Friday 13th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 13)

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Friday 13th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 13)

Post by James Robinson » Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:15 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 13 July 2018.

C1: Champion Sarah Harper (1 win, 66 points.) A mosaic artist from London.
C2: Challenger Philip Whitehead. A transport consultant from London. He likes hill walking in his spare time, particularly in Scotland, the Lake District and Snowdonia.
DC: Susie Dent and Adam Henson.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: Y D B I E A S L R
R02: S D I O F T O E M
R03: 100, 75, 5, 8, 10, 7. Target: 848.
TTT: PINEDFERN - "Long before the days of social media, lots of people had one of these."
R04: S R A U N Q E O R
R05: T P T L I E O V R
R06: 50, 75, 4, 3, 9, 5. Target: 632.
R07: T M L E A I M D A
R08: R D E O N L I A P
R09: 100, 75, 10, 3, 7, 6. Target: 774.
TTT: ITIRELAND - "It relates to how Ireland felt when they won the 6 Nations rugby."
R10: R Z O A R S U E W
R11: N S G E O A H R T
R12: G P I O L K U O W
R13: B T N H E I U C O
R14: 50, 7, 10, 4, 2, 7. Target: 471.
R15: B A D O H D E A R (conundrum)


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Round 1: Y D B I E A S L R

Sarah: DISABLER (8)
Philip: slider (declared as 7)
DC: DESIRABLY (18)
Score: 8–0 (max 18)

Round 2: S D I O F T O E M

Sarah: FOOTED (6)
Philip: foists
DC: FOISTED (7) FOODIES (7) MOODIEST (8)
OT: DOOMIEST (8) SODOMITE (8)
Score: 14–0 (max 26)

Round 3: 100, 75, 5, 8, 10, 7. Target: 848.

Sarah: 845.
Philip: 850. (100 x 8) + (5 x 10) (7)
RR: 848. (((75 - 10) / 5) - 7 + 100) x 8 (10)
Score: 14–7 (max 36)

Teatime teaser: PINEDFERN -> PENFRIEND

Round 4: S R A U N Q E O R

Sarah: SQUARER (7)
Philip: RUNES (5)
OT: SERRANO (7)
Score: 21–7 (max 43)

Round 5: T P T L I E O V R

Sarah: POTTIER (7)
Philip: POLITER (7)
DC: OVERLIT (7) OVERTILT (8)
Score: 28–14 (max 51)

Round 6: 50, 75, 4, 3, 9, 5. Target: 632.

Sarah: 630.
Philip: 633. (9 x 75) - 50 + 5 + 3 (7)
RR: 632. (9 x 75) - 50 + 4 + 3 (10)
Score: 28–21 (max 61)

Adam talks about the technological updates to modern farming.

Round 7: T M L E A I M D A

Sarah: MAIMED (6)
Philip: MAILED (6)
DC: DILEMMA (7) MALATE (6)
OT: ADAMITE (7) ALMADIE (7) IMAMATE (7) LEMMATA (7)
Score: 34–27 (max 68)

Round 8: R D E O N L I A P

Sarah: PLAINED (7)
Philip: PARDON (6)
DC: PREDIAL (7) PADRONE (7)
OT: PALINODE (8) PANDEIRO (8) PAROLEIN (8) POINDLAR (8) POINDLER (8)
Score: 41–27 (max 76)

Round 9: 100, 75, 10, 3, 7, 6. Target: 774.

Sarah: 774. ((75 + 3) x 10) - 6 (10)
Philip: 774. (75 x 10) + ((7 - 3) x 6) (10)
Score: 51–37 (max 86)

Teatime teaser: ITIRELAND -> DELIRIANT

Round 10: R Z O A R S U E W

Sarah: RAZORS (6)
Philip: ROARS (5)
DC: ARROWS (6) AROUSE (6)
OT: AZURES (6) OARERS (6) OWARES (6) RASURE (6) RAZERS (6) ROUSER (6) ROWERS (6) SOARER (6) SOURER (6)
Score: 57–37 (max 92)

Round 11: N S G E O A H R T

Sarah: ORANGES (7)
Philip: shores
DC: SHORTAGE (8) STAGHORN (8)
OT: NEGATORS (8) RAGSTONE (8)
Score: 64–37 (max 100)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some Janus words.

Round 12: G P I O L K U O W

Sarah: GLOOP (5)
Philip: WOOL (4)
DC: LOOKUP (6)
OT: OUKLIP (6)
Score: 69–37 (max 106)

Round 13: B T N H E I U C O

Sarah: BITCH (5)
Philip: COUNT (5)
DC: COBNUT (6) COUTHIE (7)
OT: BENTHIC (7) BIOTECH (7) BITCHEN (7)
Score: 74–42 (max 113)

Round 14: 50, 7, 10, 4, 2, 7. Target: 471.

Sarah: 472. (50 x 10) - (4 x 7) (7)
Philip: 472. (50 x 10) - (4 x 7) (7)
RR: 471. (50 x 10) - ((7 + 2) x 4) - 7) (10)
Score: 81–49 (max 123)

Round 15: B A D O H D E A R

Philip buzzes on 21.75 seconds to say HEADBOARD which is correct.
Final Score: 81–59 (max 133)

Statistics Corner

Sarah:
Total score - 81
Raw score - 95
Total % of max - 61
Raw % of max - 71
Total average score per round - 5.4
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 3

Philip:
Total score - 59
Raw score - 79
Total % of max - 44
Raw % of max - 59
Total average score per round - 3.9
Raw average score per round - 5.3
Number of maxes - 2

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