Thursday 7th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 47)

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Thursday 7th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 47)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:17 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 7 September 2017.

C1: Champion Steve Anderson (1 win, 78 points.) A chef from Uckfield, East Sussex.
C2: Challenger Sarah Holey. A marketing manager in the brick trade from Coalville, Leicestershire.
DC: Susie Dent and Gloria Hunniford.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: D U I G A Y O T S
R02: C E R U T A M S D
R03: 100, 75, 1, 5, 4, 1. Target: 419.
TTT: MARYPIANO - "Mary's so good at the piano, she's got the place on fire!"
R04: H E S I C E R S X
R05: P I N L A R L E A
R06: 100, 75, 1, 3, 7, 1. Target: 480.
R07: S E Z R U A S T Q
R08: N O R E S I K P T
R09: 100, 75, 3, 1, 9, 6. Target: 712.
TTT: BATCHWORK - "What you might've done to the smallest of fish in days gone by"
R10: F E G I T P O I F
R11: R E D E N P S U N
R12: L O W H I E N R N
R13: B I T E V O A T N
R14: 100, 75, 9, 2, 10, 1. Target: 442.
R15: T R A G I C T E E (conundrum)


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Round 1: D U I G A Y O T S

Steve: GUSTY (5)
Sarah: TODAY (5)
DC: TODAYS (6) AGOUTIS (7)
OT: OUGIYAS (7)
Score: 5–5 (max 7)

Round 2: C E R U T A M S D

Steve: MUSTARD (7)
Sarah: MATURED (7)
DC: CUSTARD (7) TRADUCES (8)
OT: EDUCRATS (8)
Score: 12–12 (max 15)

Round 3: 100, 75, 1, 5, 4, 1. Target: 419.

Steve: 417.
Sarah: 419. ((100 + 5) x 4) - 1 (10)
Score: 12–22 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: MARYPIANO -> PYROMANIA

Round 4: H E S I C E R S X

Steve: chessier
Sarah: EXCISES (7)
DC: CERISE (6) cerises
OT: RHEXISES (8) RICHESSE (8)
Score: 12–29 (max 33)

Round 5: P I N L A R L E A

Steve: PILLAR (6)
Sarah: AIRPLANE (8)
OT: RAILPLANE (18)
Score: 12–37 (max 51)

Round 6: 100, 75, 1, 3, 7, 1. Target: 480.

Steve: -
Sarah: 479. ((100 + 1) x (7 - 3)) + 75 (7)
RR: 480. ((100 + 1) x (7 - 3)) + 75 + 1 (10)
Score: 12–44 (max 61)

Gloria talks about the late, great Sir Roger Moore (in my view, the best 007). 8-) 8-) 8-)

Round 7: S E Z R U A S T Q

Steve: QUARTZ (6)
Sarah: QUARTZ (6)
DC: SQUAREST (8)
Score: 18–50 (max 69)

Round 8: N O R E S I K P T

Steve: PINKEST (7)
Sarah: STONKER (7)
DC: PROTEINS (8) PORKIEST (8)
OT: POINTERS (8) PORNIEST (8) PTERIONS (8) REPOINTS (8) TROPINES (8)
Score: 25–57 (max 77)

Round 9: 100, 75, 3, 1, 9, 6. Target: 712.

Steve: 712. ((6 + 1) x 100) + 9 + 3 (10)
Sarah: 712. ((6 + 1) x 100) + 9 + 3 (10)
Score: 35–67 (max 87)

Teatime teaser: BATCHWORK -> THROWBACK

Round 10: F E G I T P O I F

Steve: -
Sarah: TOFF (4)
DC: GIFT (4) pogie OFFIE (5)
Score: 35–71 (max 92)

Round 11: R E D E N P S U N

Steve: SPENDER (7)
Sarah: PENNED (6)
DC: ENDURES (7)
OT: REPUNNED (8) SPEEDRUN (8)
Score: 42–71 (max 100)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "a piece of cake".

Round 12: L O W H I E N R N

Steve: WHINER (6)
Sarah: howlier
DC: HOLIER (6) HOWLER (6) HEROIN (6)
OT: ONLINER (7)
Score: 48–71 (max 107)

Round 13: B I T E V O A T N

Steve: BITTEN (6)
Sarah: BOVINE (6)
DC: OBVIATE (7) NOTATIVE (8)
Score: 54–77 (max 115)

Round 14: 100, 75, 9, 2, 10, 1. Target: 442.

Steve: -
Sarah: 440. ((9 - 2 - 1) x 75) - 10 (7)
RR: 442. ((75 + 1) x (9 - 2)) + 10 - 100 (10)
Score: 54–84 (max 125)

Round 15: T R A G I C T E E

Sarah buzzes on 23.75 seconds to say CIGARETTE which is correct.
Final Score: 54–94 (max 135)

Statistics Corner

Steve:
Total score - 54
Raw score - 67
Total % of max - 40
Raw % of max - 50
Total average score per round - 3.6
Raw average score per round - 4.5
Number of maxes - 1

Sarah:
Total score - 94
Raw score - 100
Total % of max - 70
Raw % of max - 74
Total average score per round - 6.3
Raw average score per round - 6.7
Number of maxes - 3

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