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Episode 4544

From Countdown

Episode 4544 was broadcast on 20 February 2008, as part of Series 58.

Brian Morley played Mike Simons, with Brian Morley winning 64 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brian Morley Score Mike Simons Others Max.
1 EIPTAEXNL EXPLAIN 7 – 0 PLATE PETALINE*, PIXELATE* 8
2 GOMNUESWR WORSEN 13 – 6 WRONGS MORGENS*, MORGUES, SURGEON* 15
3 AETNHIIDP PINHEAD 20 – 13 PAINTED PITHEAD 22
4 VAITRESDR DRIVERS 27 – 20 STARRED ADVERTS, ADVISER*, ARRIVED, ARRIVES*, ARTSIER*, ASTRIDE*, DARTERS*, DATIVES*, DISRATE*, DIVERTS, RAIDERS*, RETARDS*, STAIDER*, STARVED*, STIRRED*, STRIDER*, STRIVED, STRIVER*, TARDIER*, TARRIED*, TARRIES*, TARSIER*, TIRADES*, TRADERS, TRAVERS* 29
5 100 50 6 3 4 1 → 725 27 – 20 728 ☓

CV: 725 = (100 + 3) × (6 + 1) + 4

39
TTT MAINGOLF The letter's on fire and it's pink. FLAMINGO
6 FOANBRECO BEANO 27 – 26 BEACON BACONER, CORONAE* 46
7 EASTHEOPS PATHOS 33 – 32 SHEETS ETHOSES*, PESETAS*, POETESS*, POSHEST*, SPATHES* 53
8 DEDGOELGR LODGER 39 – 38 LODGER DOGGEREL* 61
9 IAZMNECAT AMAZE 44 – 38 MATE AMENTIA*, ANAEMIC*, ANIMATE, NEMATIC* 68
10 100 75 4 6 8 10 → 225 223 44 – 48 225
6 ÷ (8 ÷ 4) × 75


78
TTT ARMEVOKE Bowl the 6th ball for a new look. MAKEOVER
11 IOKTMUERS MUSTIER 51 – 48 STRIKE MISROUTE*, MOISTURE*, MURKIEST 86
12 TOLNUIDQA ADULT 56 – 48 LAND ALIQUOT*, QUINTAL* 93
13 IERNPEAST PERTAINS 64 – 48 SPRAINT APERIENTS, EPISTERNA* 111
14 75 100 2 3 7 8 → 295 285 64 – 58 295
3 × 100 − (7 − 2)


121
15 GUNNERITI interring ☓
(7.75 seconds)
64 – 58 REUNITING 131


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