Due to persistent vandalism, account creation has been suspended. If you would like an account, please contact Charlie Reams on Apterous.

Episode 7409

From Countdown

Jump to: navigation, search

< Previous | Next >

Episode 7409 was broadcast on 14 December 2020, and was the third quarter-final of Series 82.

Leo Smith played Phil Hulme, with Leo Smith winning 91 – 80. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Leo Smith Score Phil Hulme Others Max.
1 EUOFNTSIR FORTUNES 8 – 8 FORTUNES NITREOUS*, REFOUNTS*, ROUTINES 8
2 LPNAHEGOK HALOGEN 15 – 15 HALOGEN 15
3 50 75 25 100 4 9 → 528 529
(9 − 50 ÷ 25) × 75 + 4
22 – 22 529
9 × 50 + 75 + 4​

RR: 528 = (75 − 9) × 50 ÷ 25 × 4

25
TTT COPTEETH Victoria had lunch with a small handbag. POCHETTE
4 DWBIVELAG VIABLE 28 – 28 GLAIVE BAILED*, BALDIE*, BAWLED, BEWAIL*, BILGED*, DIABLE*, GABLED*, VAILED*, WAILED*, WAIVED* 31
5 IUEFSNOCG CONFUSE 28 – 36 FOCUSING 39
6 10 7 4 7 5 5 → 480 480
(7 × 7 − 5 ÷ 5) × 10
38 – 46 480
(7 × 7 − 5 ÷ 5) × 10


49
7 AEOMYRSNA OARSMEN 45 – 53 MOANERS MOREANAS*, ROMNEYAS* 57
8 WPSILETAD STAPLED 52 – 60 STAPLED PEDALIST* 65
9 50 25 6 6 7 4 → 902 902
(25 − 7) × 50 + 6 − 4
62 – 60 903


75
TTT DICKBULL Avoid paying for the platypus, perhaps? DUCKBILL
10 MJROSENID JOINERS 69 – 67 JOINERS INDORSE, JOINDER, MERINOS*, MINDERS, MINORED*, MISDOER*, MISDONE*, MODERNS*, MOIDERS*, MORINES*, NIMRODS*, NORMIES*, REJOINS*, REMINDS*, RODNIES*, RODSMEN*, ROSINED* 82
11 HTBUEOGCM 69 – 73 BOUGHT COMETH*, HUMECT*, MOUCHE*, TOUCHE* 88
12 LPNATIXER TRIPLANE 77 – 73 EXPLAIN INTERLAP*, TRAPLINE* 96
13 UEASNQPOM MOPANES 84 – 80 POSAUNE OPAQUES*, PNEUMAS*, SPUMONE 103
14 10 1 4 9 9 3 → 582 584
(9 × 9 + 1) × (4 + 3) + 10
91 – 80 585

RR: 582 = ((1 + 9 + 9) × 10 + 4) × 3

113
15 HEGOTSEMI 91 – 80 gothemise ☓
(28 seconds)
EIGHTSOME 123
Personal tools