Monday 19th June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 113)

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Monday 19th June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 113)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:50 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 19 June 2017.

C1: Champion John Trueman (1 win, 68 points.) A retired IT project manager from Minehead, Somerset.
C2: Challenger Tom Chafer-Cook. An Apteforumite and software developer from Horsehay, Shropshire. He's involved in rapper sword dancing, a sort of cross between acrobatics, knotting and swords. :P :P :P
DC: Susie Dent and Suzi Perry.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: Z I R O M U L E T
R02: N S T A E O D U S
R03: 25, 8, 1, 7, 6, 3. Target: 304.
TTT: INTOBEAST - "He won't turn into a beast, because he's not going to change at all."
R04: R N S E U A F E C
R05: V I D E S A N O D
R06: 75, 2, 5, 9, 10, 4. Target: 966.
R07: N I V E G E L A H
R08: D N Q U E I G U T
R09: 100, 10, 8, 8, 9, 1. Target: 927.
TTT: SINNERICE - "The sinner had a heart of ice; his apologies meant nothing."
R10: K R D A E I H E R
R11: M I T E R E P U X
R12: C S N O I O M I T
R13: L A T E P A R O J
R14: 100, 5, 3, 3, 8, 2. Target: 428.
R15: P I N K P A D R E (conundrum)


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Round 1: Z I R O M U L E T

John: MOULT (5)
Tom: MOTLIER (7)
DC: MOULTER (7) TURMOIL (7)
OT: OUTLIER (7)
Score: 0–7 (max 7)

Round 2: N S T A E O D U S

John: STONED (6)
Tom: ONSTEADS (8)
DC: ASTOUNDS (8)
OT: SOUNDEST (8) SOUTANES (8)
Score: 0–15 (max 15)

Round 3: 25, 8, 1, 7, 6, 3. Target: 304.

John: 303. ((7 + 6 - 1) x 25) + 3 (7)
Tom: 305. ((8 + 7 - 3) x 25) + 6 - 1 (7)
RR: 304. ((7 + 6) x 25) - ((8 - 1) x 3) (10)
Score: 7–22 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: INTOBEAST -> OBSTINATE

Round 4: R N S E U A F E C

John: FAECES (6)
Tom: FURNACES (8)
DC: UNCREASE (8)
Score: 7–30 (max 33)

Round 5: V I D E S A N O D

John: NODDIES (7)
Tom: ANODISED (8)
DC: ADENOIDS (8)
OT: ADONISED (8)
Score: 7–38 (max 41)

Round 6: 75, 2, 5, 9, 10, 4. Target: 966.

John: 965.
Tom: 966. ((10 + 5 - 2) x 75) - 9 (10)
Score: 7–48 (max 51)

Suzi talks about her love of music brought on by her father, who was a music producer.

Round 7: N I V E G E L A H

John: HEALING (7)
Tom: HEALING (7)
DC: HALVING (7) EVANGEL (7)
OT: HEAVING (7) HEELING (7) LEAVING (7) LEHENGA (7) LINEAGE (7) VEINAGE (7)
Score: 14–55 (max 58)

Round 8: D N Q U E I G U T

John: QUIET (5)
Tom: QUEUING (7)
DC: UNIQUE (6) UNTIED (6) UNITED (6)
OT: UNITUDE (7) UNQUIET (7)
Score: 14–62 (max 65)

Round 9: 100, 10, 8, 8, 9, 1. Target: 927.

John: 927. (10 - 8 + 1 + 100) x 9 (10)
Tom: 927. (10 - 8 + 1 + 100) x 9 (10)
Score: 24–72 (max 75)

Teatime teaser: SINNERICE -> INSINCERE

Round 10: K R D A E I H E R

John: HEADIER (7)
Tom: HEADIER (7)
DC: REHIRED (7) HARDIER (7) REHEARD (7)
OT: REHAIRED (8)
Score: 31–79 (max 83)

Round 11: M I T E R E P U X

John: MITRE (5)
Tom: MIXTURE (7)
DC: PERMUTE (7) PERMIT (6)
OT: EMPTIER (7)
Score: 31–86 (max 90)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of the phrase "when chickens come home to roost".

Round 12: C S N O I O M I T

John: scoots
Tom: MOTIONS (7)
DC: MONISTIC (8)
OT: ISOTONIC (8) NOMISTIC (8)
Score: 31–93 (max 98)

Round 13: L A T E P A R O J

John: misdeclared 7
Tom: PROLATE (7)
Score: 31–100 (max 105)

Round 14: 100, 5, 3, 3, 8, 2. Target: 428.

John: 429. ((8 / 2) x (5 + 3 + 100)) - 3 (7)
Tom: 429. ((8 / 2) x (100 + 5)) + (3 x 3) (7)
RR: 428. (100 x 5) - (3 x 3 x 8) (10)
Score: 38–107 (max 115)

Round 15: P I N K P A D R E

Tom buzzes on 29.25 seconds to say KIDNAPPER which is correct.
Final Score: 38–117 (max 125)

Statistics Corner

John:
Total score - 38
Raw score - 79
Total % of max - 30
Raw % of max - 63
Total average score per round - 2.5
Raw average score per round - 5.3
Number of maxes - 2

Tom:
Total score - 117
Raw score - 117
Total % of max - 94
Raw % of max - 94
Total average score per round - 7.8
Raw average score per round - 7.8
Number of maxes - 10 8-)

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