Friday 12th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 29)

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Friday 12th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 29)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:46 am

Countdown recap for Friday 12 August 2016.

C1: Champion Annie Humphries (5 wins, 486 points.) A retired teacher from Basildon, Essex.
C2: Challenger Jane Ashton. From Macclesfield, Cheshire. She's currently studying aerospace engineering at the University of Manchester. She has 3 daughters who play for Macclesfield Ladies F.C.. She took part in a Guinness World Record in Ulverston involving throwing the most simultaneous foam pies at each other. :shock: :o :lol:
DC: Susie Dent and Charlie Stayt.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: E F P A L R H T I
R02: L U P V I D O R E
R03: 50, 8, 10, 9, 10, 3. Target: 448.
TTT: CAKECHIP - "No more cakes or chips. Eat something healthy."
R04: S A W U D R I L O
R05: M N E A U S G M I
R06: 7, 4, 5, 2, 7, 6. Target: 559.
R07: T G H E O I C U N
R08: S N P A O E R T S
R09: 50, 9, 3, 10, 2, 10. Target: 663.
TTT: SALEVIEW - "Do these fish have partners who are always at the pub?"
R10: M X R A E N T O I
R11: D N E U I S S D O
R12: G R F E A T U R E
R13: L A E I N O T V E
R14: 2, 10, 8, 5, 9, 3. Target: 905.
R15: P A T H E R L E G (conundrum)


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Round 1: E F P A L R H T I

Annie: FALTER (6)
Jane: FATHER (6)
DC: PALER (5) HARELIP (7) PLAITER (7)
OT: FLEAPIT (7) HAPLITE (7) PARTILE (7) PHILTRE (7) REPLAIT (7)
Score: 6–6 (max 7)

Round 2: L U P V I D O R E

Annie: PLOVER (6)
Jane: PURLED (6)
DC: PROVIDE (7)
OT: EUPLOID (7) LEPROID (7) LOUVRED (7) OVERLIP (7)
Score: 12–12 (max 14)

Round 3: 50, 8, 10, 9, 10, 3. Target: 448.

Annie: 448. (50 x 9) - (3 - (10 / 10)) (10)
Jane: 448. (50 x 9) - (10 - 8) (10)
Score: 22–22 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: CAKECHIP -> CHICKPEA

Round 4: S A W U D R I L O

Annie: LAIRDS (6)
Jane: WALRUS (6)
DC: LAWS (4)
OT: RADIOUS (7)
Score: 28–28 (max 31)

Round 5: M N E A U S G M I

Annie: SUMMING (7)
Jane: SUMMING (7)
DC: MAGNESIUM (18)
OT: MESANGIUM (18)
Score: 35–35 (max 49)

Round 6: 7, 4, 5, 2, 7, 6. Target: 559.

Annie: -
Jane: 568. (7 x 7 x 2 x 6) - (5 x 4) (5)
RR: 559. (7 + 6) x ((7 x 5) + (4 x 2)) (10)
Score: 35–40 (max 59)

Charlie talks about interviewing Liza Minnelli.

Round 7: T G H E O I C U N

Annie: TOUCHING (8)
Jane: OUTING (6)
DC: TOUGH (5) GOUT (4) TOUGHIE (7) ENOUGH (6)
Score: 43–40 (max 67)

Round 8: S N P A O E R T S

Annie: OPERANTS (8)
Jane: PRONATES (8)
DC: SENATORS (8) TREASONS (8) PATRONESS (18)
OT: TRANSPOSE (18)
Score: 51–48 (max 85)

Round 9: 50, 9, 3, 10, 2, 10. Target: 663.

Annie: 662.
Jane: 663. (50 + 10 - 9) x (10 + 3) (10)
Score: 51–58 (max 95)

Teatime teaser: SALEVIEW -> ALEWIVES

Round 10: M X R A E N T O I

Annie: MORAINE (7)
Jane: RATION (6)
DC: ROMAINE (7) MINARET (7)
OT: ROMANITE (8)
Score: 58–58 (max 103)

Round 11: D N E U I S S D O

Annie: SOUNDS (6)
Jane: SOUNDED (7)
DC: DISUSE (6) ODDNESS (7)
OT: DISUSED (7) NIDUSES (7) NODDIES (7) SODDENS (7)
Score: 58–65 (max 110)

Susie's Origins of Words talks about the origins of "noise"-related words.

Round 12: G R F E A T U R E

Annie: FEATURE (7)
Jane: FEATURE (7)
DC: GREATER (7)
OT: FERRATE (7) GRAFTER (7) REARGUE (7) REFUTER (7) REGRAFT (7) REGRATE (7)
Score: 65–72 (max 117)

Round 13: L A E I N O T V E

Annie: ELEVATION (18)
Jane: ELATION (7)
DC: VIOLATE (7) VIOLENT (7)
Score: 83–72 (max 135)

Round 14: 2, 10, 8, 5, 9, 3. Target: 905.

Annie: 905. ((8 + 2) x 10 x 9) + 5 (10)
Jane: 905. ((8 + 2) x 10 x 9) + 5 (10)
Score: 93–82 (max 145)

Round 15: P A T H E R L E G

No one buzzes. The answer was TELEGRAPH.
Final Score: 93–82 (max 155)

Well, a fantastic match in which Jane gave Annie a real fright, but the 9 of ELEVATION in the last round helped Annie get over the line. So, it's 6 wins on the spin for Annie, will she now get to 7 and maybe even 8..... 8-)

Statistics Corner

Annie:
Total score - 93
Raw score - 106
Total % of max - 60
Raw % of max - 68
Total average score per round - 6.2
Raw average score per round - 7.1
Number of maxes - 5

Jane:
Total score - 82
Raw score - 95
Total % of max - 53
Raw % of max - 61
Total average score per round - 5.5
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 5

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

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