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COREA 19 Recaps

Post by Tony Atkins » Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:33 pm

Results at http://www.kisekigo.com/corea19/results.html

Countdown recap for COREA Final Saturday 20 April 2019.

C1: Rob Foster (5 wins, 523 points)
C2: Tom Cappleman (4 wins, 494 points)
Host: Tony Atkins
DC: Hannah McIntosh
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: V D S T I E E L L
R02: R D C B U O E O T
R03: 50, 2, 7, 4, 1, 5. Target: 980.
TTT: DANEPILOT - "The Dane pilot flies so high he leaves earth and ends up here"
R04: D P J T O A E Z Y
R05: S M K N E O I A D
R06: 3, 10, 8, 5, 9, 9. Target: 374.
R07: R G H N O O E D I
R08: G R W S U I O O P
R09: 25, 50, 75, 100, 1, 6. Target: 292.
TTT: PAINCODES - "If you feel the pain codes, then you are chicken"
R10: S R T M A I A H A
R11: F R N N U I A W E
R12: G F S S A O E T M
R13: B C X L O I O T A
R14: 4, 2, 6, 10, 5, 1. Target: 817.
R15: R E M O A T I N G (conundrum)


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Round 1: V D S T I E E L L

Rob: DEVILETS (8)
Tom: dislevel
Score: 8-0 (max 8)

Rob declares 8 so Tom has to risk "dislevel" which turns out wrong and Rob
takes an early lead with the little devils (also another name for the swift).

Round 2: R D C B U O E O T

Rob: COURTED (8)
Tom: COURTED (8)
DC: DOUBTER, ECOTOUR, EDUCTOR, OBTRUDE, OUTBRED, OUTDOER, OUTRODE, REDOUBT (7)
Score: 15–7 (max 15)

There is a long string of 7s, both players court success.

Round 3: 50, 2, 7, 4, 1, 5. Target: 980.

Rob: 980. (50-1)x4x5. (10)
Tom: 980. (50-1)x4x5. (10)
Score: 25-17 (max 25)

Rob picks safely and both get 980 easily.

Teatime teaser: DANEPILOT -> PLANETOID

Round 4: D P J T O A E Z Y

Rob: TEAPOY (6)
Tom: TEAPOY (6)
DC: JOYPAD, POETAZ (6)
Score: 31-23 (max 31)

The players get the table for the tea caddy, whilst DC play with their joypad and admire the poetaz daffodil.

Round 5: S M K N E O I A D

Rob: DOMAINES (8)
Tom: DOMAINES (8)
DC: NOMADISE (8)
Score: 39-31 (max 39)

Both players visit the vineyards, but are not made into nomads.

Round 6: 3, 10, 8, 5, 9, 9. Target: 374.

Rob: 375. - (0)
Tom: 374. ((9x8)+3)x5+9-10. (10)
Score: 39-41 (max 49)

Tom selects a tactical six small selection and gets it to take they lead.

Tony tells about a kiss from Gloria Hunniford and his opponent's piercings.

Round 7: R G H N O O E D I

Rob: IGNORED (7)
Tom: REDOING (7)
DC: RODEOING (8)
Score: 46-48 (max 57)

The players get two of the half-dozen 6s here, but miss taking part in the rodeo.

Round 8: G R W S U I O O P

Rob: POROUS (6)
Tom: GROUPS (6)
DC: GUIROS (6)
Score: 52-54 (max 63)

Only sixes available, of which the players spot two.

Round 9: 25, 50, 75, 100, 1, 6. Target: 292.

Rob: 292. (50x6)-1-((100+75)/25). (10)
Tom: 292. (((100x75)-50)/25)-6. (10)
Score: 62-64 (max 73)

Rob switches to four large and they both get it quite easily.

Teatime teaser: PAINCODES -> CAPONISED

Round 10: S R T M A I A H A

Rob: SHARIAT (7)
Tom: ASTHMA (6)
DC: HAMARTIAS (18)
Score: 69-64 (max 91)

Rob takes the lead back with the Islamic law (variant of sharia, also shariah),
but both breathe hard when it is revealed there is an "unpencilled" 9 there.
A hamartia is a fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or heroine.

Round 11: F R N N U I A W E

Rob: FUNNIER (7)
Tom: UNFAIR (6)
Score: 76-64 (max 98)

Tom thinks it unfair, whilst Rob laughs with the "Darren" available here.

DC are so excited by the tension that they forget to get Hannah to present her Origin of Words,
which will be saved until next year.

Round 12: G F S S A O E T M

Rob: OSMATES (7)
Tom: STEAMS (6)
DC: MOGASES (7)
Score: 83-64 (max 105)

Rob gets the chemical winner here. Mogas is short for motor gasoline.

Round 13: B C X L O I O T A

Rob: OXTAIL (6)
Tom: COBALT (6)
DC: COITAL (6)
Score: 89-70 (max 111)

Three sixes here, of which the players get two.

Round 14: 4, 2, 6, 10, 5, 1. Target: 817.

Rob: 816 ((5x10)+1)x(6-2)x4. (7)
Tom: 816. ((5x10)+1)x(6-2)x4. (7)
Score: 96-77 (max 118)

Tom again selects six small and it turns out to be impossible.

Round 15: R E M O A T I N G

Tom buzzes on 5 seconds to say MORGANITE which is correct.
Final Score: 96-87 (max 128)

So Rob Foster becomes the COREA champion for 2019.
COREA every Easter, CO-MSO every August (Sunday 25th in 2019).

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Re: COREA 19 Recaps

Post by Tony Atkins » Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:33 pm

Countdown recap for COREA Game 1 Saturday 20 April 2019.

C1: Rob
C2: Jon
Host: Tony Atkins
DC: Hannah McIntosh
OT: Other words
SN: Sample number solutions

R01: G H G T I A E D R
R02: P S T S E E E S K
R03: 6, 5, 10, 10, 9, 2. Target: 531.
R04: V T R A I O L O O
R05: M B T S O O I T U
R06: 50, 7, 7, 6, 9, 1. Target: 975.
R07: S E R A D O N I B
R08: R Z U E E D N U A
R09: 1, 5, 4, 4, 3, 3. Target: 499.
R10: N B M D A E O N P
R11: R Y G X I E O N S
R12: F N R R I A I E J
R13: S C S I I A L F E
R14: 50, 25, 2, 8, 8, 6. Target: 827.
R15: I N O T A P E R V (conundrum)


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Round 1: G H G T I A E D R

C1: HEADRIG (7)
C2: TRIAGED (7)
OT: ADITHER, ADREIGH, DAGGIER, GIRTHED, RIGHTED, TRIGGED (7)
Score: 7-7 (max 7)

Headrig is not an owl in Harry Potter but a strip of unploughed land.

Round 2: P S T S E E E S K

C1: STEEPS (6)
C2: STEEPS (6)
OT: SEPSES, STEEKS, TEPEES (6)
Score: 13-13 (max 13)

Round 3: 6, 5, 10, 10, 9, 2. Target: 531.

C1: 531 (10)
C2: 531 (10)
SN: 531 ((10X10)-(5X2))X6-9 (10)
Score: 23-23 (max 23)

Round 4: V T R A I O L O O

C1: VIOLATOR (8)
C2: VIOLATOR (8)
Score: 31-31 (max 31)

Round 5: M B T S O O I T U

C1: BOTTOMS (7)
C2: SUBMIT (6)
OT: OUTMOST (7)
Score: 38-31 (max 38)

Round 6: 50, 7, 7, 6, 9, 1. Target: 975.

C1: - (0)
C2: - (0)
SN: 975 (50+7)x(9+1+7)+6 (10)
score: 38-31 (max 48)

Nobody managed 975, but several got 971, in a hard six-small selection.

Round 7: S E R A D O N I B

C1: DIBORANE (8)
C2: ANEROIDS (8)
OT: ANODISER, BANDORES, BARONIES, BOARDIES, BRANDIES, BROADENS,
DEBONAIR, INBOARDS, RADIOBES (8)
Score: 46-39 (max 56)

Round 8: R Z U E E D N U A

C1: UNRAZED (7)
C2: ENDURE (6)
Score: 53-39 (max 63)

Round 9: 1, 5, 4, 4, 3, 3. Target: 499.

C1: - (0)
C2: - (0)
SN: 500 (((3+3)x4)+1)x4x5 (10)
Score: 53-39 (max 70)

Greme and Ann managed 500 in this impossible six-small round.

Round 10: N B M D A E O N P

C1: bandmen (0)
C2: POMADE (6)
OT: ABDOMEN, BONDMAN, BONDMEN (7)
Score: 53-45 (max 77)

Rob is close to one of the sevens.

Round 11: R Y G X I E O N S

C1: seignor (0)
C2: OREXINS (7)
OT: ERYNGOS, GROYNES, IGNORES, REGIONS, SIGNORY, SYRINGE (7)
Score: 53-52 (max 84)

Rob was thinking of seigneur. Eryngo is the sea holly.

Round 12: F N R R I A I E J

C1: RAINIER (7)
C2: REFRAIN (7)
OT: FERRIAN (7)
Score: 60-59 (max 91)

Ferrian is an adjective to do with iron content of minerals.

Round 13: S C S I I A L F E

C1: LAICISES (8)
C2: LAICISES (8)
Score: 68-67 (max 99)

Round 14: 50, 25, 2, 8, 8, 6. Target: 827.

C1: 827 (10)
C2: 827 (10)
SN: 827 ((8+8)x50)+25+2 (10)
Score: 78-77 (max 109)

Both get 827 for a crucial conundrum:

Round 15: I N O T A P E R V

C1 buzzes to say OVERPAINT which is correct.
Final Score: 88-77 (max 119)

Tom got the top score with 107.

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Countdown recap for COREA Game 2 Saturday 20 April 2019.

C1: Tom
C2: Rob
Host: Tony Atkins
DC: Hannah McIntosh
OT: Other words
SN: Sample number solutions

R01: D W R T E A O R V
R02: M M L U E A L F E
R03: 75, 9, 7, 1, 6, 2. Target: 277.
R04: F A N A R A N A B
R05: I O E M D T S S E
R06: 25, 50, 75, 100, 1, 6. Target: 325.
R07: K G H G A U E T D
R08: R T R O I O D I N
R09: 100, 75, 50, 8, 7, 9. Target: 988.
R10: B M S A E A C S O
R11: P L F T U I E H C
R12: D G C E O U S T E
R13: P E Q U N I R I J
R14: 75, 25, 5, 4, 2, 4. Target: 743.
R15: S T A I D B O N E (conundrum)


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Round 1: D W R T E A O R V

C1: overward (0)
C2: OVERDRAW (8)
Score: 0-8 (max 8)

Tom is unlucky as Rob gets the correct anagram.

Round 2: M M L U E A L F E

C1: FEMALE (6)
C2: FEMALE (6)
OT: MAMELLE (7)
Score: 6-14 (max 15)

Mamelle is another name for mamelon.

Round 3: 75, 9, 7, 1, 6, 2. Target: 277.

C1: 276 (7)
C2: 276 (7)
SN: 277 (75+(9X7))X2+1 (10)
Score: 13-21 (max 25)

Tom got the 277 out of time; nobody did in time.

Round 4: F A N A R A N A B

C1: BANANA (6)
C2: RABANNA (7)
Score: 13-28 (max 32)

Rabanna is a material from Madagascar.

Round 5: I O E M D T S S E

C1: MODISTES (8)
C2: MODISTES (8)
OT: MOSESITE (8)
Score: 21-36 (max 40)

Round 6: 25, 50, 75, 100, 1, 6. Target: 325.

C1: 325 (10)
C2: 325 (10)
SN: 325 (6X50)+25 (10)
Score: 31-46 (max 50)

Round 7: K G H G A U E T D

C1: HUGGED (6)
C2: TAGGED (6)
SN: GADGET, GAUGED, GUTKHA, TUGGED (6)
Score: 37-52 (max 56)

Round 8: R T R O I O D I N

C1: TOROID (6)
C2: TOROID (6)
OT: INDOOR, NIDIOT, ROTINI, TORRID (6)
Score: 43-58 (max 62)

Round 9: 100, 75, 50, 8, 7, 9. Target: 988.

C1: 988 (10)
C2: - (0)
SN: 988 (100+7)X9+75-50 (10)
Score: 53-58 (max 72)

Tom (and also Graeme) get 988 exact to come back.

Round 10: B M S A E A C S O

C1: ABASES (6)
C2: AMOEBAS (7)
OT: ABACOSES (8)
Score: 53-65 (max 80)

Rob is the only player to get the 7 and nobody gets the 8. Abacos (or abacost)
is a jacket from DPR Congo.

Round 11: P L F T U I E H C

C1: pitchful (0)
C2: UPLIFT (6)
OT: PICULET, PITHFUL (7)
Score: 53-71 (max 87)

Tom plays a risky 8 (as did two others) whereas 7 will have done. Piculet is a woodpecker.

Round 12: D G C E O U S T E

C1: GUESTED (7)
C2: SCOUTED (7)
OT: CUSTODEE (8)
Score: 60-78 (max 95)

Nobody got the 8. Custodee is an old word for a custodian.

Round 13: P E Q U N I R I J

C1: JUNIPER (7)
C2: INQUIRE (7)
Score: 67-85 (max 102)

Round 14: 75, 25, 5, 4, 2, 4. Target: 743.

C1: 742 (7)
C2: 742 (7)
SN: 743 ((75-4)X5+4)X2+25 (10)
Score: 74-92 (max 112)

Round 15: S T A I D B O N E
C1 buzzes to say BOTANISED which is correct.
Final Score: 74-102 (max 122)

Rob got the top score with 104.


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Countdown recap for COREA Game 3 Saturday 20 April 2019.

C1: Graeme
C2: Rob
Host: Tony Atkins
DC: Hannah McIntosh
OT: Other words
SN: Sample number solutions

R01: I I U P L F E T H
R02: C B M R E U O A E
R03: 50, 25, 100, 3, 8, 3. Target: 662.
R04: Y G X N A O I S N
R05: P R Z O I A D N S
R06: 25, 50, 75, 100, 8, 7. Target: 845.
R07: B S N I O A B E M
R08: M L L O U E F D W
R09: 9, 5, 4, 2, 4, 5. Target: 268.
R10: R E T U R I V A P
R11: E I O Q N R J O D
R12: G C S T O E E S C
R13: S E R A T A R A T
R14: 75, 50, 10, 10, 9, 7. Target: 474.
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Round 1: I I U P L F E T H

C1: PITIFUL (7)
C2: PITIFUL (7)
OT: PITHFUL (7)
Score: 7-7 (max 7)

Pithful makes a return from game 2.

Round 2: C B M R E U O A E

C1: EMBRACE (7)
C2: EMBRACE (7)
OT: MORCEAU (7)
Score: 14–14 (max 14)

Round 3: 50, 25, 100, 3, 8, 3. Target: 662.

C1: 659 (7)
C2: 659 (7)
SN: 660 (50+8-3)X(100/25)X3 (7)
Score: 21-21 (max 21)

Tom and Ann make the exact 660.

Round 4: Y G X N A O I S N

C1: SAYING (6)
C2: SAYING (6)
OT: NAYINGS, NIGNAYS, NIGNOYS, NOSYING (7)
Score: 27-27 (max 28)

The 7s are missed by all players.

Round 5: P R Z O I A D N S

C1: PONIARDS (8)
C2: PONIARDS (8)
OT: PADRINOS, PRAZOSIN (8)
Score: 35-35 (max 36)

Round 6: 25, 50, 75, 100, 8, 7. Target: 845.

C1: 844X (0)
C2: 846 (7)
SN: 845 (100+8+(50/25))X7+75 (10)
Score: 35-42 (max 46)

Tom is the only one to make 845 exact.

Round 7: B S N I O A B E M

C1: BAMBINOS (8)
C2: BAMBINOS (8)
OT: NABOBISM (8)
Score: 43-50 (max 54)

Round 8: M L L O U E F D W

C1: DOLEFUL (7)
C2: DOLEFUL (7)
OT: MUDFLOW (7)
Score: 50-57 (max 61)

Round 9: 9, 5, 4, 2, 4, 5. Target: 268.

C1: 268 (10)
C2: 268X (0)
SN: 268 ((2X4X9)-5)X4 (10)
Score: 60-57 (max 71)

Round 10: R E T U R I V A P

C1: PRIVATE (7)
C2: PRIVATE (7)
OT: PARTIER, RAPTURE, RUPTIVE, UPRIVER (7)
Score: 67-64 (max 78)

Round 11: E I O Q N R J O D

C1: JOINER (6)
C2: JOINDER (7)
Score: 67-71 (max 85)

Rob getting the legal term gets the lead.

Round 12: G C S T O E E S C

C1: EGESTS (6)
C2: COSSET (6)
OT: COSETS, SCOTES, SETOSE (6)
Score: 73-77 (max 91)

Round 13: S E R A T A R A T

C1: STARTER (7)
C2: STARTER (7)
OT: RATTERS, RESTART, STATERA, TARATAS, TARTARE, TARTARS (7)
Score: 80-84 (max 98)

Round 14: 75, 50, 10, 10, 9, 7. Target: 474.
C1: 474 (10)
C2: 474 (10)
SN: 474 (7X75)-50-(10/10) (10)
Score: 90-94 (max 108)

A gettable numbers round leads to a crucial conundrum.

Round 15: F A R T O I L E D

C2 buzzes to say FLORIATED which is correct.
Final Score: 90-104 (max 118)

Tom got the top score with 105.

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Countdown recap for COREA Game 4 Saturday 20 April 2019.

C1: Jon
C2: Catriona
Host: Tony Atkins
DC: Hannah McIntosh
OT: Other words
SN: Sample number solutions

R01: C B M S O O I E W
R02: X L S T E U O R U
R03: 8, 7, 5, 4, 2, 6. Target: 465.
R04: R N F E O E N I O
R05: D H F G O O I M T
R06: 2, 4, 5, 9, 10, 1. Target: 231.
R07: M I K U R A N E D
R08: O I A L W R O S S
R09: 25, 50, 75, 100, 6, 3. Target: 857.
R10: Y A N E C A Z A T
R11: D A N O B E S E P
R12: V D J T I A E O R
R13: N T S C A U U I G
R14: 50, 25, 10, 3, 8, 7. Target: 370.
R15: O R E B A N D E D (conundrum)


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Round 1: C B M S O O I E W

C1: SCOOBIE (7)
C2: COMBIS (6)
OT: COOMBES (7)
Score: 7-0 (max 7)

Jon has a scoobie as what the top answer might be to get an early lead.

Round 2: X L S T E U O R U

C1: RESULT (6)
C2: RUSTLE (6)
OT: LUTEOUS (7)
Score: 13-6 (max 14)

Rob was the only player to get luteous, which means greeny-yellow in biology.

Round 3: 8, 7, 5, 4, 2, 6. Target: 465.

C1: 465 (10)
C2: 467 (0)
SN: 465 (7X6+4)X(8+2)+5 (10)
Score: 23-6 (max 24)

Round 4: R N F E O E N I O

C1: INFERNO (7)
C2: FINER (5)
Score: 30-6 (max 31)

Round 5: D H F G O O I M T

C1: OMIGOD (6)
C2: FIGHT (5)
OT: OHMIGOD (7)
Score: 36-6 (max 38)

Rob spotted the alternative spelling of omigod, but Jon settles for the shorter version.

Round 6: 2, 4, 5, 9, 10, 1. Target: 231.

C1: 231 (10)
C2: 231 (10)
SN: 231 (5+1)X4X10-9 (10)
Score: 46-16 (max 48)

Round 7: M I K U R A N E D

C1: MUDARINE (8)
C2: UNMARKED (8)
OT: MURAENID (8)
Score: 54-24 (max 56)

Mudarine (or mudarin, madarin, madarine) is a poison from the mudar plant.
Muraenid is the family of Moray eels.

Round 8: O I A L W R O S S

C1: SAILORS (7)
C2: SWIRLS (6)
OT: ARIOSOS (7)
Score: 61-24 (max 63)

Round 9: 25, 50, 75, 100, 6, 3. Target: 857.

C1: 853 (0)
C2: 856 (7)
SN: 857 (100+50-3)X6-25 (10)
Score: 61-31 (max 73)

Tom and Rob make 857 exact.

Round 10: Y A N E C A Z A T

C1: CATENA (6)
C2: ENACT (5)
OT: CYANATE (7)
score: 67-31 (max 80)

Tom is the only one who gets chemical cyanate.

Round 11: D A N O B E S E P

C1: DEBONES (7)
C2: DAPSONE (7)
OT: BEDPANS, DEPONES, SPONDEE (7)
Score: 74-38 (max 87)

Round 12: V D J T I A E O R

C1: DEVIATOR (8)
C2: DEVIATOR (8)
Score: 82-46 (max 95)

Round 13: N T S C A U U I G

C1: CAUSING (7)
C2: CAUSING (7)
OT: CASTING, NAUTICS, SAUCING, UNICAST (7)
Score: 89-53 (max 102)

Round 14: 50, 25, 10, 3, 8, 7. Target: 370.

C1: 370 (10)
C2: 370 (10)
SN: 370 (7X50)+25+5-8 (10)
Score: 99-63 (max 112)

Round 15: O R E B A N D E D

C2 buzzes to say BROADENED which is correct.
Final Score: 99-73 (max 122)

Rob got the top score with 110.


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Countdown recap for COREA Game 5 Saturday 20 April 2019.

C1: Tom
C2: Tony
Host: Tony Atkins
DC: Hannah McIntosh
OT: Other words
SN: Sample number solutions

R01: N B M E A E L F E
R02: R M T E I A S P A
R03: 9, 1, 6, 2, 9, 5. Target: 102.
R04: T V T D E U A U O
R05: P E N U S A C E G
R06: 75, 6, 7, 8, 3, 10. Target: 279.
R07: V D N B O O I O I
R08: S P W O E U R O S
R09: 75, 4, 9, 5, 7. Target: 671.
R10: S M K R U I A I A
R11: N D T M E O A O I
R12: G U F O H E D A R
R13: I N A F O N E R E
R14: 25, 50, 75, 100, 8, 2. Target: 858.
R15: D E C T O R O U S (conundrum)


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Round 1: N B M E A E L F E

C1: FEMALE (6)
C2: FEMALE (6)
OT: BALEEN, ENABLE, ENAMEL, FEEBLE, FLAMBE, FLAMEN, LEAFEN, MABELE, MELENA, MELENE (6)
Score: 6-6 (max 6)

Round 2: R M T E I A S P A

C1: PRIMATES (8)
C2: ASPIRATE (8)
OT: ARTEMIAS, ASPERMIA, MAESTRIA, MATAPIES, PARASITE, PAREMIAS, PASTRAMI, PRISMATE, SEPTARIA (8)
Score: 14–14 (max 14)


Round 3: R03: 9, 1, 6, 2, 9, 5. Target: 102.

C1: 102 (10)
C2: 102 (10)
SN: 102 (9+2)X9+3 or (9X6X2)-5-1 (10)
Score: 24-24 (max 24)

Round 4: T V T D E U A U O

C1: OUTDATE (7)
C2: DEVOUT (6)
Score: 31-24 (max 31)

Tom gets the "Darren" to take the lead.

Round 5: P E N U S A C E G

C1: UNCAGES (7)
C2: UNCAGES (7)
OT: UNPEACES (8)
Score: 38-31 (max 39)

Tom didn't risk the 8, an old word for lack of peace.

Round 6: R06: 75, 6, 7, 8, 3, 10. Target: 279.

C1: 279 (10)
C2: 279 (10)
SN: 279 (75+10+8)X3 or (3X75)+(6X(10+7-8)) (10)
Score: 48-41 (max 49)

Round 7: V D N B O O I O I

C1: OVOID (5)
C2: OVOID (5)
OT: OBOVOID (7)
Score: 53-46 (max 56)

Nobody gets the 7, otherwise 5 is the best, which means having an obovate cross-section in biology.

Round 8: S P W O E U R O S

C1: swoopers (0)
C2: PROWESS (7)
OT: PORUSES, POSEURS, ROSEOUS, SOURSOP (7)
Score: 53-53 (max 63)

Tom's risky word evens the score.

Round 9: 75, 4, 9, 5, 7. Target: 671.

C1: 671 (10)
C2: 671 (10)
SN: 671 ((3X4X5)+7)X10+1 (10)
Score: 63-63 (max 73)

Round 10: S M K R U I A I A

C1: SAMURAI (7)
C2: SAMURAI (7)
OT: RUMAKIS, UAKARIS (7)
Score: 70-70 (max 80)

Round 11: N D T M E O A O I

C1: DOMINATE (8)
C2: DEMOTION (8)
OT: MOTIONED, NEMATOID (8)
Score: 78-78 (max 88)

Round 12: G U F O H E D A R

C1: ROUGHED (7)
C2: ROUGHED (7)
OT: FORAGED (7)
Score: 85-85 (max 95)

Round 13: I N A F O N E R E

C1: INFERNO (7)
C2: REFINE (6)
OT: AERONEF (7)
Score: 92-85 (max 102)

Inferno comes out for a second time to put Tom in the lead. Aeronef is an old word
for a flying machine.

Round 14: 25, 50, 75, 100, 8, 2. Target: 858.

C1: 858 (10)
C2: 858 (10)
SN: 858 (100+(75/25)-2)X8+50 (10)
Score: 102-95 (max 112)

As host, Tony cannot buzz for the conundrum so not crucial!

Round 15: D E C T O R O U S

Nobody buzzes. OUTSCORED is correct.
Final Score: 102-95 (max 122)

Rob got the top score with 119.

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