WoF Recap: June 9, 2017 — SEASON 34 FINALE

EPISODE #6630: SUMMER VACATION

$1K Tossup: SONG TITLE

S A T _ _ D A Y / I N
T H E / _ A R _

Michelle solves Chicago’s “SATURDAY IN THE PARK” and let’s meet our final three players this season beginning w/ her in the middle…

Michelle Rapone: Connetquot HS business teacher (she lets students spin a wheel in her classroom) from Ronkonkoma, NY

Darryl Lam: owner of three chihuahuas from San Diego

Kris Peterson: nurse coordinator at hospital who’s been a nurse for 23 yrs. from Hampton, NJ

$2K Tossup: WAYD?

P L _ _ _ N G
G U _ _ _ R

Darryl’s correct w/ PLAYING GUITAR.

TRIP WEDGE: smarTour of Spain

Crossword Round: _______ BOARD

He opens w/ a $700 S, two E’s, a T for the Maui Jim gift tag, but then H for hush on the MDW. Second, Kris calls up a $550 D, four A’s, and a $1,400 pair of R’s, but the BANKRUPT near $2,500 takes away $1,700. Third, Michelle takes a $600 K, the last vowel of I, an $800 N, and a $700 G before we see this grid…

—    —   (D)(R)(A)(_)(I)(N)(G)
—  —     (A) —   —  —  — (A)
—  —     (R) —   —  —  — (_)
(S)(K)(A)(T)(E) —  —   — (E)

DRAWING (and) GAME are the missing entries for $1,850 and $2,850 overall.

SOLE DUD: H (Darryl)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Kris

 

Mystery Round: EVENT

N for no is how Kris starts on the MW near $650. Michelle secondly uncovers five T’s on the other MW and tries to double the $5K buyout…she got the wrong one. Darryl thirdly repeats the N on the Spain trip. Kris next digs up a $1,300 R pair, a $1,200 H pair, seven E’s, an L for that MDW, three A’s, and two U’s. After a $650 F and twin O’s…

_ O U _ L E
F E A T U R E / A T
T H E / _ O _ _ E
T H E A T E R

…she solves DOUBLE FEATURE AT THE MOVIE THEATER for $2,150.

SOLE DUD: N (Kris; duplicated by Darryl)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Michelle

Kris: $2,150 MDW/Michelle: $2,850/Darryl: $2K

 

PP/Express Round: FUN & GAMES

We have an instant dud for the second round in a row, this time w/ Michelle and her T call. Darryl doesn’t do any better w/ the LaT. Kris then uncovers a $2,400 N trio, a $900 G, the obvious I, O, five S’s for another $3,250, and two A’s. We have…

S A _ S A
_ A N _ I N G
_ _ S S O N S

…in addition to another $5,800, she should take some SALSA DANCING LESSONS while at the InterContinental San Juan in PUERTO RICO.

SOLE DUD: T (Michelle)
SOLE LaT: Darryl

Kris: $16,350 cash & P.R. MDW/Michelle: $2,850/Darryl: $2K

 

$3K Tossup: PROPER NAME

_ M M _ / _ _ T _ O N

She was the Belle from the live-action “Beauty and the Beast”, and Michelle knows that’s EMMA WATSON.

Round 4: PHRASE

Next on her hit list are a $600 S, I, a $500 T, three A’s, but then L for loss and it’s time for the final S-U of the season…

I T ‘ S / _ _ _ _ / A
_ A _ _ _ _ / _ _ A _

…w/ the leftover consonants valued at $1,500 each. Two R’s are said by said middle lady on her next turn…

I T ‘ S / _ _ _ N / A
_ A N N _ R / _ _ A R

…she says “IT’S BEEN A BANNER YEAR” (I wish it was this season) for $3,600.

SOLE DUD BEFORE FS: L (Michelle)
SOLE DUD IN S-U: D (Darryl)

FINAL SCORES
Kris: $16,350 cash & P.R. MDW/Michelle: $9,450/Darryl: $2K

GT: $27,800
BANKRUPT TRASH (MW risk excluded): $1,700

 

MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ROUND #12 (and FINAL of season)
Kris has nobody w/ her, so Vanna is holding that MDW and she lands on the &.

Category: PHRASE
Reveal the RSTLNE legend…

_ E _ _ N _
_ _ _ _ _ R E

DPOC are all up there…

_ E _ O N D
C O _ P _ R E

but her puzzle-solving skills are still NOT BEYOND COMPARE (it means greater than any other) because she blows the first word w/ SECOND and she loses…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…the Wrangler.

$1M HIDEOUT: S of SPIN (four away) — Pat mistakenly checked the * and the other S, both of which had the Jeep)

$5K SPIN ID: SH3027442

MY RATING: 5

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2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: June 9, 2017 — SEASON 34 FINALE

  1. jpgenius June 9, 2017 / 10:20 pm

    Fairly dull end to the season. And how Kris didn’t get the BR is beyond me.

    My rating: 6

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  2. ryan adrian mcclelland June 21, 2017 / 6:08 pm

    Glad to see all 3 players win money which is a good thing. Too bad Kris couldn’t get the bonus round puzzle, what a doubtful way to end the season

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