Tuesday 27th June 2017 (Series 76, 4th Quarter-Final)

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Tuesday 27th June 2017 (Series 76, 4th Quarter-Final)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:53 am

Countdown recap for Tuesday 27 June 2017.

C1: No.4 Seed Elliott "The Reigate Renegade" Mack (8 wins, 804 points.) An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey.
C2: No.5 Seed Annie "The Basildon Battler" Humphries (8 wins, 775 points.) A retired teacher from Basildon, Essex. She had qualified for the Series 75 finals, but couldn't make the recording dates, so she was allowed to enter in the series finals for this series instead.
DC: Susie Dent and Colin Murray.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: Q B S A O U N V S
R02: N D I E I H R S E
R03: 75, 3, 8, 10, 1, 9. Target: 681.
TTT: GRAPELIFE - "Sometimes the cookie jar can be a victim of this."
R04: Y K I D A G O C S
R05: R M R A U I L P R
R06: 50, 3, 7, 5, 1, 4. Target: 567.
R07: S R D E A I C S L
R08: T D A I E S M L T
R09: 75, 6, 4, 8, 10, 7. Target: 165.
TTT: CANENTIRE - "You can eat the entire thing, but just not the stone."
R10: P N O I A R Z E M
R11: T D T I U E N T P
R12: R B A E W M A G N
R13: R T H E O A F S E
R14: 75, 10, 6, 4, 5, 5. Target: 673.
R15: I T E S T D U E T (conundrum)


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Round 1: Q B S A O U N V S

Elliott: SQUABS (6)
Annie: BOSUNS (6)
OT: SONUVA (6) SUONAS (6)
Score: 6–6 (max 6)

Round 2: N D I E I H R S E

Elliott: SHINIER (7)
Annie: SHRINED (7)
DC: DISHIER (7) HINDERS (7) INSIDER (7)
OT: RESHINED (8)
Score: 13–13 (max 14)

Round 3: 75, 3, 8, 10, 1, 9. Target: 681.

Elliott: 681. (8 x 75) + ((10 - 1) x 9) (10)
Annie: 681. (75 x 9) + 10 - 3 - 1 (10)
Score: 23–23 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: GRAPELIFE -> PILFERAGE

Round 4: Y K I D A G O C S

Elliott: DOCKS (5)
Annie: CODAS (5)
DC: DISCO (5)
OT: YOICKS (6)
Score: 28–28 (max 30)

Round 5: R M R A U I L P R

Elliott: MURAL (5)
Annie: PRIMULA (7)
Score: 28–35 (max 37)

Round 6: 50, 3, 7, 5, 1, 4. Target: 567.

Elliott: 566. ((7 + 4) x 50) + (3 x 5) + 1 (7)
Annie: 565.
RR: 567. ((50 x 4) - (7 + 5 - 1)) x 3 (10)
Score: 35–35 (max 47)

Colin talks about the legendary 1986 World Cup quarter-final between Argentina and England, and Diego Maradona's "Hand of God".

Round 7: S R D E A I C S L

Elliott: DERAILS (7)
Annie: CLASSIER (8)
DC: LASERDISC (18)
OT: DESCRIALS (18)
Score: 35–43 (max 65)

Round 8: T D A I E S M L T

Elliott: medalist
Annie: MISDEALT (8)
DC: MALTIEST (8)
OT: SMALTITE (8)
Score: 35–51 (max 73)

Round 9: 75, 6, 4, 8, 10, 7. Target: 165.

Elliott: 165. ((6 - 4) x 75) + 8 + 7 (10)
Annie: 165. ((6 - 4 + 7) x 10) + 75 (10)
Score: 45–61 (max 83)

Teatime teaser: CANENTIRE -> NECTARINE

Round 10: P N O I A R Z E M

Elliott: MOANIER (7)
Annie: ROMANIZE (8)
OT: PROMAZINE (18)
Score: 45–69 (max 101)

Round 11: T D T I U E N T P

Elliott: INPUTTED (8)
Annie: PUTTIED (7)
DC: TITTUPED (8)
Score: 53–69 (max 109)

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

Round 12: R B A E W M A G N

Elliott: MANAGER (7)
Annie: MANAGER (7)
OT: BARGEMAN (8)
Score: 60–76 (max 117)

Round 13: R T H E O A F S E

Elliott: FEATHERS (8)
Annie: FEATHERS (8)
DC: FEASTER (7)
Score: 68–84 (max 125)

Round 14: 75, 10, 6, 4, 5, 5. Target: 673.

Elliott: 673. ((5 + 4) x 75) - (10 / 5) (10)
Annie: 673. ((5 + 4) x 75) - (10 / 5) (10)
Score: 78–94 (max 135)

Round 15: I T E S T D U E T

Elliott buzzes on 2 seconds to say DESTITUTE which is correct.
Final Score: 88–94 (max 145)

Statistics Corner

Elliott:
Total score - 88
Raw score - 107
Total % of max - 61
Raw % of max - 74
Total average score per round - 5.9
Raw average score per round - 7.1
Number of maxes - 7

Annie:
Total score - 94
Raw score - 108
Total % of max - 65
Raw % of max - 74
Total average score per round - 6.3
Raw average score per round - 7.2
Number of maxes - 7

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