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Episode 1280

From Countdown

Episode 1280 was broadcast on 22 July 1992, as part of Series 24.

David Elliott played Tony Hodson, with Tony Hodson winning 47 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sheridan Morley, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Elliott Score Tony Hodson Others Max.
1 PCISHUDAN PUNISH/PANICS 6 – 6 CHAINS DAUPHINS* 8
2 IORTLEBSJ BOILERS 13 – 6 loster ☓ STROBILE 16
3 STADKYUED STAYED 19 – 12 DUSTED DUSKED*, SAUTED*, SKATED*, STAKED*, STEADY, TASKED*, TUSKED* 22
4 75 50 6 3 1 9 → 339 333 19 – 19 338
50 × (6 + 1) − (9 + 3)

CV: 339 = (50 − 9 − 3) × 6 + 75

32
5 IEWNOBGQZ BOWING 25 – 25 BOWING WIGEON 38
6 GTIPLAOFT TOTAL 30 – 30 PILOT GALIPOT, TALIPOT* 45
7 IARCIEHSR CARRIES/ARCHERS 37 – 30 SEARCH CAHIERS*, CASHIER, CHARIER*, HAIRIER, HARRIES, SCARIER*, SCIRRHI* 52
8 75 1 7 6 10 10 → 769 770
(7 − 6 + 1 + 75) × 10
44 – 37 768
75 × 10 + 10 + 7 + 1

CV: 769 = (75 + 1) × 10 + 10 − (7 − 6)

62
9 ALIGNMENT 44 – 47 LAMENTING
(2.5 seconds)
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