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Episode S16

From Countdown

Episode S16 was broadcast 26 July 2004, as a special episode following the conclusion of England vs West Indies, and was a rematch of the Series 39 grand final.

Kate Ogilvie played Richard Saldanha, Kate Ogilvie won 92 – 83. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Saldanha Score Kate Ogilvie Others Max.
1 NHSIEERTO HORNIEST 8 – 0 SHINER HEROINES, ISOTHERE*, SEROTINE*, THEORIES*, THEORISE 8
2 RCMAIEFLO CALMER 8 – 7 RECLAIM ALIFORM*, CALORIE, CARIOLE*, CLAIMER*, COMFIER*, FEMORAL*, FLAMIER*, FOAMIER*, LOAMIER*, LORICAE*, MALEFIC*, MIRACLE 15
3 NRSAIEJTD STRAINED 16 – 15 STRAINED DETRAINS, RANDIEST 23
4 SNCAOUFRA ACORNS 22 – 21 FRANCS CORNUA*, CORNUS*, FAUNAS*, FRACAS, FURANS*, NARCOS*, RACONS* 29
5 3 1 4 1 9 5 → 257 253 22 – 28 255
((4 + 1 + 1) × 9 − 3) × 5

Best: 257 = (5 + 3) × 4 × (9 − 1) + 1

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TTT FUDMALT MUDFLAT
6 LDPTEIEOM IMPLODE 29 – 35 IMPLODE EMPTIED*, EPIDOTE*, EPITOME*, PETIOLE*, PILOTED 46
7 TBGAIASPE ABATES 35 – 35 gapiest ☓ BAPTISE 53
8 CSHOUAVGE CAGES 35 – 42 VOUCHES AVOUCHES*, GOUACHES* 61
9 NTSEIUNSR SUNNIEST 43 – 42 INSURES RUNNIEST*, STUNNERS 69
10 1 10 4 9 3 100 → 468 468
(100 + 10 + 9 − 3 + 1) × 4
53 – 52 468
(100 + 10 + 9 − 3 + 1) × 4


79
TTT SILITOE OILIEST
11 TLZAOENDR RELOAD 59 – 58 ZEALOT DELATOR*, LEOTARD, TALONED* 86
12 YRPOEIDLM IMPLODE 66 – 65 IMPLODE IMPLORED, IMPOLDER* 94
13 WCBEOASGT STOWAGE 73 – 72 STOWAGE BOSCAGE*, TOWAGES, WEBCAST* 101
14 5 1 6 9 8 100 → 250 250
(8 − 6) × 100 + (9 + 1) × 5
83 – 82 250
100 ÷ (8 − 6) × 5


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15 TRYSTENID 83 – 92 DENTISTRY
(14 seconds)
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