Friday 10th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 24)

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Friday 10th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 24)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:55 am

Countdown recap for Friday 10 February 2017.

C1: Champion Peter Brinkley (1 win, 84 points.) A head of security at the University of Surrey from Ringwood, Hampshire.
C2: Challenger Willie Brazil. A council worker from Dublin. He loves running marathons, and his best time is 3 hours, 14 minutes. He's a Liverpool supporter and went to the famous 2005 Champions League final against AC Milan in Istanbul, when Liverpool came from 3-0 down at half-time to eventually win on penalties.
DC: Susie Dent and Iwan Thomas.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: S M C J O E U E L
R02: D N O E G T O G E
R03: 100, 25, 8, 1, 7, 2. Target: 699.
TTT: LIVEDREAD - "He's happy to live dangerously without any dread at all."
R04: T M A E T N A P E
R05: B S N M I A I K A
R06: 100, 75, 4, 3, 4, 6. Target: 346.
R07: R P H L E O U G A
R08: C R L E I M S E I
R09: 100, 75, 2, 8, 4, 9. Target: 518.
TTT: NURSEFELT - "The nurse felt this way after being treated unfairly."
R10: N X N P O A E V I
R11: P F T W A O U R O
R12: S D T I U A Q R I
R13: B T R U E I S Y E
R14: 25, 50, 7, 1, 6, 9. Target: 420.
R15: F I L L B O N D D (conundrum)


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Round 1: S M C J O E U E L

Peter: MUSCLE (6)
Willie: JOULES (6)
OT: CLEOMES (7) COULEES (7)
Score: 6–6 (max 7)

Round 2: D N O E G T O G E

Peter: DENOTE (6)
Willie: TONGED (6)
DC: TOGGED (6) EGGED (5) DOGGONE (7)
Score: 12–12 (max 14)

Round 3: 100, 25, 8, 1, 7, 2. Target: 699.

Peter: 699. (7 x 100) - 1 (10)
Willie: 699. (7 x 100) - 1 (10)
Score: 22–22 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: LIVEDREAD -> DAREDEVIL

Round 4: T M A E T N A P E

Peter: EMANATE (7)
Willie: PATENT (6)
DC: MANATEE (7)
OT: ENEMATA (7) MATAPEE (7)
Score: 29–22 (max 31)

Round 5: B S N M I A I K A

Peter: MANIAS (6)
Willie: MINKS (5)
DC: SIMIAN (6)
OT: BANKSIA (7)
Score: 35–22 (max 38)

Round 6: 100, 75, 4, 3, 4, 6. Target: 346.

Peter: -
Willie: 343. ((6 + 4 + 75) x 4) + 3 (7)
RR: 346. ((6 / 3) x (100 + 75)) - 4 (10)
Score: 35–29 (max 48)

Iwan talks about his early days as a cross-country runner.

Round 7: R P H L E O U G A

Peter: PLOUGHER (8)
Willie: plougher (not written down)
DC: REPLOUGH (8)
Score: 43–29 (max 56)

Round 8: C R L E I M S E I

Peter: SMILER (6)
Willie: SMILER (6)
DC: REMISE (6) MERCIES (7)
OT: REMICLES (8)
Score: 49–35 (max 64)

Round 9: 100, 75, 2, 8, 4, 9. Target: 518.

Peter: -
Willie: 516. ((9 - 4) x 100) + (2 x 8) (7)
RR: 518. (75 x 8) + (2 x 9) - 100 (10)
Score: 49–42 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: NURSEFELT -> RESENTFUL

Round 10: N X N P O A E V I

Peter: paven
Willie: VIXEN (5)
DC: PAVONINE (8)
Score: 49–47 (max 82)

Round 11: P F T W A O U R O

Peter: outwrap
Willie: TROOP (5)
DC: UPROOT (6)
OT: OUTROW (6)
Score: 49–52 (max 88)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "Braille" and "leotard".

Round 12: S D T I U A Q R I

Peter: QUARTS (6)
Willie: QUARTS (6)
DC: RADIUS (6)
OT: DIARIST (7)
Score: 55–58 (max 95)

Round 13: B T R U E I S Y E

Peter: BUSTIER (7)
Willie: BRUTES (6)
DC: bustiere
OT: REBETIS (7) REBITES (7) RETUBES (7) SUBTREE (7) TUYERES (7)
Score: 62–58 (max 102)

Round 14: 25, 50, 7, 1, 6, 9. Target: 420.

Peter: 419.
Willie: 420. 6 x 7 x (9 + 1) (10)
Score: 62–68 (max 112)

Round 15: F I L L B O N D D

Willie buzzes on 7.25 seconds to say BLINDFOLD which is correct.
Final Score: 62–78 (max 122)

Statistics Corner

Peter:
Total score - 62
Raw score - 69
Total % of max - 51
Raw % of max - 57
Total average score per round - 4.1
Raw average score per round - 4.6
Number of maxes - 4

Willie:
Total score - 78
Raw score - 95
Total % of max - 64
Raw % of max - 78
Total average score per round - 5.2
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 3

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