Episode 6526

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Episode 6526 was broadcast on 23 February 2017, as part of Series 76.

Wesley Jardine played Joe Oliva, with Wesley Jardine winning 84 – 61. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Arnold, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The audience member selected to solve the conundrum was Bradley Horrocks, an Apterite who would compete on Countdown in the following series.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Wesley Jardine Score Joe Oliva Others Max.
1 CLEITNUFP TUNICLE 7 – 0 UNCLIP CUTLINE, FUNICLE*, INFLECT*, PICULET* 7
2 TGCEAONTD DECAGON 14 – 0 DEACON COTTAGED* 15
3 10 4 5 6 7 3 → 302 303
6 × 5 × 10 + 3
21 – 7 303
6 × 5 × 10 + 3

RR: 302 = (6 × 10 − (4 − 3)) × 5 + 7

25
TTT CHAPISNOT The chap is not happy; it swallowed his card. CASHPOINT
4 LPMAIOSLA SLALOM 27 – 7 missal ☓ IMPALAS*, LIPOMAS, MALASOL*, MALPAIS*, PASILLA*, PASILLO*, PLASMAL*, POLLAMS* 32
5 QMEURNIME REQUIEM 34 – 7 EQUINE ENQUIRE, UNIREME* 39
6 25 75 100 50 9 7 → 669 666 34 – 17 669
75 × 9 − (100 + 50) ÷ 25


49
7 JPAESLONI EPSILON 41 – 17 sealion ☓ JALOPIES*, OPALINES* 57
8 HNTAIUGRT HURTING 48 – 24 RATTING TRUTHING* 65
9 1 1 10 4 5 6 → 611 610
(6 × 10 + 1) × (4 + 5 + 1)
55 – 31 610
(6 × 10 + 1) × (4 + 5 + 1)


72
TTT NEILDAILY Neil would argue with his neighbour daily over the size of this. LEYLANDII
10 BRAVEPIWN WAVIER 61 – 31 RAVEN WEBINAR* 79
11 SGEURDIYD RIDGED 67 – 37 DIRGES DRUDGES, GUIDERS*, RUDDIES* 86
12 RXREAUSHT EXHAUST 74 – 44 EXHAUST URETHRAS 94
13 SKAEFDASM MASKED 74 – 51 AMASSED DAMASKS, MEDAKAS* 101
14 25 50 75 100 8 3 → 136 136
100 + 25 + 8 + 3
84 – 61 136
75 + 50 + 8 + 3


111
15 COOLCIDER 84 – 61
(30 seconds)
CROCODILE 121
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