Tuesday 30th May 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 99)

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Tuesday 30th May 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 99)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:51 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 30 May 2017.

C1: Champion Moose Rosser (6 wins, 603 points.) A head of risk management from Halstead, Essex.
C2: Challenger Gareth Davies. From Wem, Shropshire. He loves music, particularly Johnny Cash. He also likes to make electronic music on his laptop.
DC: Susie Dent and Dan Walker.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: S E L D A T I F R
R02: C E N R I A T O M
R03: 75, 10, 7, 5, 1, 10. Target: 170.
TTT: SANGNOISE - "Ooh, baby, baby! "Salt and pepper's" here."
R04: U Y S T I A P N V
R05: W E G A D S I V P
R06: 100, 50, 6, 10, 5, 8. Target: 566.
R07: T E H R O L S A N
R08: P O E R T I M L A
R09: 50, 10, 1, 5, 1, 6. Target: 344.
TTT: NOWBUSTED - "Busted aren't connected with the answer, but "one direction" is."
R10: S D E O M B U G C
R11: F E R A K T I L S
R12: N A T J O E I R N
R13: G U N H E A D T Q
R14: 25, 50, 3, 6, 5, 2. Target: 180.
R15: H A C K L E B O D (conundrum)


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Round 1: S E L D A T I F R

Moose: LARDIEST (8)
Gareth: DILATES (7)
DC: FRAILEST (8)
OT: REDTAILS (8)
Score: 8–0 (max 8)

Round 2: C E N R I A T O M

Moose: CREMATION (18)
Gareth: CATION (6)
DC: MANTICORE (18)
Score: 26–0 (max 26)

Round 3: 75, 10, 7, 5, 1, 10. Target: 170.

Moose: 170. (10 + 7) x 10 (10)
Gareth: 170. Mistake in working.
Score: 36–0 (max 36)

Teatime teaser: SANGNOISE -> SEASONING

Round 4: U Y S T I A P N V

Moose: SANITY (6)
Gareth: VANITY (6)
DC: PAINTS (6)
OT: PUTAINS (7) SUAVITY (7)
Score: 42–6 (max 43)

Round 5: W E G A D S I V P

Moose: VISAGED (7)
Gareth: WAGES (5)
OT: PEGASID (7)
Score: 49–6 (max 50)

Round 6: 100, 50, 6, 10, 5, 8. Target: 566.

Moose: 566. (100 x 5) + 50 + 10 + 6 (10)
Gareth: 556.
Score: 59–6 (max 60)

Dan talks more about his Rio Olympic adventure and the story of him and Maria, the bride of a hen party, and an invite to a wedding.

Round 7: T E H R O L S A N

Moose: ANOTHER (7)
Gareth: HOLSTER (7)
DC: LOATHERS (8) RATHOLES (8)
OT: ALTHORNS (8) ANTHROLS (8) ENTHRALS (8) ETHANOLS (8)
Score: 66–13 (max 68)

Round 8: P O E R T I M L A

Moose: TEMPORAL (8)
Gareth: MORTAL (6)
DC: PROEMIAL (8)
OT: EMPORIAL (8) EPILATOR (8) PELOTARI (8) PETIOLAR (8) PLOIMATE (8)
Score: 74–13 (max 76)

Round 9: 50, 10, 1, 5, 1, 6. Target: 344.

Moose: 344. ((6 + 1) x 50) - 5 - 1 (10)
Gareth: 342.
Score: 84–13 (max 86)

Teatime teaser: NOWBUSTED -> WESTBOUND

Round 10: S D E O M B U G C

Moose: BUDGES (6)
Gareth: MODES (5)
DC: SUBCODE (7)
Score: 90–13 (max 93)

Round 11: F E R A K T I L S

Moose: FLAKIEST (8)
Gareth: RETAILS (7)
OT: FRAILEST (8) STALKIER (8) STARLIKE (8)
Score: 98–13 (max 101)

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

Round 12: N A T J O E I R N

Moose: JOINTER (7)
Gareth: JANITOR (7)
DC: ANOINTER (8) REANOINT (8)
Score: 105–20 (max 109)

Round 13: G U N H E A D T Q

Moose: HAUNTED (7)
Gareth: HUNTED (6)
DC: NUTHEAD (7)
Score: 112–20 (max 116)

Round 14: 25, 50, 3, 6, 5, 2. Target: 180.

Moose: 180. ((5 x 2) + 50) x 3 (10)
Gareth: 180. ((50 + 25) x 2) + (5 x 6) (10)
Score: 122–30 (max 126)

Round 15: H A C K L E B O D

Moose buzzes on 21 seconds to say BLOCKHEAD which is correct.
Final Score: 132–30 (max 136)

Statistics Corner

Moose:
Total score - 132
Raw score - 132
Total % of max - 97
Raw % of max - 97
Total average score per round - 8.8
Raw average score per round - 8.8
Number of maxes - 11 8-)

Gareth:
Total score - 30
Raw score - 84
Total % of max - 22
Raw % of max - 62
Total average score per round - 2.0
Raw average score per round - 5.6
Number of maxes - 1

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