Tuesday 7th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 21)

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Tuesday 7th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 21)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:37 am

Countdown recap for Tuesday 7 February 2017.

C1: Challenger Wayne Clarke. A student from Salford, studying accountancy and finance. He's a member of The University of Salford's fencing, table tennis and archery teams. He's a supporter of Bolton Wanderers F.C..
C2: Challenger Carl Whitby. A bus driver from Sheffield, South Yorkshire. He plays and referees snooker, and his highest break was a 137. He performs amateur dramatics, once being one of the Ugly Sisters in Cinderella.
DC: Susie Dent and Iwan Thomas, making his DC debut.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R T L E I E V L I
R02: M T S O E I N C O
R03: 25, 100, 4, 7, 8, 7. Target: 216.
TTT: CONFINEIT - "Try and confine it to one place so it doesn't spread."
R04: M D Q I A E S N V
R05: M S G T O A U R I
R06: 75, 10, 2, 7, 6, 7. Target: 800.
R07: T J R B A E U D H
R08: S X L G I E R W U
R09: 25, 2, 10, 3, 3, 7. Target: 160.
TTT: DATERRULE - "If you follow the rules of dating, you won't turn out to be this."
R10: R G W A U A D B U
R11: S D F I A E T M S
R12: C N D O A E F H A
R13: N P R K I O E T N
R14: 25, 7, 1, 5, 6, 7. Target: 186.
R15: Z E R O D E N I M (conundrum)


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Round 1: R T L E I E V L I

Wayne: RELIVE (6)
Carl: RETILE (6)
DC: TELLER (6) VIRILE (6)
OT: LIVELIER (8)
Score: 6–6 (max 8)

Round 2: M T S O E I N C O

Wayne: MONIES (6)
Carl: MOISTEN (7)
DC: TOES (4) ECONOMIST (18)
OT: EMOTICONS (18)
Score: 6–13 (max 26)

Round 3: 25, 100, 4, 7, 8, 7. Target: 216.

Wayne: 214. ((8 / 4) x 100) + 7 + 7 (7)
Carl: 214. ((8 / 4) x 100) + 7 + 7 (7)
RR: 216. ((25 - 8) x 7) + 100 - (7 - 4) (10)
Score: 13–20 (max 36)

Teatime teaser: CONFINEIT -> INFECTION

Round 4: M D Q I A E S N V

Wayne: MAIDENS (7)
Carl: SAVED (5)
DC: INVADES (7)
OT: ADEVISM (7) MANDIES (7) MEDIANS (7) MEDINAS (7) SIDEMAN (7)
Score: 20–20 (max 43)

Round 5: M S G T O A U R I

Wayne: GUITARS (7)
Carl: GROUTS (6)
DC: GOURAMIS (8)
OT: TRIGAMOUS (18)
Score: 27–20 (max 61)

Round 6: 75, 10, 2, 7, 6, 7. Target: 800.

Wayne: 800. (7 - 2 + 75) x 10 (10)
Carl: 800. (7 - 2 + 75) x 10 (10)
Score: 37–30 (max 71)

Iwan talks about being mistaken for Greg Rutherford.

Round 7: T J R B A E U D H

Wayne: BATHED (6)
Carl: RATED (5)
DC: BREADTH (7) ABJURED (7)
Score: 43–30 (max 78)

Round 8: S X L G I E R W U

Wayne: SWIRL (5)
Carl: GRUELS (6)
OT: LURGIES (7)
Score: 43–36 (max 85)

Round 9: 25, 2, 10, 3, 3, 7. Target: 160.

Wayne: 160. (25 - 7 - 2) x 10 (10)
Carl: 160. ((3 + 3) x 25) + 10 (10)
Score: 53–46 (max 95)

Teatime teaser: DATERRULE -> ADULTERER

Round 10: R G W A U A D B U

Wayne: AWARD (5)
Carl: GUARD (5)
OT: ABURA (5) ADRAW (5) AUGUR (5) GARBA (5)
Score: 58–51 (max 100)

Round 11: S D F I A E T M S

Wayne: MASTED (6)
Carl: DEMISTS (7)
DC: MISDATES (8)
Score: 58–58 (max 108)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "a madeleine moment".

Round 12: C N D O A E F H A

Wayne: HAND (4)
Carl: FACED (5)
DC: CHAFED (6) CANOED (6)
OT: ACNODE (6) ADANCE (6) CAFONE (6) DEACON (6) DONCHA (6) FACADE (6)
Score: 58–63 (max 114)

Round 13: N P R K I O E T N

Wayne: REPOINT (7)
Carl: PROTEIN (7)
DC: PINKER (6)
OT: EINKORN (7) ENPRINT (7) INTONER (7) NITRONE (7) NOINTER (7) POINTER (7) PONTINE (7) PTERION (7) TROPINE (7)
Score: 65–70 (max 121)

Round 14: 25, 7, 1, 5, 6, 7. Target: 186.

Wayne: 186. (7 x 25) + 5 + 6 (10)
Carl: 186. (7 x 25) + 5 + 6 (10)
Score: 75–80 (max 131)

Round 15: Z E R O D E N I M

Carl buzzes on 20 seconds to say MODERNIZE which is correct.
Final Score: 75–90 (max 141)

Statistics Corner

Wayne:
Total score - 75
Raw score - 96
Total % of max - 53
Raw % of max - 68
Total average score per round - 5.0
Raw average score per round - 6.4
Number of maxes - 6

Carl:
Total score - 90
Raw score - 106
Total % of max - 64
Raw % of max - 75
Total average score per round - 6.0
Raw average score per round - 7.1
Number of maxes - 6

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