WoF Recap: January 18, 2017

EPISODE #6528: CALIFORNIA COAST

$1K Tossup: PROPER NAME

_ _ _ / F _ _ _ C _ _ _ O
_ _ _ N T S

Irene IDs the SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS. Let’s meet this lady in the middle…

Irene Foster: homeschool teacher married to a Marine vet from Yuma, AZ

Carmen Telles: UC-Riverside graduate in psychology who’s going for her Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Perris, CA

Adam Wasserman: indoor cycling instructor & voiceover worker from NYC (orig. from Lincoln, RI)

$2K Tossup: LIVING THING

_ _ _ D E N

T _ _ _ _

Irene doesn’t know the second word.

G _ _ D E N
T _ O U _

The same goes for Adam.

G O _ D E N
T _ O U _

Carmen’s caught the GOLDEN TROUT.

CC WEDGE: Marriott Marquis San Francisco

Crossword Round: NIGHT ____

Her first letters are an R but then S for sorry. Second, Adam puts up a $700 T, but BANKRUPTs near $650 just as quick. Third, Irene calls for a $900 L, two I’s, and H for the Maui Jim gift tag, an E, a $700 F, and two A’s, after which she uncovers three G’s for the WC, a $550 M, the last vowel of O, and an N for the S.F. trip. We have…

/    /   (G)   /    /   (L)(I)(G)(H)(T)
/    /   (O)  /    /   (I)
/     /    (_)  /   /    (F)
(M)(A)(N)(A)(G)(E)(R)

…she completes the first down word w/ GOWN for a total of $10,650 cash & prizes.

SOLE DUD: S (Carmen)

SOLE BANKRUPT: Adam

Adam: $0/Irene: $11,650 cash & prizes WC/Carmen: $2K

 

Mystery Round: SONG LYRICS

Adam kicks off w/ a $500 T, an $800 N, five E’s, and five R’s via the MW near LaT before he takes the money for those (but that’s the $$$). After he buys four O’s, he gets the same normal BANKRUPT to forfeit $5,800. Irene’s second in line w/ a $900 M, two A’s and I’s, but then C for crud. Carmen thirdly digs up an $800 B, a $500 L, two U’s and an F while on the same MW and she flips it for the $10K. Next are three $700 S’s, a FP Y, and two $500 W’s before she tries to solve all of this…

B E / S U R E / T O
W E A R / S O M E
F L O W E R S / I N
Y O U R / _ A I R

…from “San Francisco” by Scott McKenzie, she gets “BE SURE TO WEAR SOME FLOWERS IN YOUR HAIR” for $14,650.

SOLE DUD: C (Irene)
HIS SECOND BANKRUPT: Adam

Adam: $0/Irene: $11,650 cash & prizes WC/Carmen: $16,650

 

PP/Express Round: PHRASE

All Irene here — she picks four T’s for the MDW, a $700 H, three E’s, two A’s, a $1K R pair, and M for the 1/2 CAR near $600, a $900 N, and a $500 L.

T H E / R O _ A L
T R E A T M E N T

In addition to another $2,850, she’ll be getting THE ROYAL TREATMENT at St. James’s Club Morgan Bay in ST. LUCIA worth $7,150.

PR

Adam: BUPKIS/Irene: $21,650 cash & prizes MDW WC/Carmen: $16,650

 

$3K Tossup: EVENT

A _ O C _ D O
F _ _ _ _ _ _ L

Irene solves AVOCADO FESTIVAL to be close to $25K.

Speed-Up: RHYME TIME

$1,650’s the FS amount. After three C’s are said late…

_ R O C _ S / S M O C _ S
& / S O C _ S

Adam was forced to say ’em again, but he gets FROCKS, SMOCKS & SOCKS for $6,600.

AIRED DUDS: T (Adam), W (Carmen), B (Irene), Y (Carmen)

FINAL SCORES
Adam: $6,600/Irene: $24,650 cash & prizes MDW WC/Carmen: $16,650

GT: $47,900
BANKRUPT TRASH: $6,500

 

MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ROUND #7
Irene lands on the G (hopefully for grand prize).

Category: PHRASE
Easy one, IMO…

_ E L _ _ / T _ E
_ _ R _ _ _ N

MWDO and C make the following additions…

_ E L O W / T _ E
_ O R _ _ O N

…after she solves, how far BELOW THE HORIZON was she in regards to the $1M? Five away — the S of SPIN. She leaves w/ $58,650 cash & prizes.

$5K SPIN ID: RC07507

MY RATING: 8

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3 thoughts on “WoF Recap: January 18, 2017

  1. jpgenius January 18, 2017 / 11:51 pm

    I got a thrill out of tonight’s episode.

    My rating: 8

    Like

    • ant0824 January 19, 2017 / 12:11 am

      And That BR Win surpasses the $130K we accumulated last week.

      Like

  2. colin roley January 19, 2017 / 5:01 am

    The Most Exciting Part Is The Million Dollar Bonus Round Which It Was Very Very Exciting And I Hope The God They Are Gonna Do That Again.

    Like

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