Somebody on YouTube posted video of this, so I want to thank him for the help.
EPISODE #6764: AMERICA’S GAME (WK. #3)
We’re on the “Winter Hideaway” set.
$1K Tossup: ON THE MAP
G _ _ _ Y S B _ _ G
This is a Pennsylvania city, and Megan has located GETTYSBURG. She’s the only female from this panel…
Megan Horne: champion care ambassador who serves as the internal concierge for senior living facilities (she also cans approx. 50 lbs of pickles every summer) from Milwaukee
Colby Hilken: business intelligence analyst for a large sneaker brand who’s ran 3 full marathons (and he’s about to finish his 40th 1/2 marathon) from Costa Mesa, CA
Joe Ridgeway: aerospace machinist from Lakewood, WA (grew up in Culver City)
$2K Tossup: PLACE
_ T H _ E _ _ C
_ L _ B
Joe has control w/ ATHLETIC CLUB.
FEATURED PRIZE: McGee’s Inn courtesy of bedandbreakfast.com
Round 1: PHRASE
Here he goes w/ a $650 S, the purchase of three I’s and E’s, four N’s for that Canada trip, buys of two A’s and three O’s, but next is the BANKRUPT near TD to lose $7,650 cash & trip. Over to Megan who puts in seven T’s for the Cabela’s gift tag, two U’s, a $600 D, and a $1,600 R pair before we see this…
D O N ’ T / E _ E N
T H I N _ / A _ O U T
S T A _ T I N _
_ I T H O U T / _ E
…she says “DON’T EVEN THINK ABOUT STARTING WITHOUT ME” for $6,450 cash & GT.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Joe
Joe: $2K/Megan: $7,450 cash & GT/Colby: $0
Mystery/Crossword Round: LET THERE BE LIGHT
All Megan here — she picks three R’s for $1,500, four E’s, two N’s for the 1/2 CAR next to $600, a single A, an $800 D, the other three vowels, a $3,500 G, and a $1,400 T pair.
. G R E E N
. E R
U _ T R A _ I O _ E T
. N D
ULTRAVIOLET is the remaining color for $6,950 — PR.
Joe: $2K/Megan: $14,400 cash & GT 1/2 CAR/Colby: NIL
Repeating Classic Bonus Puzzle: SHORT CIRCUIT (loss)
PP/Express Round: THING
Now that we finally get to hear from Colby, he starts with a $900 R, a couple E’s, and an S on EXPRESS before he GOES ABOARD.
Current Bank: $1,650
Next Choices: O…C for CRASH (he loses $1,400)
Second, Joe captures a $900 N, A and I singles, a $3,500 T, a single H and double D’s ($900 each for those three letters). On Vanna’s board…
_ O _ D E R _
_ H _ T E / S A N D
In addition to another $6,600, he’ll feel the POWDERY WHITE SAND near the Amsterdam Manor in ARUBA worth $6,300.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Colby
Joe: $14,900 cash & Aruba/Megan: $14,400 cash & GT/Colby: NADA
$3K Tossup: RHYME TIME
_ E A _
T H _ / _ E _ L
Colby’s able to SEAL THE DEAL in not going home w/ the pity $1K.
Round 4: WAYD?
All Colby here — he picks a $1,200 N pair, I and E singles, $2,600 from four T’s, four A’s, and a $600 S.
S T A N _ I N _ / A T
T _ E / A _ T A _
He’s STANDING AT THE ALTAR for $3,650 more — PR #2.
Joe: $14,900 cash & Aruba/Megan: $14,400 cash & GT/Colby: $6,650
Round 5: LIVING THING
Consonants are worth $1,500 apiece.
Chosen Letters: T…S…two R’s…G…B
S _ B _ R _ _ _
T _ G _ R
Megan tames a SIBERIAN TIGER for $3K more and the win.
Joe: $14,900 cash & Aruba/Megan: $17,400 cash & GT/Colby: $6,650
BANKRUPT TRASH: $9,050 cash & Ottawa
Three generic categories for Megan to choose from…
-THINGS (that’s the first time this season the plural form’s been offered)
She goes for PERSON.
$100K Bonus Round
Megan lands on the *. Muhammad Ali is one prominent example of this…
_ _ _ T _ R _ _ _ S
_ _ _ E R
DMPA KOs her out of the game completely, so she doesn’t win the keys to the Jeep Compass from this VICTORIOUS BOXER.
MY RATING: 6