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Episode 2459

From Countdown

Episode 2459 was broadcast on 16 February 1999, as part of Series 40.

David Andrew played Harry Hulme, with David Andrew winning 45 – 23. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gwen Taylor, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Andrew Score Harry Hulme Others Max.
1 DYEOTFAIL FLOATED 7 – 0 FAILED FOETIDLY*, FOLIATED 8
2 CMBEURSOI CRUMBS 13 – 0 crombies ☓ MICROBES 16
3 EAKGVTEAR RAVAGE 19 – 0 GRAVE AVERAGE 23
4 25 9 6 8 8 7 → 885 884
7 × (6 − 8 ÷ 8) × 25 + 9
26 – 0

Best: 885 = (8 × 7 + 9) × (8 + 6) − 25

33
SST ENWONDER RENOWNED
5 WNGOICQEN CONING 32 – 6 CONING COWING, OWNING, WIGEON* 39
6 RHTSAEOME HEATERS 39 – 13 MAESTRO THEOREMS 47
7 NDRAUXRIO AROUND 45 – 13 RADIO ARDOUR*, DIOXAN*, DURIAN*, INROAD*, ORDAIN 53
8 100 25 3 9 2 9 → 942 943 ☓ 45 – 13 943 ☓

CV: 942 = 9 × 100 + (3 × 25 + 9) ÷ 2

63
9 BRINGBOTH 45 – 23 THROBBING
(3.5 seconds)
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