Monday 7th September 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 108)

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Monday 7th September 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 108)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Feb 28, 2021 12:07 pm

Countdown recap for Monday 7 September 2020.

C1: Challenger Matt Harvey. A teacher from Leeds. During lockdown, he and his son serenaded their local neighbourhood during the "Clap For Carers".
C2: Challenger Vicky Gibson. A clinical support worker in the NHS from the Wirral, but works in Chester. She loves hippos and even saw some in Kenya.
DC: Susie Dent and Paul Zenon.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: A C E T O R Z U D
R02: R S C A E I L P A
R03: 50, 5, 4, 2, 9, 2. Target: 653.
TTT: ICHASETEN - "I chase ten points for the conundrum, but I must answer as soon as I've buzzed, and without this."
R04: N L T O E A S I N
R05: U L A S R E C G O
R06: 75, 25, 7, 9, 4, 10. Target: 436.
R07: D I A R S U E P T
R08: M B O I A V K E J
R09: 100, 2, 1, 5, 9, 4. Target: 847.
TTT: COYSINNER - "It sounds like the religious container was making him really angry."
R10: N S T O I A C H R
R11: M E O L S O I D N
R12: Q W F A E O X A R
R13: I V D E H F A I Y
R14: 75, 25, 8, 4, 3, 6. Target: 671.
R15: P I G G I S O N S (conundrum)


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Round 1: A C E T O R Z U D

Matt: acted (declared as 6)
Vicky: TOURED (6)
DC: ACTED (5) EDUCATOR (8) OUTRACED (8)
Score: 0–6 (max 8)

Round 2: R S C A E I L P A

Matt: SPACER (6)
Vicky: RASCAL (6)
DC: SCALPER (7) REPLICAS (8) CALIPERS (8)
OT: AIRSCAPE (8) AIRSPACE (8) EARCLIPS (8) PICARELS (8) SPIRACLE (8)
Score: 6–12 (max 16)

Round 3: 50, 5, 4, 2, 9, 2. Target: 653.

Matt: 653. ((9 + 4) x 50) + 5 - 2 (10)
Vicky: 653. ((9 + 4) x 50) + 5 - 2 (10)
Score: 16–22 (max 26)

Teatime teaser: ICHASETEN -> HESITANCE

Round 4: N L T O E A S I N

Matt: LISTEN (6)
Vicky: SONNET (6)
DC: TENSIONAL (18)
Score: 22–28 (max 44)

Round 5: U L A S R E C G O

Matt: SCOURGE (7)
Vicky: CLEARS (6)
DC: CAROUSEL (8) CAGOULES (8)
OT: LARGEOUS (8)
Score: 29–28 (max 52)

Round 6: 75, 25, 7, 9, 4, 10. Target: 436.

Matt: 435. (75 x 7) - (10 x 9) (7)
Vicky: -
RR: 436. (75 + 25 + 9) x 4 (10)
Score: 36–28 (max 62)

Paul performs a trick which he did on his first appearance on TV 40 years ago this coming weekend on Granada's Fun Factory with Jeremy Beadle.

Round 7: D I A R S U E P T

Matt: PARTIED (7)
Vicky: TRAIPSED (8)
DC: ASPIRED (7) DISRUPT (7)
OT: DISPUTER (8) PASTURED (8) STUPIDER (8) UPRAISED (8)
Score: 36–36 (max 70)

Round 8: M B O I A V K E J

Matt: MOVIE (5)
Vicky: BAKE (4)
DC: AKIMBO (6)
OT: MOBIKE (6)
Score: 41–36 (max 76)

Round 9: 100, 2, 1, 5, 9, 4. Target: 847.

Matt: 85-something.... :P
Vicky: 860.
RR: 847. ((100 - 2 - 4) x 9) + 1 (10)
Score: 41–36 (max 86)

Teatime teaser: COYSINNER -> INCENSORY

Round 10: N S T O I A C H R

Matt: CHOIRS (6)
Vicky: CHANTS (6)
DC: CHARIOTS (8) RANCHITOS (18)
Score: 47–42 (max 104)

Round 11: M E O L S O I D N

Matt: SOILED (6)
Vicky: SELDOM (6)
DC: MELODIONS (18)
Score: 53–48 (max 122)

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

Round 12: Q W F A E O X A R

Matt: WAXER (5)
Vicky: WAFER (5)
OT: EARWAX (6)
Score: 58–53 (max 128)

Round 13: I V D E H F A I Y

Matt: HIVE (4)
Vicky: faved
DC: HEAVY (5) DEIFY (5) EDIFY (5) HIVED (5)
OT: DIVEY (5) FEDAI (5) HAYED (5) HEADY (5) IVIED (5)
Score: 62–53 (max 133)

Round 14: 75, 25, 8, 4, 3, 6. Target: 671.

Matt: -
Vicky: 671. ((6 + 3) x 75) - 4 (10)
Score: 62–63 (max 143)

Round 15: P I G G I S O N S

No one buzzes. The answer (solved by Rachel) was GOSSIPING.
Final Score: 62–63 (max 153)

Statistics Corner

Matt:
Total score - 62
Raw score - 69
Total % of max - 41
Raw % of max - 45
Total average score per round - 4.1
Raw average score per round - 4.6
Number of maxes - 1

Vicky:
Total score - 63
Raw score - 73
Total % of max - 41
Raw % of max - 48
Total average score per round - 4.2
Raw average score per round - 4.9
Number of maxes - 3

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