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Episode 777

From Countdown

Episode 777 was broadcast on 15 July 1988, as part of Series 16.

Steve Williams played Margaret Baker, with Steve Williams winning 45 – 25. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barbara Taylor Bradford, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Williams Score Margaret Baker Others Max.
1 RYCOAULSO CAROLS 6 – 0 SCOUR COLOURS, COUROLS*, OSCULAR* 7
2 QEILSCOTA LOCATES 13 – 0 SOCIAL SOCIETAL 15
3 SRMOUEELN LEMONS/MELONS 19 – 6 MOUSER SOLEMNER* 23
4 25 5 2 10 5 8 → 872 875
((10 + 5) × 2 + 5) × 25
26 – 6

CV: 875 Best: 873 = (25 + 10) × 5 × 5 − 2

30
5 BTAERNSIY BANTERS 33 – 6 baiters ☓ BANISTER, BESTIARY*, SYBARITE* 38
6 NGMIEIALT IMAGINE 40 – 13 MAILING LIGAMENT* 46
7 FPAEOWDYD FADED 45 – 18 DOWDY PEDWAY*, YAWPED* 52
8 75 2 9 10 3 8 → 938 936 45 – 25 937
(75 + 3) × (2 + 10) + 9 − 8

CV: 938 = (10 + 3) × 75 − 8 ÷ 2 × 9

62
9 IRUMINATE 45 – 25 MINIATURE 72