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Episode 7228

From Countdown

Episode 7228 was broadcast on 17 December 2019, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 81.

Morgan Sauer played Andy Evans, with Morgan Sauer winning 78 – 77. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Morgan Sauer Score Andy Evans Others Max.
1 FRLEIONKA LANKIER 7 – 7 FLANKER AILERON, ALERION*, ALIENOR*, FANLIKE*, FLAKIER*, FOLKIER* 7
2 CSPUEIOMR COMPRISE 15 – 15 COMPRISE PEROSMIC*, PRECIOUS* 15
3 25 50 8 9 10 3 → 558 556 15 – 22 559
(8 + 3) × 50 + 9

RR: 558 = (50 + 25 − (10 + 3)) × 9

25
TTT IRATEARMS Forget about hot mince pies, think about a warm current. AIRSTREAM
4 STREAIBCU CURATES 22 – 22 curbiest ☓ RUBIATES*, SURICATE* 33
5 AERSYQOIR RAISER 28 – 28 SOARER AIRERS*, ARSIER*, OARERS*, ROARIE*, ROSARY, ROSERY*, ROSIER*, SIERRA* 39
6 100 6 5 4 7 6 → 932 931
(100 − 7) × (6 + 4) + 6 − 5
35 – 28 929

RR: 932 = (6 × 5 + 4 + 100) × 7 − 6

49
7 GSNAOUDFE FANGED 41 – 28 foundages ☓ ADENOUS*, AUGENDS*, DEFANGS*, DOUANES*, FONDUES, FUNGOES*, FUNGOSE*, GUANOED*, SNAFUED, SONDAGE* 56
8 VTSIAOUDL OUTSAIL 48 – 35 OUTSAIL DUALIST, OVULIST* 63
9 100 25 50 4 1 7 → 912 910
(100 + 50 − (25 − 4 − 1)) × 7
55 – 42 910
(100 + 25 + 4 + 1) × 7

RR: 912 = (50 + 7) × 4 × 100 ÷ 25

73
TTT FAIRCRIES This gardening tool sounds like a very frightening blaze. SCARIFIER
10 HTNIEIODL IODINE 61 – 48 HINTED EDITION, HOTLINE, LENTOID, LITHOED*, NEOLITH* 80
11 EAUWRCGOT COURAGE 68 – 55 COURAGE OUTGREW*, OUTRACE, OUTRAGE, OUTWEAR* 87
12 SMSEAOELD LASSOED 68 – 63 MOLASSED MODELESS* 95
13 SPAIORBAP PROPS 68 – 70 APORIAS PAPIROSA* 103
14 50 1 3 10 7 6 → 881 874 68 – 77 882
(50 − 1) × 6 × 3

RR: 881 = (50 × 3 − (10 − 7)) × 6 − 1

113
15 THEFRIDGE FREIGHTED
(15 seconds)
78 – 77 123