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What's the correct construction?

Example sentence:

"I ate the goldfish," I would have confessed if those words wouldn't sound crazy.

"I ate the goldfish," I would have confessed if those words wouldn't have sounded crazy.

Which is the correct alternative and why?

Note: I checked Google and I think there's a third option: I would have confessed if those words didn't sound crazy.

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I would confess if those words wouldn't sound crazy.

I would confess if those words didn't sound crazy.

I would have confessed if those words wouldn't have sounded crazy.

I would have confessed if those words didn't sound crazy.

I would have confessed if those words had not sounded crazy.

These are all idiomatic.

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You are correct with the third option. It should be : I would have confessed if those words didn't sound crazy.

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