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Episode 6158

From Countdown

Episode 6158 was broadcast on 22 June 2015, as part of Series 73.

Rhys Benjamin played Michael Stokes, with Rhys Benjamin winning 92 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 8, Benjamin was not asked to spell his word. Rachel Riley displayed the word PLANE on the letters board, despite Benjamin intending PLAIN.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rhys Benjamin Score Michael Stokes Others Max.
1 SDNUAEGAO GONADS 6 – 0 DUNES AGENDAS, AUGENDS*, DOGANAS* 7
2 TMXUAELRI MATRIX 12 – 6 RETAIL MALTIER*, MIXTURE, MURIATE* 14
3 75 100 50 25 5 2 → 350 350
75 × 5 − 25
22 – 16 350
(5 + 2) × 50


24
TTT BATOFFUN It sounds like the Italian goalkeeper's got a new hairstyle. BOUFFANT
4 DTLPSAEIO LIPASE 28 – 22 SAILED SPOLIATED 42
5 FNHUIEJAR FINER 33 – 22 RAIN HEJIRA*, HERNIA*, INJERA*, INJURE, UNFAIR 48
6 75 50 7 9 1 8 → 534 534
75 × 7 + 9
43 – 22


58
7 SVCIOUTAR VARIOUS 50 – 29 VICTORS CARIOUS*, CAVORTS, CITROUS*, CUATROS*, CURIOSA*, SAUTOIR*, SAVIOUR*, SURCOAT*, TRAVOIS*, TURACOS* 65
8 PLNEOGBIA PLANE 55 – 29 planing ☓ BEGONIA*, BIPLANE*, ELOPING, IGNOBLE*, LEAPING*, OPALINE*, PEALING* 72
9 75 25 100 50 3 8 → 193 192
100 + 75 + 25 − 8
62 – 36 192
100 + 75 + 25 − 8

RR: 193 = 75 × 3 − 100 ÷ 25 × 8

82
TTT SONSBOOT They're not Springsteen tracks, they're naughty boys. BOSTOONS
10 SZTCEOIRU coziest ☓ 62 – 40 RICE OUTCRIES* 90
11 TRMEOIBAO BOOMER 68 – 46 REBOOT BOOMIER, BROMATE*, BROOMIE* 97
12 KSPUITDEO SPOUTED 75 – 53 SPOUTED DEPOSIT*, DESKTOP*, DISPUTE, DOPIEST*, OUTSIDE, PITEOUS*, POKIEST*, POSITED*, PUKIEST*, TEDIOUS, TOPSIDE* 104
13 MPLEAIDEM IMPALED 82 – 53 DIMPLE DILEMMA*, EMAILED*, IMPLEAD*, LIMEADE* 111
14 100 7 1 10 5 2 → 367 367
(5 − 1) × (100 − 10) + 7
92 – 53 369


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15 LONGTULIP 92 – 63 POLLUTING
(5.25 seconds)
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