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Episode 7724

From Countdown

Episode 7724 was broadcast on 23 March 2022, as part of Series 85.

Joel Pitt played Rob O'Halloran, with Joel Pitt winning 56 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: O'Halloran was not asked to spell his word in Round 4 and both homonyms are thus listed here.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Joel Pitt Score Rob O'Halloran Others Max.
1 TLCAENDES LANCES 0 – 7 SLANTED CLEANEST, CLEANSED, LANCETED*, LATENCES* 8
2 NIEFGRUMA MARGIN 6 – 7 fairing ☓ GERANIUM 16
3 25 100 6 5 10 7 → 496 496 ☓ 6 – 14 494
100 × 5 − 6

RR: 496 = 100 × 5 − (10 − 6)

26
TTT ULTRAFLY It's how Oliver's mate did his dodging. ARTFULLY
4 ENTSIMDWA STAIN 11 – 19 WAIST/WASTE MEDIANTS, METWANDS* 34
5 TRSEDABIR BRIDES 17 – 19 brides NWD ARBITERS, RAREBITS*, TRIBADES* 42
6 25 10 7 4 9 5 → 980 979
25 × 4 × 10 − (9 + 5 + 7)
24 – 19 983

RR: 980 = (9 + 5) × 7 × 10

52
7 GSEUTPAAL PALATES 31 – 19 PAGES PLATEAUS 60
8 ENHIRETPG hinter ☓ 31 – 24 PRINT NEPHRITE*, PETERING, PHENGITE*, PREHNITE*, TREPHINE* 68
9 50 25 4 7 9 6 → 251 250
(7 − 6 + 4) × 50
38 – 31 250
(9 − 4) × 50

RR: 251 = (9 − 4) × 50 + 7 − 6

78
TTT ABITSOON It's never too soon to eat these. BONIATOS
10 OSNESRGKI SINGER 44 – 31 snorks ☓5 GORINESS 86
11 FREUYDOEC CREED 49 – 31 duncer ☓ DEFORCE 93
12 IBHETSPOL SPOILT 49 – 38 HOSTILE HOPLITES, ISOPLETH* 101
13 WNASRIEMS SWANS 49 – 45 REMAINS MISANSWER 119
14 75 10 4 3 7 5 → 763 764
75 × 10 + 7 + 3 + 4
56 – 45 764 ☓

RR: 763 = (5 − 4 + 75) × 10 + 3

129
15 KHAKIELMS 56 – 55 MILKSHAKE
(3 seconds)
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