Friday 6th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 68)

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Friday 6th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 68)

Post by James Robinson » Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:42 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 6 October 2017.

C1: Champion Eoin Jackson (7 wins, 655 points.) An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He's wearing a black jumper with a "#8" in a shield. :P 8-)
C2: Challenger Stuart Abbott. A maths teacher from Greenock, Renfrewshire. He was once interrupted by royal security guards whilst preparing for a school talent show, as Prince Edward was visiting.
DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Phil Hammond.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: R E S U M E N I T
R02: F S H Y D O E A R
R03: 50, 25, 2, 1, 10, 2. Target: 888.
TTT: ALLSURREY - "All of Surrey were behaving in a most bizarre way."
R04: T N Z F I E A R U
R05: D A S I T E W U S
R06: 50, 7, 1, 5, 2, 6. Target: 811.
R07: C E R I J E T O N
R08: R M A E S T U E G
R09: 75, 25, 10, 4, 2, 6. Target: 103.
TTT: ASYOUCURL - "As you curl up on the sofa, you hear people behaving very loudly outside."
R10: D V C T I E O N I
R11: P E D A S O M E K
R12: B M D A E P V I L
R13: R A S E L O R E W
R14: 50, 1, 9, 2, 10, 7. Target: 483.
R15: F E I G N F A C T (conundrum)


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Round 1: R E S U M E N I T

Eoin: TERMINUS (8)
Stuart: ENTRIES (7)
DC: NITS (4) MUTINEERS (18)
OT: NEUTERISM (18)
Score: 8–0 (max 18)

Round 2: F S H Y D O E A R

Eoin: FEDORAS (7)
Stuart: HOARDS (6)
OT: DEFRAYS (7) FEODARY (7) FORAYED (7)
Score: 15–0 (max 25)

Round 3: 50, 25, 2, 1, 10, 2. Target: 888.

Eoin: 888. (50 + 25 - 1) x (10 + 2) (10)
Stuart: 888. (50 + 25 - 1) x (10 + 2) (10)
Score: 25–10 (max 35)

Teatime teaser: ALLSURREY -> SURREALLY

Round 4: T N Z F I E A R U

Eoin: URINATE (7)
Stuart: naturize
DC: FAINTER (7)
OT: AZURITE (7) RETZIAN (7) RUINATE (7) TAURINE (7) URANITE (7)
Score: 32–10 (max 42)

Round 5: D A S I T E W U S

Eoin: SAUTES (6)
Stuart: WAISTED (7)
DC: SAWDUST (7) DESIST (6)
OT: ADITUSES (8)
Score: 32–17 (max 50)

Round 6: 50, 7, 1, 5, 2, 6. Target: 811.

Eoin: 811. (50 x 2 x (7 + 1)) + 6 + 5 (10)
Stuart: 811. (50 x 2 x (7 + 1)) + 6 + 5 (10)
Score: 42–27 (max 60)

Dr. Phil continues talking "behind the headlines" in regards to the NHS, with studies about sleep.

Round 7: C E R I J E T O N

Eoin: REJECTION (18)
Stuart: REJECTION (18)
DC: NEOTERIC (8)
Score: 60–45 (max 78)

Round 8: R M A E S T U E G

Eoin: MATURES (7)
Stuart: MASTER (6)
DC: GAMESTER (8)
Score: 67–45 (max 86)

Round 9: 75, 25, 10, 4, 2, 6. Target: 103.

Eoin: 103. (6 / 2) + 25 + 75 (10)
Stuart: 103. (6 / 2) + 25 + 75 (10)
Score: 77–55 (max 96)

Teatime teaser: ASYOUCURL -> RAUCOUSLY

Round 10: D V C T I E O N I

Eoin: DICTION (7)
Stuart: EDITION (7)
DC: EVICTION (8) INCITED (7)
OT: INVOICED (8)
Score: 84–62 (max 104)

Round 11: P E D A S O M E K

Eoin: SOAKED (6)
Stuart: MOPEDS (6)
DC: MASKED (6)
OT: MEDSPEAK (8) PEMOEDAS (8)
Score: 90–68 (max 112)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of words from the arts world.

Round 12: B M D A E P V I L

Eoin: IMPALED (7)
Stuart: BLAMED (6)
DC: PIEBALD (7)
OT: BIPEDAL (7) IMPLEAD (7) PELAMID (7)
Score: 97–68 (max 119)

Round 13: R A S E L O R E W

Eoin: SOARER (6)
Stuart: relowers
DC: WEARERS (7) LOWERER (7) LOWERERS (8)
OT: RELEASOR (8)
Score: 103–68 (max 127)

Round 14: 50, 1, 9, 2, 10, 7. Target: 483.

Eoin: 483. (50 x 10) - (2 x 9) + 1 (10)
Stuart: 483. ((50 - 1) x 10) - 7 (10)
Score: 113–78 (max 137)

Round 15: F E I G N F A C T

Eoin buzzes on 6.25 seconds to say AFFECTING which is correct.
Final Score: 123–78 (max 147)

Eoin's combined octototal is 778 points, which currently puts him as the #4 seed. 8-) 8-) 8-)

Statistics Corner

Eoin:
Total score - 123
Raw score - 129
Total % of max - 84
Raw % of max - 88
Total average score per round - 8.2
Raw average score per round - 8.6
Number of maxes - 9

Stuart:
Total score - 78
Raw score - 103
Total % of max - 53
Raw % of max - 70
Total average score per round - 5.2
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 5

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