February 18, 1998 recap May 19, 2019 15:39:27 GMT -5
Post by tenpoundhammer on May 19, 2019 15:39:27 GMT -5
Dawn Kershaw, Columbus, OH, has 6 sons from 2 to 13, former police officer married to a police officer
Clare Macintosh, Newport Beach, CA, 3rd grade teacher at Newport Heights Elementary
Craig Blanchard, Seattle, WA, married to Peggy, has two children, facilities manager at a computer corporation
Round 1: Husband & Wife
Dawn calls T, S, and R on $350, $250, and $250. After buying E, she gets the Free Spin with N, and uses it immediately after her next spin lands on Lose a Turn. Her final move is G on $700
G E _ R G E / &
_ _ R T _ _
_ _ S _ _ N G T _ N
For $3,200, she solves GEORGE & MARTHA WASHINGTON.
Lose a Turn: Dawn (Free Spin used)
Prize: Sears gift certificate, $3,500
Round 2: Before & After
Clare calls S and R on $600 and $300, then buys E. She picks up the Sears prize with H, then calls V and T on $500 and $900 before buying I.
I ' V E / H _ _ / I T
_ _ / T _ / H E R E
_ _ _ E S / T H E
_ R I _ E
She solves I'VE HAD IT UP TO HERE COMES THE BRIDE for $3,900 and the Prize.
Jackpot Round: Same Name
Craig calls R on Jackpot, then L on $700. After buying E, he hits Jackpot again for T, then buys A. After N on $350, he buys I, then calls a bad H on $450.
Dawn also hits Jackpot for S...
S _ R I N _ L E R / &
S _ L A R
S _ S T E _
...and solves SPRINKLER & SOLAR SYSTEM to claim the $6,500 Jackpot.
Dud: H (Craig)
Unclaimed: $1,000 (Craig)
Round 4: Title
Dawn calls T and H on $600 and $550, buy after buying E, she calls a bad S on $300.
Clare calls R on $600, buys O, and calls D on $250 before Lose a Turn stops her.
Craig tries W and Z on $450 and $350, but both he and Dawn hit Lose a Turn.
Back to Clare, who picks off F on $500...
T H E / W _ Z _ R D
O F / O Z
...and solves THE WIZARD OF OZ for $1,100.
Dud: S (Dawn)
Lose a Turn: Clare, Craig, Dawn
Unclaimed: $1,150 (Craig), $950 (Dawn)
Round 5: Thing
Final Spin: $400
C _ L D
R _ _ _ D _
After saying COLD ROWDY, she solves COLD REMEDY for $1,200.
Duds: T (Craig), N (Dawn), S (Clare)
Unclaimed: $400 (Dawn), $400 (Craig)
Craig: Lovely parting gifts
Dawn and Clare now get to play a tiebreaker round.
Final Final Spin: $900
_ R _ _ _ S T _ _ _
Clare solves GRANDSTAND for $1,800.
Only the second E has been claimed; she picks the H, and her puzzle is Thing:
S _ _ _
_ _ L _
C, D, M, O:
S _ _ M
M _ L _
After saying SWIM MILK, she solves SKIM MILK for a Chevy Camaro worth $22,311. End total: $33,811.