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Episode 2164

From Countdown

Episode 2164 was broadcast on 30 December 1997, and was the second preliminary of Championship of Champions IX.

Harshan Lamabadusuriya played Kate Surtees, with Harshan Lamabadusuriya winning 44 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Denis Norden, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Harshan Lamabadusuriya Score Kate Surtees Others Max.
1 HTSAEISYM ATHEISM 7 – 7 MASHIES MESSIAH*, SAITHES*, SAMIEST*, STYMIES* 7
2 TSWEAPNIE PANTIES 14 – 7 PAINTS NEPETAS*, PENATES*, PEEWITS*, SAPIENT* 14
3 LGFOEIRRE forelie ☓ 14 – 13 FORGER FORELEG*, REFORGE* 21
4 75 3 7 4 5 6 → 363 363
75 × 5 − 3 × 4
24 – 13 362


31
5 OAJPORSIA POOJAS 30 – 13 SPOOR APORIAS 38
6 CMTROIUNO MONITOR 37 – 20 CONTOUR CROUTON*, MORONIC*, OMICRON*, RUCTION* 45
7 LKEABTIAF LABIATE 44 – 27 LABIATE TAKABLE* 52
8 100 10 10 9 7 2 → 417 420 44 – 34 416
(10 × 10 + 100) × 2 + 7 + 9

CV: 417 = (9 − 10 ÷ 2) × 100 + 10 + 7

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9 VERBALDUO 44 – 34 BOULEVARD 72