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Episode 7936

From Countdown

Episode 7936 was broadcast on 20 January 2023, and was the Championship of Champions XVI grand final.

James Haughton played Ahmed Mohamed, with Ahmed Mohamed winning 99 – 96. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rick Edwards, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This was the first CoC final since 2003 where two series champions played against each other.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Haughton Score Ahmed Mohamed Others Max.
1 RSPSEOUEI ESPOUSER 8 – 8 ESPOUSER REPOUSSE* 8
2 WREANEDRM remander ☓ 8 – 16 WANDERER REWARMED* 16
3 25 50 100 75 2 9 → 642 643
(75 + 2) × 9 − 50
15 – 23 641
(75 − 100 ÷ 50 ÷ 2) × 9 − 25

RR: 642 = (50 × 25 + 100 − 75 + 9) ÷ 2

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TTT EVILREEL Wake up to an early morning horn. REVEILLE
4 VRAUBIGRA BRAVURA 22 – 23 arabi ☓ 33
5 NGPFIOATL FLOATING 30 – 31 FLOATING PLOATING* 41
6 25 6 4 4 7 3 → 171 171
25 × 7 − 4
40 – 41 171
25 × 7 − 4


51
7 CSTQEAEOE ACETOSE 47 – 48 ACETOSE COATEES 58
8 HTAEDASBI ABATISED 55 – 48 BASTIDE 66
9 25 100 75 50 1 1 → 288 290
((75 − 1 − 1) × 100 − 50) ÷ 25
62 – 48 292


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TTT NOTGLASS It's not glass, but it definitely helped with transparency. GLASNOST
10 RNEILASHT LATRINES 70 – 56 INHALERS ENTHRALS*, ENTRAILS*, HAIRNETS, INEARTHS*, RATLINES*, REINSTAL*, THERIANS*, TRENAILS* 81
11 NTWSEAUIT TAWNIEST 78 – 64 TAWNIEST 89
12 XGAIRULMS MURALS 78 – 71 MAGILUS URAMILS* 96
13 NJDRIEOEI REJOINED 86 – 79 REJOINED 104
14 25 7 4 3 9 1 → 644 644
(25 × 4 − (9 − 1)) × 7
96 – 89 644
(25 × 4 − (9 − 1)) × 7


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15 SUITLAPEL 96 – 99 PULSATILE
(1.5 seconds)
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