Episode 3047

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Episode 3047 was broadcast on 11 July 2001, as part of Series 45.

John Rawnsley played Alexander Duncan, with John Rawnsley winning 41 – 21. The Dictionary Corner guest was Carol Barnes, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Rawnsley Score Alexander Duncan Others Max.
1 SDNWFUEAR REFUNDS 7 – 7 WANDERS ASUNDER*, DANSEUR*, SNAFUED*, SNARFED*, SUNWARD*, UNSAFER*, WARDENS 7
2 TLMIOEAPR TEMPORAL 15 – 7 PRIMATE EPILATOR*, PETIOLAR*, PROEMIAL* 15
3 HVNSGIEUA ANGUISH 22 – 14 SHAVING SHEAVING* 23
4 50 100 75 7 3 1 → 113 114
75 + 50 − (7 + 3 + 1)
29 – 14 111

Best: 113 = (75 + 3) ÷ (7 − 1) + 100

33
5 CWRTOEAXL recoat ☓ 29 – 14 extoral ☓ CROTALE*, EXACTOR* 40
6 DGYNLEIEO LONGED 35 – 14 leeding ☓ LEGIONED*, YODELING 48
7 RTAUISCQR SQUIRT 41 – 14 ACQUITS, CRATURS*, QUARTIC, TRICARS* 55
8 75 10 9 6 10 6 → 636 643 41 – 21 635
(75 − 10) × 10 − (6 + 9)

CV: 636 = (9 − 10 ÷ 10) × 75 + 6 × 6

65
9 GATHERDUD daughtered ☓
(10 seconds)
41 – 21
(25 seconds)
DRAUGHTED 75
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