Wednesday 12 February 1986 (Series 8, Preliminary 28)

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Wednesday 12 February 1986 (Series 8, Preliminary 28)

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:19 pm

Countdown recap for Wednesday 12 February 1986.

C1: Challenger Andy Keeble.
C2: Champion Paul Hunter (2 wins, 90 points.)
DC: Julia Swannell and Steve Jones.
CV: Carol Vorderman.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: I E A R F D M O E
R02: U I E T S V R A T
R03: O I U M S Z Y N E
R04: 50, 4, 5, 7, 2, 10. Target: 661.
R05: A I E S M G L C I
R06: A E A D F M D O W
R07: T E O A P N L R E
R08: 25, 4, 9, 5, 2, 10. Target: 434.
R09: N I G H T M A R S (conundrum)


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Round 1: I E A R F D M O E

C1: DEFAMER (7)
C2: FORMED (6)
OT: FREEDOM (7)
Score: 7–0 (max 7)

Round 2: U I E T S V R A T

C1: STRIVE (6)
C2: VIRTUES (7)
DC: SITUATE (7) TASTIER (7)
OT: ARTIEST (7) ARTISTE (7) ATTIRES (7) RATITES (7) STATIVE (7) STATURE (7) STRIATE (7) TRIVETS (7) TURISTA (7)
Score: 7–7 (max 14)

Round 3: O I U M S Z Y N E

C1: MONIES (6)
C2: SIMONY (6)
OT: ISOZYME (7)
Score: 13–13 (max 21)

Round 4: 50, 4, 5, 7, 2, 10. Target: 661.

C1: 661. (10 + 5 - 2) x 50 + (4 + 7) (10)
C2: 655.
Score: 23–13 (max 31)

Round 5: A I E S M G L C I

C1: IMAGES (6)
C2: MAGICS (6)
DC: MILAGES (7)
OT: LAICISE (7) LAICISM (7)
Score: 29–19 (max 38)

Round 6: A E A D F M D O W

C1: FOAMED (6)
C2: FOAMED (6)
DC: MEADOW (6)
Score: 35–25 (max 44)

Round 7: T E O A P N L R E

C1: OPERATE (7)
C2: PLANTER (7)
DC: REPLANT (7) ANTELOPE (8)
OT: PERONEAL (8)
Score: 42–32 (max 52)

Round 8: 25, 4, 9, 5, 2, 10. Target: 434.

C1: 434. (10 + 5 + 2) x 25 + 9 (10)
C2: -
Score: 52–32 (max 62)

Round 9: N I G H T M A R S

C2 buzzes on 26 seconds to say HAMSTRING which is correct.
Score: 52–42 (max 72)


Further summaries are at:
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