Monday 1st March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 41)

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Monday 1st March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 41)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:46 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 1 March 2021.

C1: Champion Coral Heath (6 wins, 528 points.) A mail sorter and TV extra from Daventry, Northamptonshire.
C2: Challenger Danny Webster. A DJ and radio presenter from Birmingham. He likes to host karaoke nights, and his favourite karaoke song is "Baby One More Time" by Britney Spears.
DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Linda Papadopoulos.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: C I S Y O T R E L
R02: W A G U N M E O T
R03: 75, 50, 6, 8, 1, 1. Target: 422.
TTT: NESTDIRT - "They're not Britney's spears, they're Britannia's."
R04: P A D L I E S R A
R05: F I V G U S N E H
R06: 25, 4, 8, 8, 10, 6. Target: 817.
R07: O T R I M D A P E
R08: N O K R G E O A L
R09: 100, 5, 9, 1, 10, 2. Target: 813.
TTT: ISNTLOVE - "Like Brown and Green, she just wants to be read."
R10: B I T E F S G A C
R11: R W E J S O B I N
R12: P U D L S E A H R
R13: M C O P Q E N I D
R14: 25, 7, 5, 6, 8, 7. Target: 593.
R15: E G G I P U N N X (conundrum)


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Round 1: C I S Y O T R E L

Coral: COSTLIER (8)
Danny: STOREY (6)
DC: CLOISTER (8) CORTILES (8)
OT: CITOLERS (8) CREOLIST (8) CRYOLITE (8)
Score: 8–0 (max 8)

Round 2: W A G U N M E O T

Coral: MAGNET (6)
Danny: AUGMENT (7)
DC: MEGATON (7) MONTAGE (7)
OT: GEOMANT (7) MAGNETO (7) METAGON (7) MUTAGEN (7)
Score: 8–7 (max 15)

Round 3: 75, 50, 6, 8, 1, 1. Target: 422.

Coral: 422. ((50 + 1 + 1) x 8) + 6 (10)
Danny: -
Score: 18–7 (max 25)

Teatime teaser: NESTDIRT -> TRIDENTS

Round 4: P A D L I E S R A

Coral: PARADES (7)
Danny: DESPAIR (7)
DC: PALISADE (8)
OT: PARADISE (8) PARSLIED (8) PEDRAILS (8) PREDIALS (8) RADIALES (8) SALARIED (8)
Score: 25–14 (max 33)

Round 5: F I V G U S N E H

Coral: FUSING (6)
Danny: sueing
DC: SUING (5)
OT: FEIGNS (6) FEUING (6) FUNSIE (6) GENIUS (6) GIVENS (6) HINGES (6) INFUSE (6) NEIGHS (6)
Score: 31–14 (max 39)

Round 6: 25, 4, 8, 8, 10, 6. Target: 817.

Coral: 818. (8 x 4 x 25) + 10 + 8 (7)
Danny: 818. (25 x 4 x 8) + 10 + 8 (7)
RR: 817. ((6 + 4) x 10 x 8) + 25 - 8 (10)
Score: 38–21 (max 49)

Dr. Linda talks about coping with change.

Round 7: O T R I M D A P E

Coral: TRAMPED (7)
Danny: IMPARTED (8)
DC: IMPORTED (8) EMPORIA (7)
OT: PIRATEDOM (18)
Score: 38–29 (max 67)

Round 8: N O K R G E O A L

Coral: LONGER (6)
Danny: ORANGE (6)
DC: OREGANO (7)
OT: GONOLEK (7)
Score: 44–35 (max 74)

Round 9: 100, 5, 9, 1, 10, 2. Target: 813.

Coral: 813. ((9 - 1) x 100) + 10 + 5 - 2 (10)
Danny: 815.
Score: 54–35 (max 84)

Teatime teaser: ISNTLOVE -> NOVELIST

Round 10: B I T E F S G A C

Coral: CAGIEST (7)
Danny: BITES (5)
DC: GABFEST (7)
OT: BIFACES (7)
Score: 61–35 (max 91)

Round 11: R W E J S O B I N

Coral: BROWSE (6)
Danny: BONIER (6)
DC: BROWNIES (8) JOINERS (7)
Score: 67–41 (max 99)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of "peruse", "scan", "plethora", "factoid", "nonplussed".

Round 12: P U D L S E A H R

Coral: SHARED (6)
Danny: HERALDS (7)
DC: PHRASED (7) SHARPED (7)
OT: DRUPELS (7) HAULERS (7) HURDLES (7) PEDLARS (7) PERULAS (7) PERUSAL (7) PLASHED (7) PLASHER (7) PLUSHED (7) PLUSHER (7) PURALES (7) PURDAHS (7) RALPHED (7) REHAULS (7) SLURPED (7) SPHERAL (7)
Score: 67–48 (max 106)

Round 13: M C O P Q E N I D

Coral: MINCED (6)
Danny: COPIED (6)
DC: DEMONIC (7) COMPED (6) INCOME (6)
Score: 73–54 (max 113)

Round 14: 25, 7, 5, 6, 8, 7. Target: 593.

Coral: -
Danny: -
RR: 593. ((6 x 8) / (7 - 5) x 25) - 7 (10)
Score: 73–54 (max 123)

Round 15: E G G I P U N N X

Coral buzzes on 3.25 seconds to say EXPUNGING which is correct.
Final Score: 83–54 (max 133)

Statistics Corner

Coral:
Total score - 83
Raw score - 102
Total % of max - 62
Raw % of max - 77
Total average score per round - 5.5
Raw average score per round - 6.8
Number of maxes - 6

Danny:
Total score - 54
Raw score - 73
Total % of max - 41
Raw % of max - 55
Total average score per round - 3.6
Raw average score per round - 4.9
Number of maxes - 2

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