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Episode 3189

From Countdown

Episode 3189 was broadcast on 14 February 2002, as part of Series 47.

David Franks played Jillian Shorthose, with David Franks winning 99 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Roger McGough, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Franks Score Jillian Shorthose Others Max.
1 NTEDROILA RELIANT 7 – 7 LEOTARD DELATION*, DERATION, IDOLATER*, ORDINATE, ORIENTAL*, RATIONED*, RELATION*, TAILORED* 8
2 GCFUEEPMS FUSE 7 – 12 FUMES FESCUE* 14
3 TBOARSEDI BROADEST 15 – 20 BROADEST ASTEROID, TRIBADES 22
4 TLFEOINHA ELATION 22 – 20 INHALE ETHANOL*, FOLIATE, HOTLINE, INFLATE, TOENAIL* 29
5 7 2 10 8 7 2 → 169 169
8 × 2 × 10 + 7 + 2
32 – 30 169
8 × 2 × 10 + 7 + 2


39
TTT SEEJILL JELLIES
6 QVEROISMG GROVES 38 – 36 MOVERS VERISMO 46
7 TZDAECROL LOCATED 45 – 43 LOCATED CORDATE, CROTALE*, DELATOR*, LEOTARD*, REDCOAT 53
8 FNPUEISTX PUNIEST 52 – 50 PUNIEST PUNTIES*, UNFIXES* 60
9 MROSDAEBL RAMBLED 59 – 50 BROADS EARLDOMS* 68
10 25 8 10 7 1 9 → 470 470
(8 × 7 − 9) × 10
69 – 50 469


78
TTT CUPIDME PUMICED
11 GNIWTAESD SWEATING 77 – 58 SWEATING SEDATING, STEADING 86
12 MRCIOAKGE MIRAGE 83 – 64 MIRAGE CORKAGE*, GRIMACE 93
13 LPITAFHON PLINTH 89 – 64 PAINT HAPLONT* 100
14 100 1 4 4 9 1 → 995 995
(9 + 1) × 100 − 4 − 1
99 – 64 990


110
15 GILLIBENT 99 – 74 BILLETING
(2 seconds)
120