Elliott Mack

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Elliott Mack in his second appearance in Series 76.

Elliott Mack was a contestant in Series 61 and an octochamp in Series 76.

He debuted on 20 November 2009, losing on a crucial conundrum to five-time winner Charlie Khoo. He returned eight years later, this time prevailing in a close game against Apterite Dave Ryan with a century, and went on to seal seven more victories with scores over 90 in one of the show's most difficult octochamp runs involving three crucial conundrums. He proved to be a consistent conundrum-solver, and became only the ninth contestant in Countdown history to have solved all eight conundrums in their preliminary games.

Mack's 804 preliminary points secured him the #4 seed spot in the Series 76 quarter-finals, where he faced Series 75 returnee Annie Humphries. The game was close, with his spot of INPUTTED beating the opponent, but Mack was beaten in three letters rounds. He ultimately suffered his second defeat on Countdown to Humphries, losing 94 – 88. However, he did get the last word here by solving his ninth consecutive conundrum, ITESTDUET.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
4933 20/11/2009 P Charlie Khoo 97 – 83 Elliott Mack Amanda Lamb Susie Dent 120
6506 26/01/2017 P Dave Ryan 90 – 103 Elliott Mack Barry McGuigan Susie Dent 126
6507 27/01/2017 P Elliott Mack 92 – 87 Daniel Webster Barry McGuigan Susie Dent 133
6508 30/01/2017 P Elliott Mack 104 – 64 Steven Oldham Barry McGuigan Susie Dent 118
6509 31/01/2017 P Elliott Mack 93 – 79 Andrew Goodwin Alexis Conran Susie Dent 124
6510 1/02/2017 P Elliott Mack 103 – 58 Chris Webb Alexis Conran Susie Dent 132
6511 2/02/2017 P Elliott Mack 113 – 62 Irene Wilson Alexis Conran Susie Dent 144
6512 3/02/2017 P Elliott Mack 98 – 53 John Edge Alexis Conran Susie Dent 132
6513 6/02/2017 P Elliott Mack 98 – 36 Tony Slaughter Alexis Conran Susie Dent 124
6611 27/06/2017 QF Elliott Mack 88 – 94 Annie Humphries Colin Murray Susie Dent 145
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