Monday 11th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 49)

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Monday 11th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 49)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:34 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 11 September 2017.

C1: Champion Sarah Holey (2 wins, 213 points.) A marketing manager in the brick trade from Coalville, Leicestershire.
C2: Challenger Tony Enright. A semi-retired taxi driver from Blackheath, London. He has been a cabbie for 40 years. He's a keen cricketer and started The Pirate Cricket Club 35 years ago. He also enjoys tennis, swimming and golf.
DC: Susie Dent and Gloria Hunniford.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: S H E F A S E N R
R02: P I Y E S O T A P
R03: 75, 50, 8, 9, 5, 7. Target: 785.
TTT: DUDLEYLED - "Dudley was led to believe he could be funny at times"
R04: T U L E M I R D B
R05: N U T O W A L M I
R06: 50, 5, 5, 2, 9, 1. Target: 455.
R07: R I M E V O R C R
R08: H A N I T E F S D
R09: 75, 8, 4, 7, 6, 3. Target: 222.
TTT: RULEAGAIN - "What a pain this is, an absolute pain!"
R10: T A D O S A N E D
R11: Q I O E N K R V Z
R12: N A L O R A L E S
R13: C I J E A G S T M
R14: 1, 4, 5, 8, 5, 9. Target: 334.
R15: S P I C E D I E T (conundrum)


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Round 1: S H E F A S E N R

Sarah: HARNESS (7)
Tony: SHARE (5)
DC: FRESHENS (8)
OT: SAFENERS (8)
Score: 7–0 (max 8)

Round 2: P I Y E S O T A P

Sarah: PASTE (5)
Tony: soaps
DC: PESTO (5) PATOIS (6) APPOSITE (8)
OT: YAPPIEST (8)
Score: 12–0 (max 16)

Round 3: 75, 50, 8, 9, 5, 7. Target: 785.

Sarah: 786. Mistake in working.
Tony: -
RR: 785. ((9 + 7) x 50) - (75 / 5) (10)
Score: 12–0 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: DUDLEYLED -> DELUDEDLY

Round 4: T U L E M I R D B

Sarah: TUMBLED (7)
Tony: BUILDER (7)
DC: TUMBLER (7) BLURTED (7)
OT: MULTIBED (8)
Score: 19–7 (max 34)

Round 5: N U T O W A L M I

Sarah: mailout
Tony: OUTLAW (6)
DC: MANITOU (7)
OT: TINAMOU (7)
Score: 19–13 (max 41)

Round 6: 50, 5, 5, 2, 9, 1. Target: 455.

Sarah: 455. (9 x 50) + 5 (10)
Tony: 455. (9 x 50) + 5 (10)
Score: 29–23 (max 51)

Gloria talks about her 9th year of hosting Rip-Off Britain.

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

Sarah: MIRROR (6)
Tony: MIRROR (6)
DC: RIVER (5) CORRIE (6)
OT: VOICER (6)
Score: 35–29 (max 57)

Round 8: H A N I T E F S D

Sarah: HANDIEST (8)
Tony: HANDIEST (8)
DC: DEFIANT (7) FAINTED (7) SHAFTED (7)
Score: 43–37 (max 65)

Round 9: 75, 8, 4, 7, 6, 3. Target: 222.

Sarah: 222. (75 x 3) - (7 - 4) (10)
Tony: 222. (75 - (7 - 6)) x 3 (10)
Score: 53–47 (max 75)

Teatime teaser: RULEAGAIN -> NEURALGIA

Round 10: T A D O S A N E D

Sarah: DONATED (7)
Tony: DONATED (7)
DC: DONATES (7)
OT: ANSATED (7) ANTODES (7) ONSTEAD (7)
Score: 60–54 (max 82)

Round 11: Q I O E N K R V Z

Sarah: OVER (4)
Tony: ZONE (4)
DC: INVOKER (7)
Score: 64–58 (max 89)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "fib" and "white lie".

Round 12: N A L O R A L E S

Sarah: LOANERS (7)
Tony: LOANERS (7)
DC: LLANEROS (8)
Score: 71–65 (max 97)

Round 13: C I J E A G S T M

Sarah: CAGIEST (7)
Tony: CAGIEST (7)
DC: MAJESTIC (8)
Score: 78–72 (max 105)

Round 14: 1, 4, 5, 8, 5, 9. Target: 334.

Sarah: 330. ((8 x 4) + 1) x (5 + 5) (7)
Tony: 330. ((8 x 4) + 1) x (5 + 5) (7)
RR: 334. (((5 x 5) + 8 + 4) x 9) + 1 (10)
Score: 85–79 (max 115)

Round 15: S P I C E D I E T

Sarah buzzes on 23.75 seconds to say PESTICIDE which is correct.
Final Score: 95–79 (max 125)

Statistics Corner

Sarah:
Total score - 95
Raw score - 95
Total % of max - 76
Raw % of max - 76
Total average score per round - 6.3
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 6

Tony:
Total score - 79
Raw score - 84
Total % of max - 63
Raw % of max - 67
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 5.6
Number of maxes - 5

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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