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Episode 7829

From Countdown

Episode 7829 was broadcast on 17 August 2022, as part of Series 86.

Naz Islam played Glenn Baird, with Glenn Baird winning 83 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Naz Islam Score Glenn Baird Others Max.
1 KSDLAOAIN LOADS 5 – 5 LINKS ADALINS*, ANDISOL*, DAIKONS*, DOLINAS*, KALIANS*, LADINOS, ODALISK* 7
2 TUOGPESRO roguest ☓ 5 – 11 GROUPS GROUPSET, OUTGOERS*, PORTEOUS* 15
3 75 4 5 6 2 9 → 120 120
75 × 2 − 5 × 6
15 – 21 120
75 × 2 − 5 × 6


25
TTT MUGPOINT A bit of spirit in the forest, perhaps. GUMPTION
4 NEDLTAECA CANDLE 15 – 28 CLEANED LANCETED 33
5 VGNIUESPM PINGES 21 – 34 MUSING GUIMPES*, GUINEPS*, IMPUGNS, PUNGIES*, SPUMING*, SUMPING* 40
6 25 75 7 10 1 6 → 857 860 21 – 44 857
(10 + 1) × 75 + 25 + 7


50
7 NRDAOIESF FRIENDS 28 – 51 FRIENDS FIRENADOS* 68
8 GTUEARPIR pirater ☓ 28 – 51 rupture ☓ GRAPIER*, PARTIER*, RAPTURE 75
9 50 7 10 4 4 8 → 737 736 ☓ 28 – 58 732
(10 + 4) × 50 + 8 × 4

RR: 736/738 Best: 736 = 50 × (10 + 4) + 7 × 4 + 8

82
TTT ILUNGEIN I lunge into a big bowl of pasta. LINGUINE
10 NEOCBDARO cordone ☓ 28 – 64 BEACON ACORNED*, BACONER*, BANDORE*, BARCODE*, BRADOON, BROADEN*, BROCADE*, CARDOON*, CORDOBA*, CORONAE*, CROONED, DRACONE*, ONBOARD* 89
11 FRTEAUSWE SWEATER 35 – 71 FEASTER FEATURES 97
12 CLOSEANHI CHAINS 41 – 77 INCHES CHALONES*, CLEANISH, HELICONS* 105
13 SRWOUOEGN gooners ☓ 41 – 83 GROUSE ONEROUS*, ONSURGE*, OROGENS*, SURGEON* 112
14 75 50 7 4 1 2 → 691 695
7 × 2 × 50 − 4 − 1
48 – 83

RR: 691 = ((75 − 50) × 4 − 1) × 7 − 2

122
15 RAFTMOVIE FORMATIVE
(3.25 seconds)
58 – 83 132