Monday 21st November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 87)

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Monday 21st November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 87)

Post by James Robinson » Mon May 01, 2017 12:33 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 21 November 2016.

C1: Champion Tom Stephens (3 wins, 236 points.) A music technician and lecturer from Westgate-on-Sea, Kent.
C2: Challenger Wayne Ashton. An employability coach from Royton, Greater Manchester. He appeared in Stars In Their Eyes performing as David Gray.
DC: Susie Dent and Louise Minchin.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: S T L M U I O E G
R02: N A I T M U F O R
R03: 75, 8, 3, 9, 5, 7. Target: 642.
TTT: CASHTRIO - "Can you be sure that these are actually baked?"
R04: T R E A C O S N E
R05: V D R O I U G B E
R06: 50, 6, 3, 10, 10, 1. Target: 508.
R07: Q S R A O H E A C
R08: R L U I Y E L T A
R09: 50, 4, 4, 2, 10, 3. Target: 407.
TTT: DUEANICE - "We're due a nice one here in the studio; today's have been rather abysmal."
R10: K I U N M O L T E
R11: R Z L O E A T F E
R12: S D I U S P A O D
R13: M D N S E I O A N
R14: 100, 5, 7, 8, 5, 6. Target: 711.
R15: R O O K S H R E W (conundrum)


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Round 1: S T L M U I O E G

Tom: GUILTS (6)
Wayne: MOIST (5)
DC: UGLIEST (7) OUTSMILE (8)
OT: EULOGIST (8)
Score: 6–0 (max 8)

Round 2: N A I T M U F O R

Tom: RATION (6)
Wayne: UNIFORM (7)
DC: FORMAT (6) FOUMART (7)
OT: FORMANT (7) MAINOUR (7) MANITOU (7) NATRIUM (7) RAINOUT (7) ROMAUNT (7) TINAMOU (7) TURFMAN (7)
Score: 6–7 (max 15)

Round 3: 75, 8, 3, 9, 5, 7. Target: 642.

Tom: 642. (75 x 8) + ((9 + 5) x 3) (10)
Wayne: 644.
Score: 16–7 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: CASHTRIO -> HARICOTS

Round 4: T R E A C O S N E

Tom: TRANCES (7)
Wayne: TREASON (7)
DC: RESONATE (8) ANCESTOR (8) CAROTENE (8)
OT: ACTOREENS (18)
Score: 23–14 (max 43)

Round 5: V D R O I U G B E

Tom: vigoured
Wayne: BROGUE (6)
DC: OVERBID (7)
OT: BOURGIE (7) BOUVIER (7) OVERDUB (7)
Score: 23–20 (max 50)

Round 6: 50, 6, 3, 10, 10, 1. Target: 508.

Tom: 508. (50 x 10) + 6 + 3 - 1 (10)
Wayne: 508. (50 x 10) + 6 + 3 - 1 (10)
Score: 33–30 (max 60)

Louise talks about appearing as a guest on Hell's Kitchen, and being chucked out by Marco Pierre White. :shock: :o

Round 7: Q S R A O H E A C

Tom: ROACHES (7)
Wayne: CHASER (6)
DC: ROSACEA (7)
OT: OCHREAS (7) ORACHES (7)
Score: 40–30 (max 67)

Round 8: R L U I Y E L T A

Tom: TALLER (6)
Wayne: LATER (5)
DC: TALLIER (7) REALITY (7) LITERAL (7) LATELY (6)
OT: LYRETAIL (8) RITUALLY (8) TAILLEUR (8)
Score: 46–30 (max 75)

Round 9: 50, 4, 4, 2, 10, 3. Target: 407.

Tom: 407. ((4 + 4) x 50) + 10 - 3 (10)
Wayne: 407. ((4 + 4) x 50) + 10 - 3 (10)
Score: 56–40 (max 85)

Teatime teaser: DUEANICE -> AUDIENCE

Round 10: K I U N M O L T E

Tom: MINUTE (6)
Wayne: MOLTEN (6)
DC: OUTLINE (7)
OT: MOULINET (8)
Score: 62–46 (max 93)

Round 11: R Z L O E A T F E

Tom: FLOATER (7)
Wayne: FLOATER (7)
DC: FLOREAT (7)
OT: ALFEREZ (7) REFLATE (7) REFLOAT (7)
Score: 69–53 (max 100)

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

Round 12: S D I U S P A O D

Tom: SPUDS (5)
Wayne: opiads
DC: spads SADDOS (6)
OT: ADIPOUS (7)
Score: 74–53 (max 107)

Round 13: M D N S E I O A N

Tom: MAIDENS (7)
Wayne: MANSIONED (18)
DC: DOMAINES (8)
OT: MANNOSIDE (18) MONDAINES (18)
Score: 74–71 (max 125)

Round 14: 100, 5, 7, 8, 5, 6. Target: 711.

Tom: 711. (7 x 100) + 5 + 6 (10)
Wayne: 711. (7 x 100) + 5 + 6 (10)
Score: 84–81 (max 135)

Round 15: R O O K S H R E W

No one buzzes. The answer was WORKHORSE.
Final Score: 84–81 (max 145)

Statistics Corner

Tom:
Total score - 84
Raw score - 97
Total % of max - 58
Raw % of max - 67
Total average score per round - 5.6
Raw average score per round - 6.5
Number of maxes - 6

Wayne:
Total score - 81
Raw score - 104
Total % of max - 56
Raw % of max - 72
Total average score per round - 5.4
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 6

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

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