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Episode 7768

From Countdown

Episode 7768 was broadcast on 24 May 2022, as part of Series 85.

Ian Shorthouse played Mark Sowery, with Ian Shorthouse winning 90 – 32. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Linda Papadopoulos, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian Shorthouse Score Mark Sowery Others Max.
1 PBIOTRASW BOAST 5 – 5 BOAST BOWSPRIT* 8
2 RMCDOEEAN ROMANCED 13 – 5 CREAMED 16
3 75 5 1 2 9 7 → 337 332 13 – 15 337
(75 − 9) × 5 + 7


26
TTT THATCASE Those cases belong to the ambassador's staff. ATTACHES
4 CRTGIAEUK RACKET 19 – 15 TRACK TRUCKAGE 34
5 SREENLIHA HERNIAS 26 – 15 SHRINE INHALERS, SHIRALEE* 42
6 75 1 7 6 2 10 → 657 658
(7 + 1) × 75 + 6 × 10 − 2
33 – 15

RR: 657 = (75 − 2) × (10 − 1)

52
7 GUYRIEPTO GROUPIE 40 – 22 POUTIER GOUTIER*, PIROGUE 59
8 FMNPIAUEH FAMINE 46 – 22 HEAP HAFNIUM 66
9 25 4 5 8 9 10 → 734 733
(5 × 4 + 9) × 25 + 8
53 – 22

RR: 733/735 Best: 734 = (25 × 8 − 9 − 5) × 4 − 10

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TTT SCOTCANT Scot can't wear these; they hurt his eyes. CONTACTS
10 RCSTEIEMO RECITES 60 – 22 MISTER COMERITS*, COTERIES*, ESOTERIC, METEORIC*, MORTICES*, MOTRICES*, ROMEITES*, TIRESOME 84
11 DOGLARSEL LODGERS 67 – 22 RESOLD ALLEGROS, RAGDOLLS* 92
12 DSGLIEERA DISAGREE 75 – 22 greeds ☓ REGALISED* 110
13 MPOEFNUDE POUND 80 – 22 foundee ☓ DEPONE*, DUMPEE*, FOEMEN*, FONDUE, MENUDO*, OMENED*, OPENED, PENDOM*, POUFED* 116
14 25 10 5 6 2 2 → 246 246
25 × 10 − 2 − 2
90 – 32 246
25 × 10 − (6 − 2)


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15 SEWSIDENT 90 – 32 WITNESSED 136