Monday 6th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 20)

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Monday 6th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 20)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:09 am

Countdown recap for Monday 6 February 2017.

C1: Champion Elliott Mack (7 wins, 706 points.) An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey.
C2: Challenger Tony Slaughter. A writer from Peacehaven, East Sussex, but who spends half of the year writing in the Languedoc area of France.
DC: Susie Dent and Alexis Conran.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T R D E U I B T E
R02: A E M Y A E F S L
R03: 25, 4, 1, 2, 9, 7. Target: 794.
TTT: MENACEMAR - "They're a menace, and they mar the quality of this show."
R04: O A J D O A N V I
R05: R L T E U I R S E
R06: 5, 3, 1, 1, 9, 4. Target: 444.
R07: P M S O I E I D S
R08: E O N H I E P Z C
R09: 25, 2, 4, 4, 1, 6. Target: 450.
TTT: DRYLOOFAH - "It would be very rash of you to deceive Stan's other half."
R10: I U D H O A G R E
R11: S T R A U I T B E
R12: U A S D O E N X C
R13: T M R A I E L O F
R14: 50, 25, 75, 100, 8, 6. Target: 621.
R15: C O L I N F A T I (conundrum)


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Round 1: T R D E U I B T E

Elliott: BUTTERED (8)
Tony: TRIBUTE (7)
DC: BRUITED (7)
OT: REBUTTED (8)
Score: 8–0 (max 8)

Round 2: A E M Y A E F S L

Elliott: MYSELF (6)
Tony: FLAMES (6)
DC: FEMALES (7)
OT: AMYLASE (7)
Score: 14–6 (max 15)

Round 3: 25, 4, 1, 2, 9, 7. Target: 794.

Elliott: 793. ((9 - 1) x 4 x 25) - 7 (7)
Tony: 794. Mistake in working.
RR: 794. ((((9 + 7) x 25) - 1) x 2) - 4 (10)
Score: 21–6 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: MENACEMAR -> CAMERAMEN

Round 4: O A J D O A N V I

Elliott: ADJOIN (6)
Tony: AVOID (5)
DC: DIVAN (5)
OT: NAVAID (6)
Score: 27–6 (max 31)

Round 5: R L T E U I R S E

Elliott: STERILE (7)
Tony: LUSTIER (7)
DC: SULTRIER (8)
Score: 34–13 (max 39)

Round 6: 5, 3, 1, 1, 9, 4. Target: 444.

Elliott: -
Tony: -
RR: 444. ((9 x 4) + 1) x (5 - 1) x 3 (10)
Score: 34–13 (max 49)

Alexis talks about a curious bet that would win you some money. 8-)

Round 7: P M S O I E I D S

Elliott: IMPOSED (7)
Tony: IMPOSED (7)
DC: POSSIE (6)
OT: DISPOSE (7) IMPOSES (7) IODISES (7) MEIOSIS (7) MISDOES (7) MOPSIES (7) POIESIS (7)
Score: 41–20 (max 56)

Round 8: E O N H I E P Z C

Elliott: PHONE (5)
Tony: PHONIC (6)
OT: PHOCINE (7)
Score: 41–26 (max 63)

Round 9: 25, 2, 4, 4, 1, 6. Target: 450.

Elliott: 450. (4 - 1) x 6 x 25 (10)
Tony: 450. (6 + 4 + (2 x 4)) x 25 (10)
Score: 51–36 (max 73)

Teatime teaser: DRYLOOFAH -> FOOLHARDY

Round 10: I U D H O A G R E

Elliott: DOUGHIER (8)
Tony: RAGED (5)
DC: HOAGIE (6)
Score: 59–36 (max 81)

Round 11: S T R A U I T B E

Elliott: TRIBUTES (8)
Tony: BATTERS (7)
DC: TASTIER (7) BATTIER (7) ARTISTE (7)
OT: ABUTTERS (8) BIRETTAS (8) RUBIATES (8)
Score: 67–36 (max 89)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some words from French people.

Round 12: U A S D O E N X C

Elliott: UNCASED (7)
Tony: excused
DC: DEACONS (7)
OT: ACNODES (7) ADENOUS (7) DOUANES (7)
Score: 74–36 (max 96)

Round 13: T M R A I E L O F

Elliott: FOAMIER (7)
Tony: MAILER (6)
DC: FLAMIER (7) FLOATIER (8)
Score: 81–36 (max 104)

Round 14: 50, 25, 75, 100, 8, 6. Target: 621.

Elliott: 623. ((100 + 8) x 6) - 25 (7)
Tony: 625.
RR: 621. ((50 x 75) / 6) - (100 / 25) (10)
Score: 88–36 (max 114)

Round 15: C O L I N F A T I

Elliott buzzes on 3.75 seconds to say FICTIONAL which is correct.
Final Score: 98–36 (max 124)

Statistics Corner

Elliott:
Total score - 98
Raw score - 103
Total % of max - 79
Raw % of max - 83
Total average score per round - 6.5
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 8

Tony:
Total score - 36
Raw score - 73
Total % of max - 29
Raw % of max - 59
Total average score per round - 2.4
Raw average score per round - 4.9
Number of maxes - 2

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