EPISODE #6522: WHEEL & V8 SWEEPSTAKES
$1K Tossup: PEOPLE
F A M _ _ Y
F _ R _ _ _ S
John flubs w/ FAMILY FRIENDS.
F A M I L Y
F A R M E _ S
Christina says FAMILY FARMERS in a reluctant manner. Tuesday’s trio…
Christina Andrade: esthetician & hairstylist who’s a fan of BINGO from Colton, CA
John Capona: financial worker, musician & avid golfer from Merrick, NY
Heather Weamer: speech language pathologist, medical writer and jazzercise instructor from Reston, VA
$2K Tossup: PHRASE
I ‘ _ / A _
O P T _ M I _ T
I’M AN OPTIMIST just like Heather.
Round 1: WAYD?
Her starters are a $650 N, five I’s, the obvious $650 G, but then A for awful. Second, Christina repeats the N while on the V8 GT. Third, John’s lit up a $500 T, E and O singles to wipe out the vowels, a $1,300 L pair, but then D for dud. Heather then puts up a $1,300 Y pair, a $1,200 M pair, and a $650 F…
I M _ _ O _ I N G / M Y
F L E _ I _ I L I T Y
…she’s IMPROVING MY FLEXIBILITY for $3,950 and $5,950 overall.
DUDS: A (Heather), D (John)
SOLE DQ: N repeat by Christina
Mystery Round: SAME LETTER
Christina wastes a spin w/ the BANKRUPT near $650. Second, John picks up the $7,500 V8 bonus w/ two T’s, buys three A’s, and uncovers the SL bonus of six $900 S’s. But here comes the other normal BANKRUPT to take away $14,650. Heather follows that unfortunate spin w/ a $1,200 R pair, E, but then N for no. Next for Christina are a $700 D, but then the LaT. John then puts up a $900 L, and the last consonant of P while on the 1/2 CAR near $900…
S T A R T E R S
S _ _ P S / &
S A L A D S
…he solves STARTERS, SOUPS & SALADS for $1,400.
SOLE DUD: N (Heather)
SOLE LaT: Christina
BANKRUPTS: 2 (Christina, John)
Heather: $5,950/Christina: $1K/John: $1,400 1/2 CAR
PP/Express Round: LIVING THINGS
John’s up first w/ a $650 S, but the A lets somebody down again. Heather secondly takes two R’s for the MDW, four $700 T’s, three E’s, two I’s and two U’s to clean out the vowels before boarding the EXPRESS after calling up a B.
Current Bank: $3,050 and MDW
Next Choices: two L’s…two F’s…N and G
She’s won $9,050 and will see the…
F L U T T E R I N G
B U T T E R F L I E S
…at the Playa Cativo Lodge in COSTA RICA worth $9,700.
SOLE DUD: A (John)
Heather: $24,700 cash & C.R. MDW/Christina: $1K/John: $1,400
$3K Tossup: THING
A / _ _ _ T
O F / L I M E
Heather gets A HINT OF LIME.
Speed-Up: SHOW BIZ
We pay ’em $1,600 per consonant. The frontloading H appears…
H _ L L _ _ _ _ _
S T U N T _ _ _ A N
…John solves HOLLYWOOD STUNTWOMAN for $6,400 more.
DUDS: E (Heather), R (Christina)
Heather: $27,700 cash & C.R. MDW/Christina: $1K/John: $7,800
BANKRUPT TRASH: $14,650
MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ROUND #6
Hubby Dave is holding her MDW, and Heather has landed on the E of AMERICA’S.
Another fairly big one starts like this…
_ _ _ _ L _ N _
_ _ _ _ / L _ _ _ S
BPHI is of very limited help…
_ _ _ _ L I N _
_ _ _ _ / L _ _ _ S
…she may know that Vanna has DAZZLING GOOD LOOKS, but she has virtually no chance of winning the $45K here.
$1M LOCATION: I of SPIN
SWEEPSTAKES PUZZLE #2: CREATIVE SOLUTION
MY RATING: 6