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Episode 3303

From Countdown

Episode 3303 was broadcast on 14 August 2002, as part of Series 48.

Danny Hamilton played Dominic Allen, with Danny Hamilton winning 94 – 79. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Danny Hamilton Score Dominic Allen Others Max.
1 MCRIAISNT STRAIN 0 – 7 MARTINS ACTINISM*, SCIMITAR* 8
2 HEGODURLS ROUGHED 7 – 14 HURDLES SHOULDER, SLOUGHED 16
3 AEOPVGDNR GROANED 14 – 21 PRONGED APRONED*, OPERAND, PADRONE*, PRANGED* 23
4 LIXADEMAC DECIMAL 21 – 28 DECIMAL CLIMAXED* 31
5 25 75 50 100 7 1 → 661 668
(100 − 1) × 7 − 25
26 – 28

Best: 661 = 100 × 7 − 75 × (25 + 1) ÷ 50

41
TTT PULLTOE Contaminate. POLLUTE
6 ROSUFECLG CLOSURE 33 – 35 GLUCOSE COLURES*, FOCUSER*, GOLFERS*, OURSELF*, REFOCUS*, REGULOS, SCOURGE* 48
7 INEPDARLT TRAINED 40 – 35 depliant ☓ DIPTERAL, DIPTERAN*, PANTILED*, TRAPLINE, TRIPLANE 56
8 NODISIMTA DOMAINS 47 – 42 DOMAINS SAINTDOM 64
9 HJSIENDGO JOSHING 54 – 49 JOSHING DINGOES*, JINGOES*, SHOEING* 71
10 50 1 10 2 10 6 → 229 54 – 56 230
(6 − 1) × 50 − (10 + 10)

CV: 229 = (50 − 6) × 10 ÷ 2 + 10 − 1

81
TTT CLAPHEY Inexpensive budgie. CHEAPLY
11 TPMREIITG PERMIT 60 – 62 PERMIT PERITI* 87
12 SOTEKUCMW COSTUME 67 – 69 COSTUME 94
13 OZRNLYVAE OVERLAY 74 – 69 NEARLY LAYOVER, VERONAL* 101
14 25 1 10 3 1 5 → 320 320
(25 + 5 + 1 + 1) × 10
84 – 79 320
(25 + 5 + 3 − 1) × 10


111
15 TICKLERON INTERLOCK
(12.5 seconds)
94 – 79 121