Thursday 30th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 46)

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Thursday 30th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 46)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:09 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 30 August 2018.

C1: Champion Tony Manwani (3 wins, 302 points.) A training and HR consultant from Reading.
C2: Challenger Chris Davidson. A food factory production operative from Pocklington, North Yorkshire. The factory he works for sprays chocolate on other products.
DC: Susie Dent and Anne Hegerty.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: W L R E A D T O I
R02: E A P E R Q O P G
R03: 6, 8, 7, 9, 10, 10. Target: 548.
TTT: CUTIENODS - "The cutie nods at him in an inviting way, she's a master of this art."
R04: S M I E N O D E C
R05: T R K A U C S A O
R06: 100, 50, 1, 6, 1, 8. Target: 375.
R07: F X L U E S R A O
R08: N U E I D B O D T
R09: 10, 6, 3, 2, 10, 7. Target: 244.
TTT: COOLKORMA - "You don't want a curry, you've decided you'll just have a jacket."
R10: V I R D O E L A N
R11: P M J U A U M D E
R12: S R G I E W I N A
R13: H G T O E R N U I
R14: 100, 75, 5, 4, 3, 5. Target: 852.
R15: C I D E R B I N S (conundrum)


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Round 1: W L R E A D T O I

Tony: WAITER (6)
Chris: TRAWLED (7)
DC: LEOTARD (7) DILATOR (7) IDOLATER (8)
OT: LEADWORT (8) TAILORED (8)
Score: 0–7 (max 8)

Round 2: E A P E R Q O P G

Tony: GAPPER (6)
Chris: proper
DC: PROPAGE (7)
Score: 6–7 (max 15)

Round 3: 6, 8, 7, 9, 10, 10. Target: 548.

Tony: 548. (10 x 9 x 6) + 8 (10)
Chris: 544.
Score: 16–7 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: CUTIENODS -> SEDUCTION

Round 4: S M I E N O D E C

Tony: COMEDIES (8)
Chris: condems
DC: DEMONISE (8) DOMINEES (8)
OT: COMEDISE (8) ENDEMICS (8)
Score: 24–7 (max 33)

Round 5: T R K A U C S A O

Tony: TRACKS (6)
Chris: STRUCK (6)
DC: AUTOCARS (8)
Score: 30–13 (max 41)

Round 6: 100, 50, 1, 6, 1, 8. Target: 375.

Tony: -
Chris: 350.
RR: 375. ((100 x 8) - 50) / (1 + 1) (10)
Score: 30–13 (max 51)

Anne talks about how she got her nickname of "The Governess".

Round 7: F X L U E S R A O

Tony: REFUSAL (7)
Chris: LOAFERS (7)
DC: FLEXORS (7)
OT: EARFULS (7) FERULAS (7) OURSELF (7)
Score: 37–20 (max 58)

Round 8: N U E I D B O D T

Tony: BOUNDED (7)
Chris: OUTBID (6)
DC: OBTUNDED (8)
Score: 44–20 (max 66)

Round 9: 10, 6, 3, 2, 10, 7. Target: 244.

Tony: 242. Mistake in working.
Chris: 243. Mistake in working.
RR: 244. ((10 + 10) x 2 x 6) + 7 - 3 (10)
Score: 44–20 (max 76)

Teatime teaser: COOLKORMA -> CLOAKROOM

Round 10: V I R D O E L A N

Tony: OVERLAID (8)
Chris: IRONED (6)
DC: OVERLAND (8)
OT: OVERLAIN (8) RONDAVEL (8)
Score: 52–20 (max 84)

Round 11: P M J U A U M D E

Tony: JUMPED (6)
Chris: JUMPED (6)
DC: MUMPED (6)
OT: JAMMED (6) MAMPED (6) PEMUDA (6)
Score: 58–26 (max 90)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "tickety-boo".

Round 12: S R G I E W I N A

Tony: SWEARING (8)
Chris: GRAINS (6)
DC: WINGERS (7)
OT: RESAWING (8) RINGWISE (8) SWINGIER (8)
Score: 66–26 (max 98)

Round 13: H G T O E R N U I

Tony: TOURING (7)
Chris: GRUNT (5)
DC: ROUTEING (8)
OT: OTHERING (8)
Score: 73–26 (max 106)

Round 14: 100, 75, 5, 4, 3, 5. Target: 852.

Tony: 855. ((3 + 5) x 100) + 75 - (5 x 4) (7)
Chris: -
RR: 852. ((100 + 75 - 4) x 5) - 3 (10)
Score: 80–26 (max 116)

Round 15: C I D E R B I N S

Tony buzzes on 8 seconds to say INSCRIBED which is correct.
Final Score: 90–26 (max 126)

Statistics Corner

Tony:
Total score - 90
Raw score - 96
Total % of max - 71
Raw % of max - 76
Total average score per round - 6.0
Raw average score per round - 6.4
Number of maxes - 7

Chris:
Total score - 26
Raw score - 56
Total % of max - 21
Raw % of max - 44
Total average score per round - 1.7
Raw average score per round - 3.7
Number of maxes - 2

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