WoF Recap: March 1, 2017


$1K Tossup: PHRASE

_ _ / O U R / B E S T
B _ H _ V I _ R

We’re ON OUR BEST BEHAVIOR as we watch this episode; Terence & Xavier are the first to score among this next panel of kids…

Terence Block & Xavier Stevenson (sr. & jr., respectively)

Emily Paszkiewicz & Jillian Kislow: have been friends since kindergarten

Madalyn Allen & Ashley Rinkenberger (jrs.): from Fox Lake, IL

$2K Tossup: THING

S C H _ _ _
C _ L E _ _ A R

Emily & Jillian don’t remember the category, as they blow it w/ SCHOOL COUNSELOR; Terence & Xavier triple up w/ SCHOOL CALENDAR.

Crossword Round: ROUND & ROUND

Those boys begin w/ a $600 T, but then S for sorry. Second, E&J call up a $500 R, a $1,200 pair of H’s, an N for the Canada wedge (it’s those tours from caravan.com), but then the sole dud vowel of A for awful. M&A are third in line w/ a $1,400 C pair, two I’s, but then the LaT. Back to the boys w/ an E, two U’s, a $1,300 G pair, and two O’s before they try to complete this grid…

/ (H)    /  (C)(I)(R)(C)(_)(E)
/  (O)   /    /    /  (I)
/  (_)   /     /    /  (G)

CIRCLE, DOUGHNUT and HOOP earn them the $2K minimum ($5K now)

DUDS: S (T&X), A (E&J)


Mystery Round: WAYD?

E&J instantly hit the MDW’s right side. M&A secondly try a $900 N, a $600 G, three $650 R’s, two I’s, an M for the ticketmaster gift tag, an $800 Y, but then C for crud. T&X thirdly pick off a $550 W, five T’s for $4K more, A, O and four E’s. We have…

W R I T I N G / A
_ E T T E R / T O / M Y
_ _ T _ R E / _ E _ _

I kinda wish I was WRITING A LETTER TO MY FUTURE SELF, but they’ve won another $3,800, and $8,800 overall.



PP/Express Round: PLACE

M&A are off and running w/ triple T’s and an H at $500 apiece, three E’s, but then the same MDW BANKRUPT to lose the $1,750 remainder. T&X are second in line w/ a $500 S, but then a bad I buy. Third for E&J are a $3,500 L, a $600 C, two O’s, but then D for dud on TD. After M&A BANKRUPT near $650, the boys put up a $700 W and the last vowel of two A’s…

T H E / C O O L E S T
W A T E _ / _ A _ _

…in addition to another seven Benjamins, they’re off to THE COOLEST WATER PARK at Beaches TURKS & CAICOS worth $14,600.

DUDS: I (T&X), D (E&J)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (M&A- three for them to their credit)

Boys: $24,100 cash & trips/Girl Pairs: $0 each



_ _ C / E _ R O N

Madalyn & Ashley are scoreless no more thanks to ZAC EFRON.

Round 4: FUN & GAMES

Their next picks are a $1,300 pair of N’s, but then R for roadblock. Second for those leading boys are a $650 G, an I, a $1,200 M pair, two A’s, a $500 K, two E’s, a $700 D, and the other two vowels.

M A K I N G / U _
D A N _ E / M O _ E _

They’re MAKING UP DANCE MOVES for the $2K minimum and $26,100 overall.


Speed-Up: ON THE MAP

$1,550’s the FS value on this Hump Day. An L is said midway through…

M _ L _ _ _ _ _ _
_ _ S _ _ N S _ N

M&A locate MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN for the $2K minimum.

DUDS: T (E&J), R (M&A)

Boys: $26,100 cash & trips/E&J: $2K GOOSEEGG/M&A: $5K

GT: $33,100


$100K Bonus Round
The S from AMERICA’S is landed on again.

Category: THING
Long one-wordy alert…

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ L _ _ N _

CMGA is of very limited help…

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ L _ _ N G

…Arnold Schwarzenegger would be disappointed here, because they can’t solve BODYBUILDING for the $34K.

$5K SPIN ID: KV81442866


2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: March 1, 2017

  1. jpgenius March 2, 2017 / 12:40 am

    If only the BR was F&G or the boys picked BGHO – they did a great job tonight.

    My rating: 7


  2. ant0824 March 2, 2017 / 1:03 am

    That BR loss resulting in a somewhat disappointing show. So there’s no $34K in their future or in the present… PBRW has gone bye-bye too.


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