Tuesday 23rd May 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 95)

Round-by-round summaries of every game in recent series; for every series in the last 5 years, try cdb, the Countdown databasel. Obviously this forum contains spoilers!

Moderator: James Robinson

Post Reply
User avatar
James Robinson
Post-apocalypse
Posts: 9117
Joined: Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:38 pm
Location: Mirfield, West Yorkshire

Tuesday 23rd May 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 95)

Post by James Robinson » Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:27 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 23 May 2017.

C1: Champion Moose Rosser (2 wins, 163 points.) A head of risk management from Halstead, Essex.
C2: Challenger Bob Saunders. A retired aircraft fitter from Chippenham, Wiltshire. He likes building and flying model aircraft.
DC: Susie Dent and Chris Hollins.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: Z M E T O L T I R
R02: H E N A W E N U D
R03: 100, 50, 7, 9, 5, 9. Target: 731.
TTT: WEAKENRIM - "He doesn't see things in black and white — more like red and white."
R04: L I R E T A V L E
R05: N A Y P O D A G S
R06: 50, 75, 6, 3, 4, 3. Target: 581.
R07: R I H C A C O N R
R08: A E U O A D X V S
R09: 100, 1, 10, 4, 7, 5. Target: 314.
TTT: OUCHDENIS - ""Ouch!", said Denis. "That blow could have been a bit softer.""
R10: P L E I A T W I T
R11: S U D I L F E B A
R12: J E B N U I R N E
R13: M I S G O S A T D
R14: 75, 7, 8, 4, 2, 3. Target: 865.
R15: D U C T I D L E S (conundrum)


And now a brief interlude before our main feature:

SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER

Enjoy the show.

Round 1: Z M E T O L T I R

Moose: TRIOLET (7)
Bob: TOILET (6)
DC: MOTLIER (7)
OT: MOTTLER (7) OMITTER (7)
Score: 7–0 (max 7)

Round 2: H E N A W E N U D

Moose: UNHAND (6)
Bob: HEWED (5)
DC: WEANED (6) UNWEANED (8)
Score: 13–0 (max 15)

Round 3: 100, 50, 7, 9, 5, 9. Target: 731.

Moose: 732. (7 x 100) + 50 - 9 - 9 (7)
Bob: -
RR: 731. (7 x 100) - 50 + (9 x 9) (10)
Score: 20–0 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: WEAKENRIM -> WINEMAKER

Round 4: L I R E T A V L E

Moose: RELATIVE (8)
Bob: LEAVER (6)
OT: LEVIRATE (8)
Score: 28–0 (max 33)

Round 5: N A Y P O D A G S

Moose: PAGODAS (7)
Bob: PONDS (5)
DC: DOGNAPS (7)
OT: DOGANAS (7)
Score: 35–0 (max 40)

Round 6: 50, 75, 6, 3, 4, 3. Target: 581.

Moose: 582. (3 x 4 x 50) - (3 x 6) (7)
Bob: -
RR: 581. ((3 + 3 + 4) x 50) + 75 + 6 (10)
Score: 42–0 (max 50)

Chris talks about trying to impress his father-in-law more.

Round 7: R I H C A C O N R

Moose: CHRONIC (7)
Bob: CARRION (7)
OT: ACRONIC (7)
Score: 49–7 (max 57)

Round 8: A E U O A D X V S

Moose: SUAVE (5)
Bob: SAVED (5)
DC: VOXED (5) DOXES (5)
OT: AUDAXES (7)
Score: 54–12 (max 64)

Round 9: 100, 1, 10, 4, 7, 5. Target: 314.

Moose: 314. ((7 - 4) x 100) + 10 + 5 - 1 (10)
Bob: 315.
Score: 64–12 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: OUCHDENIS -> CUSHIONED

Round 10: P L E I A T W I T

Moose: WATTLE (6)
Bob: WATTLE (6)
OT: APLITE (6) PATTLE (6) PITTLE (6) TAWTIE (6) TWILIT (6) WAPITI (6)
Score: 70–18 (max 80)

Round 11: S U D I L F E B A

Moose: DISABLE (7)
Bob: FILED (5)
DC: FLEAS (5) SUBFIELD (8)
OT: AUDIBLES (8)
Score: 77–18 (max 88)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "diaper" and "nappy".

Round 12: J E B N U I R N E

Moose: innure
Bob: misdeclared 6
DC: INURE (5) BRINE (5) INJURE (6) BRUNIE (6)
OT: NEURINE (7)
Score: 77–18 (max 95)

Round 13: M I S G O S A T D

Moose: MASTOID (7)
Bob: DIATOMS (7)
DC: MASTOIDS (8)
Score: 84–25 (max 103)

Round 14: 75, 7, 8, 4, 2, 3. Target: 865.

Moose: 865. ((8 + 4) x 75) - ((2 + 3) x 7) (10)
Bob: 865. ((8 + 4) x 75) - ((2 + 3) x 7) (10)
Score: 94–35 (max 113)

Round 15: D U C T I D L E S

Moose buzzes on 7 seconds to say CUDDLIEST which is correct.
Final Score: 104–35 (max 123)

Statistics Corner

Moose:
Total score - 104
Raw score - 104
Total % of max - 85
Raw % of max - 85
Total average score per round - 6.9
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 8

Bob:
Total score - 35
Raw score - 69
Total % of max - 28
Raw % of max - 56
Total average score per round - 2.3
Raw average score per round - 4.6
Number of maxes - 3

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=76
WE ARE PREMIER LEAGUE!!!
UP THE MIGHTY TERRIERS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest