Wednesday 6th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 46)

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Wednesday 6th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 46)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:27 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 6 September 2017.

C1: Champion Nikki Saarsteiner (4 wins, 317 points.) A barrister from Dublin.
C2: Challenger Steve Anderson. A chef from Uckfield, East Sussex. In the winter season, he worked in Val Thorens, France and enjoyed snowboarding.
DC: Susie Dent and Gloria Hunniford.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: O I N R T Q A S G
R02: R U P S I L E U R
R03: 50, 75, 25, 3, 6, 10. Target: 941.
TTT: PATESIGHT - "This dish is very popular in the Western world"
R04: P E T A V P O E D
R05: M T I U N B O E G
R06: 25, 50, 3, 3, 10, 5. Target: 231.
R07: I O A N D L F E W
R08: L T O D A U A T S
R09: 100, 25, 75, 50, 9, 7. Target: 695.
TTT: SATANBEEF - "No beef on the menu, just lots and lots of musical fruit"
R10: J E N B I F S N O
R11: W U E T H R I A D
R12: K E T V U M S I U
R13: E O N M R I L E R
R14: 100, 25, 9, 8, 10, 1. Target: 278.
R15: G E N T M I N C E (conundrum)


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Round 1: O I N R T Q A S G

Nikki: ORATING (7)
Steve: RATINGS (7)
DC: ROASTING (8) ORGANIST (8)
OT: SIGNATOR (8)
Score: 7–7 (max 8)

Round 2: R U P S I L E U R

Nikki: purile
Steve: PERILS (6)
DC: USURPER (7) PURRIES (7)
OT: PURLIEUS (8)
Score: 7–13 (max 16)

Round 3: 50, 75, 25, 3, 6, 10. Target: 941.

Nikki: 944. ((10 + 3) x 75) - 25 - 6 (7)
Steve: 944. ((10 + 3) x 75) - 25 - 6 (7)
RR: 941. ((75 + 25) x 10) - 50 - 6 - 3 (10)
Score: 14–20 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: PATESIGHT -> SPAGHETTI

Round 4: P E T A V P O E D

Nikki: TAPPED (6)
Steve: potted
DC: ADOPTEE (7)
Score: 20–20 (max 33)

Round 5: M T I U N B O E G

Nikki: TUBING (6)
Steve: TUBING (6)
DC: BITUMEN (7)
OT: EMOTING (7) MITOGEN (7) MUNGITE (7)
Score: 26–26 (max 40)

Round 6: 25, 50, 3, 3, 10, 5. Target: 231.

Nikki: 231. (5 x 50) - 10 - (3 x 3) (10)
Steve: 231. (5 x 50) - 10 - (3 x 3) (10)
Score: 36–36 (max 50)

Gloria talks about her SEVENTY years of broadcasting.

Round 7: I O A N D L F E W

Nikki: FLAWED (6)
Steve: FAILED (6)
DC: DOWEL (5) FONDLE (6)
OT: ADINOLE (7) OLDWIFE (7)
Score: 42–42 (max 57)

Round 8: L T O D A U A T S

Nikki: ADULTS (6)
Steve: OUTLAST (7)
DC: TOSTADA (7)
Score: 42–49 (max 64)

Round 9: 100, 25, 75, 50, 9, 7. Target: 695.

Nikki: 691.
Steve: 697. (7 x 100) - (75 / 25) (7)
RR: 695. (7 x 100) - ((75 + 50) / 25) (10)
Score: 42–56 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: SATANBEEF -> BEANFEAST

Round 10: J E N B I F S N O

Nikki: BONNIES (7)
Steve: BONES (5)
DC: BENISON (7)
OT: ENJOINS (7)
Score: 49–56 (max 81)

Round 11: W U E T H R I A D

Nikki: WITHER (6)
Steve: HATRED (6)
DC: RAWHIDE (7) WRITHED (7)
OT: ADITHER (7)
Score: 55–62 (max 88)

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

Round 12: K E T V U M S I U

Nikki: MUSKET (6)
Steve: MUSKET (6)
DC: KISMET (6)
OT: KUMITE (6)
Score: 61–68 (max 94)

Round 13: E O N M R I L E R

Nikki: RELINER (7)
Steve: molier
DC: MOILER (6) LORIMER (7)
OT: LORINER (7) MERLION (7)
Score: 68–68 (max 101)

Round 14: 100, 25, 9, 8, 10, 1. Target: 278.

Nikki: 277. ((25 + 1) x 10) + 9 + 8 (7)
Steve: 275.
RR: 278. (25 x 10) + 100 - (9 x 8) (10)
Score: 75–68 (max 111)

Round 15: G E N T M I N C E

Steve buzzes on 5.75 seconds to say CEMENTING which is correct.
Final Score: 75–78 (max 121)

Statistics Corner

Nikki:
Total score - 75
Raw score - 88
Total % of max - 62
Raw % of max - 73
Total average score per round - 5.0
Raw average score per round - 5.9
Number of maxes - 4

Steve:
Total score - 78
Raw score - 90
Total % of max - 64
Raw % of max - 74
Total average score per round - 5.2
Raw average score per round - 6.0
Number of maxes - 4

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