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Episode 7722

From Countdown

Episode 7722 was broadcast on 21 March 2022, as part of Series 85.

Steve Hyde played Tom Grundy, with Steve Hyde winning 121 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Hyde Score Tom Grundy Others Max.
1 LDRAUANGU ANGULAR 7 – 0 GUARD ARUGULA*, AUGURAL*, GARLAND*, GRADUAL, UNGUARD* 7
2 SDCOEISEA DIOCESES 15 – 8 DIOCESES 15
3 75 5 7 1 3 6 → 604 604
(7 + 1) × 75 + 6 − 5 + 3
25 – 18 604
(7 + 1) × 75 + 6 − (5 − 3)


25
TTT WHEREDOG Where's the dog? It'll be sniffing around in here. HEDGEROW
4 TVPOOIRED PROVIDE 32 – 25 PIVOTED PIROOTED* 33
5 NSYIEABST BASINETS 40 – 25 STAINS BASSINET 41
6 75 4 1 7 9 5 → 819 819
(7 + 4) × 75 − 5 − 1
50 – 25 816


51
7 MSFIOARLU FAMOUS 56 – 31 FLORAS AROLIUMS*, FORMULAS, SOLARIUM* 59
8 WTPEEINAO WEAPON 62 – 31 aponite ☓ PEINETA* 66
9 7 6 3 9 8 5 → 144 144
(9 + 3) × (7 + 5)
72 – 41 144
(9 + 3) × (7 + 5)


76
TTT PAMHANTS Pam may be in Hampshire, but you'll find this in "ghoul". PHANTASM
10 SRCOEATEA CREATES 79 – 48 CREATES ACATERS*, ACEROSE*, ACETOSE*, AERATES*, CASEATE*, COASTER*, COATEES*, ECORATS*, OCREATE*, OCTERES*, OSTRACA*, RASCETA*, RECOATS*, ROSACEA*, ROSEATE 83
11 PTNEUAVRG PUNTER 85 – 48 prunage ☓ GAUNTER*, NEATRUP*, PARVENU*, TREPANG*, UNGRAVE, VAUNTER 90
12 LFTOEOSIG GOOFIEST 93 – 48 EGOIST 98
13 HRTMOEIRW WORTHIER 101 – 48 THROWER 106
14 5 4 7 3 9 1 → 239 239
(9 + 3) × 4 × 5 − 1
111 – 58 239
(9 × 7 − 3) × 4 − 1


116
15 SIZEGETIT ZEITGEIST
(4 seconds)
121 – 58 126