Episode 977

From Countdown

Jump to: navigation, search

< Previous | Next >

Episode 977 was broadcast on 23 February 1990, as part of Series 19.

Richard Lee played John Prince, with John Prince winning 52 – 50. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Lee Score John Prince Others Max.
1 RANVIORTU TRAIN 0 – 6 RATION RAINOUT* 7
2 ZAPIJPAFG PIG 3 – 9 GAP PAPA*, PIPA 11
3 INSEEDTBO INSET 3 – 15 NESTED BENDIEST*, BETONIES*, EBONISED*, OBEDIENT 19
4 50 4 3 2 9 6 → 206 206
50 × 4 + 6
13 – 25 206
(2 × 50 + 3) × (6 − 4)


29
5 LIDERWYIL WILLED 19 – 31 WILIER DILLIER*, WEIRDLY 36
6 VRADEOSSM MOVERS 25 – 37 SOARED RADOMES 43
7 ALIDCAHNL CHAIN 30 – 42 CHAIN CLINAL*, DAHLIA*, LAICAL* 49
8 50 4 3 3 6 9 → 594 594
(9 + 3) × 50 − 6
40 – 52 594
(9 + 3) × 50 − 6


59
9 eegimnprt* TEMPERING
(16 seconds)
50 – 52 69
Personal tools