WoF Recap: December 16, 2016

EPISODE #6505: FABULOUS FOOD

$1K Tossup: WAYD?

_ R D E R _ _ _ / F O R
_ _ _ / T A _ _ _

Megan’s ORDERING FOR THE TABLE. Last customers this week…

Megan Mahoney: expectant fraud dept. manager from Portland, OR

Fiza Saifi: realtor from Hacienda Heights, CA

Joey Wollschlager: helps manage a grocery store from Midlothian, VA

$2K Tossup: THING

_ U C _ Y
B R _ _ K

Joey got himself a LUCKY BREAK.

TRIP WEDGE: OMNI new orleans w/ a culinary tour of the city

Round 1: AROUND THE HOUSE

Joey gets the FoodyDirect gift tag right away w/ two T’s, FPs a couple E’s, but then buys a worthless I. Second, Megan insta-BANKRUPTs near big money. Third, Fiza comes up w/ a $1K pair of S’s, two A’s, a $1,800 pair of R’s, two N’s for that MDW, and a D for the N.O. trip, followed by a $500 B, a $700 L, the last vowel of two O’s, but then a big dud of P. Joey next spins up a $500 K but then the other normal BANKRUPT to forfeit $2,250 cash & GT. Megan then puts up $900 M and a $600 C singles…

B L A N K E T S / A N D
C O M _ O R T E R S

…she solves BLANKETS AND COMFORTERS for the 15 Benjamins, and $2,500 overall.

DUDS: I (Joey), P (Fiza)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (Megan and Joey)

 

Mystery Round: SAME LETTER

Megan first takes control of five $700 S’s (the SL), four E’s, and three A’s, after which come a $600 R, two $800 L’s, an I, but then the same BANKRUPT she got before to forfeit $5,950. After Fiza misses w/ N, Joey proceeds to call up a FP O, two $900 T’s, a U, two $500 D’s, a $650 C, two $900 P’s, and two $500 M’s before we finally display this…

S A U T E E D
S C A L L O P S / &
S T E A M E D
S _ R I M P

SAUTEED SCALLOPS & STEAMED SHRIMP are worth $6K.

INSTA-DUD: N (Fiza)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Megan

(NOTES: Two mistakes by Pat — he didn’t acknowledge the SL bonus when Megan chose the S’s and he reminded Joey about solving a Crossword when it clearly isn’t.)

Joey: $8K/Megan: $2,500/Fiza: ZERO

 

PP/Express Round: PEOPLE

Fiza’s next chance to get on the board begins w/ two FP A’s, an R for the WC, a $550 F, a $900 T, two E’s, but then P for phooey. Joey secondly picks up the 1/2 CAR near $600 w/ N, but LaTs out. Third in Megan’s future are a $7K L pair, the other two non-U vowels, a $650 Y, a $550 M, a $700 F, a $900 W, and a $650 C before she goes for the solve…

M Y / F E L L O W
_ A C A T I O N E R S

MY FELLOW VACATIONERS, she’s won another $9,950 going to the Sandals LaSource in GRENADA worth $7,800.

SOLE DUD: P (Fiza)
SOLE LaT: Joey

Joey: $8K/Megan: $20,250 cash & Grenada/Fiza: HARD LUCK

 

$3K Tossup: SHOW BIZ

_ _ _ E P E _ D E N T
_ _ _ _

Megan’s over $23K now w/ INDEPENDENT FILM.

Speed-Up: PHRASE

$1,600’s the consonant value here. Three D’s are said by Joey

S _ P P _ _
_ N D / D _ _ _ N D

…he doubles his overall total through SUPPLY AND DEMAND.

DUDS (both by Megan): T and R

FINAL SCORES
Joey: $16K/Megan: $23,250 cash & Grenada/Fiza: $1K GOOSEEGG

GT: $40,250
BANKRUPT TRASH: $8,200 cash & GT

 

$100K Bonus Round
Megan lands on the G.

Category: PHRASE
Lead-offs…

_ _ T/ _ N
T _ E / _ _ T _ _

Stick in a fork in her, because she’s going w/ CDMA…

_ _ T/ _ N
T _ E / _ A T _ _

…this was left OUT ON THE PATIO$50K again.

MY RATING: 6

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One thought on “WoF Recap: December 16, 2016

  1. jpgenius December 16, 2016 / 10:12 pm

    Boy, why oh WHY do people keep going with that dreaded combo (including me, I gotta pick a different one)?!?!

    My rating: 6

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