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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

WOF Recap: June 4, 2013

EPISODE #5842: DAD'S WEEK

Encore Clip (2002): Kareem's MINERS & HOES blunder (the answer was FINGERS & TOES)

$1,000 Tossup: THING

_ E _ _ L Y
A L _ _ W _ _ _ E

The first bit of dough goes towards Carlos' WEEKLY ALLOWANCE. Tuesday's men...

Carlos Ray: director of human resources at USC and a culinary aficionado w/ son Carlos Jr. from downtown Encino
Paul Stremel: USPS manager of customer service operations w/ four kids (15-yr.-old Evalisa, 13-yr.-old Andrew, 3-yr.-old Gianna and 2-yr.-old Danielle) from Whitestone, NY
Ben Bowles: athletic trainer at Burleson Centennial HS w/ three kids (five-yr.-old Zeke, three-yr.-old Luke & Olivia's 1.5 yrs. old) from Crowley, TX

$2,000 Tossup: LIVING THINGS

B _ R _ S / O F
P R _ Y

Paul spots these BIRDS OF PREY.

The $5K SONY Store shopping spree will be available all week long unless otherwise noted.

Jackpot Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Paul leads off w/ the LAT. Second, Ben says N for nothing. Third, Carlos takes two T's for a $1,200 start; he follows up w/ three E's but then the MDW's right-side BANKRUPT. On Paul's second try, he uncovers an L, two A's, and two R's, but the same BANKRUPT cleans him out of $1,350. From here, it's all Ben...

A S T E R _ I D
F I E L D
& / S T R E A _

...and he solves ASTEROID "FIELD & STREAM"

SOLE DUD: N (Ben)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (Carlos, Paul)
LAT: Paul
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $8,650

Scores after R1
Ben: $2,550
Carlos: $1K
Paul: $2K

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Mystery Round: FUN & GAMES

First, Ben FPs two E's (one at the end) but then says the dud of N for the second round in a row. Second, Carlos gets a $600 T, three A's, and the same BANKRUPT he got before. Third, Paul spots a $3,500 R, two O's and four L's while on the MW next to LAT. He doesn't want to risk $3,250 (the right thing to do; that's the BANKRUPT one). Following that are a $350 Y but then the sole dud vowel of I. Afterwards, Ben says three Ss for $10,500...

R O Y A L / _ L _ S _
_ E A T S / A
_ _ L L / _ O _ S E

...and wins that amount for knowing that a ROYAL FLUSH BEATS A FULL HOUSE!

DUDS: N (Ben), I (Paul)
BANKRUPT: Carlos

Scores after R2
Ben: $13,050
Carlos: $1K
Paul: $2K

Bonus Puzzle Flashback (Sept. 23, 1992): THING
CDHO gave Robert...

C O R _

...but he still didn't get CORK and lost a gazebo/spa package.

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PRIZE PUZZLE Round: WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

On his second spin, Carlos FPs a single I. A little later, he gets the Beef Bucks gift tag w/ a J. Once he buys a single A to cleans out the vowels, he goes on to call $7K worth of two H's, a Y for the the 1/2 CAR near $300 and F for flunk. Second, Paul strikes out w/ the S. Third, Ben calls out two L's for $800 before hitting the other MDW BANKRUPT. Towards the end, Carlos wants a $3,500 W and spins once more for the M. He's ready to solve...

E N J O Y I N G / T H E
O L D / W O R L D
_ H A R M

In addition to another $16,650 cash and credit card, he'll be ENJOYING THE OLD WORLD CHARM during his stay at the Corinthia Hotel Budapest in HUNGARY courtesy of Hotwire worth $7K.

DUDS: F (Carlos), S (Paul)
BANKRUPT: Ben

Scores after R3
Ben: $13,050
Carlos: $24,650 cash and prizes
Paul: $2K

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$3,000 Tossup: AROUND THE HOUSE
 
L E A T H E R
R _ _ _ _ _ _ R

Don't relax on your LEATHER RECLINER now, Ben -- you're up to $16,050 w/ that correct answer.

Round 4: THE 90's (full $1,900 speed-up)

_ _ M _
_ M P R _ _ _ M _ N T

Ben recalls "HOME IMPROVEMENT" starring Tim Allen for $3,800.

(NOTE: A null cycle was edited out just before Ben called the P.)

(AIRED) DUDS: S (Ben), L (Carlos)

FINAL SCORES
Ben: $19,850
Carlos: $24,650 cash and prizes
Paul: $2K

CUMULATIVE TOTAL: $46,500
BANKRUPT TRASH: $3,450

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$100,000 Bonus Round
Carlos lands on the hopefully valuable '.

Category: THING
Let's see some RSTLNE, Vanna...

L _ _ _ R _
_ _ _ _ T

He's CDMA conservative...

L _ _ _ R _
_ A C _ T

...but he still wins the $35K off of this LUXURY YACHT for a final total of $59,650 cash and prizes!

$5K+ SPIN ID: SW4724148

MY EP. RATING: 8 out of 10

1 comment:

  1. GREAT episode (except for the flashbacks)! And great week overall.

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