Thursday 6th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 57)

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Thursday 6th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 57)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:47 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 6 October 2016.

C1: Champion Jamie Smith (2 wins, 195 points.) A catering business owner from Ipswich, Suffolk.
C2: Challenger Anna Hepburn-Job. A catering sales administrator from Newcastle upon Tyne. Her favourite TV show is Neighbours. She once made a bacon sandwich with Albert Roux.
DC: Susie Dent and Kate Williams.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: C T K R U E I O N
R02: M S A Q R M E O T
R03: 75, 2, 7, 9, 6, 3. Target: 728.
TTT: ICONJABS - "Do you get the bird about French politics?"
R04: N L R U I A T V E
R05: S F R O I E P N S
R06: 50, 2, 1, 8, 5, 3. Target: 154.
R07: T A O E M L S A W
R08: L B I D H E S R O
R09: 100, 75, 8, 6, 10, 1. Target: 484.
TTT: DREAMING - "Was the stationer dreaming about a type of writing pad?"
R10: D S W U E A N T G
R11: L S Y I E A R D T
R12: P S E U O N P X I
R13: A E P N T N U I R
R14: 75, 9, 1, 2, 10, 8. Target: 398.
R15: N O N E C U T E R (conundrum)


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Round 1: C T K R U E I O N

Jamie: COUNTER (7)
Anna: COUNTER (7)
DC: NEUROTIC (8) EROTIC (6)
Score: 7–7 (max 8)

Round 2: M S A Q R M E O T

Jamie: MARMOSET (8)
Anna: STAMMER (7)
DC: MAESTRO (7)
OT: MEMORATS (8)
Score: 15–7 (max 16)

Round 3: 75, 2, 7, 9, 6, 3. Target: 728.

Jamie: 728. (75 x 9) + ((6 + 2) x 7) - 3 (10)
Anna: 730.
Score: 25–7 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: ICONJABS -> JACOBINS

Round 4: N L R U I A T V E

Jamie: URINATE (7)
Anna: VAULTER (7)
DC: INTERVAL (8)
OT: AVIRULENT (18)
Score: 32–14 (max 44)

Round 5: S F R O I E P N S

Jamie: PRISONS (7)
Anna: PERSONS (7)
DC: PROFESS (7) ROPINESS (8)
OT: NISPEROS (8) PRESSION (8)
Score: 39–21 (max 52)

Round 6: 50, 2, 1, 8, 5, 3. Target: 154.

Jamie: 154. (50 x 3) + (8 / 2) (10)
Anna: 154. (50 x 3) + 5 - 1 (10)
Score: 49–31 (max 62)

Kate talks about her history books and how she fell in love with the subject.

Round 7: T A O E M L S A W

Jamie: MOLEST (6)
Anna: LOWEST (6)
DC: MALTOSE (7) MALATES (7)
OT: METALAWS (8) OATMEALS (8)
Score: 55–37 (max 70)

Round 8: L B I D H E S R O

Jamie: SOLDIER (7)
Anna: HOLDERS (7)
DC: BROILED (7) BRIDLES (7) BOILERS (7)
OT: BEHOLDS (7) BOLIDES (7) BOLSHIE (7) BORIDES (7) DISROBE (7) HEROIDS (7) LIBEROS (7) REBOILS (7) SOLIDER (7)
Score: 62–44 (max 77)

Round 9: 100, 75, 8, 6, 10, 1. Target: 484.

Jamie: 484. ((10 - 6) x 100) + 75 + 8 + 1 (10)
Anna: 482.
Score: 72–44 (max 87)

Teatime teaser: DREAMING -> MARGINED

Round 10: D S W U E A N T G

Jamie: unstaged
Anna: WANTED (6)
DC: TWANGED (7)
OT: AUGENDS (7) UNWAGED (7)
Score: 72–50 (max 94)

Round 11: L S Y I E A R D T

Jamie: LARDIEST (8)
Anna: STEADILY (8)
DC: TARDILY (7) SALTIER (7)
OT: DIALYSER (8) REDTAILS (8)
Score: 80–58 (max 102)

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

Round 12: P S E U O N P X I

Jamie: SUPINE (6)
Anna: SUPINE (6)
DC: OPINES (6) UNPOPES (7)
OT: PEPINOS (7) UNPOISE (7)
Score: 86–64 (max 109)

Round 13: A E P N T N U I R

Jamie: URINATE (7)
Anna: PAINTER (7)
DC: PETUNIA (7) PRUINATE (8)
OT: PRUNETIN (8)
Score: 93–71 (max 117)

Round 14: 75, 9, 1, 2, 10, 8. Target: 398.

Jamie: 397. ((10 / 2) x (75 + 1)) + 9 + 8 (7)
Anna: -
RR: 398. ((75 - 10 - 8) x (9 - 2)) - 1 (10)
Score: 100–71 (max 127)

Round 15: N O N E C U T E R

Anna buzzes on 7.75 seconds to say ENCOUNTER which is correct.
Final Score: 100–81 (max 137)

Statistics Corner

Jamie:
Total score - 100
Raw score - 100
Total % of max - 73
Raw % of max - 73
Total average score per round - 6.7
Raw average score per round - 6.7
Number of maxes - 6

Anna:
Total score - 81
Raw score - 102
Total % of max - 59
Raw % of max - 74
Total average score per round - 5.4
Raw average score per round - 6.8
Number of maxes - 4

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