EPISODE #6529: CALIFORNIA COAST
$1K Tossup: ON THE MAP
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Emily has traveled down VENICE BOULEVARD. And she’s the only female from this panel…
Emily Turman: dir. of operations for a wealth mgmt. firm from Richmond, VA
Kevin Kresch: attorney & Detroit sports fan w/ ten nieces & nephews from Ferndale, MI
Miguel Davis: HS English teacher from Chicago
$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
C _ _ _ _ _ N
_ _ D / _ A F _ E S
I’ve never had CHICKEN AND WAFFLES together, but Miguel solves for control.
CC TRIP: The Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego
Round 1: FUN & GAMES
He opens w/ a T and two R’s at $650 apiece, A and O vowel singles, two E’s, but then the A recall. Second, Emily calls up three N’s for the WC, the other two vowels, and two C’s for that MDW. We have…
C R U I S I N _ / I N
A / C O N _ E R T I _ _ E
…I kinda wish someone would be CRUISING IN A CONVERTIBLE this week, but she has solved to tie Miguel for the early lead.
SOLE DQ: Miguel’s A repeat
Crossword/Mystery Round: ONE NAME ONLY
All of the words here are one-named female musical artists.
Here goes Emily with the pickings of an R for the Birk Sun gift tag, three $600 N’s, three A’s, and four E’s, after which come a $1,600 H pair, $3,500 D and L singles (latter courtesy of her WC), and a $700 C before we see…
/ / / / / (H)
/ / / / / (R)(_)(H)(A)(N)(N)(A)
…BEYONCE, CHER, ADELE & RHIANNA win her $12,100 cash & backpacks.
Miguel: $2K/Emily: $14,100 cash & backpacks MDW/Kevin: $0
PP/Express Round: LIVING THINGS
Now that we finally get to hear from Kevin, he first spins up a $700 N, but then the BANKRUPT near $650. Miguel secondly gets the exact same fate. Third, Emily puts up a D for the 1/2 CAR near $900, four A’s, but no more w/ T. Kevin tries again w/ two S’s to take the Fiesta out of play, but then a worthless E. Miguel follows w/ a $600 R, but then L for loss. After Emily spins up the other normal BANKRUPT to lose the other 1/2 of her $500 and her extras…
_ A _ _ A R S
A N D / _ _ _ A S
…Kevin will see the JAGUARS AND PUMAS in COSTA RICA at the Lapaz Waterfall Gardens worth $6,100.
DUDS: T (Emily), E (Kevin), L (Miguel)
BANKRUPTS: 3 (whole panel)
Miguel: $2K/Emily: $14,100 cash & backpacks/Kevin: $6,850 cash & C.R.
$3K Tossup: PROPER NAME
J _ _ _ I _ E R
_ A W _ _ N _ _
Kevin’s nearing the five-figure mark w/ “Hunger Games” star JENNIFER LAWRENCE.
Round 4: PHRASE
His first moves are a $500 N, but then the BANKRUPT near $650. Miguel secondly strikes out w/ S. Afterwards, it’s all Emily — three $900 T’s, two A’s and E’s, two $650 L’s, two I’s and O’s to finish off the vowels, and a $1K pair of R’s.
A / L I T T L E
_ R E A T _ I N _ / R O O _
Here’s A LITTLE (more) BREATHING ROOM — $4K extra.
SOLE DUD: S (Miguel)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Kevin
Miguel: $2K/Emily: $18,100 cash & backpacks/Kevin: $9,850 cash & C.R.
$1,600’s the FS on this Thursday. After a C pops up on top…
S _ C R _ T
_ N _ R _ _ _ _ N T
…Kevin comes up w/ a SECRET INGREDIENT worth $3,200.
SOLE DUD: P (Miguel)
Miguel: $2K/Emily: $18,100 cash & backpacks/Kevin: $13,050 cash & C.R.
BANKRUPT TRASH (not including extras): $1,450
$100K Bonus Round
Emily’s envelope will be the M of GAME.
I got it already…
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She goes w/ the CHIP strategy…
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_ E H _ _ I _ R
…her HUMAN BEHAVIOR is NOT good enough to win $50K.
$5K SPIN ID: DR3955879
MY RATING: 6