EPISODE #6506: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
$1K Tossup: ON THE MAP
_ _ E / _ O _ _ H
_ O _ _
Dan located Santa’s home of THE NORTH POLE. Two men on the panel to start…
Dan Campbell: building contractor by day & suspense writer by night who’s married for 45 yrs. from Seaside, OR
Jenny Orwick: special Ed teacher from Chatham, NJ
Matt Tolerico: marking coord. for health/fitness co. whose grandma’s 90 yrs. old from Santa Monica
$2K Tossup: IN THE KITCHEN
G R A N _ _ _
_ _ U _ _ _ _ T _ _ S
Jenny takes a stab w/ GRANITE COUNTERTOPS…correct.
PRIZE WEDGE: Furniture of America SS
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: Home Depot
Round 1: FOOD & DRINK
Her first letters are a $550 T, E, an $800 R, four A’s, and two I’s, followed by an H for the WC, two $500 W’s, the last vowel of O, three $800 S’s, three $2,500 M’s, and two L’s courtesy of her WC. We have…
_ A _ _ I E _
_ A M S / W I T H
M A R S H M A L L O W S
…CANDIED YAMS WITH MARSHMALLOWS result in a $17,250 PR for her, and $19,250 overall!
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Matt’s up first w/ a $1,300 pair of N’s, four E’s, a $1,200 T pair, but then the LaT. Second, Dan comes up w/ a TD H, two A’s, a $650 C, I, but then B for bad. Third, Jenny gets the SS w/ three S’s, buys the rest of the vowel shop, lights up four TD M’s, and grabs the gift tag w/ two R’s before we see…
S U _ E R M A N
T H E / M A N / O _
S T E E _
_ R U M / M U S I C
…don’t think we’ll see a new movie called “SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL DRUM MUSIC”, but this lady’s won another $23K in cash & prizes!
SOLE DUD: B (Dan)
SOLE LaT: Matt
Matt: NIL/Dan: $1K/Jenny: $42,250 cash & prizes
PP/Express Round: WAYD?
Knowing that he has a huge hole to climb, Dan leads off w/ a $1,200 G pair, two I’s, an A, an S for that MDW, an E, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to forfeit $450 and that sparkly green wedge. Second, Jenny can’t pick up the 1/2 CAR near $900 w/ R. Matt has the same result w/ F for flunk. Dan tries again w/ two $650 N’s, three O’s, a $550 D, but the LaT strikes. Jenny then puts up a $900 T and the last vowel of U, then we see…
_ A N G I N G / O U T
_ O O _ S I D E
…she’s won $650 and will be HANGING OUT POOLSIDE at the St. James’s Club ANTIGUA worth $7,360.
Matt: NIL/Dan: $1K/Jenny: $50,260 cash & prizes
DUDS: R (Jenny), F (Matt)
SOLE LaT: Dan
SOLE BANKRUPT: Dan
$3K Tossup: PROPER NAME
_ E _ S E
W _ _ _ E _ S P O O N
Matt solves actress REESE WITHERSPOON to finally score.
$1,600 per consonant here. Three E’s appear on the bottom…
_ ‘ M
S _ E E C _ _ E S S
…I’M SPEECHLESS that nobody knew it early, but Jenny’s won the FS amount.
DUDS (both by Dan): N & R
Matt: $3K/Dan: $1K/Jenny: $51,860 cash & prizes
BANKRUPT TRASH (MDW not factored): $450
$100K Bonus Round
The crossover that could be won this week is a Toyota RAV4. Jenny lands on the I in WIN.
This 10-letter answer initially reads…
_ _ N _ _
_ _ R T _
PGHO seems like a good idea…
_ _ N G O
P _ R T _
…she’s won this towards maybe going to a BINGO PARTY…
…well, we DON’T have a new non-million record, but the $45K is finally won for the first time this season! Final grand total: $96,860 cash & prizes!
MY RATING: 9