Wednesday, February 13, 2013

"Wheel of Fortune" 2/13

$1K T-U: Person

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Amanda & Shaun solve MY BETTER HALF. Going around the horn one more time:

Amanda & Shaun Anders (NYC; originally from Grand Rapids, MI)(seven yrs.)- She's a high-end hotel cocktail server, he's a residential real-estate seller; they did some missionary work last yr. in South Africa & are Packers fans
Kim & Mark Ongkeko (Orange County)(1.5 yrs. & have been together for eight yrs. overall- He's a quality insurance specialist, she's an attorney at a business employment litigation firm; they met at UCSB & she's pregnant
Samantha & Steve Dutton (Allentown, PA)(newlywed)- Have a five-month-old puppy named Winnie; these runners (who will run a marathon together this Spring) met at the University of Georgia's graduate school & are still working at Lehigh Univ.

$2K T-U: The 90's

_ L _ E _ _ E S S / _ N

_ E _ _ _ _ E

The Duttons know "SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE".

Featured Sandals Wedge Trip All Week (apparently): Ocho Rios

Egg.Land's Best Jackpot R: What Are You Doing?

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Duttons: 4 N's ($600), 4 I's, BANKRUPT (next to $650)
Anderses: 2 G's ($400), R ($550)
Ongkekos: W ($350), 2 A's, T ($650)
Duttons: P ($500 + 1/2 CAR next to $300)
Anderses: 2 L's ($700), E (NMV), 2 S's ($500 via FP)

_ L A S _ I N G

A / W I N N I N G

S _ I L E

Shaun should be FLASHING A WINNING SMILE, because they retain control & are credited w/ $2,950.

DUDS: P (Duttons), R (Anderses) & T (Ongkekos)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Duttons
LEFT BEHIND IN JACKPOT: $9,250

Current Scores:

Anderses: $3,950/Ongkekos: $0/Duttons: $2K

Mystery R: Same Letter

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_ _ _ / &

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Anderses: T ($500 + JAMAICA), LaT
Ongkekos: N ($500 + same 1/2 CAR), S ($500 + WC), A
Duttons: R ($600), E (FP), A
Anderses: C ($400)
Ongkekos: L (MW next to LaT & FLIPS...$10K), 2 I's, M ($450), 2 O's

_ O N _ E R _ _ L

_ I T / &

_ I S _ O M

Take away the first word of this puzzle & you've got a bonus puzzle solution from 1/16/07 which resulted in a $50K win- this couple solves WONDERFUL WIT & WISDOM for $10,700 & will start a crucial puzzle.

DUDS: A (Ongkekos) & C (Anderses)
SOLE LaT: Anderses
SOLE DQ: Duttons (A repeat)

Current Scores:

Anderses: $3,950/Ongkekos: $10,700 WC 1/2 CAR/Duttons: $2K

PP: Song Lyrics

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Ongkekos: BANKRUPT (MDW's left side)
Duttons: T ($500 + other 1/2 CAR), LaT
Anderses: H ($900), 5 E's, 2 S's ($600), 2 C's ($500 + MAUI JIM)

_ / C _ _ / S E E

C _ E _ _ _ _ / _ _ _

T H E / _ _ _ _

_ S / _ _ _ E

Amanda's able to recall Johnny Nash's "I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW THE RAIN IS GONE" for another $3,850 in cash & gift card & a $5.5K holiday to the Grand Antigua Resort & Spa.

SOLE LaT: Duttons
SOLE BANKRUPT: Ongkekos

Current Scores:

Anderses: $13,300 in cash & gifts/Ongkekos: $10,700/Duttons: $2K

$3K T-U: Characters

_ _ P _ _ E / _ _ D

_ _ I V _ / _ _ _

The Duttons ID POPEYE AND OLIVE OYL for a new sum of five thou.

R4: Around the House

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Duttons: 2 T's ($600), R ($650), 2 E's, 2 S's ($500), 2 A's, OTHER NATURAL BANKRUPT
Anderses: M ($700)

M A T _ _ _ _ _

S _ E A T E R S

They get the $1,300 bonus which they might spend on MATCHING SWEATERS.

SOLE BANKRUPT: Duttons

Current Scores:

Anderses: $15,300 in cash & prizes/Ongkekos: $10,700/Duttons: $5K

S-U: Phrase
FS: $1,300


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LETTERS: 4 T's, N, 2 S's, 2 H's, 2 G's

_ T / T H _ S / S T _ G _

_ _ / T H _ / G _ _ _

Kim's response AT THIS STAGE IN THE GAME is two letters off, but Mark's answer AT THIS STAGE OF THE GAME is right. Had the Duttons solved the puzzle before this one, the other two couples probably would've gone to SD.

Final Scores:

Anderses: $15,300 in cash & stuff/Ongkekos: $13,300/Duttons: $5K
GT: $33,600

TONIGHT'S BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding cardboard):
$5,700

$100K BR #102: Amanda spins the possibly dreaded &.

Prompt: Things

Leading off:

T _ _ _ _ - _ _ _ _

_ _ _ T S

CHOICES: CMDA- LOSS

BGHO would've been a definite KO combination blow to this pair- THIGH-HIGH BOOTS & they lose the MINI Roadster, which also means we have our second double-digit BR losing streak this season.

$5K SPIN ID #98: TM9631240

EPISODE RATING: 6

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