WoF Recap: January 4, 2017

EPISODE #6518: WEEKEND GETAWAYS

$1K Tossup: TITLE

T H E / _ _ A D
N O T / T A K E N

Suzanne solves the Robert Frost poem “THE ROAD NOT TAKEN”. And she’s the sole lady among this panel…

Suzanne Weber: waitress & private piano teacher from La Honda, CA

Adam Perry: logistics co. worker who climbed Kilimanjaro w/ his dad from Powder Springs, GA

Dave Mercer: retired YMCA worker after 42 yrs. from Vancouver, WA

$2K Tossup: PERSON

H _ C _ _ _
G _ A L I E

Adam’s the next to score w/ HOCKEY GOALIE.

FEATURED WG: OMNI amelia island plantation resort in Florida

Round 1: SAME LETTER

He gets the SL right away w/ five $500 R’s, but then buys a dud vowel of O. Dave secondly runs into the MDW’s right side. Third, Suzanne digs up a $1,400 T pair, seven E’s, two $500 S’s, two A’s, but then the other dud vowel of I. Adam follows w/ a $550 L, a U, and H for the Fandango gift tag, a $700 F, but then the BANKRUPT near TD to forfeit $5,750 cash & GT. Afterwards…

R E S T
R E L A _
R E F R E S H
R E _ U _ E _ A T E

Dave blows the solve w/ REST, RELAX, REFRESH, RECUPERATE. Suzanne then says REST, RELAX, REFRESH, REJUVENATE for $1,650 and a $650 lead over Adam.

DUDS: O (Adam), I (Suzanne)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (gentlemen)
SOLE DQ: Dave’s blown solve

 

Mystery Round: RHYME TIME

The middle man duds out on the spot w/ T. Second in Suzanne’s favor are four FP E’s, three R’s for the 1/2 CAR near $900, but the O fails somebody again. Third, Adam says S for sorry. After Dave LaTs out, Suzanne puts up seven N’s for $4,200…

_ _ N N E R / _ _ N N E R
_ _ _ _ _ E N / _ _ N N E R

…and says “WINNER, WINNER, CHICKEN DINNER” for $5,450.

DUDS: T (Dave), O (Suzanne), S (Adam)
SOLE LaT: Dave

Adam: $2K/Dave: ZILCH/Suzanne: $8,100 1/2 CAR

 

PP/Express Round: PHRASE

Suzanne insta-BANKRUPTs on the same side of the MDW that Dave got. Second for Adam are a $900 T, a $700 H, three E’s and A, three R’s while on the other 1/2 CAR, two I’s and O’s to clean out the vowel shop, and a $500 B. Board…

B R I _ _ / _ E / A _ O _ _
_ O R / T H E / R I _ E

…he says “BRING ME ALONG FOR THE RIDE” for $2,600 and a $6,400 trip to the Holiday Inn Resort in IXTAPA.

INSTA-BANKRUPT: Suzanne

Adam: $11K cash & Mexico/Dave: ZIP/Suzanne: $8,100

 

$3K Tossup: THING

D R E A M
_ _ Q U E _ C E

Suzanne has a DREAM SEQUENCE to take a slim Benjamin lead over Adam.

Round 4: WAYD?

All Suzanne here — she picks an $1,100 pair of N’s, two I’s and A’s, and three $650 T’s.

_ N I T T I N _
A / _ _ _ A T _ _

…she knows about KNITTING A SWEATER for $2,550.

PR

Adam: $11K cash & Mexico/Dave: ZIP/Suzanne: $13,650

Speed-Up: CHARACTERS

$1,500’s the payoff here. Two L’s appear at the end of this answer…

_ _ _ _

_ N D / _ _ L L

Suzanne catches JACK AND JILL for $4,500 more.

DUDS (both by Adam): T & R
SOLE DQ: Dave’s N repeat

FINAL SCORES
Adam: $11K cash & Mexico/Dave: $1K GOOSEEGG/Suzanne: $18,150

GT: $30,150
BANKRUPT TRASH (plate not included): $5,750 cash & movie package

 

$100K Bonus Round
Suzanne’s bonus spin just makes it to the first A of AMERICA’S.

Category: PHRASE
Decent RSTLNE setup…

_ E _ _ N _
_ _ E S T _ _ N

GHDU’s and interesting combo…

_ E _ _ N D
_ U E S T _ _ N

…I’m afraid she’s gonna say SECOND QUESTIONand she does. BEYOND QUESTION, she is NOT the second Mustang winner.

You see Vanna? This is what happens when you overhype a PBRW bid.

MY RATING: 6

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One thought on “WoF Recap: January 4, 2017

  1. jpgenius January 4, 2017 / 11:40 pm

    Suzanne was fun to watch tonight. Too bad Vanna may have jinxed a PBRW bid.

    My rating: 7

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