Monday 25th January 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 16)

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Monday 25th January 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 16)

Post by James Robinson » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:30 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 25 January 2021.

C1: Champion James Cope (2 wins, 127 points.) A software support worker from near Beverley, East Yorkshire.
C2: Challenger Jodi Morgan. A resilience officer in the fire service. She likes reading and her favourite book is "The Photographer's Wife".
DC: Susie Dent and Prue Leith.
RR: Rachel Riley.
CM: Guest Host Colin Murray.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: D C L E A O S I U
R02: J E M T A O N P E
R03: 50, 1, 2, 7, 8, 8. Target: 869.
TTT: CRIEDLET - "Cried at the condition the let was in."
R04: G W L I F A O H U
R05: S C R E I N T A Y
R06: 75, 5, 3, 1, 6, 4. Target: 293.
R07: L M P S O E O B D
R08: G R L A I V U E M
R09: 50, 100, 3, 1, 8, 8. Target: 312.
TTT: GAPEINTO - "Gape into the empty bottle of red."
R10: P H I A N E R F B
R11: T D O A E S C L I
R12: T W R U A N O E G
R13: I A E P V K D M R
R14: 1, 1, 5, 4, 8, 10. Target: 558.
R15: F O I L M Y R U N (conundrum)


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Round 1: D C L E A O S I U

James: claused
Jodi: claused
DC: CLAUSE (6) SLUICED (7) COALISED (8)
OT: ACEDIOUS (8) EDACIOUS (8) EDICULAS (8) EUSOCIAL (8)
Score: 0–0 (max 8)

Round 2: J E M T A O N P E

James: TAMPON (6)
Jodi: POTMAN (6)
OT: APEMEN (6) METOPE (6) MOPANE (6) NEPETA (6) OMENTA (6) POEMET (6) POTEEN (6) POTMEN (6) TONEME (6) TOPMAN (6) TOPMEN (6)
Score: 6–6 (max 14)

Round 3: 50, 1, 2, 7, 8, 8. Target: 869.

James: 866. Mistake in working.
Jodi: 867. Mistake in working.
RR: 869. ((((50 + 8) x 2) + 8) x 7) + 1 (10)
Score: 6–6 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: CRIEDLET -> DERELICT

Round 4: G W L I F A O H U

James: LAUGH (5)
Jodi: GLOW (4)
DC: GHOUL (5) AFLOW (5) AGLOW (5)
OT: AFOUL (5) AWFUL (5) FAUGH (5) FOLIA (5) FUGAL (5) FULWA (5) GOLAH (5) HAUGO (5) LOGIA (5) LOUGH (5) UGALI (5) WILGA (5)
Score: 11–6 (max 29)

Round 5: S C R E I N T A Y

James: CRETINS (7)
Jodi: NASTIER (7)
DC: INSECTARY (18)
Score: 18–13 (max 47)

Round 6: 75, 5, 3, 1, 6, 4. Target: 293.

James: 293. (75 x 4) - 6 - 1 (10)
Jodi: 293. (75 x 4) - 6 - 1 (10)
Score: 28–23 (max 57)

Prue talks about the obsession her fans have with her bold and bright necklaces.

Round 7: L M P S O E O B D

James: BLOOMED (7)
Jodi: BLOOMED (7)
OT: BLOOPED (7) BOSOMED (7) MOODLES (7) PLOMBES (7) POMELOS (7) POODLES (7) SPOOLED (7)
Score: 35–30 (max 64)

Round 8: G R L A I V U E M

James: murial
Jodi: GRAVEL (6)
DC: MURAL (5) VELARIUM (8)
Score: 35–36 (max 72)

Round 9: 50, 100, 3, 1, 8, 8. Target: 312.

James: 312. (8 x 50) - 100 + 8 + 3 + 1 (10)
Jodi: 311.
Score: 45–36 (max 82)

Teatime teaser: GAPEINTO -> PINOTAGE

Round 10: P H I A N E R F B

James: BRAIN (5)
Jodi: rapier
DC: HERNIA (6) HEPARIN (7)
Score: 50–36 (max 89)

Round 11: T D O A E S C L I

James: DISLOCATE (18)
Jodi: COASTED (7)
DC: COALISED (8) COALITES (8)
Score: 68–36 (max 107)

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

Round 12: T W R U A N O E G

James: ORANGE (6)
Jodi: TONGUE (6)
DC: OUTRANGE (8)
Score: 74–42 (max 115)

Round 13: I A E P V K D M R

James: VAMPIRE (7)
Jodi: REPAID (6)
DC: IMPARKED (8)
OT: RAMPIKED (8)
Score: 81–42 (max 123)

Round 14: 1, 1, 5, 4, 8, 10. Target: 558.

James: 555. Mistake in working.
Jodi: -
RR: 558. ((4 + 10) x 5 x 8) - 1 - 1 (10)
Score: 81–42 (max 133)

Round 15: F O I L M Y R U N

Jodi buzzes on 13.75 seconds to say UNIFORMLY which is correct.
Final Score: 81–52 (max 143)

Statistics Corner

James:
Total score - 81
Raw score - 81
Total % of max - 57
Raw % of max - 57
Total average score per round - 5.4
Raw average score per round - 5.4
Number of maxes - 6

Jodi:
Total score - 52
Raw score - 76
Total % of max - 36
Raw % of max - 53
Total average score per round - 3.5
Raw average score per round - 5.1
Number of maxes - 4

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