Friday 3rd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 88)

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Friday 3rd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 88)

Post by James Robinson » Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:22 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 3 November 2017.

C1: Champion James Riddell (1 win, 72 points.) A support worker from Glasgow.
C2: Challenger Tim Allen. A company director from Westbury, Wiltshire. He was a former professional pool player.
DC: Susie Dent and Alison Steadman.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: L T E E I M L T D
R02: T V A I R E R U L
R03: 50, 5, 4, 2, 10, 7. Target: 456.
TTT: ANKLESUCH - "His ankle was in such pain that they had to take his restraints off."
R04: S T M O I T U X I
R05: S D S E A D H N I
R06: 75, 25, 10, 4, 6, 8. Target: 950.
R07: T B N E A E Q I L
R08: D P E A P M E N T
R09: 75, 100, 5, 7, 8, 6. Target: 282.
TTT: GREATROPY - "She felt great when she arrived, but she felt very ropy when she left."
R10: S C U E P S R I V
R11: S G E I A N R N Y
R12: R H R U I W E F R
R13: C P I A D L O U G
R14: 100, 50, 25, 2, 7, 4. Target: 911.
R15: R O B O T P A I N (conundrum)


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Round 1: L T E E I M L T D

James: METTLE (6)
Tim: MILLED (6)
DC: METTLED (7)
OT: EMITTED (7) MELLITE (7) MITTLED (7)
Score: 6–6 (max 7)

Round 2: T V A I R E R U L

James: VAULTER (7)
Tim: VAULTER (7)
DC: TRAVEL (6) RURALITE (8)
Score: 13–13 (max 15)

Round 3: 50, 5, 4, 2, 10, 7. Target: 456.

James: 456. ((7 + 2) x 50) + 10 - 4 (10)
Tim: 456. ((7 + 2) x 50) + 10 - 4 (10)
Score: 23–23 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: ANKLESUCH -> UNSHACKLE

Round 4: S T M O I T U X I

James: STOUT (5)
Tim: outmix
DC: UTMOST (6)
OT: OUSTITI (7)
Score: 28–23 (max 32)

Round 5: S D S E A D H N I

James: SHANDIES (8)
Tim: HANDIES (7)
OT: ADHESINS (8)
Score: 36–23 (max 40)

Round 6: 75, 25, 10, 4, 6, 8. Target: 950.

James: 952. ((75 + 25) x 10) - (8 x 6) (7)
Tim: 948. ((75 + 25) x 10) - (8 x 6) - 4 (7)
RR: 950. ((10 x 4) - (8 - 6)) x 25 (10)
Score: 43–30 (max 50)

Alison talks about her new sitcom, Hold The Sunset.

Round 7: T B N E A E Q I L

James: ENTAIL (6)
Tim: ENABLE (6)
DC: TENABLE (7)
OT: BETAINE (7)
Score: 49–36 (max 57)

Round 8: D P E A P M E N T

James: MAPPED (6)
Tim: APPEND (6)
DC: PEDANT (6) DEMEAN (6)
OT: ADEMPT (6) APEMEN (6) DAMPEN (6) DEMENT (6) EMPTED (6) MANTED (6) MEATED (6) NAPPED (6) NEAPED (6) NEPETA (6) PANTED (6) PEATED (6) PEDATE (6) PENTAD (6) TAMPED (6) TANDEM (6) TAPPED (6) TEAMED (6) TEMPED (6)
Score: 55–42 (max 63)

Round 9: 75, 100, 5, 7, 8, 6. Target: 282.

James: -
Tim: 282. ((8 - 6) x 100) + 75 + 7 (10)
Score: 55–52 (max 73)

Teatime teaser: GREATROPY -> PARTYGOER

Round 10: S C U E P S R I V

James: PURSES (6)
Tim: pussier
DC: VIPERS (6) SPICES (6) cusser SPRUCES (7)
OT: CRUISES (7) CRUSIES (7) CURSIVE (7) PERCUSS (7) PRIUSES (7) SUSPIRE (7) UPRISES (7) VIRUSES (7)
Score: 61–52 (max 80)

Round 11: S G E I A N R N Y

James: GRANNIES (8)
Tim: GRANNIES (8)
DC: YEARNINGS (18)
Score: 69–60 (max 98)

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

Round 12: R H R U I W E F R

James: FURRIER (7)
Tim: FURRIER (7)
DC: hurrier
Score: 76–67 (max 105)

Round 13: C P I A D L O U G

James: cagoul
Tim: PLACID (6)
DC: PLACOID (7)
OT: PALUDIC (7) PODALIC (7)
Score: 76–73 (max 112)

Round 14: 100, 50, 25, 2, 7, 4. Target: 911.

James: 908. ((7 + 2) x 100) + ((50 / 25) x 4) (7)
Tim: 908. ((7 + 2) x 100) + ((50 / 25) x 4) (7)
RR: 911. ((100 - 2) x 7) + (4 x 50) + 25 (10)
Score: 83–80 (max 122)

Round 15: R O B O T P A I N

James buzzes on 5.5 seconds to say PROBATION which is correct.
Final Score: 93–80 (max 132)

Statistics Corner

James:
Total score - 93
Raw score - 93
Total % of max - 70
Raw % of max - 70
Total average score per round - 6.2
Raw average score per round - 6.2
Number of maxes - 5

Tim:
Total score - 80
Raw score - 87
Total % of max - 61
Raw % of max - 66
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 5.8
Number of maxes - 4

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