Tuesday 23rd February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 37)

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Tuesday 23rd February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 37)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:57 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 23 February 2021.

C1: Champion Coral Heath (2 wins, 179 points.) A mail sorter and TV extra from Daventry, Northamptonshire.
C2: Challenger George Thomson. A warehouse manager from Worsley, Greater Manchester. His favourite team is Bolton Wanderers F.C., who of course have recently plummeted down into League 2.
DC: Susie Dent and Jeremy Thompson.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: H F I S K R O E T
R02: G A D S C I O U H
R03: 100, 7, 4, 5, 6, 8. Target: 870.
TTT: HITBELLY - "Behaving this way in a north-east town, perhaps?"
R04: W E I S M E O T L
R05: R D A N P E Y N I
R06: 50, 8, 3, 7, 4, 7. Target: 616.
R07: A G R E S B O L P
R08: B C N U I A E T D
R09: 25, 75, 10, 1, 6, 5. Target: 168.
TTT: DIRESOAP - "They sound like imitations of Vanessa."
R10: M O C R U E A L S
R11: F I T W E R S O N
R12: T I P M E A V U G
R13: L R E S M A D I J
R14: 50, 7, 9, 2, 1, 1. Target: 224.
R15: A M B E R L O V E (conundrum)


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Round 1: H F I S K R O E T

Coral: FOREST (6)
George: STRIKE (6)
DC: SHRIKE (6) FROSTIE (7)
OT: FORTIES (7) FRISKET (7) HERIOTS (7) HOISTER (7) HOKIEST (7) REHOIST (7) RESHIFT (7) SHIFTER (7) SHORTIE (7)
Score: 6–6 (max 7)

Round 2: G A D S C I O U H

Coral: DISCO (5)
George: CASH (4)
DC: DOUGHS (6) COUGHS (6) GAUCHOS (7)
OT: DAIGOUS (7)
Score: 11–6 (max 14)

Round 3: 100, 7, 4, 5, 6, 8. Target: 870.

Coral: 869.
George: 870. (100 - 8 - 5) x (6 + 4) (10)
Score: 11–16 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: HITBELLY -> BLITHELY

Round 4: W E I S M E O T L

Coral: LOWEST (6)
George: LOWEST (6)
DC: motlies MOTELS (6)
OT: LOWEITES (8) MELITOSE (8) MESOLITE (8) OWELTIES (8)
Score: 17–22 (max 32)

Round 5: R D A N P E Y N I

Coral: PANDER (6)
George: PINNED (6)
DC: PANNIER (7) PANNERY (7)
OT: ADRENIN (7) PARDINE (7) PENDRIN (7)
Score: 23–28 (max 39)

Round 6: 50, 8, 3, 7, 4, 7. Target: 616.

Coral: 617. ((8 + 4) x 50) + 7 + 7 + 3 (7)
George: 615. (4 x 3 x 50) + 8 + 7 (7)
RR: 616. (4 + 7) x 7 x 8 (10)
Score: 30–35 (max 49)

Jeremy talks about the longest flight he'd ever took going from Manila to Kuala Lumpur to Abu Dhabi to Cairo to London in 4 days!!

Round 7: A G R E S B O L P

Coral: GRAPES (6)
George: GRAPES (6)
DC: GARBLES (7) PERGOLAS (8)
OT: ALBERGOS (8)
Score: 36–41 (max 57)

Round 8: B C N U I A E T D

Coral: BAITED (6)
George: TUNED (5)
DC: CABINET (7) INCUBATED (18)
Score: 42–41 (max 75)

Round 9: 25, 75, 10, 1, 6, 5. Target: 168.

Coral: 170. ((6 + 1) x 25) - 5 (7)
George: 170. Mistake in working.
RR: 168. (((75 - 10) / 5) - 6) x (25 - 1) (10)
Score: 49–41 (max 85)

Teatime teaser: DIRESOAP -> PARODIES

Round 10: M O C R U E A L S

Coral: CLOSURE (7)
George: morales
DC: MORALE (6) CAROUSEL (8) CLAMOURS (8) MACULOSE (8)
OT: LEUCOMAS (8) RACEMOUS (8) RAMULOSE (8) ROMULEAS (8) SCLEROMA (8)
Score: 56–41 (max 93)

Round 11: F I T W E R S O N

Coral: frowniest
George: WINTERS (7)
DC: SWIFTER (7) FORINTS (7)
OT: FIRSTEN (7) FORTIES (7) FORWENT (7) FRONTES (7) FROSTIE (7) NOWTERS (7) OESTRIN (7) ORIENTS (7) SNIFTER (7) SNOWIER (7) STONIER (7) TOWNIES (7) TWINERS (7) TWOFERS (7)
Score: 56–48 (max 100)

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

Round 12: T I P M E A V U G

Coral: MAGPIE (6)
George: VAGUE (5)
DC: IMPUTE (6)
OT: AUGITE (6) GUIMPE (6) MUTAGE (6) UPTIME (6)
Score: 62–48 (max 106)

Round 13: L R E S M A D I J

Coral: MAILERS (7)
George: JAILED (6)
DC: madlier SIDEARM (7) MISREAD (7) ADMIRES (7) MARDIES (7)
OT: MAIRDLES (8)
Score: 69–48 (max 114)

Round 14: 50, 7, 9, 2, 1, 1. Target: 224.

Coral: 216. ((2 + 1 + 1) x 50) + 9 + 7 (5)
George: 216. ((2 + 1 + 1) x 50) + 9 + 7 (5)
RR: 224. ((50 / 2) x 9) + 1 (10)
Score: 74–53 (max 124)

Round 15: A M B E R L O V E

George buzzes on 3.5 seconds to say REMOVABLE which is correct.
Final Score: 74–63 (max 134)

Statistics Corner

Coral:
Total score - 74
Raw score - 81
Total % of max - 55
Raw % of max - 60
Total average score per round - 4.9
Raw average score per round - 5.4
Number of maxes - 1

George:
Total score - 63
Raw score - 83
Total % of max - 47
Raw % of max - 62
Total average score per round - 4.2
Raw average score per round - 5.5
Number of maxes - 3

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