Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)

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Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:37 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 30 November 2018.

C1: Challenger John Broderick. A retired car worker from Liverpool. He used to work in Halewood making Ford cars and vans up until 2010, before doing a security job.
C2: Challenger Julie Gray. A school cover supervisor from Yarm, Cleveland. She loves football, and is a big Middlesbrough F.C. fan.
DC: Susie Dent and Jenny Eclair.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R O C I M S A L U
R02: A D G T O E D S E
R03: 100, 25, 7, 1, 8, 10. Target: 691.
TTT: SEEDOCTOR - "He went to see the doctor, but went this way, instead of driving."
R04: I M Z R A E I V X
R05: N A S U T E P W L
R06: 75, 50, 1, 4, 10, 2. Target: 821.
R07: D O H E R P A N T
R08: Y B N E O E R J T
R09: 50, 100, 4, 2, 1, 9. Target: 999.
TTT: TOMTENDER - "Tom was feeling very tender, he'd had a long bout of mental suffering."
R10: B P R E I O W M E
R11: G E S A L E T T R
R12: H I S C N O A E L
R13: R A D A P U T O S
R14: 100, 25, 8, 2, 10, 6. Target: 686.
R15: S O U P T O K E N (conundrum)


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Round 1: R O C I M S A L U

John: MICROS (6)
Julie: MICROS (6)
DC: MUSICAL (7) CLAMOURS (8)
OT: LACRIMOUS (18)
Score: 6–6 (max 18)

Round 2: A D G T O E D S E

John: SEATED (6)
Julie: goated
DC: GOATEED (7) SEDATED (7) GOATEES (7)
OT: DOGEATES (8)
Score: 12–6 (max 26)

Round 3: 100, 25, 7, 1, 8, 10. Target: 691.

John: 691. (7 x 100) - (1 + 8) (10)
Julie: 691. (7 x 100) - (1 + 8) (10)
Score: 22–16 (max 36)

Teatime teaser: SEEDOCTOR -> SCOOTERED

Round 4: I M Z R A E I V X

John: MARE (4)
Julie: MIXER (5)
DC: MAZIER (6) VIREMIA (7)
Score: 22–21 (max 43)

Round 5: N A S U T E P W L

John: UNPLEATS (8)
Julie: PLANETS (7)
DC: WALNUTS (7) PEANUTS (7)
Score: 30–21 (max 51)

Round 6: 75, 50, 1, 4, 10, 2. Target: 821.

John: 821. ((10 + 1) x 75) - 4 (10)
Julie: -
Score: 40–21 (max 61)

Jenny talks about receiving a surprise present from her husband, which turned out to be a cactus!! :P :P :lol: :lol:

Round 7: D O H E R P A N T

John: PARTED (6)
Julie: PANTHER (7)
DC: ORPHAN (6) ORPHANED (8)
OT: HAPTERON (8) PHONATED (8) PRONATED (8)
Score: 40–28 (max 69)

Round 8: Y B N E O E R J T

John: ENTRY (5)
Julie: retone
DC: ENJOY (5) ENJOYER (7)
Score: 45–28 (max 76)

Round 9: 50, 100, 4, 2, 1, 9. Target: 999.

John: 1000. (9 + 1) x 100 (7)
Julie: 998. ((9 + 1) x 100) - 2 (7)
RR: 999. ((9 - 4) x 2 x 100) - 1 (10)
Score: 52–35 (max 86)

Teatime teaser: TOMTENDER -> TORMENTED

Round 10: B P R E I O W M E

John: EMPIRE (6)
Julie: EMPOWER (7)
DC: EMBOWER (7)
Score: 52–42 (max 93)

Round 11: G E S A L E T T R

John: GREATEST (8)
Julie: RATTLES (7)
DC: LETTERS (7) GALETTES (8)
OT: STRATEGE (8)
Score: 60–42 (max 101)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "bib" and "tucker".

Round 12: H I S C N O A E L

John: chanels
Julie: CHOLINE (7)
DC: SCONE (5) OILCANS (7)
OT: CHALONES (8) CLEANISH (8) HELICONS (8)
Score: 60–49 (max 109)

Round 13: R A D A P U T O S

John: sported
Julie: SPROUT (6)
DC: ADAPTORS (8) AUTORADS (8)
Score: 60–55 (max 117)

Round 14: 100, 25, 8, 2, 10, 6. Target: 686.

John: -
Julie: 682. (100 x 6) + (8 x 10) + 2 (7)
RR: 686. ((100 - 25 + 10) x 8) + 6 (10)
Score: 60–62 (max 127)

Round 15: S O U P T O K E N

Julie buzzes on 1 second to say OUTSPOKEN which is correct.
Final Score: 60–72 (max 137)

Statistics Corner

John:
Total score - 60
Raw score - 76
Total % of max - 44
Raw % of max - 55
Total average score per round - 4.0
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 4

Julie:
Total score - 72
Raw score - 86
Total % of max - 53
Raw % of max - 63
Total average score per round - 4.8
Raw average score per round - 5.7
Number of maxes - 3

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