Episode 5751

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Episode 5751 was broadcast on 15 August 2013, as part of Series 69.

Dylan Taylor played Russ Millhouse, with Dylan Taylor winning 121 – 17. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gloria Hunniford, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

At the end of the episode, Nick Hewer announced that Taylor had achieved the highest ever cumulative score in the history of Countdown (974 points across 8 shows). The record still stands today.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dylan Taylor Score Russ Millhouse Others Max.
1 PIOALPDSE ELASIPOD 8 – 0 SLAPPED 8
2 GNGNIEORT RENTING 15 – 0 GONER NITROGEN*, RINGTONE* 16
3 100 9 5 2 8 10 → 387 387
(9 − 10 ÷ 2) × 100 − 8 − 5
25 – 0 386


26
TTT SPAMSITE Hand me the newspaper, I need to look for some hobbies. PASTIMES
4 SRNKAELIU INSULAR 32 – 7 LANKIER INSULAE*, LARNIES*, LINKERS*, LUNKERS*, NAILERS, RANKLES*, SNAKIER*, SULKIER*, SUNLIKE*, UNALIKE*, URINALS* 33
5 AVTFEGIBM MEGABIT 39 – 7 gamite ☓ 40
6 75 2 10 9 1 9 → 683 683
9 × 75 + 10 − 2
49 – 17 683
9 × 75 + 10 − 2


50
7 ACSLOIMUO MUSICAL 56 – 17 CLAIMS MUCOSAL* 57
8 VSBAEINUS ABUSIVE 63 – 17 VEINS NIVASES*, SUASIVE* 64
9 100 2 1 10 4 4 → 557 556
(100 + 10 + 2) × (4 + 1) − 4
70 – 17 559

RR: 556/558 Best: 557 = (100 + 10 × 4) × 4 − 2 − 1

74
TTT HOLDUSER Take the blame and get given a cold one. SHOULDER
10 WTREOENMA WATERMEN 78 – 17 atoner ☓ 82
11 ENOXTHURS SOUTHERN 86 – 17 THRONES 90
12 WDCEOAESD DECADES 93 – 17 CEASED DECODES 97
13 OTLREIJDA TAILORED 101 – 17 DETAIL IDOLATER 105
14 100 2 4 2 4 1 → 762 762
(100 − 4 − 1) × 4 × 2 + 2
111 – 17


115
15 HESARKING SHRINKAGE
(1 second)
121 – 17 125
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