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Episode 7716

From Countdown

Episode 7716 was broadcast on 11 March 2022, as part of Series 85.

Steve Hyde played Ben Keysell, with Steve Hyde winning 100 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Ellis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Hyde Score Ben Keysell Others Max.
1 YCTEAIGPS CAGIEST 7 – 0 PASTIE ASEPTIC*, GASEITY*, PACIEST, PAGETIC*, SPICATE* 7
2 NFSDAUTAO ASTOUND 14 – 0 STAND FONDUTAS* 15
3 50 7 5 1 6 2 → 160 161
(2 + 1) × 50 + 5 + 6
21 – 0 162

AMI: 160 = (6 × 5 + 50) × 2

25
TTT ONECRISP Plot to steal the church tower, perhaps. CONSPIRE
4 WLMGOISED GOLDIES 28 – 7 GOLDIES GOWLDIES*, MISLODGE 33
5 RGNEOITGV revoting ☓ 28 – 7 revoting ☓ GENITOR*, GOINTER*, TRIGONE*, VERGING*, VERTIGO, VETOING* 40
6 75 50 2 1 5 2 → 985 975
(5 × 2 + 2 + 1) × 75
33 – 7

AMI: 985 = (75 × 2 + 50 − 2 − 1) × 5

50
7 CNRSAIOOE SCENARIO 41 – 7 CARNIES 58
8 LCMTAEAEN MANATEE 48 – 14 CLEMENT ALATEEN*, AMENTAL*, CANALET*, CATENAE*, CLAMANT*, EMANATE*, LATENCE*, MALEATE*, MANACLE, MANTEEL*, MELAENA* 65
9 75 6 7 8 5 5 → 439 439
(75 − (8 − 7)) × 6 − 5
58 – 24 439
6 × 75 − (5 + 5 + 8 − 7)


75
TTT AMENTION To do this, you'll have to give someone's name a mention. NOMINATE
10 PRQTIULOE QUILTER 65 – 31 POUTIER OUTLIER*, PETROIL*, PLOUTER*, POITREL*, POLITER*, POULTER*, QUOILER*, QUOITER* 82
11 DNBIAIATO abation ☓ 65 – 38 BANDITO ADIATION* 90
12 NSMTEAKIF MISTAKEN 73 – 46 MANKIEST MANIFEST* 98
13 TLREOISWR WRITERS 80 – 53 WORRIES TWIRLERS* 106
14 75 100 2 5 10 7 → 865 865
(75 + 2) × 10 + 100 − 5
90 – 53 864


116
15 WITHGRANT THWARTING
(3.5 seconds)
100 – 53 126