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Episode 2334

From Countdown

Episode 2334 was broadcast on 25 August 1998, as part of Series 39.

Vic Foster played Alan Brindley, with Vic Foster winning 59 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rachael Heyhoe-Flint, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Vic Foster Score Alan Brindley Others Max.
1 NCSOIABRI BRAINS 6 – 6 BRAINS ISOBARIC, ROBINIAS* 8
2 YCSEODJAZ DECOYS 12 – 6 CASED ZYDECOS 15
3 YSWEIULTT TITLES 18 – 12 TITLES STYLITE, TESTILY, WETSUIT* 22
4 100 1 5 8 2 3 → 470 470
5 × 100 + 3 × (8 + 2)
28 – 12 473


32
5 NFLEAGEMO FLAGON 34 – 18 FLANGE FLAGMEN*, GLEEMAN*, MELANGE 39
6 KNLIEAPRO PRALINE 41 – 18 APRON AILERON*, ALIENOR*, LANKIER*, OPALINE*, PLAINER*, PLONKER, PROLINE* 46
7 GDTIERAGN DERATING 49 – 18 DARTING GRADIENT, TREADING* 54
8 25 6 5 9 7 6 → 288 288
(6 + 6) × 25 − (7 + 5)
59 – 28 288
(6 + 5) × 25 + 7 + 6


64
9 EEZIFLIRT fertilizer ☓
(13 seconds)
59 – 38 FERTILIZE
(14 seconds)
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