Wednesday 27th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 26)

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Wednesday 27th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 26)

Post by James Robinson » Sat May 04, 2019 11:01 am

Countdown recap for Wednesday 27 February 2019.

C1: Champion Dinos Sfyris (3 wins, 339 points.) An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
C2: Challenger Jamie Barron. A cafe owner from Nairn, Scottish Highlands.
DC: Susie Dent and Michael Whitehall.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: C O M E S I T P B
R02: M G A E R G R U O
R03: 25, 9, 3, 6, 4, 4. Target: 398.
TTT: TEDISPOOR - "Ted is poor, he's never been one of these at the bank."
R04: F N E A P S I E J
R05: T A D U P A W E R
R06: 50, 75, 8, 8, 2, 9. Target: 431.
R07: T U Q I D O I A V
R08: S R P O U E B L T
R09: 25, 1, 6, 3, 9, 10. Target: 527.
TTT: NOTELUCID - "You could hear every note so clearly when she played this."
R10: L M I E T S A O G
R11: S I D A N E R G A
R12: W N O E R H C A O
R13: N E S I R E T A L
R14: 50, 3, 7, 1, 9, 3. Target: 443.
R15: A N G L E H O A X (conundrum)


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Round 1: C O M E S I T P B

Dinos: TEMPOS (6)
Jamie: COPIES (6)
DC: POETICS (7)
OT: MESOPIC (7) METOPIC (7) MOPIEST (7) OPTIMES (7) STOMPIE (7)
Score: 6–6 (max 7)

Round 2: M G A E R G R U O

Dinos: MORGUE (6)
Jamie: RUGGER (6)
DC: MUGGER (6)
OT: GROGRAM (7) REOGRAM (7) UROGRAM (7)
Score: 12–12 (max 14)

Round 3: 25, 9, 3, 6, 4, 4. Target: 398.

Dinos: 398. (25 x 4 x 4) - (6 / 3) (10)
Jamie: 398. (25 x 4 x 4) - (6 / 3) (10)
Score: 22–22 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: TEDISPOOR -> DEPOSITOR

Round 4: F N E A P S I E J

Dinos: SPINE (5)
Jamie: PAINS (5)
DC: JAPES (5)
OT: EPENAS (6) NEFIES (6) PENSIE (6) PISANE (6)
Score: 27–27 (max 30)

Round 5: T A D U P A W E R

Dinos: UPRATED (7)
Jamie: UPRATED (7)
DC: WARPED (6) UPDATE (6) PARADE (6)
OT: ADAPTER (7) READAPT (7)
Score: 34–34 (max 37)

Round 6: 50, 75, 8, 8, 2, 9. Target: 431.

Dinos: 431. ((50 - 2) x 9) - (8 / 8) (10)
Jamie: 431. Mistake in working.
Score: 44–34 (max 47)

Michael talks about mishaps that took place while he was filming his latest show Travels With My Father with his son, Jack.

Round 7: T U Q I D O I A V

Dinos: VIDIOT (6)
Jamie: AUDIO (5)
OT: DIQUAT (6) IDIOTA (6) QIVIUT (6)
Score: 50–34 (max 53)

Round 8: S R P O U E B L T

Dinos: POSTURE (7)
Jamie: SPOUTER (7)
DC: LOBSTER (7) TROUBLES (8)
OT: PLOUTERS (8) POULTERS (8)
Score: 57–41 (max 61)

Round 9: 25, 1, 6, 3, 9, 10. Target: 527.

Dinos: 527. ((10 + 9) x (25 + 3)) - (6 - 1) (10)
Jamie: 526.
Score: 67–41 (max 71)

Teatime teaser: NOTELUCID -> DULCITONE

Round 10: L M I E T S A O G

Dinos: LOAMIEST (8)
Jamie: gloamiest
DC: GIMLETS (7)
OT: ALIGOTES (8)
Score: 75–41 (max 79)

Round 11: S I D A N E R G A

Dinos: GARDENIAS (18)
Jamie: DRAINAGES (18)
Score: 93–59 (max 97)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some words associated with "country folk".

Round 12: W N O E R H C A O

Dinos: ANCHOR (6)
Jamie: ANCHOR (6)
OT: ARCHEON (7) CORONAE (7)
Score: 99–65 (max 104)

Round 13: N E S I R E T A L

Dinos: TREENAILS (18)
Jamie: LATRINES (8)
DC: TRENAILS (8)
OT: ANTLERIES (18) RESALIENT (18)
Score: 117–65 (max 122)

Round 14: 50, 3, 7, 1, 9, 3. Target: 443.

Dinos: 443. (50 x 9) - 7 (10)
Jamie: 443. (50 x 9) - 7 (10)
Score: 127–75 (max 132)

Round 15: A N G L E H O A X

Dinos buzzes on 0.75 seconds to say HEXAGONAL which is correct.
Final Score: 137–75 (max 142)

After smashing the series best score of 130 yesterday, Dinos now scores a 137, which is the joint 3rd highest in the 15-round format since it's format tweak, joining Mark Davies, Zarte Siempre and Dan McColm. 8-) 8-) 8-)

Statistics Corner

Dinos:
Total score - 137
Raw score - 137
Total % of max - 96
Raw % of max - 96
Total average score per round - 9.1
Raw average score per round - 9.1
Number of maxes - 10 8-)

Jamie:
Total score - 75
Raw score - 95
Total % of max - 53
Raw % of max - 67
Total average score per round - 5.0
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 4

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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