Andrew McNamara

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Andrew McNamara

Andrew McNamara was a finalist in Series 64. He was a maths teacher from Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

McNamara debuted on 30 March 2011, beating Mark Gavin 83 – 74 on the crucial conundrum INSTIDUTE, which neither player was able to unscramble in the time. He won four further heats before losing on another unsolved crucial to Colin Young, making him #7 seed for the series finals. However, he was defeated in the quarter-final by eventual series winner Edward McCullagh.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
5231 30/03/2011 P Mark Gavin 74 – 83 Andrew McNamara Paul Zenon Susie Dent 115
5232 31/03/2011 P Andrew McNamara 70 – 52 Frank Beechey Paul Zenon Susie Dent 122
5233 1/04/2011 P Andrew McNamara 80 – 75 Martin O'Loughlin Paul Zenon Susie Dent 119
5234 4/04/2011 P Andrew McNamara 89 – 53 William Davies Dave Spikey Susie Dent 118
5235 5/04/2011 P Andrew McNamara 74 – 30 Gary Sprake Dave Spikey Susie Dent 119
5236 6/04/2011 P Andrew McNamara 70 – 75 Colin Young Dave Spikey Susie Dent 119
5273 27/05/2011 QF Edward McCullagh 101 – 36 Andrew McNamara Alistair McGowan Susie Dent 119
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