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Episode 7782

From Countdown

Episode 7782 was broadcast on 13 June 2022, as the third quarter-final of Series 85.

Steve Hyde played Ronan Mackrory, with Steve Hyde winning 106 – 83. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jay Rayner, who also stood in as lexicographer while Susie Dent was self-isolating.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Hyde Score Ronan Mackrory Others Max.
1 FSDOOACLE FOOLED 6 – 0 offloads ☓7 SEAFOOD*, SOLACED 7
2 SHTSAUORE SHOUTERS 14 – 8 SHOUTERS AUTHORESS 25
3 75 5 5 2 9 6 → 705 705
5 × 2 × 75 − 9 × 5
24 – 18 705
75 × 9 + 6 × 5


35
TTT LETSTRAP He lets his trap run away with itself. PRATTLES
4 MSMTEIONG STEMMING 32 – 18 MOISTEN MEGISTON*, MITOGENS* 43
5 NRJEAATGL TANGLE 38 – 18 tangler ☓ AJANGLE*, ALATERN*, ALNAGER*, LAGENAR*, RANGALE*, TANAGER 50
6 50 25 2 9 6 3 → 797 797
(9 + 6) × 50 + 2 × 25 − 3
48 – 28 797
(25 − 9) × 50 − 3


60
7 SFDUEINKU FUNKED 54 – 28 sinked ☓ FUNDIES, INFUSED, UNFUSED* 67
8 DLSOCSOIE DISCLOSE 62 – 36 DISCLOSE 75
9 75 7 10 9 10 8 → 378 377
10 ÷ (10 − 8) × 75 + 9 − 7
69 – 36 376

RR: 378 = (75 − (10 + 10 + 9 − 8)) × 7

85
TTT TATMOVIE The man in the leotard could do this to you. MOTIVATE
10 WEDRYAIPT PIRATED 76 – 43 PARTIED PEDIATRY* 93
11 LNMIEERCB CLIMBER 83 – 50 CLIMBER NIMBLER, RECLIMB*, RECLINE*, REMICLE* 100
12 TAPERNSOT PROSTATE 91 – 58 PATTERNS ANTEPORTS*, PATENTORS* 118
13 NGPAUATDI UPDATING 99 – 66 UPDATING ADAPTING 126
14 10 1 4 7 3 2 → 764 768
10 × 7 × (4 × 3 − 1) − 2
106 – 73 768
10 × 7 × (4 × 3 − 1) − 2

RR: 764 = (7 × 3 × (10 − 1) + 2) × 4

136
15 HITINFACE 106 – 83 CHIEFTAIN
(21.5 seconds)
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