Monday 5th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 41)

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Monday 5th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 41)

Post by Sean Fletcher » Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:55 pm

Hello and welcome to another Monday recap. Martin Hurst is on the verge of becoming an octochamp, and a win today would most likely make him the number one seed. Owen Polley stands in his. way

Countdown recap for Monday 5 September 2016.

C1: Champion Martin Hurst (7 wins, 726 points.)
C2: Challenger Owen Polley. A Housing Support worker from Bristol.
DC: Susie Dent and Michael Whitehall.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: O E A H M T R N U
R02: T I L N O R E S A
R03: 8, 5, 7, 10, 8, 25. Target: 676.
TTT: HADCARDS - "These items of clothing sound very cheesy."
R04: I G P R E S A T U
R05: I E O N P M D F A
R06: 9, 7, 4, 8, 50, 25. Target: 914.
R07: I E A C L S T R N
R08: S E U G D I R E L
R09: 7, 5, 4, 9, 5, 50. Target: 873.
TTT: WAGESTAY - "On his wages, he can only afford short-stay holidays."
R10: Q O U T G D I T Y
R11: A E O N L V R D I
R12: L U X N A R I O P
R13: U H I E R T D S V
R14: 1, 10, 8, 1, 50, 100. Target: 551.
R15: O U R T R A N C E (conundrum)


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Round 1: O E A H M T R N U

Martin: REMOUNT (7)
Owen: UNEARTH (7)
DC: ANOTHER (7)
OT: ENAMOUR (7) HAUNTER (7) MENORAH (7) MONTERA (7) MOUNTER (7) MOUTHER (7) NEUROMA (7) NOUTHER (7) ROMAUNT (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 7)

Round 2: T I L N O R E S A

Martin: RELATIONS (18)
Owen: ENTRAILS (8)
DC: ORIENTALS (18) TENSORIAL (18)
OT: ROTALINES (18)
Score: 25–7 (max 25)

Round 3: 8, 5, 7, 10, 8, 25. Target: 676.

Martin: -
Owen: -
RR: 676. (8*10+7)8-(25-5) (10)
Score: 25–7 (max 35)

Teatime teaser: HADCARDS -> CHADDARS

Round 4: I G P R E S A T U

Martin: GRAPIEST (8)
Owen: PARTIES (7)
Score: 33–7 (max 43)

Round 5: I E O N P M D F A

Martin: DOMAINE (7)
Owen: DOPAMINE (8)
DC: DOMAINE (7)
Score: 33–15 (max 51)

Round 6: 9, 7, 4, 8, 50, 25. Target: 914.

Martin: 915. 4*9*25+8+7 (7)
Owen: 919.
RR: 914. (50*9+7)*8/4 (10)
Score: 40–15 (max 61)

Michael talks about when his Parents had a dovecote, from which the Doves constantly disappeared.

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

Martin: ENTRAILS (8)
Owen: CLARINETS (18)
DC: RECITALS (8) LATRINES (8)
OT: LARCENIST (18)
Score: 40–33 (max 79)

Round 8: S E U G D I R E L

Martin: SLUDGIER (8)
Owen: GLIDERS (7)
DC: SLUDGIER (8) GUILDERS (8)
OT: LEISURED (8) REGUIDES (8)
Score: 48–33 (max 87)

Round 9: 7, 5, 4, 9, 5, 50. Target: 873.

Martin: 873. ((5+5)*4+50+7)*9 (10)
Owen: 865.
Score: 58–33 (max 97)

Teatime teaser: WAGESTAY -> GETAWAYS

Round 10: Q O U T G D I T Y

Martin: QUOIT (5)
Owen: DITTY (5)
DC: GOUT GOUTY (5)
OT: QUOTITY (7)
Score: 63–38 (max 104)

Round 11: A E O N L V R D I

Martin: OVERLAND (8)
Owen: INVADER (7)
DC: RAVINED (7) OVERLAND (8)
OT: OVERLAID (8) OVERLAIN (8) RONDAVEL (8)
Score: 71–38 (max 112)

Susie talks about the origins of Animals names.

Round 12: L U X N A R I O P

Martin: URINAL (6)
Owen: unpair
DC: PURLOIN (7) UNIPOLAR (8)
Score: 77–38 (max 120)

Round 13: U H I E R T D S V

Martin: DITHERS (7)
Owen: STRIDE (6)
DC: DUSTIER (7) THRIVED (7) VIRTUES (7) DERVISH (7)
OT: DIVERTS (7) HIRSUTE (7) REDUITS (7) RUDITES (7) RUVSHIE (7) SHIRTED (7) STRIVED (7) STUDIER (7) THRIVES (7) TRUEISH (7) VIRTUED (7)
Score: 84–38 (max 127)

Round 14: 1, 10, 8, 1, 50, 100. Target: 551.

Martin: 551. (10+1)*50+1 (10)
Owen: 551. (10+1)*50+1 (10)
Score: 94–48 (max 137)

Round 15: O U R T R A N C E

Martin buzzes on 4 seconds to say RACONTEUR which is correct.
Final Score: 104–48 (max 147)


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