Wednesday 20th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 56)

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Wednesday 20th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 56)

Post by James Robinson » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:02 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 20 September 2017.

C1: Champion Phil Peel (1 win, 103 points.) A business analyst from Durham.
C2: Challenger Joe Ellis. A product manager from Leeds, but is originally from East Sussex. He loves horse racing and hopes to get to every racecourse in the UK, having been to 12 so far.
DC: Susie Dent and Steve Backshall.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: D I P E V A R L B
R02: L U T E A S M I W
R03: 75, 3, 4, 7, 6, 9. Target: 911.
TTT: CLUBDENIM - "You might get to the bottom of this, but as OF yet, nobody has got to the top"
R04: A E N S O D P U Z
R05: T O I W D S E F S
R06: 100, 75, 2, 6, 8, 5. Target: 799.
R07: R A S T O S E B Y
R08: N R O I M C E N H
R09: 50, 9, 4, 6, 1, 3. Target: 512.
TTT: BOARDMATE - "They say he's a very attractive man. Well, hello sailor!"
R10: A O R T L E G M A
R11: L I J T E T L U D
R12: R A N P E I D E S
R13: C I S E V R I O T
R14: 25, 100, 8, 9, 7, 7. Target: 523.
R15: R I N G M A I D S (conundrum)


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Round 1: D I P E V A R L B

Phil: RAILED (6)
Joe: VARIED (6)
DC: VIPER (5) PIEBALD (7) PREVAIL (7)
OT: DEPRIVAL (8) DRIVABLE (8)
Score: 6–6 (max 8)

Round 2: L U T E A S M I W

Phil: SALUTE (6)
Joe: STEAM (5)
DC: TEALS (5) MUESLI (6) SIMULATE (8)
OT: ALUMITES (8)
Score: 12–6 (max 16)

Round 3: 75, 3, 4, 7, 6, 9. Target: 911.

Phil: 911. ((9 + 3) x 75) + 7 + 4 (10)
Joe: 911. ((9 + 3) x 75) + 7 + 4 (10)
Score: 22–16 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: CLUBDENIM -> UNCLIMBED

Round 4: A E N S O D P U Z

Phil: POUNDS (6)
Joe: POUNDS (6)
DC: ZOEAS (5) DAPSONE (7)
OT: ADENOUS (7) DOUANES (7) POSAUNE (7) UNPOSED (7)
Score: 28–22 (max 33)

Round 5: T O I W D S E F S

Phil: TOSSED (6)
Joe: DOWSE (5)
DC: FOISTED (7)
OT: SOFTIES (7)
Score: 34–22 (max 40)

Round 6: 100, 75, 2, 6, 8, 5. Target: 799.

Phil: 799. (100 x 8) - (6 - 5) (10)
Joe: 799. (100 x 8) - (6 - 5) (10)
Score: 44–32 (max 50)

Steve talks about animal that have surprised him on his adventures.

Round 7: R A S T O S E B Y

Phil: BASTERS (7)
Joe: BOASTERS (8)
DC: OYSTERS (7) BEARS (5) ASPS (4)
OT: OBERTASS (8) ROSEBAYS (8)
Score: 44–40 (max 58)

Round 8: N R O I M C E N H

Phil: MINCER (6)
Joe: CHIMER (6)
DC: RHINO (5) NICHROME (8) CHOIRMEN (8)
Score: 50–46 (max 66)

Round 9: 50, 9, 4, 6, 1, 3. Target: 512.

Phil: 512. ((9 + 1) x 50) + (4 x 3) (10)
Joe: 512. ((9 + 1) x 50) + (4 x 3) (10)
Score: 60–56 (max 76)

Teatime teaser: BOARDMATE -> DREAMBOAT

Round 10: A O R T L E G M A

Phil: GLOATER (7)
Joe: -
DC: RATEL (5) MARGATE (7)
OT: GREMOLATA (18)
Score: 67–56 (max 94)

Round 11: L I J T E T L U D

Phil: JILTED (6)
Joe: littled
DC: TIT (3) DILUTE (6) LITTLE (6)
OT: ILLUDE (6) JUTTED (6) LILTED (6) TILLED (6) TILTED (6) TITLED (6)
Score: 73–56 (max 100)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "pillar to post".

Round 12: R A N P E I D E S

Phil: SPRAINED (8)
Joe: PRIDES (6)
DC: SPIDER (6) PARDS (5)
OT: AIRSPEED (8) ARSENIDE (8) NEARSIDE (8) PANIERED (8) PENAEIDS (8) SIDEREAN (8) SPEEDRAN (8)
Score: 81–56 (max 108)

Round 13: C I S E V R I O T

Phil: EVICTORS (8)
Joe: TROVES (6)
DC: CIVETS (6) VICTORIES (18)
Score: 89–56 (max 126)

Round 14: 25, 100, 8, 9, 7, 7. Target: 523.

Phil: 524. (100 x 7) - (25 x 7) - (9 - 8) (7)
Joe: -
RR: 523. ((100 - 25) x 7) - (9 - 7) (10)
Score: 96–56 (max 136)

Round 15: R I N G M A I D S

No one buzzes. The answer was DISARMING.
Final Score: 96–56 (max 146)

Statistics Corner

Phil:
Total score - 96
Raw score - 103
Total % of max - 66
Raw % of max - 71
Total average score per round - 6.4
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 6

Joe:
Total score - 56
Raw score - 78
Total % of max - 38
Raw % of max - 53
Total average score per round - 3.7
Raw average score per round - 5.2
Number of maxes - 4

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