EPISODE #6559: TEEN BEST FRIENDS
$1K Tossup: WAYD?
_ E E P _ N G
_ _ / R _ _ L
Lexie & Alex are KEEPING IT REAL. Thursday’s duos…
Lexie & Alex (srs.): met while on the debate team
Brandon Langer & Kelsey Kroning (srs.): from Chicago
Brayden Snyder & Treyden Atwell (sophomores): both own 100+ pairs of shoes; from Rosamond, CA
$2K Tossup: PROPER NAME
_ Y _ _
_ E _ N _ _ D S
Lexie & Alex also know that the star of “Deadpool” is RYAN REYNOLDS.
Round 1: SAME NAME
The girls kick things off w/ a $550 T, three S’s for a trip to Virginia, but then R for roadblock. Second, B&K call up two L’s for the DICK’s gift tag, FP a couple of P’s, but then BANKRUPT near $650 to lose $3K cash & GT. After B&T LaT out, the girls put up three E’s, a $1,400 C pair, and an $800 F…
S E L F _ E / &
P _ P S _ C L E
S T _ C _
…they solve SELFIE & POPSICLE STICK for $4K and trips to Williamsburg worth nine grand, making their total now a sweet 16 in cash & trips.
SOLE DUD: R (L&A)
SOLE LaT: B&T
SOLE BANKRUPT: B&K
Mystery Round: PHRASE
B&K are off and running w/ six S’s for $5,400, two E’s, a $2,400 N trio, three A’s, and two FP O’s, followed by a $650 D, four I’s, but then F for flunk to likely lose $7,700. The boys then put up a $1K pair of M’s…
_ _ A _ ‘ S / M I N E
I S / _ O _ _ S / A N D
_ _ A _ ‘ S / _ O _ _ S
I S / M I N E
…they say “WHAT’S MINE IS YOURS AND WHAT’S YOURS IS MINE” for the $2K minimum.
SOLE DUD: F (B&K)
Classic Bonus Puzzle (early ’93): THING
HCDA only gave the vowel…
S _ _
_ A S _
…but SKI MASK was still solved.
PP/Express Round: LIVING THINGS
Here go the boys w/ a $1K pair of T’s, a $650 S, three E’s, and two FP A’s, then they come up w/ a $1,300 pair of H’s, two I’s, four FP O’s, a $3,500 C, three N’s for $1,650 more, a U, and a $600 D before they try to solve all of this…
D O _ _ H I N S
_ E A _ I N _ / O U T
O _ / T H E / O C E A N
…sadly, they blow it w/ DOLPHINS PEAKING OUT OF THE OCEAN, so goodbye $7,950. The girls then put an $1,800 L pair…
D O L _ H I N S
L E A _ I N _ / O U T
O _ / T H E / O C E A N
…they’ll see DOLPHINS LEAPING OUT OF THE OCEAN at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel in HAWAII worth $14,174.
SOLE DQ: blown solve by the boys
Boys: $2K/Girls: $31,974 cash & trips/B&K: BAD SHAPE
$3K Tossup: ON THE MAP
J A _ K _ _ _ / _ O L E
W _ O M I _ G
Lexie & Alex locate JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING.
Watch out girls, it’s a $6K FS! After an M appears on top…
T _ M _
C _ _ S _ L _
…the boys get TIME CAPSULE for $12K.
DUDS: N (B&K), R (B&T), H (B&K), Y (B&K)
Boys: $14K/Girls: $34,974 cash & trips/B&K: $2K GOOSEEGG
BANKRUPT TRASH: $3K cash & GT
$100K Bonus Round
Lexie lands on the A of GAME.
Two letters on top to start…
_ L _ _ _ E _
BCMA only adds the frontloading consonant…
C L _ _ _ E _
…their minds were CLOGGED UP in a very bad way, because…
…THEY’RE THE SECOND $100K TEAM LOSERS THIS SEASON (fifth overall).
$5K SPIN ID: RM5638641
MY RATING: 6