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Episode 7772

From Countdown

Episode 7772 was broadcast on 30 May 2022, as part of Series 85.

Ian Shorthouse played Will Campion, with Will Campion winning 94 – 77. The Dictionary Corner guest was Robert Hardman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian Shorthouse Score Will Campion Others Max.
1 NESPCAUND PAUSED 0 – 7 SPANNED DUENNAS*, NUANCED, NUANCES*, SCANNED*, UNCASED*, UNPACED*, UPCASED* 7
2 BGNYEOITL OBEYING 7 – 14 BOLTING BELTING, BELYING*, BILTONG*, BIOGENY*, IGNOBLE, IGNOBLY*, LENTIGO*, YETLING* 14
3 25 9 8 3 4 10 → 149 150 7 – 24 149
(10 − 4) × 25 − (9 − 8)


24
TTT TRUELADY The lady was true to her husband and avoided this. ADULTERY
4 SJRNEIESA SARNIES 14 – 24 SNEERS ARNISES*, SEINERS* 31
5 LMTOOCKIL LOCK 18 – 28 LOOK MOLLICK*, MOLLOCK*, TIMOLOL* 38
6 50 10 4 9 1 2 → 678 676 18 – 35 677
(4 + 9) × (50 + 2) + 1

RR: 678 = (9 × 10 + 1) × 4 × 2 − 50

48
7 REOMSRATD SMARTER 25 – 42 SMARTED MORTARED, REARMOST*, ROADSTER, ROTAMERS* 56
8 SGRFUAOAG FROGS 30 – 47 FROGS SAGUARO* 63
9 25 75 3 4 9 2 → 853 853
(9 + 2) × 75 + 25 + 3
40 – 57 853
(75 − 25) × (2 × 4 + 9) + 3


73
TTT LATETURF I'll have a bet that you're in a state of excitement. AFLUTTER
10 TSNGIEUMA MANGIEST 48 – 65 STEAMING MEGAUNITS*, MINUTAGES* 91
11 TOEWNREAB BANTER 54 – 71 BOATER BANEWORT* 99
12 DHMPEEINA MEDIAN 60 – 77 DAMPEN HEADMEN*, MEHENDI, PEAIMEN*, PENAEID*, PINHEAD 106
13 RTORELIPL POLITER 67 – 84 POLITER PORTLIER 114
14 75 2 4 3 5 10 → 625 624 67 – 94 625
(75 + 3) × (10 − 2) + 5 − 4


124
15 STITCHTEE TETCHIEST
(11.25 seconds)
77 – 94 134