Tuesday 20th June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 114)

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Tuesday 20th June 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 114)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:33 pm

Welcome to the last preliminary of Series 76. ;) :) :D

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 June 2017.

C1: Champion Tom Chafer-Cook (1 win, 117 points.) An Apteforumite and software developer from Horsehay, Shropshire.
C2: Challenger Bobbi Ramsammy. A retired university dean from Leigh, Kent. She was the dean of the Faculty of Health at the University of Greenwich. She's a keen golfer, and recently got her first hole in one.
DC: Susie Dent and Suzi Perry.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T S Q U O I T E G
R02: D N K U I U S C A
R03: 100, 5, 3, 3, 8, 2. Target: 229.
TTT: UNDERDEAL - "He passed all the illegal monies through his dry-cleaning company."
R04: E A I E R S T B T
R05: W D M O I E M I N
R06: 75, 7, 6, 9, 6, 3. Target: 509.
R07: G L D E U A H U T
R08: E U O E S D T V H
R09: 75, 5, 7, 8, 3, 4. Target: 651.
TTT: CRANIUMED - "It has nothing to do with her head; it's about her hands."
R10: A E I N F R N O L
R11: B S G I A E W O R
R12: U E I E L D L N S
R13: D T P I E O L A P
R14: 100, 10, 10, 2, 8, 5. Target: 145.
R15: E V I L M A M B O (conundrum)


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Round 1: T S Q U O I T E G

Tom: GOUTIEST (8)
Bobbi: TOQUES (6)
DC: GUTTIES (7)
Score: 8–0 (max 8)

Round 2: D N K U I U S C A

Tom: UNSAID (6)
Bobbi: DUNKS (5)
DC: SNACK (5) scandi
OT: ACINUS (6) ADSUKI (6) ADUKIS (6) CANIDS (6) DUKUNS (6) KINDSA (6) NIKAUS (6)
Score: 14–0 (max 14)

Round 3: 100, 5, 3, 3, 8, 2. Target: 229.

Tom: 229. (100 x 2) + (8 x 3) + 5 (10)
Bobbi: 230.
Score: 24–0 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: UNDERDEAL -> LAUNDERED

Round 4: E A I E R S T B T

Tom: BATTERIES (18)
Bobbi: BATTERIES (18)
Score: 42–18 (max 42)

Round 5: W D M O I E M I N

Tom: IODINE (6)
Bobbi: DOMINIE (7)
DC: WIMMIN (6)
OT: MEDIMNOI (8) MIDWOMEN (8)
Score: 42–25 (max 50)

Round 6: 75, 7, 6, 9, 6, 3. Target: 509.

Tom: 509. ((75 + 9) x 6) + 7 - (6 / 3) (10)
Bobbi: 510.
Score: 52–25 (max 60)

Suzi talks about her favourite places in the world, particularly Japan.

Round 7: G L D E U A H U T

Tom: LAUGHED (7)
Bobbi: LAUGHED (7)
Score: 59–32 (max 67)

Round 8: E U O E S D T V H

Tom: DEVOTES (7)
Bobbi: SHOVED (6)
DC: SHOUTED (7) SOUTHED (7)
Score: 66–32 (max 74)

Round 9: 75, 5, 7, 8, 3, 4. Target: 651.

Tom: 651. ((75 + 7) x 8) - 5 (10)
Bobbi: 651. ((75 + 5) x 8) + 7 + 4 (10)
Score: 76–42 (max 84)

Teatime teaser: CRANIUMED -> MANICURED

Round 10: A E I N F R N O L

Tom: INFERNAL (8)
Bobbi: fannier
Score: 84–42 (max 92)

Round 11: B S G I A E W O R

Tom: BIOWARS (7)
Bobbi: BOGIES (6)
DC: BIOGAS (6) EARWIGS (7) ORGIES (6)
OT: BORAGES (7) BROIGES (7)
Score: 91–42 (max 99)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "cop-out".

Round 12: U E I E L D L N S

Tom: SULLIED (7)
Bobbi: unsilled
DC: LINSEED (7)
OT: ENISLED (7) ENSILED (7) ILLUDES (7) NELLIES (7) NULLIES (7) SNELLED (7)
Score: 98–42 (max 106)

Round 13: D T P I E O L A P

Tom: PETALOID (8)
Bobbi: TOPPLED (7)
DC: TADPOLE (7) PLAITED (7)
OT: PAPELITO (8)
Score: 106–42 (max 114)

Round 14: 100, 10, 10, 2, 8, 5. Target: 145.

Tom: 145. (8 x 5) + (10 / 2) + 100 (10)
Bobbi: 145. 100 + ((10 + 10) x 2) + 5 (10)
Score: 116–52 (max 124)

Round 15: E V I L M A M B O

Tom buzzes on 3.25 seconds to say IMMOVABLE which is correct.
Final Score: 126–52 (max 134)

A PHENOMENAL 14-MAXER FROM TOM CHAFER-COOK :!: :!: :!: ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

Now, onto the series finals.... 8-) 8-) 8-)

Statistics Corner

Tom:
Total score - 126
Raw score - 132
Total % of max - 94
Raw % of max - 99
Total average score per round - 8.4
Raw average score per round - 8.8
Number of maxes - 14 :!: :shock: :o :) :D 8-)

Bobbi:
Total score - 52
Raw score - 96
Total % of max - 39
Raw % of max - 72
Total average score per round - 3.5
Raw average score per round - 6.4
Number of maxes - 4

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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