Wednesday 15th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 27)

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Wednesday 15th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 27)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:06 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 15 February 2017.

C1: Champion Wesley Jardine (1 win, 104 points.) A freelance sales representative from Darlington, County Durham.
C2: Challenger Alan Stokes. A retired betting shop manager from Waltham Abbey, Essex. In 1996, when Frankie Dettori famously won all 7 races at Ascot, his shop was burgled by 2 robbers, who held him at gunpoint.
DC: Susie Dent and Rick Astley.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: G S I O L H A S O
R02: N T U E B R A D I
R03: 9, 6, 2, 5, 4, 2. Target: 666.
TTT: ENTIREPAD - "His entire pad was given a totally new look. "
R04: N T O U R M A C E
R05: D J I O R S U N E
R06: 50, 6, 8, 7, 10, 10. Target: 522.
R07: M T A E S D I S N
R08: X T A U H M I S E
R09: 8, 5, 5, 1, 7, 10. Target: 913.
TTT: HESTARTED - "He started to watch the late movie, but turned it off and went to bed."
R10: R D O I V F A T O
R11: P N E U L Y I R P
R12: N R A E L T I L G
R13: T L O E S N U S R
R14: 75, 10, 8, 4, 5, 9. Target: 970.
R15: B E A D L E B A T (conundrum)


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Round 1: G S I O L H A S O

Wesley: SOILS (5)
Alan: GALOSH (6)
DC: IGLOOS (6)
OT: GASOHOL (7)
Score: 0–6 (max 7)

Round 2: N T U E B R A D I

Wesley: turbined
Alan: BRAINED (7)
DC: TURBINE (7) TURBANED (8)
OT: DATURINE (8) INDURATE (8) RUINATED (8) URBANITE (8) URINATED (8)
Score: 0–13 (max 15)

Round 3: 9, 6, 2, 5, 4, 2. Target: 666.

Wesley: 666. ((6 x 4 x (5 - 2)) + 2) x 9 (10)
Alan: -
Score: 10–13 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: ENTIREPAD -> REPAINTED

Round 4: N T O U R M A C E

Wesley: ROMANCE (7)
Alan: TRANCE (6)
DC: COURANTE (8)
OT: ANORECTUM (18) MUCRONATE (18)
Score: 17–13 (max 43)

Round 5: D J I O R S U N E

Wesley: JUNIORS (7)
Alan: INJURED (7)
DC: INSURED (7) JOINERS (7)
OT: ENDUROS (7) INDORSE (7) INJURES (7) JOINDER (7) NEUROID (7) REJOINS (7) RESOUND (7) RODNIES (7) ROSINED (7) SOUNDER (7)
Score: 24–20 (max 50)

Round 6: 50, 6, 8, 7, 10, 10. Target: 522.

Wesley: 522. ((50 + 10 - 7) x 10) - 8 (10)
Alan: 521.
Score: 34–20 (max 60)

Rick talks about his new sold out tour.

Round 7: M T A E S D I S N

Wesley: MEDIANS (7)
Alan: INMATES (7)
DC: SANDIEST (8) MEDIANTS (8)
OT: DESTAINS (8) MANTISES (8) MATINESS (8) MINDSETS (8) MISDATES (8) SIDESMAN (8)
Score: 41–27 (max 68)

Round 8: X T A U H M I S E

Wesley: EXHAUST (7)
Alan: humane
DC: ATHEISM (7)
OT: MAXITES (7) MEATISH (7) METHAIS (7)
Score: 48–27 (max 75)

Round 9: 8, 5, 5, 1, 7, 10. Target: 913.

Wesley: 914. ((8 + 5) x 7 x 10) + 5 - 1 (7)
Alan: 907.
RR: 912. (7)
OT: 912. ((((8 + 5) x 10) + 1) x 7) - 5 (7)
Score: 55–27 (max 82)

Teatime teaser: HESTARTED -> SHATTERED

Round 10: R D O I V F A T O

Wesley: ADROIT (6)
Alan: RADIO (5)
DC: TOROID (6)
OT: ADRIFT (6) OTRIAD (6) OVATOR (6)
Score: 61–27 (max 88)

Round 11: P N E U L Y I R P

Wesley: PURPLE (6)
Alan: PURELY (6)
DC: LIPPY (5) PENURY (6) NIPPLE (6)
OT: UNRIPELY (8)
Score: 67–33 (max 96)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some words that have changed their meanings over time.

Round 12: N R A E L T I L G

Wesley: ALERTING (8)
Alan: LITERAL (7)
DC: TRIANGLE (8) ALTERING (8) RELATING (8)
OT: INTEGRAL (8) TANGLIER (8)
Score: 75–33 (max 104)

Round 13: T L O E S N U S R

Wesley: RESULTS (7)
Alan: TONSURE (7)
DC: TONSURES (8) TURNSOLES (18)
Score: 82–40 (max 122)

Round 14: 75, 10, 8, 4, 5, 9. Target: 970.

Wesley: 970. ((8 + 9 - 4) x 75) - 5 (10)
Alan: 970. ((8 + 5) x 75) - (9 - 4) (10)
Score: 92–50 (max 132)

Round 15: B E A D L E B A T

Wesley buzzes on 2.5 seconds to say DEBATABLE which is correct.
Final Score: 102–50 (max 142)

Statistics Corner

Wesley:
Total score - 102
Raw score - 107
Total % of max - 72
Raw % of max - 75
Total average score per round - 6.8
Raw average score per round - 7.1
Number of maxes - 10 8-)

Alan:
Total score - 50
Raw score - 80
Total % of max - 35
Raw % of max - 56
Total average score per round - 3.3
Raw average score per round - 5.3
Number of maxes - 2

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