Tuesday 16th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 11)

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Tuesday 16th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 11)

Post by James Robinson » Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:23 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 16 July 2019.

C1: Challenger James Haughton. An Apterite and applied maths PhD student at the University of Manchester. He has dislocated his shoulder 3 times, once at a badminton match, once falling down the stairs of a double decker bus and once whilst being a linesman at a football match :!: :!: :shock: :shock: :o :o
C2: Challenger Patrick Coombes. A support worker from Cardiff. He loves birds and owns 3 quails.
DC: Susie Dent and Michaela Strachan.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: G S P T I A O U E
R02: O N I M S A R F E
R03: 25, 75, 100, 50, 3, 9. Target: 872.
TTT: ADDINGMEN - "She found it all very annoying, so kept far from this type of crowd."
R04: T A B X R U A M O
R05: N R G T E I A Q E
R06: 75, 7, 2, 5, 3, 4. Target: 973.
R07: T N S R O I U E I
R08: A E U L D I H P F
R09: 50, 100, 25, 75, 5, 3. Target: 860.
TTT: SILLYCOAT - "Forget the coat, her barefoot sandals leave this terribly exposed."
R10: T W U S E T R A G
R11: S C M N O I A O B
R12: S N M I A C D O C
R13: W T N R E I E S I
R14: 100, 10, 7, 5, 1, 9. Target: 798.
R15: L I T V I S I O N (conundrum)


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Round 1: G S P T I A O U E

James: EUTOPIAS (8)
Patrick: POSTAGE (7)
DC: UPSTAGE (7)
Score: 8–0 (max 8)

Round 2: O N I M S A R F E

James: aeriforms
Patrick: SEMINAR (7)
DC: ROMAINES (8) FERMIONS (8)
OT: ENSIFORM (8) MORAINES (8) NASIFORM (8) ROMANISE (8)
Score: 8–7 (max 16)

Round 3: 25, 75, 100, 50, 3, 9. Target: 872.

James: 872. (100 x 9) - (25 + 3) (10)
Patrick: 872. (100 x 9) - (25 + 3) (10)
Score: 18–17 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: ADDINGMEN -> MADDENING

Round 4: T A B X R U A M O

James: OUTARM (6)
Patrick: ABORT (5)
DC: TAMBOURA (8)
OT: MARABOUT (8)
Score: 24–17 (max 34)

Round 5: N R G T E I A Q E

James: TEARING (7)
Patrick: INTEGER (7)
DC: INGRATE (7) GRATINEE (8)
OT: ENARGITE (8)
Score: 31–24 (max 42)

Round 6: 75, 7, 2, 5, 3, 4. Target: 973.

James: 973. ((7 + 5 + 4 - 3) x 75) - 2 (10)
Patrick: -
Score: 41–24 (max 52)

Michaela talks about her new life living in Cape Town, South Africa.

Round 7: T N S R O I U E I

James: ROUTINISE (18)
Patrick: ORIENTS (7)
Score: 59–24 (max 70)

Round 8: A E U L D I H P F

James: UPFIELD (7)
Patrick: FAILED (6)
DC: HEADFUL (7)
OT: HELIPAD (7)
Score: 66–24 (max 77)

Round 9: 50, 100, 25, 75, 5, 3. Target: 860.

James: 860. (100 + 75 - 3) x 5 (10)
Patrick: 853.
Score: 76–24 (max 87)

Teatime teaser: SILLYCOAT -> CALLOSITY

Round 10: T W U S E T R A G

James: TARGETS (7)
Patrick: GUTTERS (7)
DC: STATURE (7)
OT: GURTEST (7)
Score: 83–31 (max 94)

Round 11: S C M N O I A O B

James: aminos
Patrick: manics
DC: COMBOS (6) MANIOCS (7)
OT: MONOBASIC (18)
Score: 83–31 (max 112)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some more words from the fairground.

Round 12: S N M I A C D O C

James: DOMAINS (7)
Patrick: masonic
DC: MOCCASIN (8)
Score: 90–31 (max 120)

Round 13: W T N R E I E S I

James: RESINITE (8)
Patrick: twineier
DC: WINTERISE (18)
Score: 98–31 (max 138)

Round 14: 100, 10, 7, 5, 1, 9. Target: 798.

James: 798. ((9 - 1) x 100) - (7 - 5) (10)
Patrick: 798. ((9 - 1) x 100) - (7 - 5) (10)
Score: 108–41 (max 148)

Round 15: L I T V I S I O N

James buzzes on 4.75 seconds to say VIOLINIST which is correct.
Final Score: 118–41 (max 158)

Statistics Corner

James:
Total score - 118
Raw score - 118
Total % of max - 75
Raw % of max - 75
Total average score per round - 7.9
Raw average score per round - 7.9
Number of maxes - 9

Patrick:
Total score - 41
Raw score - 71
Total % of max - 26
Raw % of max - 45
Total average score per round - 2.7
Raw average score per round - 4.7
Number of maxes - 3

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