Tuesday 19th June 2018 (Series 78, 4th Quarter-Final)

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Tuesday 19th June 2018 (Series 78, 4th Quarter-Final)

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

Countdown recap for Tuesday 19 June 2018.

C1: No.4 Seed Phil "The Chelmsford Crusher" Davies (8 wins, 757 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex.
C2: No.5 Seed Paul "The Manchester Marauder" Harper (8 wins, 739 points.) A finance officer from Manchester.
DC: Susie Dent and Helen Fospero.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: I A F S L P A T E
R02: N R U O A S G E T
R03: 25, 100, 10, 9, 4, 3. Target: 820.
TTT: TRAYMIXED - "It's not about a tray of mixed meat, it's all about the stuffing."
R04: N R A O E C N G A
R05: R J N E I A T I E
R06: 25, 4, 6, 9, 10, 1. Target: 473.
R07: V D A E I L N O T
R08: W L O U O R Q E T
R09: 50, 75, 4, 7, 9, 3. Target: 162.
TTT: WHOSINGER - "There's a lot of people who think they're a great singer when doing this."
R10: R Y K O A O U P R
R11: B T I N D E E W L
R12: M G E O U P H M S
R13: I O H M S A N V S
R14: 100, 50, 75, 8, 4, 6. Target: 737.
R15: M I N T Y B L O H (conundrum)


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Round 1: I A F S L P A T E

Phil: PALATES (7)
Paul: PLAITS (6)
DC: SPATIAL (7)
OT: PALAFITES (18)
Score: 7–0 (max 18)

Round 2: N R U O A S G E T

Phil: OUTRANGES (18)
Paul: ORANGES (7)
Score: 25–0 (max 36)

Round 3: 25, 100, 10, 9, 4, 3. Target: 820.

Phil: 820. (100 - (25 - (3 + 4))) x 10 (10)
Paul: 821.
Score: 35–0 (max 46)

Teatime teaser: TRAYMIXED -> TAXIDERMY

Round 4: N R A O E C N G A

Phil: CARNAGE (7)
Paul: ORANGE (6)
OT: CANANGO (7) CRANAGE (7) CRANNOG (7)
Score: 42–0 (max 53)

Round 5: R J N E I A T I E

Phil: TRAINEE (7)
Paul: INERTIA (7)
OT: NITERIE (7) RETINAE (7)
Score: 49–7 (max 60)

Round 6: 25, 4, 6, 9, 10, 1. Target: 473.

Phil: 473. ((10 + 9) x 25) - (6 - 4) (10)
Paul: 473. ((10 + 9) x 25) - (6 - 4) (10)
Score: 59–17 (max 70)

Helen talks about abseiling down the Royal London Hospital to raise money for the London Air Ambulance.

Round 7: V D A E I L N O T

Phil: VIOLENT (7)
Paul: VIOLATED (8)
DC: DOVETAIL (8)
OT: DELATION (8) DIVALENT (8) DONATIVE (8)
Score: 59–25 (max 78)

Round 8: W L O U O R Q E T

Phil: TROWEL (6)
Paul: OUTWORE (7)
DC: TORQUE (6) ROQUET (6)
Score: 59–32 (max 85)

Round 9: 50, 75, 4, 7, 9, 3. Target: 162.

Phil: 162. (75 x 3) - 50 - 9 - 4 (10)
Paul: 162. ((9 - 7) x 75) + (3 x 4) (10)
Score: 69–42 (max 95)

Teatime teaser: WHOSINGER -> SHOWERING

Round 10: R Y K O A O U P R

Phil: UPROAR (6)
Paul: PARKOUR (7)
Score: 69–49 (max 102)

Round 11: B T I N D E E W L

Phil: lenient
Paul: BELTED (6)
DC: EDIBLE (6) BLEWIT (6)
OT: BENDLET (7) INDWELT (7) LENITED (7)
Score: 69–55 (max 109)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some animal sayings.

Round 12: M G E O U P H M S

Phil: HOUSE (5)
Paul: pommes
DC: MOUSE (5) GUMSHOE (7)
OT: MEGOHMS (7) POGHUES (7)
Score: 74–55 (max 116)

Round 13: I O H M S A N V S

Phil: VANISH (6)
Paul: MAISONS (7)
OT: HANSOMS (7) NSHIMAS (7)
Score: 74–62 (max 123)

Round 14: 100, 50, 75, 8, 4, 6. Target: 737.

Phil: 740. (((100 / 50) + 8) x 75) - 6 - 4 (7)
Paul: 734. ((6 + 4) x 75) - ((100 / 50) x 8) (7)
RR: 737. (6 x 100) + 75 + 50 + 8 + 4 (10)
Score: 81–69 (max 133)

Round 15: M I N T Y B L O H

No one buzzes. The answer was BIMONTHLY.
Final Score: 81–69 (max 143)

Statistics Corner

Phil:
Total score - 81
Raw score - 106
Total % of max - 57
Raw % of max - 74
Total average score per round - 5.4
Raw average score per round - 7.1
Number of maxes - 6

Paul:
Total score - 69
Raw score - 95
Total % of max - 48
Raw % of max - 66
Total average score per round - 4.6
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 7

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