Tuesday 9th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 73)

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Tuesday 9th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 73)

Post by James Robinson » Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:54 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 9 October 2018.

C1: Champion Mike Daysley (4 wins, 413 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull.
C2: Challenger Alex Harrison. A freelance tutor from London. He has visited 40 countries, and did the Mongol Rally last year.
DC: Susie Dent and Richard Arnold.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: D I E T G P A O M
R02: D A T R I S O B E
R03: 75, 7, 5, 4, 4, 10. Target: 312.
TTT: TEACUPNUT - "The teacher said your writing was sloppy and that you had to put a stop to it."
R04: W I L S E P U R A
R05: T E N H A I F T B
R06: 100, 75, 3, 7, 6, 8. Target: 668.
R07: R U J L A E A R P
R08: R O F E M G O V I
R09: 100, 8, 10, 4, 6, 7. Target: 498.
TTT: RAYRABBIT - "Ray would hunt rabbits and then be subject to extreme cruelty."
R10: R E M D O S I L A
R11: D Y E A C M L E A
R12: V U G N E S A T E
R13: Q U O T S E O N D
R14: 100, 50, 7, 3, 4, 3. Target: 774.
R15: O X E N E A T E R (conundrum)


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Round 1: D I E T G P A O M

Mike: MOATED (6)
Alex: MIDGET (6)
DC: OPIATED (7) MAGPIE (6) GAMETOID (8)
OT: PEGMATOID (18)
Score: 6–6 (max 18)

Round 2: D A T R I S O B E

Mike: DISROBE (7)
Alex: BOARDS (6)
DC: BROADEST (8) TRIBADES (8)
OT: ASTEROID (8) BOARDIES (8) BROASTED (8) RADIOBES (8)
Score: 13–6 (max 26)

Round 3: 75, 7, 5, 4, 4, 10. Target: 312.

Mike: 312. (75 x 4) + 7 + 5 (10)
Alex: 312. (75 x 4) + 7 + 5 (10)
Score: 23–16 (max 36)

Teatime teaser: TEACUPNUT -> PUNCTUATE

Round 4: W I L S E P U R A

Mike: WAILERS (7)
Alex: -
DC: PEARLS (6) PARLIES (7)
OT: SLIPWARE (8) SUPERIAL (8)
Score: 30–16 (max 44)

Round 5: T E N H A I F T B

Mike: BATTEN (6)
Alex: FATTEN (6)
DC: HENBIT (6)
OT: ABIENT (6) BINATE (6) BITTEN (6) FITNAH (6) HENTAI (6)
Score: 36–22 (max 50)

Round 6: 100, 75, 3, 7, 6, 8. Target: 668.

Mike: 668. ((6 + 3) x 75) - 7 (10)
Alex: -
Score: 46–22 (max 60)

Richard talks about his first trip to Lisbon, to cover the Eurovision Song Contest.

Round 7: R U J L A E A R P

Mike: JAPER (5) - should've been disallowed as japer isn't in the dictionary.... :oops: :oops: :roll: :roll:
Alex: PURER (5)
DC: PURLER (6) JULEP (5)
OT: LARRUP (6) LUPARA (6) PARERA (6) PARRAL (6) PARREL (6) PARULA (6) PARURE (6) PERULA (6) PLEURA (6) PURALE (6) UPREAR (6)
Score: 51–27 (max 66)

Round 8: R O F E M G O V I

Mike: GROOVE (6)
Alex: FORGIVE (7)
DC: OVIFORM (7)
OT: GOOFIER (7)
Score: 51–34 (max 73)

Round 9: 100, 8, 10, 4, 6, 7. Target: 498.

Mike: 499. ((10 / (6 - 4)) x 100) - (8 - 7) (7)
Alex: 493.
RR: 498. (8 x 6 x 10) + (100 / 4) - 7 (10)
Score: 58–34 (max 83)

Teatime teaser: RAYRABBIT -> BARBARITY

Round 10: R E M D O S I L A

Mike: MORALISED (18)
Alex: LOADERS (7)
DC: EARLDOMS (8) SIDEARM (7)
OT: MOLARISED (18)
Score: 76–34 (max 101)

Round 11: D Y E A C M L E A

Mike: MEDLEY (6)
Alex: MALADY (6)
DC: ACADEMY (7)
OT: ACADEME (7) ALCAYDE (7)
Score: 82–40 (max 108)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some jewels.

Round 12: V U G N E S A T E

Mike: VAUNTS (6)
Alex: EVENTS (6)
DC: NEGATES (7)
OT: AVENGES (7) AVENUES (7) GENEVAS (7) SANGEET (7) TUNEAGE (7) VAGUEST (7)
Score: 88–46 (max 115)

Round 13: Q U O T S E O N D

Mike: OUSTED (6)
Alex: OUTDONE (7)
DC: OUTDOES (7)
OT: DUOTONES (8)
Score: 88–53 (max 123)

Round 14: 100, 50, 7, 3, 4, 3. Target: 774.

Mike: 774. (100 x 7) + 50 + ((3 + 3) x 4) (10)
Alex: 774. Mistake in working.
Score: 98–53 (max 133)

Round 15: O X E N E A T E R

Alex buzzes on 9.5 seconds to say EXONERATE which is correct.
Final Score: 98–63 (max 143), although should've been 93-63.... (See R7 :roll: :roll: )

Statistics Corner

Mike:
Total score - 98
Raw score - 110
Total % of max - 69
Raw % of max - 77
Total average score per round - 6.5
Raw average score per round - 7.3
Number of maxes - 5

Alex:
Total score - 63
Raw score - 83
Total % of max - 44
Raw % of max - 58
Total average score per round - 4.2
Raw average score per round - 5.5
Number of maxes - 4

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