Friday 16 January 2009 (C of C XIII Heat 5)

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Friday 16 January 2009 (C of C XIII Heat 5)

Post by Joseph Bolas » Fri Jan 16, 2009 4:34 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 16 January 2009.

C1: Challenger Nick Wainwright.
C2: Challenger Steve Baines.
DC: Susie Dent and Andrew Sachs.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T P T G E A E I L
R02: U O D N V A E S B
R03: F G R N O I A O U
R04: B E S L O I I N R
R05: 2, 4, 6, 1, 3, 10. Target: 205.
TTT: SCANTAID - "For the stomach, and formic"
R06: I E A C T R M I O
R07: S S D S O E A N S
R08: Q L S J E A E O T
R09: G Y R D A E A E M
R10: 100, 9, 7, 3, 9, 8. Target: 744.
TTT: KINGTALC - "Getting stuck into the fishing equipment"
R11: L Z P P E I E I R
R12: U O L M K C H A E
R13: C R R T A A E E I
R14: 75, 9, 10, 9, 5, 7. Target: 811.
R15: R E D T O P V A N (conundrum)


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Round 1: T P T G E A E I L

C1: LEGATE (6)
C2: LEGATE (6)
DC: EPIGEAL (7) EPILATE (7)
OT: GALETTE (7) PALETTE (7) (Mark Kudiowski) PELTATE (7)
Score: 6–6 (max 7]

Round 2: U O D N V A E S B

C1: ABOUNDS (7)
C2: ABOUNDS (7)
DC: UNSAVED (7)
Score: 13–13 (max 14)

Round 3: F G R N O I A O U

C1: ROOFING (7)
C2: ROOFING (7)
DC: GIAOUR (6)
Score: 20–20 (max 21)

Round 4: B E S L O I I N R

C1: BOILERS (7)
C2: BOILERS (7)
DC: LIONISE (7) NOISIER (7) SIRLOIN (7) (Jeff Stelling)
OT: LIONISER (8) (Jim Bentley)
Score: 27–27 (max 29)

Round 5: 2, 4, 6, 1, 3, 10. Target: 205.

C1: 205. (((6 * 3) + 2) * 10) + 4 + 1 (10)
C2: 205. ((((6 + 4) * 10) + 1) * 2) + 3 (10)
Score: 37–37 (max 39)

Teatime teaser: SCANTAID -> ANTACIDS

Round 6: I E A C T R M I O

C1: MORTICE (7)
C2: MATIER (6)
DC: EROTICA (7)
OT: AIRTIME (7) MEIOTIC (7) MICRITE (7)
Score: 44–37 (max 46)

The tie is finally broken as Nick takes the lead with MORTICE.

Round 7: S S D S O E A N S

C1: SADNESS (7)
C2: SEASONS (7)
Score: 51–44 (max 53)

Round 8: Q L S J E A E O T

C1: TEASEL (6)
C2: JOSTLE (6)
OT: OLEATES (7)
Score: 57–50 (max 60)

Round 9: G Y R D A E A E M

C1: DREAMY (6)
C2: DREAMY (6)
DC: YARDAGE (7)
OT: DAYMARE (7)
Score: 63–56 (max 67)

Before the numbers game, Susie mentions the credit crunch and goes on about a new word called FAKEAWAY which is a homemade meal that is similar to a takeaway meal purchased from a restaurant.

Round 10: 100, 9, 7, 3, 9, 8. Target: 744.

C1: 744. ((100 + 8) x 7) - 9 - 3 (10)
C2: 744. (100 - 7) x 8 (10)
Score: 73–66 (max 77)

Teatime teaser: KINGTALC -> TACKLING

Round 11: L Z P P E I E I R

C1: LIPPIER (7)
C2: ZIPPIER (7)
Score: 80–73 (max 84)

Nice risk here by Steve

Round 12: U O L M K C H A E

C1: CAMEL (5)
C2: CHALK (5)
DC: LOUCHE (6) MUCKLE (6)
OT: HEMLOCK (7) LEUCOMA (7)
Score: 85–78 (max 91)

Round 13: C R R T A A E E I

C1: creater
C2: RETRACE (7)
DC: CATERER (7) ERRATIC (7)
OT: TERRACE (7) RECITER (7) TEARIER (7)
Score: 85–85 (max 98)

A mispelling of CREATOR by Nick had cost him his lead and once again both him and Steve are tied.

Round 14: 75, 9, 10, 9, 5, 7. Target: 811.

C1: 811. ((75 + 7) * 10) - 9 (10)
C2: 810.
Score: 95–85 (max 108)

A nice spot by Nick reclaims his lead, but if Steve gets the conundrum, it will be a tiebreak situation.

Round 15: R E D T O P V A N

C1 buzzes on 22 seconds to say DAVENPORT which is correct.
Score: 105–85 (max 118)

A nice conundrum spot by Nick stops the game going into a tiebreak conundrum and thusly secures Nick a place in the final 8.

Well done to both Nick and Steve for an amazing game, that right up to the end round, could've gone any way.

Further summaries are at:
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Re: Friday 16 January 2009 (C of C XIII Heat 5)

Post by Chris Corby » Sun Jan 18, 2009 5:13 pm

Nice recap Jospeh :)

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Re: Friday 16 January 2009 (C of C XIII Heat 5)

Post by Jason Larsen » Thu Jan 22, 2009 12:09 am

Friday! And heeeeeeeeee-re it is!

After Round 4: What, could Nick and Steve be identical twins?
Teatime Teaser #1: I bet we won't need ANTACIDS after this game!
Round 9: Deja vu! Were you both thinking of Rachel when you made that word?
Origins of Words: Could that be a new nickname for airline food?
Teatime Teaser #2: Chuck Woolery would be tickled at that word!
Round 13: Easy mistake, Nick!
Conundrum: When the heck was the last time the Conundrum was a proper noun?

(Footnote: Chuck Woolery was the original host of "Wheel of Fortune" here in America.)

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Re: Friday 16 January 2009 (C of C XIII Heat 5)

Post by Joseph Bolas » Thu Jan 22, 2009 12:21 am

Chris Corby wrote:Nice recap Jospeh :)
Only just read this :oops:.

Thank you Chris :D

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Re: Friday 16 January 2009 (C of C XIII Heat 5)

Post by Dinos Sfyris » Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:26 am

Jason Larsen wrote:Conundrum: When the heck was the last time the Conundrum was a proper noun?
As well as being a surname DAVENPORT is also a common noun, Jason. Its a desk or something I believe.

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Re: Friday 16 January 2009 (C of C XIII Heat 5)

Post by Jason Larsen » Thu Jan 22, 2009 4:43 pm

I didn't know that!

Thank you, Dinos!

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