Thursday 28th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 27)

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Thursday 28th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 27)

Post by James Robinson » Sat May 04, 2019 2:58 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 28 February 2019.

C1: Champion Dinos Sfyris (4 wins, 476 points.) An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
C2: Challenger Jake Pacifico. An executive search from Elstree, Hertfordshire. He's a big Tottenham Hotspur fan, and has had a season ticket holder for 28 years, and has also travelled all over the world with them.
DC: Susie Dent and Michael Whitehall.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T U L A H E D Y I
R02: N S R D E O I L A
R03: 100, 9, 10, 10, 6, 1. Target: 430.
TTT: STONYPITH - "I'm not suggesting he's a boring man, but he can certainly send me to sleep."
R04: S K R V I E O F U
R05: S A M E S R A O M
R06: 100, 3, 4, 7, 1, 8. Target: 370.
R07: W U S E N I S R Z
R08: L T N L O A U G I
R09: 75, 5, 10, 9, 8, 4. Target: 867.
TTT: CRIMPFEET - "This word may not relate to Basil, but it's definitely faulty."
R10: S C D P O A E I N
R11: T E R O T N A E G
R12: R H M X I O E S L
R13: B A G E D T A I D
R14: 75, 1, 1, 5, 7, 2. Target: 185.
R15: P A Y R E N T A L (conundrum)


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Round 1: T U L A H E D Y I

Dinos: deathily
Jake: DETAIL (6)
DC: DEATHLY (7) HEADILY (7) DUALITY (7)
OT: HYALITE (7) IDEALTY (7)
Score: 0–6 (max 7)

Round 2: N S R D E O I L A

Dinos: DARIOLES (8)
Jake: ORDINALS (8)
DC: LARDONS (7) ISLANDER (8)
OT: ADINOLES (8) AILERONS (8) ALERIONS (8) ALIENORS (8) ANEROIDS (8) ANODISER (8) LADRONES (8) NODALISE (8) RADIOLES (8) RODINALS (8) ROSALINE (8) SOLANDER (8)
Score: 8–14 (max 15)

Round 3: 100, 9, 10, 10, 6, 1. Target: 430.

Dinos: 430. ((6 x 9) - 10 - 1) x 10 (10)
Jake: 435.
Score: 18–14 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: STONYPITH -> HYPNOTIST

Round 4: S K R V I E O F U

Dinos: SKIVER (6)
Jake: SKIVER (6)
DC: VIREOS (6)
OT: FIVERS (6) FURIES (6) KEFIRS (6) RIVOSE (6) ROUSIE (6) RUSKIE (6) SURFIE (6)
Score: 24–20 (max 31)

Round 5: S A M E S R A O M

Dinos: SAMOSA (6)
Jake: SAMOSA (6)
DC: MORASS (6) MARMOSES (8)
Score: 30–26 (max 39)

Round 6: 100, 3, 4, 7, 1, 8. Target: 370.

Dinos: 370. ((100 - 7) x 4) - (3 - 1) (10)
Jake: 371.
Score: 40–26 (max 49)

Michael talks about his ill-fated stand-up gig in Hereford.

Round 7: W U S E N I S R Z

Dinos: SUNRISE (7)
Jake: SUNRISE (7)
DC: INSURES (7) SINEWS (6)
OT: NURSIES (7) SUNWISE (7)
Score: 47–33 (max 56)

Round 8: L T N L O A U G I

Dinos: alloting
Jake: alloting
DC: GALLON (6) TOLLING (7) GALLIOT (7)
OT: ANTILOG (7) AUTOING (7) LINGUAL (7) LINGULA (7) NUTGALL (7) OLATING (7) OUTGAIN (7) OUTLAIN (7)
Score: 47–33 (max 63)

Round 9: 75, 5, 10, 9, 8, 4. Target: 867.

Dinos: 866.
Jake: 867. ((75 + 5 + 8) x 10) - 9 - 4 (10)
Score: 47–43 (max 73)

Teatime teaser: CRIMPFEET -> IMPERFECT

Round 10: S C D P O A E I N

Dinos: CAPONISED (18)
Jake: DEACONS (7)
Score: 65–43 (max 91)

Round 11: T E R O T N A E G

Dinos: tetragon
Jake: TARGET (6)
DC: GAROTTE (7) ORGANETTE (18)
OT: TERATOGEN (18)
Score: 65–49 (max 109)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "queue" and "shampoo".

Round 12: R H M X I O E S L

Dinos: HEROISM (7)
Jake: MOILERS (7)
DC: MOREISH (7)
Score: 72–56 (max 116)

Round 13: B A G E D T A I D

Dinos: ABATED (6)
Jake: addage
DC: ADAGE (5) BADGED (6) TEABAG (6)
OT: ADIATED (7)
Score: 78–56 (max 123)

Round 14: 75, 1, 1, 5, 7, 2. Target: 185.

Dinos: 185. ((75 - 1) x 5) / 2 (10)
Jake: 180.
Score: 88–56 (max 133)

Round 15: P A Y R E N T A L

Dinos buzzes on 1.75 seconds to say PLANETARY which is correct.
Final Score: 98–56 (max 143)

Statistics Corner

Dinos:
Total score - 98
Raw score - 105
Total % of max - 69
Raw % of max - 73
Total average score per round - 6.5
Raw average score per round - 7.0
Number of maxes - 9

Jake:
Total score - 56
Raw score - 84
Total % of max - 39
Raw % of max - 59
Total average score per round - 3.7
Raw average score per round - 5.6
Number of maxes - 5

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