Monday 18th June 2018 (Series 78, 3rd Quarter-Final)

Round-by-round summaries of every game in recent series; for every series in the last 5 years, try cdb, the Countdown databasel. Obviously this forum contains spoilers!

Moderator: James Robinson

Post Reply
User avatar
James Robinson
Post-apocalypse
Posts: 9422
Joined: Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:38 pm
Location: Mirfield, West Yorkshire

Monday 18th June 2018 (Series 78, 3rd Quarter-Final)

Post by James Robinson » Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:05 am

Countdown recap for Monday 18 June 2018.

C1: No.3 Seed Chris "The Chelmsford Colosso" Thorn (8 wins, 760 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex.
C2: No.6 Seed Dougie "The Guernsey Gunner" Mackay (7 wins, 759 points.) A company director from Guernsey, Channel Islands.
DC: Susie Dent and Helen Fospero.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: M T B S A U E O T
R02: M P S E I U N G E
R03: 1, 8, 1, 6, 3, 10. Target: 620.
TTT: ROSEGIVEN - "Rose was given a special old coin by the monarch."
R04: Y Z M A O I N O H
R05: D N R D E O A R S
R06: 100, 1, 5, 10, 3, 9. Target: 476.
R07: S C G I E O S P X
R08: M B T E A I R H L
R09: 10, 7, 6, 3, 1, 5. Target: 716.
TTT: UNCLECUTS - "Uncle cuts into a juicy, tender and tasty rib of beef."
R10: P W D E A U R F T
R11: R D S K E I U D Q
R12: T D L E A I S V O
R13: L T R E A E W L V
R14: 75, 100, 25, 50, 1, 5. Target: 732.
R15: N I C E R V E R S (conundrum)


And now a brief interlude before our main feature:

SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER

Enjoy the show.

Round 1: M T B S A U E O T

Chris: MUTATES (7)
Dougie: MUTATES (7)
DC: OUTBEAMS (8)
OT: OUTSTEAM (8) SUBTOTEM (8)
Score: 7–7 (max 8)

Round 2: M P S E I U N G E

Chris: SEEMING (7)
Dougie: SEEMING (7)
DC: SEEPING (7) IMPUGNS (7)
OT: GUIMPES (7) GUINEPS (7) PUNGIES (7) SPUMING (7)
Score: 14–14 (max 15)

Round 3: 1, 8, 1, 6, 3, 10. Target: 620.

Chris: 630.
Dougie: 620. (((6 + 3) x (8 - 1)) - 1) x 10 (10)
Score: 14–24 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: ROSEGIVEN -> SOVEREIGN

Round 4: Y Z M A O I N O H

Chris: MOANY (5)
Dougie: MOONY (5)
DC: HOMINY (6)
OT: ANYHOO (6) ZOOMAN (6)
Score: 19–29 (max 31)

Round 5: D N R D E O A R S

Chris: SERRANO (7)
Dougie: NODDERS (7)
DC: ADORNERS (8)
OT: READORNS (8)
Score: 26–36 (max 39)

Round 6: 100, 1, 5, 10, 3, 9. Target: 476.

Chris: 476. (5 x 100) - ((9 - 1) x 3) (10)
Dougie: 476. (5 x 100) - ((9 - 1) x 3) (10)
Score: 36–46 (max 49)

Helen talks about doing a trip to the Arctic raising money for Barnardo's.

Round 7: S C G I E O S P X

Chris: SPICES (6)
Dougie: SCOPES (6)
DC: COPIES (6) POGIES (6) GOSSIP (6)
OT: COPSES (6) COSIES (6) COSSIE (6) PISCOS (6) POESIS (6) POISES (6) POSIES (6) POSSIE (6) SOCIES (6) SPOXES (6)
Score: 42–52 (max 55)

Round 8: M B T E A I R H L

Chris: MALTIER (7)
Dougie: THIMBLE (7)
DC: BLATHER (7)
OT: BALMIER (7) BLITHER (7) HALBERT (7) LAMBERT (7) LIBRATE (7) MARLITE (7) REMBLAI (7) RIMABLE (7) TABLIER (7) THERMAL (7) TIMBALE (7) TIMBREL (7) TRIABLE (7)
Score: 49–59 (max 62)

Round 9: 10, 7, 6, 3, 1, 5. Target: 716.

Chris: 712.
Dougie: 715. ((6 + 3) x (7 + 1) x 10) - 5 (7)
RR: 717. (7)
OT: 716. (10 x 6 x (7 + 5)) - 3 - 1 (10)
Score: 49–66 (max 72)

Teatime teaser: UNCLECUTS -> SUCCULENT

Round 10: P W D E A U R F T

Chris: PARTED (6)
Dougie: upwater
DC: UPRATED (7) WARPED (6)
Score: 55–66 (max 79)

Round 11: R D S K E I U D Q

Chris: skuddier
Dougie: KIDDERS (7)
DC: QUIRKED (7) squirked DUSKIER (7)
OT: DUIKERS (7) RUDDIES (7) SQUIRED (7)
Score: 55–73 (max 86)

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

Round 12: T D L E A I S V O

Chris: VIOLATED (8)
Dougie: DOVETAILS (18)
DC: VIOLETS (7)
Score: 55–91 (max 104)

Round 13: L T R E A E W L V

Chris: RETELL (6)
Dougie: TALLER (6)
DC: REVEAL (6) TRAVEL (6) WALLET (6)
OT: WAVELET (7)
Score: 61–97 (max 111)

Round 14: 75, 100, 25, 50, 1, 5. Target: 732.

Chris: 734. ((100 + 50 - (75 / 25)) x 5) - 1 (7)
Dougie: 736.
RR: 731. (((75 x 50) - 100) / 5) + 1 (7)
Score: 68–97 (max 118)

Round 15: N I C E R V E R S

No one buzzes. The answer was SCRIVENER.
Final Score: 68–97 (max 128)

Statistics Corner

Chris:
Total score - 68
Raw score - 88
Total % of max - 53
Raw % of max - 69
Total average score per round - 4.5
Raw average score per round - 5.9
Number of maxes - 5

Dougie:
Total score - 97
Raw score - 104
Total % of max - 76
Raw % of max - 81
Total average score per round - 6.5
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 7

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=78
WE ARE PREMIER LEAGUE!!!
UP THE MIGHTY TERRIERS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests