Episode 5079

From Countdown

Jump to: navigation, search

< Previous | Next >

Episode 5079 was broadcast on 12 July 2010, as part of Series 63.

Chris Barrow played Mark Oliver, with Chris Barrow winning 103 – 61. The Dictionary Corner guest was Shobna Gulati, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Mark's declaration of RUNNER in round 6 should have been invalid, as there was only one R in the selection.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Barrow Score Mark Oliver Others Max.
1 RWNEAUDLJ WANDER 0 – 7 LAUNDER LURDANE* 7
2 RTEESNICN CRETINS 7 – 7 NESTER INCENTRES* 25
3 CLPOEIWDL POLICED 14 – 14 POLICED PILLOWED 33
4 DTSAEROIF ROASTED 21 – 14 FASTER ASTEROID 41
5 100 10 10 2 8 4 → 631 630
(8 − 2) × 100 + 4 × 10 − 10
28 – 21 630
(8 − 2) × 100 + 4 × 10 − 10


48
TTT ROCKPACT Break the vase, you silly fool! CRACKPOT
6 NDTUEANRO TURNED 34 – 27 RUNNER** UNATONED* 56
7 MSGEAOVMS MOVES 39 – 32 GAMES OMEGAS, SMEGMA* 62
8 TMEIPTEDQ TEMPTED 46 – 39 TEMPTED EMITTED*, EMPTIED 69
9 RTXOUOTSE STOUTER 53 – 39 TEXTS EXTORTS*, OUTSERT*, TOOTERS, TOUTERS, URTEXTS* 76
10 75 50 8 10 9 6 → 662 662
75 × 9 − (50 ÷ 10 + 8)
63 – 39 675


86
TTT BOBREADS Bob is engrossed in a book about sponges. ABSORBED
11 PHIOIAGKS SKIP 67 – 43 SOAP GOPAKS*, GOPIKS*, HOPAKS*, KIPAHS*, OKAPIS, POISHA* 92
12 GNEBSAIRD READINGS 75 – 51 READINGS ABRIDGES*, BEADINGS*, BEARDING*, BEARINGS*, BRANDIES*, BRIGADES, BRIGANDS, DEBASING*, GRADINES*, REBASING* 100
13 LHYEIARTN HEARTILY 83 – 51 trailer ☓ EARTHILY, INTERLAY 108
14 50 1 4 6 9 8 → 210 210
50 × 4 + 9 + 1
93 – 61 210
50 × 4 + 9 + 1


118
15 COINEDJET DEJECTION
(12 seconds)
103 – 61 128
Personal tools