Episode C8

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The eighth (and last) episode of Celebrity Countdown was broadcast on 18 June 1998, with Alan Coren beating Graeme Garden 35 – 29. The lexicographer was Susie Dent and the Dictionary Corner guest was Matthew Parris.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Coren Score Graeme Garden Others Max.
1 RMYEOISLU MOUSILY 7 – 7 MOUSILY LOURIES*, LOUSIER*, MISERLY, MISRULE*, MOUSIER 7
2 IPFAESDOJ POISED 13 – 7 JAPES ADIPOSE, FEIJOAS* 14
3 25 3 10 1 9 8 → 585 583 ☓ 13 – 7

CV: 585 = (8 × 3 − 1) × 25 + 10

24
4 VAEBSIQUC BISQUE 19 – 13 CAVIES ABUSIVE*, CAIQUES* 31
5 RTNOASSEG GROANS 25 – 19 TONERS ASSENTOR*, NEGATORS*, RAGSTONE*, SANTEROS*, SENATORS, SONGSTER*, TREASONS 39
6 100 9 6 8 3 6 → 323 323
3 × 100 + 9 + 6 + 8
35 – 19 325


49
7 WHITEGRIN 35 – 29 WITHERING
(4 seconds)
59


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