Wednesday 22nd June 2022 ( Series 86 Prelim 3 )

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Wednesday 22nd June 2022 ( Series 86 Prelim 3 )

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Wednesday 22nd June 2022 ( Series 86 Prelim 3 )

Hello and welcome to another recap, after seeing Daren Branes deposing Steven Etherington from the champions chair......can he stay there today ????? tune into the show to find out whether he does or not ?????

C1: Champion Daren Barnes (1 win, 84 points.) A duty manager in a supermarket from Wittering in East Sussex
C2: Challenger Laurence Freeman : He was a retired Delivery Supervisor from Burton upon Trent.
DC: Robert Rinder
RR: Rachel Riley
OT: Other words or solutions

R01: S H D E O G N A I
R02: W T E O R L A I P
R03: 25, 50, 3, 7, 4, 3. Target: 613.
TTT: MALTYPIE - "As a child, you never wanted it to end."
R04: V F O E N S T O I
R05: C M S E E U Y T M
R06: 100, 50, 3, 5, 3, 8, . Target: 304.
R07: R N L E E S B I O
R08: R T E U S V E O T
R09: 75, 50, 1, 7, 6, 2, . Target: 961.
TTT: IVYDESKS - "Winter, spring or summer, it's about the falls"
R10: K N A I M G E U R
R11: F D R A I S D E X
R12: A O M E N R T O L
R13: T N D C O I W O I
R14: 75, 100, 8, 2, 1, 10, . Target: 828.
R15: S H E L L D I C E (conundrum)


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Round 1: S H D E O G N A I

Daren: AGONISED (8)
Laurence: HEADINGS (8)
DC: NOGHEADS (8)
OT: ADHESION (8) DIAGNOSE (8) SHEADING (8)
Score: 8–8 (max 8)

8s all round not a lot to argue about :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek:

Round 2: W T E O R L A I P

Daren: PLAITER (7)
Laurence: PLATER (6)
DC: EPILATOR (8)
OT: PELOTARI (8) PETIOLAR (8) PILEWORT (8)
Score: 15–8 (max 16)

Round 3: 25, 50, 3, 7, 4, 3. Target: 613.

Daren: 615. 4 × 3 × 50 + 25 − 7 − 3 (7)
Laurence: 615. 4 × 3 × 50 + 25 − 7 − 3 (7)
RR: 613. (50 × 3 − 3) × 4 + 25 (10)
Score: 22–15 (max 26)

Our contestants can only manage 2 away..........but Rachel gets to shine by producing the perfect solution !!! :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek:

Teatime teaser: MALTYPIE -> PLAYTIME

Round 4: V F O E N S T O I

Daren: FESTOON (7)
Laurence: STONE (5)
OT: FOOTIES (7) FOOTSIE (7) OOFIEST (7) TOONIES (7)
Score: 29–15 (max 33)

Round 5: C M S E E U Y T M

Daren: tummys
Laurence: MUSTY (5)
DC: SCUMMY (6)
OT: MYCETES (7)
Score: 29–20 (max 40)

Our Champion has tummys disallowed as it is spelt TUMMIES but there is an interesting 7 hidden away

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Mycete :A fungus; especially a microscopic or pathogenic fungus.

Round 6: 100, 50, 3, 5, 3, 8. Target: 304.

Daren: 304. 3 × 100 + 8 ÷ (5 − 3) (10)
Laurence: 305.
Score: 39–20 (max 50)

A good solve from Daren........not too taxing :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek:

Round 7: R N L E E S B I O

Daren: BOILERS (7)
Laurence: BOILERS (7)
DC: BOILERS (7)
OT: BELIERS (7) BELSIRE (7) BOERIES (7) BOREENS (7) EBONIES (7) EBONISE (7) EBRIOSE (7) ENROBES (7) EOLINES (7) LIBEROS (7) LIENORS (7) LIERNES (7) LOERIES (7) OBELISE (7) OLEINES (7) REBOILS (7) REBOISE (7) RELINES (7) ROSEINE (7)
Score: 46–27 (max 57)

A good selection of letters plenty of 7s not a lot to argue about !!!!!

Round 8: R T E U S V E O T

Daren: outserve
Laurence: STOUTER (7)
DC: VESTURE (7)
OT: OUVERTES (8) ROUSETTE (8)
Score: 46–34 (max 65)

Daren has his 8 disallowed as you cannot outserve anybody.........7s all round but...........there are 2 8s hiiden away OUVERTES.....ROUSETTE

Ouvertes :A position in which the feet are apart; a movement by which the feet or legs become separated.

Rousette :A fruit bat that feeds mainly on nectar and pollen, forming very large colonies in caves from Africa to the Solomon Islands.

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Round 9: 75, 50, 1, 7, 6, 2. Target: 961.

Daren: 958. 6 × 2 × 75 + 50 + 1 + 7 (7)
Laurence: 961. Mistake in working.
RR: 961. (75 × 7 − 50 + 6) × 2 − 1 (10)
Score: 53–34 (max 75)

A mistake from Laurence sees Daren gain another 7 points in the numbers game..........but Rachel mops up and produces the perfect solution :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek:

Teatime teaser: IVYDESKS -> SKYDIVES

Round 10: K N A I M G E U R

Daren: REMAKING (8)
Laurence: MARKING (7)
DC: GUNMAKER (8)
OT: GERANIUM (8)
Score: 61–34 (max 83)

Round 11: F D R A I S D E X

Daren: FARSIDE (7)
Laurence: faiders
OT: FADDIER (7) RADDIES (7)
Score: 68–34 (max 90)

Round 12: A O M E N R T O L

Daren: lamnetor
Laurence: MENTOR (6)
DC: MOONRAT (7)
OT: MONOLATER (18)
Score: 68–40 (max 108)

Daren has his 8 disallowed as it is spelt LAMENTER...............DC get to shine with Moonrat........but there was a 9 hidden away ...........that I managed to spot Monolater :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek:


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Monolater : The worship of one god without denial of the existence of other gods.

Moonrat : A shy insectivorous mammal of the hedgehog family, with a long snout and ratlike appearance, native to SE Asia and China.

Round 13: T N D C O I W O I

Daren: DICTION (7)
Laurence: COIN (4)
DC: DICTION (7)
OT: COITION (7) ODONTIC (7)
Score: 75–40 (max 115)

Round 14: 75, 100, 8, 2, 1, 10. Target: 828.

Daren: 827.
Laurence: 828. (100 + 1) × 8 + 2 × 10 (10)
Score: 75–50 (max 125)

A good numbers solve from Laurence nice and straightforward but not quite enough

Round 15: S H E L L D I C E

Daren buzzes on 4.25 seconds to say CHISELLED which is correct.
Final Score: 85–50 (max 135)

A good solve from Daren giving him his second win...........Laurence put up a good fight but will be happy with his goody bag......tune into todays show to find out whether Daren gets his third win.

In the meantime Bye for now !!

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