Tuesday 6th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 43)

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Tuesday 6th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 43)

Post by James Robinson » Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:58 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 September 2016.

C1: Challenger Jamie Washington. A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. He's training to be an English teacher. He was once stranded on a beach in Cornwall, as he didn't take notice of the tide coming in... :P
C2: Challenger Robert Dwyer. A marine biology graduate from Rugby, Warwickshire. He's travelled across the USA, and is doing Australia next. He likes to put "Crazy Skills" videos online with his brother.
DC: Susie Dent and Michael Whitehall.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: M S R I A O J N E
R02: T U E I S P B U S
R03: 50, 8, 10, 8, 7, 4. Target: 203.
TTT: STEAMING - "You don't want to be steaming vegetables in this condition."
R04: D T K O A S M I E
R05: W R N D U I A C E
R06: 75, 1, 7, 7, 5, 2. Target: 538.
R07: S L Z D I O E A N
R08: U R S G I A R T O
R09: 50, 9, 1, 5, 2, 3. Target: 649.
TTT: ASKAGAIN - "It sounds like a Japanese bomb site, but, in fact, it's a Greek dish."
R10: P F T D A E U G A
R11: N M R N I E I T A
R12: E O I W P D O H T
R13: H L U A C L V E R
R14: 25, 100, 5, 8, 5, 10. Target: 625.
R15: D O N S P R I C E (conundrum)


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Round 1: M S R I A O J N E

Jamie: REMAINS (7)
Robert: REMAINS (7)
DC: MARINES (7) SEMINAR (7) MORAINES (8)
OT: MAJORISE (8) ROMAINES (8) ROMANISE (8)
Score: 7–7 (max 8)

Round 2: T U E I S P B U S

Jamie: BUSIEST (7)
Robert: PISTES (6)
Score: 14–7 (max 15)

Round 3: 50, 8, 10, 8, 7, 4. Target: 203.

Jamie: 203. (50 x 4) + 10 - 7 (10)
Robert: 203. (50 x 4) + 10 - 7 (10)
Score: 24–17 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: STEAMING -> MANGIEST

Round 4: D T K O A S M I E

Jamie: MISTAKE (7)
Robert: MASKED (6)
DC: MIKADOS (7) ATOMISED (8)
OT: MODISTAE (8)
Score: 31–17 (max 33)

Round 5: W R N D U I A C E

Jamie: UNREAD (6)
Robert: WARNED (6)
DC: DURANCE (7)
OT: CANDIRU (7) INDUCER (7) IRACUND (7) RINCEAU (7) UNAIRED (7) UNCARED (7) UNRACED (7) UNWIRED (7)
Score: 37–23 (max 40)

Round 6: 75, 1, 7, 7, 5, 2. Target: 538.

Jamie: 538. (75 x 7) + (7 x 2) - 1 (10)
Robert: 538. Mistake in working.
Score: 47–23 (max 50)

Michael talks about attending an unusual dinner whilst being the agent of the actor Edward Fox.

Round 7: S L Z D I O E A N

Jamie: DENIALS (7)
Robert: laidens
DC: SLEAZOID (8) NODALIZES (18)
Score: 54–23 (max 68)

Round 8: U R S G I A R T O

Jamie: GUITARS (7)
Robert: STAIR (5)
DC: TOGAS (5)
OT: AGISTOR (7) AGOUTIS (7) GIAOURS (7) ORGIAST (7) OUTRIGS (7) RAGOUTS (7) RIGOURS (7) SAUTOIR (7)
Score: 61–23 (max 75)

Round 9: 50, 9, 1, 5, 2, 3. Target: 649.

Jamie: 649. (((3 x 5) - 2) x 50) - 1 (10)
Robert: 649. Mistake in working.
Score: 71–23 (max 85)

Teatime teaser: ASKAGAIN -> SAGANAKI

Round 10: P F T D A E U G A

Jamie: UPDATE (6)
Robert: GATED (5)
OT: AGATED (6) GATEAU (6)
Score: 77–23 (max 91)

Round 11: N M R N I E I T A

Jamie: REMNANT (7)
Robert: MINTIER (7)
DC: INERTIA (7) INTERIM (7)
OT: NITRAMINE (18)
Score: 84–30 (max 109)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some more animals.

Round 12: E O I W P D O H T

Jamie: HOPED (5)
Robert: HOOTED (6)
DC: WHOOPED (7) PITHED (6)
OT: HOOPTIE (7) PHOTOED (7)
Score: 84–36 (max 116)

Round 13: H L U A C L V E R

Jamie: CALLER (6)
Robert: VALUER (6)
DC: RECALL (6)
OT: HELLUVA (7)
Score: 90–42 (max 123)

Round 14: 25, 100, 5, 8, 5, 10. Target: 625.

Jamie: 625. (100 + 25) x 5 (10)
Robert: 625. (100 + 25) x 5 (10)
Score: 100–52 (max 133)

Round 15: D O N S P R I C E

Jamie buzzes on 1.75 seconds to say CONSPIRED which is correct.
Final Score: 110–52 (max 143)

Statistics Corner

Jamie:
Total score - 110
Raw score - 115
Total % of max - 77
Raw % of max - 80
Total average score per round - 7.3
Raw average score per round - 7.7
Number of maxes - 8

Robert:
Total score - 52
Raw score - 74
Total % of max - 36
Raw % of max - 52
Total average score per round - 3.5
Raw average score per round - 4.9
Number of maxes - 2

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

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