Monday 31st August 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 103)

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Monday 31st August 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 103)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:29 pm

Well, I'm back, and after celebrating my 33rd birthday yesterday, I think it's time to ramp up the recapping in time for when the new Robinson takes charge in the summer.... ;) ;) ;)

Wish me luck :!: :!: :!: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Countdown recap for Monday 31 August 2020.

C1: Champion Sam Cappleman-Lynes (3 wins, 355 points.) An Apteforumite and software developer from Rochdale.
C2: Challenger Matt Duffy. A medical student from Telford, Shropshire. He's hoping to be working as an F1 doctor in a hospital next year.
DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Linda Papadopoulos.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: L T W W O A I D R
R02: M R N A E O A H F
R03: 8, 4, 2, 6, 10, 5. Target: 499.
TTT: SYRUPTIME - "Diana's backing singers were way better than all the rest."
R04: T D J P I O A O D
R05: T Y R D E O A I N
R06: 75, 6, 4, 9, 10, 9. Target: 933.
R07: S M B V U I U T E
R08: R N L O I U E M N
R09: 25, 3, 10, 1, 7, 7. Target: 478.
TTT: IDLEBEAST - "The violinist serenaded the newlyweds while they ate dinner."
R10: S G D S O U I E G
R11: C L P H A E I R T
R12: P K N A E A U M Y
R13: R B S D I A O X A
R14: 50, 10, 1, 9, 2, 6. Target: 328.
R15: N I S S A N G E M (conundrum)


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Round 1: L T W W O A I D R

Sam: DILATOR (7)
Matt: TRAIL (5)
DC: WALDO (5)
OT: ROTALID (7)
Score: 7–0 (max 7)

Round 2: M R N A E O A H F

Sam: FOREMAN (7)
Matt: FRAME (5)
DC: FORAMEN (7)
OT: MANFARE (7) MENORAH (7) MOREANA (7)
Score: 14–0 (max 14)

Round 3: 8, 4, 2, 6, 10, 5. Target: 499.

Sam: 499. (((8 x 10) + 4) x 6) - 5 (10)
Matt: 500.
Score: 24–0 (max 24)

Teatime teaser: SYRUPTIME -> SUPREMITY

Round 4: T D J P I O A O D

Sam: ADOPT (5)
Matt: PAID (4)
DC: PATIO (5)
OT: ADDIO (5) IDDAT (5) OOTID (5) PADDO (5) PODIA (5) POOJA (5) POTAI (5) TOPOI (5)
Score: 29–0 (max 29)

Round 5: T Y R D E O A I N

Sam: ARYTENOID (18)
Matt: TIRADE (6)
DC: DIETARY (7)
Score: 47–0 (max 47)

Round 6: 75, 6, 4, 9, 10, 9. Target: 933.

Sam: 931. ((9 + 4) x 75) - ((6 x 9) - 10) (7)
Matt: -
RR: 933. ((75 - 9) x (10 + 4)) + 9 (10)
Score: 54–0 (max 57)

Dr. Linda talks about the "emotional" 5-a-day.

Round 7: S M B V U I U T E

Sam: IMBUES (6)
Matt: SUITE (5)
DC: SEBUM (5)
OT: SUBMIT (6)
Score: 60–0 (max 63)

Round 8: R N L O I U E M N

Sam: MERLION (7)
Matt: MOURN (5)
DC: REUNION (7)
OT: ONLINER (7) UNIONER (7)
Score: 67–0 (max 70)

Round 9: 25, 3, 10, 1, 7, 7. Target: 478.

Sam: 475. (((25 x 3) - 7) x 7) - 1 (7)
Matt: -
RR: 478. (((7 x 7) + 1) x 10) - 25 + 3 (10)
Score: 74–0 (max 80)

Teatime teaser: IDLEBEAST -> TABLESIDE

Round 10: S G D S O U I E G

Sam: DOGGIES (7)
Matt: DOGGIES (7)
OT: DOGGESS (7) GODISES (7) GUSSIED (7)
Score: 81–7 (max 87)

Round 11: C L P H A E I R T

Sam: PATCHIER (8)
Matt: PLAITER (7)
DC: PARTICLE (8) CHAPTER (7)
OT: PARHELIC (8) PHREATIC (8) PRELATIC (8) PRITCHEL (8)
Score: 89–7 (max 95)

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

Round 12: P K N A E A U M Y

Sam: APEMAN (6)
Matt: makeup
DC: UNMAKE (6)
OT: MANUKA (6) PNEUMA (6) PUKANA (6)
Score: 95–7 (max 101)

Round 13: R B S D I A O X A

Sam: ISOBAR (6)
Matt: aboards
DC: ABOARD (6) RADIOS (6) BRAIDS (6) OXBIRDS (7)
OT: BROADAX (7)
Score: 101–7 (max 108)

Round 14: 50, 10, 1, 9, 2, 6. Target: 328.

Sam: 328. ((50 + 2 + 1) x 6) + 10 (10)
Matt: 328. (10 x 2) + 9 - 1 + (50 x 6) (10)
Score: 111–17 (max 118)

Round 15: N I S S A N G E M

Sam buzzes on 4.25 seconds to say MANGINESS which is correct.
Final Score: 121–17 (max 128)

Statistics Corner

Sam:
Total score - 121
Raw score - 121
Total % of max - 95
Raw % of max - 95
Total average score per round - 8.1
Raw average score per round - 8.1
Number of maxes - 12 8-) 8-)

Matt:
Total score - 17
Raw score - 61
Total % of max - 13
Raw % of max - 48
Total average score per round - 1.1
Raw average score per round - 4.1
Number of maxes - 2

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