Monday 12th June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 108)

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Monday 12th June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 108)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:36 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 12 June 2017.

C1: Champion James Slater (6 wins, 509 points.) A social politics student at the LSE from Bradford, West Yorkshire.
C2: Challenger Daniel Brothers. An energy assessor from Kidderminster, Worcestershire.
DC: Susie Dent and June Sarpong.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: P T N Y E I O L E
R02: A I E B T S P U A
R03: 75, 4, 4, 5, 6, 8. Target: 503.
TTT: TELLNIECE - "You tell your niece to look after all your valued customers."
R04: E I A L K R D I S
R05: T R L H O U I A E
R06: 50, 25, 100, 75, 10, 9. Target: 627.
R07: M W D S I A O U A
R08: E U O L V F I N A
R09: 50, 8, 5, 2, 4, 7. Target: 448.
TTT: NEILPLUGS - "Neil's plugging certain items in the hope that you'll spend more money."
R10: E I O M S R Z I S
R11: L C T D E U A O R
R12: I U E T J G D U P
R13: T N B R A O I A E
R14: 50, 75, 100, 25, 1, 6. Target: 280.
R15: L I P P Y S O R T (conundrum)


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Round 1: P T N Y E I O L E

James: PENTILE (7)
Daniel: PILOT (5)
DC: NEOTYPE (7)
OT: POLYTENE (8)
Score: 7–0 (max 8)

Round 2: A I E B T S P U A

James: ABATES (6)
Daniel: UPBEAT (6)
DC: BAPTISE (7)
OT: SUTIABA (7) UPBEATS (7)
Score: 13–6 (max 15)

Round 3: 75, 4, 4, 5, 6, 8. Target: 503.

James: 503. (75 x 6) + ((8 + 4) x 4) + 5 (10)
Daniel: -
Score: 23–6 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: TELLNIECE -> CLIENTELE

Round 4: E I A L K R D I S

James: LARKED (6)
Daniel: SILKIER (7)
DC: DIARISE (7)
OT: DISLIKER (8) LAIRDIES (8)
Score: 23–13 (max 33)

Round 5: T R L H O U I A E

James: OUTLIER (7)
Daniel: HAULIER (7)
DC: AEROLITH (8)
OT: THIOUREA (8)
Score: 30–20 (max 41)

Round 6: 50, 25, 100, 75, 10, 9. Target: 627.

James: 625.
Daniel: 627. ((75 / 25) x 9) + (50 x 10) + 100 (10)
Score: 30–30 (max 51)

June talks about a string of technical failures that happened during Party In The Park.

Round 7: M W D S I A O U A

James: MIAOWS (6)
Daniel: MAIDS (5)
DC: SWAMI (5)
OT: AMADOU (6) MODIUS (6) SODIUM (6) WISDOM (6)
Score: 36–30 (max 57)

Round 8: E U O L V F I N A

James: FINALE (6)
Daniel: FINALE (6)
DC: FLAVONE (7)
OT: FLAVINE (7) INFULAE (7) OVULINE (7) UNALIVE (7)
Score: 42–36 (max 64)

Round 9: 50, 8, 5, 2, 4, 7. Target: 448.

James: 448. ((5 + 4) x 50) - 2 (10)
Daniel: 448. ((7 + 2) x 50) - (8 / 4) (10)
Score: 52–46 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: NEILPLUGS -> UPSELLING

Round 10: E I O M S R Z I S

James: MOSSIER (7)
Daniel: REMISS (6)
DC: ISOMERS (7)
OT: MEIOSIS (7) MERISIS (7) SIZEISM (7)
Score: 59–46 (max 81)

Round 11: L C T D E U A O R

James: LOCATED (7)
Daniel: COURTED (7)
DC: EDUCATOR (8)
OT: CLOTURED (8) OCULATED (8) OUTRACED (8)
Score: 66–53 (max 89)

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

Round 12: I U E T J G D U P

James: guptie
Daniel: JUDGE (5)
OT: DUGITE (6)
Score: 66–58 (max 95)

Round 13: T N B R A O I A E

James: BANTER (6)
Daniel: RETAIN (6)
DC: BARITONE (8) AERATION (8)
OT: AEROBIAN (8) OBTAINER (8) REOBTAIN (8)
Score: 72–64 (max 103)

Round 14: 50, 75, 100, 25, 1, 6. Target: 280.

James: 281. ((50 + 1) x 6) - 25 (7)
Daniel: -
RR: 280. (50 + 6) x ((100 / 25) + 1) (10)
Score: 79–64 (max 113)

Round 15: L I P P Y S O R T

No one buzzes. The answer was STROPPILY.
Final Score: 79–64 (max 123)

Statistics Corner

James:
Total score - 79
Raw score - 92
Total % of max - 64
Raw % of max - 75
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 6.1
Number of maxes - 4

Daniel:
Total score - 64
Raw score - 80
Total % of max - 52
Raw % of max - 65
Total average score per round - 4.3
Raw average score per round - 5.3
Number of maxes - 2

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