25 Words Quickcap: 12/16/2022


Challengers w/ Matt Iseman: Kendall & Reilly (mom/daughter who were at the ’12 London Olympics)
Champs w/ Orlando Jones: Carolyn & Jacob (trivia friends; she’s from Maine) – 3-day $30K

Round 1
Turn #1 answers: HAIR, TARANTULA, MARSHMALLOW, PLUS & GLORY; Bid: 13 (Matt)- EASY
Turn #2 answers (Kendall v. Carolyn): AIRLINE, RACE, WAIST, SANTA & COCOA PUFFS; Bid: 15 (Carolyn)- Misses WAIST

Superfan of the Day: Paula (WCVB)

Turn #3 answers: ILLINOIS, SLAP, BACON, PROPELLER & BUS; Bid: 12 (Reilly)- In command (Challengers: 750; Champs: 0)

Round 2
Green Words (250): GYM (Orlando), MERRY (Orlando), PERFECT, CONCERT & MAURY (Matt)
Yellow Words (500): BIRTHSTONE, GUCCI, JIMMY KIMMEL (Matt), OPPONENT (Orlando- “Slotomania”) & DEFECTIVE
Red Words (1000): WEDDING VOW (Matt), PODIUM (Matt), MIDDLE CHILD (Orlando), PERMISSION SLIP (Matt) & CLASS CLOWN (Orlando)

At Stake: Orlando (3000); Matt (3750)

Champs: Orlando gets DQ’d for just saying “CHILD” (2K)
Challengers: Didn’t need PODIUM (Carolyn & Jacob depart w/ Lobster Gram + $30K)

Money Round: Reilly gets two wrong and runs out of words on the last one so Deon & Ellesa will be excused once more — Kendall & Reilly will have to settle for Los Establos.

My Rating: 6 (D+)

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