Tuesday 28th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 104)

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Tuesday 28th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 104)

Post by James Robinson » Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:49 am

Countdown recap for Tuesday 28 November 2017.

C1: Champion Bradley Horrocks (3 wins, 338 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester.
C2: Challenger Laurie Dyer. A retired police officer from Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. He works for a charity to protect Springer Spaniels, after purchasing a rescue Springer Spaniel five years ago.
DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Linda Papadopoulos.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: I N A R O S A H R
R02: S M E S I N O R G
R03: 4, 1, 2, 5, 10, 6. Target: 842.
TTT: RAISETIPS - "The tarts on offer raise a lot of tips for the cake maker."
R04: T C P I E N T I A
R05: O D A V E N E P R
R06: 100, 9, 4, 8, 1, 7. Target: 307.
R07: I E O W T R I S H
R08: F L E U P G O E D
R09: 1, 9, 4, 1, 9, 3. Target: 537.
TTT: DESIREGET - "His desire to get as much money as possible was insatiable."
R10: T E Q B J I U S T
R11: A O E D R T N I L
R12: R S M A E X G A T
R13: U A E A M D B N L
R14: 100, 75, 5, 4, 3, 8. Target: 922.
R15: L I N N E T E G G (conundrum)


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Round 1: I N A R O S A H R

Bradley: ROSARIA (7)
Laurie: RHINOS (6)
DC: ROSARIAN (8)
Score: 7–0 (max 8)

Round 2: S M E S I N O R G

Bradley: MESSING (7)
Laurie: MESSING (7)
DC: GORINESS (8) REGIONS (7)
OT: GRIMNESS (8) MINORESS (8) OGREISMS (8)
Score: 14–7 (max 16)

Round 3: 4, 1, 2, 5, 10, 6. Target: 842.

Bradley: 841. (((5 x 2) + 4) x 10 x 6) + 1 (7)
Laurie: -
RR: 842. (((10 + 4) x 6 x 5) + 1) x 2 (10)
Score: 21–7 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: RAISETIPS -> PATISSIER

Round 4: T C P I E N T I A

Bradley: intice
Laurie: PATIENT (7)
DC: PITTANCE (8)
Score: 21–14 (max 34)

Round 5: O D A V E N E P R

Bradley: OPERAND (7)
Laurie: DEPRAVE (7)
DC: OPENER (6) PADRONE (7)
OT: PARDONEE (8) PRENOVAE (8) PROVENED (8)
Score: 28–21 (max 42)

Round 6: 100, 9, 4, 8, 1, 7. Target: 307.

Bradley: 307. ((4 - 1) x 100) + 7 (10)
Laurie: 307. ((4 - 1) x 100) + 7 (10)
Score: 38–31 (max 52)

Dr. Linda talks about her PhD on cycle dermatology.

Round 7: I E O W T R I S H

Bradley: rowthies
Laurie: THROWS (6)
DC: ROWTHIE (7) WORTHIES (8)
Score: 38–37 (max 60)

Round 8: F L E U P G O E D

Bradley: fueled
Laurie: PLEDGE (6)
DC: PLODGE (6) POGUE (5)
OT: DELUGE (6) ELOPED (6) FLEDGE (6) FODGEL (6) FOULED (6) GOLFED (6) GULPED (6) LOUPED (6) PELUDO (6) PLOGUE (6) POUFED (6) UPFOLD (6)
Score: 38–43 (max 66)

Round 9: 1, 9, 4, 1, 9, 3. Target: 537.

Bradley: 540. (((1 + 1) x 3) + 9) x 9 x 4 (7)
Laurie: -
RR: 535/539. (7)
OT: 539. ((4 + 1) x 9 x (9 + 3)) - 1 (7)
Score: 45–43 (max 73)

Teatime teaser: DESIREGET -> GREEDIEST

Round 10: T E Q B J I U S T

Bradley: BUTTIES (7)
Laurie: BUTTIES (7)
DC: BISQUE (6)
Score: 52–50 (max 80)

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

Bradley: RATIONED (8)
Laurie: RATIONED (8)
DC: ORIENTAL (8) RELATION (8)
OT: DELATION (8) DERATION (8) IDOLATER (8) NADORITE (8) ORDINATE (8) RODENTIA (8) ROTALINE (8) TAILORED (8)
Score: 60–58 (max 88)

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

Round 12: R S M A E X G A T

Bradley: MASTER (6)
Laurie: MASTER (6)
DC: MARGATES (8)
OT: MEGASTAR (8)
Score: 66–64 (max 96)

Round 13: U A E A M D B N L

Bradley: NEBULA (6)
Laurie: BLAMED (6)
DC: UNMADE (6) AMBLED (6)
OT: DAMNABLE (8) LABDANUM (8)
Score: 72–70 (max 104)

Round 14: 100, 75, 5, 4, 3, 8. Target: 922.

Bradley: 922. ((100 + 5) x 8) + 75 + 4 + 3 (10)
Laurie: 924.
Score: 82–70 (max 114)

Round 15: L I N N E T E G G

Bradley buzzes on 29 seconds to say GENTLEING which is incorrect.
Laurie does not buzz.
The answer was NEGLIGENT.
Final Score: 82–70 (max 124)

Statistics Corner

Bradley:
Total score - 82
Raw score - 82
Total % of max - 66
Raw % of max - 66
Total average score per round - 5.5
Raw average score per round - 5.5
Number of maxes - 5

Laurie:
Total score - 70
Raw score - 83
Total % of max - 56
Raw % of max - 67
Total average score per round - 4.7
Raw average score per round - 5.5
Number of maxes - 4

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