Thursday 23rd June 2022 ( Series 86 Prelim 4 )

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Thursday 23rd June 2022 ( Series 86 Prelim 4 )

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Hello and welcome to another recap......our Champ Daren Barnes is going strongly.....and shows no signs of slowing down.....will today's challenger Paul Moore spoil the party .............tune into todays show to find out ????


C1: Champion Daren Barnes (2 wins, 169 points.) A Supermarker Duty Manager from East Wittering in Sussex.
C2: Challenger Paul Moore : A retired Civil Servant from Northern Ireland.
DC: Susie Dent and Phil Spencer
RR: Rachel Riley
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: N C D E E S R A M
R02: G R S I E H A G S
R03: 75, 25, 2, 4, 1, 7. Target: 425.
TTT: HOGSPEED - "It doesn't have ink, but it can refill the pen."
R04: D N S A O B O L U
R05: R M F I E R W A P
R06: 50, 2, 3, 5, 10, 4, . Target: 673.
R07: T N P S A E P I C
R08: O E U G L S E N O
R09: 100, 25, 8, 7, 9, 3. Target: 265.
TTT: TRUEDEBT - "Flattered someone and put on a bit of a spread."
R10: F L S I E O R K L
R11: H R P I I E N T A
R12: S Y D O O E W D A
R13: N T M C I I R E B
R14: 4, 4, 10, 1, 8, 9. Target: 868.
R15: C A L L M E B I B (conundrum)


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Round 1: N C D E E S R A M

Daren: SCREAMED (8)
Paul: recedes
DC: SCREAMED (8)
OT: AMENDERS (8) ASCENDER (8) DECAMERS (8) MEANDERS (8) MENACERS (8) MERENDAS (8) REASCEND (8) REDESMAN (8) REEDSMAN (8)
Score: 8–0 (max 8)

Plenty to scream about as our Champ and DC spot the 8 Screamed

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Round 2: G R S I E H A G S

Daren: SHAGGIER (8)
Paul: SHAGGIER (8)
DC: HAGGIS (6) GEISHAS (7)
OT: HAGGISES (8) SHAGGERS (8)
Score: 16–8 (max 16)

8s from both of our contestant.......but I managed to spot Shaggers :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Round 3: 75, 25, 2, 4, 1, 7. Target: 425.

Daren: 425. (4 + 1) × 75 + 2 × 25 (10)
Paul: 425. (7 × 2 + 4 − 1) × 25 (10)
Score: 26–18 (max 26)

Top marks in the numbers department................Need I say more




Teatime teaser: HOGSPEED -> SHEEPDOG

Round 4: D N S A O B O L U

Daren: ABOUNDS (7)
Paul: ABOUNDS (7)
OT: ANDOSOL (7) BALOONS (7) BLOUSON (7) BUSLOAD (7) UNLOADS (7)
Score: 33–25 (max 33)

7s all round.........................not a lot to argue about !!!!!

Round 5: R M F I E R W A P

Daren: FIRMER (6)
Paul: FARMER (6)
DC: FIREARM (7)
OT: FIRMWARE (8)

6s all round from our contestants......but Susie manages to spot the 7 with Firearm......but there is an 8 hidden away with Firmware

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Score: 39–31 (max 41)

Round 6: 50, 2, 3, 5, 10, 4. Target: 673.

Daren: 672. (10 + 3) × 50 + 5 × 4 + 2 (7)
Paul: -
RR: 673. ((50 − 5) × 3 × 10 − 4) ÷ 2 (10)
Score: 46–31 (max 51)

A good 672 solve from our champ..........but Rachel gets to shine and produce the perfect solution !!!! :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek:


Round 7: T N P S A E P I C

Daren: INSPECT (7)
Paul: picantes
DC: NAPPIEST (8)
Score: 53–31 (max 59)


Daren Inspects his 7 but DC get to shine with their 8 Nappiest


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Round 8: O E U G L S E N O

Daren: LOUNGES (7)
Paul: LOUNGES (7)
DC: LOUNGES (7)
OT: EUGENOL (7) UNLOOSE (7)
Score: 60–38 (max 66)

7s all round ........not a lot to argue about

Round 9: 100, 25, 8, 7, 9, 3. Target: 265.

Daren: 266. (8 + 3) × 25 − 9 (7)
Paul: 261.
RR: 265. 100 × 3 − 25 − (8 − 7 + 9) (10)
Score: 67–38 (max 76)

Our can only get 1 away.....but Rachel gets to mop up and produce the perfect solution !!!!

Teatime teaser: TRUEDEBT -> BUTTERED

Round 10: F L S I E O R K L

Daren: FILLERS (7)
Paul: FOLLIES (7)
DC: FOLKSIER (8)
OT: FOLSKIER (8)
Score: 74–45 (max 84)

Round 11: H R P I I E N T A

Daren: PAINTER (7)
Paul: PAINTER (7)
DC: PERIANTH (8) HAIRPIN (7)
OT: PARIETIN (8)
Score: 81–52 (max 92)

Round 12: S Y D O O E W D A

Daren: SWAYED (6)
Paul: WOODED (6)
DC: WOODED (6)
OT: DODOES (6) DOWSED (6) SWADDY (6) WOADED (6) WOODSY (6)
Score: 87–58 (max 98)

Plenty of 6s not a lot to squabble over


Round 13: N T M C I I R E B

Daren: MINTIER (7)
Paul: METRIC (6)
DC: TIMBER (6) CRETIN (6) MINCER (6)
OT: CITRINE (7) CREMINI (7) CRINITE (7) INCITER (7) INTERIM (7) MICRITE (7) NERITIC (7) TERMINI (7)
Score: 94–58 (max 105)

Round 14: 4, 4, 10, 1, 8, 9. Target: 868.

Daren: -
Paul: -
RR: 868. (4 × 10 − 9) × (8 − 1) × 4 (10)
Score: 94–58 (max 115)

An Impossible 6s but Rachel gets to mop up and produce the perfect solution :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :geek:

Round 15: C A L L M E B I B

Paul buzzes on 24.75 seconds to say CLIMBABLE which is correct.
Final Score: 94–68 (max 125)

Another great win for Daren......tune into tomorrows show to find out whether he gets he 4th win !!!!!
Tracey 'Old Enough To Be My Mum' Mills and cat lover
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