WoF Recap: December 28, 2016

EPISODE #6513: AMERICA’S GAME

It’s “Home For the Holidays” on this Hump Day.

$1K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK

G E _ _ _ I A
_ E A _ _

Kyle gets a GEORGIA PEACH. Meeting them in order…

Kyle Hirshon: studying Radio/TV at Suffolk County Community College and does occasional voiceover work from Commack, NY

Ashley Mendoza: part of a group that enjoys fishing from McPherson, KS

Charlene Irwin: exec. assistant for a technology co. from Van Nuys (grew up in Brainerd, MN)

$2K Tossup: PLACE

_ _ R N _ R
S _ O _ E

Kyle triples up w/ CORNER STORE.

TRIP WEDGE: Nashville at the Gaylord Opryland

Round 1: SONG TITLE

But he says an instant dud of S while on the WC. Second, Ashley calls up a $550 N, two $700 R’s, E, a $900 Y, two $650 L’s, two O’s, and a U. Following a $1,200 pair of G’s…

Y O U ‘ R E / _
G R _ N _ / O L _
_ L _ G

…she solves “YOU’RE A GRAND OLD FLAG” for $4,600.

INSTA-DUD: S (Kyle)

 

Crossword/Mystery Round: FULL ______

Ashley leads off w/ an N for the Victorinox gift tag, four FP O’s, but then a baddie of R while on the WC. Second, Charlene picks off a $1,200 pair of M’s, E, a FP A, two $650 S’s, two H’s for the WC, and the rest of the vowel shop. Crossword board, Vanna…

/     /   /  (S)(_)(O)(M)(A)(_)(H)
/    /     /    /  (I)
/     /     /    /  (M)(O)(O)(N)
(H)(O)(U)(S)(E)

STOMACH, TIME, MOON and HOUSE are the words for $2,750.

SOLE DUD: R (Ashley)

Kyle: $3K/Ashley: $4,600/Charlene: $2,750 WC

 

PP/Express Round: PHRASE

All Charlene here — she takes a $1,200 pair of S’s, three I’s and A’s, three $700 T’s, two $900 N’s, an O, and the last vowel of two E’s.

I T ‘ S / A / _ _ E A _
_ E S T I N A T I O N

IT’S A DREAM DESTINATION for her — the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel in MAUI worth $6,487.

PR

Kyle: $3K/Ashley: $4,600/Charlene: $13,337 cash & HI WC

 

$3K Tossup: ON THE MAP

_ _ L _ _ _ M A
_ _ _ _

Kyle sweeps ’em w/ OKLAHOMA CITY.

Round 4: WAYD?

Next from his mouth are five N’s for three grand, three G’s to add $2,100, three I’s, two $500 D’s, but then a baddie of E. Ashley then puts up the last consonants of a $500 S and a $650 C…

S I N G I N G
_ N D / D _ N C I N G

…she’s SINGING AND DANCING for making the $1,150 solve.

SOLE DUD: E (Kyle)

Round 5: LIVING THING

D for dud is how Ashley starts. Charlene secondly BANKRUPTs near the big money to lose her WC. Third, Kyle strikes out w/ S. Ashley tries again w/ a $500 B, but the O fails her. After Charlene whiffs w/ T, Kyle puts up a $1,300 pair of L’s, two E’s, a $650 H, and the last consonant of a $700 W..

B L _ E
W H _ L E

…a BLUE WHALE gives him $2,400.

DUDS: D (Ashley), S (Kyle), O (Ashley), T (Charlene)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Charlene

Kyle: $8,400/Ashley: $4,600/Charlene: $13,337 cash & HI 

Speed-Up: PROPER NAME

$1,500 per consonant in this fairly low-scoring affair. The H appears in the last name of this actor…

_ _ _ _ _ R
S _ T H _ R L _ N _

Ashley IDs former 24 star KIEFER SUTHERLAND for three grand.

FINAL SCORES
Kyle: $8,400/Ashley: $8,750/Charlene: $13,337 cash & HI

GT: $30,487
BANKRUPT TRASH: ZIP

 

$100K Bonus Round
Charlene lands on the M of GAME.

Category: PLACE
Reveal the RSTLNE legend…

_ _ _ _ E _
_ _ _ _ T _ R _ _ M

DGMO gives her…

_ _ _ _ E D
_ _ D _ T O R _ _ M

…she only gets the second word, so the $34K gets lost in this PACKED AUDITORIUM.

MY RATING: 5

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2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: December 28, 2016

  1. jpgenius December 28, 2016 / 11:37 pm

    I gotta say, this episode went by so fast.

    My rating: 7

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  2. Antwan Rice-McKinley December 29, 2016 / 1:49 am

    That wasn’t suppose to happen in the BR. Disappointing though. Where do we go from here?

    My rating: 5 (P would had done it or an A)

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