Tuesday 19th January 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 12)

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Tuesday 19th January 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 12)

Post by James Robinson » Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:23 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 19 January 2021.

C1: Champion Matthew Chivers (1 win, 70 points.) From Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. A Tottenham Hotspur F.C. fan.
C2: Challenger Will Blackman. From Holloway, Greater London. He's a big Arsenal F.C. fan.
DC: Susie Dent and Richard Arnold.
RR: Rachel Riley.
CM: Guest Host Colin Murray.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: D L F E A I P C K
R02: M L E O W T I A R
R03: 75, 3, 7, 4, 1, 5. Target: 850.
TTT: DONBROOK - "Turn left or right if you want to go forward."
R04: U S N H E I L V A
R05: B T R E O E N P I
R06: 75, 1, 5, 3, 2, 9. Target: 913.
R07: C M L A U I A R G
R08: D T N E O I M W E
R09: 100, 8, 2, 5, 4, 1. Target: 701.
TTT: GRANSMOT - "The tyres are bald, but only by the smallest of margins."
R10: N P A I C S O M E
R11: T G R A O I E T L
R12: N F P U A J B E A
R13: R D G O E I A T S
R14: 25, 5, 2, 7, 4, 8. Target: 532.
R15: I G R E W T H I N (conundrum)


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Round 1: D L F E A I P C K

Matthew: FLICKED (7)
Will: PICKLED (7)
OT: FLACKED (7) PADLIKE (7) PELADIC (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 7)

Round 2: M L E O W T I A R

Matthew: MALTIER (7)
Will: WARTIME (7)
DC: MARLITE (7)
OT: LOAMIER (7) MOTLIER (7)
Score: 14–14 (max 14)

Round 3: 75, 3, 7, 4, 1, 5. Target: 850.

Matthew: 853. ((7 + 4) x (75 + 3)) - 5 (7)
Will: 858.
RR: 850. (7 + 3) x (4 + 1 + 5 + 75) (10)
Score: 21–14 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: DONBROOK -> DOORKNOB

Round 4: U S N H E I L V A

Matthew: UNVEILS (7)
Will: UNLEASH (7)
DC: SHAVEN (6) HAVENS (6) VIHUELAS (8)
OT: UNLAVISH (8)
Score: 28–21 (max 32)

Round 5: B T R E O E N P I

Matthew: POINTER (7)
Will: POINTER (7)
DC: PROTEIN (7) EBONITE (7)
OT: TROPEINE (8)
Score: 35–28 (max 40)

Round 6: 75, 1, 5, 3, 2, 9. Target: 913.

Matthew: 912. (75 + 1) x (9 + 3) (7)
Will: 911.
RR: 913. (75 + 5 + 3) x (2 + 9) (10)
Score: 42–28 (max 50)

Richard talks about a trip to Venice and how their new flood barriers stopped his holiday from being ruined.

Round 7: C M L A U I A R G

Matthew: GRAIL (5)
Will: murial
DC: MURAL (5) MACULAR (7)
OT: ALMACUR (7) LACRIMA (7) MACLURA (7) MAGICAL (7) MAGUARI (7) MULGARA (7)
Score: 47–28 (max 57)

Round 8: D T N E O I M W E

Matthew: MINTED (6)
Will: MINTED (6)
DC: MIDTOWN (7)
OT: DOWNTIME (8)
Score: 53–34 (max 65)

Round 9: 100, 8, 2, 5, 4, 1. Target: 701.

Matthew: 701. (100 x (8 - 1)) + 5 - 4 (10)
Will: 701. ((5 + 2) x 100) + 1 (10)
Score: 63–44 (max 75)

Teatime teaser: GRANSMOT -> ANGSTROM

Round 10: N P A I C S O M E

Matthew: panicsome
Will: COMPANIES (18)
OT: CAMPESINO (18)
Score: 63–62 (max 93)

Round 11: T G R A O I E T L

Matthew: LATTER (6)
Will: GLITTER (7)
DC: GAROTTE (7)
OT: AGLITTER (8)
Score: 63–69 (max 101)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "trunk".

Round 12: N F P U A J B E A

Matthew: bupane
Will: punjab
DC: FAUNA (5)
OT: AJUPA (5) JAPAN (5) PAEAN (5)
Score: 63–69 (max 106)

Round 13: R D G O E I A T S

Matthew: STODGIER (8)
Will: STORAGE (7)
DC: GORDITAS (8)
OT: ASTEROID (8) GODETIAS (8)
Score: 71–69 (max 114)

Round 14: 25, 5, 2, 7, 4, 8. Target: 532.

Matthew: -
Will: -
RR: 532. ((25 x 5) + 8) x 4 (10)
Score: 71–69 (max 124)

Round 15: I G R E W T H I N

Will buzzes on 1.75 seconds to say WITHERING which is correct.
Final Score: 71–79 (max 134)

Statistics Corner

Matthew:
Total score - 71
Raw score - 77
Total % of max - 53
Raw % of max - 57
Total average score per round - 4.7
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 4

Will:
Total score - 79
Raw score - 98
Total % of max - 59
Raw % of max - 73
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 6.5
Number of maxes - 5

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=83
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