EPISODE #6591: WHEEL AROUND THE WORLD
$1K Tossup: THINGS
C _ A R G _ R S
& / A _ A _ T E R S
Jessi can’t get the last word.
C H A R G E R S
& / A D A _ T E R S
Tiffany just makes it in time w/ the right ones of CHARGERS & ADAPTERS. And she may need to bring those if she wins a trip tonight, or possibly these opponents…
Tiffany Jones: psychiatrist for a community mental health center on the suburbs of Cleveland who also plays the trombone from Solon, OH
Jessi Mattuchio: dental hygienist who’s part of an Italian family and one day wants to open her own vineyard/llama-walking experience from St. Albans, VT (orig. from Boston)
Dave Gaizler: assoc. acct. mgr. for a digital media co. who’s a Univ. of South Carolina alum from Seattle (orig. from Stamford, CT)
$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK
_ _ _ A D I A N
B _ _ O N
Jessi munches on some CANADIAN BACON.
WaTW WEDGE: Slovakia worth $7,500 (this is courtesy of smarTour)
Round 1: SONG LYRICS
Here she goes w/ a $1,200 pair of N’s, seven E’s, a $650 B, an I, a $1,300 pair of V’s, but the BANKRUPT near $650 takes away $2,650. Second, Dave FPs a single T, lights up an $1,800 pair of R’s, but then buys a worthless O. Tiffany then semi-spingles $500 Y and buys the last vowel of A…
I ‘ V E / B E E N
E V E R Y _ _ E R E
_ A N
…she solves Johnny Cash’s “I’VE BEEN EVERYWHERE MAN” for a $750 bonus and ties the other lady for the early lead.
DUDS (both by Dave): T & O
SOLE BANKRUPT: Jessi
Crossword/Mystery Round: WHICH WAY?
Dave’s at bat first w/ a $700 R, a $550 G, a $1,600 pair of H’s, an $1,800 T trio, and an I, after which he gets both 1/2 CARs w/ L and F, respectively (he got the one near $600 first), but then says a MAJOR DUD of N while on the Luggage Factory gift tag to leave $20,390 cash & Fiesta on the table. Tiffany then spingles for the last consonant of a $650 S…
– – -(L)(_)(F)(T)
– – – – (_)
– – – – (S)(_)(_)(T)(H)
She thinks LEFT, SOUTH and EAST are the remaining words…yes for another house minimum solve.
SOLE CRITICAL DUD: N (Dave)
PP/Express Round: WAYD?
All Tiffany here — she picks a $1,200 pair of G’s, two I’s, a $10,500 N trio, two O’s, a U, a $600 L, and three A’s.
L O U N G I N G / A _
_ _ _ / _ I A N O / _ A _
We have a PR — this lady has won another $11,300 and will be LOUNGING AT THE PIANO BAR at the Mango Bay Hotel in BARBADOS worth $9,100.
Dave: BAD SHAPE/Tiffany: $23,400 cash & trip/Jessi: $2K
$3K Tossup: PERSON
_ O _ _ / C L I _ B _R
Dave finally breaks through w/ ROCK CLIMBER.
Round 4: PHRASE
His next moves are a $500 T, three S’s for another $2,100, an A, a $600 N, four E’s, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to forfeit $2,700. Afterwards…
_ E T ‘ S / _ A _ E
S _ _ E / N _ _ S E
…LET’S (not) MAKE SOME NOISE for Tiffany who solves for yet another house minimum (two M’s, ma’am), but she’s up to $24,400.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Dave
Speed-Up: SHOW BIZ
Consonants are worth $1,900 apiece. A V is lit up late…
L _ V _
P _ R _ _ R M _ N C _
…Dave’s won another $3,800 in his LIVE PERFORMANCE.
AIRED DUDS: S (Dave), T (Tiffany)
Dave: $6,800/Tiffany: $24,400 cash & trip/Jessi: $2K
BANKRUPT TRASH: $5,350
$100K Bonus Round
They’ve offered this car two seasons ago on this theme and it’s back this week — a 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250. Tiffany lands on the potentially valuable ‘.
Here’s the third column of letters…
_ _ R _
_ _ R _
YCKO is an interesting combination…
_ _ R _
_ O R K
…she didn’t put enough HARD WORK into this because she only got the second word…
…AND EVEN MORE UNFORTUNATE NEWS — SHE’S THE SEVENTH NAME ON THIS SEASON’S $100K LOSERS LIST. Still no grand prize win this year…
$5K SPIN ID: RS9932429
MY RATING: 5
(And I’ve marked Michael Taylor as a spammer so his tech. win comments won’t be able to go through.)