Monday 29th May 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 98)

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Monday 29th May 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 98)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:32 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 29 May 2017.

C1: Champion Moose Rosser (5 wins, 484 points.) A head of risk management from Halstead, Essex.
C2: Challenger Sam Green. An HGV driver from Chelmsford, Essex. When he was 9, he tied himself upside down from a tree, so he could try and see he could set himself free, but needed his mum to release him 2 hours later... :oops: :P :lol:
DC: Susie Dent and Dan Walker.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: F U L I S R A P T
R02: N E J O S A E G D
R03: 25, 4, 5, 9, 1, 7. Target: 565.
TTT: LOUDMINCE - "The answer to this won't be music to your ears."
R04: R I T O M U R E S
R05: L A H I D N F U S
R06: 100, 10, 9, 9, 3, 8. Target: 460.
R07: T A W G E V I E T
R08: B O M P I O A T E
R09: 25, 10, 6, 4, 3, 1. Target: 171.
TTT: DANNYCUBA - "Danny went to Cuba and there were cigars on sale everywhere."
R10: S I C A H R E L R
R11: M O G N I R E C T
R12: W U K E Q S I E D
R13: T A Y R E I V L P
R14: 100, 8, 8, 6, 9, 3. Target: 425.
R15: L E S T P R O V E (conundrum)


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Round 1: F U L I S R A P T

Moose: STIPULAR (8)
Sam: FRUITS (6)
OT: FISTULAR (8)
Score: 8–0 (max 8)

Round 2: N E J O S A E G D

Moose: GONADS (6)
Sam: DOSAGE (6)
DC: JONESED (7)
Score: 14–6 (max 15)

Round 3: 25, 4, 5, 9, 1, 7. Target: 565.

Moose: 564. (4 x 25 x 5) + (9 x 7) + 1 (7)
Sam: -
RR: 565. (((25 + 1) x 4) + 9) x 5 (10)
Score: 21–6 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: LOUDMINCE -> UNMELODIC

Round 4: R I T O M U R E S

Moose: TREMORS (7)
Sam: misdeclared 7
DC: STORMIER (8) MISROUTE (8) MOISTURE (8)
OT: TRIMEROUS (18)
Score: 28–6 (max 43)

Round 5: L A H I D N F U S

Moose: HANDFULS (8)
Sam: FLUSH (5)
DC: SUNDIAL (7)
Score: 36–6 (max 51)

Round 6: 100, 10, 9, 9, 3, 8. Target: 460.

Moose: 461. (3 x 100) + ((9 + 8) x 10) - 9 (7)
Sam: -
RR: 460. (((9 x 3) + 9) x 10) + 100 (10)
Score: 43–6 (max 61)

Dan talks about his Rio Olympic adventure and the story of him and Maria, the bride of a hen party.

Round 7: T A W G E V I E T

Moose: TWEET (5)
Sam: WAIVE (5)
DC: wettage
OT: AETITE (6) TAWTIE (6) VITTAE (6) WETTIE (6)
Score: 48–11 (max 67)

Round 8: B O M P I O A T E

Moose: OPIATE (6)
Sam: OPIATE (6)
DC: BITMAP (6)
OT: BIOTOPE (7) IPOMOEA (7)
Score: 54–17 (max 74)

Round 9: 25, 10, 6, 4, 3, 1. Target: 171.

Moose: 171. ((3 + 4) x 25) - (10 - 6) (10)
Sam: 171. ((3 + 4) x 25) - (10 - 6) (10)
Score: 64–27 (max 84)

Teatime teaser: DANNYCUBA -> ABUNDANCY

Round 10: S I C A H R E L R

Moose: CHARLIES (8)
Sam: rechairs
Score: 72–27 (max 92)

Round 11: M O G N I R E C T

Moose: EROTIC (6)
Sam: COMING (6)
DC: INTERCOM (8)
OT: GERONTIC (8)
Score: 78–33 (max 100)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "ignoramus" and "idiot".

Round 12: W U K E Q S I E D

Moose: SKEWED (6)
Sam: squeek
DC: SQUEE (5)
OT: EQUIDS (6) QUEEKS (6) SQUEED (6)
Score: 84–33 (max 106)

Round 13: T A Y R E I V L P

Moose: PRIVATELY (18)
Sam: PALTRY (6)
Score: 102–33 (max 124)

Round 14: 100, 8, 8, 6, 9, 3. Target: 425.

Moose: 424. (9 x 8 x 6) - 8 (7)
Sam: 427.
RR: 425. ((8 + 9) x 100) / ((3 x 8) / 6) (10)
Score: 109–33 (max 134)

Round 15: L E S T P R O V E

Moose buzzes on 6.25 seconds to say OVERSLEPT which is correct.
Final Score: 119–33 (max 144)

Statistics Corner

Moose:
Total score - 119
Raw score - 119
Total % of max - 83
Raw % of max - 83
Total average score per round - 7.9
Raw average score per round - 7.9
Number of maxes - 7

Sam:
Total score - 33
Raw score - 57
Total % of max - 23
Raw % of max - 40
Total average score per round - 2.2
Raw average score per round - 3.8
Number of maxes - 1

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