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Episode M87

From Countdown

Episode M87 was broadcast from 26 November 1990 to 30 November 1990, as part of the Countdown Masters.

Stephen Mack played Richard Hooke, with Stephen Mack winning 98 – 36. The lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Mack Score Richard Hooke Others Max.
1 DSRSMAIAU RADIUS 6 – 0 samurais ☓ ARAMIDS*, DISARMS*, MARAUDS, SAMURAI, SARDIUS*, SUDARIA* 7
2 50 2 8 3 2 8 → 289 289
(8 − 2) × 50 − (8 + 3)
16 – 10 289
(8 − 2) × 50 − (8 + 3)


17
3 FURREDCAT FRACTURED
(3.5 seconds)
26 – 10 27
4 YHPDBIOAT PHOBIA 32 – 10 APHID TYPHOID* 34
5 75 50 8 3 2 7 → 140 140
75 + 50 + 8 + 7
42 – 20 140
75 + 50 + 8 + 7


44
6 INTERMUGS MUSTERING
(1.33 seconds)
52 – 20 54
7 OIALSNDRI DRAINS 58 – 20 radians ☓ ARIDISOL*, ORDINALS 62
8 5 4 1 2 1 7 → 815 58 – 20

CV: 480 Best: 560 = 7 × 5 × 4 × (2 + 1 + 1)

62
9 SPLITNOSE 58 – 30 POINTLESS
(23.5 seconds)
72
10 FYCTEOIDE DEFECT 64 – 36 DEFECT CODIFY*, DECEIT, DIOECY*, FOETID, TIEFED* 78
11 100 50 9 10 8 3 → 462 462
(50 − 3) × 10 − 8
74 – 36 462 ☓


88
12 bcegiinst* BISECTING
(2 seconds)
84 – 36 98
13 YFZMTOAER FORMATE 91 – 36 frater ☓ 105
14 100 25 7 9 10 1 → 372 375
(7 + 9 − 1) × 25
98 – 36 367

CV: 372 = (100 + 25 − 1) × (10 − 7)

115
15 PLOUGHDIN poluhding ☓
(28 seconds)
98 – 36 UPHOLDING 125