Tuesday 6th June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 104)

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Tuesday 6th June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 104)

Post by James Robinson » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:38 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 June 2017.

C1: Champion James Slater (2 wins, 173 points.) A social politics student at the LSE from Bradford, West Yorkshire.
C2: Challenger Pete Grange. A retired IT consultant from Gillingham, Dorset. He once cycled over the Pyrenees.
DC: Susie Dent and Jimmy Osmond.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: N S W E I E P R A
R02: L N D E R O D U L
R03: 100, 6, 9, 7, 9, 1. Target: 351.
TTT: FLYDEALER - "Were Roger's tennis lessons paid for by central government?"
R04: K D T E F O B E D
R05: G R H M A E I L A
R06: 25, 8, 2, 10, 2, 4. Target: 549.
R07: S D S O U I A T S
R08: L V N U I E B Y T
R09: 25, 9, 1, 10, 5, 3. Target: 373.
TTT: CAKEROOMS - "If you get this, there's one pound in it for you."
R10: R L D A O U E F R
R11: T X T S A E I R A
R12: Q S M O E T W O S
R13: P N R E O I E T S
R14: 25, 2, 8, 7, 9, 1. Target: 627.
R15: M O N E Y M A R T (conundrum)


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Round 1: N S W E I E P R A

James: repanes
Pete: ASPIRE (6)
DC: RESPAWN (7)
OT: ENWRAPS (7) INWRAPS (7) NEWSIER (7) PANEERS (7) PAWNERS (7) PERINEA (7) PERINES (7) PRASINE (7) REPAWNS (7) REPINES (7) SPAWNER (7) WEANERS (7) WEARIES (7) WIENERS (7)
Score: 0–6 (max 7)

Round 2: L N D E R O D U L

James: UDDER (5)
Pete: ROUNDEL (7)
DC: UNROLLED (8)
OT: UNLORDED (8)
Score: 0–13 (max 15)

Round 3: 100, 6, 9, 7, 9, 1. Target: 351.

James: 351. (100 + 9 + 7 + 1) x (9 - 6) (10)
Pete: 360.
Score: 10–13 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: FLYDEALER -> FEDERALLY

Round 4: K D T E F O B E D

James: DOTED (5)
Pete: DOTED (5)
DC: FETED (5)
OT: BODED (5) BOKED (5) DEKED (5) TOKED (5)
Score: 15–18 (max 30)

Round 5: G R H M A E I L A

James: MAILER (6)
Pete: -
DC: REGALIA (7) GHARIAL (7)
OT: ALAMIRE (7) ALMAGRE (7) ALMIRAH (7) ARGILEH (7) LAIRAGE (7) RAILAGE (7)
Score: 21–18 (max 37)

Round 6: 25, 8, 2, 10, 2, 4. Target: 549.

James: 549. ((10 + 8 + 4) x 25) - (2 / 2) (10)
Pete: 548.
Score: 31–18 (max 47)

Jimmy talks about his big Christmas No.1 song, "Long Haired Lover From Liverpool".

Round 7: S D S O U I A T S

James: ASSIST (6)
Pete: STUDIOS (7)
DC: SADISTS (7)
Score: 31–25 (max 54)

Round 8: L V N U I E B Y T

James: UNVEIL (6)
Pete: BLUEY (5)
DC: NUBILE (6) UBIETY (6)
OT: UNITELY (7)
Score: 37–25 (max 61)

Round 9: 25, 9, 1, 10, 5, 3. Target: 373.

James: 374.
Pete: 373. ((10 + 5) x 25) - ((9 / 3) - 1) (10)
Score: 37–35 (max 71)

Teatime teaser: CAKEROOMS -> SMACKEROO

Round 10: R L D A O U E F R

James: FLOURED (7)
Pete: FOLDER (6)
OT: FOULARD (7) ROULADE (7) RUDERAL (7)
Score: 44–35 (max 78)

Round 11: T X T S A E I R A

James: ARTIST (6)
Pete: tertia
DC: ARTISTE (7) TEXT (4)
OT: AETATIS (7) ARTIEST (7) ATRESIA (7) ATTIRES (7) RATITES (7) RIATTAS (7) SATIATE (7) STATERA (7) STRIATA (7) STRIATE (7) TASTIER (7)
Score: 50–35 (max 85)

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

Round 12: Q S M O E T W O S

James: TWOSOMES (8)
Pete: MOOSE (5)
Score: 58–35 (max 93)

Round 13: P N R E O I E T S

James: POINTERS (8)
Pete: POINTERS (8)
DC: PIONEERS (8) ENTROPIES (18)
OT: INTERPOSE (18) TROPEINES (18)
Score: 66–43 (max 111)

Round 14: 25, 2, 8, 7, 9, 1. Target: 627.

James: 627. ((8 + 7 + 9 + 1) x 25) + 2 (10)
Pete: 627. ((8 + 7 + 9 + 1) x 25) + 2 (10)
Score: 76–53 (max 121)

Round 15: M O N E Y M A R T

James buzzes on 10.25 seconds to say MOMENTARY which is correct....., although MANOMETRY is also a valid answer..... :? :roll: :? :roll:
Final Score: 86–53 (max 131)

Statistics Corner

James:
Total score - 86
Raw score - 104
Total % of max - 66
Raw % of max - 79
Total average score per round - 5.7
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 7

Pete:
Total score - 53
Raw score - 81
Total % of max - 40
Raw % of max - 62
Total average score per round - 3.5
Raw average score per round - 5.4
Number of maxes - 4

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