Wednesday 1st April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 65)

Round-by-round summaries of every game in recent series; for every series in the last 5 years, try cdb, the Countdown databasel. Obviously this forum contains spoilers!

Moderator: James Robinson

Post Reply
User avatar
James Robinson
Post-apocalypse
Posts: 10042
Joined: Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:38 pm
Location: Mirfield, West Yorkshire

Wednesday 1st April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 65)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:24 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 1 April 2020.

C1: Champion Andy Hinds (1 win, 85 points.) An air and space operations manager in the RAF originally from Plymouth, but now lives near Whitby, North Yorkshire.
C2: Challenger Daniel Krigers. A solicitor from Huddersfield, but has Latvian heritage.
DC: Susie Dent and Richard Madeley.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: F D G E O R A I N
R02: L T O I G S R U A
R03: 25, 10, 3, 9, 7, 4. Target: 690.
TTT: RIVALTUNE - "Teatime Teaser pulled from transmission, but as I was there, here's the answer."
R04: T E L T P I A Z S
R05: T B R Y O U I S E
R06: 25, 5, 10, 3, 10, 1. Target: 264.
R07: D K D S O A E I C
R08: M V S A R O U P H
R09: 75, 4, 7, 8, 10, 5. Target: 373.
TTT: EACHTUNES - "Each tune's a hit with the audience, she's a class act."
R10: B D R I E N V O I
R11: P N F A U N D A E
R12: S I M R N A E G C
R13: W N S U I O X R E
R14: 50, 8, 10, 8, 6, 5. Target: 160.
R15: V I N Y L B A R T (conundrum)


And now a brief interlude before our main feature:

SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER
SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER

Enjoy the show.

Round 1: F D G E O R A I N

Andy: READING (7)
Daniel: FORAGED (7)
DC: FOREIGN (7) ORGANDIE (8)
OT: FIRENADO (8) FRONDAGE (8)
Score: 7–7 (max 8)

Round 2: L T O I G S R U A

Andy: GLOATS (6)
Daniel: GROUTS (6)
DC: GRATIS (6)
OT: ALGORIST (8)
Score: 13–13 (max 16)

Round 3: 25, 10, 3, 9, 7, 4. Target: 690.

Andy: 690. (7 x 4 x 25) - 10 (10)
Daniel: 690. (7 x 4 x 25) - 10 (10)
Score: 23–23 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: RIVALTUNE -> AVIRULENT (This was pulled, presumably cos of AVIRULENT being the answer, but this is what the scramble was.) 8-)

Round 4: T E L T P I A Z S

Andy: PATTIES (7)
Daniel: pilates
DC: stazi PLATES (6) LAZIEST (7)
OT: PIZETTAS (8)
Score: 30–23 (max 34)

Round 5: T B R Y O U I S E

Andy: ROBUST (6)
Daniel: STROBE (6)
DC: BISTOURY (8)
OT: SOBRIETY (8)
Score: 36–29 (max 42)

Round 6: 25, 5, 10, 3, 10, 1. Target: 264.

Andy: 264. (25 x 10) + 10 + 5 - 1 (10)
Daniel: 264. (25 x 10) + 10 + 3 + 1 (10)
Score: 46–39 (max 52)

Richard talks about the time where he forgot his boss's name when he worked at Border Television. :oops: :oops: :oops:

Round 7: D K D S O A E I C

Andy: CADDIES (7)
Daniel: SOAKED (6)
DC: DOCKSIDE (8)
Score: 53–39 (max 60)

Round 8: M V S A R O U P H

Andy: ROAMS (5)
Daniel: MORPHS (6)
DC: SUMPH (5) VAPOURS (7)
Score: 53–45 (max 67)

Round 9: 75, 4, 7, 8, 10, 5. Target: 373.

Andy: 373. (75 x 5) - (8 / 4) (10)
Daniel: 373. (75 x 5) - (10 - 8) (10)
Score: 63–55 (max 77)

Teatime teaser: EACHTUNES -> CHANTEUSE

Round 10: B D R I E N V O I

Andy: DIVINER (7)
Daniel: bovined
DC: BOVINE (6) OVENBIRD (8)
Score: 70–55 (max 85)

Round 11: P N F A U N D A E

Andy: FANNED (6)
Daniel: FANNED (6)
DC: PUNNED (6) unpaned
OT: DUENNA (6) FUNANA (6) FUNNED (6) PANADE (6) PANDAN (6) PANFAN (6) PANNED (6)
Score: 76–61 (max 91)

Susie's Origins Of Words talks about the origins of words that end with "-ish".

Round 12: S I M R N A E G C

Andy: SMEARING (8)
Daniel: SCREAMING (18)
DC: GRIMACES (8)
Score: 76–79 (max 109)

Round 13: W N S U I O X R E

Andy: RUINS (5)
Daniel: INSURE (6)
DC: RISEN (5) URSINE (6) SNOWIER (7)
OT: OREXINS (7)
Score: 76–85 (max 116)

Round 14: 50, 8, 10, 8, 6, 5. Target: 160.

Andy: 160. ((8 - 5) x 50) + 10 (10)
Daniel: 160. (8 + 8) x 10 (10)
Score: 86–95 (max 126)

Round 15: V I N Y L B A R T

No one buzzes. The answer was VIBRANTLY.
Final Score: 86–95 (max 136)

Statistics Corner

Andy:
Total score - 86
Raw score - 104
Total % of max - 63
Raw % of max - 76
Total average score per round - 5.7
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 5

Daniel:
Total score - 95
Raw score - 101
Total % of max - 70
Raw % of max - 74
Total average score per round - 6.3
Raw average score per round - 6.7
Number of maxes - 6

Further summaries are at:
http://cdb.apterous.org/series.php?series=82
CoNuT 2020 CANCELLED

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest