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Episode 7767

From Countdown

Episode 7767 was broadcast on 23 May 2022, as part of Series 85.

Ian Shorthouse played April Cronin, with Ian Shorthouse winning 87 – 84. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Linda Papadopoulos, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian Shorthouse Score April Cronin Others Max.
1 SULCIETRN CURLIEST 8 – 0 CLUSTER CUTLINES*, INSULTER*, LUSTRINE, NUTRICES*, RUSTICLE*, TUNICLES*, UTRICLES* 8
2 HTPNAIOOS 6 8 – 7 OPTIONS PHOTINOS* 16
3 75 8 5 4 9 1 → 184 184 ☓ 8 – 17 184
(9 + 8 + 75) × (5 − 4 + 1)


26
TTT DUNCEPAL The finishing position of an also-ran. UNPLACED
4 KSDLEIUGM GUIDES 14 – 23 MILKED DUELISM*, KLUDGES* 33
5 TYASNIAGR STRAYING 22 – 31 STRAYING GAYATRIS*, GRANITAS*, SANITARY, SATRANGI*, STINGRAY 41
6 75 6 5 10 7 8 → 948 948
(10 + 7 − 5) × 75 + 6 × 8
32 – 41 948
(75 × 10 ÷ 5 + 8) × 6


51
7 STDEENFAD FASTENED 40 – 41 DEFEATS 59
8 GRLTOEOBU TROUBLE 47 – 48 TROUBLE BLOOTER, BOOTLEG, BOTEROL*, OUTGOER* 66
9 75 10 6 8 2 3 → 914 914
(10 + 2) × 75 + 8 + 6
57 – 58 914
(6 × 75 + 10 − 3) × 2


76
TTT TIETRIAL Did they read a load of rubbish? LITERATI
10 MCRPAOAIH CHAIR 57 – 64 MOHAIR AMORPHIC* 84
11 NEWSIERFN REFINES 64 – 71 NEWSIER NERINES*, WIENERS*, WINNERS 91
12 BRTLOOEDA ABORTED 71 – 78 BLOOTER ODORABLE*, ROOTABLE* 99
13 PEOSNAPTJ ATONES 77 – 84 PATENS PANPOTS*, PENTOPS* 106
14 1 2 10 10 8 5 → 947 947
(10 × 10 + 5) × (8 + 1) + 2
87 – 84 948


116
15 BAREFEEET 87 – 84 BEEFEATER 126