Tuesday 4th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 55)

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Tuesday 4th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 55)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:52 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 4 October 2016.

C1: Champion Ikenna Oguguo (1 win, 109 points.) A personal assistant from Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire.
C2: Challenger Jamie Smith. A catering business owner from Ipswich, Suffolk. He loves cricket and was down in Australia during England's historic series win in 2010.
DC: Susie Dent and Pam Ayres.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: Y L R E I A P L M
R02: S U I Q N O U R A
R03: 50, 4, 8, 7, 6, 8. Target: 327.
TTT: DANGREEN - "Dan shouldn't cross when the lights are on green; he'll do this."
R04: T F S O E U G K R
R05: B S N E A I E D R
R06: 100, 2, 5, 1, 4, 8. Target: 647.
R07: N Z S D A U O T R
R08: W R S E A U N G I
R09: 75, 25, 9, 9, 10, 7. Target: 724.
TTT: IDOLOUSY - "I do behave in a very lousy fashion at times."
R10: F A E D X A I T R
R11: S T D T E I O R E
R12: M S L O I E W P C
R13: N I T O L E O S P
R14: 75, 4, 3, 6, 10, 8. Target: 997.
R15: C A N T I M E M E (conundrum)


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Round 1: Y L R E I A P L M

Ikenna: IMPALER (7)
Jamie: IMPALER (7)
DC: LAMPREY (7)
OT: PRIMALLY (8)
Score: 7–7 (max 8)

Round 2: S U I Q N O U R A

Ikenna: quorns
Jamie: QUOINS (6)
DC: QUINOAS (7)
OT: AQUORINS (8) URANIOUS (8)
Score: 7–13 (max 16)

Round 3: 50, 4, 8, 7, 6, 8. Target: 327.

Ikenna: 325.
Jamie: 327. (50 x 6) + 8 + 8 + 4 + 7 (10)
Score: 7–23 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: DANGREEN -> ENDANGER

Round 4: T F S O E U G K R

Ikenna: GROUTS (6)
Jamie: GROUTS (6)
DC: TOFU (4) FOREGUTS (8) EGOSURF (7)
Score: 13–29 (max 34)

Round 5: B S N E A I E D R

Ikenna: BANDIER (7)
Jamie: BRAISED (7)
DC: BRAINED (7) BRANDIES (8)
OT: ARSENIDE (8) BEARDIES (8) INBREEDS (8) NEARSIDE (8)
Score: 20–36 (max 42)

Round 6: 100, 2, 5, 1, 4, 8. Target: 647.

Ikenna: 648.
Jamie: 647. ((100 + 8) x (4 + 2)) - 1 (10)
Score: 20–46 (max 52)

Pam recites a couple of poems about being a parent.

Round 7: N Z S D A U O T R

Ikenna: OUTRAN (6)
Jamie: ASTOUND (7)
DC: TUNDRAS (7) ROTUNDAS (8)
Score: 20–53 (max 60)

Round 8: W R S E A U N G I

Ikenna: SWEARING (8)
Jamie: SWEARING (8)
DC: GUINEAS (7)
OT: RESAWING (8)
Score: 28–61 (max 68)

Round 9: 75, 25, 9, 9, 10, 7. Target: 724.

Ikenna: 724. (75 x 10) - ((9 / 9) + 25) (10)
Jamie: 724. (75 x 10) - ((9 / 9) + 25) (10)
Score: 38–71 (max 78)

Teatime teaser: IDOLOUSY -> ODIOUSLY

Round 10: F A E D X A I T R

Ikenna: TIRADE (6)
Jamie: RADIATE (7)
DC: FIXATED (7)
OT: ARTIFEX (7)
Score: 38–78 (max 85)

Round 11: S T D T E I O R E

Ikenna: EDITORS (7)
Jamie: DISTORT (7)
DC: ROSETTED (8)
OT: TETRODES (8) TIREDEST (8)
Score: 45–85 (max 93)

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

Round 12: M S L O I E W P C

Ikenna: CLOSE (5)
Jamie: COMPILES (8)
DC: WIMPLES (7) POLEMICS (8)
OT: COMPLIES (8)
Score: 45–93 (max 101)

Round 13: N I T O L E O S P

Ikenna: LOOPIEST (8)
Jamie: LOOPIEST (8)
DC: POLONIES (8)
OT: LOONIEST (8) OILSTONE (8) POINTELS (8) POTLINES (8)
Score: 53–101 (max 109)

Round 14: 75, 4, 3, 6, 10, 8. Target: 997.

Ikenna: -
Jamie: 996. Mistake in working.
RR: 997. ((75 - 4) x (8 + 6)) + 3 (10)
Score: 53–101 (max 119)

Round 15: C A N T I M E M E

Jamie buzzes on 15.75 seconds to say EMMITANCE which is incorrect.
Ikenna buzzes on 29.25 seconds to say "I just wanted to press the buzzer one last time before I get out of here", which is incorrect.
The answer was MINCEMEAT.
Final Score: 53–101 (max 129)

Statistics Corner

Ikenna:
Total score - 53
Raw score - 84
Total % of max - 41
Raw % of max - 65
Total average score per round - 3.5
Raw average score per round - 5.6
Number of maxes - 3

Jamie:
Total score - 101
Raw score - 101
Total % of max - 78
Raw % of max - 78
Total average score per round - 6.7
Raw average score per round - 6.7
Number of maxes - 7

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=75
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