Episode 1859

From Countdown

Jump to: navigation, search

< Previous | Next >

Episode 1859 was broadcast on 15 October 1996, and was the first semi-final of Group A in the Supreme Championship.

Don Reid played Dick Green, with Don Reid winning 59 – 56. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Don Reid Score Dick Green Others Max.
1 DESRUMOWG GROUSED 7 – 7 MORGUES DEWORMS*, DROGUES*, GOURDES* 7
2 CSEOTHEMF FETCHES 14 – 14 FETCHES 14
3 STAXUDALR LAUDS 19 – 19 DARTS AUSTRAL*, DATURAS 21
4 50 4 1 8 8 4 → 470 469
(50 + 8) × 8 + 4 + 1
26 – 26 471
(50 + 4 + 4) × 8 + 8 − 1

CV: 470 = (50 − 4 + 1) × (8 + 8 ÷ 4)

31
5 DTEIPSENO DESPITE 33 – 33 POINTED PENTODES*, POETISED* 39
6 TANOVUGTE TONGUE 39 – 39 NOTATE GAVOTTE, TUTENAG 46
7 DCUEWSODI DOUSED 39 – 46 DISCOED CUDDIES*, DOWDIES* 53
8 100 4 10 3 8 1 → 826 826
(100 + 3) × 8 + 10 ÷ (4 + 1)
49 – 56 826
(100 + 4) × 8 − (10 − (3 + 1))


63
9 SPRAYHOLE HORSEPLAY
(1.75 seconds)
59 – 56 73
Personal tools