EPISODE #6628: SUMMER VACATION
$1K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
_ _ R _ W _ _ _
W _ _ _ _ / _ A _ L O _ _ S
Courtney loves the idea of THROWING WATER BALLOONS. She’s the only female from this midweek panel…
Courtney Morris: from San Clemente, CA
James Reed: restaurant mgr. & storm chaser from Chadron, NE (orig. from Oklahoma City)
Whitney Byrd: a male quality assurance specialist & Army vet of 24yrs from Chicago
$2K Tossup: SHOW BIZ
T _ / S _ A R _ _ N G
_ _ _ E
Courtney has THE STARRING ROLE to triple up.
TRIP WEDGE: Si Como No in Costa Rica
Round 1: SONG/ARTIST
But she says an instant negative of N. Second, James hits FP four times in a row and calls up three E’s, O, I and T. Next is a $1,300 H pair, a single A, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to lose $1,550. Third, Whitney takes an $1,800 B trio, buys a U, but the MDW’s left side takes away his own $1,550. Courtney follows w/ a $1,200 pair of Y’s, two S’s for the C.R. trip, and a $600 C before she tries to solve this…
S U _ _ E _ / _ I _ _
B Y / T H E / B E A C H
B O Y S
“SURFER GIRL” BY THE BEACH BOYS is right for $2,800 and the C.R. trip.
Courtney: $12,728 cash & C.R./Men: $0 each
SOLE DUD: N (Courtney)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (men)
Crossword/Mystery Round: HOUSE _________
James is up first w/ a T for the WC, a $500 R, two E’s and an A, an $1,800 S trio, but then the sole dud vowel of O. Whitney secondly picks a $600 G, but then M for mistake on TD. Courtney thirdly digs up a $1,400 pair of R’s, the other two vowels, an $1,100 pair of L’s, and an $800 C before the same normal BANKRUPT steals $2,800. Afterwards…
— (C) — — — — (_)
— (A) — — (G)(U)(E)(S)(T)
— (L) — — — — (_)
…James has the KEYS to unlock his first $2,050.
DUDS: O (James), M (Whitney)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Courtney
Courtney: $12,728 cash & C.R./James: $2,050 WC/Whitney: ZIP
PP/Express Round: SAME LETTER
Whitney’s off to a $10,500 start w/ three S’s, buys three E’s and an A, but then says T for terrible. Courtney has the same result w/ N. James then uncovers the SL bonus of three L’s and goes aboard the EXPRESS.
Next Choices: the two non-O vowels and the R
He’s won another $4,500 and will enjoy the…
L E I S
L U A U S
L E I S U R E
…at the Outrigger Reef Waikiki in HAWAII.
DUDS: T (Whitney), N (Courtney)
Courtney: $12,728 cash & C.R./James: $14,329 cash & HI WC/Whitney: ZILCH
$3K Tossup: PERSON
M _ _ _ _ _ – _ _ – _ _ W
James quickly gets MOTHER-IN-LAW.
Round 4: WAYD?
It’s all James — he picks a $500 G, two I’s, a $500 N, a $600 L, an E, a $550 F, an $1,100 pair of D’s, and the last vowel of three A’s.
_ A _ I N G / A
F I E L D / D A _
He’s HAVING A FIELD DAY at least for the moment.
Courtney: $12,728 cash & C.R./James: $19,829 cash & HI WC/Whitney: BAD SHAPE
$1,500’s the FS. Two H’s are said late…
H _ N _ / _ N / T _
_ _ _ R / H _ T S
HANG ON TO YOUR HATS — Courtney makes the $4,500 solve.
DUDS: M (Whitney), P (Courtney), D (Whitney)
Courtney: $17,228 cash & C.R./James: $19,829 cash & HI WC/Whitney: $1K GOOSEEGG
BANKRUPT TRASH: $5,900
$100K Bonus Round
James had landed on the M of AMERICA’S.
Category: ON THE MAP
The first letters Vanna has shown us…
_ _ _ _ _ T _
_ N _ / T _ _ E _ _
After saying GHCO and M, I can tell you that these are two cities in Kansas…
_ _ C H _ T _
_ N _ / T O _ E _ _
…but he doesn’t pinpoint WICHITA AND TOPEKA, so he won’t be driving to those in the Wrangler.
$5K SPIN ID: DH15570
MY RATING: 6