Episode S17

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Episode S17 was broadcast 2 August 2004, as a special episode.

The match was between Mike Brown and Nita Marr, both famed for their Countdown fandom. Mike runs The Countdown Page and Nita runs the Edinburgh Countdown Club. Mike was a quarter-finalist in Series 48 and Nita was a semi-finalist in Series 13. Mike Brown won 113 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mike Brown Score Nita Marr Others Max.
1 WSTOEIFSN SNOWIEST 8 – 0 TOWNIES 8
2 DBLAEOMPM BLAMED 14 – 6 BLAMED MAMBOED 15
3 YSGEAERDS GRASSED 21 – 13 GREASED DRESSAGE* 23
4 MGHAIEPRG EPIGRAM 28 – 13 HAMPER 30
5 100 4 10 3 8 6 → 196 196
6 ÷ 3 × 100 − 4
38 – 23 196
8 − 6 × 100 − 4


40
TTT TONYTWO TOYTOWN
6 DTLOEOCNC CONDOLE 45 – 23 TOOLED 47
7 TLFAUESRN FLAUNTERS 63 – 23 FALTERS 65
8 TDRIEATKX RATTED 69 – 29 RATTED ATTIRED 72
9 LRTIAESLM MAILERS 76 – 36 RETAILS LITERALS, TALLIERS* 80
10 75 2 3 2 10 5 → 371 371
75 × 5 − 2 − 2
86 – 46 371
75 × 5 − 2 − 2


90
TTT EARLAND ADRENAL
11 CTDOEALNE LOCATED 93 – 53 LOCATED ANECDOTE, LANCETED 98
12 CGHOIEPTB CHIGOE 99 – 53 BIGOT BIOTECH* 105
13 DMGUOASRI GIAOURS 106 – 53 GOURDS GOURAMIS 113
14 25 9 10 10 6 5 → 904 905
9 × 10 × 10 + 5
113 – 60 905
(10 − 6) × 9 × 25 + 5

CV: 905 Best: 904 = (25 − 10) × 6 × 10 + 9 − 5

123
15 LENSLISTS 113 – 70 STILLNESS
(6.25 seconds)
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