Tuesday 2nd July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 2)

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Tuesday 2nd July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 2)

Post by James Robinson » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:09 pm

The main camera seems to have moved above the numbers/letters board, as the default position...., will that now be the norm... :?: :?:

Countdown recap for Tuesday 2 July 2019.

C1: Champion Colin Beattie (1 win, 82 points.) A senior finance manager from Arbroath, Angus.
C2: Challenger Jamie Frier. A subeditor for Sky Sports News from Greenford, Greater London.
DC: Susie Dent and Suzi Perry.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R D F A E I S M O
R02: N U B R E W F I E
R03: 25, 9, 6, 4, 6, 7. Target: 670.
TTT: KITCHEESE - "The two girls were the most impudent I've ever come across."
R04: L O I T A V N O D
R05: L U C E M P I T O
R06: 25, 4, 1, 2, 5, 3. Target: 187.
R07: C T S A I E G M K
R08: T O M C E R I S O
R09: 100, 10, 4, 7, 2, 6. Target: 504.
TTT: SOUPTIMER - "It sounds like he doesn't sit up straight when he pretends to be somebody else."
R10: N E D A S Q U T I
R11: R O H A E S C O G
R12: R A H O U S N S E
R13: G T N A A I L D E
R14: 75, 1, 7, 5, 8, 10. Target: 888.
R15: R A G G I N I N E (conundrum)


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Round 1: R D F A E I S M O

Colin: DREAMS (6)
Jamie: FRAMED (6)
DC: ADMIRES (7) ROADIES (7)
OT: MISFARED (8)
Score: 6–6 (max 8)

Round 2: N U B R E W F I E

Colin: unwire
Jamie: WIENER (6)
DC: REFINE (6)
OT: BRUNIE (6) NEWBIE (6) RUBINE (6) UNFREE (6) UNRIFE (6)
Score: 6–12 (max 14)

Round 3: 25, 9, 6, 4, 6, 7. Target: 670.

Colin: 668. (((6 x 4) + 9 - 6) x 25) - 7 (7)
Jamie: 669. Mistake in working.
RR: 670. (((25 x 7) - 6) x 4) - 6 (10)
Score: 13–12 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: KITCHEESE -> CHEEKIEST

Round 4: L O I T A V N O D

Colin: VITAL (5)
Jamie: LOTION (6)
DC: VINDALOO (8)
OT: ADONITOL (8)
Score: 13–18 (max 32)

Round 5: L U C E M P I T O

Colin: POLICE (6)
Jamie: POLITE (6)
DC: COMPILE (7) POLEMIC (7) PICULET (7)
OT: POULTICE (8)
Score: 19–24 (max 40)

Round 6: 25, 4, 1, 2, 5, 3. Target: 187.

Colin: 187. ((2 + 5) x 25) + (4 x 3) (10)
Jamie: 187. ((2 + 5) x 25) + (4 x 3) (10)
Score: 29–34 (max 50)

Suzi talks about a recent trip to India to find some tigers.

Round 7: C T S A I E G M K

Colin: MISTAKE (7)
Jamie: MISTAKE (7)
DC: GAMIEST (7) CAGIEST (7)
OT: STICKAGE (8)
Score: 36–41 (max 58)

Round 8: T O M C E R I S O

Colin: ROOMIEST (8)
Jamie: SCOOTER (7)
DC: MOTORISE (8)
OT: COMERITS (8) MORTICES (8) MOTRICES (8)
Score: 44–41 (max 66)

Round 9: 100, 10, 4, 7, 2, 6. Target: 504.

Colin: 504. ((7 - 2) x 100) + 4 (10)
Jamie: 504. ((7 - 2) x 100) + 4 (10)
Score: 54–51 (max 76)

Teatime teaser: SOUPTIMER -> IMPOSTURE

Round 10: N E D A S Q U T I

Colin: SQUINTED (8)
Jamie: SQUINTED (8)
DC: QUANTISED (18)
Score: 62–59 (max 94)

Round 11: R O H A E S C O G

Colin: SCORE (5)
Jamie: CHOOSER (7)
DC: CHARGES (7) CORSAGE (7) CARGOES (7)
OT: GOASHORE (8)
Score: 62–66 (max 102)

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

Round 12: R A H O U S N S E

Colin: unshares
Jamie: HOUSES (6)
DC: UNHORSES (8) ONRUSHES (8)
OT: ANSEROUS (8) HOARSENS (8) SENHORAS (8)
Score: 62–72 (max 110)

Round 13: G T N A A I L D E

Colin: DEALING (7)
Jamie: GLINTED (7)
DC: DENTALIA (8)
OT: AGENTIAL (8) ALGINATE (8) DELATING (8)
Score: 69–79 (max 118)

Round 14: 75, 1, 7, 5, 8, 10. Target: 888.

Colin: 889. ((7 + 5) x 75) - 10 - 1 (7)
Jamie: 891.
RR: 888. (7 + 5) x (75 - 1) (10)
Score: 76–79 (max 128)

Round 15: R A G G I N I N E

Colin buzzes on 4.25 seconds to say REGAINING which is correct.
Final Score: 86–79 (max 138)

Statistics Corner

Colin:
Total score - 86
Raw score - 96
Total % of max - 62
Raw % of max - 70
Total average score per round - 5.7
Raw average score per round - 6.4
Number of maxes - 4

Jamie:
Total score - 79
Raw score - 93
Total % of max - 57
Raw % of max - 67
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 6.2
Number of maxes - 3

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