Monday 7th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 78)

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Monday 7th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 78)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:44 am

Countdown recap for Monday 7 November 2016.

C1: Champion Rik Anstee (6 wins, 462 points.) An account manager from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
C2: Challenger Amber Farrington. A tutor originally from Melbourne, Australia, but now living in London. She's a member of MENSA, and enjoys yoga, rock climbing and basketball, but she also enjoys travelling, including a recent trip to Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia.
DC: Susie Dent and Margaret Mountford.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R P F A U K D O O
R02: Y T E I N D O G A
R03: 75, 9, 7, 2, 3, 10. Target: 374.
TTT: LOADVINO - "He drank a load of vino, then finished off the night with this."
R04: E R S I M L A O N
R05: D L E I X L T E S
R06: 25, 10, 5, 1, 1, 2. Target: 145.
R07: L N R I U E S D Q
R08: R H A E R T R I E
R09: 25, 7, 8, 8, 10, 10. Target: 638.
TTT: DAYSIOPT - "On some days, I opt to think of a world where everything is rotten."
R10: Z S A U G S A E G
R11: N T R O I A N T E
R12: W J O E T O M A D
R13: H S O I F B N A V
R14: 75, 50, 9, 6, 6, 3. Target: 509.
R15: H U G S I D E N T (conundrum)


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Round 1: R P F A U K D O O

Rik: PROUD (5)
Amber: PROUD (5)
DC: PADOUK (6)
OT: ADROOP (6) KOROUA (6) PODURA (6) UROPOD (6)
Score: 5–5 (max 6)

Round 2: Y T E I N D O G A

Rik: DONATE (6)
Amber: DATING (6)
DC: GODETIA (7) TOADYING (8)
Score: 11–11 (max 14)

Round 3: 75, 9, 7, 2, 3, 10. Target: 374.

Rik: 374. ((7 - 2) x 75) - (10 - 9) (10)
Amber: 374. ((7 - 2) x 75) - (10 - 9) (10)
Score: 21–21 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: LOADVINO -> VINDALOO

Round 4: E R S I M L A O N

Rik: SEMOLINA (8)
Amber: SEMOLINA (8)
DC: MINERALS (8) NORMALISE (18)
OT: ALMONRIES (18)
Score: 29–29 (max 42)

Round 5: D L E I X L T E S

Rik: STILLED (7)
Amber: EXISTED (7)
DC: TELLIES (7)
OT: SEXTILE (7)
Score: 36–36 (max 49)

Round 6: 25, 10, 5, 1, 1, 2. Target: 145.

Rik: 145. (25 x 5) + (2 x 10) (10)
Amber: 145. (25 x 5) + (2 x 10) (10)
Score: 46–46 (max 59)

Margaret talks about a recent trip she made to Lindisfarne.

Round 7: L N R I U E S D Q

Rik: SQUIRED (7)
Amber: SQUIRED (7)
DC: INSURED (7)
OT: NURDLES (7) NURSLED (7) QUIRLED (7) QUISLED (7) QUISLER (7) RINDELS (7) RINDLES (7)
Score: 53–53 (max 66)

Round 8: R H A E R T R I E

Rik: EARTHIER (8)
Amber: HEARTIER (8)
Score: 61–61 (max 74)

Round 9: 25, 7, 8, 8, 10, 10. Target: 638.

Rik: 636. (10 x 10 x 7) - (8 x 8) (7)
Amber: 640. 8 x 8 x 10 (7)
RR: 638. (((8 x 10) + 10) x 7) + 8 (10)
Score: 68–68 (max 84)

Teatime teaser: DAYSIOPT -> DYSTOPIA

Round 10: Z S A U G S A E G

Rik: SAUSAGE (7)
Amber: SAUSAGE (7)
OT: ASSUAGE (7)
Score: 75–75 (max 91)

Round 11: N T R O I A N T E

Rik: NATTIER (7)
Amber: RATION (6)
DC: ENTRANT (7) INTONATE (8)
OT: ANOINTER (8) INTRANET (8) REANOINT (8) TENTORIA (8)
Score: 82–75 (max 99)

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

Round 12: W J O E T O M A D

Rik: MOATED (6)
Amber: MOOTED (6)
DC: MEADOW (6)
OT: MOJADO (6)
Score: 88–81 (max 105)

Round 13: H S O I F B N A V

Rik: FASHION (7)
Amber: BANISH (6)
DC: BONSAI (6)
Score: 95–81 (max 112)

Round 14: 75, 50, 9, 6, 6, 3. Target: 509.

Rik: -
Amber: 509. (75 x 6) + 50 + 6 + 3 (10)
Score: 95–91 (max 122)

Round 15: H U G S I D E N T

Amber buzzes on 24.75 seconds to say UNSIGHTED which is correct.
Final Score: 95–101 (max 132)

Statistics Corner

Rik:
Total score - 95
Raw score - 95
Total % of max - 72
Raw % of max - 72
Total average score per round - 6.3
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 8

Amber:
Total score - 101
Raw score - 113
Total % of max - 77
Raw % of max - 86
Total average score per round - 6.7
Raw average score per round - 7.5
Number of maxes - 9

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=75
UP THE MIGHTY TERRIERS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

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