[2003 March 19] Wednesday

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[2003 March 19] Wednesday

Post by Charlie Reams » Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:09 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 19th March 2003.

C1: Champion Andrew Tatham (4 wins, 366 points.)
C2: Challenger Lewis Bevan.
DC: Susie Dent and Lawrence Llewelyn-Bowen.
CV: Carol Vorderman.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: C V L C U E O D R
R02: F N S I A O E R C
R03: S T Q W A E A S I
R04: A N I N P E R L D
R05: 25, 3, 8, 8, 7, 1. Target: 978.
TTT: GOOFERS
R06: S J T A I E M G P
R07: R B T K O U A E R
R08: A O I H L G T A P
R09: X F D R O I U I T
R10: 75, 5, 8, 10, 9, 1. Target: 805.
TTT: YAMFING
R11: P S R L E O E H D
R12: M I G O S E M T A
R13: D H N Y I E O A T
R14: 75, 25, 5, 10, 1, 3. Target: 184.
R15: H E C U D D L E S (conundrum)


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Round 1: C V L C U E O D R
C1: LOUDER (6)
C2: CLOVER (6)
DC: OCCLUDE (7)
OT: LOUVRED (7)
Score: 6–6 (max 7)

Round 2: F N S I A O E R C
C1: SCENARIO (8)
C2: FIACRES (7)
DC: FORENSIC (8) FANCIERS (8)
OT: CONIFERS (8) FORNICES (8) FRANCISE (8)
Score: 14–6 (max 15)

Round 3: S T Q W A E A S I
C1: SWEATS (6)
C2: WISEST (6)
DC: SWEATS (6) Mike has DC giving FIESTAS here but I can only assume this was a mishearing of SIESTA.
OT: AWAITS (6) SATAIS (6) SIESTA (6) SWEATS (6) TASSIE (6) TAWSES (6) WAISTS (6) WASTES (6) WISEST (6)
Score: 20–12 (max 21)

Round 4: A N I N P E R L D
C1: PLANNER (7)
C2: PANNIER (7)
DC: INLANDER (8)
Score: 27–19 (max 29)

Round 5: 25, 3, 8, 8, 7, 1. Target: 978.
C1: -
C2: -
CV: 976. (7)
OT: 979. (8x8+25)x(7+3+1) (7)
Score: 27–19 (max 36)

Teatime teaser: GOOFERS -> FORGOES

Round 6: S J T A I E M G P
C1: GAMIEST (7)
C2: GAMIEST (7)
DC: MAGPIES (7)
OT: PASTIME (7) SIGMATE (7)
Score: 34–26 (max 43)

Round 7: R B T K O U A E R
C1: OUTBREAK (8)
C2: ROUTER (6)
DC: BREAKOUT (8)
Score: 42–26 (max 51)

Round 8: A O I H L G T A P
C1: - (0)
C2: ALIGHT (6)
DC: GALIPOT (7)
OT: OTALGIA (7) but no goliath in those days
Score: 42–32 (max 58)

Round 9: X F D R O I U I T
C1: ROUT (4)
C2: IDIOT (5)
DC: FRUIT (5)
OT: TRIFID (6)
Score: 42–37 (max 64)

Round 10: 75, 5, 8, 10, 9, 1. Target: 805.
C1: 807.(75+5)x10+8-1 (7)
C2: 802.
CV: 805. (75+1)x10+5x9 (10)
Score: 49–37 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: YAMFING -> MAGNIFY

Round 11: P S R L E O E H D
C1: HELPERS (7)
C2: HELPERS (7)
DC: DEPLORES (8)
Score: 56–44 (max 82)

Round 12: M I G O S E M T A
C1: EGOTISM (7)
C2: AMIGOS (6)
DC: GAMIEST (7) but not gammiest, as suggested by Ms. Vorderman. Gammiest is valid in the ODE2r.
Score: 63–44 (max 89)

Round 13: D H N Y I E O A T
C1: DETAIN (6)
C2: THINE (5)
DC: DAINTY (6)
OT: ATONED (6) DONATE (6) HINTED (6) HONIED (6) HOYDEN (6) IODATE (6) NOYADE (6) TIENDA (6)
Score: 69–44 (max 95)

Round 14: 75, 25, 5, 10, 1, 3. Target: 184.
C1: 185.Mistake in working.
C2: 185.(3-1)x75+25+10 (7)
CV: 184. (75-5)x3-25-1 (10)
Score: 69–51 (max 105)

Round 15: H E C U D D L E S
C2 buzzes to say SCHEDULED which is correct.
Score: 69–61 (max 115)


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Re: [2003 March 19] Wednesday

Post by Matt Coates » Sat Mar 22, 2008 5:15 pm

Round 14 alternate:

(25-3) = 22, 22 X 5 = 110, 75-1 = 74. 110 + 74 = 184

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