Monday 19th December 2016 (Series 75, 3rd Quarter-Final)

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Monday 19th December 2016 (Series 75, 3rd Quarter-Final)

Post by James Robinson » Sun May 21, 2017 10:01 am

Countdown recap for Monday 19 December 2016.

C1: No.3 Seed Andrew "The Edinburgh Enforcer" Macleod (8 wins, 809 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh.
C2: No.6 Seed Rik "The Aylesbury Axewielder" Anstee (6 wins, 561 points.) An account manager from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
DC: Susie Dent and Carol Kirkwood, making her DC debut.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R X B U E I D H O
R02: C K H I E S A R F
R03: 75, 100, 10, 3, 6, 6. Target: 126.
TTT: PERRYCANT - "Perry can't make anything; he's hopeless at this."
R04: N W P O I O N L A
R05: Y R S T E O I E L
R06: 100, 75, 5, 9, 3, 2. Target: 724.
R07: T F N A O E R D U
R08: N D T I E R T O P
R09: 100, 50, 4, 6, 3, 1. Target: 912.
TTT: AHUGEBALL - "It's not just funny, it's rather ridiculous."
R10: R S M E O E T W U
R11: P N G N I E O E M
R12: G D T U A I U A B
R13: S Q D U E A T C E
R14: 75, 5, 6, 6, 1, 7. Target: 159.
R15: D E E P B A R D S (conundrum)


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Round 1: R X B U E I D H O

Andrew: BURIED (6)
Rik: BOXIER (6)
DC: OXBIRD (6)
OT: BORIDE (6) HEROID (6) OXHERD (6) OXHIDE (6)
Score: 6–6 (max 6)

Round 2: C K H I E S A R F

Andrew: FREAKISH (8)
Rik: HACKERS (7)
DC: FISHCAKE (8) SHAKIER (7)
Score: 14–6 (max 14)

Round 3: 75, 100, 10, 3, 6, 6. Target: 126.

Andrew: 126. (75 / 3) + (6 / 6) + 100 (10)
Rik: 126. (75 / 3) + (6 / 6) + 100 (10)
Score: 24–16 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: PERRYCANT -> CARPENTRY

Round 4: N W P O I O N L A

Andrew: PIANO (5)
Rik: PLAIN (5)
OT: PANIOLO (7)
Score: 29–21 (max 31)

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

Andrew: LOITERS (7)
Rik: STERILE (7)
DC: TOILERS (7) TERSELY (7)
OT: LITEROSE (8) ROSELITE (8)
Score: 36–28 (max 39)

Round 6: 100, 75, 5, 9, 3, 2. Target: 724.

Andrew: 725. ((5 + 2) x 100) + (75 / 3) (7)
Rik: 725. ((9 - 2) x 100) + (75 / 3) (7)
RR: 724. (9 x 75) + ((100 - 2) x (5 - 3)) (10)
Score: 43–35 (max 49)

Carol talks about doing dual parachute jumping with the Red Devils.

Round 7: T F N A O E R D U

Andrew: FRONTED (7)
Rik: FRONTED (7)
DC: FORTUNE (7) fortuned UNRATED (7)
OT: FOUNDER (7) NATURED (7) NORATED (7) ORNATED (7) OUTDARE (7) OUTREAD (7) REFOUND (7) REFOUNT (7) RONDEAU (7) ROTUNDA (7)
Score: 50–42 (max 56)

Round 8: N D T I E R T O P

Andrew: POINTER (7)
Rik: POINTER (7)
DC: DOTTIER (7) POTTIER (7) PORTEND (7)
OT: REDPOINT (8)
Score: 57–49 (max 64)

Round 9: 100, 50, 4, 6, 3, 1. Target: 912.

Andrew: 912. (100 + 50 + 3 - 1) x 6 (10)
Rik: 904.
Score: 67–49 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: AHUGEBALL -> LAUGHABLE

Round 10: R S M E O E T W U

Andrew: METEORS (7)
Rik: REMOTES (7)
DC: RUESOME (7)
OT: EMOTERS (7)
Score: 74–56 (max 81)

Round 11: P N G N I E O E M

Andrew: OPENING (7)
Rik: MOPING (6)
OT: EPIGONE (7) NOMINEE (7) PEENING (7)
Score: 81–56 (max 88)

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

Round 12: G D T U A I U A B

Andrew: AUDIT (5)
Rik: abait
DC: BAT (3)
OT: AGITA (5) GAITA (5) TAIGA (5)
Score: 86–56 (max 93)

Round 13: S Q D U E A T C E

Andrew: EDUCATES (8)
Rik: CAUSED (6)
DC: EQUATED (7) CATS (4) QUESTED (7)
Score: 94–56 (max 101)

Round 14: 75, 5, 6, 6, 1, 7. Target: 159.

Andrew: 159. ((6 + 6) x 7) + 75 (10)
Rik: 157.
Score: 104–56 (max 111)

Round 15: D E E P B A R D S

Andrew buzzes on 4.75 seconds to say BEDSPREAD which is correct.
Final Score: 114–56 (max 121)

Statistics Corner

Andrew:
Total score - 114
Raw score - 114
Total % of max - 94
Raw % of max - 94
Total average score per round - 7.6
Raw average score per round - 7.6
Number of maxes - 11 8-)

Rik:
Total score - 56
Raw score - 87
Total % of max - 46
Raw % of max - 72
Total average score per round - 3.7
Raw average score per round - 5.8
Number of maxes - 4

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Re: Monday 19th December 2016 (Series 75, 3rd Quarter-Final)

Post by Owen Carroll » Mon May 28, 2018 1:07 am

This was more or less when I became a regular watcher. This very episode.

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