Thursday 10th September 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 111)

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Thursday 10th September 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 111)

Post by James Robinson » Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:21 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 10 September 2020.

C1: Champion Archana Desurkar (1 win, 86 points.) An NHS consultant from Sheffield.
C2: Challenger Mike Sutton. An administrator from Halesowen, West Midlands. His favourite place to visit is the Isles of Scilly.
DC: Susie Dent and Paul Zenon.
RR: Rachel Riley.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: D C L E O I D X E
R02: V P S E A W C O R
R03: 75, 100, 9, 3, 5, 10. Target: 197.
TTT: STANDMEUP - "He'd been all over the world, but not according to his passport."
R04: S T S E I B J G A
R05: Y L F E O E T U M
R06: 100, 1, 5, 9, 4, 10. Target: 405.
R07: P Z D A I U G R E
R08: N T M A O P K I Y
R09: 50, 100, 4, 5, 6, 8. Target: 968.
TTT: YESSHECAN - "Yes, she can dance all night long, but tomorrow she'll suffer with this."
R10: L S N E A D V O F
R11: N S R I E O T C A
R12: N T R I O L C E A
R13: R T H O I E Q D C
R14: 75, 2, 10, 5, 2, 7. Target: 774.
R15: P E R R Y B A R S (conundrum)


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Round 1: D C L E O I D X E

Archana: DOCILE (6)
Mike: EXILED (6)
DC: DECIDE (6) COILED (6) CODDLE (6)
OT: CEILED (6) COLDIE (6) DECILE (6) DECODE (6) DELICE (6) ELIDED (6)
Score: 6–6 (max 6)

Round 2: V P S E A W C O R

Archana: COVERS (6)
Mike: COWERS (6)
DC: OVERSAW (7) COWPEAS (7)
OT: PEACOWS (7) REAVOWS (7)
Score: 12–12 (max 13)

Round 3: 75, 100, 9, 3, 5, 10. Target: 197.

Archana: 197. ((10 / 5) x 100) - 3 (10)
Mike: 197. 10 + 9 + 3 + 75 + 100 (10)
Score: 22–22 (max 23)

Teatime teaser: STANDMEUP -> UNSTAMPED

Round 4: S T S E I B J G A

Archana: AGISTS (6)
Mike: SAGEST (6)
DC: AGEISTS (7)
OT: BAGSIES (7) BASIJES (7)
Score: 28–28 (max 30)

Round 5: Y L F E O E T U M

Archana: flouty
Mike: OUTFLY (6)
OT: TEEMFUL (7) TOMEFUL (7)
Score: 28–34 (max 37)

Round 6: 100, 1, 5, 9, 4, 10. Target: 405.

Archana: 405. (4 x 100) + 5 (10)
Mike: 405. (4 x 100) + 5 (10)
Score: 38–44 (max 47)

Paul talks about a comedy he was supposed to be in called Underdogs.

Round 7: P Z D A I U G R E

Archana: PRIZED (6)
Mike: PUDGIER (7)
DC: UPGRADE (7) GAUDIER (7)
OT: GAUZIER (7) PAGURID (7)
Score: 38–51 (max 54)

Round 8: N T M A O P K I Y

Archana: POINTY (6)
Mike: TOPMAN (6)
DC: TAMPION (7)
OT: APTONYM (7) MAINTOP (7) TYMPANI (7)
Score: 44–57 (max 61)

Round 9: 50, 100, 4, 5, 6, 8. Target: 968.

Archana: 964. ((5 + 4) x 100) + 50 + 8 + 6 (7)
Mike: -
RR: 968. (100 - 4 - 8) x (6 + 5) (10)
Score: 51–57 (max 71)

Teatime teaser: YESSHECAN -> ACHEYNESS

Round 10: L S N E A D V O F

Archana: SLAVED (6)
Mike: FONDLES (7)
DC: FLAVONES (8)
Score: 51–64 (max 79)

Round 11: N S R I E O T C A

Archana: REACTIONS (18)
Mike: CORNIEST (8)
DC: EROTICA (7) CREATIONS (18)
OT: ACTIONERS (18) ACTORINES (18) NARCOTISE (18)
Score: 69–64 (max 97)

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

Round 12: N T R I O L C E A

Archana: CREATION (8)
Mike: CREATION (8)
DC: REACTION (8) ACTIONER (8)
OT: ACROLEIN (8) ACTORINE (8) CILANTRO (8) CLARINET (8) COLINEAR (8) CONTRAIL (8) LONICERA (8) LORICATE (8) NOETICAL (8) ORIENTAL (8) RELATION (8) ROTALINE (8)
Score: 77–72 (max 105)

Round 13: R T H O I E Q D C

Archana: DITCHER (7)
Mike: CORDITE (7)
DC: THEORIC (7)
OT: DOITHER (7) ORTHIDE (7) THEROID (7) TORCHED (7)
Score: 84–79 (max 112)

Round 14: 75, 2, 10, 5, 2, 7. Target: 774.

Archana: 775. ((75 + 2) x 10) + 5 (7)
Mike: 777.
RR: 774. ((75 + 2) x 10) + 7 - 5 + 2 (10)
Score: 91–79 (max 122)

Round 15: P E R R Y B A R S

Mike buzzes on 5 seconds to say RASPBERRY which is correct.
Final Score: 91–89 (max 132)

Statistics Corner

Archana:
Total score - 91
Raw score - 103
Total % of max - 69
Raw % of max - 78
Total average score per round - 6.1
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 6

Mike:
Total score - 89
Raw score - 104
Total % of max - 67
Raw % of max - 79
Total average score per round - 5.9
Raw average score per round - 6.9
Number of maxes - 7

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