Friday 8th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 94)

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Friday 8th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 94)

Post by James Robinson » Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:18 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 8 November 2019.

C1: Champion Morgan Sauer (4 wins, 384 points.) A student from Peterborough, studying maths and business studies at Leicester University.
C2: Challenger Alfie Webb. A maths student at the University of Swansea, but is from Drefach, Ceredigion. He's a prop for his local rugby team, Cefneithin RFC.
DC: Susie Dent and Jenny Eclair.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: D R R E O E N S I
R02: M T R A E Z H I E
R03: 75, 50, 5, 6, 1, 2. Target: 192.
TTT: PELTSIMON - "Simon would get pelters for being so foolish and gullible."
R04: A O I C P W T A E
R05: I E F X J A F M U
R06: 25, 2, 6, 1, 4, 5. Target: 441.
R07: N R T E I E C L I
R08: M S V S M U O I S
R09: 100, 7, 3, 6, 2, 5. Target: 283.
TTT: HINTWOUND - "You may get a hint as to who caused the fatal wound in this type of murder mystery."
R10: D A E A G S Y N O
R11: E I U R S D L A T
R12: L N V T I E O E N
R13: B K A O E N C L A
R14: 25, 9, 6, 8, 4, 3. Target: 604.
R15: G A I N S E D G E (conundrum)


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Round 1: D R R E O E N S I

Morgan: RENDERS (7)
Alfie: RESIDER (7)
DC: ENDORSER (8)
OT: INDORSER (8) ORDINEES (8)
Score: 7–7 (max 8)

Round 2: M T R A E Z H I E

Morgan: MEATIER (7)
Alfie: HAZIER (6)
DC: MAZIER (6)
OT: RHEMATIZE (18)
Score: 14–7 (max 26)

Round 3: 75, 50, 5, 6, 1, 2. Target: 192.

Morgan: 192. ((5 - 1) x 50) - (6 + 2) (10)
Alfie: 192. ((5 - 1) x 50) - (6 + 2) (10)
Score: 24–17 (max 36)

Teatime teaser: PELTSIMON -> SIMPLETON

Round 4: A O I C P W T A E

Morgan: TAPIOCA (7)
Alfie: TWICE (5)
DC: COWPAT (6) OPACITE (7)
OT: CAPITAO (7) OPACATE (7) PEACOAT (7)
Score: 31–17 (max 43)

Round 5: I E F X J A F M U

Morgan: MIFF (4)
Alfie: FAME (4)
DC: MUFF (4) MUFFIE (6)
Score: 35–21 (max 49)

Round 6: 25, 2, 6, 1, 4, 5. Target: 441.

Morgan: 441. ((25 x 2) - 1) x (5 + 4) (10)
Alfie: 441. ((2 + 1) x 6 x 25) - 4 - 5 (10)
Score: 45–31 (max 59)

Jenny talks about sorting out her mother with a smart-speaker.

Round 7: N R T E I E C L I

Morgan: CRETIN (6)
Alfie: ENTICER (7)
DC: INTER (5) ENTERIC (7)
OT: RECTILINE (18)
Score: 45–38 (max 77)

Round 8: M S V S M U O I S

Morgan: SUMOS (5)
Alfie: SUMS (4)
DC: MISSUS (6)
OT: OSMIUM (6) OVISMS (6)
Score: 50–38 (max 83)

Round 9: 100, 7, 3, 6, 2, 5. Target: 283.

Morgan: 283. (100 x 3) - ((6 x 2) + 5) (10)
Alfie: 283. ((100 - 5) x 3) - 2 (10)
Score: 60–48 (max 93)

Teatime teaser: HINTWOUND -> WHODUNNIT

Round 10: D A E A G S Y N O

Morgan: ADAGES (6)
Alfie: AGENDAS (7)
DC: NOSEGAY (7) GONADS (6)
OT: DOGANAS (7) NOYADES (7) SONDAGE (7)
Score: 60–55 (max 100)

Round 11: E I U R S D L A T

Morgan: DILATES (7)
Alfie: TRAILED (7)
DC: dilaters RESIDUAL (8) ADULTERS (8) DILUTERS (8)
OT: LARDIEST (8) REDTAILS (8) STUDLIER (8)
Score: 67–62 (max 108)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some medical terms.

Round 12: L N V T I E O E N

Morgan: VIOLENT (7)
Alfie: VIOLENT (7)
DC: NEOLITE (7)
OT: ENLIVEN (7) LENIENT (7) LEONINE (7) NOVELET (7) VEINLET (7)
Score: 74–69 (max 115)

Round 13: B K A O E N C L A

Morgan: BALANCE (7)
Alfie: BLACKEN (7)
DC: ABALONE (7)
Score: 81–76 (max 122)

Round 14: 25, 9, 6, 8, 4, 3. Target: 604.

Morgan: 604. (3 x 8 x 25) + 4 (10)
Alfie: 604. (3 x 8 x 25) + 4 (10)
Score: 91–86 (max 132)

Round 15: G A I N S E D G E

Morgan buzzes on 28.75 seconds to say DISENGAGE which is correct.
Final Score: 101–86 (max 142)

Statistics Corner

Morgan:
Total score - 101
Raw score - 113
Total % of max - 71
Raw % of max - 80
Total average score per round - 6.7
Raw average score per round - 7.5
Number of maxes - 8

Alfie:
Total score - 86
Raw score - 101
Total % of max - 61
Raw % of max - 71
Total average score per round - 5.7
Raw average score per round - 6.7
Number of maxes - 7

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=81
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