Episode M21

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Episode M21 was was broadcast from 21 August 1989 to 25 August 1989, as part of the Countdown Masters.

David Reid played Tim O'Kane, with David Reid winning 80 – 68. The lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Reid's numbers selection in Round 11 is the first known instance of a game featuring four large numbers.

NOTE: The 4th conundrum has 2 valid solutions: LAMENTING and ALIGNMENT.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Reid Score Tim O'Kane Others Max.
1 GCVEOERSN CONVERGES 18 – 0 CONGERS 18
2 75 50 8 2 1 5 → 656 656
75 × 8 + 50 + 1 + 5
28 – 10 656
75 × 8 + 50 + 1 + 5


28
3 DEFERPITI PETRIFIED
(1 second)
38 – 10 38
4 HGNYMAOEI ENIGMA 44 – 10 IMAGE HYMENIA* 45
5 75 7 10 8 5 4 → 186 188
(8 + 4 × 10) + 75 − 7
51 – 10 183

CV: 186 = (75 + 10 + 8) × (7 − 5)

55
6 abceilrtu* 51 – 20 LUBRICATE
(3 seconds)
65
7 TDDAOISGD STAID 56 – 25 STAID GADOIDS* 72
8 25 5 2 7 5 7 → 447 459 56 – 25 450 ☓

CV: 447 = (25 + 7) × 2 × 7 − 5 ÷ 5

82
9 aabceilnp* 56 – 35 INCAPABLE
(7 seconds)
92
10 DRNPGOUOI DROOPING 64 – 35 pounding ☓ 100
11 25 100 50 75 7 10 → 619 64 – 42 618
10 × 50 + 100 + 25 − 7

CV: 619 = (100 − 75 ÷ 25) × 7 − 50 − 10

110
12 MEANGLINT 64 – 52 LAMENTING
(11.5 seconds)
120
13 WRTPLAIEU TRIPLE 70 – 58 PLATER WIRETAP* 127
14 25 2 8 7 10 2 → 602 602
25 × 8 × (10 − 7) + 2
80 – 68 602
(2 × 7 + 10) × 25 + 2


137
15 KINGSHARE ringshake ☓
(24.5 seconds)
80 – 68 reshaking ☓
(1 second)
SHRINKAGE 147
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