Thursday 16th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 37)

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Thursday 16th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 37)

Post by James Robinson » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:32 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 16 August 2018.

C1: Champion Adam Rolston (2 wins, 151 points.) A film producer from Twickenham, Greater London.
C2: Challenger Jimmy Donnelly. An audit assistant from Glasgow. His favourite memories are the birth of his daughters, and watching Henrik Larsson play for Celtic.
DC: Susie Dent and Julia Bradbury.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: L S E G O D T I Y
R02: R J S A N W E H O
R03: 75, 6, 4, 6, 1, 5. Target: 698.
TTT: SOUREDRUM - "That journey across the M62 was an absolute nightmare!"
R04: N R F E A L O Q E
R05: I R C E X H O M F
R06: 25, 6, 5, 6, 7, 8. Target: 561.
R07: P T R I E N A B S
R08: C K S I E O D P A
R09: 100, 50, 7, 5, 6, 2. Target: 781.
TTT: FILLUPNET - "You can fill up your net with fish today, they're everywhere!"
R10: R B N O E I M G U
R11: D O T R E N A D W
R12: S T I U P S A G S
R13: R D E N A T Z U R
R14: 10, 6, 2, 5, 6, 9. Target: 930.
R15: B O D Y L I N G O (conundrum)


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Round 1: L S E G O D T I Y

Adam: GODLIEST (8)
Jimmy: GODLIEST (8)
DC: STODGILY (8)
OT: YODELIST (8)
Score: 8–8 (max 8)

Round 2: R J S A N W E H O

Adam: SHOWER (6)
Jimmy: ANSWER (6)
DC: HERONS (6) REASON (6) WASHER (6)
OT: HOARSEN (7) RESHOWN (7) SENHORA (7)
Score: 14–14 (max 15)

Round 3: 75, 6, 4, 6, 1, 5. Target: 698.

Adam: 699. ((75 - 5) x (6 + 4)) - 1 (7)
Jimmy: 695.
RR: 698. (((6 x 4) + 75) x (6 + 1)) + 5 (10)
Score: 21–14 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: SOUREDRUM -> MURDEROUS

Round 4: N R F E A L O Q E

Adam: RELOAN (6)
Jimmy: LOAFER (6)
DC: LOANEE (6) LOANER (6) FELON (5)
OT: AERONEF (7)
Score: 27–20 (max 32)

Round 5: I R C E X H O M F

Adam: FOXIER (6)
Jimmy: homeric
DC: HEROIC (6) HOMIER (6)
OT: COMFIER (7) MORICHE (7)
Score: 33–20 (max 39)

Round 6: 25, 6, 5, 6, 7, 8. Target: 561.

Adam: 560. Mistake in working.
Jimmy: 564. Mistake in working.
RR: 561. (25 + 8) x (6 + 6 + 5) (10)
Score: 33–20 (max 49)

Julia talks about her website, "The Outdoor Guy".

Round 7: P T R I E N A B S

Adam: PAINTERS (8)
Jimmy: PAINTERS (8)
DC: BREASTPIN (18)
Score: 41–28 (max 67)

Round 8: C K S I E O D P A

Adam: PICKED (6)
Jimmy: PACKED (6)
DC: PACKIES (7) ADIPOSE (7)
OT: SCIAPODE (8)
Score: 47–34 (max 75)

Round 9: 100, 50, 7, 5, 6, 2. Target: 781.

Adam: 782. (7 x 100) + 50 + (6 x 5) + 2 (7)
Jimmy: 782. (7 x 100) + 50 + (6 x 5) + 2 (7)
RR: 781. ((100 + 50 + 7) x 5) - (6 - 2) (10)
Score: 54–41 (max 85)

Teatime teaser: FILLUPNET -> PLENTIFUL

Round 10: R B N O E I M G U

Adam: BONIER (6)
Jimmy: BORING (6)
DC: BURGEON (7) BROMINE (7)
OT: BOURGIE (7) MURGEON (7) RIGBONE (7) ROUGINE (7)
Score: 60–47 (max 92)

Round 11: D O T R E N A D W

Adam: WANDER (6)
Jimmy: WANTED (6)
DC: DOWNRATED (18) DONATED (7)
Score: 66–53 (max 110)

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

Round 12: S T I U P S A G S

Adam: PASTIS (6)
Jimmy: situps
DC: ASSIST (6)
OT: PUSSTAS (7)
Score: 72–53 (max 117)

Round 13: R D E N A T Z U R

Adam: UNRATED (7)
Jimmy: UNRATED (7)
DC: NATURED (7) RUNT (4) ZANDER (6)
OT: UNRAZED (7)
Score: 79–60 (max 124)

Round 14: 10, 6, 2, 5, 6, 9. Target: 930.

Adam: 936. (9 x 5 x 2 x 10) + (6 x 6) (5)
Jimmy: 934. Mistake in working.
RR: 930. (((6 - 2) x 10) - 9) x 6 x 5 (10)
Score: 84–60 (max 134)

Round 15: B O D Y L I N G O

Adam buzzes on 15.75 seconds to say BLOODYING which is correct.
Final Score: 94–60 (max 144)

Statistics Corner

Adam:
Total score - 94
Raw score - 94
Total % of max - 65
Raw % of max - 65
Total average score per round - 6.3
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 3

Jimmy:
Total score - 60
Raw score - 67
Total % of max - 42
Raw % of max - 47
Total average score per round - 4.0
Raw average score per round - 4.5
Number of maxes - 2

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