Tuesday 16th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 31)

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Tuesday 16th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 31)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:17 am

Countdown recap for Tuesday 16 August 2016.

C1: Champion Annie Humphries (7 wins, 682 points.) A retired teacher from Basildon, Essex.
C2: Challenger Ben Gallivan. A search engine optimiser and copyrighter from Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan. He is also a gig promoter and likes to write items for various music magazines. He also presents Hospital Radio Glamorgan at a hospital in Cardiff.
DC: Susie Dent and Charlie Stayt.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: N T I E D Q A L N
R02: D O B E U P L N I
R03: 50, 4, 1, 10, 1, 5. Target: 819.
TTT: KOKOSTIE - "He wears his tie in a very odd way; he's a very strange chap."
R04: R W E A S C I P S
R05: D O E G F X A S T
R06: 100, 7, 8, 9, 4, 9. Target: 749.
R07: S R U I R V A C E
R08: T J N O A S I T E
R09: 100, 6, 5, 1, 10, 10. Target: 996.
TTT: ITSOHUGE - "These are rather hard, much harder than normal."
R10: S H O E S T I G T
R11: V U S M R O E O D
R12: N A S I E T W H A
R13: R I O L R E D M O
R14: 100, 6, 2, 5, 7, 9. Target: 787.
R15: R O D S V E R S E (conundrum)


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Round 1: N T I E D Q A L N

Annie: DETAIL (6)
Ben: DETAIN (6)
DC: DENTAL (6) DENTINAL (8)
Score: 6–6 (max 8)

Round 2: D O B E U P L N I

Annie: BUNDLE (6)
Ben: uplined
DC: LUPIN (5) UNOILED (7) BLONDIE (7)
OT: EUPLOID (7) UNIPOLE (7) UNPILED (7) UNPLIED (7)
Score: 12–6 (max 15)

Round 3: 50, 4, 1, 10, 1, 5. Target: 819.

Annie: 820. ((50 + 1) x (10 + 1 + 5)) + 4 (7)
Ben: 805.
RR: 819. ((50 + 1 - 10) x 4 x 5) - 1 (10)
Score: 19–6 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: KOKOSTIE -> KOOKIEST

Round 4: R W E A S C I P S

Annie: SPACERS (7)
Ben: CRISPS (6)
OT: ASPIRES (7) ASSWIPE (7) ESCARPS (7) PARESIS (7) PARSECS (7) PRAISES (7) RIPSAWS (7) SCRAPES (7) SCRAPIE (7) SPACIER (7) SPIREAS (7) SWIPERS (7) WASPIES (7)
Score: 26–6 (max 32)

Round 5: D O E G F X A S T

Annie: DOTAGES (7)
Ben: FASTED (6)
DC: sexgod
OT: DOGATES (7) OXGATES (7)
Score: 33–6 (max 39)

Round 6: 100, 7, 8, 9, 4, 9. Target: 749.

Annie: 747. ((100 + 8) x 7) - 9 (7)
Ben: 745.
RR: 749. (100 + 8 - (9 / 9)) x 7 (10)
Score: 40–6 (max 49)

Charlie talks about his bad memory issues.

Round 7: S R U I R V A C E

Annie: SCURVIER (8)
Ben: CRUISER (7)
OT: VERRUCAS (8)
Score: 48–6 (max 57)

Round 8: T J N O A S I T E

Annie: JETTISON (8)
Ben: JETTISON (8)
Score: 56–14 (max 65)

Round 9: 100, 6, 5, 1, 10, 10. Target: 996.

Annie: 996. (100 x 10) - (10 - 6) (10)
Ben: 996. (100 x 10) - (5 - 1) (10)
Score: 66–24 (max 75)

Teatime teaser: ITSOHUGE -> TOUGHIES

Round 10: S H O E S T I G T

Annie: TIGHTS (6)
Ben: ghosties
DC: EGOTIST (7) EGOTISTS (8)
OT: HOGSTIES (8)
Score: 72–24 (max 83)

Round 11: V U S M R O E O D

Annie: DEVOURS (7)
Ben: DEVOURS (7)
DC: VROOM (5) VROOMED (7)
OT: DORMOUSE (8)
Score: 79–31 (max 91)

Susie's Origins of Words talks about the origins of "the grapevine".

Round 12: N A S I E T W H A

Annie: WHITENS (7)
Ben: WHITENS (7)
DC: STAIN (5) SWAIN (5) AWAITS (6) HASTEN (6)
OT: ASTHENIA (8) TANIWHAS (8)
Score: 86–38 (max 99)

Round 13: R I O L R E D M O

Annie: MOODIER (7)
Ben: MOODIER (7)
DC: ROOMIER (7) LORIMER (7)
OT: DOOMIER (7) MILORDO (7) MIRRLED (7) MOIDORE (7) MORDORE (7) MOROIRE (7)
Score: 93–45 (max 106)

Round 14: 100, 6, 2, 5, 7, 9. Target: 787.

Annie: -
Ben: 789. Mistake in working.
RR: 787. ((9 - 5) x 2 x 100) - 6 - 7 (10)
Score: 93–45 (max 116)

Round 15: R O D S V E R S E

Annie buzzes on 28.75 seconds to say OVERSEERED which is incorrect.
Ben does not buzz.
The answer was OVERDRESS.
Final Score: 93–45 (max 126)

Statistics Corner

Annie:
Total score - 93
Raw score - 93
Total % of max - 74
Raw % of max - 74
Total average score per round - 6.2
Raw average score per round - 6.2
Number of maxes - 6

Ben:
Total score - 45
Raw score - 71
Total % of max - 36
Raw % of max - 56
Total average score per round - 3.0
Raw average score per round - 4.7
Number of maxes - 3

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