Friday 7th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 52)

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Friday 7th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 52)

Post by James Robinson » Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:06 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 7 September 2018.

C1: Champion Dave Ashton (1 win, 95 points.) A security officer from St. Helens, Merseyside.
C2: Challenger Tricia Lea. A retired woman from West Molesey, Surrey. She is a chorister in a community choir and has performed at the Yehudi Menuin Music School.
DC: Susie Dent and Mark Pougatch.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: P X C N E A O S N
R02: C T I E D A O P W
R03: 25, 7, 9, 3, 8, 9. Target: 852.
TTT: HERESROOF - "Yes, I'd most definitely like to come with you to this part of the beach."
R04: R G T A E L V O A
R05: S N M S I A E R G
R06: 100, 9, 4, 2, 10, 6. Target: 614.
R07: T S R S U E E L Q
R08: T G A O Z U I S S
R09: 25, 3, 9, 5, 6, 2. Target: 480.
TTT: TEDGUITAR - "Ted lent me his guitar and I was full of appreciation."
R10: Y L B D E I E T A
R11: D R T R I E I N G
R12: M T H U O E F J I
R13: R P M R O A O S I
R14: 25, 3, 4, 9, 5, 5. Target: 970.
R15: M A L E H E W I N (conundrum)


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Round 1: P X C N E A O S N

Dave: PONCES (6)
Tricia: CAPES (5)
DC: CAPONS (6) CANONS (6)
OT: ANCONES (7) PANNOSE (7) SONANCE (7)
Score: 6–0 (max 7)

Round 2: C T I E D A O P W

Dave: DEPICT (6)
Tricia: WIPED (5)
DC: OPACITE (7)
OT: OPIATED (7) PICOTED (7)
Score: 12–0 (max 14)

Round 3: 25, 7, 9, 3, 8, 9. Target: 852.

Dave: -
Tricia: -
RR: 852. (((9 x 8) + 25) x 9) - (7 x 3) (10)
Score: 12–0 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: HERESROOF -> FORESHORE

Round 4: R G T A E L V O A

Dave: VOLTAGE (7)
Tricia: VOLTAGE (7)
OT: ALGAROT (7) GLOATER (7) LEGATOR (7) LEVATOR (7)
Score: 19–7 (max 31)

Round 5: S N M S I A E R G

Dave: SMEARING (8)
Tricia: SNARES (6)
DC: SEMINARS (8) REMASSING (18)
OT: MASERINGS (18)
Score: 27–7 (max 49)

Round 6: 100, 9, 4, 2, 10, 6. Target: 614.

Dave: 614. (100 x 6) + 10 + 4 (10)
Tricia: 614. (100 x 6) + 10 + 4 (10)
Score: 37–17 (max 59)

Mark talks about unusual things happening whilst watching sports live.

Round 7: T S R S U E E L Q

Dave: REQUESTS (8)
Tricia: QUESTS (6)
DC: LUSTRES (7)
OT: QUESTERS (8) STREUSEL (8)
Score: 45–17 (max 67)

Round 8: T G A O Z U I S S

Dave: AGOUTI (6)
Tricia: GOATS (5)
DC: AGOUTIS (7) STAGS (5)
Score: 51–17 (max 74)

Round 9: 25, 3, 9, 5, 6, 2. Target: 480.

Dave: 480. (25 - 5) x ((3 x 9) - (6 / 2)) (10)
Tricia: -
Score: 61–17 (max 84)

Teatime teaser: TEDGUITAR -> GRATITUDE

Round 10: Y L B D E I E T A

Dave: BLEATED (7)
Tricia: beatled
DC: BEADILY (7) EDITABLE (8)
Score: 68–17 (max 92)

Round 11: D R T R I E I N G

Dave: DIRTIER (7)
Tricia: GRINDER (7)
DC: RETIRING (8)
OT: REIRDING (8)
Score: 75–24 (max 100)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "give up the ghost".

Round 12: M T H U O E F J I

Dave: MOUTH (5)
Tricia: MOUTH (5)
DC: OUTJIE (6)
Score: 80–29 (max 106)

Round 13: R P M R O A O S I

Dave: ROOMS (5)
Tricia: ROAMS (5)
DC: PRISM (5) PROMISOR (8)
Score: 85–34 (max 114)

Round 14: 25, 3, 4, 9, 5, 5. Target: 970.

Dave: 970. (((4 x 9) + 3) x 25) - 5 (10)
Tricia: -
Score: 95–34 (max 124)

Round 15: M A L E H E W I N

Dave buzzes on 2.25 seconds to say MEANWHILE which is correct.
Final Score: 105–34 (max 134)

Statistics Corner

Dave:
Total score - 105
Raw score - 105
Total % of max - 78
Raw % of max - 78
Total average score per round - 7.0
Raw average score per round - 7.0
Number of maxes - 6

Tricia:
Total score - 34
Raw score - 61
Total % of max - 25
Raw % of max - 46
Total average score per round - 2.3
Raw average score per round - 4.1
Number of maxes - 2

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