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Chad (business owner in MIN who’s married): Natalie Morales & Chelsea Handler
Lauren (axe thrower): Mary & Willie Garson

R1:
Turn #1 Answers (Chelsea v. Mary): MATTRESS, ELTON JOHN, LIGHTER, FRENCH KISS & EMERALD
Bid (opening bid was 22): 14 (Mary)- CLEARED
Turn #2 Answers: SNEAKER, MAYOR, FROZEN, GOTHAM CITY & BUDWEISER 
Bid (opening bid was 24): 12 (Lauren)- 2-FOR-2

CP: eBags

Turn #3 Answers: FLIGHT ATTENDANT, McDONALD’S, SELFIE STICK, EXPLOSION & GARBAGE
Bid: 12 (Natalie)- CHAD WAS ON THE BOARD

R2:
1st Answers: CHOCOLATE CHIP, CAULIFLOWER (Lauren) & DRY CLEANER (Chad)
2nd Answers: STATUE OF LIBERTY (Chad), MOULIN ROUGE (Lauren) & GREAT WALL OF CHINA 
3rd Answers: LEI (Lauren), CREED & REARVIEW MIRROR (Chad)
4th Answers: GALLON, ASTEROID (Chad) & BIKINI BOTTOM (Lauren)
Last Answers: GOSSIP (Chad), CLEARANCE (Lauren) & LIZZO

Chad: CLEARED (4250)
Lauren: MISSED LAST TWO ANSWERS

MR:
BROTHER: NOT SISTER- $
UNICORN: HORNED HORSE- $
SALARY: JOB MONEY- $
HULU: NOT NETFLIX- $
NEPTUNE: PASSED
CONDITIONER: SHAMPOO AND- $
VACATION: TRIP- $
WIN: NOT LOSE- $
GYM: HEALTH CLUB- $
TIRE: CAR WHEEL RUBBER- $
NEPTUNE: PLANET OUTER ROMAN GOD- L (caravan.com tour of CA coast, wine country & Yosemite)

G1:
Music Makers: Ken, Gina, Scott (Gina’s hubby) & Bonni
Boogie Bunch: Paige, Lundon (sister), Eesha & Myeshia

R1:
#1: The taste of ______________ brings me right back to my childhood
Tater tots, cotton candy (#1), Kool-Aid & watermelon
Paige Pickups: Biscuits (A: Chicken nuggets, popsicles & bologna)
#2: You probably wear a nametag if you work as a _______________
Nurse, cashier (#1) & flight attendant
Ken Pickups: Waiter, guide (A: Bank teller, pharmacist & greeter)

R2:
#1: If you look into a police car you might see a __________
Radio (#1), computer, radar gun, dog, policeman & criminal
Paige Pickup (started w/ S): Suspect (A: Siren)
#2: If I have to get my spouse a gift card I’ll get ’em one from _______________
HOME DEPOT, Victoria’s Secret, TARGET, Walmart & amazon (#1)
Ken Pickups: STARBUCKS & Golf USA (A: GameStop)

R3:
#1: I still remember the 1st time I learned how to _________
Drive (#1), swim, dance, ski & kiss
Paige Pickups: Ice skate & waltz (A: Whistle)
#2: A __________ is a great place to meet new people
Party, bar (#1), park, churchGONE (A: Dating app, concert & gym)

BR:
#1: I have a habit of chewing on my p_____
Pencil
#2: Cruise ships are so fancy now! Some even have ___________
Waterslides & ziplines
#3: The last thing I bought at the drugstore was ________
Aspirin, candy & antacid
#4: ___________ are often announced in the newspaper
Births, engagements, scores & L (A: Sales)

G2:
The Blancos (Cuban family): Yvette, Lizette (sister), Fatima (cousin) & Christopher (Fatima’s hubby)
Wedding Pals: Mia, Brendan (married to Mia for decade), Sarah & David (Sarah’s hubby)

R1:
#1: If you work at a _______________ you’re really busy during the Summer
Pool (#1), ice cream shop, golf club & camp
Mia Pickups: Waterpark, Summer school (A: Surf shop & beach)
#2: My tongue’s always a different color after I eat _____________
Popsicles (#1), cotton candy & Jolly Ranchers
Yvette Pickups: Lollipops, Slurpees (A: Blueberries, Skittles & Cheetos)

R2:
#1: When I think of the word “baby” I think of baby _________
Bottles & blankets
Mia Pickups (#1 starts w/ P): Showers, teeth (Unsaid top answer of board: Powder/Also not given: Carrots, Ruth & talk)
#2: A white _____ is always so hard to keep clean
Shirt (#1), towel, dress, car, couch & rug
Yvette Pickup (short S): Shoe

R3:
#1: My __________ takes too long to finish
Laundry (#1), work, dishwasher & hair 
Yvette Pickups: Coffee (A: Chores, taxes & book)
#2: The all-time funniest TV show about a family’s _____________________
“Modern Family”, “The Brady Bunch”, “Full House”, “Family Ties”, “THE SIMPSONS” & NO MORE (Unsaid #1: “Married With Children”/Other: “Home Improvement”)

BR:
#1: I always tell my wife she’s lucky I’ve got such a big h____
Heart
#2: You always see taxis in front of a _______
Airport & hotel
#3: I’m so dependable I never miss a ___________
AppointmentL (A: Deadline & payment)
#4: In my kitchen all the _____________ are in alphabetical order
Spices, recipes, canned goods & cookbooks

First Challenge in R2: Beard dunking in toilet
W- RT

BT: Kylie & Tiffany Haddish
RT: Christian & Shaun White

R1:
#1: Acc. to a famous Christmas carol the halls should be decked w/ what red-berried plant?
Mistletoe
#2: Ho-Hos is a snack cake made by which co.- Hasbro, Hostess or Harley-Davidson?
Hostess
#3: Matryoshka dolls originated in what country?
Russia
#4: What government tracking system helps children follow Santa’s location on Christmas Eve?
PC (A: NORAD): Cocoa
DID IT W/ :01 TO SPARE

First Challenge in R2: Pie-transferring
W- RT

R2:
#1: If you want your friends to RSVP for your holiday  party which common texting abbrev. might you use- LOL, HMB or IDK?
HMB
#2: What western PA town calls itself “Christmas City, USA”?
PC #2 (A: Bethlehem): Toss four pieces of trash into the can
MADE THAT LOOK EASY
#3: Potato pancakes are also known by what name- latkes, tater totzkis or not-so hotzkis?
Latkes
#4: Because some believe witches come out on Christmas Eve families in Norway hide what particular household item to prevent ’em from being stolen?
DARE
BT: Broom
#5: What month of the yr. when spelled backwards is a sweet vegetable you might eat at a holiday feast?
May
#6: If all you want for Christmas is your two front teeth what specific teeth should you ask Santa for- molars, incisors or tusks?
Tusks (A: Incisors)

OC:
#1: Slime Hydrant
#2: Ripcord
#3: Fort Fight
#4: Slime Squeeze
#5: Liza Puffs
#6: Blue Plate Special
#7: One Nation Underwear
#8: Mt. St. Double Dare
W

-MTV’s bringing back “Singled Out” this Spring & Keke Palmer’s their new host; Joel Kim Booster’s her co-host.
-Jeff Varner has criticized “Survivor” for reportedly wanting to edit supportive comments about Dan out of next wk.’s finale broadcast. It’ll only be the 2nd time that the $1M TC isn’t conducted live (the 1st was the very 1st season).

Challengers:
Lisa Murray (Ann Arbor): Grant writer
Jeanne Fuller (Irvine): Trauma surgery admin.

BB:
AROUND THE MEDITERRANEAN
YOU’RE A BUNCH OF CARDS
3-LETTER WORDS
HOUSE & HOME
MOVIE EXCHANGES
NELLIE BLY

HS:

Jennifer: $2,200/Jeanne: $2K/Lisa: -$200

One of the answers dealing w/ Nellie Bly has the DD; it’s the $600 one that has it for Jennifer (eight g-bars), followed by Jeanne ($1200) & Lisa ($1K). Another right response by the champiene will move her to $10K.

While famously going around the world in 723 days Bly met this author who told her how her route differed from Phileas Fogg’s.

“Who is Jules Verne?”- sounds correct to us. She sweeps that category to finish this rd. w/ $11,800.

ATTEMPTED LT: $1400
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: $600 (Around the Mediterranean)
TOTAL LT: $2K

DJ!:
BY POPE-ULAR DEMAND
LITERARY TV ADAPTATIONS
PLACE NAME ETYMOLOGY
WORD WAR Z
FACTS
MATTER

Lisa ($2200) denies Jennifer ($13K) one of two DDs when she requests the $1200 Place Name Etymology; Jeanne’s in last for $1600.

From Indo-Iranian for “place” these four letters at the end of a place name mean “land of”.

“What is stan?”…Lisa’s doubled up. And By Pope-Ular Demand from Jennifer ($18,200) DD #2’s here in its $2K spot; Jeanne’s ($4800) in 2nd by a mere $400. Jennifer opts for the face value.

On Jan. 25, 1959 John XXIII called for this, the 21st Ecumenical Council of the Church, but it sounded more like the 1st sequel.

“What is Vatican Two?”…right she is.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $2K (Facts)
UNATTEMPTED LT: $6800
TOTAL DJ! LT: $8800

Pre-Final S:

Jennifer: $27,400 (LOCK)/Jeanne: $9,200/Lisa: $3,600

CORYAT SCORES:
Jennifer: $26K
Lisa: $2,600

GEICO FJ! #70: BUSINESS NAMESAKES

It’s the last name of the man who said “Our whole concept was based on speed, lower prices & volume…my god, the carhops were slow”.

LISA: “What is McDonald’s?” = $7,100
JEANNE: “What is McDonald? 2OT!” = $11,198
JENNIFER: “What is McDonald?” = $30,400 $228,800

GM: Minnie

$1K T-U: WAYD?

_ _ A _ I _ G / _ _

N E W / S C A _ F

Michael’s not WEARING MY NEW SCARF because I’m not into scarves:

Michael Lalla (Playa Del Rey): Has a partner named Rodney for 26yrs
Alexandra Minton (Palm Springs): Married to Adam & her dad in the audience was presumably a five-time champ on “JEOPARDY!”
Paul Chavez (Pomona): Softball player dad & Special Ed teacher of 24yrs married to Jennifer

$2K T-U: O

_ E _ _ _ T M _ N T

_ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ _ R

Alexandra has no time to meet a DEPARTMENT STORE MANAGER– she wants to play.

FT: Bahamas cruise ($7030)

R1: Q

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ / _ _

_ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _

Alexandra: MDW’s LEFT SIDE
Paul: 2 R’s ($700), LaT
Michael: 3 T’s ($500), A, 2 S’s ($550), 5 E’s, O, W (MDW), 4 H’s ($500), U, H ($700)
Alexandra: LaT
Paul: M ($600), B ($900), 3 I’s (FP), 3 N’s ($650), 3 C’s ($800)

S T O C _ I N _ S

W E R E / H U N _ / B _

T H E / C H I M N E _

W I T H / C A R E

He remembers the lines “STOCKINGS WERE HUNG BY THE CHIMNEY WITH CARE” for $7250.

SOLE BOBBLE: H (Michael)
LaTs: 2 (Paul & Alexandra)
INSTA-BANKRUPT: Alexandra

Gold Bond Crossword/MR: ________ man

Line #1: _ _ _ _ _ _
Line #2: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Column #1: _ _ _ _ (incl. 4th letter of Line #1 word & 2nd letter of Line #2 word)
Column #2: _ _ _ _ (incl. last letter of Line #2 word)

Paul: 2 E’s (FP- they mistakenly played the MW sound), R ($700)
Michael: S ($900), 2 M’s (WC), 2 A’s, P ($500)
Alexandra: T ($600)
Paul: N (GT), H (TD)
Michael: D (CRUISE), O
Alexandra: 2 C’s ($700), 3 I’s (OoV), W (MW near LaT…$$$), BANKRUPTS OUT NEAR $3.5K
Paul: LaT
Michael: F ($600), V ($500)

Line #1: F A M I _ _
Line #2: M E D I C I N E
Column #1: W I S E
Column #2: C A V E

His FAMILY watches him win $10,030 in $ & Bahamas.

DUDS: R (Paul), P (Michael), T (Alexandra), H (Paul) & O (Michael)
SOLE LaT: Paul
BANKRUPT #2: Alexandra

PP: Things

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Michael: 2 S’s ($900), 2 A’s, 3 R’s ($500), 4 E’s, 2 M’s (TD), F (WC USED), 2 O’s, V (TD)

M E M O R _ E S / _ _ A _

_ A S _ / F O R E V E R

He’ll enjoy MEMORIES THAT LAST FOREVER at Disneyland- PR.

CS:

Michael: $35,250 in $ & travel/Alexandra: $2K/Paul: $9250

Triple T-U: F&D

#1:

_ E _ _ _ _ O _ _

P _ _ _ A

Paul orders a PEPPERONI PIZZA.

#2:

P I _ K _ _ _

P E P _ _ _ S

Thankfully Alexandra gets PICKLED PEPPERS instead of falling for the PICKED PEPPERS or PICKING PEPPERS trap.

#3:

D O U B L _ / H E _ P I _ _

O _ / _ E A S

A DOUBLE HELPING OF PEAS doesn’t sound tasty but it’s correct for Alexandra.

S-U: C
FS: $1600

_ _ _ / _ _ _

_ _ _ _ _ _

L: S, 3 T’s

T _ _ / _ _ _

_ _ T T _ _

Paul fires a $4800 ace w/ THE MAD HATTER.
INSTA-DUD: S (Alexandra)

TONIGHT’S BANKRUPT TRASH: $11,150

SPIN IDs:
Alexandra: SF9712010 (Steve F.)
Paul: DT0709469 (Dinah T.)

May Be Used As Tonight’s BR Subject: Thing, Phrase & LTs
P: Phrase

The P’s spun by Michael.

_  / _ _ _ N E _

_ / _ _ _

RSTLNE/PHCA

_ / _ _ _ N E _

A / _ _ _

I JOINED A GYM doesn’t sound like a logical Phrase to me; luckily for him “nothing” was spun in the BR for the 11th straight time.
SPIN ID: DT8770095 (Daniel T.)

Jamie (avid bowler)
Jimi (world traveler from UT)
Caitlin (hockey fan in Vegas)

R1 BC:
Jamie: 10♠
Jimi: 6♣
Caitlin: 6♠

Q1: Newlyweds can make a splash at what NY state natural wonder called “the honeymoon capital of the world”?
Caitlin: Niagara Falls8♥; PASSES TO JAMIE
Q2: Since ’41 Scripps has hosted what competition for kids under the age of 15?
Jamie: Boys & Girls Club
Caitlin: National Spelling Bee3♦; KEEPS
Q3: Coconuts are the fruit of what subtropical tree?
Jamie: Palm– 7♠; PASSES TO CAITLIN
Q4: What fairytale woodcarver created a marionette puppet who wanted to be a real boy?
Jimi: Geppetto– J♣; BUSTS CAITLIN
Q5: In 1980 what 15-yr.-old model told us that “nothing” came between her & her Calvins?
Jimi: Brooke Shields– J♠

R2 BC:
Jamie: 6♦
Jimi: J♥
Caitlin: 7♣

Q1: Which spiritual leader of Tibet was born Lhamo Thondup?
Caitlin: Dalai Lama– J♣; PASSES TO JAMIE
Q2: On what long-running COMEDY CENTRAL animated series would you hear “Oh my god! They killed Kenny!”?
Jamie: “South Park”6♥; PASSES TO CAITLIN
Q3: The International Federation of Football Assoc. is a soccer organization better known by what acronym?
Caitlin: FIFA9♥ TO BUST JAMIE
Q4: Christina Aguilera & Maroon 5 strutted to the top of the charters w/ their song “Moves Like…” who?
Caitlin: JaggerA♥
Q5: Orig. from Japan what decorative fish of the carp family’s a favorite of ponds & water gardens?
Caitlin: KoiA♦
Q6: A common nickname for the American flag’s “Old…” what?
Jimi: Glory– 3♠; PASSES
Q7: What’s the verb in the sentence “I hear you”?
Jimi: Hear– 5♣

HCP: What country music trio has had several #1 hits like “Need You Now” & “Just a Kiss”?
Jamie: Lady Addabellum 
Caitlin: Lady Antebellum4♦
Other card: 10♠

R3 BC:
Jimi: Q♠
Caitlin: 3♦

Q1: What planet’s called “Earth’s twin” because of their similarity in size & mass?
Caitlin: Mars
Jimi: Venus– J♣- FREEZES
RC: 7♣, 6♥, 2♥, 9♦

Triple Catch 21 BC:
#1: 10♣
#2: Q♦
#3: 6♥

#1: 7♦ (three PCs left)
#2: J♥ (two PCs left)
#3: 8♦; PLACES IN HAND #1
#4: J♣; PLACES IN HAND #3
#5: 7♠ (one PC left)
#6: Q♠; PLACES IN HAND #2
#7: 6♣
#8: K♦WIPEOUT