Tuesday 14th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 26)

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Tuesday 14th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 26)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:44 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 14 February 2017.

C1: Champion Ashwin Abinashi (1 win, 77 points.) A sales assistant from Amersham, Buckinghamshire.
C2: Challenger Wesley Jardine. A freelance sales representative from Darlington, County Durham. He has a lifelong passion for heraldry. His brother, Jamie Jardine, appeared on the show in Series 71, winning 1 game.
DC: Susie Dent and Rick Astley, making his DC debut.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: N D F S A E Y I U
R02: T S A E D H I R N
R03: 100, 1, 9, 10, 10, 2. Target: 449.
TTT: HOTCANDLE - "It's not something you've seen daily, but when you have seen it, you might have seen Daley."
R04: G D O I Q N U S D
R05: E T P N O A V L G
R06: 2, 10, 8, 5, 10, 7. Target: 938.
R07: S R M P U E I K A
R08: R D U O S P E L M
R09: 100, 75, 50, 25, 2, 1. Target: 546.
TTT: ROTTENPIG - "Harry's not doing anything really significant."
R10: T N I U V T E W A
R11: R O T S C I E L R
R12: F M I O T L A Z R
R13: S O R I P E T A U
R14: 10, 6, 4, 1, 4, 3. Target: 539.
R15: J U N E O R D A D (conundrum)


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Round 1: N D F S A E Y I U

Ashwin: UNSAID (6)
Wesley: UNSAFE (6)
DC: INFUSED (7) SNAFUED (7)
OT: DENSIFY (7) FUNDIES (7) YANDIES (7)
Score: 6–6 (max 7)

Round 2: T S A E D H I R N

Ashwin: STRAINED (8)
Wesley: STRAINED (8)
DC: TARNISHED (18)
Score: 14–14 (max 25)

Round 3: 100, 1, 9, 10, 10, 2. Target: 449.

Ashwin: 454.
Wesley: 449. ((100 / 2) x 9) - 1 (10)
Score: 14–24 (max 35)

Teatime teaser: HOTCANDLE -> DECATHLON

Round 4: G D O I Q N U S D

Ashwin: DINGOS (6)
Wesley: DOUSING (7)
DC: SODDING (7)
OT: GUIDONS (7)
Score: 14–31 (max 42)

Round 5: E T P N O A V L G

Ashwin: PLANET (6)
Wesley: VOLTAGE (7)
DC: TANGELO (7)
OT: NEPOTAL (7) PANTLEG (7) PETALON (7) POLENTA (7) PONTAGE (7)
Score: 14–38 (max 49)

Round 6: 2, 10, 8, 5, 10, 7. Target: 938.

Ashwin: 940. (10 x 10 x (7 + 2)) + (8 x 5) (7)
Wesley: 940. ((8 x 10) + (7 x 2)) x 10 (7)
RR: 938. (((10 + 5) x 10) - (8 x 2)) x 7 (10)
Score: 21–45 (max 59)

Rick talks about his return to the charts thanks to his album, 50.

Round 7: S R M P U E I K A

Ashwin: UMPIRES (7)
Wesley: PARKIES (7)
OT: RAMPIKES (8)
Score: 28–52 (max 67)

Round 8: R D U O S P E L M

Ashwin: MOULDERS (8)
Wesley: SMOULDER (8)
DC: POLDERS (7)
OT: PLUMROSE (8) REMOULDS (8) RULEDOMS (8)
Score: 36–60 (max 75)

Round 9: 100, 75, 50, 25, 2, 1. Target: 546.

Ashwin: 550. ((100 + 75) x (2 + 1)) + 25 (7)
Wesley: 545. Mistake in working.
RR: 546. (((75 x 2) - 1) x (100 / 25)) - 50 (10)
Score: 43–60 (max 85)

Teatime teaser: ROTTENPIG -> POTTERING

Round 10: T N I U V T E W A

Ashwin: unwave
Wesley: AUNTIE (6)
DC: NATIVE (6)
OT: ATTUNE (6) NUTATE (6) TAUTEN (6) TAUTIE (6) TAWTIE (6) TENUTI (6) VITTAE (6) WITTEN (6)
Score: 43–66 (max 91)

Round 11: R O T S C I E L R

Ashwin: circlers
Wesley: CLOISTER (8)
DC: COSTLIER (8)
OT: CITOLERS (8) CORTILES (8) CREOLIST (8)
Score: 43–74 (max 99)

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

Round 12: F M I O T L A Z R

Ashwin: FLOAT (5)
Wesley: MORTAL (6)
DC: FORMAL (6)
OT: ALIFORM (7)
Score: 43–80 (max 106)

Round 13: S O R I P E T A U

Ashwin: apterious
Wesley: PARTIES (7)
DC: APTEROUS (8) PASTORIE (8)
OT: EUTOPIAS (8) PARTOUSE (8) SEPTORIA (8)
Score: 43–87 (max 114)

Round 14: 10, 6, 4, 1, 4, 3. Target: 539.

Ashwin: 249.
Wesley: 540. (4 + 4 + 1) x 6 x 10 (7)
RR: 539. (((4 x 4 x 3) + 6) x 10) - 1 (10)
Score: 43–94 (max 124)

Round 15: J U N E O R D A D

Wesley buzzes on 1.5 seconds to say ADJOURNED which is correct.
Final Score: 43–104 (max 134)

Statistics Corner

Ashwin:
Total score - 43
Raw score - 67
Total % of max - 32
Raw % of max - 50
Total average score per round - 2.9
Raw average score per round - 4.5
Number of maxes - 1

Wesley:
Total score - 104
Raw score - 104
Total % of max - 78
Raw % of max - 78
Total average score per round - 6.9
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 7

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