EPISODE #6504: FABULOUS FOOD
$1K Tossup: THING
D E _ _ _ _ T
M E _ U
Celina gets a DESSERT MENU. Next to enter the show’s restaurant…
Celina Garcia: resource assistant who goes out hunting for meat & uses firewood as their only heat source (also was formerly in a knitting group) from Rowe, NM
Ken Jacob: 16-yr. deputy sheriff who’s into motorcycles from Stryker, OH
Dannico Moore: Girl Scout counselor who also does bridal shows from Dallas
$2K Tossup: PHRASE
A / H _ _ R T
O _ / G O _ D
Ken has A HEART OF GOLD.
TRIP WEDGE: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, PA
Round 1: PLACE
All Ken here — he calls up a $2,500 S, E, an R for the WC, three A’s, a $1,300 T pair, I, an $1,800 L trio, a $1,600 Y par, and four O’s to clean out the vowels.
_ I L L Y
_ O _ _ A ‘ S
_ _ O _ O L A T E
_ A _ T O R Y
WILLY WONKA’S CHOCOLATE FACTORY earns him $6,700, giving him $8,700 overall..
Crossword/Mystery Round: TASTE TEST
Dannico gets started w/ a $700 N, two $650 R’s, a $600 S, two E’s, but then L for loss. Celina secondly has the same result w/ P. Third, Ken digs up two $500 T’s, two A’s, a $700 G, a $650 W, two $650 Y’s, O, and then F for flunk. Dannico then gets the igourmet.com git tag w/ M…
/ (O) / / / (A)
(Y)(_)(M) / / (R)
/ (R) / / / (T)(A)(N)(G)(Y)
SWEET, TART, TANGY, SOUR & YUM are the words for her first $3,850 cash & GT.
DUDS: L (Dannico), P (Celina), F (Ken)
Ken: $8,700 WC/Dannico: $3,850 cash & GT/Celina: $1K
PP/Express Round: FUN & GAMES
Celina leads the way w/ a T for the 1/2 CAR near $600, two O’s, a $1,300 pair of N’s, but then R for roadblock. Ken secondly lights up a $700 G, buys two I’s, but BANKRUPTs near $650 to fork over $450 and his WC. Dannico thirdly spins up a $1,600 S pair, a $650 L, but then the BANKRUPT near $3,500 to give up $2,250. Celina next says a $500 M, a U, three C’s for the 1/2 CAR, the last vowel of two A’s, a $500 D, and a $700 P before she goes for the big solve…
D A N C I N G / T O
C A L _ P S O / M U S I C
…in addition to another $4,250 and the Fiesta, she’ll be DANCING TO CALYPSO MUSIC at the Kapok Hotel in TRINIDAD worth $6,900.
SOLE DUD: R (Celina)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (other players)
Ken: $8,700/Dannico: $3,850 cash & GT/Celina: $27,140 cash & prizes
$3K Tossup: RHYME TIME
_ _ _ _ C I O _ S / _ _ D
_ U _ R _ T I _ U _
Dannico was about to say NUTRITUIOUS AND, but she quickly corrects herself w/ DELICIOUS AND NUTRITIOUS.
$1,650’s the consonant payoff. The I is bought for free…
B _ T T I N G / _ _
E _ E _ _ S _ E S
…and Celina gets BATTING MY EYELASHES for $6,600.
DUDS: D (Dannico), F (Ken), P (Dannico), R (Ken)
Ken: $8,700/Dannico: $3,850 cash & GT/Celina: $33,740 cash & prizes
BANKRUPT TRASH (WC not included): $2,700
$100K Bonus Round
Celina lands on the I of SPIN.
Just the last letter to start…
_ _ _ _ _
_ _ _ _ E
MDPA gives her…
_ _ _ _ D
_ M A _ E
…she couldn’t paint a VIVID IMAGE of winning $50K — our first such loss all season long.
MY RATING: 7