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Episode 6136

From Countdown

Episode 6136 was broadcast on 11 May 2015, as part of Series 72.

David Pooley played Erik Cornish, with David Pooley winning 80 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Chris Hollins, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Pooley Score Erik Cornish Others Max.
1 SRTEUEZGT GUTTERS 7 – 0 STREET GESTURE, GETTERS, GUTZERS*, TRUSTEE* 7
2 HSTAIEPRA HARPIES 14 – 7 TRAIPSE ASPIRATE*, HETAIRAS*, PARASITE, SEPTARIA* 15
3 75 25 50 100 10 4 → 738 738 ☓ 14 – 14 742
75 × 10 − (50 ÷ 25 × 4

RR: 738 = (100 + 75 + 10) × 4 − 50 ÷ 25

25
TTT DANLIKES Dan likes to eat these dumplings. KNAIDELS
4 FSNEOEGYA FANGS 19 – 19 GENES NOSEGAY 32
5 RTKIAEDLV TRAILED 26 – 19 KILTED TALKIER* 39
6 25 7 1 2 9 10 → 187 187
7 × 25 + 10 + 2
36 – 29 187
7 × 25 + 9 + 2 + 1


49
7 BDTIAOXCE EXOTIC 42 – 35 BODICE EXOTICA, ICEBOAT*, OXIDATE* 56
8 GNLIEATLR ALTERING 50 – 35 relating ☓9 ALERTING, INTEGRAL, RELATING, TANGLIER*, TRIANGLE* 64
9 75 50 100 25 1 2 → 526 526
(75 − 50) × 25 − 100 + 1
60 – 35 525


74
TTT IMAGEURN Try to image this flower in an urn. GERANIUM
10 PBRIOUFTA PROFIT 66 – 35 ABOUT ABRUPT, PROBIT*, RUBATI*, RUBATO*, UTOPIA* 80
11 LCSIEOPRI POLICIES 74 – 43 POLICIES POLICIERS 98
12 DVCOAOIGN CODING 80 – 49 CODING ANODIC*, CAVING*, CONOID*, COOING, COVING*, GANOID*, GOONDA* 104
13 SWPOEANJS SPAWNS 80 – 56 WEAPONS 111
14 50 2 6 3 3 10 → 666 663 80 – 66 666
(10 + 3) × 50 + 6 × 3 − 2


121
15 STEMSHOOT 80 – 66 SMOOTHEST 131