Episode 108

From Countdown

Jump to: navigation, search

< Previous | Next >

Episode 108 was broadcast on 3 November 1983, as part of Series 3.

David Brook played Syd Spilsbury, with David Brook winning 53 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

In the Round 7 letters game, the longest valid word was just 3 letters long, the lowest ever recorded. It happened again in round 2 of Episode 4992.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Brook Score Syd Spilsbury Others Max.
1 GPAESVAPQ SAVAGE 6 – 6 SAVAGE AGAPES*, AGAVES*, PAVAGE* 6
2 SLARNODEL ORDEALS 13 – 13 SNARLED LANDLERS*, LLANEROS*, SOLANDER* 14
3 DEUHJENCL LUNCHED 20 – 20 LUNCHED 21
4 5 4 7 8 7 50 → 224 ?
?
27 – 27 ?
?

CV: 224 = 7 × 8 × 4

31
5 WGAHTOCIG WATCH 32 – 32 WITCH AITCH*, COATI*, GIGOT*, TACHO*, WIGHT* 36
6 NESTIROBN BONNIEST 40 – 32 STONIER INTONERS* 44
7 ZVDUFITUD DUD 43 – 35 DUD DID*, FID*, FIT*, TUI* 47
8 25 8 6 6 7 10 → 465 43 – 35 ? ☓

Best: 465 = (25 + 6) × (8 + 7)

57
9 EEETHDRAN HEARTENED
(7 seconds)
53 – 35 67
Personal tools