[20080829] Friday's game, 29th August 2008, S59 G30

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[20080829] Friday's game, 29th August 2008, S59 G30

Post by DaveC » Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:59 pm

Countdown recap for Friday 29th August 2008

In the event of any errors or omissions E-Mail me on diabolusdc *at* hotmail *dot* com

C1: Champion : ALEX HORNE (3 wins)
C2: challenger : TOM WHITE

DC: Susie Dent and Arthur Smith
CV: Carol Vorderman
OT: Other words or solutions.
DC: Appearing in numbers rounds is my solution.
GS: Generated solution (numbers round)

R01: F R T A O A E S P
R02: L T R A U I P A N
R03: D F S T E O E M E
R04: X D G U O N M I E
R05: 25 3 6 10 4 9. Target: 940.
TTT: LACYHIPS - "Olivia loved this kind of exercise."
R06: R B R O I E P N N
R07: G C S E A O A T L
R08: P T C R E I E V S
R09: H M N O A I Y R T
R10: 75 25 5 8 10 10. Target: 483.
TTT: MATESITE - "They're not the same without a teaser or two."
R11: M D T N I E A Z U
R12: T L A L R E I C D
R13: R V C H A E I O M
R14: 75 50 100 10 4 2. Target: 840.
R15: P I L A U T E S T (conundrum)

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R01: F R T A O A E S P
C1: FASTER (6)
C2: SEAPORT (7)
OT: PROTEAS (KB, 7)*, ESPARTO (KB, 7)
Score: 0-7 (max 7)

* You can also add an E to PROTEAS for PROTEASE or OPERATES, when there is one of course.


R02: L T R A U I P A N
C1: uptrain (X)
C2: NATURAL (7)
DC: TARPAULIN (18)
OT: many 7's but no 8's.
Score: 0-14 (max 25)


R03: D F S T E O E M E
C1: DEMOTES (7)
C2: DEMOTES (7)
OT: it's the only 7.
Score: 7-21 (max 32)


R04: X D G U O N M I E
C1: moding (X)
C2: EXUDING (7)
DC: UNMIXED (7)
OT: DEMOING (7)
Score: 7-28 (max 39)


R05: 25 3 6 10 4 9. Target: 940.
C1: 937. (4 * 25 + 3 ) * 9 + 10 = (7)
C2: -X-. nothing declared.
CV: 940. ( 4 * 25 - 6 ) * 10 = (10)
JT: 940. ( 9 * 4 + ( 6 / 3 ) ) * 25 - 10 = (10)
DC: 940. ( 25 * 10 - 9 - 6 ) * 4 = (10)
Score: 14-28 (max 49)


LACYSHIP -> PHYSICAL

Olivia Newton-John released "Physical" in 1981. She's about to turn 60 so is probably feeling less physical these days.


R06: R B R O I E P N N
C1: BONNIER (7)
C2: BONNIER (7)
OT: it's the only 7.
Score: 21-35 (max 56)


R07: G C S E A O A T L
C1: LOCATES (7)
C2: LOCATES (7)
DC: GELCOATS (8)
OT: GALACTOSE (JC, 9)*
Score: 28-42 (max 74)

*GALACTOSE is a kind of sugar. It's chemical chart is commonly drawn in a manner that resembles a centipede.


R08: P T C R E I E V S
C1: RECEIPTS (8)
C2: VERTICES (8)
OT: PERVIEST (8)
Score: 36-50 (max 82)


R09: H M N O A I Y R T
C1: THORNY (6)
C2: romain (X)
DC: HARMONY (7), MINATORY (8)
OT: 14 sixes MARTIN, MATRON, MOHAIR and RATION amongst them.
Score: 42-50 (max 90)


R10: 75 25 5 8 10 10. Target: 483
C1: 483. 10 * 10 * 5 -25 + 8 = (10)
C2: -x-. nothing declared.
RA: 483. ( 75 * 5 ) + ( 10 * 10 ) + 8 = (10) (a popular method)
Score: 52-50 (max 100)


MATESITE -> TEATIMES


R11: M D T N I E A Z U
C1: UNTAMED (7)
C2: MINUTED (7)
DC: MEDIANT (7)
OT: DEUTZIA (7)
Score: 59-57 (max 107)


R12: T L A L R E I C D
C1: TALLIED (7)
C2: TALLIED (7)
DC: ARTICLED (8), TRIALLED (Des, 8)
OT: LACERTID (KB, 8)
Score: 66-64 (max 115)


R13: R V C H A E I O M
C1: MARCH (5)
C2: MOHAIR (6)
DC: CHIMERA (7), ARCHIVE (7)
OT: Another 13 sixes are available, MORCHA amongst them.
Score: 66-70 (max 122)


R14: 75 50 100 10 4 2. Target: 840
C1: 845. not explained = (7)
C2: 840. 4 * 2 * 100 + 50 - 10 = (10)
DC: 840. ( 100 * 2 + 10 ) * 4 = (10)
Score: 66-80 (max 132)


R15: CONUNDRUM

:::: P I L A U T E S T

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Neither contestant buzzes in during 30 seconds.

An audience member sets out the conditions of an agreement... STIPULATE is the correct answer.


Final Score: 66-80 (max 142)

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