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“Winsanity” 5/18

Victoria (Riverside)
A.J. (Berkeley)

R1: GET YER FREAK ON
BF: Percentage of Americans who say they’ve seen a ghost (18)
OF: UFO sightings in Feb. ’17, seconds of the surviving ’67 “BIGFOOT” footage, yrs. since 1st newspaper report of the Loch Ness Monster & parodies recorded by “Weird Al” Yankovic

Victoria: Sec. of surviving ’67 “BIGFOOT” footage (LOWER THAN 18)- 60
A.J.: Parodies recorded by “Weird Al” (HIGHER THAN 60)- 67
Victoria: Yrs. since 1st newspaper report of Loch Ness Monster (HIGHER THAN 67)- 83
A.J.: UFO sightings in Feb. ’17 (60-67)- 397

R2: NAME THAT TOWN
FTR: Feat. films in which Orlando Bloom played an elf, age of former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton, tattoos Paris Jackson says are dedicated to her dad Michael & dollars earned by Steve Austin for first pro match

A.J.: Feat. films in which Orlando Bloom played an elf (LOWER THAN 18)- FIVE
Victoria: Chelsea Clinton’s age (18-60)- 37
A.J.: Tattoos Paris Jackson says are dedicated to Michael (LOWER THAN FIVE)- EIGHT
Victoria: Dollars earned by Steve Austin for first pro match (83-397)- 40

R3: YOU’RE SO MONEY
BF: Max value of $ an avg. ATM can hold (200K) & tip left by Amy Schumer on a $77 check (1K)

A.J.: Avg. credit card debt per credit card holder as of ’17 (1K-200K)- 5284
Victoria: Amt. William Shatner’s kidney stone sold for (5284-200K)- 75K 
A.J.: Bar tab at MGM Grand in CT for Stanley Cup-winning Bruins in ’11 (75K-200K)- 156,680
Victoria: Weight of $1M in $1 bills (1K-5284)- 2205

FF N: 13, 44, 65, 116 & 140

R1:
Women who’ve won “SURVIVOR” as of the end of ’16: 13
Yrs. the Hundred Years’ War lasted: 116
Temperature of MSG during hockey games: 65
Cost of a standard brake service at PEP BOYS: 140
Ingredients in a McDonald’s McRib sandwich: 44- BULLSEYE

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1st Course:
Avery: Grilled lobster w/ avocado crema, salsa de Tejas & blue corn crisp
Quani: Grilled spot prawns w crispy grit cake, fried green tomato & crab chow-chow 
Beni: Smoked salmon w/ corn blini, pickled radishes & lemon-herb crème fraiche

2nd Course:
Avery: Seared ribeye cap w/ mustard greens, glazed onions, chimichurri & bone marrow butter
Quani: Duck fat-fried catfish w/ spicy greens, pickled okra & corn puree
Beni: Grilled veal chop w/ beet-potato fondant, red cabbage sauerkraut & mustard cream sauce

Last Course:
Beni: Deconstructed apple tartlet w/ walnut crumble, apple-brandy cream, persimmon chips & cranberry coulis
Quani: Blueberry tart w/ marshmallow meringue, blueberries & lemon poppy seed tuile
Avery: Tres leches cake w/ salted caramel sauce, kettle corn & W.C.

W- Beni

BB:
THE SCHOOL YEAR
PLANT ILLNESSES
CROSSWORD CLUES “A”
HOME ROOM
SOCCER
PUTTING THE VICE IN VICE PRESIDENT

Claire ($3800) hits the DD in the $800 slot of The School Yr. & leads Larry by $1600 in this game & Steve by $2K. She tries to add $1.5K to her pot.

This PA college was founded in 1832, 31yrs before it served as a field hospital.

“What is Davidson?”…actually, it’s Gettysburg & they go to recess.

SOLE TS: $400 (Home Room)

CS:

Claire: $5.5K/Larry: $5K/Steve: $3,400

DJ!:
HAUTE FOR TEACHER
ISLANDS
WORDS FROM SWAHILI
THE LITERARY CHARACTER’S LAST NAME
ARE YOU THEIR GOD?
IT’S ME, MARGARET

Claire intercepts a VDD while on the $1200 Island; $2K of her $6300’s gambled on the following read by Sarah.

“Between Cuba & Puerto Rico you’ll find this politically-divided island that was named by Columbus, who landed there in 1492.”

“What is Hispaniola?”…si. Larry wipes off the last DD of the tourney during the $2K Haute for Teacher answer & his 13 large’s $700 larger than Claire’s bank; Steve’s in 3rd for $5800. Larry makes the move to wager $5K.

The Chambre Syndicale De La Haute Couture incl. Dior & the house founded by her, real name Gabrielle.

“Who is Coco Chanel?”- yeah, yeah.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $2K (Islands)
UNATTEMPTED LT: $3200 ($1200 & $2K Literary Character Last Names)
TOTAL DJ! LT: $5200

Pre-Final S:

Claire: $14,700/Larry: $20K (LOCK)/Steve: $9K

CORYAT SCORES TONIGHT:
Claire: $15,400
Larry: $17K

FINALE CORYAT SCORES:
Claire: $26,800
Larry: $32,800
Steve: $14K

FJ! #180: GEOGRAPHIC HISTORY

230 miles long it defined a boundary between a colony founded by Quakers & one founded by Catholics.

STEVE: “What is the Ohio River?” ($4501) = $4,499 + $2,600 = $7,099
CLAIRE: “What is the Mason-Dixon Line” (SAME AS STEVE) = $19,201 + $1,400 = $20,601
LARRY: SAME AS CLAIRE + $11,799 = $31,799

$1K T-U: WAYD?

S _ E N _ I _ _

L _ T S / O F / _ A S H

After this evening this Ellen may be SPENDING LOTS OF CASH:

Ellen Pikarsky (Maywood, NJ): Retired 5th grade math teacher married to Bob for almost 48yrs who’s still a substitute teacher at Maywood Ave. School (her dad will be 96 next month)
Michael Ivanyo (Chesterton, IN): Jr. at Purdue Univ. Northwest majoring mechanical engineering & minoring in electrical engineering
Kayowa Kasongo (orig. from Congo; immigrated to L.A. when she was five & grew up in Columbus, OH): Event planner for two nonprofits

$2K T-U: RT

_ O U / _ A D E

T H E / G _ A _ E

So far Ellen, YOU MADE THE GRADE at this game.

R1: Thing

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ – _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ _

Ellen: T ($600), 2 E’s, 2 S’s (TD), A, O, 4 I’s (OoV), 3 R’s ($500), BANKRUPT NEAR BIGGIE
Michael: D ($650)
Kayowa: 2 N’s ($700), 2 L’s ($700)

I N S _ I R I N _

R E A L – L I _ E

S T O R _

This is a $2800 INSPIRING REAL-LIFE STORY for her.

SOLE DUD: D (Michael)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Ellen

Egg.Land’s Best Crossword/MR: What time is it?

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

Michael: T ($900)
Kayowa: S ($650), MDW’s RIGHT SIDE
Ellen: 2 N’s (1/2 CAR near $900), 2 E’s, I, L ($600), 2 U’s, 2 O’s, 2 R’s ($500), 2 C’s ($600)

Line #1: C R U N C _
Line #2: L E I S U R E
Column #1: N O O N
Column #2: _ _ L _

Watching enough football helps her solve CRUNCH & HALF & she’s back on top w/ $5800.

INSTA-DUD: T (Michael)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Kayowa

PP: People

_ _ _ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Kayowa: T ($650)
Ellen: LaT
Michael: 2 S’s ($600), E, 2 A’s, R ($600), O
Kayowa: L ($500), 3 I’s (FV), N (TD), D (EXPRESS)
L: P, 2 C’s & F

She’ll visit ’em…

P A C I F I C

I S L A N D E R S

…at the Taumeasina Island Resort.

DUDS: T (Kayowa) & O (Michael)
SOLE LaT: Ellen

CS:

Kayowa: $21,738 in $ & getaway/Ellen: $5800

$3K T-U: PN

_ _ R Y _

S _ _ E _ P

Identifying MERYL STREEP is Kayowa.

R4: Phrase

_ _ _ _ / _ _ _ / _ _

_ / _ _ – _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Kayowa: T ($500), 2 A’s, 2 S’s ($600), 3 I’s, LaT
Ellen: H ($650), 2 E’s, 3 N’s ($700)

T H I S / _ N E / I S

A / N _ – _ _ A I N E _

THIS ONE IS A NO-BRAINER for her.

SOLE LaT: Kayowa

CS:

Kayowa: $24,738 in $ & trip/Ellen: $8300

S-U: O
FS: $1800

_ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ _ _ _

L: 3 N’s, P

_ _ _ N _

P _ _ N N _ _

Kayowa should NOT be disappointed that Michael solved her Occupation of EVENT PLANNER.

TONIGHT’S BANKRUPT TRASH: $6750

FRI. BR CATEGORY POSSIBILITIES: People, Phrase & LTs
P: LTs

Kayowa has sister Maya in the audience & she spins the S from AMERICA’S.

_ _ _ L _ N _

_ _ L _ E S

RSTLNE/GMPI

_ _ _ L I N G

_ _ L _ E S

LOST THE SUV RIGHT AWAY (A: HOWLING WOLVES)
Tonight’s SS: The Company Store

G1: Crawfords v. Filias (Irvine, CA)(Mike, Stacy, Ric, Nancy & Steve)

(Challenger notes: Mike’s married to Stacy, Ric’s an uncle who sells real estate for Keller Williams & Nancy’s a sister who’s married to Steve.)

R1: After the divorce name something specific a man might use pics of his ex-wife for:

#1:
#2:
#3: Bribe/blackmail (12)(Mike)
#4:
#5:
X- To EMBARRASS her (Kahmeelah)

Filias: X, how much fun she’s missing w/ him, fire/kindling (#2- 17), showing to buddies
Kahmeelah Steal: Target pract./darts- TA FOR THE SURVEY (50)(#4: Toilet paper- 5/BA: Put online/porn site- 4)

R2: Name something a doctor might ask a patient to do that you’d be surprised to hear a vet say to an animal:

#1:
#2:
#3: Undress/put gown on (16)(Maya)
#4:
#5:
#6:

Crawfords: Open up/say ahh (#2- 18), bend over (#4- 13), take blood pressure, turn head and cough (#1- 23), take deep breath, urinate in cup
Mike Steal: Tell where it hurts- X (#5: Lie back/relax- 6/BA: Eat well/go vegan- 4)

Double (women): “My date was great right up until he said he had a…” what?

#1: Spouse/mate (54)(Ric)
#2:
#3:
#4:
#5:
#6:

Filias: Kid (#3- 13), STD/bloody cough (#2- 21), criminal record, drinking problem, small dong
Kahmeelah Steal #2: Lot of debts/bills- X (#4: Pet snake- 4/BAs: Foot fetish & wig on- 2 a pop)

TRIPLE: What would you do if you accidentally put a $100 bill in the church collection plate instead of a $10?

#1: NOTHING/leave it (60)(Nancy)
#2: Get it back/change (19)(Annette)
#3:
#4:

Filias: Pray, feel good about it, cry/scream/pout (#3- 12) & thank Lord
Kahmeelah Steal to Retain or Not: Less $ next time- NAILED IT (4)

FM:
#1: Something you thought you lost only to find you’ve been sitting on it.
#2: Soap___________
#3: How long do you usually stay in a BAD mood?
#4: Something that goes up/down all day.
#5: Something in Vegas starting w/ C.

Jessica: Glasses (9), water, day (30), temperature (13) & casino (51)
Kahmeelah: Credit card (17), dish (29), wk., elevator (34) & cash (13)
Unsaid #1: Keys

G2: Schulners v. Prices (DAL)(Rayvone, John, Jonte, Chandra & Deshaun)

R1: Name a plus to working in the morgue:

#1: Quiet/NO complaints (83)(Rayvone)
#2:
#3:
#4:
#5:
#6:

Prices: Free clothes (VB), sleep, it’s dark
Keith Steal: Play music- X (#2: Funeral discounts- 4/#3: Make dead look sexy/All on the bottom: Wear what I want, always have business & good $)

R2: Tell me the name of one of Santa’s reindeer a male exotic dancer might use as a stage name:

#1: Prancer (33)(Debbie)
#2: Blitzen (12)(John)
#3:
#4:
#5:
#6:
#7:
#8:

Schulners: Cupid (T5- 8), Rudolph (T5), Sparkle, Donner, Dancer (T2), Dasher (T5), Vixen (T2) & Santa’s helper
Rayvone Steal: Comet- OF COURSE (5)(VB)

Double: Give me a word rhyming w/ “crow”:

#1: Bow (14)(Deshaun)
#2:
#3:
#4:
#5:
X- Ho (Jonte), so (Jen), arrow (Chandra) & throw (Eliana)

Prices: Flow, grow (#2- 13), tomorrow, toe/tow
Keith Steal #2: Row- #4 (10)(#3: Mow- 11/BA: Blow- 8)

TRIPLE: Name an occupation you hope ISN’T in a big hurry when they’re working on you:

#1: Dr./dentist/surgeon (86)(Chandra)
#2:
#3:
#4:

Prices: Preacher, hairstylist (#2- 6), tailor, physical trainer
Keith Steal to W or L This Contest: Tattoo artist- L (#3: Massage therapist- 3/BA: Body waxer/manscaper)

FM:
#1: Name the age when a kid’s allowed to stay out past midnight.
#2: Something animals have that humans DON’T.
#3: ______ for nothing
#4: Something guys love to do while watching the Super Bowl.
#5: Something you need to play a game of ping-pong.

Rayvone: 18 (34), paws (9), Good (18), drink (44) & paddles (61)
Deshaun: 17 (24), fur (28), Something, eat & table
Unsaid #1s: Tail & All

$7K: Foreshadowing its ’10 DISASTER what co. released a board game in the ’70s called “Offshore Oil Strike” where you fantasy rig could EXPLODE?

A: Lukoil
B: CITGO
C: ExxonMobil
D: bp

+1 (Gabriel)
bp$

$10K: On the U.N.’s official list of ALL the world’s countries the nation that alphabetically comes immediately after the U.S. is located on what continent?

A: Africa
B: Asia
C: South America
D: Europe

South America$

$20K: When Ulysses Grant was a boy a phrenologist declared that it WOULDN’T be “strange if we should see” him become President someday after examining what?

A: The shape of his skull
B: The slope of his handwriting
C: The pitch of his voice
D: The length of his fingers

FINAL HELP– SHAPE OF HIS SKULL & SLOPE OF HIS HANDWRITING
Shape of his skull$

$30K: When he debuted in ’15 who did Stephen Colbert welcome as his 1st guest on “the LATE SHOW”?

A: Stephen King
B: Hillary Clinton
C: Elon Musk
D: George Clooney

FA: WALKED AWAY

Mark Silvas (L.A.)

$500: Though you might hope they’ll ALL be BANNED someday which of these’s the only activity specifically BANNED under facebook’s Terms of Use?

A: Sharing political opinions
B: Bragging about your kids
C: Posting pictures of your lunch
D: Uploading viruses

Uploading viruses$

$1K: In a nod to a once-common authenticity test for precious metals Olympic athletes are often photographed doing what to their gold medals?

A: Sniffing ’em
B: Biting ’em
C: Seeing if they float
D: Seeing if they cut glass

Biting ’em$

$2K: In 2016 a NJ woman settled a lawsuit w/ the Motor Vehicle Commission after claiming she was DENIED what license plate because of religious discrimination?

A: 8 2 MUCH
B: GO R8DRS
C: 8THEIST
D: VNTY PL8

8THEIST$

$3K: Ironically it was at the vacation home of Ian Fleming that Sting wrote what classic ’83 Police hit w/ a lyrical theme of secretive surveillance?

A: “Roxanne”
B: “Every Breath You Take”
C: “Message in a Bottle”
D: “De Do Do Do De Da Da Da”

“Every Breath You Take”$

$5K: Besides MN, whose letters can be rearranged to spell “nominates”, which 1-word state can be anagrammed into one (unpopular) English word?

A: ME
B: OH
C: TX
D: ID

TX$

QotD: In England a “brolly” is slang for what?
A: Broom
B: Umbrella
C: Briefcase
D: Hamburger

$7K: If you’re “insane in the tympanic membrane” which part of your body has gone crazy?

A: Eardrum
B: Eyelid
C: Nostril
D: Gums

Eardrum$

FF: David Long, Gwen Catherwood, Barbara Chapman & Cody Graham
IUFB #1: Half-dozen k.s. purses (R in Clam)

DAVID: 1750/GWEN: 1100/BARBARA: 1.5K/CODY: 1501

But David DOESN’T last “Long” in the DG on the Focus HB- he rolls a 2, two 5’s & a 6.

5. Jacquelyn Jones
IUFB #2: Apple iPad Pro (J)

JACQUELYN: 701/Gwen: 500/Barbara: 702/Cody: 650

W/ the 1RP of $5281 Barbara can win trips to The Cape Codder (incl. daily waterpark admission & massages)(R) & Sheraton Seattle.
P: Cape Cod (SEA: $3602)

6. Andreas Krankle
IUFB #3: Kenmore dishwasher (J at #5)

Jacquelyn: 1200/Gwen: 786/ANDREAS: 699/Cody: 785

Jacquelyn will get the next turn at that PL!NKO board.
Ceramic pet fountain (35): 3
Kikkerland hand-crank solar radio (41): 4 ($42)
Panasonic rice cooker (90): 0 ($60)
Mini-fan (26): 6 ($23)

#1: 0 (L)
#2: 1K (R)
#3: 500 (L)

SCSD #1:
David: .45
Jacquelyn ($3,132): 35 + 55 = .9
Barbara ($9,682): 55 + H-D

7. Rebecca Logsdon
IUFB #4: LG 60″ 4K outdoor HDTV (R at RS)

REBECCA: 1150/Gwen: 1151/Andreas: 1440/Cody: 1200

ARP: $2,400- Cody will place that near a PatioResortLifestyles island + outdoor dining set & four Audio Experience speakers by winning PaN.
B: $_834
NA: 4, 7 & 9
M.O.

8. Dennis Allen
IUFB #5: Bumper pool table (both at GPT)

Rebecca: 1250/Gwen: 1/Andrea: 800/DENNIS: 3K

ARP: Only $699- Gwen plays VoP for 12wks Arthur Murray dance lessons (R), $2.5K towards home goods & décor (J), $500 in sur la table cooking lessons (R), an LG range (both) & a TTM Stephan Lill guitar (J) totaling $9,400 (#2).
I: YUP! strawberry milk, Early California pimento-stuffed manzanella olives & Planters NUT-rition

YUP!: X8 = $14.32
Early California stuffed olives: X6 = $17.94
Planters NUT-rition: X3 = $25.47

FINAL CALLDOWN: Annie Tang
FINAL IUFB: acer 22.8″ all-in-one (R at SS)

Rebecca: 1/ANNIE: 1100/Dennis: 1101/Cody: 900

Annie just made $500 & plays 10C for a toaster, 6prs Ray-Bans &/or the ’18 KIA Forte.

Toaster: 503
G: 53 35, 50
Ray-Bans: 4709
G: 470, 740, 479, 970, 790, 490, 704 & 940

SCSD #2:
Gwen: 55 + 70
Annie ($2,580): .8
Cody ($10,234): 20 + H-D = .7

ANNIE’S TRIPCASE (R at #2): Hotel Zoe (incl. $100 food/beverage credit & dessert at chocolate shop), Le Plaza Brussels (incl. chocolate-tasting tour) & Pearl Resort (incl. three-course dinner, unlimited non-motorized watersports & massages)
BID ON TRIPCASE: $25,425 (ARP: $27,925)

JACQUELYN’S SHOWCASE:
In front of #1- 7-speed bikes (both)
#1- Kawasaki Vulcan (R)
#3- ’18 Yaris iA

BID ON VEHICLES SHOWCASE: $27.5K (ARP: $25,704)