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Episode 7223

From Countdown

Episode 7223 was broadcast on 10 December 2019, as part of Series 81.

Luke Johnson-Davies played John Lawlor, with Luke Johnson-Davies winning 124 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Suzannah Lipscomb, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Luke Johnson-Davies Score John Lawlor Others Max.
1 CRMTEAIOL METRICAL 8 – 0 termoil ☓ LORICATE* 8
2 DUTEWILAD DILUTED 15 – 0 WILTED ADULTED*, AUDITED*, DILATED*, TWADDLE, TWIDDLE* 15
3 75 4 2 3 7 2 → 615 615
(75 × 2 + 2) × 4 + 7
25 – 0 619


25
TTT GLUEDITON If you get stuck on this, try thinking along certain lines. LONGITUDE
4 TOSIRUPAJ AIRPOTS 32 – 0 SPROUT PAROTIS*, PORTUIS*, PUJARIS*, SAUTOIR, UPSTAIR, UTOPIAS* 32
5 NRLRIEAOX RELAXION 40 – 0 area ☓ 40
6 25 9 10 4 2 8 → 897 897
(25 × 9 × 8 − (10 − 4)) ÷ 2
50 – 10 897
4 × 25 × 9 − (8 − 10 ÷ 2)


50
7 DKGSUIAOB DAIGOUS 57 – 10 BAGS 57
8 TEAROMSEF FEARSOME 65 – 10 streamer ☓ FOREMAST, FORMATES, FRAMESET* 65
9 25 10 8 2 9 7 → 220 220
25 × 8 + 10 × 2
75 – 20 220
(25 − (9 − (8 − 2))) × 10


75
TTT HIVEBORER It sounds like you've met the female previously, eating plants. HERBIVORE
10 NSRAUETPD TRANSUDE 83 – 20 DEPARTS UPSTANDER* 93
11 SCFGAUOAW FOCUS 88 – 20 COWS GOAFS* 98
12 DIREGRNOT ORDERING 96 – 28 ORDERING 106
13 RSNTEIEIS RESINITES 114 – 28 RESIST 124
14 75 8 9 8 7 4 → 930 928 ☓ 114 – 28

RR: 930 = (75 + 8) × (7 + 4) + 8 + 9

134
15 LUMPYSOOP POMPOUSLY
(1 second)
124 – 28 144