Wednesday 8th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 91)

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Wednesday 8th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 91)

Post by James Robinson » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:16 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 8 November 2017.

C1: Champion James Riddell (4 wins, 313 points.) A support worker from Glasgow.
C2: Challenger Jason Webb. A musician from Kidderminster, Worcestershire. He plays the drums.
DC: Susie Dent and Alison Steadman.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: M N T I E I M L O
R02: S E L G I E R D I
R03: 50, 2, 9, 10, 5, 4. Target: 926.
TTT: DOCONESPY - "The doctor might give you one of these if he wants to spy any internal problems."
R04: C T C U O E D A D
R05: F J E I E H S B A
R06: 100, 25, 7, 2, 9, 3. Target: 378.
R07: N T E S X A I S P
R08: E L D I E Q N E V
R09: 100, 9, 7, 6, 3, 8. Target: 636.
TTT: CATINMICE - "Tom & Jerry both had a long career in this industry."
R10: T A L U M T I P A
R11: K S N U A R R E H
R12: T B I A G W O R I
R13: R D S S I U E R U
R14: 100, 25, 6, 4, 2, 7. Target: 120.
R15: U D D E R N E T H (conundrum)


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Round 1: M N T I E I M L O

James: LIMIT (5)
Jason: -
DC: MOMENT (6)
OT: IMMOTILE (8) LIMONITE (8)
Score: 5–0 (max 8)

Round 2: S E L G I E R D I

James: LEDGERS (7)
Jason: GLIDERS (7)
DC: GIRDLES (7) GIRLIES (7)
OT: GILDERS (7) REGILDS (7) RESILED (7) RESLIDE (7) RIDGELS (7) RIEGELS (7) SLEDGER (7)
Score: 12–7 (max 15)

Round 3: 50, 2, 9, 10, 5, 4. Target: 926.

James: 930. (9 x 2 x 50) + (4 x 5) + 10 (7)
Jason: 920.
RR: 926. (((50 x 9) + 10 + 5) x 2) - 4 (10)
Score: 19–7 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: DOCONESPY -> ENDOSCOPY

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

James: DEDUCT (6)
Jason: DEDUCT (6)
DC: ADDUCE (6) COATED (6)
OT: ACUTED (6) ADDUCT (6) DECOCT (6) DOUTED (6) DUCTED (6)
Score: 25–13 (max 31)

Round 5: F J E I E H S B A

James: JIBES (5)
Jason: JIBES (5)
DC: HIJABS (6)
OT: BHAJIS (6)
Score: 30–18 (max 37)

Round 6: 100, 25, 7, 2, 9, 3. Target: 378.

James: 377. ((100 + 25) x 3) + 2 (7)
Jason: 377. ((7 - 3) x 100) - 25 + 2 (7)
RR: 378. (100 + 25 + ((9 - 7) / 2)) x 3 (10)
Score: 37–25 (max 47)

Alison talks about trying to stop her mobile phone interrupting a theatre production.

Round 7: N T E S X A I S P

James: PANTIES (7)
Jason: PAINTS (6)
DC: PANSIES (7) SAPIENTS (8)
OT: SEXTAINS (8)
Score: 44–25 (max 55)

Round 8: E L D I E Q N E V

James: VEINED (6)
Jason: LEVIED (6)
DC: LIVENED (7) NEEDLE (6)
Score: 50–31 (max 62)

Round 9: 100, 9, 7, 6, 3, 8. Target: 636.

James: -
Jason: 636. (100 x 6) + ((7 - 3) x 9) (10)
Score: 50–41 (max 72)

Teatime teaser: CATINMICE -> CINEMATIC

Round 10: T A L U M T I P A

James: PITTA (5)
Jason: multi
DC: TULIP (5) IMPALA (6)
OT: ULTIMATA (8)
Score: 55–41 (max 80)

Round 11: K S N U A R R E H

James: HANKERS (7)
Jason: shanker
DC: HUNKERS (7)
OT: HARKENS (7) RANKERS (7) UNRAKES (7)
Score: 62–41 (max 87)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "Greenland".

Round 12: T B I A G W O R I

James: ORBIT (5)
Jason: ORBIT (5)
DC: BIGOT (5)
OT: BIOWAR (6) BOGART (6)
Score: 67–46 (max 93)

Round 13: R D S S I U E R U

James: ISSUED (6)
Jason: SIDERS (6)
DC: DURRIES (7)
OT: SUDSIER (7) USURERS (7)
Score: 73–52 (max 100)

Round 14: 100, 25, 6, 4, 2, 7. Target: 120.

James: 120. ((7 - 2) x 4) + 100 (10)
Jason: 120. 25 - 7 + 2 + 100 (10)
Score: 83–62 (max 110)

Round 15: U D D E R N E T H

James buzzes on 1.75 seconds to say THUNDERED which is correct.
Final Score: 93–62 (max 120)

Statistics Corner

James:
Total score - 93
Raw score - 93
Total % of max - 78
Raw % of max - 78
Total average score per round - 6.2
Raw average score per round - 6.2
Number of maxes - 5

Jason:
Total score - 62
Raw score - 73
Total % of max - 52
Raw % of max - 61
Total average score per round - 4.1
Raw average score per round - 4.9
Number of maxes - 4

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=77
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