Tuesday 11th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 54)

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Tuesday 11th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 54)

Post by James Robinson » Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:43 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 11 September 2018.

C1: Champion Dave Ashton (3 wins, 284 points.) A security officer from St. Helens, Merseyside.
C2: Challenger David O'Neill. A tour guide from Shankill, Dublin. He takes people round Kilmainham Gaol, famous for its part in the 1916 Easter Rising.
DC: Susie Dent and Charlie Stayt.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: G S D Y O E O R A
R02: V H L U E D I R E
R03: 100, 8, 2, 5, 7, 6. Target: 144.
TTT: FONDAFTER - "The man upset her, and she wasn't fond of him after that."
R04: T H S O A I M E K
R05: R T Q T A U I S E
R06: 50, 9, 10, 3, 5, 6. Target: 857.
R07: D S G S A I E T L
R08: B W C E I U G R E
R09: 50, 25, 8, 5, 3, 5. Target: 621.
TTT: DIETGIVES - "His diet gives him the luxury of having one of these for a snack."
R10: N S R I O A N R U
R11: D T N L I O E S N
R12: G M P A O E N V A
R13: F L E U R E R T I
R14: 50, 100, 75, 6, 4, 3. Target: 426.
R15: H E D O D A I L Y (conundrum)


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Round 1: G S D Y O E O R A

Dave: GOODY (5)
David: GOOSED (6)
DC: GORSE (5) goaders gooders DOSAGE (6) ARGOSY (6)
OT: GOODYERAS (18)
Score: 0–6 (max 18)

Round 2: V H L U E D I R E

Dave: DELIVER (7)
David: HURLED (6)
DC: dueler REVILED (7)
OT: DEVILER (7) LIVERED (7) RELIVED (7) RIVELED (7) VELURED (7)
Score: 7–6 (max 25)

Round 3: 100, 8, 2, 5, 7, 6. Target: 144.

Dave: 144. (8 + 6 - 2) x (7 + 5) (10)
David: 144. (8 x 5) + 6 - 2 + 100 (10)
Score: 17–16 (max 35)

Teatime teaser: FONDAFTER -> AFFRONTED

Round 4: T H S O A I M E K

Dave: HOMIES (6)
David: OAKIEST (7)
DC: HOMES (5) MISTAKE (7) ATHEISM (7) HOKIEST (7)
OT: MAKOTHIS (8)
Score: 17–23 (max 43)

Round 5: R T Q T A U I S E

Dave: SQUATTER (8)
David: SQUATTER (8)
DC: TASER (5) QUARTETS (8) QUITTERS (8)
OT: QUATTIES (8)
Score: 25–31 (max 51)

Round 6: 50, 9, 10, 3, 5, 6. Target: 857.

Dave: 954. (Yes, he did say that..., presumably thinking it was 957... :roll: :oops: )
David: 848. ((10 + 6) x 50) + (9 x 5) + 3 (5)
RR: 857. ((10 + 9) x (50 - 5)) + (6 / 3) (10)
Score: 25–36 (max 61)

Charlie talks about covering the Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Round 7: D S G S A I E T L

Dave: GLASSED (7)
David: GLASSED (7)
DC: LIGATED (7) DETAILS (7)
OT: GLISSADE (8)
Score: 32–43 (max 69)

Round 8: B W C E I U G R E

Dave: GREBE (5)
David: GREW (4)
DC: CREW (4) BURGEE (6) ICEBERG (7)
Score: 37–43 (max 76)

Round 9: 50, 25, 8, 5, 3, 5. Target: 621.

Dave: 622. ((8 + 5) x 50) - 25 - 3 (7)
David: 620. ((8 + 5) x 50) - 25 - 5 (7)
RR: 621. ((50 x 25) - 8) / (5 - 3) (10)
Score: 44–50 (max 86)

Teatime teaser: DIETGIVES -> DIGESTIVE

Round 10: N S R I O A N R U

Dave: SONAR (5)
David: UNISON (6)
DC: RAIN (4) RAINS (5) ANIONS (6)
OT: INURNS (6) NASION (6) NONIUS (6) NORIAS (6) OIRANS (6) OURSIN (6) RONINS (6) UNIONS (6)
Score: 44–56 (max 92)

Round 11: D T N L I O E S N

Dave: SILENT (6)
David: LISTED (6)
DC: TENNIS (6) LENTOID (7) INSOLENT (8)
OT: INDOLENT (8)
Score: 50–62 (max 100)

Round 12: G M P A O E N V A

Dave: GAME (4)
David: orange (declared as 4) :oops: :oops:
DC: OPEN (4) MANGEAO (7)
OT: APOGEAN (7)
Score: 54–62 (max 107)

Round 13: F L E U R E R T I

Dave: FILTERER (8)
David: FILTER (6)
DC: FUTILE (6) futiler FERTILE (7) fertiler TRIFLER (7)
Score: 62–62 (max 115)

Round 14: 50, 100, 75, 6, 4, 3. Target: 426.

Dave: 426. (75 - 4) x 6 (10)
David: 424.
Score: 72–62 (max 125)

Round 15: H E D O D A I L Y

Dave buzzes on 11.75 seconds to say HOLIDAYED which is correct.
Final Score: 82–62 (max 135)

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

Statistics Corner

Dave:
Total score - 82
Raw score - 98
Total % of max - 61
Raw % of max - 73
Total average score per round - 5.5
Raw average score per round - 6.5
Number of maxes - 6

David:
Total score - 62
Raw score - 85
Total % of max - 46
Raw % of max - 63
Total average score per round - 4.1
Raw average score per round - 5.7
Number of maxes - 3

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