED EGGS.
DUDS: T (Ora), N (Nicole)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Jim
Ora: $1K/Nicole: $2K/Jim: $26,098 cash & prizes
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
A $1,500 R trio sends Ora on her way, followed by five O’s, but then the same BANKRUPT. Second in Nicole’s favor are a $600 T, U, I, but then the LaT. Jim then hits a $7K pair of S’s…
S _ _ / _ O O _ _ _ _ / T O
_ O U R / _ O R R I _ S
SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR WORRIES, sir — you’ve won another trip to the IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Beach Resort in JAMAICA worth $6,600.
SOLE LaT: Nicole
SOLE BANKRUPT: Ora
Ora: $1K/Nicole: $2K/Jim: $39,698 cash & prizes
$3K Tossup: WAYD?
A T _ _ A C T _ N G
_ T T E N _ _ O _
Nicole’s ATTRACTING ATTENTION.
Round 4: FUN & GAMES
But that same BANKRUPT nails her right from the get-go. Second for big Jim are a $2,700 N trio, a $1,400 T pair, two E’s and O, a $1,200 pair of H’s, but that same pesky BANKRUPT cleans him out the tune of $4,800. After Ora LaTs out, Nicole tries again w/ a $500 S, four I’s, $500 L and F singles, a $5K G, but that same normal one rips up $6,250. Jim then puts up a $650 R and the last vowel of A…
R A _ I N G / T O / T H E
F I N I S H / L I N E
…as we’re RACING TO THE FINISH LINE, he solves for the house minimum.
SOLE LaT: Ora
BANKRUPTS: 3 (Nicole 2x, Jim)
$1,700 per consonant in this round of play. The W is lit up on top…
_ N S W _ R S / T _
_ _ _ S T _ _ N S
…we know the game show “JEOPARDY!” for their ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS format, and Ora has solved for $8,500.
Ora: $9,500/Nicole: $5K/Jim: $40,698 cash & prizes
BANKRUPT TRASH: $13,300
$100K Bonus Round
We had a MINI Cooper last time on this theme week, and we’ve got another one right now — it’s a ’17 Clubman S. Jim lands on the I of WIN.
Here’s a pair of this to start…
_ _ _ N _
_ N _ / _ _ _
GDMO is good for…
_ O _ N G
_ N D / _ _ _
…only the first two words, so the YOUNG AND HIP Clubman S will not be in his garage.
MY RATING: 7