Episode 5264

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Episode 5264 was broadcast on 16 May 2011, as part of Series 64.

Tom Barnes played Christine Buffrey, with Tom Barnes winning 119 – 7. The Dictionary Corner guest was Delia Smith, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This show is notable for the making of 2 records: Buffrey's score of 7 was the lowest individual score in the 15 round format and the winning margin of 112 points is the largest in the entire history of Countdown (a record that would be equalled by Tom Cappleman's game with Jack Roberts in Series 72).

Note: Buffrey's offering of AREOLAES was disallowed for three reasons: it is not listed in the dictionary, it is not in the selection, and she had declared it as a six.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tom Barnes Score Christine Buffrey Others Max.
1 GTNEAIQRT TREATING 8 – 0 TEARING 8
2 SDSFAEOLA LOAFED 14 – 0 areolaes ☓6 ASSLOAD*, FLOSSED, LASSOED, SALADES* 15
3 VVMEOEDOT DEMOTE 20 – 0 demoted ☓ DEVOTE*, EMOTED*, MOOTED*, VETOED* 21
4 MLYIEADIR DREAMILY 28 – 0 DREAMY 29
5 25 75 100 50 9 10 → 794 795
100 × 9 − (75 + 25) − 50 ÷ 10
35 – 0 790

RR: 794 = (75 + 9) × 10 − 50 + 100 ÷ 25

39
TTT BROADCUT He might take your muscle without permission. ABDUCTOR
6 TTNSUIEAK TETANUS 42 – 0 ATTUNES*, AUNTIES*, INSTATE*, INTAKES*, KENTIAS*, KITTENS, SATINET*, SINUATE, SITUATE*, TAUTENS* 46
7 RGDOEATER DOTAGE 48 – 0 EDGER DEROGATE, GARTERED* 54
8 PTRHIEOPA HAPPIER 55 – 7 HAPPIER EPIPHORA* 62
9 WHLUEANIS INWALES 62 – 7 HEALS INHALES*, INHAULS*, INSULAE*, SHAWLIE*, UNLEASH*, WAHINES* 69
10 100 4 9 4 10 6 → 667 668
(100 + 10) × 6 + 4 + 4
69 – 7

RR: 667 = (100 + 10) × 6 + 4 × 4 − 9

79
TTT TRUEDEBT Flattered someone with nice spread. BUTTERED
11 NSTEAENCI TENANCIES 87 – 7 CANNIEST 97
12 DGFOIUDSE DIODES 93 – 7 fuddies ☓ DIDOES*, DODGES, DOGIES*, DOUSED*, FODIES*, FOGIES*, FUDGED*, FUDGES, GUIDED*, GUIDES* 103
13 RLXAEONOB LOANER 99 – 7 RELAX BOLERO, BORANE*, BOREAL*, BRANLE*, NOBLER* 109
14 50 3 8 4 6 3 → 121 121
(6 + 3) × 8 + 50 − (4 − 3)
109 – 7 124


119
15 DELIASHOB ABOLISHED
(0.5 seconds)
119 – 7 129
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