Thursday 5th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 67)

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Thursday 5th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 67)

Post by James Robinson » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:29 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 5 October 2017.

C1: Champion Eoin Jackson (6 wins, 543 points.) An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He's wearing a turquoise jumper with a "#7" in a shield. :P 8-)
C2: Challenger Debbie Scott. From Worthing, West Sussex. She's a former British Airways cabin crew, and once mistook a request from a member of the Royal Family for an apple for discussion of a nap... :oops: :oops: :oops: :P :P :P
DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Phil Hammond.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R E N O M I F A T
R02: S M O D E L R U A
R03: 100, 50, 6, 7, 9, 9. Target: 399.
TTT: ALSOWHEEL - "Many, many changes were made at the cash and carry."
R04: T H U S V A P I A
R05: R I D A G O L E D
R06: 100, 8, 2, 7, 10, 1. Target: 330.
R07: Y I H A P E L U T
R08: B I N T G E A D J
R09: 25, 50, 4, 6, 9, 1. Target: 109.
TTT: EVADETURN - "The type of computer game where you try to evade danger at every turn."
R10: K N U C M R E I M
R11: S A S E R U X O S
R12: P E Z N I E T L A
R13: T O V I S E R I N
R14: 50, 75, 4, 2, 6, 3. Target: 344.
R15: C L E A N T E M P (conundrum)


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Round 1: R E N O M I F A T

Eoin: FOREMAN (7)
Debbie: frontier
DC: FORMATE (7) RAIMENT (7)
OT: ROMANITE (8)
Score: 7–0 (max 8)

Round 2: S M O D E L R U A

Eoin: LOADERS (7)
Debbie: modulars
DC: MODULAR (7) REMOULDS (8) SMOULDER (8)
OT: EARLDOMS (8) MOULDERS (8) RAMULOSE (8) ROMULEAS (8) ROULADES (8) RULEDOMS (8)
Score: 14–0 (max 16)

Round 3: 100, 50, 6, 7, 9, 9. Target: 399.

Eoin: 399. (6 x 50) + 100 - (9 / 9) (10)
Debbie: 399. (6 x 50) + 100 - (9 / 9) (10)
Score: 24–10 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: ALSOWHEEL -> WHOLESALE

Round 4: T H U S V A P I A

Eoin: PATHS (5)
Debbie: PATHS (5)
DC: PATIAS (6) PATHIAS (7)
Score: 29–15 (max 33)

Round 5: R I D A G O L E D

Eoin: DARIOLE (7)
Debbie: GODLIER (7)
OT: ADELGID (7) DODGIER (7) GEOIDAL (7) GIRDLED (7) GLADDER (7) GLADDIE (7) GLORIED (7) GRIDDLE (7) RADIOED (7) RADIOLE (7) ROADIED (7)
Score: 36–22 (max 40)

Round 6: 100, 8, 2, 7, 10, 1. Target: 330.

Eoin: 330. (100 + 10) x ((7 - 1) / 2) (10)
Debbie: 330. (100 + 10) x (2 + 1) (10)
Score: 46–32 (max 50)

Dr. Phil continues talking "behind the headlines" in regards to the NHS, with false claims about food.

Round 7: Y I H A P E L U T

Eoin: HAPLITE (7)
Debbie: hamlet
DC: APLITE (6)
OT: HYALITE (7)
Score: 53–32 (max 57)

Round 8: B I N T G E A D J

Eoin: DEBATING (8)
Debbie: DEBATING (8)
Score: 61–40 (max 65)

Round 9: 25, 50, 4, 6, 9, 1. Target: 109.

Eoin: 109. (4 x 25) + 9 (10)
Debbie: 109. (4 x 25) + 9 (10)
Score: 71–50 (max 75)

Teatime teaser: EVADETURN -> ADVENTURE

Round 10: K N U C M R E I M

Eoin: MUCKIER (7)
Debbie: MUCKIER (7)
DC: MERKIN (6)
OT: MINCEUR (7) MUCKMEN (7) NUMERIC (7) RUCKMEN (7)
Score: 78–57 (max 82)

Round 11: S A S E R U X O S

Eoin: ASSURES (7)
Debbie: AROUSES (7)
OT: SAROSES (7)
Score: 85–64 (max 89)

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

Round 12: P E Z N I E T L A

Eoin: planetize
Debbie: PANTILE (7)
DC: PENALIZE (8)
OT: PETALINE (8)
Score: 85–71 (max 97)

Round 13: T O V I S E R I N

Eoin: STONIER (7)
Debbie: INVERTS (7)
DC: REVISION (8) INVESTOR (8)
OT: INVITERS (8) NOVITIES (8) VITRINES (8)
Score: 92–78 (max 105)

Round 14: 50, 75, 4, 2, 6, 3. Target: 344.

Eoin: 344. (4 x 75) + 50 - 6 (10)
Debbie: 344. (4 x 75) + 50 - 6 (10)
Score: 102–88 (max 115)

Round 15: C L E A N T E M P

Eoin buzzes on 6 seconds to say PLACEMENT which is correct.
Final Score: 112–88 (max 125)

Statistics Corner

Eoin:
Total score - 112
Raw score - 112
Total % of max - 90
Raw % of max - 90
Total average score per round - 7.5
Raw average score per round - 7.5
Number of maxes - 10 8-)

Debbie:
Total score - 88
Raw score - 88
Total % of max - 70
Raw % of max - 70
Total average score per round - 5.9
Raw average score per round - 5.9
Number of maxes - 8

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=77
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