Jill Staunton (Springfield, IL): Office assoc. who got married on a roller coaster
Terry Hanlon (Charlottesville): Grad student who wrote a research paper on the origins of GS hosts
CHAMP: Gavin Borchert
WE’RE TALKING BASEBALL
WEBBY AWARD WINNERS
Gavin: $2,400/Terry: $3,400/Jill: $1,800
Terry’s trying to make a strong Argument to take the championship away by hitting the DD in its $600 clue while in the lead at $5200 to Gavin’s four G’s & Jill’s $3400. Terry wagers two.
An 1860 debate at Oxford between bishop Samuel Wilberforce & biologist Thomas Huxley centered on this book.
“What is The Origin of Species?”…case closed.
SOLE TS: $1K (“-ed” at the very end)
Gavin: $4,800/Terry: $7,600/Jill: $5K
THEIR GAME SHOW HOST GIGS (!)
THAT’S THE SPIRIT!
DD #1 in its $800 box as chosen by the new champ w/ $10,400- now That’s the Spirit! Terry’s made it to $8K, $2200 over Jill for 2nd. Gavin shoots for three.
First mentioned in records from Barbados around 1650.
“What is rum?”- yum.
$400, Their Game Show Host Gigs:
I see in my mind’s eye that Vincent Price hosted a show about psychic powers w/ this 3-letter abbreviated title.
Terry: “What is ESP?” ($8400)
Submitted for your approval, this award-winning writer & producer briefly hosted “Liar’s Club” in the ’60s.
Gavin: “Who is Rod Serling?” ($17,800)
Also famous for “Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives”, this chef has hosted “Grocery Games” & “Minute to Win It”.
Jill: “Who is Guy Fieri?” ($8200)
Known for broadcasting & podcasting, in ’16 he started hosting “The Wall”.
Jill: “Who is Chris Hardwick?” ($9800)
This longtime CBS NEWS anchorman once helmed the GS “It’s News to Me”.
Terry: “Who is Dan Rather?” ($6400)
Gavin: “Who is Mike Wallace?” ($15,800)
The picker of DD #2 is Terry at the very end to write off the 12-Letter Words w/ $10K & everybody’s in five figures- Jill’s sitting on 13 & Gavin’s almost at 20 w/ $19,800. Terry will try to take a $1 lead heading into Final after hearing this:
The Latin for “cross” gives us this term for extreme pain.
“What is crucifixion?” is a letter short- it truly was excruciating.
SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $2K (Their GS Host Gigs)
UNATTEMPTED LT: $3600 (1st, 3rd & 4th 12-Letter Words)
TOTAL DJ! LT: $5600
FJ! #219: THE ACADEMY AWARDS
He holds the record for time between acting nominations for the same role, 39 yrs. between 1976 & ’15 films.
TERRY: “Who is Stallone?” = $396
JILL: “Who is Nicho” (BUSTS)
GAVIN: “Who is Eastwood?” ($10K) = $9,800