Tuesday 9th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 7)

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Tuesday 9th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 7)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:05 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 9 July 2019.

C1: Champion Tom Silverlock (4 wins, 320 points.) An electrical engineer from Camden, Greater London.
C2: Challenger Trevor Coates. A retired electrical engineer from Chester. He likes cycling with the Chester Easy Riders.
DC: Susie Dent and Michaela Strachan.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: H O S I M E N T A
R02: F N D I U O A L M
R03: 25, 9, 5, 2, 7, 2. Target: 661.
TTT: NOSEONHIM - "The nose on him is bright purple, he's been overdoing it with this."
R04: J D R I E U A N L
R05: C S I R A G O D I
R06: 100, 5, 4, 7, 8, 6. Target: 460.
R07: L R A F E W I S O
R08: V R P A U I E B S
R09: 75, 9, 10, 5, 4, 3. Target: 731.
TTT: ISTRACHAN - "Neither Gordon nor Michaela would dream of behaving like this."
R10: M S X L A E O P G
R11: T I D E N U T H A
R12: R S Y I E O A R T
R13: N E D A B I C S O
R14: 100, 1, 4, 6, 1, 7. Target: 454.
R15: B I N C I G A R S (conundrum)


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Round 1: H O S I M E N T A

Tom: HITMEN (6)
Trevor: MOISTEN (7)
DC: AMNIOTES (8)
OT: ANTHEMIS (8) MOANIEST (8)
Score: 0–7 (max 8)

Round 2: F N D I U O A L M

Tom: ALMOND (6)
Trevor: MOUND (5)
DC: MANIFOLD (8)
OT: UNIMODAL (8)
Score: 6–7 (max 16)

Round 3: 25, 9, 5, 2, 7, 2. Target: 661.

Tom: 666. (((2 x 5 x 2) + 7) x 25) - 9 (7)
Trevor: 666. Mistake in working.
RR: 661. ((5 - 2) x 9 x 25) - (2 x 7) (10)
Score: 13–7 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: NOSEONHIM -> MOONSHINE

Round 4: J D R I E U A N L

Tom: LAUNDER (7)
Trevor: JAILER (6)
DC: UNRAILED (8)
OT: UNJAILED (8)
Score: 20–7 (max 34)

Round 5: C S I R A G O D I

Tom: CORGIS (6)
Trevor: RAIDS (5)
DC: SARCOID (7)
OT: RAIOIDS (7)
Score: 26–7 (max 41)

Round 6: 100, 5, 4, 7, 8, 6. Target: 460.

Tom: 460. Mistake in working.
Trevor: 460. (8 + 7 + 100) x 4 (10)
Score: 26–17 (max 51)

Michaela talks about working with sticklebacks on Springwatch.

Round 7: L R A F E W I S O

Tom: FLOWERS (7)
Trevor: foilers
DC: FILER (5) FOWLER (6) OILER (5) AIRFLOWS (8)
OT: FORESAIL (8)
Score: 33–17 (max 59)

Round 8: V R P A U I E B S

Tom: RABIES (6)
Trevor: PAVERS (6)
DC: VIPERS (6) ABUSIVE (7)
OT: PARVISE (7) PAVISER (7) UPRAISE (7)
Score: 39–23 (max 66)

Round 9: 75, 9, 10, 5, 4, 3. Target: 731.

Tom: 731. ((75 - (4 - 3)) x 10) - 9 (10)
Trevor: 731. (10 x 75) - ((3 x 5) + 4) (10)
Score: 49–33 (max 76)

Teatime teaser: ISTRACHAN -> ANARCHIST

Round 10: M S X L A E O P G

Tom: gloats
Trevor: GLEAMS (6)
OT: MEGALOPS (8)
Score: 49–39 (max 84)

Round 11: T I D E N U T H A

Tom: TAINTED (7)
Trevor: HAUNTED (7)
DC: DENT (4) TAUNTED (7) UNITED (6)
OT: ATTUNED (7) AUDIENT (7) NUTATED (7) NUTHEAD (7)
Score: 56–46 (max 91)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "bride-well" and "clink".

Round 12: R S Y I E O A R T

Tom: TARRIES (7)
Trevor: SORTIE (6)
DC: ROASTERY (8)
OT: ROTARIES (8)
Score: 63–46 (max 99)

Round 13: N E D A B I C S O

Tom: CANDIES (7)
Trevor: BANDIES (7)
DC: CABINED (7) DIOCESAN (8)
Score: 70–53 (max 107)

Round 14: 100, 1, 4, 6, 1, 7. Target: 454.

Tom: 454. ((100 + 7 + 6) x 4) + 1 + 1 (10)
Trevor: 454. (100 x 4) + ((7 + 1 + 1) x 6) (10)
Score: 80–63 (max 117)

Round 15: B I N C I G A R S

Trevor buzzes on 10.5 seconds to say ASCRIBING which is correct.
Final Score: 80–73 (max 127)

Statistics Corner

Tom:
Total score - 80
Raw score - 86
Total % of max - 63
Raw % of max - 68
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 5.7
Number of maxes - 3

Trevor:
Total score - 73
Raw score - 95
Total % of max - 57
Raw % of max - 75
Total average score per round - 4.9
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 5

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=81
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