Tuesday 20th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 46)

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Tuesday 20th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 46)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:52 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 September 2016.

C1: Champion Jamie Washington (3 wins, 314 points.) A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
C2: Challenger Paul King. A mechanical engineer from Newark, Nottinghamshire. He spent 30 years in the RAF. He came home once and found his parents had sold their house without telling him. :P
DC: Susie Dent and Michael Whitehall.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: S L T I O E R N U
R02: O A I O T D R T E
R03: 25, 6, 2, 6, 8, 8. Target: 623.
TTT: HENSCLAN - "Puts all his energy into TV stations."
R04: R S C A U E M V O
R05: D T B N I E A S W
R06: 100, 2, 1, 8, 8, 5. Target: 332.
R07: R P U I F Y V E H
R08: C A P E N A R Q I
R09: 50, 6, 7, 5, 10, 3. Target: 107.
TTT: SADWATER - "Clint was unhappy, so he set off to Great Yarmouth to be by the water."
R10: H L G L U A O N I
R11: D W P S E U A T I
R12: A G M D E O T N E
R13: K I U O T N S I T
R14: 25, 100, 9, 6, 7, 10. Target: 597.
R15: L O U S Y V I N E (conundrum)


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Round 1: S L T I O E R N U

Jamie: TOILERS (7)
Paul: LOITERS (7)
DC: OUTLINERS (18)
Score: 7–7 (max 18)

Round 2: O A I O T D R T E

Jamie: ROTATED (7)
Paul: loiter
DC: ATTIRED (7) ADROIT (6)
OT: DOTTIER (7) OROTATE (7) RATIOED (7) RIDOTTO (7)
Score: 14–7 (max 25)

Round 3: 25, 6, 2, 6, 8, 8. Target: 623.

Jamie: 614.
Paul: 616. ((6 - 2) x 6 x 25) + 8 + 8 (5)
RR: 623. ((8 + 8 + 2) x 6 x 6) - 25 (10)
Score: 14–12 (max 35)

Teatime teaser: HENSCLAN -> CHANNELS

Round 4: R S C A U E M V O

Jamie: COVERS (6)
Paul: CREAMS (6)
DC: CAROUSE (7)
OT: RACEMOUS (8)
Score: 20–18 (max 43)

Round 5: D T B N I E A S W

Jamie: STAINED (7)
Paul: baisted
DC: BASTED (6) BANDIEST (8) BAWDIEST (8)
Score: 27–18 (max 51)

Round 6: 100, 2, 1, 8, 8, 5. Target: 332.

Jamie: 332. ((100 + 8) x (5 - 2)) + 8 (10)
Paul: 332. ((100 + 8) x (2 + 1)) + 8 (10)
Score: 37–28 (max 61)

Michael talks about his early days working as a theatrical agent, and picking up Liberace in a Mini Cooper.

Round 7: R P U I F Y V E H

Jamie: PURIFY (6)
Paul: VERIFY (6)
DC: PURVEY (6)
OT: FURPHY (6)
Score: 43–34 (max 67)

Round 8: C A P E N A R Q I

Jamie: PINCER (6)
Paul: PACIER (6)
DC: PRANCE (6) CAPRINE (7) RAINCAPE (8)
Score: 49–40 (max 75)

Round 9: 50, 6, 7, 5, 10, 3. Target: 107.

Jamie: 107. (10 x 5) + 7 + 50 (10)
Paul: 107. ((5 - 3) x 50) + 7 (10)
Score: 59–50 (max 85)

Teatime teaser: SADWATER -> EASTWARD

Round 10: H L G L U A O N I

Jamie: HAULING (7)
Paul: HALOING (7)
DC: HULLING (7) HALLOING (8)
OT: HULLOING (8)
Score: 66–57 (max 93)

Round 11: D W P S E U A T I

Jamie: WAISTED (7)
Paul: WAISTED (7)
DC: UPDATES (7)
OT: ADEPTUS (7) DISPUTE (7)
Score: 73–64 (max 100)

Susie's Origins of Words talks about the origins of the Kings Midas, Croesus and Mithridates.

Round 12: A G M D E O T N E

Jamie: DONATE (6)
Paul: MAGNET (6)
DC: ENDGAME (7) MEGATON (7) NEMATODE (8)
OT: MEGADONT (8) MONTAGED (8)
Score: 79–70 (max 108)

Round 13: K I U O T N S I T

Jamie: TINTS (5)
Paul: SUIT (4)
DC: TUITION (7) TUITIONS (8)
OT: OUTSTINK (8) STOTINKI (8)
Score: 84–70 (max 116)

Round 14: 25, 100, 9, 6, 7, 10. Target: 597.

Jamie: 597. (100 x 6) - (10 - 7) (10)
Paul: 600.
Score: 94–70 (max 126)

Round 15: L O U S Y V I N E

Jamie buzzes on 1.75 seconds to say ENVIOUSLY which is correct.
Final Score: 104–70 (max 136)

Statistics Corner

Jamie:
Total score - 104
Raw score - 109
Total % of max - 76
Raw % of max - 80
Total average score per round - 6.9
Raw average score per round - 7.3
Number of maxes - 7

Paul:
Total score - 70
Raw score - 81
Total % of max - 51
Raw % of max - 60
Total average score per round - 4.7
Raw average score per round - 5.4
Number of maxes - 4

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

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