Tuesday 15th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 83)

Round-by-round summaries of every game in recent series; for every series in the last 5 years, try cdb, the Countdown databasel. Obviously this forum contains spoilers!

Moderator: James Robinson

Post Reply
User avatar
James Robinson
Post-apocalypse
Posts: 9093
Joined: Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:38 pm
Location: Mirfield, West Yorkshire

Tuesday 15th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 83)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:30 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 15 November 2016.

C1: Champion Doug Roberts (3 wins, 260 points.) A children's entertainer from Sompting, West Sussex.
C2: Challenger Ciarán McCann. A musician from Dublin. He plays keyboard and guitar for his band, Ana Gog.
DC: Susie Dent and Louise Minchin.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T S P U O N L I A
R02: Q D E O P I R S U
R03: 100, 9, 2, 4, 8, 7. Target: 683.
TTT: TRUESONG - "Is this fishy character heavily into Scottish politics?"
R04: N M E I T C A Y R
R05: L T R E O I E S G
R06: 100, 8, 1, 9, 4, 6. Target: 536.
R07: B L R A U O I F M
R08: D E V T A R G I J
R09: 2, 1, 2, 3, 8, 10. Target: 972.
TTT: SUPERACT - "The whole play is super; it really grabs your imagination."
R10: D S O A T I M L E
R11: N W R U E A P U H
R12: F S D I E N H A T
R13: U O W R S E A N C
R14: 100, 5, 7, 10, 7, 3. Target: 942.
R15: P O O D L E P A W (conundrum)


And now a brief interlude before our main feature:

SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER

Enjoy the show.

Round 1: T S P U O N L I A

Doug: PLANTS (6)
Ciarán: LIST (4)
DC: PULSATION (18)
OT: PLATINOUS (18)
Score: 6–0 (max 18)

Round 2: Q D E O P I R S U

Doug: SQUIRED (7)
Ciarán: PRIDES (6)
DC: oedipus SOUPIER (7)
OT: PERIODUS (8) QUERIDOS (8)
Score: 13–0 (max 26)

Round 3: 100, 9, 2, 4, 8, 7. Target: 683.

Doug: 683. (7 x 100) - 9 - 8 (10)
Ciarán: 685.
Score: 23–0 (max 36)

Teatime teaser: TRUESONG -> STURGEON

Round 4: N M E I T C A Y R

Doug: CARMINE (7)
Ciarán: CINEMA (6)
DC: ENMITY (6)
OT: TYRAMINE (8)
Score: 30–0 (max 44)

Round 5: L T R E O I E S G

Doug: LOITERS (7)
Ciarán: GREETS (6)
DC: GLORIES (7) GOITRES (7)
OT: SORTILEGE (18)
Score: 37–0 (max 62)

Round 6: 100, 8, 1, 9, 4, 6. Target: 536.

Doug: -
Ciarán: 536. ((100 - 9 - 1) x 6) - 4 (10)
Score: 37–10 (max 72)

Louise talks about adjusting to BBC Breakfast when it moved to Salford in 2012, including buying her daughter a dog.

Round 7: B L R A U O I F M

Doug: LABOUR (6)
Ciarán: FLORA (5)
DC: FORMULA (7) FIBULAR (7)
OT: ALIFORM (7) BRIMFUL (7) FIBROMA (7)
Score: 43–10 (max 79)

Round 8: D E V T A R G I J

Doug: GRAVE (5)
Ciarán: VARIED (6)
DC: DIVERT (6) VIRGATE (7)
OT: TRIAGED (7)
Score: 43–16 (max 86)

Round 9: 2, 1, 2, 3, 8, 10. Target: 972.

Doug: -
Ciarán: -
RR: 972. 2 x 2 x 3 x ((8 x 10) + 1) (10)
Score: 43–16 (max 96)

Teatime teaser: SUPERACT -> CAPTURES

Round 10: D S O A T I M L E

Doug: ATOMISED (8)
Ciarán: METALS (6)
DC: LOAMIEST (8)
OT: DIASTOLE (8) ISOLATED (8) MELODIAS (8) MELODIST (8) MISDEALT (8) MODALISE (8) MODALIST (8) MODELIST (8) MODISTAE (8) SODALITE (8)
Score: 51–16 (max 104)

Round 11: N W R U E A P U H

Doug: PRAWN (5)
Ciarán: UNWRAP (6)
DC: PAWNER (6)
OT: ENWRAP (6) PHERAN (6) REPAWN (6) UNPURE (6) WHENUA (6)
Score: 51–22 (max 110)

Susie's Origins of Words talks about the origins of why there's a D in "fridge".

Round 12: F S D I E N H A T

Doug: HANDIEST (8)
Ciarán: FAINTED (7)
Score: 59–22 (max 118)

Round 13: U O W R S E A N C

Doug: UNSCREW (7)
Ciarán: WORSEN (6)
DC: NACREOUS (8)
Score: 66–22 (max 126)

Round 14: 100, 5, 7, 10, 7, 3. Target: 942.

Doug: 943.
Ciarán: 942. ((100 - 7) x 10) + 7 + 5 (10)
Score: 66–32 (max 136)

Round 15: P O O D L E P A W

Ciarán buzzes on 9.75 seconds to say APPLEWOOD which is correct.
Final Score: 66–42 (max 146)

Statistics Corner

Doug:
Total score - 66
Raw score - 83
Total % of max - 45
Raw % of max - 57
Total average score per round - 4.4
Raw average score per round - 5.7
Number of maxes - 3

Ciarán:
Total score - 42
Raw score - 95
Total % of max - 29
Raw % of max - 65
Total average score per round - 2.8
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 4

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

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests