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Episode 7803

From Countdown

Episode 7803 was broadcast on 12 July 2022, as part of Series 86.

Edward Byrne played James Wright, with Edward Byrne winning 123 – 14. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Ryan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 8, Dictionary Corner did not mention that Wright's declaration of linears ☓ was invalid, though it was beaten by Byrne's word anyway.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Edward Byrne Score James Wright Others Max.
1 YTNAIUCSO AUCTIONS 8 – 0 CAUTION CAUTIONS 8
2 HIRHSEEIN SHINIER 15 – 0 rehires ☓ HEINIES*, HENRIES*, INHERES*, RESHINE* 15
3 50 75 100 25 6 4 → 883 882
(100 + 50 − 75 ÷ 25) × 6
22 – 0

RR: 883 = (75 × 6 + 4) × 100 ÷ 50 − 25

25
TTT CABBREAK It sounds like Rupert's returned without a saddle. BAREBACK
4 ROWLPAOEG PERGOLA 29 – 0 POOLER 32
5 KTBEIANCT BEATNIK 36 – 0 INTACT CABINET, NETBACK*, NICTATE*, TABETIC*, TETANIC* 39
6 75 7 5 6 10 1 → 234 234
6 ÷ (7 − 5) × 75 + 10 − 1
46 – 0 235


49
7 PGMEAOTFA POTAGE 52 – 0 AMPAGE*, MATAPO*, OPGAAF* 55
8 RDUNAILES LAUNDRIES 70 – 0 LINEARS wrongly allowed 73
9 75 6 7 1 8 1 → 250 249
(75 + 7 + 1) × (8 + 1 − 6)
77 – 0 246

RR: 250 = (7 × 8 − 6 + 75) × (1 + 1)

83
TTT APEXDOLE The man from Warsaw was shocked when sacked. POLEAXED
10 GAETUMDSD SMUDGED 84 – 0 GAMUTS ADUSTED*, MADDEST, MUTAGES* 90
11 WTDEEIMSU DEWIEST 91 – 7 DEWIEST TIMESED* 97
12 PSELCEOFA ESCALOPE 99 – 7 PLACES OPALESCE* 105
13 SVNOAEROG GOVERNS 106 – 14 GOVERNS GAVONES*, GROOVES*, ONAGERS*, ORANGES, OREGANO, OROGENS* 112
14 100 25 75 3 10 4 → 683 682
75 × 10 − 100 + 25 + 4 + 3
113 – 14 685

RR: 683 = (100 ÷ 25 + 4) × (75 + 10) + 3

122
15 SUETSTIFF STUFFIEST
(1.25 seconds)
123 – 14 132