Monday 13th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 25)

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Monday 13th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 25)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:07 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 13 February 2017.

C1: Champion Willie Brazil (1 win, 78 points.) A council worker from Dublin.
C2: Challenger Ashwin Abinashi. A sales assistant from Amersham, Buckinghamshire. He's a fan of WWE wrestling.
DC: Susie Dent and Iwan Thomas.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R H D E A I S N O
R02: D E A S F T I N X
R03: 75, 100, 5, 2, 7, 3. Target: 407.
TTT: GLENISNOT - "Glen is not dating anyone at the moment, although he's always been a fan of Valerie."
R04: R T C E U E S L I
R05: N M W V U E I T O
R06: 50, 2, 9, 10, 8, 8. Target: 326.
R07: D F I E R D A Q I
R08: O T R N E A Y B D
R09: 100, 50, 2, 6, 7, 8. Target: 972.
TTT: RIPSNATCH - "This will make sure your helmet stays where it belongs."
R10: M R M I O E P K I
R11: P T L A U E S R O
R12: T S N A U D P O U
R13: V S A E G N A L E
R14: 100, 75, 25, 50, 7, 8. Target: 384.
R15: M I N C E G L O W (conundrum)


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Round 1: R H D E A I S N O

Willie: SHARED (6)
Ashwin: HANDIER (7)
DC: SARDINE (7) IRONHEADS (18)
OT: RHOEADINS (18)
Score: 0–7 (max 18)

Round 2: D E A S F T I N X

Willie: FAINTED (7)
Ashwin: DETAINS (7)
DC: SAINTED (7) FIXATED (7)
OT: ANTEFIX (7) DEFIANT (7) DESTAIN (7) FIXATES (7) INSTEAD (7) SATINED (7) SEXTAIN (7) STAINED (7) TIENDAS (7)
Score: 7–14 (max 25)

Round 3: 75, 100, 5, 2, 7, 3. Target: 407.

Willie: 407. (((5 + 3) / 2) x 100) + 7 (10)
Ashwin: 407. ((7 - 3) x 100) + 5 + 2 (10)
Score: 17–24 (max 35)

Teatime teaser: GLENISNOT -> SINGLETON

Round 4: R T C E U E S L I

Willie: cruelest
Ashwin: RETILES (7)
DC: RETICULES (18)
OT: CRUELTIES (18)
Score: 17–31 (max 53)

Round 5: N M W V U E I T O

Willie: ontime
Ashwin: untime
DC: MOTIVE (6) mountie
OT: MINUET (6) MINUTE (6) OUTVIE (6) TOWNIE (6)
Score: 17–31 (max 59)

Round 6: 50, 2, 9, 10, 8, 8. Target: 326.

Willie: 327. ((8 - 2) x 50) + 9 + 10 + 8 (7)
Ashwin: 324.
RR: 326. ((50 - 9) x 8) - 2 (10)
Score: 24–31 (max 69)

Iwan talks about doing the London Marathon 7 times.

Round 7: D F I E R D A Q I

Willie: FRIED (5)
Ashwin: FAIRED (6)
DC: FADDIER (7)
Score: 24–37 (max 76)

Round 8: O T R N E A Y B D

Willie: BANTER (6)
Ashwin: ABORTED (7)
DC: ORNATE (6) BONEYARD (8)
Score: 24–44 (max 84)

Round 9: 100, 50, 2, 6, 7, 8. Target: 972.

Willie: 972. ((100 + 50) x 6) + ((7 + 2) x 8) (10)
Ashwin: 964.
Score: 34–44 (max 94)

Teatime teaser: RIPSNATCH -> CHINSTRAP

Round 10: M R M I O E P K I

Willie: PRIME (5)
Ashwin: POKIER (6)
DC: MEMOIR (6) POMMER (6)
OT: MOERIKI (7)
Score: 34–50 (max 101)

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

Willie: PORTALS (7)
Ashwin: PULSATE (7)
DC: SALUTE (6) PERUSAL (7) PETROSAL (8)
OT: SPORULATE (18)
Score: 41–57 (max 119)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "nicotine".

Round 12: T S N A U D P O U

Willie: POUNDS (6)
Ashwin: POUNDS (6)
DC: OUTSPAN (7) DUSTPAN (7)
OT: ASTOUND (7) DOPANTS (7) OUTSPUN (7) TUPUNAS (7) UPSTAND (7)
Score: 47–63 (max 126)

Round 13: V S A E G N A L E

Willie: ANGELS (6)
Ashwin: ENSLAVE (7)
DC: LASAGNE (7)
OT: EVANGELS (8)
Score: 47–70 (max 134)

Round 14: 100, 75, 25, 50, 7, 8. Target: 384.

Willie: 383. (50 x 7) + 25 + 8 (7)
Ashwin: 383. (50 x 7) + 25 + 8 (7)
RR: 384. (50 - (100 / (75 - 25))) x 8 (10)
Score: 54–77 (max 144)

Round 15: M I N C E G L O W

No one buzzes. The answer was WELCOMING.
Final Score: 54–77 (max 154)

Statistics Corner

Willie:
Total score - 54
Raw score - 82
Total % of max - 35
Raw % of max - 53
Total average score per round - 3.6
Raw average score per round - 5.5
Number of maxes - 3

Ashwin:
Total score - 77
Raw score - 89
Total % of max - 50
Raw % of max - 58
Total average score per round - 5.1
Raw average score per round - 5.9
Number of maxes - 2

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