Friday 2nd June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 102)

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Friday 2nd June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 102)

Post by James Robinson » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:02 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 2 June 2017.

C1: Champion Chloe Hutton (1 win, 83 points.) A physics student at the University of Manchester, originally from West Dunbartonshire.
C2: Challenger James Slater. A social politics student at the LSE from Bradford, West Yorkshire. He used to run his own business as a local magazine editor.
DC: Susie Dent and Jimmy Osmond, making his DC debut.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: O R N I O S W E L
R02: P L U I C O U R D
R03: 50, 5, 6, 3, 7, 10. Target: 617.
TTT: HIREDGENT - "The workman corrected all the things that were wrong."
R04: A I O T S Y E N T
R05: O E K Z T O A R T
R06: 75, 3, 5, 9, 5, 2. Target: 111.
R07: E I E R M I R T P
R08: E I M S H N E I R
R09: 75, 2, 10, 10, 7, 6. Target: 660.
TTT: NICEROSES - "You'd buy her some nice roses, but you've got no spare cash; times are really hard."
R10: B N T A O A B Q E
R11: A T D E O R M I G
R12: L S S A E A S D E
R13: A H V O J E U G L
R14: 25, 10, 9, 7, 5, 4. Target: 876.
R15: M I Z A N Y G A L (conundrum)


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Round 1: O R N I O S W E L

Chloe: EROSION (7)
James: SLOWER (6)
DC: LOONIER (7) SWOONIER (8)
Score: 7–0 (max 8)

Round 2: P L U I C O U R D

Chloe: LURID (5)
James: CURD (4)
DC: LUCID (5)
OT: PURULOID (8)
Score: 12–0 (max 16)

Round 3: 50, 5, 6, 3, 7, 10. Target: 617.

Chloe: 616.
James: 617. ((50 + 6 + 5) x 10) + 7 (10)
Score: 12–10 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: HIREDGENT -> RIGHTENED

Round 4: A I O T S Y E N T

Chloe: SANITY (6)
James: TOASTIE (7)
DC: NOTATES (7) STATION (7)
OT: ATONIES (7) INSTATE (7) OATIEST (7) OSTIATE (7) SATIETY (7) SATINET (7) TENSITY (7) TIENTOS (7) TONIEST (7)
Score: 12–17 (max 33)

Round 5: O E K Z T O A R T

Chloe: TOOTER (6)
James: ROTATE (6)
DC: KAZOO (5)
OT: OROTATE (7)
Score: 18–23 (max 40)

Round 6: 75, 3, 5, 9, 5, 2. Target: 111.

Chloe: 111. (((5 / 5) + 3) x 9) + 75 (10)
James: 111. (((5 / 5) + 3) x 9) + 75 (10)
Score: 28–33 (max 50)

Jimmy talks about growing up with the big stars of his time, and throwing up whilst performing as a kid, with Elvis Presley watching from above. :P :oops: :lol:

Round 7: E I E R M I R T P

Chloe: reptime
James: TEMPER (6)
DC: RETIME (6) REPERMIT (8) PREMIER (7)
Score: 28–39 (max 58)

Round 8: E I M S H N E I R

Chloe: SHINIER (7)
James: SHINIER (7)
DC: MENHIRS (7)
OT: MINERIES (8)
Score: 35–46 (max 66)

Round 9: 75, 2, 10, 10, 7, 6. Target: 660.

Chloe: 660. (75 - 2 - 7) x 10 (10)
James: 660. (75 - 2 - 7) x 10 (10)
Score: 45–56 (max 76)

Teatime teaser: NICEROSES -> RECESSION

Round 10: B N T A O A B Q E

Chloe: BATON (5)
James: ABATE (5)
DC: ABBOT (5)
OT: ABATON (6) ABBATE (6)
Score: 50–61 (max 82)

Round 11: A T D E O R M I G

Chloe: MIGRATED (8)
James: MIGRATED (8)
DC: RAGTIME (7) MEDIATOR (8)
OT: GAMETOID (8) IDEOGRAM (8)
Score: 58–69 (max 90)

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

Round 12: L S S A E A S D E

Chloe: LASSES (6)
James: LEASED (6)
DC: SALADS (6) SALADES (7)
Score: 64–75 (max 97)

Round 13: A H V O J E U G L

Chloe: LOVAGE (6)
James: LAUGH (5)
Score: 70–75 (max 103)

Round 14: 25, 10, 9, 7, 5, 4. Target: 876.

Chloe: 876. (7 x 5 x 25) + 10 - 9 (10)
James: 876. (7 x 5 x 25) + 10 - 9 (10)
Score: 80–85 (max 113)

Round 15: M I Z A N Y G A L

James buzzes on 2.5 seconds to say AMAZINGLY which is correct.
Final Score: 80–95 (max 123)

Statistics Corner

Chloe:
Total score - 80
Raw score - 93
Total % of max - 65
Raw % of max - 76
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 6.2
Number of maxes - 5

James:
Total score - 95
Raw score - 110
Total % of max - 77
Raw % of max - 89
Total average score per round - 6.3
Raw average score per round - 7.3
Number of maxes - 7

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

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