The Disney weeks have been not-so-magical in the past few seasons especially the one we had early this season. Can they finally get it together this week?
EPISODE #6546: DISNEY SEA & SHORE WEEK
$1K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
D A N _ I N _ / O N
T H E / D _ _ K
Sarah & Scooter could be DANCING ON THE DECK or maybe these other couples…
Sarah & Scooter Hamilton: she’s a state analyst while he works for an ES and is an avid tabletop gamer; they’re from Sacramento
Mallory & Jesse Shrock: she’s an H.R. coord. while he’s a systems engineer from San Diego; both served in the Marine corps
Michael & Melissa Borunda: he’s an insurance agent in West L.A. and they were born in the same hospital
$5K SPIN ID: SW9312072
$2K Tossup: PERSON
A S P I _ I N G
_ R _ I _ T
The Shrocks solve ASPIRING ARTIST.
WEEKLONG DISNEY TRIP: Bahamas cruise worth $8,333
Round 1: FOOD & DRINK
They strike out on the spot w/ S. Second, the Borundas call up an $800 N, but then buy the sole dud vowel of O. Third, the Hamiltons take three L’s for the Luggage Factory gift tag, a $700 C, three A’s, a $500 V, and the other three vowels. But after a $550 K is a baddie of M. The Shrocks follow w/ a FP Y, but then the BANKRUPT near $2,500 to lose the 5 Benjamins. The Borundas then put up three F’s for $1,650 and eat up this…
F L U F F Y
V A N I L L A
C A K E
…for their first $2,200.
DUDS: S (Shrocks), O (Borundas), M (Hamiltons)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Shrocks
Crossword/Mystery Round: _____ SHOW
The Borundas are first w/ two T’s and go for what’s under the MW near LaT…ZIPPO. Second, the S fails a couple again, this time w/ the Hamiltons. Third, the Shrocks put up a $650 R, four A’s, but then P for phooey. The Borundas try again w/ an $800 M, but the I proves to be the sole dud vowel. After the Hamiltons LaT out, the Shrocks put up a $600 G, but the MDW’s right side takes that amount right back. Next for the Borundas are an E but then F for flunk while on TD. Once the Hamiltons miss again w/ H, the Shrocks put up a $500 B and two O’s…
(G) / / (B)(R)(O)(A)(_)(_)(A)(_)
(M) / / (A)
(E) / / (T)
…they complete the grid w/ BROADWAY & AUTO to double their two grand.
DUDS: S (Hamiltons), P (Shrocks), I (Borundas), F (Borundas), H (Hamiltons)
SOLE LaT: Hamiltons
BANKRUPTS: 2 (non-Hamilton families)
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
It’s all the Hamiltons — they pick two T’s for $1,600, two E’s, three $650 H’s, O, a $600 S, and two I’s.
T H E / _ _ _ _ / O _
T H E / I _ I S H
…they’re about to have THE LUCK OF THE IRISH, because they’ve won their first $3,400 and a $13K Adventure by Disney trip to DUBLIN, IRELAND.
Borundas: $2,200/Hamiltons: $16,400 cash & Ireland/Shrocks: $4K
$3K Tossup: SHOW BIZ
_ R A _ O !
_ _ A _ _ !
BRAVO! BRAVO! The Borundas solve for a new total of $5,200.
Consonants are worth $1,500 each. A T said midway through…
S _ L _ I N G
T _ I S / _ _ _ _ L _
…SOLVING THIS PUZZLE for $4,500 are the Shrocks.
Borunda so: $5,200/Hamiltons: $16,400 cash & Ireland/Shrocks: $8,500
BANKRUPT TRASH: $1,100
$100K Bonus Round
Be sure you enter each of this week’s bonus puzzles for your chance to win that Bahamas cruise. Sarah of the Hamiltons lands on the N of WIN.
Some letters on the bottom to start…
_ _ _ / _ _
T _ E / _ _ T _
HMCA fills in something completely…
_ _ _ / _ _
T H E / M A T H
…the entire bottom line…but they still don’t know the top. YOU (won’t) DO THE MATH of adding $34K to their total.
MY RATING: 5