EPISODE #6577: WHEEL LOVES NY
$1K Tossup: OCCUPATION
_ O _ / _ O G
_ _ _ _ _ _
Kathleen nails HOT DOG VENDOR. Like last night, we start in the middle for the interviewing…
Kathleen Hutson: works at a nonprofit focused on advocating for & defending children’s rights from Charlotte, NC
Nic Pope: Sequoia Church pastor who proposed to Katie on top of the Empire State Building from Fresno, CA
Cassie Bradley: steel drum player & sports mgmt. worker from Chicago
$2K Tossup: WAYD?
_ _ _ K _ N _ / F _ R
M _ / _ E _ S
I’m NOT actually LOOKING FOR MY KEYS, but Cassie has solved for control.
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: Mrs. Prindables
Round 1: PERSON
It’s all Cassie — she calls up a $1,300 pair of T’s, a $600 S, two E’s and A’s, five N’s for the NYC trip (this one is from collette), and four O’s.
A / _ A N / _ _ O
N E E _ S / N O
_ N T _ O _ _ _ T _ O N
I’m A MAN WHO NEEDS NO INTRODUCTION, and this lady has solved for $3,650 and that NYC trip worth $7,798.
Cassie: $13,448 cash & NYC/Kathleen: $1K/Nic: $0
Mystery Round: SAME NAME
Kathleen’s up first w/ three L’s for the 1/2 CAR near $600, two A’s, a $900 N, a $550 T, and vowel singles of E and I, then she says an M for the other 1/2 CAR, the last vowel of O…a $600 S…and a $1,300 pair of C’s before she goes for the big solve…
M A T I N _ / &
C L O S E
C A L L
She sure had one of the latter, didn’t she? MATING & CLOSE CALL wins her $19,340 in cash & Fiesta!
Cassie: $13,448 cash & NYC/Kathleen: $20,340 cash & Fiesta/Nic: $0
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
Now that we finally get to hear from Nic, he opens w/ three T’s for the WC, two A’s, a $1K H pair, and an E, followed by an $1,800 R pair, two I’s, a $650 P, the other two vowels, and two W’s while on EXPRESS before he GOES ABOARD.
Current Bank: $5,700
Next Choices: N…S…two L’s…D…F…Y
He asks that burning question for $12,700…
W H A T / A I R P O R T
S H O U L D / W E / F L Y
I N T O ?
…and he’ll be flying into the one near The Westin Ka’anapali in MAUI worth $10K.
THIRD PR IN A ROW!
Cassie: $13,448 cash & NYC/Kathleen: $20,340 cash & Fiesta/Nic: $22,700 cash & HI WC
$3K Tossup: PLACE
_ A _ _ / L O _ B Y
Up over $16K Cassie goes, because she’s solved MAIN LOBBY.
Look out, it’s a $6K FS! Late in this round, the A is bought for free, but Kathleen goofs w/ REALITY COMPETITION. Nic then buys the twin I’s…
_ E A L T _ _
C O M _ E T I T I O N
…I was hoping he would say the H’s instead, but he was truly a part of some HEALTHY COMPETITION and has solved for another $18K!
DUDS: S (Cassie), R (Kathleen), D (Cassie)
SOLE DQ: Kathleen’s missolve
Cassie: $16,448 cash & NYC/Kathleen: $20,340 cash & Fiesta/Nic: $40,700 cash & HI WC
$100K Bonus Round
Nic lands on the I of SPIN.
Two letters on the bottom to start…
_ _ _ _
_ N / T _ _
PBHO and G will give him at least the entire bottom line…
B _ _ _
O N / T O P
…but it was the B that helped him get BACK ON TOP, and he just won the Passat SE (technology pkg. included) worth $29,265, giving him a final total of $69,965 cash & prizes! BTW, that’s the first time in over three yrs. when two different players have won an automobile.
$5K SPIN ID: TN5248899
MY RATING: 9