Monday 17th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 104)

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Monday 17th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 104)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:17 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 17 June 2019.

C1: Champion Dan Dawson (1 win, 64 points.) A planning manager from Basingstoke, Hampshire.
C2: Challenger Imogen Gordon. An A-Level student from Hale Barnes, Cheshire. She volunteers in a care home for people with Alzheimer's, and even plays the clarinet and sings songs to the people.
DC: Susie Dent and Adrian Chiles.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: V C N O I E A R G
R02: E U E D D L O E M
R03: 50, 100, 3, 8, 6, 4. Target: 941.
TTT: MAGICPINT - "His wisdom teeth were starting to have an affect on him."
R04: I O E R K D S A N
R05: G P H F O E A M O
R06: 100, 10, 1, 3, 8, 6. Target: 216.
R07: I A L T C W E E T
R08: I A R X M E N A E
R09: 50, 7, 7, 8, 6, 10. Target: 741.
TTT: AXEROBBET - "He was victorious in the ring, then made drum noises with his mouth."
R10: A E A R D I O S J
R11: B S Q E A O I M R
R12: E E I Y V T U A R
R13: S H E I O T F E S
R14: 100, 4, 6, 7, 10, 1. Target: 343.
R15: O D D E R B L U E (conundrum)


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Round 1: V C N O I E A R G

Dan: COINAGE (7)
Imogen: CRAVING (7)
DC: COVERING (8) VERONICA (8)
Score: 7–7 (max 8)

Round 2: E U E D D L O E M

Dan: demould
Imogen: MUDDLE (6)
DC: MOULDED (7) MODULE (6)
Score: 7–13 (max 15)

Round 3: 50, 100, 3, 8, 6, 4. Target: 941.

Dan: 944.
Imogen: 940. (100 x 8) + (50 x 3) - (4 + 6) (7)
RR: 941. ((100 + 50 + 8) x 6) - 4 - 3 (10)
Score: 7–20 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: MAGICPINT -> IMPACTING

Round 4: I O E R K D S A N

Dan: SANDIER (7)
Imogen: ROADIES (7)
DC: ANEROIDS (8)
OT: ANODISER (8)
Score: 14–27 (max 33)

Round 5: G P H F O E A M O

Dan: PHAGE (5)
Imogen: HOPE (4)
DC: OOMPAH (6) HOMAGE (6)
OT: OHMAGE (6)
Score: 19–27 (max 39)

Round 6: 100, 10, 1, 3, 8, 6. Target: 216.

Dan: 216. ((3 - 1) x 100) + 10 + 6 (10)
Imogen: 216. ((3 - 1) x 100) + 10 + 6 (10)
Score: 29–37 (max 49)

Adrian talks about how "the written word" is still important in modern life.

Round 7: I A L T C W E E T

Dan: TWEET (5)
Imogen: CATTLE (6)
DC: LATTICE (7) TACTILE (7)
OT: AILETTE (7) LETTICE (7)
Score: 29–43 (max 56)

Round 8: I A R X M E N A E

Dan: EXAMINER (8)
Imogen: AXEMAN (6)
Score: 37–43 (max 64)

Round 9: 50, 7, 7, 8, 6, 10. Target: 741.

Dan: -
Imogen: 740. ((7 + 8) x 50) - 10 (7)
RR: 741. ((7 + 8) x 50) - 10 + 7 - 6 (10)
Score: 37–50 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: AXEROBBET -> BEATBOXER

Round 10: A E A R D I O S J

Dan: RADIOS (6)
Imogen: dosier
DC: ROADIES (7) - which Imogen spotted earlier on.... :roll: :roll: :oops: :oops: (not sure if I've ever seen anyone miss something they've got earlier in the show before....)
OT: RADIOES (7) RAJOIDS (7)
Score: 43–50 (max 81)

Round 11: B S Q E A O I M R

Dan: BIOMES (6)
Imogen: SOMBRE (6)
DC: AIRSOME (7)
OT: AMBRIES (7) RIMBASE (7)
Score: 49–56 (max 88)

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

Round 12: E E I Y V T U A R

Dan: VIRTUE (6)
Imogen: EATER (5)
DC: VARIETY (7)
OT: EVIRATE (7)
Score: 55–56 (max 95)

Round 13: S H E I O T F E S

Dan: HOISTS (6)
Imogen: SHEETS (6)
DC: SOFTIES (7) FETISHES (8)
Score: 61–62 (max 103)

Round 14: 100, 4, 6, 7, 10, 1. Target: 343.

Dan: 342.
Imogen: 343. (100 x 4) - ((6 - 1) x 10) - 7 (10)
Score: 61–72 (max 113)

Round 15: O D D E R B L U E

Imogen buzzes on 6.5 seconds to say REDOUBLED which is correct.
Final Score: 61–82 (max 123)

Statistics Corner

Dan:
Total score - 61
Raw score - 80
Total % of max - 50
Raw % of max - 65
Total average score per round - 4.1
Raw average score per round - 5.3
Number of maxes - 2

Imogen:
Total score - 82
Raw score - 97
Total % of max - 67
Raw % of max - 79
Total average score per round - 5.5
Raw average score per round - 6.5
Number of maxes - 3

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=80
CO:WY COMING SOON.... ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek:

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