Friday 3rd March 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 39)

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Friday 3rd March 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 39)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:53 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 3 March 2017.

C1: Champion Amraj Dharmi (1 win, 88 points.) A paediatric doctor from Ashford, Kent.
C2: Challenger Karl Bates. A freelance football commentator from Soham, Cambridgeshire. He did a stand-up gig at The Comedy Store in London.
DC: Susie Dent and Len Goodman.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: U I T D E P B I L
R02: G O V E M R D U T
R03: 25, 7, 2, 6, 8, 1. Target: 372.
TTT: FREETORIP - "Unless he's stopped, he'll always be free to rip you off."
R04: S I Z R E O C D I
R05: A E F S R O T A N
R06: 75, 1, 3, 6, 9, 7. Target: 586.
R07: E A M K W I A R L
R08: N U P J I A R I O
R09: 100, 25, 1, 9, 3, 5. Target: 826.
TTT: SOOTHEPAT - "Pat needed soothing, so she went to see one of these."
R10: D I T P A X E B P
R11: I E C D U M S H O
R12: S E D G U N E R S
R13: U O G R E S R O Q
R14: 50, 2, 1, 5, 4, 1. Target: 319.
R15: I N E E D F R E D (conundrum)


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Round 1: U I T D E P B I L

Amraj: pulted - is actually in, under POLT.... :oops: :roll: :cry: :roll:
Karl: DILUTE (6)
DC: TULIP (5)
OT: DUPLET (6) PITIED (6) PLUTEI (6) PLUTIE (6)
Score: 0–6 (max 6)

Round 2: G O V E M R D U T

Amraj: groved
Karl: GROUTED (7)
DC: GROVE (5) GOURMET (7)
Score: 0–13 (max 13)

Round 3: 25, 7, 2, 6, 8, 1. Target: 372.

Amraj: 372. ((25 + 2) x (8 + 6)) - (7 - 1) (10)
Karl: 372. ((8 + 7) x 25) - (1 + 2) (10)
Score: 10–23 (max 23)

Teatime teaser: FREETORIP -> PROFITEER

Round 4: S I Z R E O C D I

Amraj: CODERS (6)
Karl: DICERS (6)
DC: IODIZES (7)
OT: DECISOR (7) SIDERIC (7)
Score: 16–29 (max 30)

Round 5: A E F S R O T A N

Amraj: FARES (5)
Karl: STONER (6)
DC: SEAFRONT (8)
OT: AERONATS (8)
Score: 16–35 (max 38)

Round 6: 75, 1, 3, 6, 9, 7. Target: 586.

Amraj: 583. ((75 - 3) x (9 - 1)) + 7 (7)
Karl: 587. Mistake in working.
RR: 586. ((9 - 1) x 75) - ((6 / 3) x 7) (10)
Score: 23–35 (max 48)

Len talks about his introduction into dancing in the 1950's.

Round 7: E A M K W I A R L

Amraj: MAILER (6)
Karl: AWAKE (5)
DC: WARLIKE (7)
OT: LAWMAKER (8)
Score: 29–35 (max 56)

Round 8: N U P J I A R I O

Amraj: -
Karl: punjari
DC: PUJARI (6) JUNIOR (6)
OT: IRONIA (6) PORINA (6) RAPINI (6)
Score: 29–35 (max 62)

Round 9: 100, 25, 1, 9, 3, 5. Target: 826.

Amraj: 825.
Karl: 826. ((5 + 3) x 100) + 25 + 1 (10)
Score: 29–45 (max 72)

Teatime teaser: SOOTHEPAT -> OSTEOPATH

Round 10: D I T P A X E B P

Amraj: TAPPED (6)
Karl: TAPPED (6)
DC: BAITED (6) EXPAT (5)
OT: PEPITA (6) TAXIED (6) TIPPED (6)
Score: 35–51 (max 78)

Round 11: I E C D U M S H O

Amraj: MOUSED (6)
Karl: MUSHED (6)
DC: MOSHED (6) HIDEOUS (7) DOUCHES (7)
OT: DUCHIES (7) HOCUSED (7) MEDICOS (7) MEDICUS (7) MISCODE (7) MISCUED (7) MOUCHED (7) MOUCHES (7) MUSCOID (7) OECIUMS (7)
Score: 41–57 (max 85)

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

Round 12: S E D G U N E R S

Amraj: ENDURES (7)
Karl: GREENS (6)
DC: RUDENESS (8)
Score: 48–57 (max 93)

Round 13: U O G R E S R O Q

Amraj: GROUSE (6)
Karl: SOURER (6)
DC: ROGUERS (7)
OT: GROUSER (7)
Score: 54–63 (max 100)

Round 14: 50, 2, 1, 5, 4, 1. Target: 319.

Amraj: 318. Mistake in working.
Karl: 318. Mistake in working.
RR: 318. (7)
OT: 318. (50 + 2 + 1) x (5 + 1) (7)
Score: 54–63 (max 107)

Round 15: I N E E D F R E D

Amraj buzzes on 1.75 seconds to say "No, I haven't got it", which is incorrect.
Karl buzzes on 4.25 seconds to say REDEFINED which is correct.
Final Score: 54–73 (max 117)

Statistics Corner

Amraj:
Total score - 54
Raw score - 66
Total % of max - 46
Raw % of max - 56
Total average score per round - 3.6
Raw average score per round - 4.4
Number of maxes - 2

Karl:
Total score - 73
Raw score - 84
Total % of max - 62
Raw % of max - 72
Total average score per round - 4.9
Raw average score per round - 5.6
Number of maxes - 6

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