Monday 2nd July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 5)

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Monday 2nd July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 5)

Post by James Robinson » Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:59 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 2 July 2018.

C1: Champion Jodine Lawrence (3 wins, 274 points.) A reception supervisor from Birmingham.
C2: Challenger Lewis Carson. A UNISON trade union official from Bristol.
DC: Susie Dent and Jon Culshaw.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: P R I O D E O G A
R02: D B M O I A R T E
R03: 75, 25, 8, 10, 8, 2. Target: 860.
TTT: SUMMONBAD - "He'll often summon people to a meeting to explain their bad practices."
R04: G T Y S O E A D R
R05: C I E T L A M V J
R06: 50, 100, 25, 75, 8, 10. Target: 146.
R07: D R N E I U H N O
R08: R W G V E A O F E
R09: 6, 7, 8, 5, 10, 3. Target: 121.
TTT: BERYLSAID - "Beryl said "Yes" to his offer of marriage, and looked at each other this way."
R10: S T R N U I U Z E
R11: S A I L B N A O C
R12: R W P E O O Q D S
R13: N G E I N S A T R
R14: 75, 100, 50, 25, 7, 10. Target: 405.
R15: O W E N I S M A D (conundrum)


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Round 1: P R I O D E O G A

Jodine: PERIOD (6)
Lewis: REPAID (6)
DC: DIAPER (6) PODGIER (7)
OT: GOOPIER (7)
Score: 6–6 (max 7)

Round 2: D B M O I A R T E

Jodine: ABORTED (7)
Lewis: ABORTED (7)
DC: BROMIDE (7) BROMATE (7) MEDIATOR (8)
Score: 13–13 (max 15)

Round 3: 75, 25, 8, 10, 8, 2. Target: 860.

Jodine: 860. ((75 + 25) x 8) + ((8 - 2) x 10) (10)
Lewis: 859.
Score: 23–13 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: SUMMONBAD -> OMBUDSMAN

Round 4: G T Y S O E A D R

Jodine: STORAGE (7)
Lewis: goaders
DC: storaged GYRATED (7) GRADES (6)
OT: DESTROY (7) DOGATES (7) DOTAGES (7) GYRATES (7) ORGEATS (7) OTRYADS (7) RADGEST (7) ROASTED (7) STRAYED (7) TADGERS (7) TODGERS (7) TOERAGS (7) TORSADE (7) TRAGEDY (7)
Score: 30–13 (max 32)

Round 5: C I E T L A M V J

Jodine: CLIMATE (7)
Lewis: CLIMATE (7)
DC: MALICE (6)
OT: METICAL (7)
Score: 37–20 (max 39)

Round 6: 50, 100, 25, 75, 8, 10. Target: 146.

Jodine: 148.
Lewis: 146. (75 - (10 - 8)) x (50 / 25) (10)
Score: 37–30 (max 49)

Jon talks about a radio play he did where he portrayed David Bowie.

Round 7: D R N E I U H N O

Jodine: hounder
Lewis: hounder
DC: HINDER (6) ENDURO (6) UNIRONED (8)
Score: 37–30 (max 57)

Round 8: R W G V E A O F E

Jodine: WEAVER (6)
Lewis: OVERAGE (7)
DC: FORGAVE (7)
OT: OVERAWE (7)
Score: 37–37 (max 64)

Round 9: 6, 7, 8, 5, 10, 3. Target: 121.

Jodine: 121. (8 x 5 x 3) + 7 - 6 (10)
Lewis: 121. ((8 + 3) x 10) + 6 + 5 (10)
Score: 47–47 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: BERYLSAID -> DESIRABLY

Round 10: S T R N U I U Z E

Jodine: urines
Lewis: misdeclared 7
DC: URINE (5) INSURE (6) UNITERS (7)
OT: NUTSIER (7)
Score: 47–47 (max 81)

Round 11: S A I L B N A O C

Jodine: SOCIAL (6)
Lewis: SOCIAL (6)
DC: ASOCIAL (7) ALBINOS (7)
OT: ANABOLIC (8)
Score: 53–53 (max 89)

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

Round 12: R W P E O O Q D S

Jodine: POWDERS (7)
Lewis: POWDERS (7)
DC: SWOOPED (7) SPOORED (7)
Score: 60–60 (max 96)

Round 13: N G E I N S A T R

Jodine: granites
Lewis: SEATING (7)
DC: GRANITE (7) INGRATES (8) TASERING (8) GRANNIES (8)
OT: AGINNERS (8) ANGRIEST (8) ANTIGENS (8) EARNINGS (8) ENGRAINS (8) ENTRAINS (8) GANISTER (8) GANTRIES (8) GENTIANS (8) GINESTRA (8) NIGERANS (8) RANGIEST (8) RANTINGS (8) TRANNIES (8)
Score: 60–67 (max 104)

Round 14: 75, 100, 50, 25, 7, 10. Target: 405.

Jodine: -
Lewis: 404. (50 x 10) - 100 + 7 - (75 / 25) (7)
RR: 405. (75 x 7) - 100 - 25 + (50 / 10) (10)
Score: 60–74 (max 114)

Round 15: O W E N I S M A D

Lewis buzzes on 3.25 seconds to say WOMANISED which is correct.
Final Score: 60–84 (max 124)

Statistics Corner

Jodine:
Total score - 60
Raw score - 73
Total % of max - 48
Raw % of max - 59
Total average score per round - 4.0
Raw average score per round - 4.9
Number of maxes - 5

Lewis:
Total score - 84
Raw score - 91
Total % of max - 68
Raw % of max - 73
Total average score per round - 5.6
Raw average score per round - 6.1
Number of maxes - 6

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=79
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