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Episode 167

From Countdown

Episode 167 was broadcast on 30 May 1984, as part of Series 4.

Gerald Ram played Brian Hudson, with Brian Hudson winning 41 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Nyman, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gerald Ram Score Brian Hudson Others Max.
1 NASOMBETS MASONS 0 – 7 ENTOMBS ABSENTS*, AMBONES, BATSMEN*, BEMOANS, BOATMEN*, STAMENS 7
2 DUIRSYEUT DUSTER 0 – 14 SUTURED DUSTIER, RESTUDY*, STUDIER 14
3 SGTEIPXOT POTTIES 7 – 21 POXIEST EGOTIST*, TIPTOES 21
4 50 7 5 7 6 3 → 289 289
50 × 6 − 7 − 7 + 3
17 – 21 289 ☓


31
5 ESBRUIELB rubbles ☓ 17 – 27 BRUISE BURBLES, LEISURE*, LUBBERS 38
6 HILDIAGNU HAULING 24 – 34 HAULING HAILING*, LANGUID*, LAUDING* 45
7 ETSNIBCOD BISECT 24 – 41 SECTION CTENOIDS* 53
8 100 1 9 8 1 2 → 633 642
(100 + 9 − 2) × (8 − 2)
29 – 41 610

Best: 632 = (100 − 9 − 1) × (8 − 1) + 2

60
9 AACCORITB ACROBATIC
(5 seconds)
39 – 41 70