Wednesday 1st February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 17)

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Wednesday 1st February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 17)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Jun 04, 2017 2:03 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 1 February 2017.

C1: Champion Elliott Mack (4 wins, 392 points.) An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey.
C2: Challenger Chris Webb. A musician and music tutor from Bristol. He's currently writing music for a storytelling duo. He loves going to Krka National Park in Croatia.
DC: Susie Dent and Alexis Conran.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R T D E I O S K S
R02: C R E O F D I Z T
R03: 25, 7, 5, 6, 10, 4. Target: 114.
TTT: ADRYTHING - "A dry thing may be in need of some water."
R04: V O E N R I O L P
R05: M A W E N U S T M
R06: 100, 5, 6, 10, 3, 4. Target: 595.
R07: F D X I A E D T S
R08: R U E S R N A U T
R09: 75, 8, 1, 2, 6, 9. Target: 286.
TTT: JACKSPORT - "When playing sport, Jack always makes sure he's wearing this."
R10: V G A I B A R T E
R11: Y R L O E A S T U
R12: P E I R P A U T S
R13: J N D E I E L C A
R14: 4, 6, 4, 3, 1, 2. Target: 273.
R15: B E R Y L H O P E (conundrum)


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Round 1: R T D E I O S K S

Elliott: STEROIDS (8)
Chris: DORKIEST (8)
DC: STORIES (7)
OT: ROSSITED (8) ROTISSED (8)
Score: 8–8 (max 8)

Round 2: C R E O F D I Z T

Elliott: CORDITE (7)
Chris: FORCED (6)
DC: CROFTED (7)
Score: 15–8 (max 15)

Round 3: 25, 7, 5, 6, 10, 4. Target: 114.

Elliott: 114. (5 x 25) - (7 + 4) (10)
Chris: 114. Mistake in working.
Score: 25–8 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: ADRYTHING -> HYDRATING

Round 4: V O E N R I O L P

Elliott: LOOPIER (7)
Chris: lovier
DC: VIOLONE (7)
OT: LOONIER (7) OVERLIP (7) PLERION (7) POOVIER (7) PROLINE (7)
Score: 32–8 (max 32)

Round 5: M A W E N U S T M

Elliott: STEAM (5)
Chris: STAMEN (6)
DC: SUMMAT (6)
OT: MASTMEN (7) MAUNTES (7) MENTUMS (7) UNMATES (7)
Score: 32–14 (max 39)

Round 6: 100, 5, 6, 10, 3, 4. Target: 595.

Elliott: 595. (6 x 100) - 5 (10)
Chris: 595. (6 x 100) - 5 (10)
Score: 42–24 (max 49)

Alexis talks about his history with scamming before The Real Hustle.

Round 7: F D X I A E D T S

Elliott: FIXATED (7)
Chris: FIXATED (7)
DC: FADDIEST (8)
Score: 49–31 (max 57)

Round 8: R U E S R N A U T

Elliott: SAUNTER (7)
Chris: unsurer
DC: UNSURE (6) NATURES (7) RETURNS (7)
OT: NURTURES (8)
Score: 56–31 (max 65)

Round 9: 75, 8, 1, 2, 6, 9. Target: 286.

Elliott: 286. ((8 / 2) x 75) - (9 + 6 - 1) (10)
Chris: 287.
Score: 66–31 (max 75)

Teatime teaser: JACKSPORT -> JOCKSTRAP

Round 10: V G A I B A R T E

Elliott: RAVAGE (6)
Chris: VIBRATE (7)
DC: VIRGATE (7)
OT: VARIATE (7)
Score: 66–38 (max 82)

Round 11: Y R L O E A S T U

Elliott: SALTER (6)
Chris: LAYERS (6)
DC: OUTLAYS (7)
OT: AUTOLYSE (8) OESTRUAL (8) ROSULATE (8) UROSTYLE (8)
Score: 72–44 (max 90)

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

Round 12: P E I R P A U T S

Elliott: PIRATES (7)
Chris: SAPPIER (7)
DC: PAUPERS (7) PASTURE (7) UPRAISE (7)
OT: PERIPATUS (18)
Score: 79–51 (max 108)

Round 13: J N D E I E L C A

Elliott: CLEANED (7)
Chris: CLEANED (7)
DC: ENLACED (7)
OT: ADIENCE (7) ALIENED (7) DECLINE (7)
Score: 86–58 (max 115)

Round 14: 4, 6, 4, 3, 1, 2. Target: 273.

Elliott: 270. ((4 x 6) + 3) x (4 + 1) x 2 (7)
Chris: -
RR: 272. (7)
OT: 272. ((6 x 3) - 1) x 4 x 4 (7)
Score: 93–58 (max 122)

Round 15: B E R Y L H O P E

Elliott buzzes on 4.75 seconds to say HYPERBOLE which is correct.
Final Score: 103–58 (max 132)

Statistics Corner

Elliott:
Total score - 103
Raw score - 114
Total % of max - 78
Raw % of max - 86
Total average score per round - 6.9
Raw average score per round - 7.6
Number of maxes - 9

Chris:
Total score - 58
Raw score - 71
Total % of max - 44
Raw % of max - 54
Total average score per round - 3.9
Raw average score per round - 4.7
Number of maxes - 4

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=76
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