Monday 22nd February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 36)

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Monday 22nd February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 36)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:16 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 22 February 2021.

C1: Champion Coral Heath (1 win, 100 points.) A mail sorter and TV extra from Daventry, Northamptonshire.
C2: Challenger Claire Spinks. A customer services manager from Ruislip, Greater London. She likes doing hot yoga.
DC: Susie Dent and Jeremy Thompson.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: M O R L A N C E T
R02: H S L U I O R D E
R03: 25, 100, 4, 6, 9, 3. Target: 942.
TTT: MADCORNY - "It sounds like the bouncer is in a sleepy state."
R04: P F N A I B E T O
R05: D R C A E Y K I R
R06: 50, 3, 8, 8, 4, 7. Target: 993.
R07: M S E O P D G U I
R08: C W T A E A N F O
R09: 50, 9, 5, 3, 8, 5. Target: 549.
TTT: QUITSALE - "It's drinks all round for the champs."
R10: R G I E M D O L X
R11: N L T A S D E I T
R12: S H W U O A N R E
R13: S L I P T O E N G
R14: 100, 4, 6, 9, 2, 7. Target: 474.
R15: N I C E J I T S U (conundrum)


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Round 1: M O R L A N C E T

Coral: CANTER (6)
Claire: LANCET (6)
DC: ROMANCE (7) CORNMEAL (8)
OT: AMELCORN (8)
Score: 6–6 (max 8)

Round 2: H S L U I O R D E

Coral: LOUDER (6)
Claire: SHOULDER (8)
DC: HOLDERS (7) LOUSIER (7) LOUDISH (7)
Score: 6–14 (max 16)

Round 3: 25, 100, 4, 6, 9, 3. Target: 942.

Coral: 942. ((100 + 4) x 9) + 6 (10)
Claire: 939.
Score: 16–14 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: MADCORNY -> DORMANCY

Round 4: P F N A I B E T O

Coral: PAINT (5)
Claire: OPINE (5)
DC: FAINT (5) NIOBATE (7)
Score: 21–19 (max 33)

Round 5: D R C A E Y K I R

Coral: DARKER (6)
Claire: DARKER (6)
DC: CARRIED (7) DERRICK (7)
OT: DARRICKY (8) RICKYARD (8)
Score: 27–25 (max 41)

Round 6: 50, 3, 8, 8, 4, 7. Target: 993.

Coral: 993. ((8 + 8 + 4) x 50) - 7 (10)
Claire: 996.
Score: 37–25 (max 51)

Jeremy talks about having to do a corkscrew dive whilst in a plane attempting to land in Angola.

Round 7: M S E O P D G U I

Coral: IMPOSED (7)
Claire: MOPEDS (6)
DC: SPUMED (6) GUIMPES (7)
OT: PIGDOMS (7) PODIUMS (7)
Score: 44–25 (max 58)

Round 8: C W T A E A N F O

Coral: ENACT (5)
Claire: awaft
DC: OFTEN (5) OCTANE (6)
OT: CAFONE (6) CAFTAN (6) CATENA (6)
Score: 49–25 (max 64)

Round 9: 50, 9, 5, 3, 8, 5. Target: 549.

Coral: 549. ((8 + 3) x 50) - (5 / 5) (10)
Claire: 549. ((8 + 3) x 50) - (5 / 5) (10)
Score: 59–35 (max 74)

Teatime teaser: QUITSALE -> TEQUILAS

Round 10: R G I E M D O L X

Coral: LODGER (6)
Claire: MODEL (5)
DC: moldier GODLIER (7) MOILED (6)
OT: GIRLDOM (7) GLORIED (7)
Score: 65–35 (max 81)

Round 11: N L T A S D E I T

Coral: SLANTED (7)
Claire: ENTAILS (7)
DC: ladiest SALIENT (7) DENIALS (7) DETAILS (7) INSTATED (8)
OT: DEINSTAL (8) LANDTIES (8) SIDELANT (8)
Score: 72–42 (max 89)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "political left" and "political right".

Round 12: S H W U O A N R E

Coral: HOARSEN (7)
Claire: UNHORSE (7)
DC: SHOWER (6) unshower WAREHOU (7)
OT: RESHOWN (7) ROHUNAS (7) SENHORA (7)
Score: 79–49 (max 96)

Round 13: S L I P T O E N G

Coral: SLOPING (7)
Claire: PONGIEST (8)
DC: PESTLING (8)
OT: POINTELS (8) POTLINES (8)
Score: 79–57 (max 104)

Round 14: 100, 4, 6, 9, 2, 7. Target: 474.

Coral: 470.
Claire: 477. ((9 + 2) x 7) + (4 x 100) (7)
RR: 474. (100 - ((9 - 4 - 2) x 7)) x 6 (10)
Score: 79–64 (max 114)

Round 15: N I C E J I T S U

Claire buzzes on 2 seconds to say INJUSTICE which is correct.
Final Score: 79–74 (max 124)

Statistics Corner

Coral:
Total score - 79
Raw score - 99
Total % of max - 64
Raw % of max - 80
Total average score per round - 5.3
Raw average score per round - 6.6
Number of maxes - 5

Claire:
Total score - 74
Raw score - 99
Total % of max - 60
Raw % of max - 80
Total average score per round - 4.9
Raw average score per round - 6.6
Number of maxes - 5

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