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Episode 7780

From Countdown

Episode 7780 was broadcast on 9 June 2022, as the first quarter-final of Series 85.

Dan Byrom played Craig Fawcett, with Dan Byrom winning 106 – 27. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jay Rayner, who also stood in as lexicographer while Susie Dent was self-isolating.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dan Byrom Score Craig Fawcett Others Max.
1 RDTGEEAUI GAITERED 8 – 0 8
2 ACMEIKDOT TACKED 14 – 6 MOCKED DEMOTIC 15
3 75 100 50 25 10 3 → 824 824
(10 − 50 ÷ 25) × (100 + 3)
24 – 6 825


25
TTT HOSELINK A hose isn't linked to this, but lots of water is. SINKHOLE
4 GIOLCUAPT CAPITOUL 32 – 6 CAPITOL UTOPICAL* 33
5 RMVDIAEAW WARMED 38 – 6 midwave ☓ MARAVEDI 41
6 75 25 6 10 10 9 → 373 374 ☓ 38 – 13 374
(9 + 6) × 25 − 10 ÷ 10

RR: 373 = (75 × 25 − 10) ÷ (9 + 6 − 10)

51
7 SRTXEAEES TEASERS 45 – 20 SEXTERS ESTERASE*, TESSERAE* 59
8 NLSDOAEIL NODALISE 53 – 20 SALLIED ADINOLES*, LESIONAL* 67
9 75 50 25 100 3 6 → 266 265
75 × 3 + 50 − 100 ÷ 25 − 6
60 – 20 266 ☓

RR: 266 = 50 ÷ 25 × 100 + 75 − 3 − 6

77
TTT MANTAMER It doesn't tame Man, it destroys it. ARMAMENT
10 HRNVUEOOM HEROUM 66 – 20 homerun ☓ HORMONE*, MOORHEN 84
11 TBDSEUOIO OUTSIDE 73 – 27 OUTSIDE BOODIES*, BOOSTED, BOOTIES*, DOOBIES*, OSTEOID*, OUBOETS*, OUTBIDS*, OUTDOES*, SUBEDIT*, TEDIOUS 91
12 RPFGAOIOA OPGAAF 79 – 27 AGORA AGROOF*, APORIA*, POORGA* 97
13 PMNCAOUIY COMPANY 86 – 27 PANIC CAMPION*, MANICOU*, PANICUM*, PYCNIUM* 104
14 100 2 4 9 8 2 → 556 556
(8 − 2) × 100 − (9 + 2) × 4
96 – 27


114
15 LAIRDSBUS DISBURSAL
(18.25 seconds)
106 – 27 124