Welcome to Countdown!

  • The 9 letters below come from today's challenge word (i.e., a secret 9-letter word for ).
  • Use the letters to enter the longest word you can.
  • Your word must be 3 letters or longer and in our dictionary.
  • The TV version of COUNTDOWN lasts 30 seconds, but this game lasts 45 seconds.
    (30 seconds' thinking time and 15 seconds' typing time)
  • You can type only when the letters have turned to keys.
  • Good luck!
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.