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Episode 5288

From Countdown

Episode 5288 was broadcast on 17 June 2011, as part of Series 65.

Matt Croy played Barrie Crawford, with Matt Croy winning 86 – 50. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Matt Croy Score Barrie Crawford Others Max.
1 THGIUAPES SIGHT 5 – 5 SHAPE UPSTAGE 7
2 WRAICMOLA RACIAL 11 – 5 CRAWL AMORAL*, CALAMI*, LORICA 13
3 NTSIUOFED TONES 11 – 12 INFUSED FOISTED*, FONDEST, FONDUES, FUNDIES*, OUTSIDE, SNOUTED*, TEDIOUS 20
4 RQEAMVOEN MOANER 17 – 18 REMOVE OVERMAN, OVERMEN* 27
5 50 75 10 9 4 1 → 609 610
(9 − 1) × 75 + 10
24 – 25 610
(9 − 1) × 75 + 10

RR: 609 = 75 × 10 − (4 − 1) × 50 + 9

37
TTT TRODCODE Falsified his documents to get through medical school. DOCTORED
6 DMUETZPAI IMPUTED 31 – 32 IMPUTED DEUTZIA 44
7 NLEESRIDA REALISED 39 – 32 SLENDER ARSENIDE*, ISLANDER, NEARSIDE*, REDLINES, SIDEREAL 52
8 GMAERBOAT BORGATE 46 – 32 BOATER ABROGATE*, BERGAMOT 60
9 RTIEPRACG CARPET 52 – 32 GRAPE ERRATIC, GRAPIER*, PARETIC*, PARTIER, PICRATE* 67
10 75 7 5 10 6 4 → 707 707
(75 − 5) × 10 + 7
62 – 32 708


77
TTT GANGICON I'm right behind you all the way, said the dancer. CONGAING
11 VSDOIANFL AVOIDS 68 – 32 flavoids ☓ ANDISOL*, DOLINAS*, FLAVINS, LADINOS 84
12 BTEITORKE BITTER 74 – 38 BITTER RIETBOK 91
13 SLAONNASR SOLAR 79 – 43 SONAR ANNALS*, NASALS*, SALONS, SAOLAS*, SNARLS*, SOLANS*, SOLARS*, SONARS 97
14 50 10 4 5 7 8 → 319 318
50 × 7 − 10 × 4 + 8
86 – 50 320
4 × 8 × 10

RR: 319 = (50 − 5) × 7 + 4

107
15 SHESAWDOC 86 – 50 SHOWCASED 117