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Episode 2717

From Countdown

Episode 2717 was broadcast on 24 February 2000, as part of Series 42.

Helen Wrigglesworth played Andy Brown, with Andy Brown winning 54 – 43. The Dictionary Corner guest was Penny Smith, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

This episode saw Helen Wrigglesworth return after a break of several weeks, having previously lost a match as the result of a misjudgement by Dictionary Corner in Episode 2682.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Helen Wrigglesworth Score Andy Brown Others Max.
1 FLHIEORDT HOLDER 0 – 7 FROTHED FLIRTED*, LITHOED*, LOFTIER, TREFOIL*, TRIFLED* 7
2 REDMASTUL DREAMS 6 – 7 malster ☓ AMULETS*, ARMLETS*, LUSTRED*, MATURED, MATURES*, MAULERS*, MEDLARS*, MULETAS*, MUSTARD, REMUDAS*, RUSTLED*, SALUTED, SALUTER*, SMARTED, STRUDEL*, STRUMAE* 14
3 SBCEAOWNI WINCES 12 – 13 CABINS COWBANES 22
4 100 3 5 5 9 6 → 908 908
9 × 100 + 5 + 3
22 – 23 908
9 × 100 + 5 + 3


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SST PEARPANT APPARENT
5 SREDMANOW WONDERS 29 – 30 WONDERS RANSOMED 40
6 RTPEIUGNO POUTING 36 – 37 POUTING ERUPTING, ERUPTION, REPUTING, ROUTEING* 48
7 SNAEVCANS VANES 36 – 44 CANVASS CANVASES 56
8 25 4 9 10 5 9 → 710 709
(9 + 9 + 10) × 25 + 4 + 5
43 – 44

Best: 710 = 9 × 5 × (25 − 9) − 10

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9 COMEDIANN 43 – 54 DOMINANCE
(11.5 seconds)
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