Episode S5

From Countdown

Jump to: navigation, search

< Previous | Next >

Episode S5 was broadcast on 25 August 2003, as a special episode.

The contestants were solicitors Simon Cobb and David Stainer, with David Stainer winning 93 – 88. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Simon Cobb Score David Stainer Others Max.
1 SMTEORIGE MOISTER 7 – 7 GORIEST ERGOTISM, GERMIEST*, TIRESOME 8
2 NBPOAIVCU PANIC 7 – 14 BIVOUAC 15
3 LSZEEDFAT SLATED 7 – 22 DEFLATES 23
4 RXWIOUMNE MOURN 12 – 27 MOURN MERINO*, MORINE*, MURINE 29
5 50 5 2 2 4 5 → 663 660
(2 × 2 × 4 + 50) × (5 + 5)
19 – 27 670

CV: 662 Best: 664 = (50 + 5) × (5 × 2 + 2) + 4

36
TTT UPSPRAY PAPYRUS
6 RHTIEALSD HARDIEST 27 – 35 HARDIEST HERALDIST 54
7 GPCOENARI CARPING 34 – 35 pongier ☓ APOCRINE*, CAPERING, CAPONIER*, PROCAINE* 62
8 TLJOUEDSG JOUSTED 41 – 42 JOSTLED LOUDEST*, TOUSLED 69
9 MLRAIETNO RELATION 49 – 50 RELATION ORIENTAL, TERMINAL 77
10 75 1 2 4 2 3 → 264 264
(75 − (1 + 2) × 3) × 4
59 – 60 264
(75 − (2 × 3 + 2 + 1)) × 4


87
TTT GETSDIM MIDGETS
11 DSPUICERA SAUCIER 66 – 67 PRAISED SUPERACID* 105
12 TQSIAOGKM STIGMA 72 – 67 GOATS AMIGOS*, IMAGOS*, TAIKOS* 111
13 BFEELDNAE BEEFED 78 – 73 FEEBLE ENABLED 118
14 100 1 3 5 7 4 → 950 950
(100 − 5) × (7 + 3)
88 – 83 950
(100 − 5) × (7 + 3)


128
15 NGPIMLICO 88 – 93 COMPILING
(1 second)
138
Personal tools