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Episode 6273

From Countdown

Episode 6273 was broadcast on 17 December 2015, and was the third quarter-final of Series 73.

Stephen Briggs played Judy Bursford, with Stephen Briggs winning 110 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Briggs Score Judy Bursford Others Max.
1 RLNEAISBR rinsable ☓ 0 – 0 barnies ☓ SNARLIER* 8
2 TPKOUETVI PUTTO 5 – 0 KEPI OUTVIE*, TIPTOE, UPVOTE* 14
3 100 1 3 5 2 1 → 671 671
(100 − 3 − 1) × (5 + 2) − 1
15 – 0


24
TTT WANTGIRL He's poring over dating websites; he wants to take a girl fishing. TRAWLING
4 MSTOEAHDI ATOMISED 23 – 0 DEATHS ETHMOIDS*, HEADMOST, MODISTAE* 32
5 MYSEAUFDT FASTED 29 – 0 FUSTY ADYTUM*, AMUSED*, DAYSET*, DEFATS*, ESTUFA*, FUMETS*, MASTED*, MATEYS*, MAYEST*, MEATUS*, MEDUSA*, MUSTAE*, MUSTED*, MUTASE*, SAFETY*, SAUTED*, STAYED*, STEADY, STEAMY*, TUMEFY* 38
6 50 9 8 6 7 5 → 896 896
(9 × 50 − (8 − 6)) × (7 − 5)
39 – 0 894


48
7 NWGOEACPS COWPEAS 46 – 7 WEAPONS COWAGES*, SNOWCAP* 55
8 JTROIAGDE TRIAGED 53 – 14 TRIAGED GODETIA*, GOITRED, GORDITA*, RATIOED* 62
9 50 4 7 9 10 8 → 272 272
4 × 50 + 9 × 8
63 – 24 272
4 × 50 + 9 × 8


72
TTT VINELILT Will this help keep the soldiers fortified? VITELLIN
10 SMLIOENTO EMOTIONS 71 – 32 MOONIEST LOONIEST*, MOLINETS*, MOONLETS, OILSTONE, SIMOLEON*, TOILSOME* 80
11 GQMAIURNE MARGIN 77 – 38 MARINE GERANIUM, QUAGMIRE 88
12 DFSOAIRBU FORBIDS 84 – 38 AIRBUS FIBROUS, RADIOUS*, SUBARID* 95
13 TNZEOEXRV REZONE 90 – 38 EVENT OVERNET* 102
14 50 100 9 7 7 5 → 741 741
100 × 7 + 50 − 9
100 – 48 741
100 × 7 + 50 − 9


112
15 ROADSPEED DESPERADO
(18.75 seconds)
110 – 48 122