Who is Berthe Crow in The Westing Game?

Berthe Erica Crow, usually referred to as simply Crow, is an extremely religious 57-year-old woman. She works as a cleaning woman for Sunset Towers, while also operating a downtown soup kitchen for the homeless. She was the wife of Sam Westing and the answer to the game.

Why does Berthe Erica Crow shriek in Chapter 7?

Why does Berthe Erica Crow shriek? Berthe Erica Crow shrieks because E.J. Plum, the lawyer for the estate, accidentally stepped on her sore foot.

Who Wins The Westing Game?

Several years after that, Turtle stays with Sandy/Westing (as Eastman) while he really dies. She finally wins the prize and goes to play chess with her niece Alice.

Who did crow give her clues to in The Westing Game?

As her partner in the game, Otis is pretty upset when Crow loses their clues, but we find out later that Crow didn’t lose them… she gave them away. The fact that all the clues seem to be leading to Mrs. Westing—and the idea that Mrs.

Who is the bomber in The Westing Game?

Angela Wexler
Angela Wexler is the bomber in The Westing Game. She sets off a series of bombs to vent her frustration over her upcoming marriage.

Did Crow win The Westing Game?

Berthe Erica Crow’s full name is the “answer” to the Westing game—and though Crow “wins” the game by offering herself up to the authorities as Westing’s murderer, she’s absolved of any role in the man’s death and receives over $30,000 from Westing’s will. Crow eventually marries Otis.

Why is Grace’s voice thick and slurred?

Why is Grace’s voice thick and slurred when she gets to the second reading of the Will? She has been drinking. At the second meeting of the heirs for the reading of the Will, what did Turtle convince Angela not to do? To confess to being the bomber.

Who is Denton Deere?

Denton Deere is Angela’s fiancé and an intern in plastic surgery at the local hospital. He’s one of Sam Westing’s 16 potential heirs. A smarmy, pompous, and self-important man, Deere is constantly diagnosing the conditions of others and offering unsolicited (and incorrect or impractical) medical advice.

What happened to JJ Ford after the Westing Game?

Oh well, she had played Sam Westing’s game, now she would play Turtle’s game. The epilogue reveals that Judge Ford would elevated to the federal court of appeals and ultimately the United States Supreme Court.

Who does JJ Ford think is Sam Westing’s former wife?

Answers 1. Judge Ford thinks it is Crow.

What did Turtle see Crow in Sandy’s drink?

He says Sandy wasn’t deceased yet when Sikes arrived, and he probably had a heart attack. Turtle says that couldn’t have been brought on by what Crow put in his flask: lemon juice. Dr. Deere says Sandy definitely had a big bruise on his shin.

What does Turtle confess to the judge the Westing Game?

The police take Turtle to Judge Ford’s apartment, and Judge Ford deduces that Turtle is protecting Angela but says nothing. Turtle confesses that she was in the house the night Westing died and that he didn’t look like a real person.

What was Judge Ford’s connection to the Westing family?

What is Judge Ford’s connection with the Westing family? Her mother was the Westing’s servant and father was gardener on the off days. Why does Judge Ford think that Sam Westing paid for her education? He saw that she was accepted into the best schools and arranged for her first job.

What announcement does EJ plum make to the heirs?

He announced that they had made a mistake and that Crow was innocent. What announcement does E.J. Plum make to the heirs? Turtle says this because she knows the answer and she is keeping it a secret but she can’t for much longer.

Who does Sandy think Otis Amber really is?

Sam Westing
He helps her keep track of the research she’s doing on the other players, and suggests that Otis Amber may be the real Sam Westing. When he suddenly dies at the Westing house during the second will reading, everyone’s really sorry, especially Turtle—she says they were friends.

Who does Turtle sell her last candle to?

Sandy
During their discussion, Turtle and the judge both realize that Sam Westing might not be deceased after all. Turtle sells Sandy her last timed candle, and admits to all the bombings. She has her poor hair cut off.

What is JJ Ford like in The Westing Game?

A reserved yet proud black woman, Ford has battled racism, prejudice, and discrimination to get to the point she’s at in her career—as such, she’s often defensive, detached, and purposefully suspicious of those around her.

How is Otis Amber related to Sam Westing?

Otis is a hapless aging delivery boy who, at 62, lives in the basement of a greengrocer and makes local deliveries on his bicycle. He’s one of Sam Westing’s 16 potential heirs.

Why did turtle get a haircut in the Westing Game?

As everyone arrives, they notice that Turtle has had a haircut, due to her singed braid. Everyone says she looks nice and Flora shows Turtle a picture of her deceased daughter, Rosalie. Turtle thinks about how covering up for Angela being the bomber means that her sister has to love her forever.

How is Angela Wexler related to Sam Westing?

Angela is the beautiful 19-year-old daughter of Jake and Grace Wexler and the sister of Turtle Wexler. She’s one of Sam Westing’s 16 potential heirs.

Who does Angela marry in The Westing Game?

Dr. Deere
At the end of the book, she and Dr. Deere are married, and have a daughter, Alice.

What were the other names that Sam Westing used during the game?

Westing, with the help of his three other aliases—Barney Northrup, Sandy McSouthers, and Julian R. Eastman—engineers many of the titular Westing game’s twists and turns as he searches for the individual worthy of inheriting control of his company and the opportunity to shape and steer it toward a brighter future.