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Episode 4112

From Countdown

Episode 4112 was broadcast on 26 May 2006, and was the Series 54 grand final.

Conor Travers played Matthew Shore, with Conor Travers winning 98 – 83. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This was the first grand final to feature the Richard Whiteley Memorial Trophy presented to the champion, a tradition maintained since the death of Richard Whiteley.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Conor Travers Score Matthew Shore Others Max.
1 TWREOEVNF OFTENER 7 – 7 FERVENT FOREWENT* 8
2 SYGRAEUTO OUTRAGES 15 – 15 OUTRAGES 16
3 MSNEOESMI NEMESIS 22 – 15 MONIES IMMENSE, MEIOSES*, MONISMS*, SIEMENS* 23
4 RDNSAEATO DONATES 29 – 22 DONATES ROASTED*, RODENTS, SANTERO*, SENATOR*, SNORTED*, STANDER*, TORSADE*, TREASON 30
5 50 5 9 9 10 8 → 654 653
(8 + 5) × (9 ÷ 9 + 50) − 10
36 – 22 655 ☓

CV: 653 = (8 + 5) × (9 ÷ 9 + 50) − 10
Best: 654 = (50 + 9) × (10 + 9 − 8) + 5

40
TTT WRONGAIR ARROWING
6 LHPNEOISO POLONIES 44 – 22 PHONIES PINHOLES 48
7 HRTAEAISE HETAIRAS 52 – 22 HASTIER HEARTIES*, HETAERAS* 56
8 ZLRAUANID DIURNAL 59 – 29 DIURNAL LANIARD* 63
9 CDGEIETNX GENETIC 66 – 36 GENETIC ENTICED, EXCITED*, EXIGENT* 70
10 10 1 8 4 5 9 → 640 640
(9 − 1) × 8 × 10
76 – 46 640
(9 − 1) × 8 × 10


80
TTT UBEASTIE BEAUTIES
11 TMRIEADOR MORTARED 84 – 54 MEDIATOR AIRDROME* 88
12 MJDAUIFSA DAMS 84 – 59 MAIDS MAFIAS*, MASJID* 94
13 TBCUEOLKD BLOCKED 91 – 66 BUCKLED BECLOUD*, BOULTED*, CLOUTED, DOUBLET 101
14 10 5 4 3 1 6 → 748 750
(6 − 1) × 5 × 3 × 10
98 – 73 750
(6 × 3 − 4 + 1) × 5 × 10

CV: 747/749 Best: 749 = (4 × 3 × 10 + 5) × 6 − 1

108
15 INTELIGGE 98 – 83 GELIGNITE
(2.5 seconds)
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