Episode CC5

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Episode CC5 was broadcast on 17 May 1982 in the Yorkshire region only as part of Calendar Countdown.

Michael Firth played Pamela Clough, with Michael Firth winning 32 – 14. The Dictionary Corner guest and the lexicographer was Ted Moult.

This episode extended the letters rounds to 9 letters, and introduced a forerunner to the teatime teaser, which viewers were given a whole week to solve, the answer being revealed in Episode CC6.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Michael Clough Score Pamela Clough Others Max.
1 NYTTBAOSL BLOATS 6 – 0 6 NOTABLY*, OBSTANT*, TALBOTS* 7
2 EIESFRQME MISER 11 – 0 friese ☓ EMERSE*, FRISEE*, MERESE*, MERISE*, MISERE*, REFIES*, REMISE* 13
3 DGNNCOOER CROONED 18 – 0 6 CONDONER* 21
4 25 6 2 7 3 10 → 824 818
10 x 6 x 2 x 7 - (25 - 3)
19 – 0 824 ☓

Best: 824 = (25 x (10 - 2) + 6) x (7 - 3)

26
5 IEIAFHYCN fancy 19 – 5 HYENA CHAINE*, FIANCE*, NICEFY*, NICIFY* 32
6 WWRWUDOOV WOOD 23 – 5 4 ODOUR*, VROUW* 37
7 EEIUWTWBE 4 23 – 9 TUBE 41
8 25 6 6 5 10 7 → 501 500
25 x 10 x (7 - 5)
26 – 9 500

DMC: 500 Best: 501 = 25 x 10 x (7 - 5) + 6 / 6

46
9 NMWUEHAZD HUMANE 32 – 9 5 UNMAZED* 53
10 OEUAVYHNC 5 32 – 14 VOUCH ANCHOVY*, CHANOYU* 60
TTT IOLETAREM (no clue given) MELIORATE
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