Monday 27th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 35)

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Monday 27th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 35)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:33 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 27 February 2017.

C1: Champion Sam Holden (1 win, 80 points.) A photographer from London.
C2: Challenger Jonathan Bullock. An insurance broker from Worcester. He's a fan of Gloucester rugby club, and plays the game as well for his local club.
DC: Susie Dent and Richard Arnold.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: Z P V C E O A E S
R02: R W O A P N E I T
R03: 75, 50, 3, 5, 8, 1. Target: 264.
TTT: DONNALIME - "Donna sliced up some lime using this."
R04: D T O A R K D U A
R05: L D M E I A R M G
R06: 25, 7, 5, 3, 8, 8. Target: 998.
R07: R L D E S U A F N
R08: D Y H L I E E U S
R09: 50, 7, 1, 3, 2, 9. Target: 913.
TTT: UNRESTING - "Unresting? You bet he is; he's a tireless rebel."
R10: R T I E H S U E T
R11: R P N O E O G R E
R12: N T S B A E I M A
R13: B S L I E A R Q L
R14: 75, 7, 2, 5, 4, 10. Target: 723.
R15: E N T E R S P I G (conundrum)


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Round 1: Z P V C E O A E S

Sam: ESCAPE (6)
Jonathan: SPACE (5)
OT: PEEVOS (6) SCOPAE (6)
Score: 6–0 (max 6)

Round 2: R W O A P N E I T

Sam: PAINTER (7)
Jonathan: PAINTER (7)
DC: ATROPINE (8)
Score: 13–7 (max 14)

Round 3: 75, 50, 3, 5, 8, 1. Target: 264.

Sam: 266. (3 x 75) + 50 - 8 - 1 (7)
Jonathan: 266. Mistake in working.
RR: 264. ((50 / 5) + 1) x 3 x 8 (10)
Score: 20–7 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: DONNALIME -> MANDOLINE

Round 4: D T O A R K D U A

Sam: DARK (4)
Jonathan: DARK (4)
DC: DORK (4) DOTARD (6)
OT: AUTORAD (7)
Score: 24–11 (max 31)

Round 5: L D M E I A R M G

Sam: GLIMMER (7)
Jonathan: MIRAGED (7)
DC: GLAMMED (7) MERMAID (7)
OT: AGLIMMER (8)
Score: 31–18 (max 39)

Round 6: 25, 7, 5, 3, 8, 8. Target: 998.

Sam: 998. (8 x 5 x 25) - (3 - (8 - 7)) (10)
Jonathan: 998. Mistake in working.
Score: 41–18 (max 49)

Richard talks about his cosmetic work. :P

Round 7: R L D E S U A F N

Sam: SLANDER (7)
Jonathan: LAUNDERS (8)
DC: FUNERALS (8)
OT: FLANEURS (8) LURDANES (8) RUNDALES (8) SNARFLED (8)
Score: 41–26 (max 57)

Round 8: D Y H L I E E U S

Sam: YIELDS (6)
Jonathan: DELISH (6)
DC: EYELIDS (7)
OT: SEEDILY (7)
Score: 47–32 (max 64)

Round 9: 50, 7, 1, 3, 2, 9. Target: 913.

Sam: 914. (2 x 9 x 50) + ((3 - 1) x 7) (7)
Jonathan: 914. ((9 x 50) + 7) x 2 (7)
RR: 913. (((9 x 50) + 7) x 2) - 1 (10)
Score: 54–39 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: UNRESTING -> INSURGENT

Round 10: R T I E H S U E T

Sam: HITTERS (7)
Jonathan: SHUTTER (7)
DC: TETHERS (7) HIRSUTE (7) ETHERIST (8)
OT: HURTIEST (8)
Score: 61–46 (max 82)

Round 11: R P N O E O G R E

Sam: OPENER (6)
Jonathan: POORER (6)
DC: GROPER (6) REOPEN (6)
OT: OPERON (6) ORGONE (6) OROGEN (6) PEREON (6) PERNOR (6) PERRON (6) PONGEE (6) PONGER (6) PORGER (6) PORRON (6) PRONER (6) REPONE (6)
Score: 67–52 (max 88)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "cider" and "ale".

Round 12: N T S B A E I M A

Sam: manaties
Jonathan: STAMINA (7)
DC: ANIMATE (7) ANIMATES (8) BASINET (7)
OT: BASANITE (8)
Score: 67–59 (max 96)

Round 13: B S L I E A R Q L

Sam: BALLSIER (8)
Jonathan: BALLERS (7)
DC: LIBERALS (8)
Score: 75–59 (max 104)

Round 14: 75, 7, 2, 5, 4, 10. Target: 723.

Sam: 723. ((75 - 2) x 10) - 7 (10)
Jonathan: 723. ((75 - 2) x 10) - 7 (10)
Score: 85–69 (max 114)

Round 15: E N T E R S P I G

Sam buzzes on 15.25 seconds to say PESTERING which is correct.
Final Score: 95–69 (max 124)

Statistics Corner

Sam:
Total score - 95
Raw score - 102
Total % of max - 77
Raw % of max - 82
Total average score per round - 6.3
Raw average score per round - 6.8
Number of maxes - 6

Jonathan:
Total score - 69
Raw score - 81
Total % of max - 56
Raw % of max - 65
Total average score per round - 4.6
Raw average score per round - 5.4
Number of maxes - 3

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