Episode 3053

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Episode 3053 was broadcast on 24 July 2001, as part of Series 45.

Rita Bean played James Carey, with Rita Bean winning 50 – 23. The Dictionary Corner guest was Siân Lloyd, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

NOTE: Rita's declaration of TINGLER in round 7 should have been disallowed as it is not in the NODE, so the final score should have been 43 – 29.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rita Bean Score James Carey Others Max.
1 RYTIODSAE ROASTED 7 – 7 STEROID ASTEROID 8
2 NFUIEGLPB FUELING 14 – 7 BUNGLE FUNGIBLE* 16
3 CROAFSEKZ FORSAKE 21 – 7 fockers ☓ 23
4 1 4 7 3 7 5 → 135 135
(4 × 7 − 1) × 5
31 – 17 135
(4 × 7 − 1) × 5


33
5 NTYLIAEIV VANITY 37 – 17 ALIEN VENIALITY 51
6 CDMEUTNAS STANCE 43 – 23 STAMEN DECANTS, DESCANT*, DUSTMAN*, DUSTMEN*, NUTCASE, SANCTUM*, SCANTED*, TANDEMS*, UNCASED*, UNTAMED* 58
7 GRLOIECTN TINGLER** 50 – 23 CORING GERONTIC* 66
8 25 7 10 3 9 5 → 893 50 – 23 890 ☓

CV: 893 = (25 + 5) × 3 × 10 − 7

76
9 MINDTRIPE 50 – 23 IMPRINTED 86
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