Thursday 13th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 61)

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Thursday 13th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 61)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Apr 09, 2017 1:23 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 13 October 2016.

C1: Champion Andrew Macleod (2 wins, 159 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh.
C2: Challenger Sam Gunning. An insurance customer adviser and artist from Elton, Peterborough. His hobbies include photography and travelling. He prefers doing large scale acrylics using his naked body parts. :shock: :o
DC: Susie Dent and Kate Williams.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: N E L U M E G I B
R02: B L F T E A I A P
R03: 50, 25, 9, 10, 2, 1. Target: 336.
TTT: NEDSDOGS - "Ned's dogs were absolutely invaluable to him. "
R04: T M R L E A I S S
R05: N S D E U A W H I
R06: 75, 25, 100, 50, 5, 4. Target: 276.
R07: R C L S O I O I N
R08: J H Z T E I E D R
R09: 75, 100, 10, 6, 8, 6. Target: 952.
TTT: HAPDISCO - "He had a mishap at the disco and broke this."
R10: O A O A O L T V G
R11: T U D O K E N A S
R12: E O U O I F D Q W
R13: D S R O E I P X U
R14: 100, 50, 25, 75, 5, 9. Target: 699.
R15: S L I C E M E A T (conundrum)


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Round 1: N E L U M E G I B

Andrew: BEGUILE (7)
Sam: BEGUILE (7)
DC: BEGUINE (7)
OT: BLUEING (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 7)

Round 2: B L F T E A I A P

Andrew: FLEAPIT (7)
Sam: PLATE (5)
DC: PALATE (6) LABIATE (7)
OT: PALAFITE (8)
Score: 14–7 (max 15)

Round 3: 50, 25, 9, 10, 2, 1. Target: 336.

Andrew: 337.
Sam: 336. ((9 - 2) x 50) - 25 + 10 + 1 (10)
Score: 14–17 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: NEDSDOGS -> GODSENDS

Round 4: T M R L E A I S S

Andrew: SMARTIES (8)
Sam: MISTERS (7)
DC: MISTRALS (8)
OT: ASTERISM (8) MARLITES (8) MISRATES (8) REALISTS (8) SALTIRES (8)
Score: 22–17 (max 33)

Round 5: N S D E U A W H I

Andrew: UNWASHED (8)
Sam: UNWASHED (8)
DC: UNWISHED (8)
Score: 30–25 (max 41)

Round 6: 75, 25, 100, 50, 5, 4. Target: 276.

Andrew: 276. (4 x 50) + 75 + 5 - (100 / 25) (10)
Sam: 276. (4 x 50) + 75 + 5 - (100 / 25) (10)
Score: 40–35 (max 51)

Kate talks about her newest book from her trilogies of history books.

Round 7: R C L S O I O I N

Andrew: INCISOR (7)
Sam: CROONS (6)
DC: SIRLOIN (7) SILICON (7)
OT: ORCINOL (7)
Score: 47–35 (max 58)

Round 8: J H Z T E I E D R

Andrew: TIERED (6)
Sam: TIRED (5)
DC: DITHER (6) ZITHER (6) zithered
OT: DIETER (6) EITHER (6) ETHIDE (6) RETIED (6)
Score: 53–35 (max 64)

Round 9: 75, 100, 10, 6, 8, 6. Target: 952.

Andrew: 952. (10 x 100) - (6 x 8) (10)
Sam: 952. (10 x 100) - (6 x 8) (10)
Score: 63–45 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: HAPDISCO -> SCAPHOID

Round 10: O A O A O L T V G

Andrew: GLOAT (5)
Sam: GLOAT (5)
DC: LOVAT (5) GALOOT (6)
Score: 68–50 (max 80)

Round 11: T U D O K E N A S

Andrew: STONKED (7)
Sam: STAKED (6)
OT: ADENOUS (7) AKETONS (7) ASTOUND (7) DANKEST (7) DONATES (7) DOUANES (7) KNOUTED (7) ONSTEAD (7) SNOUTED (7) SOUTANE (7) UNASKED (7) UNOAKED (7)
Score: 75–50 (max 87)

Susie's Origins of Words talks about the origins of connections between religion and wine.

Round 12: E O U O I F D Q W

Andrew: WOOFED (6)
Sam: WOOFED (6)
DC: WOODIE (6)
OT: FOODIE (6)
Score: 81–56 (max 93)

Round 13: D S R O E I P X U

Andrew: SOUPIER (7)
Sam: POURED (6)
DC: PROXIES (7)
OT: PERIODUS (8)
Score: 88–56 (max 101)

Round 14: 100, 50, 25, 75, 5, 9. Target: 699.

Andrew: 700. (9 - (50 / 25)) x 100 (7)
Sam: 700. (9 x 75) + 25 (7)
RR: 699. ((50 - (100 / 25)) x (75 / 5)) + 9 (10)
Score: 95–63 (max 111)

Round 15: S L I C E M E A T

No one buzzes. The answer was TIMESCALE.
Final Score: 95–63 (max 121)

Statistics Corner

Andrew:
Total score - 95
Raw score - 102
Total % of max - 79
Raw % of max - 84
Total average score per round - 6.3
Raw average score per round - 6.8
Number of maxes - 9

Sam:
Total score - 63
Raw score - 98
Total % of max - 52
Raw % of max - 81
Total average score per round - 4.2
Raw average score per round - 6.5
Number of maxes - 6

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