Wednesday 24th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 84)

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Wednesday 24th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 84)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:57 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 24 October 2018.

C1: Champion Martin May (5 wins, 525 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire.
C2: Challenger Maria Michaels. A mum from Liverpool. She loves watching the show with her 2-year-old son.
DC: Susie Dent and Gloria Hunniford.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: O E D T P A Q I U
R02: L E G I P N O C P
R03: 50, 100, 4, 7, 2, 8. Target: 941.
TTT: PINMELTME - "Put a plan into effect using a specific tool."
R04: F E M O L A T X I
R05: S R N E O L E M S
R06: 75, 7, 3, 10, 5, 6. Target: 336.
R07: A U O N R D I D N
R08: S T A O G R E S A
R09: 6, 2, 4, 3, 1, 6. Target: 942.
TTT: FINEEDICT - "His diet was OK, but it was badly lacking in Vitamin B."
R10: T I V H L O U I S
R11: W S A U I R J H T
R12: E L S F A D K U A
R13: I U O R R N E T U
R14: 75, 4, 6, 3, 1, 7. Target: 608.
R15: D E N T S E P I C (conundrum)


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Round 1: O E D T P A Q I U

Martin: QUOITED (7)
Maria: OPIATED (7)
DC: OPAQUE (6) OPAQUED (7)
OT: EUTOPIA (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 7)

Round 2: L E G I P N O C P

Martin: ELOPING (7)
Maria: COPING (6)
DC: CLOPPING (8)
OT: PEOPLING (8)
Score: 14–7 (max 15)

Round 3: 50, 100, 4, 7, 2, 8. Target: 941.

Martin: 936.
Maria: 943. ((8 + 2) x 100) - 50 - 7 (7)
RR: 941. ((100 + 50 + 8) x (4 + 2)) - 7 (10)
Score: 14–14 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: PINMELTME -> IMPLEMENT

Round 4: F E M O L A T X I

Martin: FOLIATE (7)
Maria: MOTEL (5)
DC: exfoliate
OT: FLOATIE (7) FOXTAIL (7) MALEFIT (7)
Score: 21–14 (max 32)

Round 5: S R N E O L E M S

Martin: MORSELS (7)
Maria: NORMLESS (8)
DC: remorse
OT: MORENESS (8)
Score: 21–22 (max 40)

Round 6: 75, 7, 3, 10, 5, 6. Target: 336.

Martin: 336. ((75 - 7) x 5) - (10 - 6) (10)
Maria: 335.
Score: 31–22 (max 50)

Gloria talks about getting drunk on Tia Marias and going drunk live on air... :P :P :lol: :lol:

Round 7: A U O N R D I D N

Martin: ANDIRON (7)
Maria: ANDROID (7)
DC: UNORDAIN (8)
OT: ORDINAND (8)
Score: 38–29 (max 58)

Round 8: S T A O G R E S A

Martin: storages
Maria: STAGERS (7)
DC: STORAGE (7)
OT: AGAROSE (7) GASEOSA (7) OARAGES (7) ORGEATS (7) SERTAOS (7) TOERAGS (7)
Score: 38–36 (max 65)

Round 9: 6, 2, 4, 3, 1, 6. Target: 942.

Martin: 936. ((4 x 3) + 1) x 2 x 6 x 6 (5)
Maria: 36.
Score: 43–36 (max 70)

Teatime teaser: FINEEDICT -> DEFICIENT

Round 10: T I V H L O U I S

Martin: LOUTISH (7)
Maria: -
OT: OVULIST (7) VIOLIST (7)
Score: 50–36 (max 77)

Round 11: W S A U I R J H T

Martin: JURIST (6)
Maria: WAIST (5)
DC: WRATHS (6) WRAITHS (7)
OT: TRISHAW (7)
Score: 56–36 (max 84)

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

Round 12: E L S F A D K U A

Martin: FLAKED (6)
Maria: FLAKED (6)
DC: FLAKES (6) SLAKED (6) flasked
OT: AEFAULD (7)
Score: 62–42 (max 91)

Round 13: I U O R R N E T U

Martin: ROUTINE (7)
Maria: TOURER (6)
DC: ROUTINER (8)
OT: NOURITURE (18)
Score: 69–42 (max 109)

Round 14: 75, 4, 6, 3, 1, 7. Target: 608.

Martin: 608. (((4 x 3) + 75) x 7) - 1 (10)
Maria: 607.
Score: 79–42 (max 119)

Round 15: D E N T S E P I C

Martin buzzes on 1.25 seconds to say INSPECTED which is correct.
Final Score: 89–42 (max 129)

Statistics Corner

Martin:
Total score - 89
Raw score - 103
Total % of max - 69
Raw % of max - 80
Total average score per round - 5.9
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 7

Maria:
Total score - 42
Raw score - 78
Total % of max - 33
Raw % of max - 60
Total average score per round - 2.8
Raw average score per round - 5.2
Number of maxes - 3

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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