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Episode M61

From Countdown

Episode M61 was broadcast from 28 May 1990 to 1 June 1990, as part of Series 2 of the Countdown Masters.

Anthony Butcher played Russell Byers, with Russell Byers winning 91 – 89. The lexicographer was Della Thompson.

NOTE: The second conundrum had two valid solutions: CENSORING and RECONSIGN.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Anthony Butcher Score Russell Byers Others Max.
1 ????????? 8 8 – 8 8  ?
2  ? ? ? ? ? ? →  ??? ??? 18 – 18 ???


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3 ????????? ?????????
(? seconds)
28 – 18 ??
4 TRPOIIRME IMPORTER 36 – 26 IMPORTER REIMPORT*  ??
5 75 50 2 5 9 1 → 292 291
(5 − 1) × 75 − 9
43 – 33 291
(5 − 1) × 75 − 9

CV: 292 = (50 + 9) × 5 − (2 + 1)

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6 INNERCOGS 43 – 33 recognise ☓
(3 seconds)
CENSORING** ??
7 EIIHLDSGL HILLSIDE 51 – 33 GILLIES GHILLIES*, SIDEHILL*  ??
8 100 75 7 1 3 6 → 692 692
100 × 7 − (6 + 3 − 1)
61 – 43 692
100 × 7 + 1 − (6 + 3)


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9 BEGANRIDE
(4 seconds)
61 – 53 GABERDINE
(16.5 seconds)
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10 ????????? 5 66 – 58 5  ??
11 50 10 9 7 ? ? → 467 467
50 × 9 + 10 + 7
76 – 68 467
50 × 9 + 10 + 7


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12 ELECTNORA 76 – 68 TOLERANCE ???
13 AEAFLRTLD TALLER 82 – 74 TALLER FALDERAL* ???
14 50 75 7 3 1 2 → 504 503
(7 + 3) × 50 + 2 + 1
89 – 81 503
(7 + 3) × 50 + 2 + 1

CV: 504 = (75 − 3) × 7

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15 ALTARYELL 89 – 91 LATERALLY
(2.5 seconds)
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