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Episode 7531

From Countdown

Episode 7531 was broadcast on 16 June 2021, as part of Series 83.

Ant Brown played Steve Francom, with Steve Francom winning 76 – 55. The presenter was Nick Hewer, the Dictionary Corner guest was Rufus Hound, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ant Brown Score Steve Francom Others Max.
1 LSMUEEOTR SMELTER 0 – 8 MOLESTER MOULTERS, MOUSELET, REMOLEST*, RESOLUTE* 8
2 WTGIOEPLU POLITE 6 – 14 POLITE WIPEOUT 15
3 100 25 10 4 6 2 → 747 6 – 14

RR: 747 = (100 + 25) × 6 − (10 − 4) ÷ 2​

25
TTT SADSHANK The man fires his chef for ruining the curries. DHANSAKS
4 NISIRESDC RINSED 6 – 21 RESCIND DISCERNS*, INSIDERS, RESCINDS, SERICINS* 33
5 LGRAEATSD GRADES 6 – 28 LARGEST AGRESTAL*, ALGRADES*, DATALERS*, GRADATES 41
6 100 50 75 6 9 10 → 382 391 6 – 35 384
6 × 50 + 75 + 9​

RR: 382 = (75 × 50 + 100) ÷ 10 − (9​ − 6)

51
7 RMWIEANDT WARTIME 13 – 35 RAINED MINDWARE*, TERINDAM*, TIMEWARD* 59
8 EIPDABRPC CRAPPED 20 – 35 BRACED CARBIDE*, CRAPPIE*, DAPPIER, EPICARP*, PEDICAB*, PERACID*, PREPAID 66
9 25 100 1 5 10 2 → 650 650
(5 + 1) × 100 + 2 × 2​5
30 – 45 650
(5 + 1) × 100 + 2 × 2​5


76
TTT ENIDMORE Enid grew more assertive by the day, and would always do this. DOMINEER
10 NKTEUOBRO outbroken ☓ 30 – 51 BROKEN NETBOOK, OUTBORN*, TOKUNBO* 83
11 TDYIAESGE STAGED 36 – 57 STAGED AGISTED, EDGIEST*, GASEITY*, IDEATES*, SIDEAGE*, YEASTED* 90
12 MLSUEIJHL MULES 41 – 62 SLIME ILLUMES* 97
13 PSROEAGNE SPONGER 48 – 69 ORANGES PERSONAGE 115
14 25 100 75 1 8 4 → 455 457
4 × 100 + 75 − 25 + 8 − 1​
55 – 76 457
4 × 100 + 75 − 25 + 8 − 1​

RR: 454/456 Best: 454 = (100 + 1) × 4 + 75 − 25​

122
15 BURLYBEER 55 – 76 BLUEBERRY 132