Wednesday 19th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 59)

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Wednesday 19th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 59)

Post by James Robinson » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:10 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 19 September 2018.

C1: Challenger Daniel Singleton. A barman from Rugby, Warwickshire. He has been in musical theatre since the age of 3, and has just finished a three-year theatre degree at Wolverhampton University.
C2: Challenger Greg Purling. A vehicle buyer from Norwich. He collects vinyl records, mainly of 1930's and 1940's music.
DC: Susie Dent and Janet Street-Porter.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: F R O U N T E P I
R02: L E S I E M V D O
R03: 25, 1, 6, 4, 7, 10. Target: 980.
TTT: SIDERAGED - "One side of the house raged at the other, they clearly had different opinions."
R04: P R U S A E R M O
R05: F G A O S P E O S
R06: 100, 10, 7, 1, 8, 4. Target: 872.
R07: G T A E D B I A R
R08: N I E D T A S T O
R09: 75, 1, 8, 10, 2, 1. Target: 831.
TTT: RICETHONG - "He's talking to someone aggressively about the Trojan prince."
R10: H E I N L A T L I
R11: J K E O M S A V E
R12: S C O E L G A R N
R13: S C O A R Y U T N
R14: 25, 50, 2, 10, 3, 1. Target: 827.
R15: A M E N T O T E N (conundrum)


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Round 1: F R O U N T E P I

Daniel: PUNTER (6)
Greg: POUTIER (7)
DC: POINTER (7) PROTEIN (7) FORTUNE (7) UPFRONT (7)
OT: ERUPTION (8) UNPROFIT (8)
Score: 0–7 (max 8)

Round 2: L E S I E M V D O

Daniel: VIDEOS (6)
Greg: MOVIES (6)
DC: SIEVED (6) MELODIES (8)
OT: MELODISE (8) MODELISE (8)
Score: 6–13 (max 16)

Round 3: 25, 1, 6, 4, 7, 10. Target: 980.

Daniel: -
Greg: 986. (10 x 4 x 25) - 7 - 6 - 1 (5)
RR: 980. ((25 x 10) - (6 - 1)) x 4 (10)
Score: 6–18 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: SIDERAGED -> DISAGREED

Round 4: P R U S A E R M O

Daniel: PAUSER (6)
Greg: MOUSE (5)
DC: MOUSER (6) MOPERS (6) ROMPERS (7) RAMPERS (7)
OT: PROSUMER (8)
Score: 12–18 (max 34)

Round 5: F G A O S P E O S

Daniel: PEAS (4)
Greg: SPOOFS (6)
DC: GOOSES (6) POGOES (6)
OT: SPOOGES (7)
Score: 12–24 (max 41)

Round 6: 100, 10, 7, 1, 8, 4. Target: 872.

Daniel: 872. ((8 + 1) x 100) - (7 x 4) (10)
Greg: 870.
Score: 22–24 (max 51)

Janet talks about trying to get rid of stereotypes used on the over 60's.

Round 7: G T A E D B I A R

Daniel: TEABAG (6)
Greg: girated
DC: ABRIDGE (7) BRIGADE (7)
OT: BIGARADE (8)
Score: 28–24 (max 59)

Round 8: N I E D T A S T O

Daniel: TOASTED (7)
Greg: STATIONED (18)
DC: ANTIDOTES (18)
Score: 28–42 (max 77)

Round 9: 75, 1, 8, 10, 2, 1. Target: 831.

Daniel: 831. ((10 + 1) x 75) + 8 - 2 (10)
Greg: 831. ((10 + 1) x 75) + 8 - 2 (10)
Score: 38–52 (max 87)

Teatime teaser: RICETHONG -> HECTORING

Round 10: H E I N L A T L I

Daniel: INHALE (6)
Greg: ENTAIL (6)
DC: ANTHILL (7)
OT: TELLINA (7)
Score: 44–58 (max 94)

Round 11: J K E O M S A V E

Daniel: JOKES (5)
Greg: EVOKES (6)
DC: SMOKE (5) MOKES (5)
OT: MAJOES (6) MEAKES (6)
Score: 44–64 (max 100)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some words relating to "fool".

Round 12: S C O E L G A R N

Daniel: REASON (6)
Greg: GLARES (6)
DC: glancer LANCER (6) GLANCES (7) CONGERS (7) CLANGERS (8)
OT: CONGEALS (8) RECLANGS (8)
Score: 50–70 (max 108)

Round 13: S C O A R Y U T N

Daniel: COUNTS (6)
Greg: COURTS (6)
DC: COUNTRY (7) CRAYONS (7) TRUANCY (7)
OT: CRYONAUTS (18)
Score: 56–76 (max 126)

Round 14: 25, 50, 2, 10, 3, 1. Target: 827.

Daniel: 826. (((3 x 2) + 10) x 50) + 25 + 1 (7)
Greg: 820.
RR: 827. ((50 + 25) x (10 + 1)) + 2 (10)
Score: 63–76 (max 136)

Round 15: A M E N T O T E N

Greg buzzes on 26.75 seconds to say ATONEMENT which is correct.
Final Score: 63–86 (max 146)

Statistics Corner

Daniel:
Total score - 63
Raw score - 85
Total % of max - 43
Raw % of max - 58
Total average score per round - 4.2
Raw average score per round - 5.7
Number of maxes - 2

Greg:
Total score - 86
Raw score - 103
Total % of max - 59
Raw % of max - 71
Total average score per round - 5.7
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 4

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