Tuesday 31st January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 16)

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Tuesday 31st January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 16)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:27 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 31 January 2017.

C1: Champion Elliott Mack (3 wins, 299 points.) An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey.
C2: Challenger Andrew Goodwin. A graphic designer from Oxford. He's a season ticket holder at Oxford United, and his favourite place is their home ground.
DC: Susie Dent and Alexis Conran, making his DC debut.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: S G N I E A P B G
R02: C L I V E B A L E
R03: 75, 3, 8, 4, 2, 1. Target: 585.
TTT: THECLAIMS - "The claims are he could turn a base metal into something more valuable."
R04: R N T I O E D O T
R05: A G I T P R A F I
R06: 50, 2, 5, 8, 3, 1. Target: 684.
R07: M S W A U A R U M
R08: S N E I J S E T O
R09: 50, 2, 5, 4, 5, 6. Target: 389.
TTT: SICKLECOW - "If you get this, things are heading in the right direction."
R10: P R E C U L A R D
R11: R D T I A E H Z S
R12: L R U I P N E V N
R13: S T R O U E T H N
R14: 100, 25, 50, 75, 7, 6. Target: 148.
R15: F E D S C O N E S (conundrum)


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Round 1: S G N I E A P B G

Elliott: SIGNAGE (7)
Andrew: GASPING (7)
DC: BAGGIES (7)
OT: BIGGANS (7) BIGGENS (7) PIGGENS (7) SPAEING (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 7)

Round 2: C L I V E B A L E

Elliott: liveable (not written down)
Andrew: LIVEABLE (8)
DC: VIABLE (6)
OT: LEVIABLE (8)
Score: 7–15 (max 15)

Round 3: 75, 3, 8, 4, 2, 1. Target: 585.

Elliott: 585. (8 x 75) - ((4 + 1) x 3) (10)
Andrew: 585. ((75 - 2) x 8) + 1 (10)
Score: 17–25 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: THECLAIMS -> ALCHEMIST

Round 4: R N T I O E D O T

Elliott: DOTTIER (7)
Andrew: DOTTIER (7)
DC: TRIDENT (7)
OT: NITTOED (7) NORDITE (7) RIDOTTO (7) TORTONI (7) TRITONE (7)
Score: 24–32 (max 32)

Round 5: A G I T P R A F I

Elliott: PARFAIT (7)
Andrew: GRAFT (5)
DC: PATRIA (6)
OT: GAIATRI (7)
Score: 31–32 (max 39)

Round 6: 50, 2, 5, 8, 3, 1. Target: 684.

Elliott: 680. (((3 x 5) - 1) x (50 - 2)) + 8 (7)
Andrew: 690.
RR: 684. (((5 x 3) - 1) x 50) - (2 x 8) (10)
Score: 38–32 (max 49)

Alexis talks about his time on The Real Hustle.

Round 7: M S W A U A R U M

Elliott: SWARM (5)
Andrew: AURAS (5)
DC: ASWARM (6)
OT: MAUMAUS (7)
Score: 43–37 (max 56)

Round 8: S N E I J S E T O

Elliott: STONES (6)
Andrew: NOSIEST (7)
DC: JONESES (7)
OT: NEOISTS (7) ONESIES (7)
Score: 43–44 (max 63)

Round 9: 50, 2, 5, 4, 5, 6. Target: 389.

Elliott: 389. (2 x 4 x 50) - 6 - 5 (10)
Andrew: 389. (2 x 4 x 50) - 6 - 5 (10)
Score: 53–54 (max 73)

Teatime teaser: SICKLECOW -> CLOCKWISE

Round 10: P R E C U L A R D

Elliott: CURDLE (6)
Andrew: crepular
DC: CURDLER (7)
OT: LARRUPED (8)
Score: 59–54 (max 81)

Round 11: R D T I A E H Z S

Elliott: TIRADES (7)
Andrew: HARDIEST (8)
DC: DITHERS (7) ZITHERS (7)
Score: 59–62 (max 89)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some eponyms.

Round 12: L R U I P N E V N

Elliott: VULPINE (7)
Andrew: UNRIPE (6)
DC: LUPINE (6)
OT: PERUVIN (7) PINNULE (7) UNRIVEN (7)
Score: 66–62 (max 96)

Round 13: S T R O U E T H N

Elliott: HUNTERS (7)
Andrew: NUTTERS (7)
DC: SOUTHERN (8)
OT: NORTHEST (8)
Score: 73–69 (max 104)

Round 14: 100, 25, 50, 75, 7, 6. Target: 148.

Elliott: 148. 100 + 50 - (6 / (75 / 25)) (10)
Andrew: 148. 100 + 50 - (75 / 25) + 7 - 6 (10)
Score: 83–79 (max 114)

Round 15: F E D S C O N E S

Elliott buzzes on 1.25 seconds to say CONFESSED which is correct.
Final Score: 93–79 (max 124)

Statistics Corner

Elliott:
Total score - 93
Raw score - 106
Total % of max - 75
Raw % of max - 85
Total average score per round - 6.2
Raw average score per round - 7.1
Number of maxes - 8

Andrew:
Total score - 79
Raw score - 95
Total % of max - 64
Raw % of max - 77
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 8

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=76
WE ARE PREMIER LEAGUE!!!
UP THE MIGHTY TERRIERS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

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Re: Tuesday 31st January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 16)

Post by Thomas Carey » Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:58 pm

zooming through these, keep up the good work james !
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Re: Tuesday 31st January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 16)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:36 pm

Thomas Carey wrote:
Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:58 pm
zooming through these, keep up the good work james !
Cheers, getting a nice surge in before I head off to Madeira on Friday. ;) :) :D 8-)
WE ARE PREMIER LEAGUE!!!
UP THE MIGHTY TERRIERS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

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