Episode 4287

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[[Paddy Izod]] played [[Eoin O'Connell]], with Paddy Izod winning 94 - 63. The [[Dictionary Corner]] guest was [[Jeremy Hardy]], and the [[lexicographer]] was [[Susie Dent]].
[[Paddy Izod]] played [[Eoin O'Connell]], with Paddy Izod winning 94 - 63. The [[Dictionary Corner]] guest was [[Jeremy Hardy]], and the [[lexicographer]] was [[Susie Dent]].
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Notably, during round 2 it went unnoticed that only two vowels were present in the letters selection. This is against the rules of Countdown, which declare that there must be a minimum of three vowels per selection.
==Rounds==
==Rounds==
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{{Rounds-to-check|1040}}
 
{{Rounds-start|Paddy Izod|Eoin O'Connell}}
{{Rounds-start|Paddy Izod|Eoin O'Connell}}
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{{R-letters| 1|NERIFPSAB|SPRAIN  |BRAINS  |PERFINS*, PREFABS|6|6|7}}
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{{R-letters| 1|NERIFPSAB|SPRAIN  |BRAINS  |PERFINS*, PREFABS                     | 6| 6| 7}}
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{{R-letters| 2|EOESDTZAX|SEDATE  |SEDATE  |DETOXES*            |12|12|14}}
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{{R-letters| 2|EOESDTZAX|SEDATE  |SEDATE  |DETOXES                               |12|12| 14}}
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{{R-letters| 3|TSEPSGILQ|PIGLETS  |SPITES  |                   |19|12|21}}
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{{R-letters| 3|TSEPSGILQ|PIGLETS  |SPITES  |                                     |19|12| 21}}
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{{R-letters| 4|OUOIRDRNE|INDOOR  |ROUNDER  |NURDIER*           |19|19|28}}
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{{R-letters| 4|OUOIRDRNE|INDOOR  |ROUNDER  |NURDIER*                             |19|19| 28}}
{{R-numbers| 5|100|10|8|4|9|1| 524
{{R-numbers| 5|100|10|8|4|9|1| 524
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|519|sol1=?
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|519|sol1=(4 + 1) × 100 + 10 + 9
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|519|sol2=?
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|519|sol2=(4 + 1) × 100 + 10 + 9
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|26|26|38}}
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|other=524|solother=((10 + 1) × 4 + 9) × 8 + 100                      |26|26| 38}}
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{{R-TTT      |FUNFAIRS ||RUFFIANS}}
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{{R-TTT      |RUFFIANS |They're always taking you for a ride.                    |FUNFAIRS}}
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{{R-letters| 6|OEIADFLCT|FLOATED  |FLOATED  |FOLIATED*          |33|33|46}}
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{{R-letters| 6|OEIADFLCT|FLOATED  |FLOATED  |FOLIATED                             |33|33| 46}}
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{{R-letters| 7|WCROEISGB|COSIER  |GROWS    |CORBIES*, COWRIES|39|33|53}}
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{{R-letters| 7|WCROEISGB|COSIER  |GROWS    |CORBIES*, COWRIES                     |39|33| 53}}
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{{R-letters| 8|EAEOSTNMT|MEANEST  |-        |METATES*, NEATEST*, NOTATES*, STOMATE*, TEMENOS*, TOMENTA*, TONEMES*|46|33|60}}
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{{R-letters| 8|EAEOSTNMT|MEANEST  |—  |METATES*, NEATEST, NOTATES, STOMATE*, TEMENOS*, TOMENTA*, TONEMES*                                                                 |46|33| 60}}
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{{R-letters| 9|RDERNAITK|TERRAIN  |TARDIER  |DETRAIN*, DRAINER*, DRINKER*, KERATIN*, NARKIER*, RANDIER*, RETRAIN*, TARRIED*, TRAINED*, TRAINER*, TRANKED*|53|40|67}}
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{{R-letters| 9|RDERNAITK|TERRAIN  |TARDIER  |DETRAIN*, DRAINER*, DRINKER, KERATIN, NARKIER*, RANDIER*, RETRAIN*, TARRIED*, TRAINED*, TRAINER*, TRANKED*                         |53|40| 67}}
{{R-numbers|10|75|100|1|3|9|3| 186
{{R-numbers|10|75|100|1|3|9|3| 186
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|186|sol1=?
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|186|sol1=100 + 75 + 9 + 3 - 1
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|186|sol2=?
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|186|sol2=100 + 75 + 9 + 3 - 1                                                    |63|50| 77}}
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|63|50|77}}
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{{R-TTT      |SICKTEEN |Pulled up and collared, but not by the law.              |NECKTIES}}
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{{R-TTT      |NECKTIES ||NECKTIES}}
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{{R-letters|11|MESRLNAIS|MINERALS |MAILERS  |ISLESMAN*, RAINLESS, SEMINARS         |71|50| 85}}
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{{R-letters|11|MESRLNAIS|MINERALS |MAILERS  |ISLESMAN*, RAINLESS*, SEMINARS*|71|50|85}}
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{{R-letters|12|EUOVSNYHN|HONEYS  |HONEYS  |ENVOYS, HOUSEY*, VENOUS               |77|56| 91}}
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{{R-letters|12|EUOVSNYHN|HONEYS  |HONEYS  |ENVOYS*, HOUSEY*, VENOUS*|77|56|91}}
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{{R-letters|13|PTREOJCDA|PROJECT  |CAPTOR  |ADOPTER*, CORDATE*, READOPT*, REDCOAT*|84|56| 98}}
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{{R-letters|13|PTREOJCDA|PROJECT  |CAPTOR  |ADOPTER*, CORDATE*, READOPT*, REDCOAT*|84|56|98}}
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{{R-numbers|14|100|25|4|4|5|2| 455
{{R-numbers|14|100|25|4|4|5|2| 455
|450
|450
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|453|sol2=?
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|453|sol2=(100 + 5 + 2) × 4 + 25
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|84|63|108}}
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|cv=455|solcv=(4 × 4 + 2) × 25 + 5                                    |84|63|108}}
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{{R-conundrum|15|GULLWININ|c1sol=UNWILLING|c1time=?|94|63|118}}
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{{R-conundrum|15|GULLWININ|c1sol=UNWILLING|c1time=2                                |94|63|118}}
{{Rounds-end}}
{{Rounds-end}}

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Episode 4287 was broadcast on 5 February 2007, as part of Series 56.

Paddy Izod played Eoin O'Connell, with Paddy Izod winning 94 - 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jeremy Hardy, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, during round 2 it went unnoticed that only two vowels were present in the letters selection. This is against the rules of Countdown, which declare that there must be a minimum of three vowels per selection.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paddy Izod Score Eoin O'Connell Others Max.
1 NERIFPSAB SPRAIN 6 –  6 BRAINS PERFINS*, PREFABS 7
2 EOESDTZAX SEDATE 12 – 12 SEDATE DETOXES 14
3 TSEPSGILQ PIGLETS 19 – 12 SPITES 21
4 OUOIRDRNE INDOOR 19 – 19 ROUNDER NURDIER* 28
5 100 10 8 4 9 1 → 524 519
(4 + 1) × 100 + 10 + 9
26 – 26 519
(4 + 1) × 100 + 10 + 9

Best: 524 = ((10 + 1) × 4 + 9) × 8 + 100

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TTT RUFFIANS They're always taking you for a ride. FUNFAIRS
6 OEIADFLCT FLOATED 33 – 33 FLOATED FOLIATED 46
7 WCROEISGB COSIER 39 – 33 GROWS CORBIES*, COWRIES 53
8 EAEOSTNMT MEANEST 46 – 33 METATES*, NEATEST, NOTATES, STOMATE*, TEMENOS*, TOMENTA*, TONEMES* 60
9 RDERNAITK TERRAIN 53 – 40 TARDIER DETRAIN*, DRAINER*, DRINKER, KERATIN, NARKIER*, RANDIER*, RETRAIN*, TARRIED*, TRAINED*, TRAINER*, TRANKED* 67
10 75 100 1 3 9 3 → 186 186
100 + 75 + 9 + 3 - 1
63 – 50 186
100 + 75 + 9 + 3 - 1


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TTT SICKTEEN Pulled up and collared, but not by the law. NECKTIES
11 MESRLNAIS MINERALS 71 – 50 MAILERS ISLESMAN*, RAINLESS, SEMINARS 85
12 EUOVSNYHN HONEYS 77 – 56 HONEYS ENVOYS, HOUSEY*, VENOUS 91
13 PTREOJCDA PROJECT 84 – 56 CAPTOR ADOPTER*, CORDATE*, READOPT*, REDCOAT* 98
14 100 25 4 4 5 2 → 455 450 84 – 63 453
(100 + 5 + 2) × 4 + 25

CV: 455 = (4 × 4 + 2) × 25 + 5

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15 GULLWININ UNWILLING
(2 seconds)
94 – 63 118
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