Tuesday 8th September 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 109)

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Tuesday 8th September 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 109)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Feb 28, 2021 12:48 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 8 September 2020.

C1: Champion Vicky Gibson (1 win, 63 points.) A clinical support worker in the NHS from the Wirral, but works in Chester.
C2: Challenger Connor Wigley. A assistant planner from Worksop, Nottinghamshire, but works in Manchester. He plays darts in the South Manchester League.
DC: Susie Dent and Paul Zenon.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: N T M U E A S R E
R02: D W F O I U X A V
R03: 75, 50, 8, 7, 5, 3. Target: 631.
TTT: AMONTRIAL - "I'm on trial for stealing this from the office stationery store."
R04: Y L B I O W E A R
R05: L T R I E O Y K A
R06: 50, 8, 4, 3, 5, 6. Target: 850.
R07: V B J O I C S E R
R08: N H T Q A I E O H
R09: 100, 75, 3, 5, 6, 4. Target: 443.
TTT: VOIDTABLE - "The man who sat nearby me on the train did this for the whole journey."
R10: F M G O U E C T O
R11: S N G A I D N E N
R12: G T M O U P A E R
R13: T S C I E A R S P
R14: 75, 100, 25, 7, 8, 1. Target: 413.
R15: Z E D I L I M B O (conundrum)


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

Vicky: MEASURE (7)
Connor: MEASURE (7)
DC: MENSURATE (18)
Score: 7–7 (max 18)

Round 2: D W F O I U X A V

Vicky: AVOID (5)
Connor: faud
DC: AVOW (4) FAUX (4)
OT: AUDIO (5) WUXIA (5)
Score: 12–7 (max 23)

Round 3: 75, 50, 8, 7, 5, 3. Target: 631.

Vicky: 629.
Connor: 631. ((75 + 3) x 8) + 7 (10)
Score: 12–17 (max 33)

Teatime teaser: AMONTRIAL -> LAMINATOR

Round 4: Y L B I O W E A R

Vicky: ELBOW (5)
Connor: BOILER (6)
DC: BARLEY (6) WEARILY (7) BLOWIER (7)
OT: BILAYER (7) ROWABLE (7)
Score: 12–23 (max 40)

Round 5: L T R I E O Y K A

Vicky: tricky
Connor: LOITER (6)
DC: TOYLIKE (7)
OT: AKILTER (7) IRATELY (7) ORALITY (7) RATLIKE (7) RAYLIKE (7) REALITY (7) ROKELAY (7) TALKIER (7) YOLKIER (7)
Score: 12–29 (max 47)

Round 6: 50, 8, 4, 3, 5, 6. Target: 850.

Vicky: 850. (8 + 4 + 5) x 50 (10)
Connor: 850. (8 + 6 + 3) x 50 (10)
Score: 22–39 (max 57)

Paul performs a trick involving a cabinet and a Coke can. (I'm more amused that they only blurred out the "Diet Coke" on the can AFTER the trick was done... :P :P :P :lol: :lol: :lol: )

Round 7: V B J O I C S E R

Vicky: VOICES (6)
Connor: VOICERS (7)
DC: CORBIES (7)
Score: 22–46 (max 64)

Round 8: N H T Q A I E O H

Vicky: HEATH (5)
Connor: HEATH (5)
DC: HENTAI (6)
Score: 27–51 (max 70)

Round 9: 100, 75, 3, 5, 6, 4. Target: 443.

Vicky: 444. Mistake in working.
Connor: 445. Mistake in working.
RR: 443. (75 x 6) - 4 - 3 (10)
Score: 27–51 (max 80)

Teatime teaser: VOIDTABLE -> BLOVIATED

Round 10: F M G O U E C T O

Vicky: FOOT (4)
Connor: COMET (5)
DC: OUTCOME (7)
Score: 27–56 (max 87)

Round 11: S N G A I D N E N

Vicky: SENDING (7)
Connor: SANDING (7)
DC: NANNIES (7)
OT: NANDINES (8)
Score: 34–63 (max 95)

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

Round 12: G T M O U P A E R

Vicky: POUTER (6)
Connor: OUTRAGE (7)
DC: PORTAGE (7) TEMPURA (7) GAMUT (5)
OT: GOPURAM (7) GOURMET (7) POTAGER (7) PTEROMA (7)
Score: 34–70 (max 102)

Round 13: T S C I E A R S P

Vicky: SPRITES (7)
Connor: PRACTISES (18)
DC: SCARIEST (8)
Score: 34–88 (max 120)

Round 14: 75, 100, 25, 7, 8, 1. Target: 413.

Vicky: -
Connor: 416. (7 x 75) - 100 - 8 - 1 (7)
RR: 413. (75 - 25 + 8 + 1) x 7 (10)
Score: 34–95 (max 130)

Round 15: Z E D I L I M B O

Connor buzzes on 3.75 seconds to say MOBILIZED which is correct.
Final Score: 34–105 (max 140)

Statistics Corner

Vicky:
Total score - 34
Raw score - 69
Total % of max - 24
Raw % of max - 49
Total average score per round - 2.3
Raw average score per round - 4.6
Number of maxes - 2

Connor:
Total score - 105
Raw score - 105
Total % of max - 75
Raw % of max - 75
Total average score per round - 7.0
Raw average score per round - 7.0
Number of maxes - 6

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

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