Episode 2499

From Countdown

Jump to: navigation, search

< Previous | Next >

Episode 2499 was broadcast on 13 April 1999, as part of Series 40.

David McCarron played Robert Sell, with Robert Sell winning 47 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sarah Kennedy, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David McCarron Score Robert Sell Others Max.
1 RUSYOCNID NOISY 5 – 5 SOUND SYNODIC 7
2 ZERAGEDPO GRAZED 11 – 11 GEARED AGREED*, APOGEE*, DRAGEE*, GROPED*, PODGER*, REAPED*, ZEROED* 13
3 NACTESYIR NASTIER 11 – 19 SCANTIER INSECTARY* 31
4 75 1 1 10 9 6 → 694 694 ☓ 11 – 19 694 ☓

CV: 694 = (75 + 1) × 9 + 10

41
SST FIREDEN REFINED
5 PAJEKUGAT AGATE 16 – 24 AGAPE GATEAU*, UPTAKE 47
6 FEPNIRXEN EXPIRE 22 – 30 EXPIRE FENNIER 54
7 DOMAWIVUS AVOIDS 28 – 30 MAVIS DISAVOW 61
8 50 4 9 3 1 4 → 954 953 ☓ 28 – 37 951
(4 × 4 + 3) × 50 + 1

Best: 954 = (50 + 3) × 9 × (4 ÷ 4 + 1)

71
9 CONDORTIG 28 – 47 DOCTORING
(3.25 seconds)
81
Personal tools