Friday 7th July 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 5)

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Friday 7th July 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 5)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:37 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 7 July 2017.

C1: Champion Tom Chafer-Cook (6 wins, 707 points.) An Apteforumite and software developer from Horsehay, Shropshire.
C2: Challenger Martin Smith. A sales adviser from Eastbourne, East Sussex. He's a big motorsport fan and once met Murray Walker at a book signing.
DC: Susie Dent and Greg Rusedski.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R T K A O A M U G
R02: R A T L U R A D E
R03: 50, 3, 4, 3, 7, 2. Target: 369.
TTT: PERUSHORE - "Forget about Peru, the answer's connected to Kent"
R04: W I F Y A N E P T
R05: V S J I U E N U O
R06: 6, 1, 9, 9, 1, 3. Target: 287.
R07: D R D I O E M O V
R08: L B E I F E L N T
R09: 75, 10, 7, 8, 8, 5. Target: 417.
TTT: IGREENBOY - "I'm environmentally green and I'm a great believer in this"
R10: R O S H E T I S R
R11: N M W E U I N O C
R12: N I D C O R I L S
R13: Q G S A O A T E L
R14: 9, 9, 1, 4, 4, 1. Target: 245.
R15: R E D A G E N T S (conundrum)


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Round 1: R T K A O A M U G

Tom: RAGOUT (6)
Martin: GROAT (5)
OT: RAMGOAT (7)
Score: 6–0 (max 7)

Round 2: R A T L U R A D E

Tom: ADULTER (7)
Martin: TARRED (6)
OT: RADULATE (8)
Score: 13–0 (max 15)

Round 3: 50, 3, 4, 3, 7, 2. Target: 369.

Tom: 369. ((50 + 3) x 7) - 2 (10)
Martin: 369. ((50 + 3) x 7) - 2 (10)
Score: 23–10 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: PERUSHORE -> SUPERHERO

Round 4: W I F Y A N E P T

Tom: INEPT (5)
Martin: PIETY (5)
DC: PAINT (5) PAINTY (6)
OT: NAIFTY (6) NEIFTY (6) PATINE (6) PIANET (6) PINATE (6) PINETA (6) WANTEY (6)
Score: 28–15 (max 31)

Round 5: V S J I U E N U O

Tom: VEINOUS (7)
Martin: JIVES (5)
DC: ENVIOUS (7)
OT: NIVEOUS (7)
Score: 35–15 (max 38)

Round 6: 6, 1, 9, 9, 1, 3. Target: 287.

Tom: 287. ((((9 + 1) x 9) + 6) x 3) - 1 (10)
Martin: 287. ((((9 + 1) x 9) + 6) x 3) - 1 (10)
Score: 45–25 (max 48)

Greg talks about the benefits of tennis and how to start kids into the game.

Round 7: D R D I O E M O V

Tom: MOODIER (7)
Martin: OVERDID (7)
OT: DERMOID (7) DOOMIER (7) MOIDORE (7) VROOMED (7)
Score: 52–32 (max 55)

Round 8: L B E I F E L N T

Tom: FELINE (6)
Martin: BELIEF (6)
DC: BENEFIT (7) LIFEBELT (8)
OT: BELTLINE (8)
Score: 58–38 (max 63)

Round 9: 75, 10, 7, 8, 8, 5. Target: 417.

Tom: 417. ((75 + 8) x 5) + 10 - 8 (10)
Martin: 417. ((75 + 8) x 5) + 10 - 8 (10)
Score: 68–48 (max 73)

Teatime teaser: IGREENBOY -> BIOENERGY

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

Tom: SHORTIES (8)
Martin: SHORTIES (8)
DC: HORSIEST (8)
OT: HERITORS (8) HOISTERS (8) ORTHESIS (8) REHOISTS (8) RESISTOR (8) ROISTERS (8) SORRIEST (8) STORIERS (8)
Score: 76–56 (max 81)

Round 11: N M W E U I N O C

Tom: conmen
Martin: conmen
DC: MINNOW (6)
OT: MECONIN (7)
Score: 76–56 (max 88)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "red letter day".

Round 12: N I D C O R I L S

Tom: CRINOIDS (8)
Martin: SIRLOIN (7)
DC: SILICON (7)
Score: 84–56 (max 96)

Round 13: Q G S A O A T E L

Tom: LEGATOS (7)
Martin: STOLE (5)
DC: GELATOS (7)
OT: AGELAST (7) ALGATES (7) LASTAGE (7)
Score: 91–56 (max 103)

Round 14: 9, 9, 1, 4, 4, 1. Target: 245.

Tom: 250.
Martin: 244. (9 x 9 x (4 - 1)) + 1 (7)
RR: 245. (((9 + 1) x 4) + 9) x (4 + 1) (10)
Score: 91–63 (max 113)

Round 15: R E D A G E N T S

Martin buzzes on 4.5 seconds to say ESTRANGED which is correct.
Final Score: 91–73 (max 123)

Statistics Corner

Tom:
Total score - 91
Raw score - 98
Total % of max - 74
Raw % of max - 80
Total average score per round - 6.1
Raw average score per round - 6.5
Number of maxes - 8

Martin:
Total score - 73
Raw score - 101
Total % of max - 59
Raw % of max - 82
Total average score per round - 4.9
Raw average score per round - 6.7
Number of maxes - 6

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=77
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