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Episode S8

From Countdown

Episode S8 was broadcast on 8 September 2003, as a special episode following the conclusion of England vs South Africa, and was a rematch of the grand final of Series 31.

David Acton played Kenneth Michie, with Kenneth Michie winning 104 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

This was Eadie's final appearance in front of the cameras to date.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Acton Score Kenneth Michie Others Max.
1 TIROHEPSA TROPHIES 8 – 0 HARPIES ATROPHIES 18
2 BCMIEOGLZ emblic ☓ 8 – 6 OBLIGE EMBOLIC 25
3 DARITENFA FAINTED 15 – 13 DEFIANT ARANEID*, DETRAIN, FAINTER*, RADIANT*, RADIATE*, TRAINED 32
4 SXNEUAMSO MOUSE 15 – 19 AMUSES NOSEMAS 39
5 50 5 1 9 5 10 → 211 211
(9 − 5) × 50 + 10 + 1
25 – 29 211
(9 − 5) × 50 + 10 + 1


49
TTT YOBAPLY PLAYBOY
6 RTLEIEGDP TRIPLED 32 – 36 REPLIED LEDGIER*, PERLITE*, PLEDGER, PLEDGET*, REPTILE 56
7 NOCELISIR SILICONE 40 – 36 ELISION ISOCLINE*, LICENSOR 64
8 MTDOAEGRL MORTAL 40 – 43 LEGATOR DELATOR*, EARLDOM, GLOATED, GLOATER*, LEOTARD* 71
9 NAKISEDTP PAINTED 47 – 50 PAINTED SNAKEPIT* 79
10 25 1 10 3 5 2 → 492 492
2 × 10 × 25 − 5 − 3
57 – 60 492
2 × 10 × 25 − 5 − 3


89
TTT ROBWINA RAINBOW
11 MACIGOTYR TRAGIC 63 – 66 TRAGIC TRIGAMY* 96
12 BNJAEULSH NEBULAS 70 – 66 UNABLE UNLEASH* 103
13 DOWETRNAS WORSTED 70 – 84 DOWNRATES DANEWORTS* 121
14 25 10 10 5 8 4 → 431 432 70 – 94 431
5 × 8 × 10 + 25 + 10 − 4


131
15 IRISHSEAN 70 – 104 HAIRINESS
(7 seconds)
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