Friday 15th January 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 10)

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Friday 15th January 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 10)

Post by James Robinson » Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:49 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 15 January 2021.

C1: Challenger Darren Phipps-Walker. He works as a delivery driver, and of course, 2020 was a very busy year for him!
C2: Challenger Gillian King. She worked as a DJ in a local radio station in Tenerife.
DC: Susie Dent and Richard Arnold.
RR: Rachel Riley.
CM: Guest Host Colin Murray.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: W C D O A U H T I
R02: M E L N A O R P E
R03: 25, 100, 3, 1, 9, 4. Target: 897.
TTT: WARMIRON - "It'll come up when it comes down."
R04: F I T R A S E Y H
R05: K W B P O U A G O
R06: 75, 7, 7, 5, 8, 6. Target: 568.
R07: D T L C E I A S I
R08: M V T O E F J A L
R09: 100, 75, 8, 4, 9, 7. Target: 296.
TTT: ISUNTIDY - "Being untidy causes several arguments."
R10: M O P R E U N S I
R11: L N R S O A E N I
R12: D M P O E A B R T
R13: G S L N U E O A R
R14: 25, 10, 2, 1, 7, 8. Target: 432.
R15: R U I N I T N O T (conundrum)


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Round 1: W C D O A U H T I

Darren: WITCH (5)
Gillian: WITCH (5)
DC: DACOIT (6)
OT: TAWHID (6) WOTCHA (6)
Score: 5–5 (max 6)

Round 2: M E L N A O R P E

Darren: paneler
Gillian: enabler
DC: MANROPE (7) PAROLEE (7)
OT: PERONEAL (8)
Score: 5–5 (max 14)

Round 3: 25, 100, 3, 1, 9, 4. Target: 897.

Darren: 897. (9 x 100) - 3 (10)
Gillian: 897. (9 x 100) - 3 (10)
Score: 15–15 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: WARMIRON -> RAINWORM

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

Darren: FAIREST (7)
Gillian: FATHERS (7)
DC: SHAFTER (7)
OT: ARTYFIES (8) HYSTERIA (8)
Score: 22–22 (max 32)

Round 5: K W B P O U A G O

Darren: BOOK (4)
Gillian: BOOK (4)
DC: POOKA (5)
OT: GOPAK (5) KAPOW (5) OOPAK (5)
Score: 26–26 (max 37)

Round 6: 75, 7, 7, 5, 8, 6. Target: 568.

Darren: -
Gillian: 569. (8 x 75) - ((6 x 5) + (7 / 7)) (7)
RR: 568. ((75 + 5) x 7) + 8 (10)
Score: 26–33 (max 47)

Richard talks about how he converted his shed into "Dickie's Den".

Round 7: D T L C E I A S I

Darren: DETAILS (7)
Gillian: DILATES (7)
DC: CITADELS (8) DIALECTS (8) DEISTICAL (18)
Score: 33–40 (max 65)

Round 8: M V T O E F J A L

Darren: FLOAT (5)
Gillian: FLOAT (5)
DC: FOETAL (6) FOVEAL (6)
OT: FOLATE (6)
Score: 38–45 (max 71)

Round 9: 100, 75, 8, 4, 9, 7. Target: 296.

Darren: 296. (4 x 75) - (8 / (9 - 7)) (10)
Gillian: 301.
Score: 48–45 (max 81)

Teatime teaser: ISUNTIDY -> DISUNITY

Round 10: M O P R E U N S I

Darren: MOURNS (6)
Gillian: primers
DC: SUPREMO (7) UNPROMISE (18)
OT: PERONIUMS (18)
Score: 54–45 (max 99)

Round 11: L N R S O A E N I

Darren: LOANERS (7)
Gillian: LOANERS (7)
DC: AILERONS (8)
OT: ALERIONS (8) ALIENORS (8) ONLINERS (8) ROSALINE (8) SOLANINE (8)
Score: 61–52 (max 107)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of some snooker words.

Round 12: D M P O E A B R T

Darren: ABORTED (7)
Gillian: TRAMPED (7)
DC: PROBATED (8)
Score: 68–59 (max 115)

Round 13: G S L N U E O A R

Darren: LOUNGERS (8)
Gillian: LOUNGERS (8)
DC: GRANULES (8)
OT: GRANULOSE (18) ORGANULES (18)
Score: 76–67 (max 133)

Round 14: 25, 10, 2, 1, 7, 8. Target: 432.

Darren: 432. ((7 + 10) x 25) + 8 - 1 (10)
Gillian: 432. ((8 - 1 + 10) x 25) + 7 (10)
Score: 86–77 (max 143)

Round 15: R U I N I T N O T

No one buzzes. The answer, correctly solved by Rachel, was NUTRITION.
Final Score: 86–77 (max 153)

Statistics Corner

Darren:
Total score - 86
Raw score - 86
Total % of max - 56
Raw % of max - 56
Total average score per round - 5.7
Raw average score per round - 5.7
Number of maxes - 3

Gillian:
Total score - 77
Raw score - 84
Total % of max - 50
Raw % of max - 55
Total average score per round - 5.1
Raw average score per round - 5.6
Number of maxes - 2

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=83
CO:WY 2020 CANCELLED :cry: :cry: :cry:

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