Episode 6012

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Episode 6012 was broadcast on 15 October 2014, as part of Series 71.

Dan McColm played Harry Jarrett, with Dan McColm winning 137 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Arnold, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

McColm's score of 137 is the highest with only one nine-letter word achieved in Countdown history; furthermore, it is only three points off the theoretical maximum score with one nine.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dan McColm Score Harry Jarrett Others Max.
1 NYSUEATED UNSTEADY 8 – 8 UNSTEADY UNSEATED, UNSTAYED* 8
2 RTWIEONRE REORIENT 16 – 8 TERRINE WINTERER 16
3 100 5 9 2 4 3 → 445 445
100 × 4 + 9 × 5
26 – 18 445
100 × 4 + 9 × 5


26
TTT UGLYNINA Nina carries herself in an ugly sort of way. UNGAINLY
4 AOIRTWETS TOASTIER 34 – 26 WARTIEST SWOTTIER* 34
5 KNRIAOPFE PINAFORE 42 – 26 PINKER 42
6 5 6 8 2 9 7 → 527 527
(6 + 9) × 5 × 7 + 2
52 – 26 532


52
7 PCTAOAXRE CAPROATE 60 – 26 parrot ☓ 60
8 CDNIROIAG RADIOING 68 – 26 ADORING 68
9 25 7 10 9 1 8 → 310 310
(25 + 7 − 1) × 10
78 – 36 310
(25 + 7 − 1) × 10


78
TTT EGGUNITS Richard's doing this on the show today. GUESTING
10 DOEPVILEN DEVELOP 85 – 36 OPENED ENVELOP*, LIVENED* 85
11 TRMIAONAO INAMORATO 103 – 36 martian ☓ 103
12 SLIAUMQER MISRULE 110 – 36 qualmers ☓ MARQUISE 111
13 HSCAEULDO SHOALED 117 – 43 CLASHED SLOUCHED 119
14 75 8 4 8 7 5 → 912 912
(8 ÷ 8 + 75) × (7 + 5)
127 – 53 912
(7 + 5) × 75 + 8 + 4


129
15 TURBOMENU OUTNUMBER
(18.25 seconds)
137 – 53 139


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