Thursday 1st June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 101)

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Thursday 1st June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 101)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:29 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 1 June 2017.

C1: Challenger Euan Cosh. From St. Anne's-on-the-Sea, Lancashire. He's working towards an estate agency diploma. He used to be a season ticket holder for Blackpool F.C..
C2: Challenger Chloe Hutton. A physics student at the University of Manchester, originally from West Dunbartonshire. She has 3 singing dogs. :P
DC: Susie Dent and Dan Walker.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T I R D U A M S E
R02: I O L R N A I T C
R03: 100, 2, 4, 10, 8, 9. Target: 610.
TTT: SEEBLONDE - "Forget blonde; you're more likely to see red if you get this."
R04: A E I R B S O P L
R05: R W E S M O A T D
R06: 50, 10, 5, 3, 1, 6. Target: 593.
R07: Y U E G N R A P O
R08: E D R V A K E I H
R09: 50, 6, 8, 2, 6, 7. Target: 188.
TTT: OPERAFOLK - "The classified information isn't going to get wet."
R10: O S L T A E M O S
R11: D L U Q A C N E S
R12: U E T D P A O R M
R13: T F P E A I L G T
R14: 6, 4, 7, 1, 8, 2. Target: 774.
R15: A D D O R C R A B (conundrum)


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Round 1: T I R D U A M S E

Euan: umpires
Chloe: DUSTIER (7)
DC: MUSTARD (7) MURIATES (8) MUDIRATES (18)
Score: 0–7 (max 18)

Round 2: I O L R N A I T C

Euan: RATION (6)
Chloe: TRAIN (5)
DC: CONTRAIL (8) IRONIC (6) IRONICAL (8)
OT: CILANTRO (8)
Score: 6–7 (max 26)

Round 3: 100, 2, 4, 10, 8, 9. Target: 610.

Euan: 610. ((8 - 2) x 100) + 10 (10)
Chloe: 610. ((4 + 2) x 100) + 10 (10)
Score: 16–17 (max 36)

Teatime teaser: SEEBLONDE -> NOSEBLEED

Round 4: A E I R B S O P L

Euan: sopier
Chloe: PARBOILS (8)
OT: PELORIAS (8) POLARISE (8)
Score: 16–25 (max 44)

Round 5: R W E S M O A T D

Euan: MOATED (6)
Chloe: SMARTED (7)
DC: ROASTED (7) DEWORMS (7)
OT: MADWORTS (8)
Score: 16–32 (max 52)

Round 6: 50, 10, 5, 3, 1, 6. Target: 593.

Euan: 583.
Chloe: 595. ((50 + 10) x (6 + 3 + 1)) - 5 (7)
RR: 593. ((5 - 3 + 10) x 50) - 6 - 1 (10)
Score: 16–39 (max 62)

Dan talks about accuracy of journalistic sources.

Round 7: Y U E G N R A P O

Euan: gropey
Chloe: uprange
DC: GRAPEY (6) ORANGE (6) YOUNGER (7) ORANGEY (7)
OT: PANURGY (7) PARENGO (7) PROGENY (7) PYROGEN (7)
Score: 16–39 (max 69)

Round 8: E D R V A K E I H

Euan: VARIED (6)
Chloe: HEADIER (7)
DC: HAVERED (7)
OT: HEAVIER (7)
Score: 16–46 (max 76)

Round 9: 50, 6, 8, 2, 6, 7. Target: 188.

Euan: 188. Mistake in working.
Chloe: 191. ((6 / 2) x 50) + (6 x 8) - 7 (7)
RR: 188. ((8 / 2) x 50) - 6 - 6 (10)
Score: 16–53 (max 86)

Teatime teaser: OPERAFOLK -> LEAKPROOF

Round 10: O S L T A E M O S

Euan: SLATES (6)
Chloe: MOLESTS (7)
DC: LOOSEST (7)
OT: ATOMLESS (8) MAESTOSO (8) OSTEOMAS (8)
Score: 16–60 (max 94)

Round 11: D L U Q A C N E S

Euan: QUADS (5)
Chloe: EQUALS (6)
DC: SUNDAE (6) CANDLES (7) UNSCALED (8)
Score: 16–66 (max 102)

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

Round 12: U E T D P A O R M

Euan: MUTED (5)
Chloe: READOPT (7)
DC: TEMPURA (7)
OT: OUTARMED (8)
Score: 16–73 (max 110)

Round 13: T F P E A I L G T

Euan: PLAIT (5)
Chloe: fittage
DC: PIGLET (6) PATE FLEAPIT (7)
OT: FLATTIE (7) LETTIGA (7)
Score: 21–73 (max 117)

Round 14: 6, 4, 7, 1, 8, 2. Target: 774.

Euan: -
Chloe: -
RR: 776. (7)
OT: 772. ((7 + 1) x 8 x 6 x 2) + 4 (7)
Score: 21–73 (max 124)

Round 15: A D D O R C R A B

Chloe buzzes on 24.75 seconds to say CARDBOARD which is correct.
Final Score: 21–83 (max 134)

Statistics Corner

Euan:
Total score - 21
Raw score - 54
Total % of max - 16
Raw % of max - 40
Total average score per round - 1.4
Raw average score per round - 3.6
Number of maxes - 1

Chloe:
Total score - 83
Raw score - 88
Total % of max - 62
Raw % of max - 66
Total average score per round - 5.5
Raw average score per round - 5.9
Number of maxes - 4

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