Wednesday 7th June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 105)

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Wednesday 7th June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 105)

Post by James Robinson » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:57 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 June 2017.

C1: Champion James Slater (3 wins, 259 points.) A social politics student at the LSE from Bradford, West Yorkshire.
C2: Challenger Caroline Cassinelli. From Barnstaple, Devon. She sings in a choir and plays the ukulele. She and a pal of hers went to the USA and went on a Greyhound bus and sang and played the ukulele all the way down to Virginia.
DC: Susie Dent and Jimmy Osmond.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R K W A E U R L E
R02: T P A E T O M N A
R03: 50, 7, 8, 3, 4, 6. Target: 564.
TTT: ERAINSIST - "We're in an era where hospitals insist you use this upon entry."
R04: T M I O C L E T A
R05: P L V S I A U T L
R06: 75, 2, 3, 9, 5, 6. Target: 515.
R07: S L H E I A E C P
R08: H N A O L N I D U
R09: 75, 5, 4, 9, 6, 1. Target: 488.
TTT: DENTBREAD - "Susie needed to earn a little more bread, so she did this job in the evenings."
R10: T S I E R T O I S
R11: R N Z D E O E B O
R12: D Y E A S N I U R
R13: D S P V A O E T U
R14: 50, 2, 7, 8, 4, 8. Target: 181.
R15: P I L L O W N A G (conundrum)


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Round 1: R K W A E U R L E

James: WALKER (6)
Caroline: waler
DC: WREAKER (7)
OT: WAULKER (7)
Score: 6–0 (max 7)

Round 2: T P A E T O M N A

James: NOTATE (6)
Caroline: TEAPOT (6)
DC: TOMENTA (7)
OT: PANTOATE (8)
Score: 12–6 (max 15)

Round 3: 50, 7, 8, 3, 4, 6. Target: 564.

James: 564. ((50 + 6) x (7 + 3)) + 4 (10)
Caroline: 564. Not written down.... :( :oops:
Score: 22–6 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: ERAINSIST -> SANITISER

Round 4: T M I O C L E T A

James: colate
Caroline: CLIMATE (7)
OT: ALOETIC (7) COALITE (7) COMITAL (7) LATTICE (7) MATELOT (7) METICAL (7) TACTILE (7) TOTEMIC (7)
Score: 22–13 (max 32)

Round 5: P L V S I A U T L

James: VAULTS (6)
Caroline: PLAITS (6)
DC: TULIPS (6) PLUVIAL (7) PLUVIALS (8)
Score: 28–19 (max 40)

Round 6: 75, 2, 3, 9, 5, 6. Target: 515.

James: 516. ((5 + 2) x 75) - (6 + 3) (7)
Caroline: 514. Mistake in working.
RR: 515. ((9 - (6 / 3)) x 75) - (2 x 5) (10)
Score: 35–19 (max 50)

Jimmy talks about touring with the Jacksons.

Round 7: S L H E I A E C P

James: CHAPELS (7)
Caroline: CHAPELS (7)
DC: SCHLEP (6) CHEAPIES (8)
OT: ESPECIAL (8) PLEACHES (8)
Score: 42–26 (max 58)

Round 8: H N A O L N I D U

James: NOUNAL (6)
Caroline: ALOUD (5)
DC: UNHAND (6)
OT: UNDINAL (7) UNIONAL (7)
Score: 48–26 (max 65)

Round 9: 75, 5, 4, 9, 6, 1. Target: 488.

James: 489. Mistake in working.
Caroline: 487. (6 x 75) + (4 x 9) + 1 (7)
RR: 488. ((75 + 5) x 6) + 9 - 1 (10)
Score: 48–33 (max 75)

Teatime teaser: DENTBREAD -> BARTENDED

Round 10: T S I E R T O I S

James: ROSIEST (7)
Caroline: ROSIEST (7)
DC: SITTERS (7) SORTIES (7)
OT: OSTEITIS (8)
Score: 55–40 (max 83)

Round 11: R N Z D E O E B O

James: BENDER (6)
Caroline: reboned
DC: REDBONE (7) ENROBED (7)
OT: BRONZED (7) REZONED (7) RONEOED (7)
Score: 61–40 (max 90)

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

Round 12: D Y E A S N I U R

James: ASUNDER (7)
Caroline: SARDINE (7)
DC: SUNDAE (6) UNRAISED (8)
OT: DENARIUS (8)
Score: 68–47 (max 98)

Round 13: D S P V A O E T U

James: SPOUTED (7)
Caroline: SPOUTED (7)
DC: UPVOTED (7)
OT: ADEPTUS (7) OUTSPED (7) PODESTA (7) UPDATES (7) UPVOTES (7)
Score: 75–54 (max 105)

Round 14: 50, 2, 7, 8, 4, 8. Target: 181.

James: 182. (50 x 4) - (8 + 8 + 2) (7)
Caroline: -
RR: 181. (50 x 4) - ((8 / 2) + 8 + 7) (10)
Score: 82–54 (max 115)

Round 15: P I L L O W N A G

James buzzes on 2.75 seconds to say WALLOPING which is correct.
Final Score: 92–54 (max 125)

Statistics Corner

James:
Total score - 92
Raw score - 92
Total % of max - 74
Raw % of max - 74
Total average score per round - 6.1
Raw average score per round - 6.1
Number of maxes - 3

Caroline:
Total score - 54
Raw score - 59
Total % of max - 43
Raw % of max - 47
Total average score per round - 3.6
Raw average score per round - 3.9
Number of maxes - 2

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