Monday 10th July 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 6)

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Monday 10th July 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 6)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:19 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 10 July 2017.

C1: Champion Tom Chafer-Cook (7 wins, 798 points.) An Apteforumite and software developer from Horsehay, Shropshire.
C2: Challenger Barry Taylor. A former sales adviser and manufacturing technician from Sunderland. He once came home from his night shift and couldn't get inside his own house, because his new rescue dog thought he was an intruder!! :P :P :lol: :lol:
DC: Susie Dent and Suzannah Lipscomb, making her DC debut.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: P N G E O E S O X
R02: S N A K F E I R E
R03: 100, 4, 1, 7, 7, 6. Target: 382.
TTT: EARTHWEED - "Got through the storm, but looked rather worn afterwards"
R04: F A I N A D E Z L
R05: G V G E I A T I H
R06: 50, 75, 9, 10, 9, 5. Target: 228.
R07: W C S E O E T O S
R08: A E Q A D R L E R
R09: 100, 7, 5, 1, 7, 3. Target: 986.
TTT: SICKPATCH - "Thanks to this, your lips will stay crack-free"
R10: I A E T J M O T B
R11: D L S A U I D U I
R12: N L E R V U E O T
R13: P H R I I O T A L
R14: 50, 2, 7, 6, 5, 4. Target: 910.
R15: A C I D L O U T S (conundrum)


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Round 1: P N G E O E S O X

Tom: PONGEES (7)
Barry: SPONGE (6)
DC: EXPOSE (6)
Score: 7–0 (max 7)

Round 2: S N A K F E I R E

Tom: SNEAKIER (8)
Barry: SNAKIER (7)
DC: REFINES (7)
OT: FAKERIES (8)
Score: 15–0 (max 15)

Round 3: 100, 4, 1, 7, 7, 6. Target: 382.

Tom: 382. ((100 - 6) x 4) + 7 - 1 (10)
Barry: 381.
Score: 25–0 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: EARTHWEED -> WEATHERED

Round 4: F A I N A D E Z L

Tom: FINALE (6)
Barry: LAZED (5)
DC: FAILED (6)
OT: ADALINE (7) AFZELIA (7) FAZENDA (7)
Score: 31–0 (max 32)

Round 5: G V G E I A T I H

Tom: EIGHT (5)
Barry: GATE (4)
OT: AGGIE (5) AIGHT (5)
Score: 36–0 (max 37)

Round 6: 50, 75, 9, 10, 9, 5. Target: 228.

Tom: 229. ((75 - 50) x 9) + 9 - 5 (7)
Barry: 231.
RR: 228. ((((50 - 10) / 5) + 9) x 9) + 75 (10)
Score: 43–0 (max 47)

Suzannah talks about leisure activities during Tudor times.

Round 7: W C S E O E T O S

Tom: SWEETS (6)
Barry: COSSET (6)
DC: SCOOTS (6) STOWS (5)
OT: OCTOSES (7)
Score: 49–6 (max 54)

Round 8: A E Q A D R L E R

Tom: DEALER (6)
Barry: DEARER (6)
DC: LEADER (6) REREAD (6)
OT: LARDER (6) READER (6) REALER (6) REARED (6) REDEAL (6) REDEAR (6) RELADE (6)
Score: 55–12 (max 60)

Round 9: 100, 7, 5, 1, 7, 3. Target: 986.

Tom: 986. ((3 - 1) x 5 x 100) - (7 + 7) (10)
Barry: 990.
Score: 65–12 (max 70)

Teatime teaser: SICKPATCH -> CHAPSTICK

Round 10: I A E T J M O T B

Tom: TAMBOTIE (8)
Barry: bottie
Score: 73–12 (max 78)

Round 11: D L S A U I D U I

Tom: DIALS (5)
Barry: LAUDS (5)
DC: LADDUS (6)
Score: 78–17 (max 84)

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

Round 12: N L E R V U E O T

Tom: TOLUENE (7)
Barry: REVUE (5)
DC: VOLUNTEER (18)
Score: 85–17 (max 102)

Round 13: P H R I I O T A L

Tom: THORIA (6)
Barry: TRAIL (5)
DC: PORTAL (6)
OT: PILOTARI (8) POITRAIL (8)
Score: 91–17 (max 110)

Round 14: 50, 2, 7, 6, 5, 4. Target: 910.

Tom: 911. ((5 - 2) x 6 x 50) + 7 + 4 (7)
Barry: 908.
RR: 910. (((6 - 2) x 5 x 4) + 50) x 7 (10)
Score: 98–17 (max 120)

Round 15: A C I D L O U T S

No one buzzes. The answer was CUSTODIAL.
Final Score: 98–17 (max 130)

So, Tom becomes an OCTOCHAMP with a total of 896 points. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

He becomes #1 seed for now, although since he's the only winner in this series so far, that's not too surprising... :P :P :lol: :lol:

Statistics Corner

Tom:
Total score - 98
Raw score - 98
Total % of max - 75
Raw % of max - 75
Total average score per round - 6.5
Raw average score per round - 6.5
Number of maxes - 7

Barry:
Total score - 17
Raw score - 77
Total % of max - 13
Raw % of max - 59
Total average score per round - 1.1
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 1

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=77
WE ARE PREMIER LEAGUE!!!
UP THE MIGHTY TERRIERS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

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