Monday 2 June 2008 (Series 58, Game 105)

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Monday 2 June 2008 (Series 58, Game 105)

Post by JimBentley » Mon Jun 02, 2008 4:35 pm

Monday 2 June 2008 (Series 58, Game 105)

C1: Jonathan Coles, appearance 5
C2: Kathy Craig, a retired secretary from Milton Keynes
DC: Susie Dent and Ricky Tomlinson


ROUND 1 S J T E E A R E T
ROUND 2 F L S A U E D V I
ROUND 3 N B M O E T N M A
ROUND 4 L S R Q I A I A K
ROUND 5 75 2 7 5 4 4 Target 531

TTT 1 STORE FRY Sustainable growth in Nottingham perhaps

ROUND 6 T P N M O U E C A
ROUND 7 S L R I E Y S O D
ROUND 8 G D T N E A U D A
ROUND 9 M S P I E G N I R
ROUND 10 25 2 5 9 1 3 Target 876

TTT 2 PIE FIRST This one's got a temper, it's plain to see

ROUND 11 D X C O A T E R H
ROUND 12 S N R S A U E O L
ROUND 13 F B T E A P R E N
ROUND 14 25 3 6 9 7 1 Target 207

ROUND 15 R A I L B U T T Y


As has been written elsewhere, Jonathan now needs one more win (or a loss with more than 42 points) to overtake Jason Cullen on the leaderboard for the finals. On the balance of his play so far, this looks extremely likely, but hey, stranger things have happened. Can Kathy stop him?


ROUND 1 S J T E E A R E T

C1: JESTER (6)
C2: jetters (x)
DC: RESTATE (7), TEASER (6)
OT: ESTREAT, TEETERS (7)
>>> ESTREAT (noun) a copy of a court record for use in the enforcement of a fine, also (verb) enforce the forfeit of a surety for bail
Max: 7 (7)
Score: 6 - 0

ROUND 2 F L S A U E D V I

C1: VALUED (6)
C2: SLAVED (6)
DC: VALUED, FLUIDS (6)
OT: AVULSED, DUALISE, VASEFUL (7)
>>> AVULSE (verb) pull or tear away; DUALISE (verb) to convert a road into a dual-carriageway
Max: 7 (14)
Score: 12 - 6

ROUND 3 N B M O E T N M A

C1: BOATMEN (7)
C2: BONNET (6)
DC: MOMENTA (7)
OT: MONTANE (7)
>>> MONTANE (adjective) of or inhabiting mountainous country
Max: 7 (21)
Score: 19 - 6

ROUND 4 L S R Q I A I A K

C1: RAILS (5)
C2: LARKS (5)
DC: KRAALS (6)
OT: ASKARI, KARAIS (6)
>>> ASKARI (noun, plural same or ASKARIS) in East Africa, a soldier or police officer; KARAI (noun, also KARAHI or KADAI) a bowl-shaped frying pan with two handles, used in Indian cookery
Max: 6 (27)
Score: 24 - 11

ROUND 5 75 2 7 5 4 4 Target 531

C1: 531 = (7 x 75) + 4 + 2
C2: 533
CV:
Max: 10 (37)
Score: 34 - 11

Tea Time Teaser 1 STORE FRY = FORESTRY

ROUND 6 T P N M O U E C A

C1: COMPUTE (7)
C2: POUNDS (6)
DC: OUTPACE (7)
OT: PANTOUM, PATONCE, PUNCTAE, PUTAMEN (7)
>>> PANTOUM (noun, also PANTUN) a Malay verse form; PATONCE (adjective) in Heraldry, describing a type of cross with limbs broadening from the centre; PUNCTAE (plural noun) in Biology, minute rounded dots or spots of colour, or small elevations or depressions on a surface; PUTAMEN (noun, plural PUTAMINA or PUTAMENS) the outer part of the lentiform nucleus of the brain
Max: 7 (44)
Score: 41 - 11

ROUND 7 S L R I E Y S O D

C1: rissole (x) - is fine, but was declared as a 6
C2: SOLDIERS (8)
DC: RISSOLE (7), SOLDIERS (8)
OT: SOLDIERY (8)
Max: 8 (52)
Score: 41 - 19

ROUND 8 G D T N E A U D A

C1: DAUNTED (7)
C2: DAUNTED (7)
DC: DAUNTED (7)
OT: UNDATED (7)
Max: 7 (59)
Score: 48 - 26

ROUND 9 M S P I E G N I R

C1: IMPINGES (8)
C2: PRISING (7)
DC: PREMISING (9)
OT: IMPINGERS, SIMPERING (9)
Max: 18 (77)
Score: 56 - 26

ROUND 10 25 2 5 9 1 3 Target 876

C1: Declares 876, but has gone wrong
C2: 0
CV: 876 = ((9 - 2) x 5 x 25) + 1
Max: 10 (87)
Score: 56 - 26

Tea Time Teaser 2 PIE FIRST = SPITFIRE

ROUND 11 D X C O A T E R H

C1: CHARTED (7)
C2: COATED (6)
DC: REDCOAT (7)
OT: CHORDATE (8)
>>> CHORDATE (noun and adjective) an animal of the phylum Chordata
Max: 8 (95)
Score: 63 - 26

ROUND 12 S N R S A U E O L

C1: SENSUAL (7)
C2: LOUSES (6)
DC: REASONS, OARLESS (7)
OT: AROUSES, ENSOULS, LOANERS, LOUSERS, SENORAS, SEROSAL, SOLERAS, SOLUNAR, UNSEALS (7)
>>> ENSOUL (verb) to endow with a soul; LOUSER (noun) a mean, unpleasant or contemptible person; SEROSAL (adjective) relating to the SEROSA, the tissue of a serous membrane; SOLERA (noun, also SOLERA WINE) a blend of sherry or Malaga wine produced by a method (the Solera system) used in Spain; SOLUNAR (adjective) relating to the combined influence of the sun and the moon
Max: 7 (102)
Score: 70 - 26

ROUND 13 F B T E A P R E N

C1: ENTRAP (6)
C2: BANTER (6)
DC: REPEAT, PARENT (6)
OT: AFREET, BARNET, BEATEN, BEATER, BERATE, BEREFT, ENRAPT, EPATER, NEATER, NEPETA, PANEER, PREFAB, REBATE, REPENT, TREPAN (6)
>>> AFREET (noun, also AFRIT) in Arabian and Muslim mythology, a powerful jinn or demon; EPATER (verb) to shock people with conventional attitudes ("epater les bourgeois"); NEPETA (noun) a plant of a genus that includes catmint; PANEER (mass noun) a type of milk curd cheese used in Indian, Iranian and Afghan cooking; TREPAN (noun) a hole saw formerly used by surgeons to perforate the skull, also (verb) to perforate a person's skull with a trepan
Max: 6 (108)
Score: 76 - 32

ROUND 14 25 3 6 9 7 1 Target 207

C1: 207 = ((6 + 3 - 1) x 25) + 7
C2: Declares 207, but has gone wrong
CV:
Max: 10 (118)
Score: 86 - 32

ROUND 15 - Conundrum

R A I L B U T T Y




C1 buzzes after 2 seconds to say BRUTALITY, and he's right!
Max: 10 (128)
Score: 96 - 32


Bad luck to Jason Cullen, as he's finally knocked off the leaderboard after spending the entire series so far on it, but let's face it, after Jonathan scored 124 points in his debut, it was always on the cards. Meanwhile, the current champ now has five wins and is looking a very good bet to make the finals at this late stage. His next target is Ben Hanks, who he can in fact overtake tomorrow with a score of 106 or more.


Further summaries are at:
http://www.sooreams.com/cd/series.asp?series=58


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Re: Monday 2 June 2008 (Series 58, Game 105)

Post by Charlie Reams » Wed Dec 24, 2008 1:54 pm

jimbentley wrote: ROUND 6 T P N M O U E C A

C1: COMPUTE (7)
C2: POUNDS (6)
DC: OUTPACE (7)
OT: PANTOUM, PATONCE, PUNCTAE, PUTAMEN (7)
>>> PANTOUM (noun, also PANTUN) a Malay verse form; PATONCE (adjective) in Heraldry, describing a type of cross with limbs broadening from the centre; PUNCTAE (plural noun) in Biology, minute rounded dots or spots of colour, or small elevations or depressions on a surface; PUTAMEN (noun, plural PUTAMINA or PUTAMENS) the outer part of the lentiform nucleus of the brain
Max: 7 (44)
Score: 41 - 11
Don't think this affects the score, but shouldn't this six have been disallowed? Unless the selection is wrong.

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Re: Monday 2 June 2008 (Series 58, Game 105)

Post by JimBentley » Wed Dec 24, 2008 2:54 pm

Ah, yes. C2's word should be POUNCE. Oops :oops:

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