Wednesday 19th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 65)

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Wednesday 19th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 65)

Post by James Robinson » Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:00 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 19 October 2016.

C1: Champion Andrew Macleod (6 wins, 591 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh.
C2: Challenger David Stirling. A retired sister from Bristol. He now works as a volunteer for a charity that helps with people in poverty all over the world. He used to be a weekend cricketer as well for his local club.
DC: Susie Dent and Brendan Cole.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R S G E O U N P I
R02: T E S K A T O F U
R03: 75, 100, 3, 4, 8, 3. Target: 141.
TTT: NEATRATE - "Has Declan lost his friend to this creature?"
R04: H I D R E B N A G
R05: R U T I P O S A T
R06: 50, 9, 10, 6, 3, 6. Target: 933.
R07: N C R E I A S L U
R08: P I C N A S O D I
R09: 50, 25, 6, 1, 10, 9. Target: 811.
TTT: NOTAHOPE - "You've not got a hope of solving this unless you know your South African wines."
R10: P A R H E M O E V
R11: T L S U I E L T A
R12: N E S T O L A M I
R13: Y E D O L I R E T
R14: 4, 3, 7, 9, 2, 8. Target: 851.
R15: V E N D O N I C C (conundrum)


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Round 1: R S G E O U N P I

Andrew: PIROGUES (8)
David: POURING (7)
DC: SPONGIER (8) REPOSING (8)
OT: GROUPIES (8) PERIGONS (8) PERUSING (8) PRUINOSE (8) ROUGINES (8) SOIGNEUR (8) SUPERING (8)
Score: 8–0 (max 8)

Round 2: T E S K A T O F U

Andrew: fakeouts
David: SKATE (5)
DC: TAKEOUTS (8) KOFTAS (6)
Score: 8–5 (max 16)

Round 3: 75, 100, 3, 4, 8, 3. Target: 141.

Andrew: 141. (8 x 4) + (3 x 3) + 100 (10)
David: 141. (8 x 4) + (3 x 3) + 100 (10)
Score: 18–15 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: NEATRATE -> ANTEATER

Round 4: H I D R E B N A G

Andrew: BANDIER (7)
David: misdeclared 7
DC: BEARDING (8)
OT: ADHERING (8) BRAINGED (8) BREADING (8)
Score: 25–15 (max 34)

Round 5: R U T I P O S A T

Andrew: SAUTOIR (7)
David: PATRIOTS (8)
OT: OUTPARTS (8) OUTSTRIP (8)
Score: 25–23 (max 42)

Round 6: 50, 9, 10, 6, 3, 6. Target: 933.

Andrew: 932. ((10 + 9) x 50) - (6 x 3) (7)
David: 932. ((10 + 9) x 50) - (6 x 3) (7)
RR: 933. (((50 x 3) + 10 - 6) x 6) + 9 (10)
Score: 32–30 (max 52)

Brendan talks about getting nerves doing his first professional tournament in Japan.

Round 7: N C R E I A S L U

Andrew: INSULAR (7)
David: SAUCIER (7)
DC: CARLINES (8)
OT: AESCULIN (8) AURICLES (8) CISLUNAR (8) LUNACIES (8) RINCEAUS (8)
Score: 39–37 (max 60)

Round 8: P I C N A S O D I

Andrew: PANICS (6)
David: PIANOS (6)
OT: PINACOIDS (18)
Score: 45–43 (max 78)

Round 9: 50, 25, 6, 1, 10, 9. Target: 811.

Andrew: 811. ((50 + 25 + 6) x 10) + 1 (10)
David: 811. ((50 + 25 + 6) x 10) + 1 (10)
Score: 55–53 (max 88)

Teatime teaser: NOTAHOPE -> HANEPOOT

Round 10: P A R H E M O E V

Andrew: HAMPER (6)
David: overharm
DC: OVERAMP (7) MOVER (5)
OT: OVERHEAP (8)
Score: 61–53 (max 96)

Round 11: T L S U I E L T A

Andrew: TALLEST (7)
David: tallest (not written down)
DC: TALLIES (7)
OT: SITTELLA (8)
Score: 68–53 (max 104)

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

Round 12: N E S T O L A M I

Andrew: AMNIOTES (8)
David: MANLIEST (8)
DC: SALIENT (7) ENTAILS (7) SEMOLINA (8)
OT: AILMENTS (8) ALNOITES (8) LAMINOSE (8) LOAMIEST (8) MOANIEST (8) MOLINETS (8) SMALTINE (8) TOENAILS (8)
Score: 76–61 (max 112)

Round 13: Y E D O L I R E T

Andrew: LOITERED (8)
David: LOITERED (8)
DC: TIREDLY (7)
OT: DOLERITE (8)
Score: 84–69 (max 120)

Round 14: 4, 3, 7, 9, 2, 8. Target: 851.

Andrew: -
David: -
RR: 851. ((8 + 3) x (9 + 2) x 7) + 4 (10)
Score: 84–69 (max 130)

Round 15: V E N D O N I C C

Andrew buzzes on 2.25 seconds to say CONVINCED which is correct.
Final Score: 94–69 (max 140)

Statistics Corner

Andrew:
Total score - 94
Raw score - 101
Total % of max - 67
Raw % of max - 72
Total average score per round - 6.3
Raw average score per round - 6.7
Number of maxes - 6

David:
Total score - 69
Raw score - 76
Total % of max - 49
Raw % of max - 54
Total average score per round - 4.6
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 5

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