Monday 15th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 29)

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Monday 15th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 29)

Post by Sean Fletcher » Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:00 am

Countdown recap for Monday 15 August 2016.

C1: Champion Annie Humphries (6 wins, 579 points.)
C2: Challenger Danny Cariello.
DC: Susie Dent and Charlie Stayt.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: L S R O A E I T W
R02: P S A M E B A S T
R03: 1, 10, 4, 3, 8, 50. Target: 652.
TTT: MILDSOAP - "The restaurant gives out hot towels at the end of the course, but the college issues these."
R04: D R I U C K N A Y
R05: T P S E O I M R N
R06: 1, 3, 4, 9, 5, 75. Target: 910.
R07: G Z R A E S I V G
R08: T P T O E S W O H
R09: 5, 6, 10, 10, 7, 25. Target: 784.
TTT: DIREFOUL - "He was in a dire and foul mood; it must be something in the water."
R10: D V E I T H A R L
R11: R E F N O C E D A
R12: F G L U E O R N R
R13: M N E S U I L P S
R14: 7, 10, 8, 5, 4, 100. Target: 939.
R15: P R I N C E G A P (conundrum)


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Round 1: L S R O A E I T W

Annie: isolater
Danny: trailers
DC: WORSE (5) WAITERS (7)
OT: AEOLIST (7) ISOLATE (7) LOITERS (7) LOWRIES (7) OESTRAL (7) OLESTRA (7) ORALIST (7) OSTERIA (7) OTARIES (7) REALIST (7) RESITOL (7) RETAILS (7) SALTIER (7) SALTIRE (7) SLIOTAR (7) TAILORS (7) TOILERS (7) TROWELS (7) WAILERS (7) WARIEST (7) WASTREL (7)
Score: 0–0 (max 7)

Round 2: P S A M E B A S T

Annie: STEAMS (6)
Danny: ASSET (5)
DC: SAMBAS (6) STAMPS (6)
OT: PETASMAS (8)
Score: 6–0 (max 15)

Round 3: 1, 10, 4, 3, 8, 50. Target: 652.

Annie: 652. (10+3)*50+8/4 (10)
Danny: 652. (10+3)*50+8/4 (10)
Score: 16–10 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: MILDSOAP -> DIPLOMAS

Round 4: D R I U C K N A Y

Annie: durian
Danny: CANDY (5)
DC: RANCID (6) CRANKY (6)
OT: CANDIRU (7) IRACUND (7)
Score: 16–15 (max 32)

Round 5: T P S E O I M R N

Annie: PROMISE (7)
Danny: STOMPER (7)
DC: PROSE (5) POINTERS (8) PROTEINS (8) IMPOSTER (8)
OT: EMPTIONS (8) NEPOTISM (8) ORPIMENT (8) PIMENTOS (8) PORNIEST (8) PORTSMEN (8) PTERIONS (8) REPOINTS (8) RIMSTONE (8) STOMPIER (8) TROPINES (8)
Score: 23–22 (max 40)

Round 6: 1, 3, 4, 9, 5, 75. Target: 910.

Annie: 910. 3*4*75+9+1 (10)
Danny: 910. (9+3)*75+4+5+1 (10)
Score: 33–32 (max 50)

Round 7: G Z R A E S I V G

Annie: GRAVIES (7)
Danny: GRAZES (6)
DC: GRAVES (6) SAGGIER (7)
Score: 40–32 (max 57)

Round 8: T P T O E S W O H

Annie: WHOOPS (6)
Danny: HOOPS (5)
DC: STEWPOT (7) HOTSPOT (7) PHOTOSET (8)
Score: 46–32 (max 65)

Round 9: 5, 6, 10, 10, 7, 25. Target: 784.

Annie: -
Danny: -
RR: 784. (25*6+7)*5-10/10 (10)
Score: 46–32 (max 75)

Teatime teaser: DIREFOUL -> FLUORIDE

Round 10: D V E I T H A R L

Annie: THRIVED (7)
Danny: TREAD (5)
DC: LITHER (6) DRIVEL (6)
OT: ADITHER (7) REDTAIL (7) TRAILED (7)
Score: 53–32 (max 82)

Round 11: R E F N O C E D A

Annie: ENFORCED (8)
Danny: FONDER (6)
Score: 61–32 (max 90)

Round 12: F G L U E O R N R

Annie: FURLONG (7)
Danny: LONGER (6)
DC: FORERUN (7) LOUNGER (7)
OT: FLEURON (7) REGULON (7) RONGEUR (7)
Score: 68–32 (max 97)

Round 13: M N E S U I L P S

Annie: PLUMINESS (18)
Danny: MUSSEL (6)
DC: LUMPINESS (18)
OT: SPLENIUMS (18)
Score: 86–32 (max 115)

Round 14: 7, 10, 8, 5, 4, 100. Target: 939.

Annie: 937. 100*10-(4+5)*7 (7)
Danny: 935.
RR: 939. 100*10-(8*7+5) (10)
Score: 93–32 (max 125)

Round 15: P R I N C E G A P

Annie buzzes on 12 seconds to say RECAPPING which is correct.
Final Score: 103–32 (max 135)


Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=75
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Re: Monday 15th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 30)

Post by Peter Mabey » Fri Sep 16, 2016 5:51 pm

In R4, why wasn't Annie's "durian" acceptable? I can't see anything wrong with the letters, so did she fail to say it was a 6?

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Re: Monday 15th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 30)

Post by Gavin Chipper » Fri Sep 16, 2016 6:20 pm

Peter Mabey wrote:In R4, why wasn't Annie's "durian" acceptable? I can't see anything wrong with the letters, so did she fail to say it was a 6?
Declared as a 7.

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