First and Last is a Word Game played during the Question Round on Supermarket Sweep. Each game involved the name of a product sold in the supermarket. There were several different word games, but they all used the same board setup. Clues were given, but only the first and last letters of the word are revealed.
Value[edit | edit source]
10 seconds of sweep time
Premise[edit | edit source]
David will show the contestants a word whose letters are blanked out. As he provides three clues that correspond to the product in a relevant, synonymous, or antonymous way, the first and letters are revealed. The contestants must then guess the answer before the word is filled in. The player to get each correct answer receives 10 seconds to add to their sweep time.
Variants[edit | edit source]
- Random Reveal - As clues were given, letters are progressively added randomly to the word.
- Reverse Reveal - As clues were given, letters were added to the word in reverse order, starting with the last letter.
- Random Letters - Random letters are revealed, creating a partially-filled in name.
- Scrambled Letters - A product name is show with its letters scrambled. Clues were given and the player had to unscrambled the name. This was a common form of the Round Robin game.