Tuesday 12th July 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 10)

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Tuesday 12th July 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 10)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:24 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 12 July 2016.

C1: Champion Rachel Sheridan (1 win, 102 points.) From Harpenden, Hertfordshire. She likes wildlife photography and is a qualified ski instructor.
C2: Challenger Stephen Fuller. A freelance author/editor/writer from Basingstoke, Hampshire. He likes football, golf and high board diving.
DC: Susie Dent and Alison Steadman.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T D S O I E N D E
R02: R L T E A U W K A
R03: 75, 50, 25, 3, 9, 1. Target: 988.
TTT: SLAMSHER - "He slams her on the mat, but it's all very playful."
R04: S L R S E I U E G
R05: S J B A A I P M O
R06: 100, 5, 2, 4, 6, 8. Target: 213.
R07: P L W A O E R R D
R08: S P N U I A B X E
R09: 100, 50, 8, 10, 6, 7. Target: 594.
TTT: ELFINLIE - "If you want to know how long you've got left, you can phone a friend or ask the audience."
R10: C T O I H E O N Z
R11: N F T U O I R T A
R12: N S M G E I A S Y
R13: M T V E U A S F R
R14: 75, 3, 7, 9, 5, 6. Target: 445.
R15: E L V I S H Y P E (conundrum)


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

Rachel: DENIED (6)
Stephen: DENOTED (7)
DC: TODDIES (7) TEDDIES (7) DESTINED (8)
Score: 0–7 (max 8)

Round 2: R L T E A U W K A

Rachel: WALKER (6)
Stephen: TALKER (6)
DC: KARATE (6)
OT: WAULKER (7)
Score: 6–13 (max 15)

Round 3: 75, 50, 25, 3, 9, 1. Target: 988.

Rachel: 997. ((75 + 25) x (9 + 1)) - 3 (5)
Stephen: -
RR: 988. (75 + 1) x (25 - 9 - 3) (10)
Score: 11–13 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: SLAMSHER -> HARMLESS

Round 4: S L R S E I U E G

Rachel: UGLIER (6)
Stephen: lugers
DC: GUISES (6) LEISURE (7)
OT: GRILSES (7) GUESSER (7) GUISERS (7) ILEUSES (7) LURGIES (7) REISSUE (7) RESILES (7) REUSSIE (7) RIEGELS (7)
Score: 17–13 (max 32)

Round 5: S J B A A I P M O

Rachel: JABS (4)
Stephen: jimbos
DC: IMBOS (5) AIMS (4) JOBS (4)
OT: BAOJIAS (7)
Score: 21–13 (max 39)

Round 6: 100, 5, 2, 4, 6, 8. Target: 213.

Rachel: 213. (100 x 2) + 8 + 5 (10)
Stephen: 213. (100 x 2) + 8 + 5 (10)
Score: 31–23 (max 49)

Alison talks about her love of birdwatching and a trip to New York.

Round 7: P L W A O E R R D

Rachel: WARLORD (7)
Stephen: worpled
DC: LEOPARD (7) ARROWED (7) PAROLED (7)
OT: POLEWARD (8)
Score: 38–23 (max 57)

Round 8: S P N U I A B X E

Rachel: SUPINE (6)
Stephen: misdeclared 6
DC: PAINS (5)
OT: PINAXES (7)
Score: 44–23 (max 64)

Round 9: 100, 50, 8, 10, 6, 7. Target: 594.

Rachel: 594. (50 x 10) + 100 - 6 (10)
Stephen: 594. (100 x 6) - ((50 / 10) + 8 - 7) (10)
Score: 54–33 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: ELFINLIE -> LIFELINE

Round 10: C T O I H E O N Z

Rachel: OZONE (5)
Stephen: COOTIE (6)
DC: CHINTZ (6)
OT: ENZOOTIC (8)
Score: 54–39 (max 82)

Round 11: N F T U O I R T A

Rachel: FORINT (6)
Stephen: OUTFIT (6)
DC: RAINOUT (7) TARTUFO (7)
OT: OUTRANT (7)
Score: 60–45 (max 89)

Susie's Origins of Words talks about the origins of some currency symbols.

Round 12: N S M G E I A S Y

Rachel: MASSING (7)
Stephen: MESSING (7)
DC: ENIGMAS (7) GAMINESS (8)
OT: ESSAYING (8)
Score: 67–52 (max 97)

Round 13: M T V E U A S F R

Rachel: MUSTER (6)
Stephen: MAUVEST (7)
DC: MATURES (7)
OT: STRUMAE (7)
Score: 67–59 (max 104)

Round 14: 75, 3, 7, 9, 5, 6. Target: 445.

Rachel: 445. (6 x 75) - 5 (10)
Stephen: 445. (6 x 75) - 5 (10)
Score: 77–69 (max 114)

Round 15: E L V I S H Y P E

Stephen buzzes on 3 seconds to say PEEVISHLY which is correct.
Final Score: 77–79 (max 124)

And after 4 bad words in the second half, Stephen pulls off a miraculous comeback to defeat Rachel and become the new champion. :shock: :o 8-)

Statistics Corner

Rachel:
Total score - 77
Raw score - 94
Total % of max - 62
Raw % of max - 76
Total average score per round - 5.1
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 3

Stephen:
Total score - 79
Raw score - 79
Total % of max - 64
Raw % of max - 64
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 5.3
Number of maxes - 5

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=75
WE ARE PREMIER LEAGUE!!!
UP THE MIGHTY TERRIERS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

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