Thursday 27 January 2000 (Series 42, Prelim 19)

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Thursday 27 January 2000 (Series 42, Prelim 19)

Post by Robert Baxter » Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:13 am

Countdown recap for Thursday 27 January 2000.

C1: Champion Joel Davey (1 win, 60 points.)
C2: Challenger Peter Hindes.
DC: Susie Dent and Don Black.
CV: Carol Vorderman.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: S I D E X M W O R
R02: L M H A I T L E A
R03: V I Z A S R U E D
R04: 75, 1, 9, 1, 6, 3. Target: 132.
R05: A B M Y U O F T E
R06: H I T E G A D Q G
R07: E D R T R I A O B
R08: 25, 75, 6, 8, 9, 8. Target: 504.
R09: L I M B S H A N G (conundrum)


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Round 1: S I D E X M W O R

C1: wordies
C2: WORMS (5)
DC: WEIRDOS (7) DOWRIES (7)
OT: DEWORMS (7) ROWDIES (7)
Score: 0–5 (max 7)

Round 2: L M H A I T L E A

C1: HAMLET (6)
C2: LATHE (5)
DC: MALLET (6) LETHAL (6)
OT: THALAMI (7)
Score: 6–5 (max 14)

Round 3: V I Z A S R U E D

C1: ADVISER (7)
C2: RAISED (6)
DC: VIZARDS (7)
OT: RESIDUA (7)
Score: 13–5 (max 21)

Round 4: 75, 1, 9, 1, 6, 3. Target: 132.

C1: 132. 75 x (1 + 1) - (6 x 3) (10)
C2: 132. (9 x 6) + 3 + 75 (10)
Score: 23–15 (max 31)

Round 5: A B M Y U O F T E

C1: MAYBE (5)
C2: MATEY (5)
DC: BEAUTY (6)
OT: TUMEFY (6)
Score: 28–20 (max 37)

Round 6: H I T E G A D Q G

C1: GADGET (6)
C2: TAGGED (6)
Score: 34–26 (max 43)

Round 7: E D R T R I A O B

C1: BROADER (7)
C2: ABORTED (7)
DC: ARBITER (7) RAREBIT (7)
OT: ADROITER (8)
Score: 41–33 (max 51)

Round 8: 25, 75, 6, 8, 9, 8. Target: 504.

C1: 500. Mistake in working.
C2: -
CV: 504. (75 + 9) x 6 (10)
Score: 41–33 (max 61)

Round 9: L I M B S H A N G

C2 buzzes on 3 seconds to say SHAMBLING which is correct.
Score: 41–43 (max 71)


Further summaries are at:
http://www.apterous.org/cdb/series.php?series=42

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