Episode CC7

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Episode CC7 was broadcast on 31 May 1982 in the Yorkshire region only as the first leg of the Grand Final of Calendar Countdown.

Michael Firth played Harry Venet, with Harry Venet winning the first leg 28 – 24. The Dictionary Corner guest and the lexicographer was Ted Moult.

Moult initially disallowed CLINGY, but reversed his decision during the final round, dramatically altering the scores.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Michael Firth Score Harry Venet Others Max.
1 CNTWUAERR CANTER 6 – 0 5 CENTAUR*, CURRANT*, CURRENT*, TRACEUR*, UNCRATE* 7
2 VNHWUIHYE WHINE 11 – 0 4 WHINEY* 13
3 TBTSEUJVI BUTTS 16 – 0 5 BUTTIES* 20
4 100 2 6 6 6 6 → 377 382 16 – 3 382
(6 - 2) x 100 - 6 - 6 - 6

DMC: 382 Best: 377 = (100 - 6) x (6 - 2) + 6 / 6

25
5 NDDIEAOZS 6 16 – 10 DANDIES ADENOIDS*, ADONISED*, ADONIZED*, ADONIZES*, ANODISED*, ANODIZED*, ANODIZES* 33
6 YCLQAIGNO CLING 16 – 16 CLINGY ACYLOIN*, AGLYCON*, CLOYING*, COALING* 40
7 SDWRIAFEN friends 16 – 23 FRIENDS FAWNERS*, FINDERS*, FRIANDS*, INWARDS*, REDAWNS*, REDFINS*, REFINDS*, REWINDS*, SANDIER*, SARDINE*, SNARFED*, SWANDRI*, WANDERS*, WARDENS*, WINDERS* 47
8 75 6 6 6 10 2 → 578 582
(75 + 10) x 6 + 6 x 6 x 2
19 – 23 582

DMC: 582 Best: 578 = (10 + 6) x 6 x 6 + 2

52
9 WHMIAMLEN WHINE 24 – 23 whale MAILMEN* 59
10 TFBOUIYGO 5 24 – 28 BOOTY BIGOT*, BOOFY*, FOGOU*, FOOTY*, GOOFY*, GOUTY*, GUYOT*, OUTGO*, UBITY* 64
TTT TIPOOORMN (no clue given) PROMOTION
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