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Episode 70

From Countdown

Episode 70 was broadcast on 17 June 1983, and was the fifth qualifying preliminary of Series 2.

Ivy Baird played Michael Firth, with Ivy Baird winning 40 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ivy Baird Score Michael Firth Others Max.
1 YEIESGXIN  ? ? – ?  ? EYEING*, GENIES*, NIXIES*, SEEING*, SEXING* 6
2 LTSTFAOIT  ? ? – ?  ? FLOATS*, TOTALS* 12
3 SOFMIPESO  ? ? – ?  ? IMPOSES* 19
4 100 5 4 6 7 2 → 407  ?  ? – ? ?

Best: 407 = 4 × 100 + 7

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5 BCBZAEHGU  ? 34 – 16  ? GAUCHE* 35
6 LYEANRUEV 6 40 – 16  ? REVALUE*, UNRAVEL* 42
7 TDIUPORAD  ? 40 – 22 TORPID AUDITOR*, PAROTID* 49
8 100 5 1 7 10 8 → 314  ? 40 – 29 ?

Best: 314 = (10 − 7) × 100 + 8 + 5 + 1

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9 IWORRUFNG 40 – 39 FURROWING
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