Monday 10th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 58)

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Monday 10th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 58)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:26 am

Countdown recap for Monday 10 October 2016.

C1: Champion Jamie Smith (3 wins, 295 points.) A catering business owner from Ipswich, Suffolk.
C2: Challenger Alan Parker. A company director from the Vale of Glamorgan. He's the owner of a racehorse called Waldorf Salad. He also once got upgraded to first class on a flight from Los Angeles to Heathrow sleeping next to ex-Beatle George Harrison.
DC: Susie Dent and Kate Williams.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: C B R E I E L O I
R02: U T S E A R E L I
R03: 100, 7, 2, 1, 10, 4. Target: 509.
TTT: DROPSTHE - "He drops the antique vase and is left with this."
R04: U E D W A E N A D
R05: L Y J O E A D F O
R06: 75, 9, 3, 4, 8, 7. Target: 253.
R07: N W T S E I O T A
R08: U O G P U O N I S
R09: 25, 9, 3, 5, 8, 2. Target: 610.
TTT: SNAILBEE - "If it's over this, you've definitely settled out of court."
R10: E O Z D U A M C U
R11: M Q S N E I A T E
R12: O I P A R T E O G
R13: H D K T A O I M E
R14: 5, 2, 8, 10, 1, 7. Target: 154.
R15: I S Q U A S H E M (conundrum)


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Round 1: C B R E I E L O I

Jamie: BOILER (6)
Alan: BOILER (6)
DC: CORBEIL (7)
OT: ORBICLE (7)
Score: 6–6 (max 7)

Round 2: U T S E A R E L I

Jamie: REALISE (7)
Alan: -
DC: EARLIEST (8)
OT: ATELIERS (8) LATERISE (8) RESALUTE (8)
Score: 13–6 (max 15)

Round 3: 100, 7, 2, 1, 10, 4. Target: 509.

Jamie: 509. ((7 - 2) x 100) + 10 - 1 (10)
Alan: 509. ((4 + 1) x 100) + 7 + 2 (10)
Score: 23–16 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: DROPSTHE -> POTSHERD

Round 4: U E D W A E N A D

Jamie: WEANED (6)
Alan: UNDEAD (6)
DC: DENUDE (6)
OT: DAWNED (6) DEADEN (6) DUDEEN (6) DUENDE (6) ENDUED (6) UNAWED (6) WENDED (6)
Score: 29–22 (max 31)

Round 5: L Y J O E A D F O

Jamie: FOOLED (6)
Alan: FOOLED (6)
DC: FLAYED (6)
OT: AFLOOD (6) FOALED (6) LOAFED (6)
Score: 35–28 (max 37)

Round 6: 75, 9, 3, 4, 8, 7. Target: 253.

Jamie: 253. (3 x 75) + (7 x 4) (10)
Alan: 253. (3 x 75) + (7 x 4) (10)
Score: 45–38 (max 47)

Kate talks about her first book being published whilst still doing her doctorate.

Round 7: N W T S E I O T A

Jamie: NOTATES (7)
Alan: STATION (7)
DC: TAWNIEST (8)
OT: TOWNSITE (8)
Score: 52–45 (max 55)

Round 8: U O G P U O N I S

Jamie: souping (not written down)
Alan: SOUPING (7)
Score: 52–52 (max 62)

Round 9: 25, 9, 3, 5, 8, 2. Target: 610.

Jamie: 610. (8 x 3 x 25) + (2 x 5) (10)
Alan: 610. (8 x 3 x 25) + (2 x 5) (10)
Score: 62–62 (max 72)

Teatime teaser: SNAILBEE -> BASELINE

Round 10: E O Z D U A M C U

Jamie: MAZED (5)
Alan: MAZED (5)
DC: MACED (5) CAMEO (5)
OT: ADOZE (5) COMAE (5) COUDE (5) DOUCE (5) ODEUM (5)
Score: 67–67 (max 77)

Round 11: M Q S N E I A T E

Jamie: MATINEES (8)
Alan: teamen
DC: INMATES (7)
Score: 75–67 (max 85)

Susie's Origins of Words talks about the origins of "teach" and "learn".

Round 12: O I P A R T E O G

Jamie: PORTAGE (7)
Alan: GRAPE (5)
DC: POORT (5)
OT: GOOPIER (7) PARIGOT (7) POTAGER (7) ROOTAGE (7) TROOPIE (7)
Score: 82–67 (max 92)

Round 13: H D K T A O I M E

Jamie: METHOD (6)
Alan: HIKED (5)
DC: ETHMOID (7)
OT: KATHODE (7) MAKOTHI (7)
Score: 88–67 (max 99)

Round 14: 5, 2, 8, 10, 1, 7. Target: 154.

Jamie: 154. ((8 + 7) x 10) + 5 - 1 (10)
Alan: -
Score: 98–67 (max 109)

Round 15: I S Q U A S H E M

Alan buzzes on 12.75 seconds to say SQUEAMISH which is correct.
Final Score: 98–77 (max 119)

Statistics Corner

Jamie:
Total score - 98
Raw score - 98
Total % of max - 82
Raw % of max - 82
Total average score per round - 6.5
Raw average score per round - 6.5
Number of maxes - 9

Alan:
Total score - 77
Raw score - 87
Total % of max - 65
Raw % of max - 73
Total average score per round - 5.1
Raw average score per round - 5.8
Number of maxes - 8

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