Wednesday 1st March 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 37)

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Wednesday 1st March 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 37)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:10 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 1 March 2017.

C1: Champion Sam Holden (3 wins, 246 points.) A photographer from London.
C2: Challenger Wayne Tuck. A learning support assistant from Tamworth, Staffordshire. He plays in a pub darts team, but hasn't hit a 180 yet.... He won a local Stars In Their Eyes contest performing "Dirty Old Town" by The Pogues' Shane McGowan.
DC: Susie Dent and Len Goodman.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T D L E A O R B R
R02: S K U O S I T C A
R03: 75, 50, 25, 100, 6, 3. Target: 956.
TTT: STANCRIME - "Stan commits one crime after another; he can't behave at all."
R04: N G I R Y E T I D
R05: S M N O E U L R I
R06: 25, 8, 3, 1, 4, 3. Target: 480.
R07: P S N A O E D X L
R08: R T A W G I R O T
R09: 100, 25, 5, 3, 6, 9. Target: 619.
TTT: SIDCHEATS - "Sid cheats in his exam and gets reprimanded by the teacher."
R10: R D E N A L E H Q
R11: S T F U A E N C D
R12: H U M E R O S E S
R13: Z L N M A E I R W
R14: 100, 5, 4, 2, 3, 1. Target: 579.
R15: C O I F O U R E S (conundrum)


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Round 1: T D L E A O R B R

Sam: BROADER (7)
Wayne: BLOATED (7)
DC: LEOTARD (7) ABORTED (7)
OT: ABORTER (7) BLOATER (7) BOARDER (7) DELATOR (7) REALTOR (7) REBATOR (7) REBOARD (7) RELATOR (7) RETABLO (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 7)

Round 2: S K U O S I T C A

Sam: STICKS (6)
Wayne: STICKS (6)
DC: SCOUTS (6)
OT: ACTIOUS (7) CASUIST (7) SCOTIAS (7) TUSSOCK (7)
Score: 13–13 (max 14)

Round 3: 75, 50, 25, 100, 6, 3. Target: 956.

Sam: 953. ((6 + 3) x 100) + 50 + (75 / 25) (7)
Wayne: 952.
RR: 956. ((75 / 25) x 3 x 100) + 50 + 6 (10)
Score: 20–13 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: STANCRIME -> MISCREANT

Round 4: N G I R Y E T I D

Sam: TIDYING (7)
Wayne: DIETING (7)
DC: DIRTYING (8)
Score: 27–20 (max 32)

Round 5: S M N O E U L R I

Sam: MOURNS (6)
Wayne: MUESLI (6)
DC: EMULSION (8)
OT: MERLIONS (8)
Score: 33–26 (max 40)

Round 6: 25, 8, 3, 1, 4, 3. Target: 480.

Sam: 480. Mistake in working.
Wayne: -
RR: 480. ((3 x 8) - 4) x (25 - 1) (10)
Score: 33–26 (max 50)

Len talks about his love of music.

Round 7: P S N A O E D X L

Sam: SLOPED (6)
Wayne: EXPANDS (7)
DC: PEDALOS (7)
OT: DAPSONE (7) NESPOLA (7) NOPALES (7) PALONES (7) SPANDEX (7)
Score: 33–33 (max 57)

Round 8: R T A W G I R O T

Sam: misdeclared 5
Wayne: GROAT (5)
DC: TAROT (5) ratwig
OT: RAGWORT (7) TRAITOR (7)
Score: 33–38 (max 64)

Round 9: 100, 25, 5, 3, 6, 9. Target: 619.

Sam: 618.
Wayne: 619. (100 x 6) + 25 - (9 - 3) (10)
Score: 33–48 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: SIDCHEATS -> CHASTISED

Round 10: R D E N A L E H Q

Sam: HANDLER (7)
Wayne: HANDLER (7)
DC: REHANDLE (8)
Score: 40–55 (max 82)

Round 11: S T F U A E N C D

Sam: stanced
Wayne: CAUSED (6)
DC: STANCE (6) DANCES (6) SCANTED (7) DEFUNCT (7)
OT: DECANTS (7) DESCANT (7) FAUCETS (7) NUTCASE (7) SNAFUED (7) UNCASED (7)
Score: 40–61 (max 89)

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

Round 12: H U M E R O S E S

Sam: REHOUSES (8)
Wayne: HOUSES (6)
DC: RESUMES (7)
Score: 48–61 (max 97)

Round 13: Z L N M A E I R W

Sam: ZANIER (6)
Wayne: MAILER (6)
DC: MARLINE (7) MINERAL (7)
OT: MANLIER (7) RAILMEN (7) WIREMAN (7)
Score: 54–67 (max 104)

Round 14: 100, 5, 4, 2, 3, 1. Target: 579.

Sam: -
Wayne: 576. (100 x (1 + 5)) - (4 x 3 x 2) (7)
RR: 579. (((100 - 4) x 2) + 1) x 3 (10)
Score: 54–74 (max 114)

Round 15: C O I F O U R E S

Sam buzzes on 26.75 seconds to say FEROCIOUS which is correct.
Final Score: 64–74 (max 124)

Statistics Corner

Sam:
Total score - 64
Raw score - 77
Total % of max - 52
Raw % of max - 62
Total average score per round - 4.3
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 3

Wayne:
Total score - 74
Raw score - 87
Total % of max - 60
Raw % of max - 70
Total average score per round - 4.9
Raw average score per round - 5.8
Number of maxes - 3

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