Friday 5th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 24)

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Friday 5th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 24)

Post by Anthony Endsor » Sun Aug 07, 2016 4:45 pm

Hello and welcome to another Friday recap. :) It's been teapots galore this week, as 3 champions have come and gone. Here now though, we have a young 17 year old in Cammy Lovatt. Now we know what these teenagers are like don't we? :lol: So can we expect Cammy to go on and become yet another all time great? Only time will tell. For today though, he is up against Annie Humphries. Enjoy.

Countdown recap for Friday 5 August 2016.

C1: Champion Cammy Lovatt (2 wins, 174 points.) A 2 times champion.
C2: Challenger Annie Humphries. A retired teacher from Basildon. Current hobbies include Yoga and singing in a Laryngectomy choir, which is part of an initiative to raise awareness of cancer.
DC: Susie Dent and Gyles Brandreth.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: S R L M Y I E O A
R02: P D I U N Q O T E
R03: 9, 6, 5, 9, 25, 100, . Target: 891.
TTT: NINEJOSH - "Those condoms don't belong to you, give them back."
R04: S R A I E Z T G O
R05: P R U A O E S N S
R06: 5, 10, 9, 10, 7, 50. Target: 201.
R07: R D P T I O A E N
R08: V G I U S B E A S
R09: 10, 1, 1, 4, 2, 50. Target: 396.
TTT: PARNINES - "Nothing to do with golf, although they might carry your clubs."
R10: T R S O E U D X A
R11: L D T N E I O U F
R12: M T I H A E G N V
R13: S F P R I U A E M
R14: 3, 2, 7, 10, 5, 75, . Target: 653.
R15: R O A M D F R E E (conundrum)


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Round 1: S R L M Y I E O A

Cammy: MORALES (7)
Annie: MORALISE (8)
DC: ROYALISM (8)
OT: MAYORIES (8) ROYALISE (8)
Score: 0–8 (max 8)

It's a good start for Annie as she gets MORALISE for 8. Cammy only gets MORALES for 7.

Round 2: P D I U N Q O T E

Cammy: QUOTED (6)
Annie: POINTED (7)
DC: QUOINED (7)
OT: POUTINE (7) QUOITED (7)
Score: 0–15 (max 15)

Cammy QUOTED a 6, but Annie POINTED the way to a 7.

Round 3: 9, 6, 5, 9, 25, 100. Target: 891.

Cammy: 891. (100 x 9) - 9 (10)
Annie: 891. (100 x 9) - 9 (10)
Score: 10–25 (max 25)

Both players get a perfect 10 with 891.


Teatime teaser: NINEJOSH -> JOHNNIES

Round 4: S R A I E Z T G O

Cammy: STORAGE (7)
Annie: AGISTER (7)
OT: AGISTOR (7) GAITERS (7) GOITRES (7) GORIEST (7) ORGEATS (7) ORGIAST (7) OSTERIA (7) OTARIES (7) STAGIER (7) TOERAGS (7) TRIAGES (7)
Score: 17–32 (max 32)

Cammy puts his word into STORAGE as Annie gets an AGISTER.

Round 5: P R U A O E S N S

Cammy: APRONS (6)
Annie: PAUSES (6)
DC: PERSONA (7) PERSONAS (8)
OT: POSAUNES (8) PRONASES (8) PRUNASES (8) RESPONSA (8)
Score: 23–38 (max 40)

Both players get 6. Annie PAUSES as Cammy gets APRONS.

Round 6: 5, 10, 9, 10, 7, 50. Target: 201.

Cammy: 200. (9 - 7) x 50 + (10 x 10) (7)
Annie: 202. Mistake in working.
RR: 201. (9 - 5) x 50 + (10 / 10) (10)
Score: 30–38 (max 50)

Both players declared 1 away, but Annie made a mistake, allowing Cammy to collect 7 points. Rachel then showed how it could have been 10.

Gyles Brandreth talks about a show he did in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Round 7: R D P T I O A E N

Cammy: departion
Annie: operant
DC: PREDATION (18)
Score: 30–38 (max 68)

Cammy thought he had a 9, but 'departion' is not a word. Annie thought she had an 8, but 'operant' is only 7. :roll:

Round 8: V G I U S B E A S

Cammy: vagues
Annie: VISAGES (7)
DC: ABUSIVE (7)
OT: BAGSIES (7) GIBUSES (7) SUASIVE (7)
Score: 30–45 (max 75)

Cammy has 'vagues' disallowed, as Annie gets VISAGES for 7.

Round 9: 10, 1, 1, 4, 2, 50. Target: 396.

Cammy: 396. (10 - 1 - 1) x 50 - 4 (10)
Annie: 396. (10 - 1 - 1) x 50 - 4 (10)
Score: 40–55 (max 85)

It's a perfect 10 for both players with 396.

Teatime teaser: PARNINES -> PANNIERS

Round 10: T R S O E U D X A

Cammy: DEXTROUS (8)
Annie: readouts
OT: EXTRADOS (8) OUTDARES (8) OUTREADS (8)
Score: 48–55 (max 93)

Cammy gets DEXTROUS for 8. Annie has 'readouts' disallowed as it is hyphonated, one of only a few hyphons left still to go.

Round 11: L D T N E I O U F

Cammy: OUTLINED (8)
Annie: OUTLINED (8)
DC: OUTFIELD (8)
Score: 56–63 (max 101)

Both players OUTLINED the importance of 8 points here.

Susie talks about the origin of 'cower'. It's nothing to do with cows, but it is animal related.


Round 12: M T I H A E G N V

Cammy: HEATING (7)
Annie: TEAMING (7)
DC: MEGAHIT (7) VINTAGE (7)
OT: HEAVING (7) MEATING (7) MINTAGE (7) TEGMINA (7) THEMING (7) THINGAM (7) THINGEM (7)
Score: 63–70 (max 108)

It's 7 each here as Cammy is HEATING as Annie is TEAMING.

Round 13: S F P R I U A E M

Cammy: PRIMES (6)
Annie: UMPIRES (7)
DC: UPRAISE (7)
OT: MISFARE (7) PRIMASE (7)
Score: 63–77 (max 115)

Cammy thought he was in his PRIMES, but Annie UMPIRES to get 7 points.

Round 14: 3, 2, 7, 10, 5, 75. Target: 653.

Cammy: 653. (75 - 10) x (7 + 3) + (5 - 2) (10)
Annie: 653. (75 - 10) x (5 x 2) + 3 (10)
Score: 73–87 (max 125)

A perfect 10 for both players with 653.

Round 15: R O A M D F R E E

Annie buzzes on 11 seconds to say FOREARMED which is correct.
Final Score: 73–97 (max 135)


So Annie topples 2 times Champion Cammy. Another teapot goes out the door and another new champion emerges. Annie played an excellent game and Cammy was outplayed. How long will Annie last? Only time will tell. Join Sean Fletcher on Monday to see if she can get her second win. I'll be back next Friday. Thank you very much for reading, and goodbye. :)
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