Due to persistent vandalism, account creation has been suspended. If you would like an account, please contact Charlie Reams on Apterous.

Episode 6157

From Countdown

Episode 6157 was broadcast on 15 June 2015, as part of Series 73.

James Judge played Rhys Benjamin, with Rhys Benjamin winning 78 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: This game had three conundrums, the first two of which were cut from the broadcast: BOLDPAPER → DROPPABLE and HONEYPLOX → XYLOPHONE. Neither contestant made any offering on either of the two unbroadcast conundrums.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Judge Score Rhys Benjamin Others Max.
1 HKANITRES RANKEST 7 – 7 RETAINS HAIRNETS, INEARTHS*, NARKIEST, RETHINKS, THERIANS*, THINKERS* 8
2 LRSIOUPEI PRISE 12 – 12 PILES PERILOUS 16
3 25 9 1 10 7 3 → 686 690
(1 + 3) × 7 × 25 − 10
19 – 19 690
(1 + 3) × 7 × 25 − 10

RR: 686 = 3 × 9 × 25 + 10 + 1

26
TTT MORERAYS The two ladies' names come together to make one. ROSEMARY
4 BTNAEIFCS FANCIEST 27 – 19 FAINTS BASCINET*, CABINETS 34
5 TADMUTREH MATTER 27 – 26 MUTATED MATURED* 41
6 100 75 50 25 9 4 → 763 767
75 × 9 + 100 − 50 ÷ 25 × 4
34 – 26 761 ☓

RR: 763 = (100 + 9) × (75 ÷ 25 + 4)

51
7 NSOQGEPIR SPONGIER 42 – 26 PONGIER REPOSING 59
8 NTRUOAGER OUTRAGE 49 – 33 OUTRAGE OUTRANGE 67
9 50 7 10 9 2 3 → 791 792 49 – 43 791
(9 + 7) × 50 − 10 + 3 − 2


77
TTT NAMEITEM The intervening period in Greenwich, perhaps? MEANTIME
10 CPSAIEJAT PACIEST 56 – 43 capitas ☓ ASEPTIC* 84
11 YNORNURTA TARRY 56 – 49 TANNOY NATRON*, NONARY*, NOTARY*, OUTRAN*, ROTARY*, TRANNY*, TURRON* 90
12 DLBEOUVIA DOUBLE 62 – 55 BAILED VOIDABLE 98
13 MIFGOSEMV FOGIES 68 – 61 FOGIES EGOISM, GIMMES*, MIMEOS*, MOVIES, OGIVES* 104
14 50 100 75 25 2 6 → 455 453 68 – 68 456
(100 + 50 + 75) × 2 + 6

Best: 455 = 75 × 6 + (100 + 25) × 2 ÷ 50

114
15 GADWINNER 68 – 78 WANDERING
(4.75 seconds)
124