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Episode 6287

From Countdown

Episode 6287 was broadcast on 15 January 2016, and was the second quarter-final of Championship of Champions XIV.

Andy Platt played Dylan Taylor, with Dylan Taylor winning 127 – 125. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This episode is notable for two reasons: firstly, it featured a joint score of 252 points, the second-highest ever achieved in the new 15-round format as well as the third-highest full stop; additionally, Platt's losing score of 125 was the highest of all time, beating the prior record (jointly held by Matthew Shore and Chris Davies) by a full eight points.

This episode was repeated on 10 July 2020.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Platt Score Dylan Taylor Others Max.
1 CTRPIOIEA APORETIC 8 – 8 APORETIC OPERATIC*, PERIOTIC* 8
2 USNMEDASI UNMISSED 16 – 16 SIDESMAN ANIMUSES*, MEDUSANS*, UNMASSED* 16
3 50 75 100 25 8 8 → 866 866
(100 + 8) × 8 + 50 ÷ 25
26 – 26 866
(100 + 8) × 8 + 50 ÷ 25


26
TTT PRESSDON Keep pressing Don until he gives an answer. RESPONDS
4 OIRSELXRW WORRIES 33 – 33 WORRIES LORRIES, LOWRIES* 33
5 TNLBUUOAV BUTANOL 40 – 40 BUTANOL 40
6 2 9 8 3 3 4 → 143 143
9 × 8 × 2 − 3 ÷ 3
50 – 50 143
(9 + 4) × (8 + 3)


50
7 KDTCEAILG CITADEL 57 – 57 TACKLED ALGETIC*, CATLIKE*, DELTAIC*, DIALECT, EDICTAL*, LIGATED, TICKLED 57
8 EZPTIMEAS EMPTIES 64 – 64 PASTIME MAZIEST*, MESTIZA, SEPTIME*, STEAMIE* 64
9 75 25 50 100 6 4 → 942 942 ☓ 64 – 74 942
(100 + 50 + 4 + 75 ÷ 25) × 6


74
TTT ABLESOIL The soil makes it possible for these plants to grow. LOBELIAS
10 ETSUNDALE UNSEATED 72 – 82 UNSEATED UNSALTED, UNSEALED 82
11 TPRMOEOSR PROMOTERS 90 – 100 PROMOTERS PROTOMERS* 100
12 UEIFNLSDR URNFIELDS 108 – 100 DIREFUL 118
13 GDJTAOAEO GEODATA 115 – 107 GEODATA 125
14 25 9 8 7 1 4 → 391 391
(8 + 7 + 1) × 25 − 9
125 – 117 391
(8 + 7 + 1) × 25 − 9


135
15 MINUTEPUN 125 – 127 NEPTUNIUM
(0.75 seconds)
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