EPISODE #6552: GREAT AMERICAN CITIES (SAN DIEGO)
$1K Tossup: LIVING THINGS
G _ _ _ / W H A L _ S
Paul goofs w/ GIANT WHALES .
G _ A Y / W H A L E S
Tracy spots the GRAY WHALES. She’s the only female from this panel…
Tracy Ferrer: robot seller from S.D.
Paul Prelle: Tri-City Christian School teacher (wife Jennifer started a ministry in Africa in ’07) from Vista
Jason Kugler: Navy Petty Officer for 22 yrs. (as well as instructor; he also restores cars) from Chula Vista
$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
_ / C U _ / O F
G R E E _ / T E A
Jason sips A CUP OF GREEN TEA.
Other Gift Tag of the Week: DICK’S
Round 1: PROPER NAME
He strikes out on the spot w/ R. Second, Tracy calls up a $1,200 pair of T’s, picks up the N for the WC, but BANKRUPTs near $650 to lose $1,700 and the WC. Third, Paul digs up two S’s for $1,100, two D’s to add $1,200, two A’s, two E’s, and three I’s, after which he says a $1,300 pair of M’s, G and three L’s at $700 a pop, two O’s, an $800 P, and the last vowel of U. We have…
O L _ M P I _
G O L D / M E D A L I S T
S _ A U N / _ _ I T E
…he IDs OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST SHAUN WHITE for $5,950.
INSTA-DUD: R (Jason)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Tracy
Crossword/Mystery Round: CORN ____
Tracy calls up two R’s and goes for what’s under the MW near LaT (she started to rip it apart when she tried to flip it over and Pat had to help out)…BANKRUPT anyway. Second, both men LaT out back-to-back (Paul tried to call for an S at that time). Tracy tries again w/ two $700 S’s, a $650 Y, but then L for loss. Paul follows w/ a C for the DICK’s gift tag, three O’s, an E, a $700 H, the last vowel of U, but then the MDW’s right side to give back $1,450 cash & GT. Jason then puts up a $600 D, a $500 W, a $1K B and a $500 P…
(O) / / / (O)
(B) / / / (_)
(S) / / / (S)(Y)(R)(U)(P)
…he munches on the corn DOGS for $2,600 a new total of $4,600.
SOLE DUD: L (Tracy)
LaTs: 2 (men)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (Tracy and Paul)
UNCLAIMED TRIP WEDGE: Beacon Hotel in Miami
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
Paul first can’t capitalize on TD w/ S for sorry. Second for Jason are two $900 T’s, two I’s, two A’s, an O, a $1K pair of F’s, and a $1,400 pair of H’s…
T H _ / _ H A _ _ _ / O F
A / _ I F _ T I _ _
…he’s won $3,450 and THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME on a UGANDAN SAFARI from Ker & Downey worth $11K.
INSTA-DUD: S (Paul)
Paul: $5,950/Jason: $19,050 cash & safari/Tracy: $1K
$3K Tossup: ON THE MAP
_ _ _ / _ A C _ F _ C
_ _ _ _ _
Paul pinpoints THE PACIFIC OCEAN.
Speed-Up: FUN & GAMES
$1,600 per consonant on this Tuesday. After two I’s are bough for free…
R _ N N I N _
T H _ / R _ _ I _ _
…Jason’sRUNNING THE RAPIDS for said FS amount.
Paul: $8,950/Jason: $20,650 cash & safari/Tracy: $1K
BANKRUPT TRASH (excl. WC): $3,150 cash & GT
$100K Bonus Round
Jason’s envelope will be the M of AMERICA’S.
Some end letters to get him started…
_ _ _ E R
_ _ _ _ L E
CMGI only adds…
_ _ _ E R
C _ _ _ L E
…CUTER COUPLE and OLDER COUPLE ain’t gonna work. POWER COUPLE would’ve been right for $40K.
$5K SPIN ID: YJ3958592
MY RATING: 6