Friday 5th January 1996 (Series 31, Prelim 5)

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Friday 5th January 1996 (Series 31, Prelim 5)

Post by James Robinson » Mon Jan 10, 2011 11:28 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 5 January 1996.

C1: Champion Anthony Jenkin (1 win, 40 points.)
C2: Challenger Barbara Taylor.
DC: Catherine Stokes and Geoffrey Durham.
CV: Carol Vorderman.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R J S A I D E R I
R02: W T W A O E L G T
R03: I E C S G S U R S
R04: 75, 7, 10, 6, 6, 7. Target: 826.
R05: G O I S F E O B R
R06: D B R K O A Z I S
R07: H L A A T Q E R A
R08: 25, 10, 2, 5, 3, 2. Target: 125.
R09: S U M M O N T O E (conundrum)


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Round 1: R J S A I D E R I

C1: RAIDERS (7)
C2: RAIDERS (7)
DC: DAIRIES (7) DIARIES (7)
OT: AIRSIDE (7) DIARISE (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 7)

Round 2: W T W A O E L G T

C1: WATTLE (6)
C2: WATTLE (6)
OT: GELATO (6) LEGATO (6) TOWAGE (6)
Score: 13–13 (max 13)

Round 3: I E C S G S U R S

C1: CRISES (6)
C2: CURSES (6)
DC: CRUISES (7)
OT: CRUSIES (7) CUISSES (7) GUISERS (7) GUSSIES (7) ISSUERS (7)
Score: 19–19 (max 20)

Round 4: 75, 7, 10, 6, 6, 7. Target: 826.

C1: 826. ((10 + (6 / 6)) x 75) + (7 / 7) (10)
C2: 826. ((10 + (6 / 6)) x 75) + (7 / 7) (10)
Score: 29–29 (max 30)

Round 5: G O I S F E O B R

C1: GOOFIER (7)
C2: BOGIES (6)
DC: BOOGIES (7)
OT: FORGOES (7) GOOSIER (7)
Score: 36–29 (max 37)

Round 6: D B R K O A Z I S

C1: BOARDS (6)
C2: BRAIDS (6)
DC: DISBAR (6)
OT: ADSORB (6) BROADS (6) DOBRAS (6) AROIDS (6) RADIOS (6) ISOBAR (6) IZARDS (6) KAIROS (6) DIAZOS (6)
Score: 42–35 (max 43)

Round 7: H L A A T Q E R A

C1: LATHER (6)
C2: LATHER (6)
DC: HALTER (6)
OT: THALER (6) HARTAL (6)
Score: 48–41 (max 49)

Round 8: 25, 10, 2, 5, 3, 2. Target: 125.

C1: 125. (5 x 10) + (3 x 25) (10)
C2: 125. 25 x 5 (10)
Score: 58–51 (max 59)

Round 9: S U M M O N T O E

C1 buzzes on 18.75 seconds to say MOMENTOUS which is correct.
Score: 68–51 (max 69)

Statistics Corner

Anthony:
Total score - 68
Raw score - 68
Total % of max - 99
Raw % of max - 99
Total average score per round - 7.6
Raw average score per round - 7.6
Number of maxes - 8 8-)

Barbara:
Total score - 51
Raw score - 57
Total % of max - 74
Raw % of max - 83
Total average score per round - 5.7
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 6

Further summaries are at:
http://www.apterous.org/cdb/series.php?series=31
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Re: Friday 5th January 1996 (Series 31, Prelim 5)

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:22 pm

On Mike's notes here, it says that Richard Whiteley (on the fifth program) calls the clock music something - could anyone clarify what it says?
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Re: Friday 5th January 1996 (Series 31, Prelim 5)

Post by Graeme Cole » Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:31 pm

Rhys Benjamin wrote:On Mike's notes here, it says that Richard Whiteley (on the fifth program) calls the clock music something - could anyone clarify what it says?
Looks like "sultry" to me.

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Re: Friday 5th January 1996 (Series 31, Prelim 5)

Post by Mike Brown » Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:16 pm

Graeme Cole wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:On Mike's notes here, it says that Richard Whiteley (on the fifth program) calls the clock music something - could anyone clarify what it says?
Looks like "sultry" to me.
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Re: Friday 5th January 1996 (Series 31, Prelim 5)

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:12 pm

Mike Brown wrote:
Graeme Cole wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:On Mike's notes here, it says that Richard Whiteley (on the fifth program) calls the clock music something - could anyone clarify what it says?
Looks like "sultry" to me.
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Re: Friday 5th January 1996 (Series 31, Prelim 5)

Post by Johnny Canuck » Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:13 pm

What was the last episode that used the extra-intensity clock music?
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Re: Friday 5th January 1996 (Series 31, Prelim 5)

Post by Mike Brown » Sat Jan 19, 2013 10:06 pm

Johnny Canuck wrote:What was the last episode that used the extra-intensity clock music?
My notes don't seem to say, but the wiki reckons it only lasted for 12 editions. I'll let you do the math(s). :)

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