Wednesday 9th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 86)

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Wednesday 9th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 86)

Post by James Robinson » Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:01 pm

BACK UP AND RUNNING!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek:

Countdown recap for Wednesday 9 May 2018.

C1: Challenger Paul Harper. A finance officer from Manchester. He's a big fan of Burnley F.C..
C2: Challenger James Forrest. An insurance broker from Morecambe, Lancashire. He has been football coaching in Hawaii, California and Arizona.
DC: Susie Dent and Adrian Chiles.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: C U P A O N B U T
R02: L E S W A E D T A
R03: 100, 5, 3, 2, 6, 1. Target: 390.
TTT: PRETTYMOO - "There are no "I"'s in the word, but lots in the occupation."
R04: S R E K E G S O P
R05: Y H E U A T G N E
R06: 75, 50, 1, 5, 6, 9. Target: 905.
R07: M V U A E T D I N
R08: G A S N E I S M E
R09: 75, 10, 1, 1, 10, 7. Target: 457.
TTT: REDMANUAL - "It was an easy target for the burglar, he wasn't anxious about anything."
R10: L D A I R B E T D
R11: C V I A I M F O R
R12: S N U I J L O E T
R13: R A E L R A M G S
R14: 100, 25, 6, 6, 2, 2. Target: 473.
R15: A M I N I G R I P (conundrum)


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Round 1: C U P A O N B U T

Paul: TOUCAN (6)
James: ocupant
DC: CUP (3)
OT: COBNUT (6) NOCTUA (6) PONTAC (6) PUNCTA (6) TUPUNA (6)
Score: 6–0 (max 6)

Round 2: L E S W A E D T A

Paul: SWEATED (7)
James: weasled
OT: DELATES (7) LEWDEST (7)
Score: 13–0 (max 13)

Round 3: 100, 5, 3, 2, 6, 1. Target: 390.

Paul: 390. ((3 + 1) x 100) - (5 x 2) (10)
James: 390. Mistake in working.
Score: 23–0 (max 23)

Teatime teaser: PRETTYMOO -> OPTOMETRY

Round 4: S R E K E G S O P

Paul: SPOKES (6)
James: GEEKS (5)
DC: REPOSES (7)
OT: RESPOKE (7)
Score: 29–0 (max 30)

Round 5: Y H E U A T G N E

Paul: AGENT (5)
James: TANGY (5)
DC: TUNEAGE (7)
OT: NAUGHTY (7)
Score: 34–5 (max 37)

Round 6: 75, 50, 1, 5, 6, 9. Target: 905.

Paul: 900. (6 + 5 + 1) x 75 (7)
James: -
RR: 905. (9 x 50) + (6 x 75) + 5 (10)
Score: 41–5 (max 47)

Adrian talks about learning Croatian, as his mum is originally from Croatia.

Round 7: M V U A E T D I N

Paul: MEDIANT (7)
James: UNTAMED (7)
DC: VAUNTED (7) DEVIANT (7)
OT: AUDIENT (7) IDEATUM (7) MAUNTED (7) MINUTED (7) UNMATED (7)
Score: 48–12 (max 54)

Round 8: G A S N E I S M E

Paul: MESSING (7)
James: IMAGES (6)
DC: GAMINESS (8)
OT: AGENESIS (8) ASSIGNEE (8) GAMENESS (8) NEMESIAS (8)
Score: 55–12 (max 62)

Round 9: 75, 10, 1, 1, 10, 7. Target: 457.

Paul: 459. ((7 - 1) x 75) + 10 - 1 (7)
James: -
RR: 457. ((75 + 1) x (7 - 1)) + (10 / 10) (10)
Score: 62–12 (max 72)

Teatime teaser: REDMANUAL -> UNALARMED

Round 10: L D A I R B E T D

Paul: TRIBAL (6)
James: baller
DC: BAILER (6) LIBRATED (8)
Score: 68–12 (max 80)

Round 11: C V I A I M F O R

Paul: formic
James: FOAM (4)
DC: CAROM (5)
OT: ACIFORM (7)
Score: 68–16 (max 87)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "here's mud in your eye".

Round 12: S N U I J L O E T

Paul: SUNLIT (6)
James: LISTEN (6)
DC: OUTLINES (8) ELUTIONS (8)
Score: 74–22 (max 95)

Round 13: R A E L R A M G S

Paul: LAGERS (6)
James: GAMERS (6)
DC: LAAGERS (7)
OT: ALMAGRES (8)
Score: 80–28 (max 103)

Round 14: 100, 25, 6, 6, 2, 2. Target: 473.

Paul: 475. ((6 - 2) x 100) + ((6 / 2) x 25) (7)
James: 470.
RR: 473. (((6 x 2) + 100) x (6 - 2)) + 25 (10)
Score: 87–28 (max 113)

Round 15: A M I N I G R I P

Paul buzzes on 9.75 seconds to say IMPAIRING which is correct.
Final Score: 97–28 (max 123)

Statistics Corner

Paul:
Total score - 97
Raw score - 97
Total % of max - 79
Raw % of max - 79
Total average score per round - 6.5
Raw average score per round - 6.5
Number of maxes - 5

James:
Total score - 28
Raw score - 46
Total % of max - 23
Raw % of max - 37
Total average score per round - 1.9
Raw average score per round - 3.1
Number of maxes - 1

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=78
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Re: Wednesday 9th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 86)

Post by Owen Carroll » Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:36 pm

Thanks james👍 Sorry if I seemed pushy earlier

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