EPISODE #6571: SOUTHERN CHARM
$1K Tossup: WAYD?
A D D _ _ _ / _
_ E _ _ O _ _ L / T O _ _ H
Joanna’s ADDING A PERSONAL TOUCH and she’ll be greeted first…
Joanna Duesler: worker at a mental health agency from Garden Grove, CA
Lanett Grant: married to a sailor for almost thirteen yrs. from Spring Valley, CA; also, she was in Belgium while her dad was in the Army
Devin Carroll: key account mgr. for a large consumer products co. from Montclair, NJ
$2K Tossup: THINGS
L I _ _ T I C K
& / _ A S _ _ R A
Joanna’s already got her LIPSTICK & MASCARA.
Round 1: TITLE
The letter search begins w/ two T’s for $1,100, two H’s for the Southern Charm wedge, and five E’s, after which she picks a $700 S, an O, an $1,100 pair of F’s, and the other three vowels. Board…
T H E
A _ _ E _ T U _ E S / O F
H U _ _ _ E _ E _ _ _
F I _ _
…she solves “THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN” for $2,650 and a trip to the Monmouth Historic Inn and Gardens in Mississippi worth $6,052; her total after three puzzles is now $11,702 cash & trip.
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Lanett’s up first w/ an $1,800 T trio, but then S for sorry on the WC. Second, Devin calls up two R’s and an N at $700 each, an A, and two E’s, a $650 L, and the other three vowels, but the MDW’s left side forces him to give up $1,500. Afterwards…
_ A T T L E
_ R I _ E –
T _ R O U _ _
_ I N _ O _
…Joanna zips by a CATTLE DRIVE-THROUGH WINDOW for another grand.
SOLE DUD: S (Lanett)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Devin
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
Devin opens w/ a $650 S, but then the BANKRUPT near TD. Second for our big leader Joanna are three T’s for $1,800, two A’s, a $2,100 H trio, two I’s, a $900 W, and an O before she tries to claim another trip…
I / _ O _ _ / I T / W H _ _
T H A T / H A _ _ _ _ S
I LOVE IT WHEN THAT HAPPENS — you see a player liker her on a roll and she’s won her second trip to the Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts in JAMAICA worth $7,053.
SECOND BANKRUPT: Devin
Unclaimed $ GT for Most of the Week: Southern Living
Joanna: $23,805 cash & trips/Everybody Else: ZERO a head
$3K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
_ _ S _
_ _ _ _ _ E S
Devin denies the maingame sweep bid w/ HUSH PUPPIES.
Round 4: PEOPLE
Next on his rundown are a $500 R, a $600 S, E, A, O , and the last vowel of I via FP, but the same normal BANKRUPT takes away the $350 remainder. Joanna then puts up an $1,100 pair of T’s, a $1,300 L pair, and a $700 N…
T A L _ I N _
T O _ _ L E R S
…these TALKING TODDLERS will cheer at her latest solve worth another $3,100; she now has $26,905 to her credit.
THIRD BANKRUPT: Devin
Round 5: IN THE KITCHEN
All Joanna here — four R’s for $2,800, three E’s and two A’s, a $5K N, and the leftover vowels of I and O.
R E _ R I _ E R A _ O R
_ A _ N E _ _
She gets REFRIGERATOR MAGNETS for $6,800 and her subtotal stands at $33,705.
$6K per consonant to start this week! Joanna puts up two N’s early on, but she goofs w/ MAKING BRUNCH. Lanett next inserts the D, but she also whiffs w/ SECOND BRUNCH. A dud of P and a C later…
_ _ _ _ _ N D
_ R _ N C _
…Joanna probably doesn’t need a WEEKEND BRUNCH, because she’s won another $18K!
AIRED DUDS: T (Lanett), P (Devin)
DQs: 2 (missolves by the ladies)
Lanett: $1K GOOSEEGG/Devin: $3K/Joanna: $51,705 cash & trips
BANKRUPT TRASH: $2,500
$100K Bonus Round
The sedan that could be won this week is a Ford Fusion. Joanna lands on the S of AMERICA’S.
The last letter of the second and third words are…
_ _ _ _ / _ _ _ R
_ _ _ S
MPCO gives her at least the top line…
P _ C _ / _ O _ R
_ _ _ S
PACK YOUR BAGS, ma’am, and don’t spend the $34K you just won in one place; her final total is $85,705 cash & trips!
(We’ve also learned that she has TIED THE ONE-EPISODE PUZZLE SOLVE RECORD OF NINE.)
$5K SPIN ID: SB7359513
MY RATING: 9