Tuesday 27th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 50)

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Tuesday 27th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 50)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:17 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 27 September 2016.

C1: Champion Jamie Washington (7 wins, 716 points.) A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
C2: Challenger Gary McEnaney. An air compressor salesman from Emyvale, County Monaghan, Republic of Ireland. He had previously met Nick at a St. Patrick's Day parade while Nick was filming a TV show.
DC: Susie Dent and Helen Fospero.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T S P K E A J O T
R02: V G A T R O Y E W
R03: 75, 5, 3, 10, 8, 10. Target: 604.
TTT: ACOOLBET - "It's a shoo-in. In fact the ayes have it."
R04: G S R U E I A W N
R05: L R S L E A I P D
R06: 100, 4, 6, 4, 5, 7. Target: 813.
R07: X S E H B I U S R
R08: F S P A I A R S O
R09: 50, 6, 8, 2, 10, 3. Target: 799.
TTT: GASLINED - "Had several business transactions with the croupier, perhaps?"
R10: T P N I E A L Q O
R11: M I E U L D N O S
R12: O E U N R T A E N
R13: T D C U E B D I A
R14: 100, 6, 9, 5, 3, 6. Target: 277.
R15: S A W L A G E R S (conundrum)


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Round 1: T S P K E A J O T

Jamie: JOKES (5)
Gary: SPEAK (5)
DC: TEAPOT (6) TEAPOTS (7)
OT: OPTATES (7)
Score: 5–5 (max 7)

Round 2: V G A T R O Y E W

Jamie: VOYAGER (7)
Gary: WATERY (6)
DC: OVERWAY (7)
Score: 12–5 (max 14)

Round 3: 75, 5, 3, 10, 8, 10. Target: 604.

Jamie: 604. (75 x 8) + (10 / 10) + 3 (10)
Gary: 604. Mistake in working.
Score: 22–5 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: ACOOLBET -> BOOTLACE

Round 4: G S R U E I A W N

Jamie: SWEARING (8)
Gary: SWEARING (8)
DC: WINGERS (7) ERASING (7)
OT: RESAWING (8)
Score: 30–13 (max 32)

Round 5: L R S L E A I P D

Jamie: PILLARED (8)
Gary: SPILLED (7)
DC: PILLARS (7) DALLIERS (8) PARSLIED (8)
RR: SPIRALLED!!! (18) ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)
Score: 38–13 (max 50)

WHERE IS RASPILLED :!: :!: :?: :?: :( :( :cry: :cry: :P :P :lol: :lol:

Round 6: 100, 4, 6, 4, 5, 7. Target: 813.

Jamie: 813. ((4 + 4) x 100) + 7 + 6 (10)
Gary: 813. ((4 + 4) x 100) + 7 + 6 (10)
Score: 48–23 (max 60)

Helen talks about interviewing the Rolling Stones for a friend, who was doing a documentary about them.

Round 7: X S E H B I U S R

Jamie: BRUISES (7)
Gary: BUSHIER (7)
DC: BRUSHES (7)
OT: BUSHIES (7)
Score: 55–30 (max 67)

Round 8: F S P A I A R S O

Jamie: PAIRS (5)
Gary: FAIRS (5)
DC: PSORAS (6)
OT: APORIAS (7) SAFARIS (7)
Score: 60–35 (max 74)

Round 9: 50, 6, 8, 2, 10, 3. Target: 799.

Jamie: 799. ((10 + 6) x 50) - (3 - 2) (10)
Gary: 799. ((10 + 6) x 50) - (3 - 2) (10)
Score: 70–45 (max 84)

Teatime teaser: GASLINED -> DEALINGS

Round 10: T P N I E A L Q O

Jamie: ELATION (7)
Gary: ELATION (7)
DC: TOENAIL (7) PANTILE (7)
OT: ALNOITE (7) NEPOTAL (7) OPALINE (7) OPALITE (7) PENTAIL (7) PETALON (7) POINTEL (7) POLENTA (7) PONTILE (7) POTLINE (7)
Score: 77–52 (max 91)

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

Jamie: EMULSION (8)
Gary: MODULES (7)
DC: MODULISE (8) UNSOILED (8)
OT: DELUSION (8) MUSLINED (8) NODULISE (8)
Score: 85–52 (max 99)

Susie's Origins of Words talk about the origins of "stamina".

Round 12: O E U N R T A E N

Jamie: NATURE (6)
Gary: TENNER (6)
DC: NEURONE (7) NEONATE (7)
OT: NEUTRON (7) NORTENA (7) TENONER (7) TONNEAU (7) UNEATEN (7)
Score: 91–58 (max 106)

Round 13: T D C U E B D I A

Jamie: ABDUCTED (8)
Gary: ABIDE (5)
DC: ADDICT (6) DECIDUA (7)
Score: 99–58 (max 114)

Round 14: 100, 6, 9, 5, 3, 6. Target: 277.

Jamie: 277. ((100 - 6) x 3) - 5 (10)
Gary: 276.
Score: 109–58 (max 124)

Round 15: S A W L A G E R S

No one buzzes. The answer was GLASSWARE.
Final Score: 109–58 (max 134)

Statistics Corner

Jamie:
Total score - 109
Raw score - 109
Total % of max - 81
Raw % of max - 81
Total average score per round - 7.3
Raw average score per round - 7.3
Number of maxes - 10 8-)

Gary:
Total score - 58
Raw score - 90
Total % of max - 43
Raw % of max - 67
Total average score per round - 3.9
Raw average score per round - 6.0
Number of maxes - 5

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

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