EPISODE #6516: WEEKEND GETAWAYS
They’ve debuted a brand new music cue.
$1K Tossup: PHRASE
_ I T / _ _ E
H _ _ _ _ _ Y
Arnie’s the first to score and these first players of ’17 are ready to HIT THE HIGHWAY…
Arnie Trude: welder and Cubs fan from Hutchinson, KS
Jahneille Cunningham: earning her PhD at UCLA in the School of Education from L.A. (orig. from Miramar, FL)
Teri Little: from Tollhouse, CA; she and hubby Mike built a home after the birth of their 5th grandchild
$2K Tossup: TITLE
_ A N I _ _ / F A _ R
Arnie triples w/ “VANITY FAIR”.
FEATURED WG: Nashville at the Gaylord Opryland
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: FandangoNow
Round 1: SONG LYRICS
He kicks off w/ a $1K pair of N’s, three E’s, two $700 T’s, four A’s, but then the first LaT of the week. Jahneille’s second in line w/ two L’s for the Nashville trip, two I’s, a $700 R, a $600 D, and the last vowel of O via FP. We have…
_ A _ A T I O N
A L L / I / E V E R
_ A N T E D
…she solves The Go-Go’s “VACATION, ALL I EVER WANTED” for $2,050 and that $7,400 trip.
SOLE LaT: Arnie
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Jahneille leads the way w/ three S’s for the Fandango gift tag, four E’s, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to lose $2,250 cash & GT. Teri secondly takes two $900 T’s, and three R’s via the MW near $650 before taking the money for them (bad move; that’s the $10K one). After an $1,800 C trio…
_ _ C T _ R _ _ ‘ S
S E C R E T
S E R _ _ C E
…here’s $6,600 worth of VICTORIA’S SECRET SERVICE.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Jahneille
Jahneille: $9,450 cash & NSH/Teri: $6,600/Arnie: $3K
PP/Express Round: WAYD
Teri’s off and running w/ a $1,500 N trio, three T’s to double up an add the 1/2 CAR near $600, two E’s, three O’s, and an I, an $800 S, a $3,500 H, but then the MDW’s right side to forfeit $6,550 and her plate. Arnie follows w/ a $550 R, two A’s, and a $500 K…
_ A K I N G / _ _
T O / T H E / S O _ N _
O _ / N A T _ R E
…he’s won $800 and will be WAKING UP TO THE SOUND OF NATURE at the Sunset at the Palms in JAMAICA worth $9K.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Teri
Jahneille: $9,450 cash & NSH/Teri: $6,600/Arnie: $12,800 cash & Jamaica
$3K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
S P _ _ E
_ _ _ _ _ E _ S
Arnie nails the Tossups w/ “SPACE INVADERS”.
Round 4: SHOW BIZ
But he wastes a spin w/ the BANKRUPT near TD. Second for Jahnielle are a $600 T, E, three A’s, but then S for sorry. After Teri LaTs out, Arnie picks off a $650 R, but the same BANKRUPT gets him again. Jahnielle then digs up a $10K M pair, and a $1,300 pair of D’s…
D A _ T _ M E
D R A M A
…one such example is CBS’ “Bold & The Beautiful”, as she solves DAYTIME DRAMA for $11,400.
SOLE DUD: S (Jahnielle)
SOLE LaT: Teri
BANKRUPTS: 2 (both by Arnie)
Jahneille: $20,850 cash & NSH/Teri: $6,600/Arnie: $15,800 cash & Jamaica
The first FS of the week is $1,500. After the twin D’s show their faces (one to start each line)…
D _ _ S E _ / _ N
D _ S _ T R E S S
…Arnie rescues a DAMSEL IN DISTRESS for three more grand.
SOLE DUD: F (Arnie)
Jahneille: $20,850 cash & NSH/Teri: $6,600/Arnie: $18,800 cash & Jamaica
BANKRUPT TRASH (plate not included): $9,450 cash & GT
$100K Bonus Round
The Mustang we saw last Friday is here all week long. Jahnielle lands on that M of AMERICA’S.
This fairly big one starts as…
_ _ R _ E _ _ S
_ _ N E _ _ R _
PMCO adds just the vowel…
_ O R _ E O _ S
_ _ N E _ _ R _
…but she’s won the $34K from the GORGEOUS VINEYARD and leaves w/ $54,850 cash & trip.
MY RATING: 7