Tuesday 11th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 59)

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Tuesday 11th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 59)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Apr 09, 2017 12:12 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 11 October 2016.

C1: Champion Jamie Smith (4 wins, 393 points.) A catering business owner from Ipswich, Suffolk.
C2: Challenger Andrew Macleod. A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh. He's a poker player, likes playing computer games and the cello. He has also worked as a passenger-spotter for a train company.
DC: Susie Dent and Kate Williams.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R N R I A I A T E
R02: R V N A U A T M U
R03: 25, 5, 1, 8, 3, 6. Target: 251.
TTT: COLDBEAK - "To forcibly prevent the help from arriving."
R04: Z F W E A I D K A
R05: O E N P G T I E L
R06: 50, 25, 8, 9, 4, 1. Target: 363.
R07: S M T O E I X S D
R08: P O S I D E J A D
R09: 25, 1, 7, 1, 6, 4. Target: 772.
TTT: METROCUP - "Cyber-crooks often go phishing with this."
R10: T S R I O E S R O
R11: L N L R I A E S R
R12: S P M I A E Q D A
R13: L M H T E U E G P
R14: 100, 25, 75, 50, 10, 2. Target: 873.
R15: B E G E T V E A L (conundrum)


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Round 1: R N R I A I A T E

Jamie: TERRAIN (7)
Andrew: INERTIA (7)
DC: NARRATE (7) TRAINER (7) RAINIER (7)
OT: RETRAIN (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 7)

Round 2: R V N A U A T M U

Jamie: AUTUMN (6)
Andrew: MANTRA (6)
DC: MANTUA (6) TRAUMA (6)
OT: ANTRUM (6) AVAUNT (6) NATRUM (6)
Score: 13–13 (max 13)

Round 3: 25, 5, 1, 8, 3, 6. Target: 251.

Jamie: 251. ((6 / 3) x 5 x 25) + 1 (10)
Andrew: 251. ((8 - 3 + 5) x 25) + 1 (10)
Score: 23–23 (max 23)

Teatime teaser: COLDBEAK -> BLOCKADE

Round 4: Z F W E A I D K A

Jamie: AWAKE (5)
Andrew: FAKED (5)
DC: FAKIE (5)
OT: AZIDE (5) FAZED (5) FEDAI (5) KADAI (5) KWAAI (5) WAKED (5) ZAIDE (5)
Score: 28–28 (max 28)

Round 5: O E N P G T I E L

Jamie: peliton
Andrew: LENTIGO (7)
DC: ELOPING (7) GENTILE (7) EPIGONE (7)
OT: NEOLITE (7) PEELING (7) PELTING (7) PENTILE (7) PETIOLE (7) PLEIONE (7) POINTEL (7) POLTING (7) PONTILE (7) POTLINE (7) TELOGEN (7)
Score: 28–35 (max 35)

Round 6: 50, 25, 8, 9, 4, 1. Target: 363.

Jamie: 363. (50 x 8) - 25 - 9 - 4 + 1 (10)
Andrew: 363. (50 x 8) - ((4 x 9) + 1) (10)
Score: 38–45 (max 45)

Kate talks about odd laws from the past.

Round 7: S M T O E I X S D

Jamie: modests
Andrew: MOISTED (7)
DC: MODEST (6) MODISTES (8)
Score: 38–52 (max 53)

Round 8: P O S I D E J A D

Jamie: ADIPOSE (7)
Andrew: ADIPOSE (7)
DC: PODDIES (7)
OT: PADDIES (7)
Score: 45–59 (max 60)

Round 9: 25, 1, 7, 1, 6, 4. Target: 772.

Jamie: 771. Mistake in working.
Andrew: 772. Mistake in working.
RR: 772. (((7 + 1) x 25) - 6 - 1) x 4 (10)
Score: 45–59 (max 70)

Teatime teaser: METROCUP -> COMPUTER

Round 10: T S R I O E S R O

Jamie: SORRIEST (8)
Andrew: ROISTERS (8)
DC: ROOSTERS (8) RESISTOR (8)
OT: ROOTSIER (8) STORIERS (8)
Score: 53–67 (max 78)

Round 11: L N L R I A E S R

Jamie: NAILERS (7)
Andrew: renails
DC: SNARLIER (8)
OT: RALLIERS (8)
Score: 60–67 (max 86)

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

Round 12: S P M I A E Q D A

Jamie: medias
Andrew: medias
DC: MEDIA (5)
OT: AMIDES (6) ESPADA (6) MESIAD (6) PADAMS (6) QASIDA (6)
Score: 60–67 (max 92)

Round 13: L M H T E U E G P

Jamie: HELMET (6)
Andrew: petule
DC: PELMET (6) PLUME (5) PLUMET (6)
OT: PLUMETE (7)
Score: 66–67 (max 99)

Round 14: 100, 25, 75, 50, 10, 2. Target: 873.

Jamie: -
Andrew: 873. ((100 + 75) x (50 / 10)) - 2 (10)
Score: 66–77 (max 109)

Round 15: B E G E T V E A L

Jamie buzzes on 1.5 seconds to say VEGETABLE which is correct.
Final Score: 76–77 (max 119)

Statistics Corner

Jamie:
Total score - 76
Raw score - 76
Total % of max - 64
Raw % of max - 64
Total average score per round - 5.1
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 8

Andrew:
Total score - 77
Raw score - 77
Total % of max - 65
Raw % of max - 65
Total average score per round - 5.1
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 9

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