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Episode 3339

From Countdown

Episode 3339 was broadcast on 11 October 2002, as part of Series 48.

Bryan Barnett played Mac Nulty, with Mac Nulty winning 89 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eric Knowles, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bryan Barnett Score Mac Nulty Others Max.
1 COSMILVAE OLIVES 0 – 8 VOCALISE CAMISOLE*, VOCALISM 8
2 TFRZOIAGT GRAFT 5 – 13 GROAT ZAFTIG*, ZOFTIG* 14
3 HDSEIPMAR PHRASED 5 – 21 SAMPHIRE MISHEARD, RAPHIDES*, SERAPHIM*, SHRIMPED* 22
4 JGROUQDET GROUTED 12 – 28 GROUTED TORQUED 29
5 75 6 6 4 1 10 → 446 446
75 × 6 − 4
22 – 38 446
75 × 6 − 4


39
TTT GTICARS There's some magic with butane, can you stomach it? GASTRIC
6 NPNLOEIRG ELOPING 29 – 45 ELOPING NEGRONI*, OPENING*, PIROGEN*, PONGIER*, PROLINE*, REPOING* 46
7 LSTAODENR RODENTS 36 – 52 ROASTED DELATORS*, LEOTARDS, LODESTAR, SOLANDER* 54
8 GNDAUWEBN BUNGED 42 – 58 GUNNED DUNNAGE*, UNWAGED 61
9 COFIPCEHN PINCH 47 – 63 PINCH CONCHIE, PHOCINE* 68
10 75 9 9 10 1 8 → 277 47 – 63

CV: 275 Best: 279 = (75 + 9 + 9) × (10 + 1 − 8)

75
TTT VOTEPRY Don't get caught in this trap. POVERTY
11 VASEMTMOT TOTEMS 53 – 69 OVATES STOMATE* 82
12 RLRUEADPT UPRATED 60 – 76 UPRATED LARRUPED, RAPTURED* 90
13 XISAKMIDA MAIDS 60 – 82 DAMASK 96
14 75 5 7 9 1 4 → 444 444 ☓ 60 – 89 443
(5 + 1) × 75 − 7

CV: 444 = (75 − 1) × (7 − (5 − 4))

106
15 NOTMEMARY MOMENTARY
(2.5 seconds)
70 – 89 116


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