Episode C1

From Countdown

Jump to: navigation, search

Next >

The first episode of Celebrity Countdown was broadcast at 7pm on 23 April 1998, with future host Des Lynam beating Siân Lloyd 32 – 17. The lexicographer was Anna Eaton and the Dictionary Corner guest was Magnus Magnusson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Des Lynam Score Siân Lloyd Others Max.
1 KMEINYURG REIN 4 – 4 GERM ERYNGIUM* 8
2 RBOATREID BOATER 4 – 11 BROADER ADROITER* 16
3 100 7 4 1 9 5 → 547 545
(4 + 1) × 100 + 5 × 9
11 – 11 544

CV: 547 = 5 × 100 + 4 × (1 + 9) + 7

26
4 GDLUEASWU GLUED 16 – 11 gased ☓ GLADES*, SLUDGE*, SWAGED*, WAULED* 32
5 RNDTEULOM LOUDER 22 – 17 MODERN DEMOUNT*, MORDENT*, MOULDER*, MOULTED, MOUNTED, MOUNTER*, MOURNED*, REMOULD*, REMOUNT*, ROUNDEL, TRUNDLE 39
6 75 8 5 8 7 6 → 733 706 22 – 17

CV: 731 Best: 733 = 75 × 8 + (8 + 5 + 6) × 7

49
7 WHEATREED WEATHERED
(16.75 seconds)
32 – 17 59
Personal tools