Monday 22nd August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 31)

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Monday 22nd August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 31)

Post by Sean Fletcher » Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:28 am

Hello and welcome to another Monday recap. With Annie achieving octochamp status last Tuesday, today sees two new faces.

Countdown recap for Monday 22 August 2016.

C1: Challenger Graham Stanley. A retired Arborist from Cardiff.
C2: Challenger Nick Meredith. A royal Navy Commander from Plymouth.
DC: Susie Dent and Tanni Grey-Thompson.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: N M T O U C I E R
R02: S B D R A O S I V
R03: 10, 4, 3, 7, 5, 75. Target: 108.
TTT: HANGTINY - "Oliver said he'd do this for you, dear. "
R04: M T S U E H G A D
R05: L S M O I E R S W
R06: 9, 8, 6, 4, 100, 25. Target: 824.
R07: H T N A O E L M A
R08: N R U O P T F I E
R09: 6, 1, 4, 3, 8, 75. Target: 767.
TTT: CHEAPTIE - "If you've got this around your neck, you'd better see a doctor."
R10: G R N D A I E Y R
R11: L A I P T E A G S
R12: P D U O L N E I P
R13: D Z L A E O A T S
R14: 10, 3, 5, 1, 100, 25. Target: 522.
R15: U P T R A C H E A (conundrum)


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Round 1: N M T O U C I E R

Graham: COUNTER (7)
Nick: COUNTER (7)
DC: RECOUNT (7) NEUROTIC (8)
OT: INTERCOM (8) MUCORINE (8)
Score: 7–7 (max 8)

Round 2: S B D R A O S I V

Graham: RADIOS (6)
Nick: BROADS (6)
DC: VISOR (5) VISORS (6) ADVISORS (8)
Score: 13–13 (max 16)

Round 3: 10, 4, 3, 7, 5, 75. Target: 108.

Graham: 108. (5-4+10)*3+75 (10)
Nick: 108. 75+5+4*7 (10)
Score: 23–23 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: HANGTINY -> ANYTHING

Round 4: M T S U E H G A D

Graham: -
Nick: HUGEST (6)
DC: GASHED (6) MESHUGA (7)
OT: MAEGTHS (7) MUTAGES (7)
Score: 23–29 (max 33)

Round 5: L S M O I E R S W

Graham: MORSELS (7)
Nick: SMILERS (7)
DC: RISSOLE (7) MOSSIER (7)
OT: ISOMERS (7) LISSOME (7) LORISES (7) LOWRIES (7) MOILERS (7) OWLISMS (7) RESOILS (7) RIMLESS (7)
Score: 30–36 (max 40)

Round 6: 9, 8, 6, 4, 100, 25. Target: 824.

Graham: 824. (100+9-6)*8 (10)
Nick: 824. 8*100+4*6 (10)
Score: 40–46 (max 50)

Tanni talks about how her tenth gold medal, the 100m in Athens, is her favourite.

Round 7: H T N A O E L M A

Graham: MANHOLE (7)
Nick: ETHANOL (7)
DC: METHANOL (8)
OT: MALONATE (8) METHANAL (8)
Score: 47–53 (max 58)

Round 8: N R U O P T F I E

Graham: PROTEIN (7)
Nick: ROUTINE (7)
DC: ERUPTION (8)
OT: UNPROFIT (8)
Score: 54–60 (max 66)

Round 9: 6, 1, 4, 3, 8, 75. Target: 767.

Graham: -
Nick: 766. 75*(6+4)+(3-1)*8 (7)
RR: 767. (4*6-3+75)*8-1 (10)
Score: 54–67 (max 76)

Teatime teaser: CHEAPTIE -> PETECHIA

Round 10: G R N D A I E Y R

Graham: READING (7)
Nick: REARING (7)
DC: RANDIER (7) EARRING (7) GRINDER (7) READYING (8)
Score: 61–74 (max 84)

Round 11: L A I P T E A G S

Graham: gapiest
Nick: pilates
DC: SPATIAL (7) PIGLETS (7)
OT: AGALITES (8) STAPELIA (8)
Score: 61–74 (max 92)

OOW: Susie Susie talks about the origin of the political term 'lobbying'.

Round 12: P D U O L N E I P

Graham: unlipped
Nick: unlipped
DC: NIPPLED (7)
OT: EUPLOID (7) PLENIPO (7) POPULIN (7) PUPILED (7) UNIPOLE (7) UNOILED (7) UNPILED (7) UNPIPED (7) UNPLIED (7) UNPOPED (7)
Score: 61–74 (max 99)

Round 13: D Z L A E O A T S

Graham: ZEALOTS (7)
Nick: STOLE (5)
OT: ALTEZAS (7)
Score: 68–74 (max 106)

Round 14: 10, 3, 5, 1, 100, 25. Target: 522.

Graham: 522. 5*100+25-3 (10)
Nick: 522. 5*100+25-3 (10)
Score: 78–84 (max 116)

Round 15: U P T R A C H E A

No one buzzes. The answer was PARACHUTE.
Final Score: 78–84 (max 126)


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