Monday 8th February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 26)

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Monday 8th February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 26)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:12 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 8 February 2021.

C1: Champion Adam Latchford (5 wins, 465 (475) points.) An accounts assistant from Bolton, Greater Manchester, but now lives in London.
C2: Challenger Louis Moen. An ancient and modern history student at Oxford University. He plays hockey for his university and local club.
DC: Susie Dent and Jenny Eclair.
RR: Rachel Riley.
CM: Guest Host Colin Murray.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T N R H I O E J D
R02: R G S I U E P O G
R03: 100, 50, 5, 8, 4, 10. Target: 715.
TTT: LAYPRESS - "It sounds like the herb is spread a bit thin."
R04: M T L I E O Y R S
R05: S N T U E A D F I
R06: 3, 4, 1, 2, 10, 5. Target: 710.
R07: S Z T W S O E A T
R08: D L N O E O U P N
R09: 25, 50, 1, 1, 4, 10. Target: 505.
TTT: OVENROLL - "Adored the grass, but it didn't adore you."
R10: V K T A E O R F N
R11: L M H S A I E A G
R12: W S Q I O E L A R
R13: D N P C C E I O T
R14: 6, 4, 9, 2, 10, 3. Target: 613.
R15: B A D F A L T E R (conundrum)


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Round 1: T N R H I O E J D

Adam: JOINTED (7)
Louis: JOINTED (7)
DC: THRONED (7) THORNED (7) JOINTER (7)
OT: DOITHER (7) JOINDER (7) NORDITE (7) ORTHIDE (7) REJOINT (7) THEROID (7) THONDER (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 7)

Round 2: R G S I U E P O G

Adam: GROUPIES (8)
Louis: GRIPES (6)
DC: SOGGIER (7)
OT: PIROGUES (8) PROGGIES (8) SPRUGGIE (8)
Score: 15–7 (max 15)

Round 3: 100, 50, 5, 8, 4, 10. Target: 715.

Adam: 715. (100 x 8) - ((10 x 4) + 50) + 5 (10)
Louis: 716.
Score: 25–7 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: LAYPRESS -> SPARSELY

Round 4: M T L I E O Y R S

Adam: STORMILY (8)
Louis: TOILERS (7)
DC: LOITERS (7)
OT: ISOMETRY (8) MOLYSITE (8)
Score: 33–7 (max 33)

Round 5: S N T U E A D F I

Adam: INSTEAD (7)
Louis: undates
DC: AUDIENTS (8)
Score: 40–7 (max 41)

Round 6: 3, 4, 1, 2, 10, 5. Target: 710.

Adam: -
Louis: 710. ((((4 x 3) + 2) x 5) + 1) x 10 (10)
Score: 40–17 (max 51)

Jenny talks about doing online yoga.

Round 7: S Z T W S O E A T

Adam: SWEATS (6)
Louis: TOASTS (6)
OT: AWETOS (6) STATES (6) STOATS (6) TASTES (6) TAWSES (6) WASTES (6)
Score: 46–23 (max 57)

Round 8: D L N O E O U P N

Adam: UNLOOPED (8)
Louis: POOLED (6)
DC: LOOPED (6)
Score: 54–23 (max 65)

Round 9: 25, 50, 1, 1, 4, 10. Target: 505.

Adam: 505. (50 x 10) + 4 + 1 (10)
Louis: 505. (50 x 10) + 4 + 1 (10)
Score: 64–33 (max 75)

Teatime teaser: OVENROLL -> LOVELORN

Round 10: V K T A E O R F N

Adam: TAVERN (6)
Louis: TANKER (6)
DC: OVERFAT (7)
OT: VENATOR (7)
Score: 70–39 (max 82)

Round 11: L M H S A I E A G

Adam: IMAGES (6)
Louis: GLEAMS (6)
DC: SALAMI (6) MASHIE (6) MALAISE (7)
OT: AGAMIES (7) ALGESIA (7) ALHAGIS (7) AMELIAS (7) GAMAHES (7) HALESIA (7) MESGHAL (7)
Score: 76–45 (max 89)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "upsy-daisy".

Round 12: W S Q I O E L A R

Adam: WAILERS (7)
Louis: SAILOR (6)
OT: LOWRIES (7)
Score: 83–45 (max 96)

Round 13: D N P C C E I O T

Adam: POINTED (7)
Louis: POINTED (7)
DC: CONCEIT (7)
OT: CONCEPT (7) CTENOID (7) DEONTIC (7) ECTOPIC (7) NEPOTIC (7) NOTICED (7) PENTOIC (7) PICONET (7) PICOTED (7)
Score: 90–52 (max 103)

Round 14: 6, 4, 9, 2, 10, 3. Target: 613.

Adam: 617.
Louis: 613. (((6 x 10) - 4) x (9 + 2)) - 3 (10)
Score: 90–62 (max 113)

Round 15: B A D F A L T E R

Adam buzzes on 17 seconds to say FLATBREAD which is correct.
Final Score: 100–62 (max 123)

Statistics Corner

Adam:
Total score - 100
Raw score - 107
Total % of max - 81
Raw % of max - 87
Total average score per round - 6.7
Raw average score per round - 7.1
Number of maxes - 10 8-)

Louis:
Total score - 62
Raw score - 94
Total % of max - 50
Raw % of max - 76
Total average score per round - 4.1
Raw average score per round - 6.3
Number of maxes - 6

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