Tuesday 29th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 92)

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Tuesday 29th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 92)

Post by James Robinson » Sat May 13, 2017 11:10 am

Countdown recap for Tuesday 29 November 2016.

C1: Champion John Shaw (1 win, 102 points.) A capital cost co-ordinator for a brewing company from Swadlincote, Derbyshire.
C2: Challenger Peter Moran. A statistician originally from Jarrow, Tyne & Wear, but now lives in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. He was once confused by a piece of fabric with 2 holes in it while having a massage in Spain. :P :lol:
DC: Susie Dent and Charlotte Hawkins.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: M T S N U O I R A
R02: D L T E O A S M L
R03: 25, 50, 75, 100, 3, 7. Target: 380.
TTT: SAMHIRES - "Sam hires a motivator to help out in the garden. That's wrong, surely!"
R04: G N I W E O G Q A
R05: S R E U I S D J R
R06: 100, 8, 5, 1, 5, 4. Target: 211.
R07: F D B S E A I T M
R08: X T L O U E S L P
R09: 5, 10, 8, 3, 1, 2. Target: 339.
TTT: FONDFREE - "He might be fond of his freedom, but he's lost it."
R10: N D P I A U N G E
R11: P N Z I A O T M E
R12: R D F A U I B E T
R13: R K T N O E I O N
R14: 5, 7, 6, 7, 3, 4. Target: 455.
R15: A N G L E D L I P (conundrum)


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Round 1: M T S N U O I R A

John: minotaurs
Peter: AMOUNTS (7)
DC: MANITOUS (8)
OT: MAINOURS (8) NATRIUMS (8) NATURISM (8) RAINOUTS (8) ROMAUNTS (8) TINAMOUS (8)
Score: 0–7 (max 8)

Round 2: D L T E O A S M L

John: SLALOMED (8)
Peter: STALLED (7)
DC: MALLETS (7)
Score: 8–7 (max 16)

Round 3: 25, 50, 75, 100, 3, 7. Target: 380.

John: 375.
Peter: 380. (3 x 100) + 75 + 7 - (50 / 25) (10)
Score: 8–17 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: SAMHIRES -> MISHEARS

Round 4: G N I W E O G Q A

John: WAGING (6)
Peter: WING (4)
DC: WAGGON (6)
OT: AGEING (6) OWNAGE (6) QIGONG (6) WIGEON (6)
Score: 14–17 (max 32)

Round 5: S R E U I S D J R

John: JURIES (6)
Peter: RIDERS (6)
DC: DURRIES (7)
OT: SUDSIER (7)
Score: 20–23 (max 39)

Round 6: 100, 8, 5, 1, 5, 4. Target: 211.

John: 211. ((8 / 4) x 100) + 5 + 5 + 1 (10)
Peter: 211. ((8 / 4) x 100) + 5 + 5 + 1 (10)
Score: 30–33 (max 49)

Charlotte talks about her 2 older brothers and how she got wound up by them.

Round 7: F D B S E A I T M

John: MISDATE (7)
Peter: BASTED (6)
OT: BASTIDE (7)
Score: 37–33 (max 56)

Round 8: X T L O U E S L P

John: OUTSELL (7)
Peter: OUTSELL (7)
DC: POLLUTES (8)
Score: 44–40 (max 64)

Round 9: 5, 10, 8, 3, 1, 2. Target: 339.

John: 335.
Peter: 340. ((10 x 8) + 5) x (3 + 1) (7)
RR: 339. (((5 x 10) - 2) x (8 - 1)) + 3 (10)
Score: 44–47 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: FONDFREE -> OFFENDER

Round 10: N D P I A U N G E

John: PENDING (7)
Peter: deaning
DC: UPENDING (8)
OT: UNPAINED (8)
Score: 51–47 (max 82)

Round 11: P N Z I A O T M E

John: PIMENTO (7)
Peter: PANTO (5)
DC: OMENTA (6) PTOMAINE (8)
OT: MONAZITE (8)
Score: 58–47 (max 90)

Susie's Origins of Words talks about the origins of "cock-a-hoop".

Round 12: R D F A U I B E T

John: FAIRED (6)
Peter: FARTED (6)
DC: FRUITED (7) TURBID (6)
OT: BRUITED (7) RUBIATE (7) TRIBADE (7)
Score: 64–53 (max 97)

Round 13: R K T N O E I O N

John: NOTION (6)
Peter: TINKER (6)
DC: INTONER (7) NOOKIE (6)
OT: TENORINO (8)
Score: 70–59 (max 105)

Round 14: 5, 7, 6, 7, 3, 4. Target: 455.

John: 450. (7 x 7 x (6 + 3)) + 4 + 5 (7)
Peter: 456. Mistake in working.
RR: 455. (6 + 7) x 7 x 5 (10)
Score: 77–59 (max 115)

Round 15: A N G L E D L I P

Peter buzzes on 6.25 seconds to say PEDALLING which is correct.
Final Score: 77–69 (max 125)

Statistics Corner

John:
Total score - 77
Raw score - 91
Total % of max - 62
Raw % of max - 73
Total average score per round - 5.1
Raw average score per round - 6.1
Number of maxes - 4

Peter:
Total score - 69
Raw score - 91
Total % of max - 55
Raw % of max - 73
Total average score per round - 4.6
Raw average score per round - 6.1
Number of maxes - 3

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