Thursday 28 April 1983 (Series 2, Prelim 14)

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Thursday 28 April 1983 (Series 2, Prelim 14)

Post by Mike Brown » Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:37 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 28 April 1983 (Series 2, Prelim 14).

C1: Champion Philip Appleby (1 win, 43 points.)
C2: Challenger Norma Nicholson.
DC: Kenneth Williams.
OT: Other words or solutions.

The programme where Norma Nicholson broke Michael Wylie’s record score of 66 in the 9-round game – a figure that stood until Mark Nyman hit 79 in the following series (and she was only one point off a max game!).

R01: E W U G N E D Y E
R02: I C I W R E T G I
R03: O S E I R M E P R
R04: 25, 6, 5, 8, 9, 4. Target: 146.
R05: M A S N O U N G I
R06: E M A B G U O T E
R07: I N G U T T D E G
R08: 25, 6, 1, 5, 10, 7. Target: 145.
R09: B I G L I E R I D (conundrum)


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Enjoy the show.

Round 1: E W U G N E D Y E

OT: DENGUE (6) WEENED (6)

Round 2: I C I W R E T G I

OT: ICIER (5) RECTI (5) TIGER (5) TRICE (5) TWICE (5) WRITE (5)

Round 3: O S E I R M E P R

OT: EMPERORS (8) PREMIERS (8) PRIMROSE (8) PROMISEE (8) PROMISER (8) REIMPOSE (8)

Round 4: 25, 6, 5, 8, 9, 4. Target: 146.

OT: 146. (25x6)-4 (10)

Round 5: M A S N O U N G I

OT: MASONING (8)

Round 6: E M A B G U O T E

OT: GAMETE (6) GOATEE (6) METAGE (6) OUTAGE (6)

Round 7: I N G U T T D E G

OT: GETTING (7) GUTTING (7)
Score: 0–0 (max 50)

Round 8: 25, 6, 1, 5, 10, 7. Target: 145.

OT: 145. (25x6)-5 (10)
Score: 37–59 (max 60)

Round 9: B I G L I E R I D

C2 buzzes on ? seconds to say DIRIGIBLE which is correct.
Score: 37–69 (max 70)

All words not in the COD7 have been excluded from this recap.

Further summaries are at:
http://www.apterous.org/cdb/series.php?series=2

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