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Episode 7226

From Countdown

Episode 7226 was broadcast on 13 December 2019, and was the second quarter-final of Series 81.

Jamie Wing played Tom Silverlock, with Jamie Wing winning 121 – 78. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jamie Wing Score Tom Silverlock Others Max.
1 HLPOEATDI PETALOID 8 – 0 PLOATED 8
2 CSMPUAECO CAMPUS 14 – 6 ACCUSE MUCOSAE* 15
3 50 2 3 8 9 3 → 860 860
(50 × 8 + 9 × 3 + 3) × 2
24 – 6 859


25
TTT RAINSHARD It may be lashing down, but these people can give you a lashing down of the verbal kind. HARRIDANS
4 DQLSRIUEK SQUIRED 31 – 13 SQUIRED DUIKERS*, DUSKIER*, QUDLIKS*, QUIRKED, QUIRLED*, QUISLED*, QUISLER*, SKIRLED*, SULKIER* 32
5 SHFAOELIT FOLIATES 39 – 21 FOLIATES FLOATIES* 40
6 1 3 4 10 5 8 → 547 547
((3 + 4) × 10 − 1) × 8 − 5
49 – 21 550


50
7 NTYOARTCE ENACTOR 56 – 28 CATTERY ATTORNEY* 58
8 LMTPOIAUR IMPORT 62 – 34 MORTAL TROUPIAL 66
9 25 1 5 8 3 6 → 454 454
6 × 3 × 25 + 5 − 1
72 – 44 454
6 × 3 × 25 + 5 − 1


76
TTT TAZMANIAN This shrub sounds like it's describing a chap who can shift his food. MANZANITA
10 MGSROEIDA ROADIES 79 – 44 misgrade ☓ IDEOGRAMS 94
11 EINFEBNOV BOVINE 85 – 50 BOVINE BONNIE, IONENE* 100
12 DSATCRUOA AUTORADS 93 – 58 AUTOCARS 108
13 NTIOURESI ROUTINISE 111 – 58 ROUTINES 126
14 4 2 6 10 3 9 → 726 726
9 × 2 × 4 × 10 + 6
121 – 68 726
9 × 2 × 4 × 10 + 6


136
15 RUBLAPDOG 121 – 78 PLUGBOARD
(22.75 seconds)
146