Friday 10th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 93)

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Friday 10th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 93)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:58 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 10 November 2017.

C1: Champion James Riddell (6 wins, 500 points.) A support worker from Glasgow.
C2: Challenger Graeme Staples. A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. He's couchsurfing around the world and is collecting photos of all these for a book.
DC: Susie Dent and Margaret Mountford.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: E A N P I O S T X
R02: S A G W I U T R E
R03: 25, 100, 3, 8, 7, 2. Target: 826.
TTT: SEEPORTLY - "You can often see portly men wearing this fabric at a football match."
R04: D A R B I S R E N
R05: O E M P I U T Q L
R06: 50, 75, 4, 8, 5, 10. Target: 697.
R07: V S T E I P R G U
R08: V E N C I R W E S
R09: 100, 9, 6, 3, 4, 1. Target: 226.
TTT: BRIDESHUB - "The bride's husband talked down about the wedding reception."
R10: T A D S E I L D N
R11: O E Z T R U E L T
R12: R A M T O I D F O
R13: A I L D A S G E M
R14: 25, 100, 8, 6, 6, 4. Target: 609.
R15: C U T I E L O O N (conundrum)


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Round 1: E A N P I O S T X

James: PANTIES (7)
Graeme: PANTIES (7)
DC: POXIEST (7)
OT: ATONIES (7) ATOPIES (7) OPIATES (7) PATINES (7) PIANETS (7) PINATES (7) PINAXES (7) POINTES (7) SAPIENT (7) SEXTAIN (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 7)

Round 2: S A G W I U T R E

James: GUSTIER (7)
Graeme: SATIRE (6)
DC: WAITERS (7) GUITARS (7) TRIAGES (7)
OT: AGISTER (7) EARWIGS (7) GAITERS (7) GUTSIER (7) STAGIER (7) WARIEST (7)
Score: 14–7 (max 14)

Round 3: 25, 100, 3, 8, 7, 2. Target: 826.

James: 826. (8 x 100) + 3 - 2 + 25 (10)
Graeme: 826. (8 x 100) + 3 - 2 + 25 (10)
Score: 24–17 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: SEEPORTLY -> POLYESTER

Round 4: D A R B I S R E N

James: braiders
Graeme: BRANDIES (8)
DC: BRANDERS (8) RAIDERS (7) BRAISED (7) SIDEBAR (7)
OT: DRAINERS (8) REBRANDS (8) SERRANID (8)
Score: 24–25 (max 32)

Round 5: O E M P I U T Q L

James: IMPUTE (6)
Graeme: LIMPET (6)
DC: PIQUET (6) MOTILE (6)
OT: MOULIE (6) MULTIP (6) MUTILE (6) OPTIME (6) OUTLIE (6) PILEUM (6) PIOLET (6) PLUMET (6) PLUTEI (6) PLUTIE (6) POLITE (6) POULET (6) TUPELO (6) ULTIMO (6) UPTIME (6)
Score: 30–31 (max 38)

Round 6: 50, 75, 4, 8, 5, 10. Target: 697.

James: 696.
Graeme: 697. (10 x 75) - 50 - (8 - 5) (10)
Score: 30–41 (max 48)

Margaret talks about the Greek mythological beings, Clytemnestra and Clytie.

Round 7: V S T E I P R G U

James: GUSTIER (7)
Graeme: GUSTIER (7)
DC: PISTEUR (7)
OT: GRIVETS (7) GUTSIER (7) PERITUS (7) PRIVETS (7) RUPTIVE (7) VIRTUES (7)
Score: 37–48 (max 55)

Round 8: V E N C I R W E S

James: SINCERE (7)
Graeme: WINCERS (7)
DC: VIEWERS (7) REVIEWS (7) NEWSIER (7)
OT: CERESIN (7) CERVINE (7) ENVIERS (7) EVINCES (7) INVERSE (7) SERVICE (7) VEINERS (7) VERSINE (7) WIENERS (7) WIVERNS (7)
Score: 44–55 (max 62)

Round 9: 100, 9, 6, 3, 4, 1. Target: 226.

James: 227. ((6 - 4) x 100) + (9 x 3) (7)
Graeme: -
RR: 226. ((6 - 4) x 100) + (9 x 3) - 1 (10)
Score: 51–55 (max 72)

Teatime teaser: BRIDESHUB -> RUBBISHED

Round 10: T A D S E I L D N

James: laddiest
Graeme: DANDIEST (8)
DC: ENTAILS (7) SALIENT (7) LANDTIES (8)
OT: TIDELANDS (18)
Score: 51–63 (max 90)

Round 11: O E Z T R U E L T

James: OUTLET (6)
Graeme: ROULETTE (8)
DC: ROTULET (7)
Score: 51–71 (max 98)

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

Round 12: R A M T O I D F O

James: ADROIT (6)
Graeme: DOORMAT (7)
DC: MORDITA (7)
OT: MAROODI (7) MATROID (7) MORTIDO (7)
Score: 51–78 (max 105)

Round 13: A I L D A S G E M

James: MEDALS (6)
Graeme: MISLEAD (7)
DC: DAMAGES (7) MALADIES (8)
OT: ALMADIES (8) DIALAGES (8) MAGADISE (8)
Score: 51–85 (max 113)

Round 14: 25, 100, 8, 6, 6, 4. Target: 609.

James: 608. (6 x 100) + 8 (7)
Graeme: 608. (6 x 100) + 8 (7)
RR: 609. (6 x 100) + 8 + 25 - (6 x 4) (10)
Score: 58–92 (max 123)

Round 15: C U T I E L O O N

Graeme buzzes on 2.5 seconds to say ELOCUTION which is correct.
Final Score: 58–102 (max 133)

Statistics Corner

James:
Total score - 58
Raw score - 83
Total % of max - 44
Raw % of max - 62
Total average score per round - 3.9
Raw average score per round - 5.5
Number of maxes - 6

Graeme:
Total score - 102
Raw score - 108
Total % of max - 77
Raw % of max - 81
Total average score per round - 6.8
Raw average score per round - 7.2
Number of maxes - 10 8-)

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