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Episode 7912

From Countdown

Episode 7912 was broadcast on 12 December 2022, as part of Series 86.

Peter Burke played Chris Diamond, with Peter Burke winning 112 – 56. The Dictionary Corner guest was Vick Hope, who also stood in as lexicographer while Susie Dent was unwell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Burke Score Chris Diamond Others Max.
1 LSRUEOXIR LOUSIER 7 – 7 LORRIES LOURIES*, SURLIER* 7
2 TUDASETVA TASTED 13 – 13 STAVED STATUED 14
3 3 1 3 8 6 7 → 662 669
(3 − 1) × 8 × 6 × 7 − 3
18 – 13

RR: 661 = (3 + 8) × (7 + 3) × 6 + 1

21
TTT ROASTPIT They're very loyal to New England. PATRIOTS
4 LIQOCPAMI CLAMP 23 – 18 CLAIM PIMLICO* 28
5 RNSOEIMES SERMONS 30 – 25 MESSIER SERMONISE 46
6 50 8 1 9 6 2 → 729 729
(50 + 2) × (8 + 6) + 1
40 – 25


56
7 RLHUAIRUK RURAL 45 – 25 HAUL ALURK*, HAIKU*, HILAR*, KARRI*, KAURI*, KHULA*, RAHUI*, RAKHI*, RAULI*, URIAL* 61
8 RAPETOGSA PASTORAGE 63 – 25 POSTAGE 79
9 6 3 4 6 8 2 → 757 63 – 25

RR: 756 = (6 + 8) × (3 + 4 + 2) × 6

86
TTT TELEICON If you're lucky, you'll get one every five years. ELECTION
10 NECLOGMED CLONED 69 – 31 CLONED CLEOME*, CODMEN*, CONGEE*, DOGMEN*, DOLMEN*, DONGLE, ENCODE*, GENOME*, GOLDEN, LEGEND*, LEGMEN*, LONGED*, MONGED*, NEGOCE*, OMENED* 92
11 TNSAEIFUT FAINTEST 77 – 31 FASTEN 100
12 TALERIGYS REGALITY 85 – 39 REGALIST GREASILY* 108
13 NMTAOEHIR MORAINE 92 – 46 HAIRNET HOMARINE*, ROMANITE*, THERMION 116
14 75 9 10 10 4 6 → 297 297
75 × 4 − (10 − 6 − (10 − 9))
102 – 56 297
75 × 4 − (9 − 6)


126
15 CADEMICAL ACCLAIMED
(5.75 seconds)
112 – 56 136