Episode 5650

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Episode 5650 was broadcast on 25 February 2013, and was the third quarter-final of the 30th Birthday Championship.

Conor Travers played Kirk Bevins, with Conor Travers winning 119 – 94. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Eclair, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Travers' perfect performance was the fifth in the history of 15-round televised Countdown, as well as being the fourth of the series, as well as being Travers' second of the series.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Conor Travers Score Kirk Bevins Others Max.
1 RSMEOIBFR FORERIBS 8 – 0 ISOMER 8
2 DNZEOIURL ROUNDEL 15 – 7 ROUNDEL UNOILED 15
3 PNBAEALIO ABELIAN 22 – 14 ABALONE AEOLIAN*, BIPLANE, OPALINE, PIANOLA* 22
4 SMRAEOQHR HOARSER 29 – 21 REMORAS ROAMERS 29
5 25 4 8 9 7 9 → 794 794
25 × 4 × 8 − 7 + 9 ÷ 9
39 – 31 794
25 × 4 × 8 − 7 + 9 ÷ 9


39
TTT EVEDINED Eve dined on prawns, but only after they'd been this. DEVEINED
6 SDGAIUCLW GUILDS 45 – 37 ALCIDS GLACIS*, WILGAS* 45
7 LNTAEORIL RELATION 53 – 45 ORIENTAL 53
8 PMVEAOTUP UPTEMPO 60 – 45 MUPPET 60
9 SDJEIENDA DEADENS 67 – 52 NEDDIES ANISEED, DANDIES 67
10 7 10 6 9 2 8 → 738 738
(10 × 8 + 2) × 9
77 – 62 738
(10 × 8 + 2) × 9


77
TTT LIVEDHIS Lived his life in this type of way and it's not good! DEVILISH
11 RDTOEADXU ADORED 83 – 68 DOTARD DARTED*, DEODAR*, DETOUR*, DOUTED*, ORATED*, ROUTED*, TOURED*, TRADED*, TUXEDO 83
12 TRGEAUNCT TRUNCATE 91 – 76 TRUNCATE 91
13 SMTEIOREU TIRESOME 99 – 84 EMERITUS MISROUTE*, MOISTURE 99
14 75 25 50 100 3 8 → 174 174
100 + 75 − (3 − 50 ÷ 25)
109 – 94 174
100 + 75 − (3 − 50 ÷ 25)


109
15 IGOTNINES INGESTION
(0.5 seconds)
119 – 94 119
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