Friday 29th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 63)

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Friday 29th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 63)

Post by James Robinson » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:48 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 29 September 2017.

C1: Champion Eoin Jackson (2 wins, 192 points.) An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He's wearing a purple jumper with a "#3" in a shield. :P 8-)
C2: Challenger Martin Hunter. A maths teacher from Southport, Merseyside. When he was playing under-15 cricket, he once managed to bowl out future England captain Marcus Trescothick twice!! :shock: :o 8-)
DC: Susie Dent and Jon Culshaw.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T I M O W E N O B
R02: N U O K G N I T R
R03: 50, 75, 2, 9, 5, 9. Target: 629.
TTT: ACLOTNINE - "Only a clot would think this is something to do with the number nine"
R04: V M F E I E S L F
R05: C A S E H I R A Z
R06: 100, 1, 4, 8, 10, 7. Target: 463.
R07: T O N I T O S A L
R08: D E R A P I R E S
R09: 75, 50, 2, 1, 3, 4. Target: 150.
TTT: LADYTRAIN - "The lady on the train smiled at me with so much joy"
R10: T X H O A I R S G
R11: D E R A J U D A R
R12: T P O I W N P L E
R13: Y O T E G I D A S
R14: 4, 1, 5, 6, 2, 2. Target: 217.
R15: G U N G L I D I N (conundrum)


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Round 1: T I M O W E N O B

Eoin: misdeclared 6
Martin: EMOTION (7)
OT: TWOONIE (7) WEBTOON (7)
Score: 0–7 (max 7)

Round 2: N U O K G N I T R

Eoin: TOURING (7)
Martin: TURNING (7)
DC: ROUTING (7) KNOUTING (8)
OT: RONUKING (8) TRUNKING (8)
Score: 7–14 (max 15)

Round 3: 50, 75, 2, 9, 5, 9. Target: 629.

Eoin: 629. (9 x 75) - 50 + 9 - 5 (10)
Martin: 629. (9 x 75) - 50 + 9 - 5 (10)
Score: 17–24 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: ACLOTNINE -> OCTENNIAL

Round 4: V M F E I E S L F

Eoin: FEELS (5)
Martin: FLIES (5)
DC: SELFIE (6)
OT: LEVIES (6) MESELF (6)
Score: 22–29 (max 31)

Round 5: C A S E H I R A Z

Eoin: CHASER (6)
Martin: CHAIRS (6)
DC: ARCHAIZES (18)
Score: 28–35 (max 49)

Round 6: 100, 1, 4, 8, 10, 7. Target: 463.

Eoin: 463. (100 x 4) + (7 x 10) - 8 + 1 (10)
Martin: 463. Mistake in working.
Score: 38–35 (max 59)

Jon does a fantastic Boris Johnson impression, followed by an equally impressive take on Donald Trump. :lol: :lol:

Round 7: T O N I T O S A L

Eoin: LOTIONS (7)
Martin: STATION (7)
DC: TALONS (6)
OT: OLATIONS (8) OSTINATO (8) STATOLON (8)
Score: 45–42 (max 67)

Round 8: D E R A P I R E S

Eoin: repraised
Martin: REPAIRED (8)
DC: despairer DRAPERIES (18)
Score: 45–50 (max 85)

Round 9: 75, 50, 2, 1, 3, 4. Target: 150.

Eoin: 150. 75 x 2 (10)
Martin: 150. 75 x 2 (10)
Score: 55–60 (max 95)

Teatime teaser: LADYTRAIN -> RADIANTLY

Round 10: T X H O A I R S G

Eoin: GOATISH (7)
Martin: RATIOS (6)
OT: AGISTOR (7) ORGIAST (7)
Score: 62–60 (max 102)

Round 11: D E R A J U D A R

Eoin: JUDDER (6)
Martin: JARRED (6)
DC: ADJURED (7)
OT: ADJURER (7)
Score: 68–66 (max 109)

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

Round 12: T P O I W N P L E

Eoin: POINTE (6)
Martin: TOPPLE (6)
DC: TOWLINE (7)
OT: PLENIPO (7) POINTEL (7) PONTILE (7) POTLINE (7)
Score: 74–72 (max 116)

Round 13: Y O T E G I D A S

Eoin: GODETIAS (8)
Martin: DOTAGES (7)
Score: 82–72 (max 124)

Round 14: 4, 1, 5, 6, 2, 2. Target: 217.

Eoin: 217. ((5 + 2 + 2) x 4 x 6) + 1 (10)
Martin: 212.
Score: 92–72 (max 134)

Round 15: G U N G L I D I N

Martin buzzes on 3.75 seconds to say INDULGING which is correct.
Final Score: 92–82 (max 144)

Statistics Corner

Eoin:
Total score - 92
Raw score - 92
Total % of max - 64
Raw % of max - 64
Total average score per round - 6.1
Raw average score per round - 6.1
Number of maxes - 6

Martin:
Total score - 82
Raw score - 102
Total % of max - 57
Raw % of max - 71
Total average score per round - 5.5
Raw average score per round - 6.8
Number of maxes - 4

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

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