Monday 11th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 34)

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Monday 11th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 34)

Post by James Robinson » Mon May 06, 2019 10:32 am

Countdown recap for Monday 11 March 2019.

C1: Champion Maggie Barlow (2 wins, 176 points.) A retired librarian from Lutterworth, Leicestershire.
C2: Challenger Daniel Corcoran. A professional footballer from Dublin. He plays as a centre forward for Bohemians F.C., and has played for the Republic of Ireland under-16's, 17's and 19's national sides too. 8-) 8-) 8-)
DC: Susie Dent and Helen Fospero.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: G D P I U O T P Z
R02: S D I E S B F A L
R03: 25, 1, 7, 1, 10, 4. Target: 442.
TTT: ACCEDEEND - "It sounds like ten Susies are showing extreme self-indulgence."
R04: T C Q A E S R O S
R05: L H G R E A E S N
R06: 75, 4, 1, 3, 7, 5. Target: 189.
R07: L R M I E K Y A S
R08: M N O E T R W A T
R09: 25, 100, 75, 9, 9, 10. Target: 829.
TTT: REDWHITES - "Red wine with the meal, or a white? She really wasn't sure which way to go."
R10: P C E O D N M E V
R11: O I E R J T N B A
R12: G L O U T R S E L
R13: V D H P I O E R I
R14: 75, 5, 4, 1, 7, 8. Target: 689.
R15: H O B A W A R D S (conundrum)


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Round 1: G D P I U O T P Z

Maggie: POUT (4)
Daniel: digout
DC: ZIPPO (5)
OT: PUPOID (6)
Score: 4–0 (max 6)

Round 2: S D I E S B F A L

Maggie: DISABLES (8)
Daniel: BALDIES (7)
Score: 12–0 (max 14)

Round 3: 25, 1, 7, 1, 10, 4. Target: 442.

Maggie: 442. (25 + 1) x (10 + 7) (10)
Daniel: 445.
Score: 22–0 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: ACCEDEEND -> DECADENCE

Round 4: T C Q A E S R O S

Maggie: COARSEST (8)
Daniel: ROASTS (6)
DC: COASTERS (8)
Score: 30–0 (max 32)

Round 5: L H G R E A E S N

Maggie: ENLARGES (8)
Daniel: ENLARGES (8)
DC: GENERALS (8) SHAGREEN (8)
OT: GLEANERS (8) LEHENGAS (8)
Score: 38–8 (max 40)

Round 6: 75, 4, 1, 3, 7, 5. Target: 189.

Maggie: 189. (75 - (7 + 5)) x 3 (10)
Daniel: 189. Mistake in working.
Score: 48–8 (max 50)

Helen talks about her next adventure, in which she will attempt to climb the highest peak of the Atlas Mountains in Africa.

Round 7: L R M I E K Y A S

Maggie: smearily
Daniel: MAKERS (6)
DC: MILKY (5) SILKY (5) MARLIES (7) SMIRKY (6)
OT: MAILERS (7) MAKIYES (7) MALKIES (7) MARLEYS (7) MILKERS (7) MISERLY (7) RAMKIES (7) RAYLIKE (7) REALISM (7) REMAILS (7) RIMAYES (7) SARKILY (7)
Score: 48–14 (max 57)

Round 8: M N O E T R W A T

Maggie: TORMENT (7)
Daniel: TORMENT (7)
DC: TOMENTA (7)
OT: MAROTTE (7) MONTERA (7)
Score: 55–21 (max 64)

Round 9: 25, 100, 75, 9, 9, 10. Target: 829.

Maggie: 826.
Daniel: 829. ((100 - 9) x 9) + 10 (10)
Score: 55–31 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: REDWHITES -> SWITHERED

Round 10: P C E O D N M E V

Maggie: compend
Daniel: DEMON (5)
DC: ENCODE (6) OVENED (6) COMPED (6)
OT: VENOMED (7)
Score: 55–36 (max 81)

Round 11: O I E R J T N B A

Maggie: BARITONE (8)
Daniel: beration
DC: OBTAINER (8)
OT: REOBTAIN (8)
Score: 63–36 (max 89)

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

Round 12: G L O U T R S E L

Maggie: GULLETS (7)
Daniel: OUTSELL (7)
OT: REGULOS (7) ROUGETS (7) SELLOUT (7)
Score: 70–43 (max 96)

Round 13: V D H P I O E R I

Maggie: PROVIDE (7)
Daniel: PROVIDE (7)
OT: IVORIED (7)
Score: 77–50 (max 103)

Round 14: 75, 5, 4, 1, 7, 8. Target: 689.

Maggie: 689. ((75 + 4 + 7) x 8) + 1 (10)
Daniel: 688.
Score: 87–50 (max 113)

Round 15: H O B A W A R D S

Maggie buzzes on 3.75 seconds to say WASHBOARD which is correct.
Final Score: 97–50 (max 123)

Statistics Corner

Maggie:
Total score - 97
Raw score - 104
Total % of max - 79
Raw % of max - 85
Total average score per round - 6.5
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 11 8-)

Daniel:
Total score - 50
Raw score - 77
Total % of max - 41
Raw % of max - 63
Total average score per round - 3.3
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 5

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=80
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