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Episode 2145

From Countdown

Episode 2145 was broadcast on 26 November 1997, as part of Series 37.

Ray McPhie played John Charlesworth, with Ray McPhie winning 55 – 22. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ray McPhie Score John Charlesworth Others Max.
1 TFDNYIAEP FAINTED 7 – 0 DETAIN DEFIANT, PAINTED 7
2 LMUANGERI MALINGER 15 – 0 MANGIER GERANIUM, GERMINAL*, MALIGNER, RELUMING* 15
3 GDSNTEAES STANDS 15 – 8 STANDEES ASSENTED*, ENDGATES* 23
4 100 2 10 6 7 4 → 449 449
(100 + 10) × 4 + 7 + 2
25 – 8 447


33
5 MROESDBAE BEAMERS 32 – 8 EMBEDS AEROBES*, BARDEES*, BEDSORE*, BESMEAR*, BREAMED*, DEBASER*, OEDEMAS*, RADOMES*, REBASED*, SMEARED*, SOBERED 40
6 VSCDYAEON ASCEND 32 – 15 DEACONS CONVEYS, NOYADES* 47
7 GMWOURPIE UMPIRE 38 – 15 PURGE GROUPIE, PIROGUE 54
8 25 1 7 2 9 4 → 731 732
(7 × 4 + 1) × 25 + 7
45 – 22 730
(25 + 1) × 4 × 7 + 2

Best: 731 = 9 × 7 × 4 × (2 + 1) − 25

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9 LOUNGEMOO MONOLOGUE
(14 seconds)
55 – 22 74