EPISODE #6599: FABULOUS FLORIDA
$1K Tossup: PROPER NAME
T _ M _ _ / B A _
_ _ _ C _ N _ _ R S
Karline solves the NFL’s TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS. Info on Thursday’s Floridians…
Karline Saintus: Barry University grad student in biomedical science from Sunrise
Rainie Dasch: 20-yr. Navy vet & current defense analyst married for 37 yrs. from Plant City
Edward Irani: flight attendant from Wilton Manors
$2K Tossup: THINGS
_ T O C K _
& / _ _ _ _ S
Rainie has her first two grand in STOCKS & BONDS.
FEATURED FL TRIP: Beacon South Beach in Miami
Crossword Round: ON FIRE!
Here she goes w/ a T for the MDW, three S’s for $2,400, an E and three A’s, a $650 R, two O’s, and an I to clean out the vowel shop. She follows w/ three FP M’s, a $1,200 pair of H’s, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to forfeit $4,750 and the MDW. Over to Edward w/ an $1,800 pair of C’s, two L’s for the WC, a $700 W, but then the same normal BANKRUPT to give up $3,500 and the WC. Karline then SPINGLES for a $900 G…
– – – – – (O) – – (I)
– – – – – (G) – – (C)
– (M)(A)(T)(C)(H)(E)(S) – (_)
…she lights a WICK for a $100 bonus.
BANKRUPTS: 2 (those before Karline)
Mystery Round: WAYD?
Edward instantly lands on the MW near $650 and call up an R before taking the obvious gamble…OOPS. Second, Karline gets the same normal BANKRUPT she got before. Third, Rainie lights up three N’s for the Miami trip, I and O singles, two obvious G’s for $1,400 more, and the remaining non-U vowels. We have…
_ E E _ I N G
A N / O R A N G E
…she may be PEELING AN ORANGE in Miami, because she’s won that trip plus another $1,900.
BANKRUPTS: 2 (again, those before Karline)
Rainie: $10,400 cash & Miami/Edward: ZIP/Karline: $2K
PP/Express Round: ON THE MAP
Karline leads off w/ two T’s for the SwimOutlet.com gift tag, but then R for roadblock. Rainie secondly spots an $800 S, buys an E and four A’s, but then repeats the R. Edward thirdly puts up a $600 C, buys an O, but the same normal BANKRUPT strikes again to the tune of $350. Afterwards…
_ A _ _ _ _ _
O _ E A _ S
…Karline wins another $2K cash & GT plus a trip to a place that borders the ATLANTIC & PACIFIC OCEANS — PANAMA on that caravan.com tour.
SOLE DUD: R (Karline; repeated by Rainie)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Edward
Rainie: $10,400 cash & Miami/Edward: ZILCH/Karline: $10K cash & prizes
$3K Tossup: PERSON
_ R O _ _ _ N G
G U A R _
Up to $13K Karline goes after she solves CROSSING GUARD.
Round 4: RHYME TIME
Next from her mouth are four T’s for $2,400, three E’s, four FP A’s to quickly clean out the vowel shop, $1K pairs of H’s and K’s, a $550 C, but then a CRITICAL DUD of P to leave $4,700 on the table. As for Rainie…
T H A T / _ A _ / T A K E
T H E / C A K E
…she says “THAT MAY TAKE THE CAKE” to be $1,600 off the other lady.
SOLE DUD: P (Karline)
Speed-Up: AROUND THE HOUSE
This $1,500 FS will decide the match between the two ladies. A C is lit up on top…
D _ C _ R _ T _ _ _
P _ L L _ _ S
…Karline gets DECORATIVE PILLOWS for three grand and the win.
DUDS: N (Karline), M (Edward)
Rainie: $11,400 cash & Miami/Edward: $1K GOOSEEGG/Karline: $16K cash & prizes
BANKRUPT TRASH (excl. extras and MW risk): $8,600
$100K Bonus Round
The C envelope is what Karline must take.
To start this biggie…
_ N _ _ R _ _ T _ _ N
_ _ E R L _ _ _
PMCO might do it for her…
_ N _ O R M _ T _ _ N
O _ E R L O _ _
…she’s able to solve the INFORMATION OVERLOAD problem (though she didn’t get the first word right away), so she ends up w/ exactly 50 grand.
$5K SPIN ID: YB1931673
MY RATING: 7