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Episode 4270

From Countdown

Episode 4270 was broadcast on 11 January 2007, as part of Series 56.

Bradley Cates played Ian Volante, with Ian Volante winning 78 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bradley Cates Score Ian Volante Others Max.
1 DATESODRL ROASTED 7 – 7 LADDERS DELATORS*, LEOTARDS, LODESTAR*, STRADDLE, TODDLERS 8
2 EBIENROLG REELING 14 – 14 LEERING IGNOBLER 16
3 PISORAPNI PIANOS 20 – 20 SPRAIN ASPIRIN*, PARISON*, PARSNIP 23
4 TAOEFMPAB MOAT 24 – 20 AMOEBA, BEMATA* 29
5 75 8 3 7 9 9 → 870 876
(9 + 3) × (75 − (9 − 7))
29 – 20 879

CV: 870 = (9 − 7 + 8) × (75 + 3 + 9)

39
TTT MICROTAN What you get up to in Italy, how lovely. ROMANTIC
6 TOLISDENT SLOTTED 36 – 20 STOLID DENTILS*, DENTIST, DOLINES*, DOTTLES*, ENTISOL*, LENTOID*, LITOTES, ONLIEST*, SLITTED*, STILTED*, STINTED*, TIENTOS*, TOILETS*, TONIEST* 46
7 SIROQILEU LOUSIER 43 – 27 LOUSIER LIQUORS, LOURIES*, SILIQUE* 53
8 IEDVYOMHE MOVIE 48 – 32 VIDEO HIVED*, HOMED*, HOMEY*, HOMIE, HOYED*, HYOID*, MOVED* 58
9 NASOTESKD SNAKES 48 – 39 DANKEST DONATES, STONKED* 65
10 50 3 1 7 9 8 → 915 915
(3 − 1) × 9 × 50 + 8 + 7
58 – 39 918


75
TTT FUELCHER According to the song, there are reasons to be this. CHEERFUL
11 GUSENOTSM GUESTS 58 – 46 TONGUES NUTMEGS 82
12 TAGEAZCRM CRATE 63 – 51 CREAM CARTAGE*, MARGATE 89
13 TINAWEDLN WANTED 63 – 58 TWINNED DENTINAL* 97
14 75 7 9 1 8 2 → 318 317 63 – 68 318
(75 + 7) × 8 ÷ 2 − 9 − 1


107
15 LEGINNESS 63 – 78 LESSENING
(2.25 seconds)
117


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