Episode 4126

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Episode 4126 was broadcast on 15 June 2006, and was the second semi-final of Championship of Champions XII.

Paul Gallen played Conor Travers, with Paul Gallen winning 118 – 102. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kim Woodburn, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent. It is notable for being the only game Travers has lost during his time on Countdown.

This episode featured one of the greatest joint performances of all time, with the contestants scoring a joint total of 220 points out of a possible 230.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Gallen Score Conor Travers Others Max.
1 TSADOAPRH ADAPTORS 8 – 8 ADAPTORS HARDTOPS 8
2 YMNOUERDI MOURNED 15 – 15 MINORED 15
3 MSREIAJRE SMEARIER 23 – 23 SMEARIER 23
4 PGMIEOBNF MOPING 29 – 23 BOING MPINGO*, PIGEON, PIGMEN 29
5 4 7 1 25 100 75 → 749 749
7 × 100 + 75 − 25 − 1
39 – 33 749
(75 ÷ 25 + 4 + 100) × 7


39
TTT FREDMORE REFORMED
6 BTLUEIVUM TUMBLE 45 – 39 TUMBLE MUTUEL*, MUTULE*, TUBULE*, TUMULI* 45
7 TRNOAETIU RITENUTO 53 – 47 RITENUTO TENTORIA* 53
8 DPTOIENID POINTED 60 – 54 POINTED EDITION, INDITED*, POINDED* 60
9 RXREAEDNT RERATED 67 – 61 RERATED DEXTRAN*, RETREAD, TERRANE*, TREADER 67
10 5 7 1 3 9 100 → 321 321
(100 + 7) × 3
77 – 71 321
(100 + 7) × 3


77
TTT SKISCENT SNICKETS
11 SCHIEOLNS HELICONS 85 – 79 HOLINESS CHINLESS, INCLOSES* 85
12 QSDEIOKST TOSSED 91 – 85 TOSSED KETOSIS 92
13 GRLAIUCNO ORGANIC 98 – 92 ORGANIC CLANGOUR* 100
14 3 10 6 4 5 75 → 806 806
(75 + 5) × 10 + 6
108 – 102 806
(75 + 5) × 10 + 6


110
15 CHOPLOSER PRESCHOOL
(2.25 seconds)
118 – 102 120
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