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Episode 2641

From Countdown

Episode 2641 was broadcast on 11 November 1999, as part of Series 41.

Lucy Roberts played Derek Taylor, with Lucy Roberts winning 82 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alastair Stewart, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Roberts' score of 82 was the joint third highest ever achieved in the 9 round format, as well as the joint highest ever achieved by a current daily champion, equalling Harvey Freeman's score in Series 10.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lucy Roberts Score Derek Taylor Others Max.
1 SNYAIEDVT INSTEAD 7 – 7 STAINED DEVIANTS 8
2 RPUABHEOC PROBE 12 – 12 BRACE BAROUCHE 16
3 NSKIAEDMR REMAINS 19 – 19 REDSKIN RAMEKINS 24
4 50 25 75 10 6 2 → 402 402
(10 + 6) × 25 + 2
29 – 29 402
(10 − 2) × 50 + 6 ÷ (75 ÷ 25)


34
SST TRAILLBIN BRILLIANT
5 LZNGAEITO LEGATION 37 – 29 ELATION GELATION*, TEAZLING 42
6 RHSEALPUT LATHERS 44 – 36 LATHERS SULPHATE* 50
7 FGDTIEAIR GRATIFIED 62 – 36 6 not asked 68
8 25 1 10 2 8 4 → 190 190
25 × 8 − 10
72 – 46 190
25 × 8 − 10


78
9 YANGIMARI IMAGINARY
(1.75 seconds)
82 – 46 88