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Episode 2690

From Countdown

Episode 2690 was broadcast on 18 January 2000, as part of Series 42.

Olive Morgan played Terence Skuse, with Olive Morgan winning 59 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Roy Hudd, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Olive Morgan Score Terence Skuse Others Max.
1 NAYGEJLOF JANGLE 6 – 6 JANGLE GALJOEN* 7
2 BRTUAHGED BARGED 12 – 6 HEART DAUGHTER 15
3 LIWRXEBLO BOILER 18 – 12 BOILER BLOWIER, LOWLIER* 22
4 25 3 1 2 4 8 → 460 460
9 × 2 × 25 + 8 + 3 − 1
28 – 22 460
9 × 2 × 25 + 8 + 3 − 1


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SST FIREDEN REFINED
5 CATESNPAD DESCANT 35 – 22 DANCES PANDECTS 40
6 TINFEDSOS FONDEST 42 – 22 STONED DISSENT*, FITNESS*, FOISTED*, INFESTS*, NOSIEST*, SOFTENS*, SOFTIES* 47
7 TEVONUPSM VOTES 42 – 28 MOUNTS POSTMEN, SPUMONE* 54
8 100 3 8 9 3 7 → 137 138
100 + 7 × 3 + 9 + 8
49 – 28 135

CV: 137 = 100 + 3 × 9 + 7 + 3

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9 TRAMCHAIR MATRIARCH
(2.5 seconds)
59 – 28 74