EPISODE #6647: WEEKEND ESCAPES
$1K Tossup: PERSON
T R _ V _ L
P _ R T _ _ R
Joseph blanks out.
T R A V _ L
P _ R T _ _ R
Christina brought her TRAVEL PARTNER. Meeting the contest in order…
Christina Alva: full-time programmer and author of an advancement in the workplace which she co-wrote w/ her sister from Elkridge, MD
Joseph Pugh: quality assurance specialist out of Tinker Air Force Base and is also a student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University who spent six yrs. in the Navy from Oklahoma City
Julie Canales: PTA vice president of sponsorship from Cumming, GA
$2K Tossup: WAYW?
_ K _ _ N Y
_ _ _ _ _
Julie quickly gets a pair of SKINNY JEANS.
FEATURED WE: Beacon Hotel in Miami
Other Gift Tag of the Week: Maui Jim
Round 1: SAME LETTER
She begins the proceeding w/ a $1K pair of T’s, two E’s, the SL bonus of three $900 S’s, three A’s, but then N for negative. Second, Christina wastes a turn w/ the BANKRUPT near $650. Third, Joseph spins his way to a $700 R (we got a shot of the nearby MW by mistake), but then the LaT. Back to Julie who says a $600 C, an O, two C’s for the WC, the last vowel of U, and a $600 G before she tries to solve all of this…
S P E C T A C U _ A R
S T A G E
S _ O _
…SPECTACULAR STAGE SHOW is correct for $5,900.
SOLE DUD: N (Julie)
SOLE LaT: Joseph
SOLE BANKRUPT: Christina
Christina: $1K/Joseph: $0/Julie: $7,900 WC
Mystery Round: QUOTATION
Here goes Christina w/ three T’s an an R at $650 apiece, a couple E’s, but then the other normal BANKRUPT to lose $2,350. From here, it’s all Joseph — four $700 H’s, two I’s, a $1,200 pair of W’s, four A’s, an $1,800 N trio, and a $1K pair of S’s. Board…
A N _ / T H E / _ I S H
R A N / A W A _ / W I T H
T H E / S _ _ _ N
He exactly recites “AND THE DISH RAN AWAY WITH THE SPOON” (from “Hey Diddle Diddle) for $6,300.
SECOND BANKRUPT OF GAME: Christina
Christina: $1K/Joseph: $6,300/Julie: $7,900 WC
PP/Express Round: FUN & GAMES
But the man instantly spins the same BANKRUPT Christina got in the last round. Second in Julie’s future are an $1,100 T pair, four E’s, but then A for awful. Christina thirdly FPs a single H, but that same pesky BANKRUPT strikes again. Joseph then picks off a $1K pair of S’s, two R’s to double up, and a $650 F. We have at this moment…
T H E / _ E S T
S _ R F _ _ _ / E _ E R
…he’s about to experience THE BEST SURFING EVER at the Mauna Lani Bay in HAWAII worth $7,054..
SOLE DUD: A (Julie)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (Joseph, Christina)
Christina: $1K/Joseph: $16,804 cash & HI/Julie: $7,900 WC
$3K Tossup: THING
_ O R _ _ – D R _ W N
_ A R _ _ A G _
Julie takes some more money from a HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE.
Round 4: WAYD?
After she says she’s married to Carl for 13 yrs., she chooses a $600 T, two S’s and R’s at $10K each (the latter courtesy of her WC), two E’s a, an an A before we see…
S _ _ E R _ A R _ E T
S _ _ _ _ _ _ _
…she can do a whole lot of SUPERMARKET SHOPPING w/ $20,100!
Christina: $1K/Joseph: $16,804 cash & HI/Julie: $31K
Round 5: ON THE MAP
Christina starts this 10-letter answer w/ a $600 T, but then R for roadblock. Joseph secondly BANKRUPTs near $650. Third for Julie are a $1,200 pair of S’s, but then a worthless E buy. Christina then inserts a $700 C…
_ _ _ S _ S
C _ T _
Home of the NFL’s Chiefs and the MLB’s Royals, she locates KANSAS CITY for $1,300.
DUDS: R (Christina), E (Julie)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Joseph
Christina: $2,300/Joseph: $16,804 cash & HI/Julie: $31K
Speed-Up: AROUND THE HOUSE
Consonants pay off at $1,550 apiece. Late in this round, Julie puts up the H, but she goofs w/ MONKEY BRANCH. Christina then uncovers the Y…
M _ N K _ Y
_ R _ N C H
…she gets MONKEY WRENCH for $3,100
DUDS: S (Julie), T (Christina), L (Julie), B (Julie), A (Christina)
SOLE DQ: Julie’s missolve
Christina: $5,400/Joseph: $16,804 cash & HI/Julie: $31K
BANKRUPT TRASH: $2,850
We have these BR topics for Julie…
Well, surprise me — she’s the first player all season long to go for THING.
$100K Bonus Round
Julie has the S envelope from AMERICA’S. Opening layout…
_ _ L _
_ _ N _ E _ T
PKHO adds some more help…
_ O L _
_ O N _ E P T
She has the BOLD CONCEPT of picking the hot vowel along w/ the P (albeit she didn’t say the C’s) to leave w/ $66K.
MY RATING: 8