Tuesday 6th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 97)

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Tuesday 6th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 97)

Post by James Robinson » Fri May 19, 2017 6:06 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 December 2016.

C1: Champion John Shaw (6 wins, 576 points.) A capital cost co-ordinator for a brewing company from Swadlincote, Derbyshire.
C2: Challenger Paul McLaughlin. A radio producer from Coventry, Warwickshire. He used to be a prison training officer.
DC: Susie Dent and Colin Murray.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: N M S U O W E T A
R02: P B N O E L S U H
R03: 100, 4, 2, 10, 7, 1. Target: 662.
TTT: ASSETFULL - "It sounds like the perfect performance on the tennis court."
R04: T R S I A E V Y N
R05: G D F S O U I Q A
R06: 50, 6, 5, 9, 7, 9. Target: 303.
R07: S T R M E I U D P
R08: C T J A O I N R N
R09: 100, 50, 75, 25, 8, 10. Target: 782.
TTT: YOBFINDER - "You don't want a yob; you're looking for a nice man to settle down with."
R10: R D M E U E N C W
R11: R L P I A E T R I
R12: T A I L D G E R T
R13: R T F O I E N A K
R14: 50, 3, 5, 2, 7, 2. Target: 487.
R15: P O N Y T I L E D (conundrum)


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Round 1: N M S U O W E T A

John: OUTSWAM (7)
Paul: womens
DC: WOMEN (5) SEAMOUNT (8) SNOW (4)
Score: 7–0 (max 8)

Round 2: P B N O E L S U H

John: BLOUSE (6)
Paul: HOUSE (5)
DC: NOELS (5) PHONES (6) BUSHEL (6)
OT: SULPHONE (8)
Score: 13–0 (max 16)

Round 3: 100, 4, 2, 10, 7, 1. Target: 662.

John: 662. (7 x 100) - (4 x 10) + 2 (10)
Paul: 662. (7 x 100) - (4 x 10) + 2 (10)
Score: 23–10 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: ASSETFULL -> FAULTLESS

Round 4: T R S I A E V Y N

John: VARIETY (7)
Paul: raisen
DC: VARSITY (7) RAVINE (6) RAVINES (7)
OT: VESTIARY (8)
Score: 30–10 (max 34)

Round 5: G D F S O U I Q A

John: quoifs
Paul: GOADS (5)
DC: audios AUDIO (5) QUADS (5)
OT: GUIDOS (6)
Score: 30–15 (max 40)

Round 6: 50, 6, 5, 9, 7, 9. Target: 303.

John: 303. (6 x 50) + (9 / 9) + 7 - 5 (10)
Paul: 302.
Score: 40–15 (max 50)

Colin talks about the "unpalatable curse" surrounding Mayo's Gaelic football team.

Round 7: S T R M E I U D P

John: DUMPIEST (8)
Paul: STRIDE (6)
DC: STUMPIER (8)
OT: DISPUTER (8) DUMPSTER (8) STUPIDER (8)
Score: 48–15 (max 58)

Round 8: C T J A O I N R N

John: JANITOR (7)
Paul: TORN (4)
DC: CONTAIN (7)
OT: ACTINON (7) CORTINA (7) OCTRAIN (7)
Score: 55–15 (max 65)

Round 9: 100, 50, 75, 25, 8, 10. Target: 782.

John: 784.
Paul: 783. (10 x 75) + 25 + 8 (7)
RR: 782. ((100 - ((75 - 25) / 50)) x 8) - 10 (10)
Score: 55–22 (max 75)

Teatime teaser: YOBFINDER -> BOYFRIEND

Round 10: R D M E U E N C W

John: MENDER (6)
Paul: RENEW (5)
DC: DUNCE (5) CREWMEN (7)
OT: CERUMEN (7)
Score: 61–22 (max 82)

Round 11: R L P I A E T R I

John: PLAITER (7)
Paul: REPAIR (6)
DC: PARTIER (7) PRETRIAL (8)
OT: PALTRIER (8)
Score: 68–22 (max 90)

Susie's Origins of Words talks about the origins of "having a gander".

Round 12: T A I L D G E R T

John: RATTLED (7)
Paul: trailer
DC: GLITTER (7)
OT: AGLITTER (8) DETRITAL (8)
Score: 75–22 (max 98)

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

John: FAINTER (7)
Paul: INTAKE (6)
OT: KERATIN (7) NOTAIRE (7) OTARINE (7)
Score: 82–22 (max 105)

Round 14: 50, 3, 5, 2, 7, 2. Target: 487.

John: 487. ((50 + 3) x (7 + 2)) + (2 x 5) (10)
Paul: -
Score: 92–22 (max 115)

Round 15: P O N Y T I L E D

John buzzes on 8.5 seconds to say POINTEDLY which is correct.
Final Score: 102–22 (max 125)

Statistics Corner

John:
Total score - 102
Raw score - 109
Total % of max - 82
Raw % of max - 87
Total average score per round - 6.8
Raw average score per round - 7.3
Number of maxes - 7

Paul:
Total score - 22
Raw score - 61
Total % of max - 18
Raw % of max - 49
Total average score per round - 1.5
Raw average score per round - 4.1
Number of maxes - 1

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

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