Tuesday 31 May 1983 (Series 2, Prelim 32)

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Tuesday 31 May 1983 (Series 2, Prelim 32)

Post by Mike Brown » Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:12 pm

Countdown recap for Tuesday 31 May 1983 (Series 2, Prelim 32).

C1: Champion Ivy Baird (4 wins, 198 points.)
C2: Challenger Ingram Wilcox.
DC: Gyles Brandreth.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: A T R E T O R O N
R02: R I Y I N G T R E
R03: T P E U F S E O S
R04: 7, 9, 1, 1, 25, 75. Target: 568.
R05: X I E M R Z E I L
R06: M L A U S A N E T
R07: M I S I U N T B U
R08: 25, 75, 1, 10, 9, 1. Target: 539.
R09: I L P E T A C I M (conundrum)


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Enjoy the show.

Round 1: A T R E T O R O N

OT: ROTATOR (7) TORRENT (7)

Round 2: R I Y I N G T R E

OT: RETIRING (8) RETRYING (8)

Round 3: T P E U F S E O S

OT: FOETUSES (8)

Round 4: 7, 9, 1, 1, 25, 75. Target: 568.

OT: 568. (75x(9-1))-25-7 (10)

Round 5: X I E M R Z E I L

OT: ELIXIR (6) LIMIER (6) MIELIE (6)

Round 6: M L A U S A N E T

OT: TALESMAN (8)

Round 7: M I S I U N T B U

OT: MINIBUS (7)

Round 8: 25, 75, 1, 10, 9, 1. Target: 539.

OT: 539. (75-25-1)x(10+1) (10)
Score: 39–30 (max 64)

Round 9: I L P E T A C I M

C2 buzzes on ? seconds to say IMPLICATE which is correct.
Score: 39–40 (max 74)

A crucial conundrum solve gives the challenger a one-point advantage and he defeats the four-time champion. A classic game.

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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