Episode 6652

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Episode 6652 was broadcast on 24 August 2017, as part of Series 77.

Noel McIlvenny played Gary Shacklady, with Noel McIlvenny winning 92 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Lewis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, the answer to the first Teatime Teaser, DISTURBED was featured on Countdown's Twitter Page twice before the episode was broadcast, once on 13 July 2017 and the other on 14 August 2017.[1][2]

Rounds

Rnd Selection Noel McIlvenny Score Gary Shacklady Others Max.
1 RTLDEOAOM DELATOR 7 – 0 RELOAD MODERATO 8
2 NRDIEUBFM UNFIRED 14 – 0 FRIEND BIRDMEN*, DRUMINE*, IMBRUED*, UNMIRED* 15
3 50 25 100 75 6 4 → 861 863
(100 × 4 − 6) × 50 ÷ 25 + 75
21 – 0

Best: 861 = (75 × 50 − 6) ÷ 4 − 100 + 25

25
TTT BRITDUDES The unbalanced Brits abroad were woken by the binmen at 3am. DISTURBED
4 VTDIEONPQ POINTED 28 – 7 POINTED PIVOTED 32
5 RNRIEOPUC PROCURE 28 – 15 CROUPIER 40
6 100 75 5 2 1 6 → 377 377
5 × 75 + 2
38 – 25 377
5 × 75 + 2


50
7 RPLOEIRAB BOILER 38 – 32 BROILER PERIORAL* 58
8 XDGWUEAUR WAXED 43 – 37 GUARD AUGURED 65
9 50 100 25 75 9 4 → 262 262
((75 − 9) × 100 − 50) ÷ 25
53 – 37 264


75
TTT UNIVERSED He didn't prepare for his exams, and as such, nothing was changed. UNREVISED
10 TSGIEASHS STASHES 60 – 37 GASHES GASSIEST 83
11 NPSIEILOS PINLESS 67 – 37 SPINES ELISIONS*, EPSILONS, ISOLINES*, LIONISES*, OILINESS, PELIOSIS* 91
12 FTREIUTLZ FLUTTER 74 – 44 FLITTER FRUITLET 99
13 TSROEATEN RESONATE 82 – 44 ROTATES ENTREATS, OESTRANE*, ONSETTER*, RATTEENS* 107
14 75 25 6 6 5 8 → 168 168
(25 + 8 − 5) × 6
92 – 44


117
15 FIGURANTE 92 – 44 FEATURING 127
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