10 April 1989 - 14 April 1989 (Masters 1, Preliminary 2)

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10 April 1989 - 14 April 1989 (Masters 1, Preliminary 2)

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Mon May 30, 2011 1:13 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 10 April 1989.

C1: Challenger Stephen Deakin.
C2: Challenger Helen Grayson.
DC: Catherine Clarke and .
CV: Carol Vorderman.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: G M O G S E N U D
R02: 75, 6, 1, 1, 8, 10. Target: 667.
R03: R I P M O V I E S (conundrum)
R04: I E A R F G S T H
R05: 50, 6, 7, 1, 8, 10. Target: 402.
R06: E E E H M O R S T (conundrum)
R07: T N F R N R I E E
R08: 75, 6, 5, 7, 4, 10. Target: 348.
R09: B E D I I I L S V (conundrum)
R10: E A I N R C X H S
R11: 50, 10, 8, 1, 7, 6. Target: 747.
R12: D E F G I I I N S (conundrum)
R13: A O I J Y R L L O
R14: 10, 8, 4, 7, 6, 2. Target: 997.
R15: L O S E P I N T S (conundrum)


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Round 1: G M O G S E N U D

C1: MUGGED (6)
C2: MOUNDS (6)
DC: SNOGGED (7)
OT: GUDGEONS (8)
Score: 6–6 (max 8)

Round 2: 75, 6, 1, 1, 8, 10. Target: 667.

C1: 667. ((75 + 10) - 1) x 8 - (6 - 1) (10)
C2: 667. (75 - 8) x 10 - (6 / (1 + 1)) (10)
Score: 16–16 (max 18)

Round 3: R I P M O V I E S

C2 buzzes on 1 second to say IMPROVISE which is correct.
Score: 16–26 (max 28)

Round 4: I E A R F G S T H

C1: FREIGHTS (8)
C2: FIGHTERS (8)
DC: FRIGATES (8)
Score: 24–34 (max 36)

Round 5: 50, 6, 7, 1, 8, 10. Target: 402.

C1: 402. (8 x 50) + (7 - 6) + 1 (10)
C2: 402. (8 x 50) + (7 - 6) + 1 (10)
Score: 34–44 (max 46)

Round 6: E E E H M O R S T

C1 buzzes on 10 seconds to say THREESOME which is correct.
Score: 44–44 (max 56)

Round 7: T N F R N R I E E

C1: TENNER (6)
C2: REFINER (7)
OT: FERRITE (7) INTERNE (7) REINTER (7) RENTIER (7) TERRINE (7)
Score: 44–51 (max 63)

Round 8: 75, 6, 5, 7, 4, 10. Target: 348.

C1: 348. 7 x 5 x 10 - (6 - 4) (10)
C2: 348. (75 x 4) + (10 - (7 - 5) x 6) (10)
Score: 54–61 (max 73)

Round 9: B E D I I I L S V

C2 buzzes on 3 seconds to say DIVISIBLE which is correct.
Score: 54–71 (max 83)

Round 10: E A I N R C X H S

C1: RANCHES (7)
C2: RACNHES (7)
DC: INARCHES (8)
Score: 61–78 (max 91)

Round 11: 50, 10, 8, 1, 7, 6. Target: 747.

C1: 747. (8 + 6 + 1) x 50 - (10 - 7) (10)
C2: 747. (8 + 7) x 50 - (10 - 6 - 1) (10)
Score: 71–88 (max 101)

Round 12: D E F G I I I N S

C2 buzzes on 7 seconds to say SIGNIFIED which is correct.
Score: 71–98 (max 111)

Round 13: A O I J Y R L L O

C1: ORALLY (6)
C2: JOLLY (5)
OT: JILLAROO (8)
Score: 77–98 (max 119)

Round 14: 10, 8, 4, 7, 6, 2. Target: 997.

C1: 1000. (6 x 2 x 8 + 4) x 10
C2: 998. Mistake in working.
Score: 77–98 (max 119)

Round 15: L O S E P I N T S

C1 buzzes on 3 seconds to say POINTLESS which is correct.
Score: 87–98 (max 129)


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Re: 10 April 1989 - 14 April 1989 (Masters 1, Preliminary 2)

Post by Joseph Krol » Mon May 30, 2011 3:52 pm

Did you mean THREESOME in round 6?
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Re: 10 April 1989 - 14 April 1989 (Masters 1, Preliminary 2)

Post by James Robinson » Wed Jul 13, 2011 11:01 am

Rhys Benjamin wrote:Round 13: Score: 77–98 (max 119)

Round 14: 10, 8, 4, 7, 6, 2. Target: 997.

C1: 1000. (6 x 2 x 8 + 4) x 10
C2: 998. Mistake in working.
Score: 77–98 (max 119)

Round 15: L O S E P I N T S

C1 buzzes on 3 seconds to say POINTLESS which is correct.
Score: 87–98 (max 129)
Following on from yesterday's show, you might want to go through these again.

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Re: 10 April 1989 - 14 April 1989 (Masters 1, Preliminary 2)

Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Dec 22, 2014 6:37 pm

C2's declaration in round 10 should be RANCHES, not RACNHES.

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