Wednesday 3rd February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 23)

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Wednesday 3rd February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 23)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:25 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 3 February 2021.

C1: Champion Adam Latchford (2 wins, 159 (169) points.) From Bolton, Greater Manchester.
C2: Challenger Jacky Tracey. An animal aid volunteer from Stoke Prior, Worcestershire.
DC: Susie Dent and Jenny Eclair.
RR: Rachel Riley.
CM: Guest Host Colin Murray.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: S M Z T O I E T A
R02: E A O G D R E T P
R03: 100, 75, 9, 2, 6, 10. Target: 217.
TTT: SWAYACAT - "Start fishing while the actors are stuck on a desert island."
R04: A S I E N N U P N
R05: T R Y E I A E S L
R06: 50, 75, 3, 6, 2, 9. Target: 573.
R07: N S G U I E R S D
R08: R F N A O E S D I
R09: 75, 100, 9, 7, 6, 3. Target: 348.
TTT: CYCLEMEN - "Showing mercy to the late, great England keeper."
R10: A E U S G H O R F
R11: K T Q R E A I V E
R12: T D T O A H E T O
R13: S L P V A E O M R
R14: 100, 75, 3, 5, 6, 10. Target: 403.
R15: D I R E C T R A G (conundrum)


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Round 1: S M Z T O I E T A

Adam: TIMES (5)
Jacky: MOIST (5)
DC: MAZIEST (7) SOMATIZE (8)
OT: ATOMIZES (8)
Score: 5–5 (max 8)

Round 2: E A O G D R E T P

Adam: PROTEGE (7)
Jacky: PAGER (5)
DC: OPERATE (7) OPERATED (8)
OT: DEROGATE (8) PARGETED (8) PORTAGED (8)
Score: 12–5 (max 16)

Round 3: 100, 75, 9, 2, 6, 10. Target: 217.

Adam: 216. (100 x 2) + 10 + 6 (7)
Jacky: 216. ((6 / 2) x 75) - 9 (7)
RR: 217. (9 - 2) x (100 - 75 + 6) (10)
Score: 19–12 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: SWAYACAT -> CASTAWAY

Round 4: A S I E N N U P N

Adam: NANNIES (7)
Jacky: cap
DC: PUNNAIS (7)
OT: PUNANIES (8)
Score: 26–12 (max 34)

Round 5: T R Y E I A E S L

Adam: RETAILS (7)
Jacky: REALITY (7)
DC: REALISE (7) LATERISE (8)
OT: SERIATELY (18)
Score: 33–19 (max 52)

Round 6: 50, 75, 3, 6, 2, 9. Target: 573.

Adam: 573. ((9 - 2) x 75) + 50 - (6 / 3) (10)
Jacky: 565.
Score: 43–19 (max 62)

Jenny talks about being invited to a bowel screening (rather than a BAFTA screening :P ) after turning 60.

Round 7: N S G U I E R S D

Adam: DRESSING (8)
Jacky: DRESSING (8)
DC: GUISES (6) disguise
OT: DINGUSES (8) GRUNDIES (8) RESUINGS (8) SUNDRIES (8)
Score: 51–27 (max 70)

Round 8: R F N A O E S D I

Adam: FRIENDS (7)
Jacky: -
DC: ANEROIDS (8) ANODISER (8)
OT: FIRENADOS (18)
Score: 58–27 (max 88)

Round 9: 75, 100, 9, 7, 6, 3. Target: 348.

Adam: 348. (75 x 6) - 100 - (9 - 7) (10)
Jacky: 345.
Score: 68–27 (max 98)

Teatime teaser: CYCLEMEN -> CLEMENCY

Round 10: A E U S G H O R F

Adam: FORAGES (7)
Jacky: FORAGES (7)
DC: GROUSE (6) GHERAOS (7)
OT: AERUGOS (7) EGOSURF (7) HOUSAGE (7) RAGEOUS (7)
Score: 75–34 (max 105)

Round 11: K T Q R E A I V E

Adam: RETAKE (6)
Jacky: TAKER (5)
OT: EVIRATE (7)
Score: 81–34 (max 112)

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

Round 12: T D T O A H E T O

Adam: TOOTHED (7)
Jacky: TOOTHED (7)
DC: HOOTED (6) HATTED (6)
OT: TATTOOED (8)
Score: 88–41 (max 120)

Round 13: S L P V A E O M R

Adam: LAMPERS (7)
Jacky: SALVER (6)
DC: REMOVALS (8) OVERLAPS (8)
OT: LEPROMAS (8) OVERAMPS (8)
Score: 95–41 (max 128)

Round 14: 100, 75, 3, 5, 6, 10. Target: 403.

Adam: 403. ((10 - 6) x 100) + 3 (10)
Jacky: 403. ((10 - 6) x 100) + 3 (10)
Score: 105–51 (max 138)

Round 15: D I R E C T R A G

Adam buzzes on 5.5 seconds to say CARTRIDGE which is correct.
Final Score: 115–51 (max 148)

Statistics Corner

Adam:
Total score - 115
Raw score - 115
Total % of max - 78
Raw % of max - 78
Total average score per round - 7.7
Raw average score per round - 7.7
Number of maxes - 6

Jacky:
Total score - 51
Raw score - 79
Total % of max - 34
Raw % of max - 53
Total average score per round - 3.4
Raw average score per round - 5.3
Number of maxes - 3

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