Wednesday 16th August 1995 (Series 30, Prelim 33)

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Wednesday 16th August 1995 (Series 30, Prelim 33)

Post by James Robinson » Sat Jan 22, 2011 7:58 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 16 August 1995.

C1: Challenger Steve Fitton.
C2: Champion Catriona Cappleman (2 wins, 113 points.)
DC: Susie Dent and Michael Parkinson.
CV: Carol Vorderman.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T R E S A L P U O
R02: M S Y A E I D S P
R03: R C A E L R I I V
R04: 25, 2, 7, 7, 4, 3. Target: 164.
R05: T N K E O A M S D
R06: B E E S D F I A S
R07: X D C O E U T S L
R08: 100, 4, 8, 9, 2, 4. Target: 405.
R09: R O N W I G G L E (conundrum)


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Round 1: T R E S A L P U O

C1: PLASTER (7)
C2: PLASTER (7)
DC: POSTURAL (8)
OT: SPORULATE (18)
Score: 7–7 (max 18)

Round 2: M S Y A E I D S P

C1: MISSED (6)
C2: DISMAYS (7)
DC: IMPASSE (7)
OT: APSIDES (7)
Score: 7–14 (max 25)

Round 3: R C A E L R I I V

C1: ARRIVE (6)
C2: CLAVIER (7)
DC: RIVIERA (7)
Score: 7–21 (max 32)

Round 4: 25, 2, 7, 7, 4, 3. Target: 164.

C1: 164. Mistake in working.
C2: 164. (7 x 25) - 7 - 4 (10)
Score: 7–31 (max 42)

Round 5: T N K E O A M S D

C1: stonked
C2: DANKEST (7)
DC: TANDEMS (7) DONATES (7)
OT: DAEMONS (7) MASONED (7) ENDMOST (7)
Score: 7–38 (max 49)

Round 6: B E E S D F I A S

C1: DEFIES (6)
C2: BIASSED (7)
DC: SEASIDE (7) DISEASE (7)
OT: BESIDES (7) DEBASES (7) SEABEDS (7)
Score: 7–45 (max 56)

Round 7: X D C O E U T S L

C1: SCOUTED (7)
C2: SCOUTED (7)
DC: LOUDEST (7) TOUSLED (7) COLDEST (7) TUXEDOS (7)
OT: CLOUTED (7)
Score: 14–52 (max 63)

Round 8: 100, 4, 8, 9, 2, 4. Target: 405.

C1: 405. (4 x 100) + 9 - 4 (10)
C2: 405. (4 x 100) + 9 - 4 (10)
Score: 24–62 (max 73)

Round 9: R O N W I G G L E

C2 buzzes on 4.5 seconds to say GLOWERING which is correct.
Score: 24–72 (max 83)

Statistics Corner

Steve:
Total score - 24
Raw score - 42
Total % of max - 29
Raw % of max - 51
Total average score per round - 2.7
Raw average score per round - 4.7
Number of maxes - 2

Catriona:
Total score - 72
Raw score - 72
Total % of max - 87
Raw % of max - 87
Total average score per round - 8.0
Raw average score per round - 8.0
Number of maxes - 8 8-)

Further summaries are at:
http://www.apterous.org/cdb/series.php?series=30
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Re: Wednesday 16th August 1995 (Series 30, Prelim 33)

Post by Tony Atkins » Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:19 pm

Note that BIASSED is now invalid (in case you play this classic game online).

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