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Episode 7537

From Countdown

Episode 7537 was broadcast on 24 June 2021, as the second semi-final of Series 83.

James Burley played Adam Latchford, with Adam Latchford winning 82 – 65. The presenter was Nick Hewer, the Dictionary Corner guest was Rufus Hound, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Burley Score Adam Latchford Others Max.
1 NPYWIOECE peonic ☓ 0 – 0 peonic ☓ PEICEN*, PIECEN*, PIECEY, PONCEY*, WICOPY*, WINCEY 6
2 RSSLUDAIO RADIOUS 7 – 7 SAILORS DULOSIS*, SARDIUS*, SOLIDUS* 13
3 75 3 1 9 3 9 → 357 7 – 17 357
(75 + 9 + 3) × (3 + 1) + 9


23
TTT BOBREADS Bob reads his new book all day; he simply can't put it down. ABSORBED
4 PDVMAIOTG ADMIT 7 – 23 MATIPO DIATOM, MOVIDA*, OPTIMA*, PIGDOM* 29
5 SKPEEUFNM FUMES 12 – 28 SPUNK MUSKEN*, NEUMES*, PENSUM*, UNMEEK 35
6 100 50 25 75 1 1 → 546 550 12 – 35 549
(75 − 50 + 1) × 25 − 100 − 1


42
7 HTLSOEORO HOOTERS 19 – 42 SHOOTER SLOOTHER* 50
8 PWTGRAUEL PLAGUE 25 – 48 GAWPER EARPLUG*, GRAUPEL, PLAGUER, TRAGULE* 57
9 4 6 2 10 9 5 → 215 215
(9 × 2 + 4) × 10 − 5
35 – 58 215
(9 + 6 + 4 + 2) × 10 + 5


67
TTT SLAPRATE They slap each other around at a good rate here. PALESTRA
10 DBSEUENTR underbets ☓ 35 – 58 underbets ☓ DENTURES*, SEDERUNT*, UNDERSET*, UNRESTED* 75
11 FTMNAIEIH HITMAN 41 – 64 FAMINE THIAMINE 83
12 ZMGCLAAUE MACULA 47 – 64 GAUZE MACULAE 90
13 BLSCOAIED COALISED 55 – 72 COALISED CABILDOS*, SOCIABLE 98
14 100 6 3 8 10 9 → 184 184
9 × 10 + 100 − 6
65 – 82 184
10 × 6 + 8 × 3 + 100


108
15 SATEDIBLE sibelated ☓
(18.5 seconds)
65 – 82 labiested ☓
(29.75 seconds)
TABLESIDE 118