EPISODE #6536: LEAVE WINTER BEHIND
$1K Tossup: PHRASE
H E _ _ O
S U _ S _ _ _ E !
Elsa (obviously not the one from “Frozen”) says “HELLO SUNSHINE!”. First players this week…
Elsa Kune: acct. director married from Stamford, CT
Karol Bose: CPA from Austin, TX
Toby Moore: bond trader & HS PA announcer from Tulsa
$2K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
_ I S _ O
D _ N _ I N G
Toby has control w/DISCO DANCING.
TRIP WEDGE: La Paz Waterfall Gardens/Peace Lodge in Costa Rica
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: Tuga.com (this is UV protective swimwear)
Round 1: LIVING THINGS
All Toby this round — he picks two $650 S’s, three E’s, A, a $500 T, an R for the C.R. trip, two $700 N’s, four I’s, and three $500 L’s.
_ A N _ E L I _ N S / &
T I _ E R / L I L I E S
With another $4,450, he might be seeing DANDELIONS & TIGER LILIES in C.R.; that PR was worth $10,550.
Toby: $12,550 cash & C.R./Elsa: $1K/Karol: $0
Mystery Round: SAME NAME
Here goes Elsa w/ three $600 N’s, three A’s, a $500 D, three E’s, and two R’s for the Tuga gift tag. She follows w/ a $500 Y, the last vowels of I and O, two $500 S’s, but then B for bad. Karol follows w/ three $700 T’s, but then the LaT. Toby then SPINGLES for a $650 H…
S E A T T _ E / A N D
_ E R R Y
_ A S H I N _ T O N
…he solves SEATTLE AND KERRY WASHINGTON for a $350 bonus.
SOLE DUD: B (Elsa)
SOLE LaT: Karol
PP/Express Round: PLACE
Karol insta-BANKRUPTs next to $650. From here, it’s all Toby — a $650 T, two E’s, three A’s, $650 R and S singles, O and two I’s to wipe out the vowel shop, a $3,500 N, a $550 M, two $650 C’s, and an L for the MDW.
R O M A N T I C
S I _ E _ A L _ / C A _ E
In addition to another $6,300, he could find a ROMANTIC SIDEWALK CAFE at the IBEROSTAR COZUMEL worth $6,400.
QUICK BANKRUPT: Karol
Toby: $26,250 cash & trips MDW/Elsa: $1K/Karol: ZILCH
$3K Tossup: CHARACTERS
_ A _ _ _ L
_ _ D / _ _ _ _ E L
Toby catches “HANSEL & GRETEL” to get closer to the $30K mark.
Round 4: SONG LYRICS
He LaTs out right out of the gate. Second for Elsa are four $500 L’s, and two I’s…
I / _ I L L / _ L _ _ _ _
L _ _ _ / _ _ _
…she quickly recites Whitney Houston’s “I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU” for $1,750 and a new total of $2,750.
Round 5: PERSON
The middle lady begins w/ an $800 R, two E’s, a $700 S, two $650 S’s, but then a baddie of O. Karol then SEMI-SPINGLES for a $600 L and two U’s…
_ _ _ T E U R
S L E U T _
…she solves AMATEUR SLEUTH to finally get on the board.
SOLE DUD: O (Elsa)
$1,550’s the FS value on this Monday. After an L appears on top…
S _ L _ N T
_ _ _ T _ _ N
…Toby solves SILENT AUCTION for another $4,650.
SOLE DUD: R (Elsa)
Toby: $33,900 cash & trips MDW/Elsa: $2,750/Karol: $1K
NO BANKRUPT TRASH
MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ROUND #9
The next SUV waiting to be won is a 2017 Jeep Cherokee Latitude. After we see son Robert holding the MDW, Toby lands on the M of AMERICA’S.
I know it already…
_ _ _ _ N _
_ / _ _ S _ T
But he CDMOs out, so he won’t be PAYING A VISIT to the bank and cashing in the $34K.
$1M SPOT: A of GAME
$5K SPIN ID: SK9233812
MY RATING: 7