WoF Recap: May 10, 2017


$1K Tossup: THINGS

_ O B E S / &
_ L I _ P E R S

Corrie might need ROBES & SLIPPERS if she wins tonight’s spa trip or these other ladies…

Corrie Calesa: 25-yr. hairdresser from Santee, CA

Terri Elliott: home health care aide by day & childcare provider by night from Cleveland, OH

Amy Harrison: Navy vet who was medically retired due to injury after three yrs. (she & her daughter enjoy making jewelry) from Marysville, WA

$2K Tossup: PLACE

G U _ _ _
B E D _ _ _ M

Corrie also solves GUEST BEDROOM.

TONIGHT’S SPA TRIP: Hilton Waikoloa Village

Crossword Round: RED ______

She opens w/ a $650 R, three E’s, a Y for that WC, a single, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to lose her starting amount and the WC. Second, Terri calls up a $1,300 pair of T’s, buys the last vowel of I, but hits the MDW’s right side to give back $1,050. Third, Amy strikes out on the spot w/ G. Corrie’s second turn sees her saying a $550 N, but then S for sorry. Terri follows w/ a $650 L, but then the LaT. Amy next plugs in a $1,300 pair of V’s, a FP W, but then a baddie of K. Corrie then attempts to complete this grid…

–    –    –    –    –    ( W )
(_)(A)(R)(_)(E)(T)     (I)
–    –    –    (Y)  –      (N)
–    –     (V)(E)(L)(V)(E)(T)

We’ve never had anybody add anything extra…until now — she adds an unnecessary “and” before saying the top across word. After Terri goofs w/ H, Amy gets rid of the “and” and says CARPET for $1,800.

DUDS: G (Amy), S (Corrie), K (Amy), H (Terri)
SOLE LaT: Terri
BANKRUPTS: 2 (Corrie & Terri)
SOLE DQ: Corrie’s “and” addition


Mystery Round: WAYD?

Terri’s initial picks are a T for the 1/2 CAR near $600, a $500 G, and a single E, followed by a $650 L, two A’s, but then S for sorry. Amy secondly FPs a pair of D’s, but then misses w/ R. Corrie thirdly uncovers six N’s for $3,900, buys five I’s and lights up a $500 C before she sees this…

_ I D D I N G / I N
A N / _ N L I N E
A _ C T I _ N

…I dunno if she’ll be BIDDING IN AN ONLINE AUCTION after winning another $4,150.

DUDS: S (Terri), R (Amy)

Terri: NIL/Amy: $1,800/Corrie: $7,150


PP/Express Round: PHRASE

First on Amy’s list are a $550 T, two A’s, but the R fails her again while she’s on the 1/2 CAR near $900. Corrie’s second in line w/ an $1,100 pair of N’s, an E, three S’s for the same 1/2 CAR, three I’s, and the last vowel of O, after which come an L for the MDW, a $500 D, and a $1K pair of H’s. We have…

T H I S / I S / O N E
H A _ _ _ / I S L A N D

In addition to another $3,350, THIS IS ONE HAPPY ISLAND she’s going to — the Amsterdam Manor in ARUBA.


Terri: NADA/Amy: $1,800/Corrie: $16,800 cash & trip MDW


$3K Tossup: RHYME TIME

_ _ / _ U N _ Y
H _ _ _ _

Corrie’s dead wrong by a letter w/ MY BUNNY HONEY.

_ _ / _ U N _ Y
H O _ _ Y

Amy repeats said response, except w/ the last two words reversed.

M Y / _ U N N Y
H O _ E Y

Terri’s finally on the board w/ MY FUNNY HONEY.


The T lets her down this time. Second for Amy is the BANKRUPT near TD. Third, Corrie forfeits her MDW to the other normal BANKRUPT. Terri then puts up a $1K pair of R’s, but S-U has commenced…

_ _ R _ _ _ _
_ _ _ R _ _ _

…w/ a $1,600 FS. On Corrie’s next turn, she inserts two N’s but comes up w/ a late and bad response w/ MORNING FLURRIES; I don’t think they’re living. Terri then says twin G’s…

_ _ R N _ N G
G L _ R _ _ S

…she was asked to say it again, but she makes the $5,800 solve of MORNING GLORIES.

INSTA-DUD: T (Terri)
INSTA-BANKRUPTS: 2 (Amy & Corrie)
SOLE DQ: Corrie’s blown solve

Terri: $8,800/Amy: $1,800/Corrie: $16,800 cash & trip

GT: $27,400
BANKRUPT TRASH (extras withheld): $1,700


$100K Bonus Round
The C’s been hit by Corrie.

Category: THING
This should be a no-brainer…

_ _ T
_ R _ _ E R T _

CPDO fills in all but the end letters…

_ O T
P R O P E R T _

This HOT PROPERTY belongs to her — a well-loaded MINI Hardtop 4dr worth $30,015; her final total’s $46,815 cash & prizes.

$5K SPIN ID: ES1569616



One thought on “WoF Recap: May 10, 2017

  1. jpgenius May 10, 2017 / 11:41 pm

    Corrie sure made a nice run after her mishaps.

    My rating: 7


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