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Episode 3368

From Countdown

Episode 3368 was broadcast on 21 November 2002, as part of Series 48.

Ian Courcoux played Joe Zubaidi, with Joe Zubaidi winning 80 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bob Bevan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian Courcoux Score Joe Zubaidi Others Max.
1 PCREIAGDT CAGIER 0 – 7 PREDICT DIPTERA*, PARETIC*, PARTIED*, PICRATE*, PIRATED 7
2 LNISMOWRA MORALS 6 – 13 SAILOR MALISON*, MANOIRS*, MARLINS*, MONIALS*, ORALISM 14
3 FLDEIONCV COILED 6 – 20 CONFIDE 21
4 TRASTEPNU PARENTS 13 – 27 PASTURE PATTERNS, TAUNTERS*, TRANSEPT*, UPSTATER* 29
5 6 7 2 3 10 50 → 381 381
(50 + 6) × 7 − (10 + 3 − 2)
23 – 27 382


39
TTT PROTEST He might wear platform shoes. SPOTTER
6 GDASIRZPO RIGS 23 – 33 RAPIDS AROIDS*, IZARDS*, DIAZOS*, PAGROS*, RADIOS, SPARID* 45
7 NLRAEANSI NAILERS 30 – 33 ARENAS AERIALS*, ALANINE*, ANNEALS*, ARSENAL, ENSNARL*, LANNERS*, LARNIES* 52
8 TSULCODIA AUDITS 36 – 33 CULTS CUSTODIAL 70
9 NHTEIOSDB HOISTED 43 – 40 HOISTED HEDONIST* 78
10 25 2 2 6 1 7 → 595 594
(2 + 2) × 6 × 25 − (7 − 1)
50 – 47 594
(2 + 2) × 6 × 25 − (7 − 1)

CV: 594 = (2 + 2) × 6 × 25 − (7 − 1)
Best: 595 = (25 × 6 × 2 + 1) × 2 − 7

88
TTT HUGWORT Struck while the iron was hot. WROUGHT
11 GRMEIEXTA MATIER 50 – 54 MEATIER EMIGRATE 96
12 LDESOFEPY ELOPED 56 – 54 DOLES DEPLOYS 103
13 RGVIAOMOH GROOM 56 – 60 VIRAGO MOHAIR*, VIGORO* 109
14 100 1 1 2 3 6 → 312 312
3 × 100 + 6 × 2
66 – 70 312
3 × 100 + 6 × 2


119
15 BATCADDIE 66 – 80 ABDICATED
(2.5 seconds)
129

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