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Episode 3018

From Countdown

Episode 3018 was broadcast on 28 May 2001, as part of Series 44.

David Whiteman played David Foreman, with David Whiteman winning 51 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Simon Biagi, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The solution for Round 8 was given by Foreman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Whiteman Score David Foreman Others Max.
1 BGMTOEACE BEGAT 0 – 6 GAMETE ECOTAGE* 7
2 SNRIEWUDA WANDERS 7 – 13 WINDERS DENARIUS* 15
3 LVPTEIASR PRIVATES 15 – 21 PILASTER PREVAILS 23
4 50 10 3 4 1 5 → 391 391
(5 + 3) × 50 − (10 − 1)
25 – 21 392


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5 CYNEOIFGX FOXING 31 – 21 CONEY COXING*, OXYGEN 39
6 DTRLUEAPI PIRATED 38 – 21 prelude ☓ DIPTERAL, EPIDURAL* 47
7 QNSOELUMR SOLEMN 44 – 27 MORSEL MERLONS* 54
8 25 6 5 3 10 7 → 446 445
3 × 6 × 25 − 5
51 – 27 445 ☓

CV: 446 = (10 + 7) × 25 + 3 × 5 + 6

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9 WOLFNURSE 51 – 37 SUNFLOWER
(17 seconds)
74


External Links

  • Watch this episode on YouTube (part 1) (End of Round 6 - Round 8 only)