Thursday 19th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 73)

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Thursday 19th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 73)

Post by James Robinson » Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:22 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 19 April 2018.

C1: Champion Mac Walker (2 wins, 180 points.) A 6th Form Politics student from Sheffield.
C2: Challenger Amy Halloran. A laboratory assistant in histology from Allestree, Derbyshire. She loves doing weird challenges including eating as many Jaffa Cakes in one sitting, which she did 34!! :P :P :shock: :shock: :o :o
DC: Susie Dent and Pasha Kovalev.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: Q U S A E T O R E
R02: T N T E I A D F S
R03: 50, 25, 3, 6, 4, 4. Target: 109.
TTT: DICKHEWER - "Even the horses made noises of disapproval at this one!"
R04: L O R R E L A S R
R05: T U E D Z I V M E
R06: 25, 9, 10, 8, 7, 2. Target: 344.
R07: G O O P R A E T N
R08: T F O G N U A L O
R09: 100, 75, 9, 2, 7, 3. Target: 262.
TTT: SARAHWEEP - "Sarah would weep if anybody knew she was sporting this."
R10: S C H E E T I X N
R11: S O A S N G A I W
R12: L N B U I K E P D
R13: P U J M S I A A R
R14: 50, 4, 3, 8, 2, 6. Target: 330.
R15: S E E D C R A M P (conundrum)


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Round 1: Q U S A E T O R E

Mac: EQUATORS (8)
Amy: SQUARE (6)
DC: QUAESTOR (8)
OT: REQUOTES (8)
Score: 8–0 (max 8)

Round 2: T N T E I A D F S

Mac: TAINTED (7)
Amy: FAINTED (7)
DC: FATTIES (7) INSTATED (8)
OT: FAINTEST (8)
Score: 15–7 (max 16)

Round 3: 50, 25, 3, 6, 4, 4. Target: 109.

Mac: 109. (25 x 4) + 6 + 3 (10)
Amy: 109. (25 x 4) + 6 + 3 (10)
Score: 25–17 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: DICKHEWER -> WHICKERED

Round 4: L O R R E L A S R

Mac: SOARER (6)
Amy: SORREL (6)
DC: ROLLERS (7)
OT: ROARERS (7) ROSELLA (7)
Score: 31–23 (max 33)

Round 5: T U E D Z I V M E

Mac: TIMED (5)
Amy: MUTED (5)
DC: TEDIUM (6)
Score: 36–28 (max 39)

Round 6: 25, 9, 10, 8, 7, 2. Target: 344.

Mac: 344. ((25 + 9) x 10) + (8 / 2) (10)
Amy: 343.
Score: 46–28 (max 49)

Pasha talks about filming a Children in Need Strictly special in Buckingham Palace.

Round 7: G O O P R A E T N

Mac: PORTAGE (7)
Amy: pagent
DC: POOTER (6) PRONATE (7)
OT: PROTAGON (8)
Score: 53–28 (max 57)

Round 8: T F O G N U A L O

Mac: FLAUNT (6)
Amy: FONTAL (6)
DC: FUNGAL (6) GALOOT (6)
OT: FLAGON (6) FUGATO (6) LAGOON (6) LANUGO (6) LOGOUT (6) LOTONG (6) NOUGAT (6)
Score: 59–34 (max 63)

Round 9: 100, 75, 9, 2, 7, 3. Target: 262.

Mac: 263. (2 x 100) + 75 - 9 - 3 (7)
Amy: 263. (2 x 100) + 75 - 9 - 3 (7)
RR: 262. (2 x 100) + 75 - 9 - (7 - 3) (10)
Score: 66–41 (max 73)

Teatime teaser: SARAHWEEP -> SHAPEWEAR

Round 10: S C H E E T I X N

Mac: CHEST (5)
Amy: excitens
DC: EXCITES (7) TECHIES (7)
OT: ENTICES (7) ETHNICS (7) NICHEST (7) SIXTEEN (7) STHENIC (7) TECHNES (7)
Score: 71–41 (max 80)

Round 11: S O A S N G A I W

Mac: SAWING (6)
Amy: SAWING (6)
DC: WAGONS (6) AGNOSIA (7)
OT: ASIAGOS (7)
Score: 77–47 (max 87)

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

Round 12: L N B U I K E P D

Mac: BLINKED (7)
Amy: BLINKED (7)
DC: UPLINKED (8)
Score: 84–54 (max 95)

Round 13: P U J M S I A A R

Mac: PRISM (5)
Amy: JUMPS (5)
DC: MARSUPIA (8)
Score: 89–59 (max 103)

Round 14: 50, 4, 3, 8, 2, 6. Target: 330.

Mac: 330. (8 - 3 + 50) x 6 (10)
Amy: 330. (50 x 6) + ((8 + 2) x 3) (10)
Score: 99–69 (max 113)

Round 15: S E E D C R A M P

Mac buzzes on 1.25 seconds to say SCAMPERED which is correct.
Final Score: 109–69 (max 123)

Statistics Corner

Mac:
Total score - 109
Raw score - 109
Total % of max - 89
Raw % of max - 89
Total average score per round - 7.3
Raw average score per round - 7.3
Number of maxes - 7

Amy:
Total score - 69
Raw score - 82
Total % of max - 56
Raw % of max - 67
Total average score per round - 4.6
Raw average score per round - 5.5
Number of maxes - 3

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=78
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