Wednesday 7th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 44)

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Wednesday 7th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 44)

Post by James Robinson » Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:17 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 September 2016.

C1: Champion Jamie Washington (1 win, 110 points.) A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
C2: Challenger Kate Strang. A support worker from Cupar, Fife. For 20 years, she was the lead singer in a rock band.
DC: Susie Dent and Michael Whitehall.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: G S L V E I U T O
R02: A N E L R A T U F
R03: 25, 10, 10, 1, 5, 6. Target: 561.
TTT: GARYMOON - "Gary was an expert in the field of growing crops."
R04: S I M O S D E O N
R05: P B R I E A T R U
R06: 75, 100, 10, 9, 1, 6. Target: 187.
R07: Y M O R D I A N G
R08: S E Q N U A M R I
R09: 75, 10, 8, 6, 1, 9. Target: 726.
TTT: HADANICE - "They had a nice time staying here while visiting Spain."
R10: H E P A R W U A S
R11: L T S E I U R T O
R12: H V A I D T E I S
R13: L F P O E D R A T
R14: 100, 9, 5, 2, 1, 4. Target: 636.
R15: L U C Y H A R D I (conundrum)


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Round 1: G S L V E I U T O

Jamie: OUTLIVES (8)
Kate: VIOLETS (7)
DC: EULOGIST (8)
OT: OUTGIVES (8) OVULITES (8)
Score: 8–0 (max 8)

Round 2: A N E L R A T U F

Jamie: RENTAL (6)
Kate: faulter
DC: FALTER (6) FLAUNTER (8) NATURAL (7)
Score: 14–0 (max 16)

Round 3: 25, 10, 10, 1, 5, 6. Target: 561.

Jamie: -
Kate: 561. (((5 x 10) + 6) x 10) + 1 (10)
Score: 14–10 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: GARYMOON -> AGRONOMY

Round 4: S I M O S D E O N

Jamie: DEMONS (6)
Kate: MONIES (6)
DC: SODOMISE (8) MOODINESS (18)
OT: DOOMINESS (18)
Score: 20–16 (max 44)

Round 5: P B R I E A T R U

Jamie: RAPTURE (7)
Kate: PIRATE (6)
DC: ARBITER (7) PERTURB (7) RAREBIT (7) PARTIER (7)
OT: PREBAIT (7) RUBIATE (7)
Score: 27–16 (max 51)

Round 6: 75, 100, 10, 9, 1, 6. Target: 187.

Jamie: 187. 9 - 6 - 1 + 10 + 75 + 100 (10)
Kate: 187. 9 - 6 - 1 + 10 + 75 + 100 (10)
Score: 37–26 (max 61)

Michael talks about an unintentional opening of a damehood letter for the actress Dorothy Tutin.

Round 7: Y M O R D I A N G

Jamie: ROAMING (7)
Kate: misdeclared 6
DC: ADORING (7) ROADYING (8)
OT: AGRIMONY (8) MYRIAGON (8)
Score: 44–26 (max 69)

Round 8: S E Q N U A M R I

Jamie: SURNAME (7)
Kate: MARQUISE (8)
DC: MARQUES (7)
OT: ANEURISM (8)
Score: 44–34 (max 77)

Round 9: 75, 10, 8, 6, 1, 9. Target: 726.

Jamie: 726. ((75 - 1) x 10) - 8 - 6 (10)
Kate: 726. (75 x 10) - ((9 - 6) x 8) (10)
Score: 54–44 (max 87)

Teatime teaser: HADANICE -> HACIENDA

Round 10: H E P A R W U A S

Jamie: WASHER (6)
Kate: PUSHER (6)
DC: PHRASE (6) SHAPER (6)
OT: AREPAS (6) HAWSER (6) PAREUS (6) PASEAR (6) PAUSER (6) PESHWA (6) PHARES (6) PHASER (6) PRAHUS (6) PRESAW (6) RAPHAE (6) REPUSH (6) REWASH (6) SARAPE (6) SERAPH (6) WHARES (6) WHAUPS (6)
Score: 60–50 (max 93)

Round 11: L T S E I U R T O

Jamie: OUTLIERS (8)
Kate: LOITERS (7)
DC: TRIOLETS (8)
OT: ROTULETS (8) SURTITLE (8)
Score: 68–50 (max 101)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of Lombardy.

Round 12: H V A I D T E I S

Jamie: SHAVED (6)
Kate: SHAVED (6)
DC: VISITED (7) DIVEST (6)
OT: DATIVES (7) DIVIEST (7) VIDESHI (7)
Score: 74–56 (max 108)

Round 13: L F P O E D R A T

Jamie: FLOATED (7)
Kate: FLOATER (7)
DC: DEFLATOR (8)
OT: PRODELTA (8) PROLATED (8) TERAFLOP (8)
Score: 81–63 (max 116)

Round 14: 100, 9, 5, 2, 1, 4. Target: 636.

Jamie: 636. ((5 + 1) x 100) + (9 x 4) (10)
Kate: 636. (100 + 1 + 5) x (4 + 2) (10)
Score: 91–73 (max 126)

Round 15: L U C Y H A R D I

No one buzzes. The answer was HYDRAULIC.
Final Score: 91–73 (max 136)

Statistics Corner

Jamie:
Total score - 91
Raw score - 98
Total % of max - 67
Raw % of max - 72
Total average score per round - 6.1
Raw average score per round - 6.5
Number of maxes - 7

Kate:
Total score - 73
Raw score - 93
Total % of max - 54
Raw % of max - 68
Total average score per round - 4.8
Raw average score per round - 6.2
Number of maxes - 6

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