Tuesday 22nd November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 88)

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 88)

Post by James Robinson » Mon May 01, 2017 12:52 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 22 November 2016.

C1: Champion Tom Stephens (4 wins, 320 points.) A music technician and lecturer from Westgate-on-Sea, Kent.
C2: Challenger Jordan Chambers. A politics student from Maidstone, Kent, but is studying at Brunel University, London. He's a cricket fan, as well as being a fan of Only Fools & Horses.
DC: Susie Dent and Louise Minchin.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: G S H I U O A T P
R02: N R E U T P D I O
R03: 100, 3, 2, 8, 7, 9. Target: 604.
TTT: HATESOUP - "She hates eating soup, so she'll gradually cut it out of her diet."
R04: W S N A E R T A X
R05: R S D U O I V P A
R06: 75, 10, 8, 8, 3, 4. Target: 907.
R07: B S T I O E R S U
R08: V D L A I E G T H
R09: 75, 1, 4, 10, 9, 6. Target: 538.
TTT: LEESFLAT - "As Lee's flat had been unoccupied for some time, there were hundreds of these in the hall."
R10: D N Y O E T G K A
R11: S P R T I U E O F
R12: M L R E A S F O L
R13: M D R N E I U E D
R14: 50, 3, 3, 9, 5, 7. Target: 838.
R15: D I C E S D I R T (conundrum)


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Round 1: G S H I U O A T P

Tom: TOUGH (5)
Jordan: SHOUT (5)
DC: GOATS (5) AGOUTIS (7) UTOPIAS (7) pigouts
OT: GOATISH (7) POUTISH (7)
Score: 5–5 (max 7)

Round 2: N R E U T P D I O

Tom: PRINTED (7)
Jordan: PRUDENT (7)
DC: UNDERTIP (8) ERUPTION (8) ROUTINED (8)
OT: PORTUNID (8) REDPOINT (8)
Score: 12–12 (max 15)

Round 3: 100, 3, 2, 8, 7, 9. Target: 604.

Tom: 604. ((9 - 3) x 100) + (8 / 2) (10)
Jordan: 604. ((9 - 3) x 100) + (8 / 2) (10)
Score: 22–22 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: HATESOUP -> PHASEOUT

Round 4: W S N A E R T A X

Tom: WANTERS (7)
Jordan: ANSWER (6)
DC: EXTRA (5) EXTRAS (6)
OT: TAXANES (7)
Score: 29–22 (max 32)

Round 5: R S D U O I V P A

Tom: VAPOURS (7)
Jordan: VAPOURS (7)
DC: SAVIOUR (7) PAVIOURS (8)
OT: PRIVADOS (8)
Score: 36–29 (max 40)

Round 6: 75, 10, 8, 8, 3, 4. Target: 907.

Tom: 908. ((4 + 8) x 75) + 8 (7)
Jordan: 908. (4 x 3 x 75) + 8 (7)
RR: 907. ((4 + 8) x 75) + 10 - 3 (10)
Score: 43–36 (max 50)

Louise talks about competing on Celebrity Masterchef.

Round 7: B S T I O E R S U

Tom: SERIOUS (7)
Jordan: BUSTIER (7)
DC: BUSTIERS (8)
OT: OBSTRUSE (8) RUBEOSIS (8)
Score: 50–43 (max 58)

Round 8: V D L A I E G T H

Tom: DELIGHT (7)
Jordan: HALTED (6)
DC: ALIGHTED (8)
Score: 57–43 (max 66)

Round 9: 75, 1, 4, 10, 9, 6. Target: 538.

Tom: 539. ((6 + 1) x 75) + 10 + 4 (7)
Jordan: 539. ((6 + 1) x 75) + 10 + 4 (7)
RR: 538. ((6 + 1) x 75) + 9 + 4 (10)
Score: 64–50 (max 76)

Teatime teaser: LEESFLAT -> LEAFLETS

Round 10: D N Y O E T G K A

Tom: DONATE (6)
Jordan: TANGED (6)
DC: DONKEY (6) TANGOED (7)
Score: 70–56 (max 83)

Round 11: S P R T I U E O F

Tom: POUTIER (7)
Jordan: ROPIEST (7)
DC: PROFITS (7) FIREPOTS (8)
OT: FIRESTOP (8) POUFIEST (8)
Score: 77–63 (max 91)

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

Round 12: M L R E A S F O L

Tom: LOAFERS (7)
Jordan: MOLARS (6)
DC: FEMORAL (7) FLAMERS (7) FORMALS (7)
OT: SLALOMER (8)
Score: 84–63 (max 99)

Round 13: M D R N E I U E D

Tom: RUINED (6)
Jordan: MINED (5)
DC: DENIED (6) REMINDED (8)
Score: 90–63 (max 107)

Round 14: 50, 3, 3, 9, 5, 7. Target: 838.

Tom: -
Jordan: 840. ((9 + 7) x (50 + 3)) - 5 - 3 (7)
OT: 838. (((50 x 5) + (9 x 3)) x 3) + 7 (10)
Score: 90–70 (max 117)

Round 15: D I C E S D I R T

No one buzzes. The answer was DISCREDIT.
Final Score: 90–70 (max 127)

Statistics Corner

Tom:
Total score - 90
Raw score - 90
Total % of max - 71
Raw % of max - 71
Total average score per round - 6.0
Raw average score per round - 6.0
Number of maxes - 2

Jordan:
Total score - 70
Raw score - 93
Total % of max - 55
Raw % of max - 73
Total average score per round - 4.7
Raw average score per round - 6.2
Number of maxes - 1

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