Episode 6843

From Countdown

Jump to: navigation, search

< Previous | Next >

Episode 6843 was broadcast on 8 June 2018, as part of Series 78.

Mick Purdie played Darren Findlay, with Darren Findlay winning 86 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nina Hossain, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Between Rounds 2 and 3, Nick Hewer erroneously announced the current score as 6 – 7.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mick Purdie Score Darren Findlay Others Max.
1 EOAIDLSGT dialoges ☓ 0 – 7 DETAILS ALIGOTES*, DIASTOLE*, DOGSTAIL*, GOALSIDE*, GODETIAS*, GODLIEST*, ISOLATED, SODALITE* 8
2 DAZMOSTIE MASTED 6 – 13 MATIES SOMATIZED* 26
3 100 4 1 5 3 5 → 335 330 6 – 20 334
3 × 100 + (5 + 1) × 5 + 4

RR: 335 = (100 + 5) × 3 + 5 × 4

36
TTT CANONRAID Measure for measure, it's really very harsh indeed. DRACONIAN
4 RINROJDUE INJURED 13 – 27 INJURED INJURER*, JOINDER*, NEUROID*, NURDIER*, RONDEUR*, RONDURE*, ROUNDER, UNORDER* 43
5 IEOETPWAN WEAPON 19 – 27 pantie ☓ PEINETA* 50
6 100 50 8 1 5 3 → 609 605 19 – 34 608
(5 + 1) × 100 + 8

RR: 609 = (100 − (50 ÷ 5 + 3)) × (8 − 1)

60
7 OEOSDSALP PEDALOS 26 – 41 SPOOLED APODOSES* 68
8 FFMEITSAQ fatism ☓ 26 – 47 MATIES MASTIFF*, TAFFIES* 75
9 8 4 3 10 9 2 → 946 936 26 – 54 943
(10 × 9 + 4) × (8 + 2) + 3

RR: 946 = (4 × 3 × 9 + 10) × 8 + 2

85
TTT NOPRAISES There are no praises connected with this answer; in fact, it's quite the opposite. ASPERSION
10 DTHOULAOR outhoard ☓ 26 – 58 ROAD HOLDOUT*, OUTHOLD* 92
11 NTCIOBUWS SUCTION 33 – 65 SUCTION SUBTONIC* 100
12 BGNEIALUV valueing ☓ 33 – 72 LEAVING UNVIABLE 108
13 NTRAEMSAN MANNERS 40 – 79 MANTRAS REMANANTS* 126
14 75 100 6 8 5 5 → 147 146 ☓ 40 – 86 146
5 × 8 + 6 + 100

RR: 147 = 6 × 8 − 5 ÷ 5 + 100

136
15 ENGINEPRO 40 – 86 pioneering ☓
(2.5 seconds)
REOPENING 146
Personal tools