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Episode 4526

From Countdown

Episode 4526 was broadcast on 25 January 2008, as part of Series 58.

David O'Donnell played Brian Kay, with David O'Donnell winning 97 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Trudie Goodwin, and the lexicographer was Alison Heard.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David O'Donnell Score Brian Kay Others Max.
1 EAENLSCLF SCALENE 7 – 7 CLEANSE NACELLES* 8
2 UCEXDATLI CITADEL 14 – 7 TAXIED DELTAIC*, DIALECT, DUCTILE*, EDICTAL*, LUXATED* 15
3 OEOYWPDAN WEAPON 20 – 13 WEAPON NOYADE*, PAEONY*, PAWNED*, PEDWAY*, POONED*, WOODEN, YAWNED*, YAWPED* 21
4 UPTIVAIJD VAPID 25 – 13 PAID AUDIT, DAVIT 26
5 50 75 25 100 6 8 → 129 129
75 + 50 + 100 ÷ 25
35 – 23 129
75 + 50 + 100 ÷ 25


36
TTT EARDREAM How come you taste so good? DEMERARA
6 TIRENSIRB BRINIEST 43 – 23 INSERT 44
7 EOATGRTSC GAROTTES 51 – 23 COASTER COTTAGERS 62
8 IDELSZTIS slidiest ☓ 51 – 23 slidiest ☓ DELISTS*, DISTILS, SIZEIST* 69
9 EAUKHSBNT SUNBATHE 59 – 23 SHAKEN 77
10 75 5 10 1 8 5 → 987 988
(5 + 8) × (75 + 1)
66 – 23

CV: 986 = (5 + 8) × (75 + 1) − 10 ÷ 5
Best: 987 = (75 − 1 + 10 × 5) × 8 − 5

87
TTT FLASHPIG At sea it sets the standard. FLAGSHIP
11 EOAPNPTOH PHAETON 73 – 23 HAPPEN HANEPOOT* 95
12 IMFMEORLR REFORM 79 – 29 FIRMER LORIMER 102
13 UAIMQTRIS TIRAMISU 87 – 29 SQUIRT 110
14 75 9 1 4 8 6 → 708 708
(75 + 4) × 9 − (8 − 6 + 1)
97 – 39 708
75 × 9 + 4 × 8 + 1


120
15 TINYMETAL 97 – 49 MENTALITY
(3.25 seconds)
130


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