Monday 18th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 19)

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Monday 18th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 19)

Post by James Robinson » Wed May 01, 2019 8:56 am

Well, after Nick's birthday show on Friday, it's now time for my birthday show, and I look forward to Rachel serving me up a lovely cake with a 31 tile on top of it :!: :!: :D :D 8-) 8-)

Countdown recap for Monday 18 February 2019.

C1: Champion Dorcas Brown (2 wins, 170 points.) A manager of a DNA synthesis facility from Southampton.
C2: Challenger Jon Pople. A structural engineer from Addlestone, Surrey. He has 2 surgeries on his ACL's from football-related injuries. He hopes to do a comedy show before he turns 30..., he is currently 29. :lol: :lol:
DC: Susie Dent and Dave Myers.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: Q D I V M S E I O
R02: R H E A V S U E D
R03: 100, 6, 9, 8, 4, 5. Target: 772.
TTT: SOYALINEN - "Forget about the French fries, think about their potatoes."
R04: C Y A E H P O I L
R05: B O R P C A E O B
R06: 75, 2, 4, 6, 8, 3. Target: 757.
R07: N F P A O E R I M
R08: T P G O A E N M U
R09: 25, 4, 4, 6, 2, 1. Target: 133.
TTT: MATTISACE - "Matt is ace, but if you offer him your ear, he'll chew it."
R10: L D N I A O T F E
R11: S A G I T A D O G
R12: L T R A I L E A D
R13: T Z N R E O I E G
R14: 9, 7, 8, 1, 4, 5. Target: 202.
R15: E M U O N L O G O (conundrum)


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Round 1: Q D I V M S E I O

Dorcas: VIDEO (5)
Jon: MOVIES (6)
DC: IDIOMS (6) VIDEOS (6)
OT: IODISE (6) IODISM (6) MIVIES (6)
Score: 0–6 (max 6)

Round 2: R H E A V S U E D

Dorcas: SHEARED (7)
Jon: HAVERED (7)
DC: ADVERSE (7) RESAVED (7) ADHERES (7)
OT: EVADERS (7) HEADERS (7) HEAVERS (7) SHEAVED (7) USHERED (7)
Score: 7–13 (max 13)

Round 3: 100, 6, 9, 8, 4, 5. Target: 772.

Dorcas: 772. ((100 - 4) x 8) + 9 - 5 (10)
Jon: 772. ((100 - 4) x 8) + 9 - 5 (10)
Score: 17–23 (max 23)

Teatime teaser: SOYALINEN -> LYONNAISE

Round 4: C Y A E H P O I L

Dorcas: CHEAPLY (7)
Jon: cheapily
DC: PEACHY (6) peachily
OT: ALOPECY (7) EPOCHAL (7)
Score: 24–23 (max 30)

Round 5: B O R P C A E O B

Dorcas: COOPER (6)
Jon: CAROB (5)
DC: COBBER (6)
OT: PEROBA (6)
Score: 30–23 (max 36)

Round 6: 75, 2, 4, 6, 8, 3. Target: 757.

Dorcas: 757. ((8 + 2) x 75) + 4 + 3 (10)
Jon: 757. ((8 + 2) x 75) + 4 + 3 (10)
Score: 40–33 (max 46)

Dave talks about trying to cook on live TV, and it all going wrong... :oops: :oops:

Round 7: N F P A O E R I M

Dorcas: PINAFORE (8)
Jon: REMAIN (6)
OT: NAPIFORM (8) PENIFORM (8)
Score: 48–33 (max 54)

Round 8: T P G O A E N M U

Dorcas: MONTAGE (7)
Jon: OUTAGE (6)
DC: MEGATON (7) POTAGE (6) MANGO (5) TUNA (4) PEA (3) NOUGAT (6)
OT: AUGMENT (7) AUTOPEN (7) GEOMANT (7) MAGNETO (7) METAGON (7) MUTAGEN (7) PANTOUM (7) PONTAGE (7) PUTAMEN (7)
Score: 55–33 (max 61)

Round 9: 25, 4, 4, 6, 2, 1. Target: 133.

Dorcas: 133. ((4 + 1) x 25) + 6 + 2 (10)
Jon: 133. ((25 + 6) x 4) + (4 x 2) + 1 (10)
Score: 65–43 (max 71)

Teatime teaser: MATTISACE -> MASTICATE

Round 10: L D N I A O T F E

Dorcas: DELATION (8)
Jon: DELATION (8)
DC: DEFOLIANT (18)
OT: DEFLATION (18)
Score: 73–51 (max 89)

Round 11: S A G I T A D O G

Dorcas: STAID (5)
Jon: TOADS (5)
DC: ADAGIOS (7)
Score: 78–56 (max 96)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "smug" and "snug".

Round 12: L T R A I L E A D

Dorcas: LATERAL (7)
Jon: TRAILED (7)
DC: RALLIED (7) RADIATE (7) LITERAL (7) DALLIER (7) TALLIED (7)
OT: ARILLATE (8) DATALLER (8) TIARELLA (8) TRIALLED (8)
Score: 85–63 (max 104)

Round 13: T Z N R E O I E G

Dorcas: ZEROING (7)
Jon: TEEING (6)
DC: GOINTER (7)
OT: EGOTIZE (7) GENITOR (7) INTEGER (7) TREEING (7) TRIGONE (7)
Score: 92–63 (max 111)

Round 14: 9, 7, 8, 1, 4, 5. Target: 202.

Dorcas: 201.
Jon: 202. ((1 + 4) x 5 x 8) + 9 - 7 (10)
Score: 92–73 (max 121)

Round 15: E M U O N L O G O

Jon buzzes on 3 seconds to say MONOLOGUE which is correct.
Final Score: 92–83 (max 131)

Statistics Corner

Dorcas:
Total score - 92
Raw score - 104
Total % of max - 70
Raw % of max - 79
Total average score per round - 6.1
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 9

Jon:
Total score - 83
Raw score - 106
Total % of max - 63
Raw % of max - 81
Total average score per round - 5.5
Raw average score per round - 7.1
Number of maxes - 7

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=-18
ONWARD TO THE WORLD CUP OF DARTS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek:

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