Episode 1100

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Episode 1100 was broadcast on 13 February 1991, as part of Series 21.

Nick Saloman played Sheena Gray, with Nick Saloman winning 37 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Simon Williams, and the lexicographer was Alexandra Clayton.

An amusing item in this show was contestant Nick Saloman's electric guitar arrangement of the Countdown theme being played before the break. See the clip on YouTube.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nick Saloman Score Sheena Gray Others Max.
1 WSDLAODEY WADDLES 7 – 0 DEADLY DAWDLES*, SWADDLE*, WALDOES* 7
2 HBGNIALJN BALING 13 – 6 BALING HALING* 13
3 GMVTOEISF MOTIVES 20 – 13 MOTIVES EGOTISM, FOMITES* 20
4 100 75 8 2 2 6 → 734 736
(75 − 2) × (8 + 2) + 6
27 – 13 742

CV: 734 = (100 − 6 − 2) × 8 − 2

30
5 QSXBAIIRS BRASS 32 – 18 BASIS ARSIS*, BASSI*, BIRIS*, IXIAS*, SARIS*, SIBIA* 35
6 PRTVAAESA RAVES 32 – 24 PAVERS AVATARS 42
7 CNDZOIIDU UNDID 37 – 29 UNDID IONIC*, ZINCO 47
8 50 4 5 10 4 8 → 824 822 37 – 36 823
4 × 4 × 50 + 10 + 5 + 8

CV: 824 = (4 × 8 + 50) × 10 + 4

57
9 ISAIDSONG 37 – 36 DIAGNOSIS 67


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