Wednesday 22nd August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 41)

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Wednesday 22nd August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 41)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:05 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 22 August 2018.

C1: Champion Adam Rolston (6 wins, 485 points.) A film producer from Twickenham, Greater London.
C2: Challenger Paul Watkins. An accounts payable clerk from Willenhall, West Midlands. He's a keen mixologist, or in other words, he likes making cocktails, with his particular favourite being his own creation, "Shamelessly Strawberry".
DC: Susie Dent and Raj Bisram.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: P B U I S W E N T
R02: D F R E O M A N R
R03: 50, 2, 8, 7, 3, 1. Target: 461.
TTT: MUGGEDTEN - "The midfielder mugged their number 10, and put the ball right through his legs."
R04: L T L U E M D I G
R05: Z E A R T O H G D
R06: 25, 7, 8, 8, 5, 7. Target: 926.
R07: P R S I E E T W H
R08: S R N A I U S G F
R09: 25, 50, 8, 7, 2, 5. Target: 378.
TTT: GOTWEIRDO - "You wouldn't make clubs out of this, but you could almost make a great golfer."
R10: X L V O A E C N Y
R11: T Q O E I B L E S
R12: R D C O U I S O M
R13: A R O G V T A R E
R14: 100, 2, 5, 2, 7, 10. Target: 636.
R15: Q U A I L D I E T (conundrum)


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Round 1: P B U I S W E N T

Adam: PUNIEST (7)
Paul: SWIPE (5)
DC: UNSWEPT (7)
OT: PUNTIES (7)
Score: 7–0 (max 7)

Round 2: D F R E O M A N R

Adam: MOANER (6)
Paul: FRAMED (6)
DC: FOREMAN (7) FOREARM (7)
OT: ADORNER (7) FERROAN (7) FORAMEN (7) FORERAN (7) MANDORE (7) ORRAMEN (7) READORN (7) ROADMEN (7)
Score: 13–6 (max 14)

Round 3: 50, 2, 8, 7, 3, 1. Target: 461.

Adam: 461. ((7 + 2) x 50) + 8 + 3 (10)
Paul: 461. ((7 + 2) x 50) + 8 + 3 (10)
Score: 23–16 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: MUGGEDTEN -> NUTMEGGED

Round 4: L T L U E M D I G

Adam: MULLED (6)
Paul: DILUTE (6)
DC: GUILTED (7) GIMLET (6)
OT: GUILLET (7) GULLIED (7) ILLUMED (7) MULLITE (7)
Score: 29–22 (max 31)

Round 5: Z E A R T O H G D

Adam: DEARTH (6)
Paul: GRAZED (6)
DC: GOATHERD (8)
Score: 35–28 (max 39)

Round 6: 25, 7, 8, 8, 5, 7. Target: 926.

Adam: -
Paul: -
RR: 926. (((25 x 7) + 7) x 5) + 8 + 8 (10)
Score: 35–28 (max 49)

Raj talks about selling some L.S. Lowry drawings.

Round 7: P R S I E E T W H

Adam: WHITES (6)
Paul: STRIPE (6)
DC: PRIEST (6) WHISPER (7) WITHERS (7) PEEWITS (7)
OT: HIPSTER (7) PEERISH (7) PRITHEE (7) RESPITE (7) SPREITE (7) SWITHER (7) WETHERS (7) WRITHES (7)
Score: 41–34 (max 56)

Round 8: S R N A I U S G F

Adam: FUSSING (7)
Paul: SURFING (7)
DC: ASSURING (8)
Score: 48–41 (max 64)

Round 9: 25, 50, 8, 7, 2, 5. Target: 378.

Adam: 378. ((50 + 25) x 5) + 8 - (7 - 2) (10)
Paul: 378. ((50 + 25) x 5) + 7 - (8 / 2) (10)
Score: 58–51 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: GOTWEIRDO -> TIGERWOOD

Round 10: X L V O A E C N Y

Adam: CLONE (5)
Paul: CLOVEN (6)
DC: VALENCY (7) CONVEXLY (8)
Score: 58–57 (max 82)

Round 11: T Q O E I B L E S

Adam: bleets
Paul: bleets
DC: ETOILES (7)
OT: BOETIES (7) BOLETES (7) ESTOILE (7) OBELISE (7)
Score: 58–57 (max 89)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "going out for a message".

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

Adam: DISCO (5)
Paul: SCOUR (5)
DC: MUSCOID (7)
Score: 63–62 (max 96)

Round 13: A R O G V T A R E

Adam: GRAVER (6)
Paul: GRAVER (6)
DC: RAVAGER (7)
OT: ARROGATE (8)
Score: 69–68 (max 104)

Round 14: 100, 2, 5, 2, 7, 10. Target: 636.

Adam: 632. (100 x 7) - ((5 + 2) x 10) + 2 (7)
Paul: 632. (100 x 7) - ((5 + 2) x 10) + 2 (7)
RR: 636. (((100 + 10) / 2) - 2) x (5 + 7) (10)
Score: 76–75 (max 114)

Round 15: Q U A I L D I E T

Paul buzzes on 3.25 seconds to say LIQUIDATED which is incorrect. :oops: :oops:
Adam buzzes on 11 seconds to say QUALITIED which is incorrect.
The answer was LIQUIDATE.
Final Score: 76–75 (max 124)

Statistics Corner

Adam:
Total score - 76
Raw score - 81
Total % of max - 61
Raw % of max - 65
Total average score per round - 5.1
Raw average score per round - 5.4
Number of maxes - 3

Paul:
Total score - 75
Raw score - 80
Total % of max - 60
Raw % of max - 65
Total average score per round - 5.0
Raw average score per round - 5.3
Number of maxes - 2

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