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Episode 3259

From Countdown

Episode 3259 was broadcast on 28 May 2002, as part of Series 47.

Alan Swift played Mary Duffy, with Alan Swift winning 110 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Norman, and the lexicographer was Kay Celtel.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Swift Score Mary Duffy Others Max.
1 TDUESIGLR GUILDERS 8 – 0 GLIDERS DILUTERS, LURIDEST*, SLUDGIER* 8
2 TNOHAEPXM PHAETON 15 – 0 PATEN APOTHEM*, PHANTOM, PHONATE 15
3 SEKTOINSC SECTIONS 23 – 8 SECTIONS SNICKETS* 23
4 PVUDELRUG GULPED 29 – 8 vulgur ☓ DRUPEL*, GULPER*, PUDEUR*, PURGED, PURLED* 29
5 1 9 8 2 8 6 → 818 816
9 × (8 + 1) × (8 + 2) + 6
36 – 8

Best: 818 = (9 + 8) × 8 × 6 + 2

39
TTT MARYDIP PYRAMID
6 FTOARMETN MATTER 42 – 8 formen ☓ MARTENOT* 47
7 RLDAEASFG GRADES 48 – 8 FARDELS*, GELADAS*, LAAGERS*, LAGARES*, REFLAGS* 54
8 CWRBIAETP PIRATE 54 – 8 PRICE PARETIC*, PICRATE, WIRETAP* 61
9 MNHOAILGI MAILING 61 – 15 MAILING HAILING, HALOING*, MOILING*, MONILIA* 68
10 25 6 2 9 1 10 → 275 275
(9 + 2) × 25
71 – 15


78
TTT UCRITIC CIRCUIT
11 SAJEDORCY COARSE 77 – 21 SCORED ADORES*, CADRES*, CEDARS*, CODERS*, CREDOS*, DECAYS*, DECOYS*, DESCRY*, DORJES*, OREADS*, ROSACE*, SACRED, SCARED, SOARED* 84
12 EOIMTSNEL MOISTEN 84 – 28 MOISTEN LIMESTONE, MILESTONE 102
13 IAEVDROSG GROVES 90 – 34 GRAVES AVOIDERS, VIRAGOES* 110
14 75 1 6 9 4 8 → 163 163
(75 + 6) × 8 ÷ 4 + 1
100 – 34


120
15 LIMPGRANT TRAMPLING
(14 seconds)
110 – 34 130