Thursday 23 June 1983 (Series 2, QP8)

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Thursday 23 June 1983 (Series 2, QP8)

Post by Mike Brown » Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:29 pm

Countdown recap for Thursday 23 June 1983 (Series 2, QP8).

C1: #2 Seed Philip Nelkon (2 wins, 1 draw, 150 points.)
C2: #15 Seed Philip Appleby (1 win, 43 points.)
DC: Gyles Brandreth.
OT: Other words or solutions.

The first ever show where I recorded the scores after every round. If only I’d known where it would lead...

R01: X K G A E H O D E
R02: G H U N O U D A S
R03: R O S I A B I Q L
R04: 25, 3, 2, 4, 5, 7. Target: 401.
R05: A W T E B E A W F
R06: T E Y I P E L C A
R07: R O E C G D I E B
R08: 25, 1, 7, 3, 5, 10. Target: 146.
R09: T O O L C U N I E (conundrum)


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Enjoy the show.

Round 1: X K G A E H O D E

C1: HOAXED (6)
C2: HOAXED (6)
Score: 6–6 (max 6)

Round 2: G H U N O U D A S

C1: ? (6)
C2: ? (6)
OT: SANDHOG (7)
Score: 12–12 (max 13)

Round 3: R O S I A B I Q L

C1: BAILORS (7)
C2: ?
Score: 19–12 (max 20)

Round 4: 25, 3, 2, 4, 5, 7. Target: 401.

C1: 401. ? (10)
C2: 401. ? (10)
OT: 401. ((7+5+4)x25)+3-2 (10)
Score: 29–22 (max 30)

Round 5: A W T E B E A W F

C1: ? (5)
C2: ?
OT: ABAFT (5) ABATE (5)
Score: 34–22 (max 35)

Round 6: T E Y I P E L C A

C1: PILEATE (7)
C2: CALIPEE (7)
OT: EPILATE (7) PLICATE (7) TYPICAL (7)
Score: 41–29 (max 42)

Round 7: R O E C G D I E B

C1: ? (6)
C2: ? (6)
OT: ICEBERG (7)
Score: 47–35 (max 49)

Round 8: 25, 1, 7, 3, 5, 10. Target: 146.

C1: ?
C2: 146. ? (10)
OT: 146. (25x(5+1))-7+3 (10)
Score: 47–45 (max 59)

Round 9: T O O L C U N I E

C1 buzzes on 2 seconds to say ELOCUTION which is correct.
Score: 57–45 (max 69)

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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Re: Thursday 23 June 1983 (Series 2, QP8)

Post by Phil Reynolds » Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:17 am

Mike Brown wrote:C2: #15 Seed Philip Appleby (1 win, 43 points.)
Wow, I used to know Phil Appleby when he worked in Leamington. Knew he was a Scrabble champ but never realised he'd been on Countdown.

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