Tuesday 3rd October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 65)

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Tuesday 3rd October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 65)

Post by James Robinson » Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:45 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 3 October 2017.

C1: Champion Eoin Jackson (4 wins, 370 points.) An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He's wearing a blue jumper with a "#5" in a shield. :P 8-)
C2: Challenger Jaysal Patel. A GP from Stone, Buckinghamshire. He's a qualified scuba diver and has dove off the Great Barrier Reef.
DC: Susie Dent and Jon Culshaw.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: C E R I P A H O R
R02: P A R I B A D I H
R03: 5, 9, 7, 1, 10, 8. Target: 874.
TTT: LENADMITS - "Len admits that it's time to put the gazebo away for the winter"
R04: W E L U N E D O G
R05: R A T E V O R E T
R06: 25, 100, 75, 50, 5, 9. Target: 863.
R07: R O N U V I B E S
R08: N U R E L I T E P
R09: 75, 50, 8, 5, 4, 10. Target: 834.
TTT: DOEACHNUT - "You do a rough total of each nut you can see."
R10: Q T A I S A R O L
R11: N A L I Y E R O D
R12: S U T E G A M I J
R13: S A M U S E P A S
R14: 75, 3, 4, 8, 2, 7. Target: 146.
R15: W I L L I B O N G (conundrum)


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Round 1: C E R I P A H O R

Eoin: poacher (declared as 8)
Jaysal: CHIRP (5)
DC: POACHER (7)
OT: REPROACH (8)
Score: 0–5 (max 8)

Round 2: P A R I B A D I H

Eoin: airpad
Jaysal: PARIAH (6)
DC: DIAPIR (6)
OT: RAPHIA (6) RAPHID (6)
Score: 0–11 (max 14)

Round 3: 5, 9, 7, 1, 10, 8. Target: 874.

Eoin: 873. (((8 + 1) x 10) + 7) x 9 (7)
Jaysal: -
RR: 874. ((7 + 5) x 9 x 8) + 10 (10)
Score: 7–11 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: LENADMITS -> DISMANTLE

Round 4: W E L U N E D O G

Eoin: GLOWED (6)
Jaysal: -
DC: LOUNGED (7)
OT: EUGENOL (7) LOWENED (7) UNLODGE (7)
Score: 13–11 (max 31)

Round 5: R A T E V O R E T

Eoin: OVEREAT (7)
Jaysal: REVERT (6)
DC: OVERRATE (8) OVERTREAT (18)
Score: 20–11 (max 49)

Round 6: 25, 100, 75, 50, 5, 9. Target: 863.

Eoin: 864. (100 - (5 - ((25 + 50) / 75))) x 9 (7)
Jaysal: 863. Mistake in working.
OT: 863. ((100 - (75 / 25)) x 9) - (50 / 5) (10)
Score: 27–11 (max 59)

Jon does some impressions of Ian Hislop and Shaggy.

Round 7: R O N U V I B E S

Eoin: BOVINES (7)
Jaysal: BRUISE (6)
OT: BOUVIERS (8) BRUNOISE (8) SOUVENIR (8)
Score: 34–11 (max 67)

Round 8: N U R E L I T E P

Eoin: REPTILE (7)
Jaysal: REPTILE (7)
DC: PERILUNE (8)
OT: PLEURITE (8) RETINULE (8)
Score: 41–18 (max 75)

Round 9: 75, 50, 8, 5, 4, 10. Target: 834.

Eoin: 833. ((5 - 4 + 10) x 75) + 8 (7)
Jaysal: 836.
RR: 834. ((75 + 8) x 10) +4 (10)
Score: 48–18 (max 85)

Teatime teaser: DOEACHNUT -> HEADCOUNT

Round 10: Q T A I S A R O L

Eoin: TRIALS (6)
Jaysal: TAILORS (7)
DC: LARIATS (7) ASTRAL (6)
OT: ALASTOR (7) ORALIST (7) ROSALIA (7) SLIOTAR (7) SOLARIA (7) SOLATIA (7) TARIQAS (7)
Score: 48–25 (max 92)

Round 11: N A L I Y E R O D

Eoin: ALIENOR (7)
Jaysal: NAILED (6)
DC: ANEROID (7) READILY (7) RANDILY (7)
OT: ADINOLE (7) AILERON (7) ALERION (7) DARIOLE (7) INLAYER (7) LADRONE (7) NAILERY (7) NAILROD (7) ORDINAL (7) RADIOLE (7) RODINAL (7)
Score: 55–25 (max 99)

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

Round 12: S U T E G A M I J

Eoin: GAMIEST (7)
Jaysal: IMAGES (6)
OT: MUTAGES (7) SIGMATE (7)
Score: 62–25 (max 106)

Round 13: S A M U S E P A S

Eoin: ASSUMES (7)
Jaysal: ASSUMES (7)
DC: AMASSES (7)
OT: EMPUSAS (7) PASSUMS (7)
Score: 69–32 (max 113)

Round 14: 75, 3, 4, 8, 2, 7. Target: 146.

Eoin: 146. (75 x 2) - 4 (10)
Jaysal: 146. (75 x 2) - 4 (10)
Score: 79–42 (max 123)

Round 15: W I L L I B O N G

Jaysal buzzes on 2.25 seconds to say BILLOWING which is correct.
Final Score: 79–52 (max 133)

Statistics Corner

Eoin:
Total score - 79
Raw score - 85
Total % of max - 59
Raw % of max - 64
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 5.7
Number of maxes - 4

Jaysal:
Total score - 52
Raw score - 83
Total % of max - 39
Raw % of max - 62
Total average score per round - 3.5
Raw average score per round - 5.5
Number of maxes - 5

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