Wednesday 27th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 3)

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Wednesday 27th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 3)

Post by James Robinson » Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:08 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 27 June 2018.

C1: Champion Jodine Lawrence (1 win, 117 points.) A reception supervisor from Birmingham.
C2: Challenger Marty Dunlop. A managing director for a design company in Dunfermline, Fife. When he was at university, he gambled £1,000 on black at a casino and won.
DC: Susie Dent and Paul Zenon.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: M C E A N U E R M
R02: D Z A E A N L F O
R03: 25, 9, 6, 8, 1, 3. Target: 943.
TTT: DUNKTRUCE - "You're not killing two birds with one stone, it's three birds for one meal."
R04: R S U I A R S S E
R05: E O G X I A L T F
R06: 100, 75, 7, 6, 3, 7. Target: 346.
R07: N E A D T E P B O
R08: U L G R I O W R A
R09: 25, 50, 7, 6, 3, 3. Target: 583.
TTT: CHINADUNE - "He was set free, just like the famous melody."
R10: P H E T O U S E W
R11: L D I E M R T A N
R12: G V I E M C R U E
R13: O S J I U B D I S
R14: 50, 25, 75, 3, 7, 4. Target: 189.
R15: S A D N A C K E R (conundrum)


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Round 1: M C E A N U E R M

Jodine: MEANER (6)
Marty: CREAM (5)
DC: MENACER (7)
OT: ACREMEN (7) CERUMEN (7)
Score: 6–0 (max 7)

Round 2: D Z A E A N L F O

Jodine: FONDLE (6)
Marty: FAZED (5)
DC: LOANED (6)
OT: FAZENDA (7)
Score: 12–0 (max 14)

Round 3: 25, 9, 6, 8, 1, 3. Target: 943.

Jodine: 942. Mistake in working.
Marty: 950. Mistake in working.
RR: 944. (7)
OT: 942. ((25 x 6) + 8 - 1) x (9 - 3) (7)
Score: 12–0 (max 21)

Teatime teaser: DUNKTRUCE -> TURDUCKEN

Round 4: R S U I A R S S E

Jodine: RAISERS (7)
Marty: RISES (5)
DC: SASSIER (7) ASSURERS (8)
Score: 19–0 (max 29)

Round 5: E O G X I A L T F

Jodine: FOXTAIL (7)
Marty: FIXATE (6)
DC: FOLIAGE (7)
OT: ALIGOTE (7) FLOATIE (7) FOLIATE (7)
Score: 26–0 (max 36)

Round 6: 100, 75, 7, 6, 3, 7. Target: 346.

Jodine: 342.
Marty: 349. (7 x 7) + (3 x 100) (7)
RR: 346. (75 x 6) - 100 - (7 - 3) (10)
Score: 26–7 (max 46)

Paul does a magic trick based on the Chinese linking rings based on the magician, Chung Ling Soo.

Round 7: N E A D T E P B O

Jodine: BEATEN (6)
Marty: PEATED (6)
DC: penant NOTEPAD (7)
OT: ADOPTEE (7) PENTODE (7) TONEPAD (7)
Score: 32–13 (max 53)

Round 8: U L G R I O W R A

Jodine: GROWL (5)
Marty: GROWL (5)
DC: ARROW (5) AIRGLOW (7)
Score: 37–18 (max 60)

Round 9: 25, 50, 7, 6, 3, 3. Target: 583.

Jodine: 583. Mistake in working.
Marty: -
RR: 583. (25 - ((6 / 3) x 7)) x (50 + 3) (10)
Score: 37–18 (max 70)

Teatime teaser: CHINADUNE -> UNCHAINED

Round 10: P H E T O U S E W

Jodine: SHOUT (5)
Marty: HOUSE (5)
DC: OUTSWEEP (8)
OT: OUTWEEPS (8)
Score: 42–23 (max 78)

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

Jodine: MARINE (6)
Marty: LAMENT (6)
DC: AILMENT (7) TRAMLINE (8)
OT: TERINDAM (8) TERMINAL (8)
Score: 48–29 (max 86)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of occupational surnames.

Round 12: G V I E M C R U E

Jodine: GRIEVE (6)
Marty: CRIME (5)
DC: GUIVER (6)
OT: CERIUM (6) CIERGE (6) EMIGRE (6) ERUVIM (6) REGIME (6) REGIVE (6)
Score: 54–29 (max 92)

Round 13: O S J I U B D I S

Jodine: BOSS (4)
Marty: BIDS (4)
DC: BIJOU (5)
OT: BIDIS (5) SOJUS (5)
Score: 58–33 (max 97)

Round 14: 50, 25, 75, 3, 7, 4. Target: 189.

Jodine: 190. (50 x 4) - 7 - 3 (7)
Marty: 179.
RR: 189. (((75 + 50) / 25) + 4) x 7 x 3 (10)
Score: 65–33 (max 107)

Round 15: S A D N A C K E R

Jodine buzzes on 11.75 seconds to say RANSACKED which is correct.
Final Score: 75–33 (max 117)

Statistics Corner

Jodine:
Total score - 75
Raw score - 82
Total % of max - 64
Raw % of max - 70
Total average score per round - 5.0
Raw average score per round - 5.5
Number of maxes - 3

Marty:
Total score - 33
Raw score - 64
Total % of max - 28
Raw % of max - 55
Total average score per round - 2.2
Raw average score per round - 4.3
Number of maxes - 0

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=79
ONWARD TO THE WORLD CUP OF DARTS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek:

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