Episode 268

From Countdown

Jump to: navigation, search

< Previous | Next >

Episode 268 was broadcast on 21 February 1985, as part of Series 6.

Helen Grayson played John Elliott, with Helen Grayson winning 69 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Helen Grayson Score John Elliott Others Max.
1 OAOATNMSN SONATA 6 – 0 MOATS MANTAS* 6
2 THYUEJTIA JETTY 11 – 5 THETA THUJA*, THUYA*, TITHE* 11
3 EEONSGDBR ENDORSE 18 – 12 BODGERS BEDSORE*, BENDERS*, BONDERS, ENROBED*, ENROBES*, GENDERS*, SOBERED* 18
4 25 6 7 4 2 10 → 231 231
(7 + 2) × 25 + 6
28 – 22 231
10 × 25 − 6 − 7 − 4 − 2


28
5 SVTAEGNAE VANTAGES 36 – 22 AVENGES 36
6 OAEDHTMTS METHODS 43 – 22 MODEST HEADMOST* 44
7 BMHIIEDUS IMBUED 49 – 28 BUSIED BEDIMS*, BUSHED, IMBEDS*, IMBUES*, MUSHED* 50
8 75 5 6 3 10 2 → 966 966
(10 + 3) × 75 − 6 − 5 + 2
59 – 28 972


60
9 IFACEHINT CHIEFTAIN
(5.5 seconds)
69 – 28 70
Personal tools