Tuesday 13th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 46)

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Tuesday 13th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 46)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:01 am

Countdown recap for Tuesday 13 March 2018.

C1: Challenger Patrick Murphy. A primary school teacher from Belfast. He's a massive Celtic fan, and made sure his baby twin boys read the History of Celtic book when they were born. :P :lol:
C2: Challenger Richard Anning. A retired Conservative party member from Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. He drives his local community bus once a fortnight too.
DC: Susie Dent and Suzi Perry.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: G O T M U N O R A
R02: R P E S T I R E S
R03: 75, 7, 8, 7, 8, 3. Target: 591.
TTT: SIRPLEADS - "The teacher pleads with the pupils to break it up, he's looking for this."
R04: D V I S K U N A E
R05: Q O B R A L D U S
R06: 50, 6, 9, 6, 5, 10. Target: 920.
R07: P I T X E R L O N
R08: T H A S C E D U R
R09: 100, 4, 5, 9, 2, 1. Target: 469.
TTT: SARAHSGIN - "Sarah's drowned her sorrows in gin and now she's beginning to annoy people."
R10: F P I E S G A D W
R11: P I G O H T A D I
R12: S T O W I E C N E
R13: R I Z T E L T I V
R14: 75, 3, 6, 6, 9, 5. Target: 787.
R15: O R R A N G U T A (conundrum)


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Round 1: G O T M U N O R A

Patrick: AMOUNT (6)
Richard: AMOUNT (6)
DC: MOONRAT (7)
OT: AGRONOM (7) GUNROOM (7) MANTOOR (7) NUGATOR (7) ORGANUM (7) OUTRANG (7) ROMAUNT (7)
Score: 6–6 (max 7)

Round 2: R P E S T I R E S

Patrick: RESPITE (7)
Richard: RESPITE (7)
DC: RESPITES (8) PERSISTER (18)
Score: 13–13 (max 25)

Round 3: 75, 7, 8, 7, 8, 3. Target: 591.

Patrick: 590. Mistake in working.
Richard: 590. (8 x 75) - (7 + 3) (7)
RR: 591. (8 x 75) - 8 - (7 / 7) (10)
Score: 13–20 (max 35)

Teatime teaser: SIRPLEADS -> DISPERSAL

Round 4: D V I S K U N A E

Patrick: ADVISE (6)
Richard: SKIED (5)
DC: INVADES (7) UNASKED (7)
OT: UNSAVED (7)
Score: 19–20 (max 42)

Round 5: Q O B R A L D U S

Patrick: LABOURS (7)
Richard: QUADS (5)
DC: BUSLOAD (7)
OT: LABROUS (7) QUADROS (7) SQUALOR (7)
Score: 26–20 (max 49)

Round 6: 50, 6, 9, 6, 5, 10. Target: 920.

Patrick: -
Richard: 920. ((9 + 10) x 50) - (6 x 5) (10)
Score: 26–30 (max 59)

Suzi talks about attending her first ever motorcycling road race.

Round 7: P I T X E R L O N

Patrick: POLITER (7)
Richard: PETROL (6)
DC: EXPLOIT (7) TRIPLEX (7)
OT: PETROIL (7) PLERION (7) POINTEL (7) POINTER (7) POITREL (7) PONTILE (7) POTLINE (7) PROLINE (7) PROTEIN (7) PTERION (7) REPOINT (7) RETINOL (7) TROPINE (7)
Score: 33–30 (max 66)

Round 8: T H A S C E D U R

Patrick: CRUSTED (7)
Richard: CHEATS (6)
DC: SCATHED (7) TRADUCES (8)
OT: EDUCRATS (8) RECHAUDS (8) STARCHED (8)
Score: 40–30 (max 74)

Round 9: 100, 4, 5, 9, 2, 1. Target: 469.

Patrick: 468. Mistake in working.
Richard: 468. Mistake in working.
RR: 469. ((100 - 4 - 2) x 5) - 1 (10)
Score: 40–30 (max 84)

Teatime teaser: SARAHSGIN -> HARASSING

Round 10: F P I E S G A D W

Patrick: GASPED (6)
Richard: GASPED (6)
DC: GAWPED (6)
OT: PEGASID (7)
Score: 46–36 (max 91)

Round 11: P I G O H T A D I

Patrick: IDIOT (5)
Richard: PAID (4)
DC: PATIO (5) DHOTI (5)
OT: IDIOPT (6) IDIOTA (6) PITHOI (6)
Score: 51–36 (max 97)

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

Round 12: S T O W I E C N E

Patrick: INCEST (6)
Richard: SCONE (5)
DC: TOWNIES (7) SEICENTO (8)
OT: CENTOISE (8)
Score: 57–36 (max 105)

Round 13: R I Z T E L T I V

Patrick: TILER (5)
Richard: vittler
DC: VITTLE (6) VIRILE (6) LITTER (6)
OT: LIVIER (6) LIVRET (6) TILTER (6) TRIVET (6) VIZIER (6)
Score: 62–36 (max 111)

Round 14: 75, 3, 6, 6, 9, 5. Target: 787.

Patrick: -
Richard: -
RR: 787. (6 x 6 x ((75 - 9) / 3)) - 5 (10)
Score: 62–36 (max 121)

Round 15: O R R A N G U T A

Patrick buzzes on 0.75 seconds to say ORANGUTAN which is incorrect.
Richard buzzes on 7.75 seconds to say GUARANTOR which is correct.
Final Score: 62–46 (max 131)

Statistics Corner

Patrick:
Total score - 62
Raw score - 62
Total % of max - 47
Raw % of max - 47
Total average score per round - 4.1
Raw average score per round - 4.1
Number of maxes - 2

Richard:
Total score - 46
Raw score - 77
Total % of max - 35
Raw % of max - 59
Total average score per round - 3.1
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 2

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