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Episode 619

From Countdown

Episode 619 was broadcast on 24 July 1987, as part of Series 13.

Richard Gilmore played John Clark, with John Clark winning 59 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lance Percival, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Gilmore Score John Clark Others Max.
1 TLIOESFTL LITTLE 0 – 7 TOILETS LOFTIEST 8
2 RTDUNEGAI TREADING 8 – 15 TREADING DERATING*, GRADIENT, INDURATE*, URINATED* 16
3 HASGLIOSN SLASHING 16 – 23 SLASHING HASSLING*, LASHINGS, LASSOING, SHOALING*, SLOSHING* 24
4 100 8 1 3 4 10 → 509 509
(8 − 3) × 100 + 10 − 9
26 – 23 508


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5 TNRAGIDAR TRADING 33 – 30 TRADING ARRAIGN*, DARTING, GRANITA*, RADIANT, TARRING* 41
6 PTMIOVREH thermo ☓ 33 – 36 MOTIVE IMPROVE, MOITHER, MOTHIER*, VOMITER* 48
7 KRONUGEMA MONGER 39 – 42 MANGER GUNMAKER* 56
8 25 5 10 6 4 2 → 692 692 ☓ 39 – 49 694
(5 + 2) × 4 × 25 − 6

CV: 692 = (4 × 25 + 10 + 5) × 6 + 2

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9 bgiillnow* 39 – 59 BILLOWING
(7 seconds)
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