Episode 811

From Countdown

Jump to: navigation, search

< Previous | Next >

Episode 811 was broadcast on 1 September 1988, and was the second semi-final of Series 16.

John Widdowson played Tony Vick, with Tony Vick winning 61 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Carol Thatcher, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Widdowson Score Tony Vick Others Max.
1 GBLAAASRE GARBLES 7 – 0 GLARES ALGEBRA*, LAAGERS*, LAGARES* 7
2 PFLUTOLWE PULLET 13 – 6 PULLET OUTFLEW, POLLUTE* 14
3 FNNIAEVST INVENTS 20 – 13 VAINEST INFANTES 22
4 50 4 1 10 6 5 → 775 775
(10 + 4) × (50 + 5) + 6 − 1
30 – 23 775
50 × (10 + 5) + 4 × 6 + 1


32
5 KZRGIOCWE WICKER 36 – 29 WICKER COWRIE 38
6 BSHAEICDX CASHED 42 – 35 CHIDES ABIDES*, BASHED, BIASED*, BISHED*, CEBIDS*, CEIBAS*, CHAISE*, CHASED*, HEXADS* 44
7 DYQEPAJSO SOAPED 48 – 41 SOAPED JOYPADS* 51
8 25 4 5 9 8 10 → 372 372
(10 + 5) × 25 − (4 + 8 − 9)
58 – 51 372
(10 + 5) × 25 − (4 + 8 − 9)


61
9 ACIDFLIER 58 – 61 CLARIFIED
(12 seconds)
71
Personal tools