Monday 22nd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 82)

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Monday 22nd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 82)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:38 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 22 October 2018.

C1: Champion Martin May (3 wins, 316 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire.
C2: Challenger Leanne Heath. A dance teacher from Colchester, Essex. She specialises in ecstatic dance, where people just let themselves go... :shock: :lol: 8-)
DC: Susie Dent and Gloria Hunniford.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: E O U F S B D I N
R02: L T D A E G O R U
R03: 50, 75, 10, 7, 6, 3. Target: 967.
TTT: STEINTOES - "These chocolates look like they make one hell of a racket."
R04: O I E D M S U O R
R05: D L T A I U R X A
R06: 25, 4, 6, 8, 1, 1. Target: 907.
R07: P S E U H T L I A
R08: Q P T I O E A C I
R09: 8, 9, 2, 8, 4, 5. Target: 836.
TTT: MASTERPIN - "Whether you're brushing gums or chewing gum, the chances are you're tasting this."
R10: L U H M I A E S P
R11: O A S M N I R E T
R12: F G O A U M O E N
R13: Y R G I A T T O E
R14: 50, 25, 100, 10, 1, 1. Target: 164.
R15: C U R L Y L E A F (conundrum)


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Round 1: E O U F S B D I N

Martin: INFUSED (7)
Leanne: FINDS (5)
DC: FONDUES (7)
OT: BOUDINS (7) FUNDIES (7)
Score: 7–0 (max 7)

Round 2: L T D A E G O R U

Martin: OUTRAGED (8)
Leanne: GROUTED (7)
DC: OUTGLARED (18)
Score: 15–0 (max 25)

Round 3: 50, 75, 10, 7, 6, 3. Target: 967.

Martin: 967. ((7 + 6) x 75) - ((50 / 10) + 3) (10)
Leanne: 966.
Score: 25–0 (max 35)

Teatime teaser: STEINTOES -> NOISETTES

Round 4: O I E D M S U O R

Martin: DIMEROUS (8)
Leanne: sideroom
DC: MOUSIER (7)
OT: DORMOUSE (8) MOIDORES (8)
Score: 33–0 (max 43)

Round 5: D L T A I U R X A

Martin: DATURA (6)
Leanne: RADIAL (6)
OT: DATURIA (7)
Score: 39–6 (max 50)

Round 6: 25, 4, 6, 8, 1, 1. Target: 907.

Martin: 907. (25 x 4 x (8 + 1)) + 6 + 1 (10)
Leanne: 907. (25 x 4 x (8 + 1)) + 6 + 1 (10)
Score: 49–16 (max 60)

Gloria talks about her mother appearing on the Des O'Connor Show alongside Michael Parkinson's and Russell Harty's mums.

Round 7: P S E U H T L I A

Martin: PLATES (6)
Leanne: PULSATE (7)
DC: PLUSHIE (7)
OT: HAPLITES (8) SULPHATE (8) SULPHITE (8)
Score: 49–23 (max 68)

Round 8: Q P T I O E A C I

Martin: POETIC (6)
Leanne: OPIATE (6)
DC: OPACITE (7)
OT: OPIATIC (7) POIETIC (7) POTICIA (7)
Score: 55–29 (max 75)

Round 9: 8, 9, 2, 8, 4, 5. Target: 836.

Martin: 835. (((9 x 8) - 2) x (8 + 4)) - 5 (7)
Leanne: -
RR: 836. (((9 x 2) - 5) x 8 x 8) + 4 (10)
Score: 62–29 (max 85)

Teatime teaser: MASTERPIN -> SPEARMINT

Round 10: L U H M I A E S P

Martin: IMPALES (7)
Leanne: PLUSHIE (7)
DC: LUMPISH (7)
OT: PLUMASHE (8)
Score: 69–36 (max 93)

Round 11: O A S M N I R E T

Martin: MONSTERA (8)
Leanne: MOANIEST (8)
DC: MATRONISE (18)
OT: RANSOMITE (18) ROMANITES (18)
Score: 77–44 (max 111)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "coach" and "train".

Round 12: F G O A U M O E N

Martin: MANGO (5)
Leanne: GNOME (5)
DC: MUNGO (5)
OT: GEONOMA (7)
Score: 82–49 (max 118)

Round 13: Y R G I A T T O E

Martin: ROTATE (6)
Leanne: goatier
DC: GOATY (5) TREATY (6)
OT: GAROTTE (7)
Score: 88–49 (max 125)

Round 14: 50, 25, 100, 10, 1, 1. Target: 164.

Martin: 164. 100 + 50 + 25 - 10 - 1 (10)
Leanne: 164. 100 + 50 + 25 - 10 - 1 (10)
Score: 98–59 (max 135)

Round 15: C U R L Y L E A F

Martin buzzes on 1.75 seconds to say CAREFULLY which is correct.
Final Score: 108–59 (max 145)

Statistics Corner

Martin:
Total score - 108
Raw score - 114
Total % of max - 74
Raw % of max - 79
Total average score per round - 7.2
Raw average score per round - 7.6
Number of maxes - 6

Leanne:
Total score - 59
Raw score - 77
Total % of max - 41
Raw % of max - 53
Total average score per round - 3.9
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 2

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=79
ONWARD TO THE WORLD CUP OF DARTS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek:

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