Tuesday 16th February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 32)

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Tuesday 16th February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 32)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:54 am

Countdown recap for Tuesday 16 February 2021.

C1: Champion Declan McGurk (3 wins, 258 points.) A pricing and data specialist from Leeds.
C2: Challenger Danny Lofthouse. An accountant from Leeds. He used to work in an exotic pet shop when he was younger.
DC: Susie Dent and Pasha Kovalev.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: D U I C S L A E N
R02: O F T I R E D P B
R03: 25, 100, 50, 1, 4, 5. Target: 282.
TTT: TIEBREAK - "When it comes to this song, Greece is the word."
R04: A G N O R E S I D
R05: H A O E S W T G O
R06: 75, 100, 50, 25, 9, 4. Target: 310.
R07: R U I M P B A E R
R08: A N L O C I F A V
R09: 100, 6, 2, 5, 8, 3. Target: 534.
TTT: HOBOWELL - "Hobos have nowhere to go, but this is in whales."
R10: E R T O D I P E M
R11: N A S K D U I E W
R12: A R N O C E S I T
R13: P G L A O U H I N
R14: 25, 50, 100, 75, 1, 9. Target: 928.
R15: T E N T I G R A M (conundrum)


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

Declan: CANDLES (7)
Danny: ALIENS (6)
DC: UNSCALED (8)
OT: AESCULIN (8) DULCIANS (8) DULCINES (8) EDICULAS (8) INCLUDES (8) LUNACIES (8) NUCLIDES (8) UNSLICED (8)
Score: 7–0 (max 8)

Round 2: O F T I R E D P B

Declan: TIRED (5)
Danny: TRIED (5)
DC: PROFITED (8)
Score: 12–5 (max 16)

Round 3: 25, 100, 50, 1, 4, 5. Target: 282.

Declan: 280. (5 x 50) + 25 + 4 + 1 (7)
Danny: 279.
RR: 281/283. (7)
OT: 281. ((50 - 5) x 4) + 100 + 1 (7)
Score: 19–5 (max 23)

Teatime teaser: TIEBREAK -> REBETIKA

Round 4: A G N O R E S I D

Declan: DRAGONS (7)
Danny: IGNORED (7)
DC: AGONISED (8) ORGANISED (18)
OT: GRANDIOSE (18) ORGANDIES (18)
Score: 26–12 (max 41)

Round 5: H A O E S W T G O

Declan: HOSTAGE (7)
Danny: GHOST (5)
DC: STOWAGE (7)
OT: AWHETOS (7) TOWAGES (7)
Score: 33–12 (max 48)

Round 6: 75, 100, 50, 25, 9, 4. Target: 310.

Declan: 309. (4 x 100) - 75 - 25 + 9 (7)
Danny: 309. (4 x 75) + 9 (7)
RR: 310. ((100 x 75) + ((9 - 4) x 50)) / 25 (10)
Score: 40–19 (max 58)

Pasha talks about his favourite place in the world to a wetland in Brazil where jaguars roam.

Round 7: R U I M P B A E R

Declan: BUMPIER (7)
Danny: BREAM (5)
DC: RUMBA (5) BARMIER (7)
OT: MARRUBE (7) PRIMEUR (7) RAMPIER (7) RAMPIRE (7)
Score: 47–19 (max 65)

Round 8: A N L O C I F A V

Declan: ANVIL (5)
Danny: FOCAL (5)
DC: FALCON (6) FLACON (6)
OT: FAVICON (7) FOLACIN (7) VALONIA (7)
Score: 52–24 (max 72)

Round 9: 100, 6, 2, 5, 8, 3. Target: 534.

Declan: 534. ((100 + 8) x 5) - 6 (10)
Danny: 533.
Score: 62–24 (max 82)

Teatime teaser: HOBOWELL -> BLOWHOLE

Round 10: E R T O D I P E M

Declan: EMPIRE (6)
Danny: PERIOD (6)
DC: IMPORTED (8)
OT: IMPORTEE (8) PROTEIDE (8)
Score: 68–30 (max 90)

Round 11: N A S K D U I E W

Declan: UNASKED (7)
Danny: WINKED (6)
DC: SWANKED (7)
OT: SWINKED (7)
Score: 75–30 (max 97)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of the prefix "ante-".

Round 12: A R N O C E S I T

Declan: REACTIONS (18)
Danny: CORNIEST (8)
DC: CREATIONS (18) NARCOTISE (18)
OT: ACTIONERS (18) ACTORINES (18)
Score: 93–30 (max 115)

Round 13: P G L A O U H I N

Declan: HAULING (7)
Danny: plough (declared as 5)
OT: HALOING (7) LOUPING (7) NILGHAU (7)
Score: 100–30 (max 122)

Round 14: 25, 50, 100, 75, 1, 9. Target: 928.

Declan: 926. (9 x 100) + 25 + 1 (7)
Danny: 926. (9 x 100) + 25 + 1 (7)
RR: 928. (((75 x 25) - 1) / (100 / 50)) - 9 (10)
Score: 107–37 (max 132)

Round 15: T E N T I G R A M

Declan buzzes on 8.75 seconds to say MATTERING which is correct.
Final Score: 117–37 (max 142)

Statistics Corner

Declan:
Total score - 117
Raw score - 117
Total % of max - 82
Raw % of max - 82
Total average score per round - 7.8
Raw average score per round - 7.8
Number of maxes - 8

Danny:
Total score - 37
Raw score - 74
Total % of max - 26
Raw % of max - 52
Total average score per round - 2.5
Raw average score per round - 4.9
Number of maxes - 0

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