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Episode 2678

From Countdown

Episode 2678 was broadcast on 31 December 1999, and was the grand final of Championship of Champions X.

Scott Mearns played Kate Ogilvie, with Scott Mearns winning 82 – 56. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

This was the last show of the 1990s decade.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Scott Mearns Score Kate Ogilvie Others Max.
1 SGAUTHARL LAUGHS 6 – 6 LAUGHS GASTRULA 8
2 DYNIANPOE OPINED 12 – 12 PINNED ANNOYED, ANODYNE 15
3 25 8 8 7 4 7 → 548 548
(7 + 7 + 8) × 25 − 8 ÷ 4
22 – 12 547


25
4 DIWGVAERS WAIVERS 29 – 19 WAIVERS ADVISER*, DWARVES*, EARWIGS*, GRAVIES*, VISAGED* 32
5 MBTOOYLAP TOMBOLA 36 – 19 TOMBOY 39
6 10 1 8 9 2 7 → 869 870
(9 × 8 + 2 × 7 + 1) × 10
43 – 19

CV: 869 = (8 × 9 − 10) × 2 × 7 + 1

49
7 MUDHUTLOO LOUDMOUTH
(1.25 seconds)
53 – 19 59
SST SCONEVER CONSERVE
8 CNKEIGSAP SACKING 53 – 27 SPEAKING CAPESKIN, ESCAPING, SPECKING* 67
9 RTROEIDTS distorter ☓ 53 – 34 ROTTERS TORRIDEST 85
10 3 1 2 8 9 7 → 407 408
((7 − 1) × 9 − 3) × 8
60 – 34 416

CV: 407 = (3 + 2) × 8 × (9 + 1) + 7

95
11 NFXEIMTEE MINT 64 – 38 TIME FEINT 100
12 CHDAUELNB LAUNCHED 72 – 46 LAUNCHED BLANCHED 108
13 100 9 1 3 1 2 → 453 453
(3 + 2) × (100 − 9) − (1 + 1)
82 – 56 453
(3 + 2) × (100 − 9) − (1 + 1)


118
14 UGREATONE 82 – 56 ENTOURAGE 128


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