Monday 16th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 14)

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Monday 16th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 14)

Post by James Robinson » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:46 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 16 July 2018.

C1: Champion Sarah Harper (2 wins, 147 points.) A mosaic artist from London.
C2: Challenger John Mason. A retired pharmacist from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. When he retired, he decided to travel around the world, and saw England play Australia in The Ashes Down Under.
DC: Susie Dent and Anita Rani, making her DC debut.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R V R I E A S N L
R02: N O Z D E S I N O
R03: 25, 100, 3, 8, 5, 1. Target: 350.
TTT: ISNOAMITY - "There is no amity between them, in fact, it's quite the opposite."
R04: A G R O N U R P E
R05: S W L O E A U T P
R06: 100, 8, 8, 3, 7, 5. Target: 437.
R07: T B K E O O S G D
R08: N A C X I H O R I
R09: 75, 100, 5, 4, 2, 1. Target: 676.
TTT: PANICMODE - "Nothing to panic about here, it's about being collected."
R10: P A S M E W E T A
R11: Y F B S I A E T S
R12: J O S U M C I O R
R13: L T G I U E D Q E
R14: 50, 1, 8, 6, 3, 8. Target: 476.
R15: M E D I A S T A R (conundrum)


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Round 1: R V R I E A S N L

Sarah: RIVALS (6)
John: RAVINES (7)
DC: SNARLIER (8)
OT: RAVELINS (8)
Score: 0–7 (max 8)

Round 2: N O Z D E S I N O

Sarah: ozones
John: DOZENS (6)
DC: OZONE (5) SNOOZED (7) OZONISED (8)
OT: OZONIDES (8)
Score: 0–13 (max 16)

Round 3: 25, 100, 3, 8, 5, 1. Target: 350.

Sarah: 350. (3 x 100) + ((8 - 5 - 1) x 25) (10)
John: -
Score: 10–13 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: ISNOAMITY -> ANIMOSITY

Round 4: A G R O N U R P E

Sarah: UNROPE (6)
John: UPROAR (6)
DC: GROUPER (7)
OT: PARERGON (8) RUNGPORE (8)
Score: 16–19 (max 34)

Round 5: S W L O E A U T P

Sarah: TOWELS (6)
John: PLATES (6)
DC: OUTLAWS (7) PULSATE (7)
OT: OUTLEAPS (8) OUTWALES (8) PETALOUS (8)
Score: 22–25 (max 42)

Round 6: 100, 8, 8, 3, 7, 5. Target: 437.

Sarah: 440. ((7 - 3) x 100) + (8 x 5) (7)
John: 440. ((7 - 3) x 100) + (8 x 5) (7)
RR: 437. ((7 - 3) x (100 + 8)) + 5 (10)
Score: 29–32 (max 52)

Anita talks about her uncovered Indian heritage that she discovered on Who Do You Think You Are?

Round 7: T B K E O O S G D

Sarah: BOOKED (6)
John: STOOGED (7)
DC: BOOSTED (7)
OT: STOOKED (7)
Score: 29–39 (max 59)

Round 8: N A C X I H O R I

Sarah: ANCHOR (6)
John: RANCH (5)
DC: INARCH (6)
OT: ANOXIC (6) ARCHON (6) CHINAR (6) IRONIA (6) IRONIC (6) RACINO (6) RANCIO (6)
Score: 35–39 (max 65)

Round 9: 75, 100, 5, 4, 2, 1. Target: 676.

Sarah: -
John: 676. ((5 + 4) x 75) + 1 (10)
Score: 35–49 (max 75)

Teatime teaser: PANICMODE -> COMPENDIA

Round 10: P A S M E W E T A

Sarah: STAMP (5)
John: MEETS (5)
DC: PESETA (6)
OT: MATAPEES (8)
Score: 40–54 (max 83)

Round 11: Y F B S I A E T S

Sarah: FEASTS (6)
John: BASTES (6)
DC: FIESTAS (7) BEATIFY (7)
OT: FASTIES (7) SATISFY (7)
Score: 46–60 (max 90)

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

Round 12: J O S U M C I O R

Sarah: MUSIC (5)
John: CURIOS (6)
DC: MUSICO (6)
OT: CORIUM (6) JORUMS (6) MICROS (6) MUCORS (6) MUCROS (6) RIMOUS (6) ROOCUS (6)
Score: 46–66 (max 96)

Round 13: L T G I U E D Q E

Sarah: QUIETED (7)
John: QUILTED (7)
DC: GUILTED (7)
OT: QUIDLET (7)
Score: 53–73 (max 103)

Round 14: 50, 1, 8, 6, 3, 8. Target: 476.

Sarah: 474. ((1 + 8) x 50) + (8 x 3) (7)
John: 474. ((1 + 8) x 50) + (8 x 3) (7)
RR: 476. ((50 + 8) x 8) + ((3 - 1) x 6) (10)
Score: 60–80 (max 113)

Round 15: M E D I A S T A R

Sarah buzzes on 19.75 seconds to say DRAMATIST which is incorrect. :oops: :oops:
John does not buzz.
The answer was DRAMATISE.
Final Score: 60–80 (max 123)

Statistics Corner

Sarah:
Total score - 60
Raw score - 77
Total % of max - 49
Raw % of max - 63
Total average score per round - 4.0
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 3

John:
Total score - 80
Raw score - 85
Total % of max - 65
Raw % of max - 69
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 5.7
Number of maxes - 4

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