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Episode 8299

From Countdown

Episode 8299 was broadcast on 20 June 2024, as the first quarter-final of Series 89.

Arthur Page played Isabelle Heward, with Arthur Page winning 123 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was Greg Rusedski, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Portions of this episode were featured in the following day's episode of Celebrity Gogglebox.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Arthur Page Score Isabelle Heward Others Max.
1 TRDAEONGE RENEGADO 8 – 0 NEGATED DEROGATE, DRAGONET 8
2 LGCWAEANT WANTAGE 15 – 0 TANGLE AGLANCE*, CANALET* 15
3 75 100 25 50 9 1 → 124 124
75 + 50 − 1
25 – 10 124
100 + 25 − 1


25
TTT MADECASH He made cash by uploading his cycling videos which were filmed on these. HEADCAMS
4 RYSIEIHWS WISHERS 32 – 10 SHREWS SWISHIER 33
5 DSAEOVNGA DOGVANES 40 – 10 SANG 41
6 50 6 3 5 1 1 → 886 886
(50 − 1) × 6 × 3 + 5 − 1
50 – 10 890


51
7 UAILNRTOE URANOLITE 68 – 10 AILERON OUTLINEAR*, URANOTILE 69
8 SBZMUEART MATURES 75 – 10 murates ☓ MAZUTES*, MERBAUS*, STRUMAE* 76
9 75 100 10 1 4 7 → 750 750
10 × 75
85 – 20 750
75 × 10


86
TTT SOLDBAIT Before clickbait, they used to sell page bait. TABLOIDS
10 PRHEISODF PERIODS 92 – 20 FISHED SPHEROID 94
11 DUVLGAIMS MAGILUS 99 – 27 GLADIUS DUALISM, MAULVIS* 101
12 BLTNUOISG BUSTLING 107 – 35 BUSTLING BLOUSING, BOULTING*, TOUSLING* 109
13 EACDPCEUP CUPPED 113 – 41 CAPPED ACCEDE*, PEACED* 115
14 25 10 9 6 1 8 → 241 241
25 × 10 − 9
123 – 51 241
25 × 10 − 9


125
15 GOTLAYOUT autology ☓
(3.25 seconds)
123 – 51 TAUTOLOGY 135