Wednesday 1st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 71)

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Wednesday 1st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 71)

Post by James Robinson » Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:41 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 1 May 2019.

C1: Challenger Roy Noon. A retired business rates manager from Southport, Lancashire. He plays guitar and likes to sing too.
C2: Challenger Katie Walvin. A data entry operator from Worksop, Nottinghamshire. She loves Las Vegas and even though she has only visited once, she instantly fell in love with the place.
DC: Susie Dent and Al Murray.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: N R K A I N E A S
R02: W C I I N V E A T
R03: 75, 8, 2, 1, 2, 6. Target: 226.
TTT: CIDERFAIL - "He cleared up any confusion over his use of ghee in the kitchen."
R04: M R L O E I S T O
R05: D S Z A U B S E O
R06: 75, 100, 6, 8, 9, 7. Target: 525.
R07: V A I P F E T S A
R08: D W O I E R D N A
R09: 25, 6, 9, 3, 8, 4. Target: 768.
TTT: DADGOESIN - "Dad goes in to see the doctor to have his illness medically confirmed."
R10: X G N O E G S O E
R11: Y R U M E B R E A
R12: P T U I R C A R E
R13: J D T O I S A P E
R14: 25, 75, 6, 8, 8, 2. Target: 881.
R15: D E E P E R C O D (conundrum)


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Round 1: N R K A I N E A S

Roy: SNAKIER (7)
Katie: SNAKIER (7)
DC: SKEIN (5)
OT: KINARAS (7) RANINES (7) RANNIES (7) SKINNER (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 7)

Round 2: W C I I N V E A T

Roy: INVITE (6)
Katie: WINCE (5)
DC: TWAIN (5) TWICE (5) INACTIVE (8)
Score: 13–7 (max 15)

Round 3: 75, 8, 2, 1, 2, 6. Target: 226.

Roy: 225.
Katie: 226. ((6 / 2) x 75) + 1 (10)
Score: 13–17 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: CIDERFAIL -> CLARIFIED

Round 4: M R L O E I S T O

Roy: TOOLERS (7)
Katie: ROOMIEST (8)
DC: ROOTLES (7) MOTORISE (8)
OT: OESTRIOL (8) ROOMLETS (8) TOILSOME (8) TREMOLOS (8)
Score: 13–25 (max 33)

Round 5: D S Z A U B S E O

Roy: ABUSED (6)
Katie: ABUSED (6)
DC: BOSSED (6) BUSSED (6)
OT: ABODES (6) ABUSES (6) ADOBES (6) DAUBES (6) DEBOSS (6) DOUSES (6) SABOED (6) SOUSED (6) SUBSEA (6)
Score: 19–31 (max 39)

Round 6: 75, 100, 6, 8, 9, 7. Target: 525.

Roy: 525. (100 x 6) - 75 (10)
Katie: 525. 7 x 75 (10)
Score: 29–41 (max 49)

Al talks about his love of modern history, and a World War II show he did called The Road To Berlin.

Round 7: V A I P F E T S A

Roy: VISTA (5)
Katie: FIESTA (6)
DC: AVIATES (7)
Score: 29–47 (max 56)

Round 8: D W O I E R D N A

Roy: WINDER (6)
Katie: WANDER (6)
DC: ANDROID (7) DOWDIER (7) ORDAINED (8)
Score: 35–53 (max 64)

Round 9: 25, 6, 9, 3, 8, 4. Target: 768.

Roy: -
Katie: -
RR: 768. (25 - ((6 + 3) / 9)) x 8 x 4 (10)
Score: 35–53 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: DADGOESIN -> DIAGNOSED

Round 10: X G N O E G S O E

Roy: GOOSE (5)
Katie: GOOSE (5)
DC: GOONS (5)
OT: NGEGES (6)
Score: 40–58 (max 80)

Round 11: Y R U M E B R E A

Roy: rumber
Katie: MERRY (5)
DC: murray BEAMER (6)
OT: MARRUBE (7)
Score: 40–63 (max 87)

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

Round 12: P T U I R C A R E

Roy: CARPET (6)
Katie: CAPTURE (7)
DC: PICTURER (8) PICRATE (7)
OT: CAPTURER (8)
Score: 40–70 (max 95)

Round 13: J D T O I S A P E

Roy: DOPIEST (7)
Katie: POSTED (6)
DC: OPIATES (7) POSITED (7) DIOPTASE (8)
Score: 47–70 (max 103)

Round 14: 25, 75, 6, 8, 8, 2. Target: 881.

Roy: -
Katie: 880. (25 + 75 + 8 + 2) x 8 (7)
RR: 881. (((75 x 2) + (8 / 8)) x 6) - 25 (10)
Score: 47–77 (max 113)

Round 15: D E E P E R C O D

No one buzzes. The answer was PROCEEDED.
Final Score: 47–77 (max 123)

Statistics Corner

Roy:
Total score - 47
Raw score - 72
Total % of max - 38
Raw % of max - 59
Total average score per round - 3.1
Raw average score per round - 4.8
Number of maxes - 3

Katie:
Total score - 77
Raw score - 88
Total % of max - 63
Raw % of max - 72
Total average score per round - 5.1
Raw average score per round - 5.9
Number of maxes - 5

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