Friday 19th May 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 93)

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Friday 19th May 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 93)

Post by James Robinson » Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:26 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 19 May 2017.

C1: Champion Amber Cotton (2 wins, 162 points.) A marketing analyst from London.
C2: Challenger Moose Rosser. A head of risk management from Halstead, Essex.
DC: Susie Dent and Chris Hollins.
RR: Rachel Riley, still feeling a bit croaky.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R A G O N Z A D I
R02: P M E L I Q H E N
R03: 75, 100, 4, 6, 2, 1. Target: 237.
TTT: EASTTIMOR - "You'll probably get the answer if you have a rough guess."
R04: N O R D I L D E S
R05: T O S L I R U T O
R06: 100, 50, 6, 1, 5, 7. Target: 843.
R07: G A M E L N A J U
R08: S P I N E P O V N
R09: 75, 4, 6, 2, 3, 5. Target: 967.
TTT: SAGEYOUNG - "The sage teaches the young all about their religion here."
R10: F B E T I M C E L
R11: B U R I S R I Y E
R12: D H I T A R E A T
R13: W I K S O V A T I
R14: 25, 100, 3, 1, 9, 5. Target: 748.
R15: G L Y C C E R I N (conundrum)


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Round 1: R A G O N Z A D I

Amber: DRAGON (6)
Moose: ADORING (7)
DC: ORGANZA (7)
OT: ONAGRAD (7) ROADING (7)
Score: 0–7 (max 7)

Round 2: P M E L I Q H E N

Amber: HEMLINE (7)
Moose: PENILE (6)
OT: PELMENI (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 14)

Round 3: 75, 100, 4, 6, 2, 1. Target: 237.

Amber: -
Moose: 239. (75 x 2) + 100 - 4 - 6 - 1 (7)
RR: 237. (75 + 4) x (6 / 2) (10)
Score: 7–14 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: EASTTIMOR -> ESTIMATOR

Round 4: N O R D I L D E S

Amber: SOLIDER (7)
Moose: RIDDLES (7)
DC: SOLDIER (7) INDORSED (8)
Score: 14–21 (max 32)

Round 5: T O S L I R U T O

Amber: ROOST (5)
Moose: TOURIST (7)
DC: RISOTTO (7)
OT: RISOLUTO (8) TORTIOUS (8)
Score: 14–28 (max 40)

Round 6: 100, 50, 6, 1, 5, 7. Target: 843.

Amber: 845.
Moose: 844. ((7 + 1) x 100) + 50 - 6 (7)
RR: 843. (100 x 6) + (50 x 5) - 7 (10)
Score: 14–35 (max 50)

Chris talks about his grandparents spoiling his children rotten.

Round 7: G A M E L N A J U

Amber: MANGE (5)
Moose: MANGLE (6)
DC: GAMELAN (7)
OT: AJANGLE (7) ALUMNAE (7) LEGUAAN (7)
Score: 14–41 (max 57)

Round 8: S P I N E P O V N

Amber: PENSION (7)
Moose: SNIPE (5)
DC: VENISON (7)
OT: PEONINS (7) PEPINOS (7)
Score: 21–41 (max 64)

Round 9: 75, 4, 6, 2, 3, 5. Target: 967.

Amber: 968.
Moose: 967. ((75 + 5) x 6 x 2) + 4 + 3 (10)
Score: 21–51 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: SAGEYOUNG -> SYNAGOGUE

Round 10: F B E T I M C E L

Amber: ELECT (5)
Moose: EMETIC (6)
OT: BELIEF (6) BELIME (6) LEFTIE (6)
Score: 21–57 (max 80)

Round 11: B U R I S R I Y E

Amber: BURIES (6)
Moose: BRUISER (7)
OT: BRUISEY (7)
Score: 21–64 (max 87)

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

Round 12: D H I T A R E A T

Amber: HATTED (6)
Moose: RADIATE (7)
DC: AIRHEAD (7)
OT: ADITHER (7) ATTIRED (7) HETAIRA (7) RATHITE (7)
Score: 21–71 (max 94)

Round 13: W I K S O V A T I

Amber: VISTA (5)
Moose: AVOWS (5)
DC: TOWAI (5) TOWAIS (6)
OT: KWAITO (6) OIKIST (6) TAIKOS (6) TIKIAS (6)
Score: 26–76 (max 100)

Round 14: 25, 100, 3, 1, 9, 5. Target: 748.

Amber: 750. Mistake in working.
Moose: 750. 25 x 3 x (1 + 9) (7)
RR: 748. ((100 - 25) x (9 + 1)) - (5 - 3) (10)
Score: 26–83 (max 110)

Round 15: G L Y C C E R I N

Amber buzzes on 2 seconds to say RECYCLING which is correct.
Final Score: 36–83 (max 120)

Statistics Corner

Amber:
Total score - 36
Raw score - 83
Total % of max - 30
Raw % of max - 69
Total average score per round - 2.4
Raw average score per round - 5.5
Number of maxes - 3

Moose:
Total score - 83
Raw score - 94
Total % of max - 69
Raw % of max - 78
Total average score per round - 5.5
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 5

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