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Episode 8300

From Countdown

Episode 8300 was broadcast on 21 June 2024, as the second quarter-final of Series 89.

Mark Finnerty played Jack Harvey, with Mark Finnerty winning 104 – 100. The Dictionary Corner guest was Greg Rusedski, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Finnerty Score Jack Harvey Others Max.
1 NTMUIETSR MINUTERS 8 – 8 MINUTERS MINUTEST*, MUNTRIES*, NUMERIST*, RUNTIEST*, RUNTIMES*, SMUTTIER, TERMINUS, UNMERITS* 8
2 OEOGVHFIW OGIVE 13 – 13 WEIGH WHOOF 13
3 10 3 9 7 1 7 → 201 201
3 × 7 × 10 − 9
23 – 23 201
(9 × 3 − 7) × 10 + 1


23
TTT ASKAGAIN In the Greek restaurant, you ask again for your starter. SAGANAKI
4 EATRLEMOC MORALE 29 – 29 RELATE ALCOMETER*, LATECOMER, MORCELATE* 41
5 SNFAEARJU FEARS 34 – 34 FEARS RANJAUS* 48
6 50 75 100 1 4 8 → 515 515
8 × 50 + 100 + 75 ÷ (4 + 1)
44 – 34 516


58
7 WNGLIEIRL rewilling ☓ 44 – 34 rewilling ☓ RILLING, WELLING*, WILLING 65
8 OEINSTDAT STATIONED 62 – 52 STATIONED ANTIDOTES 83
9 25 2 1 3 5 8 → 697 697
(8 + 5 + 1) × 2 × 25 − 3
72 – 62 697
(8 + 5 + 1) × 2 × 25 − 3


93
TTT DOLLRACE It sounds like the greens have been arrested. COLLARED
10 OIDREPATH DOITHER 79 – 69 PARTIED ATROPHIED* 111
11 VDPEAOAGC GAPED 79 – 75 PAGODA GOAVED*, PAVAGE* 117
12 EOERTPBUQ REQUOTE 86 – 75 POUTER 124
13 KNILSEIMS MILKINESS 104 – 93 MILKINESS 142
14 6 3 8 2 4 2 → 205 204 timed out 104 – 100 204
8 × 3 × 2 × 4 + 2 × 6

RR: 205 = (6 × 4 + 2) × 8 − 3

152
15 LISTENPET 104 – 100 plentiest ☓
(2.75 seconds)
PESTILENT 162