Episode 3089

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Episode 3089 was broadcast on 27 September 2001, as part of Series 46.

Ian McMenzie played Fergus Murray, with Ian McMenzie winning 106 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This game is notable as it is the first occurrence of a century in the 15-round era.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian McMenzie Score Fergus Murray Others Max.
1 BVMOIEPKL MOBILE 6 – 6 MOBILE EMBOLI* 6
2 RALTOMSIH MORTALS 13 – 13 MORTALS MAILSHOT*, MORALIST 14
3 DPEAJRITG PARTIED 20 – 20 PARTIED DIPTERA*, PIRATED 21
4 ZUNSEROTH HUNTERS 27 – 27 HUNTERS SOUTHERN 29
5 75 9 10 5 4 9 → 879 878 ☓ 27 – 34 880
(75 + 9 + 4) × 10

CV: 880 = (75 + 9 + 4) × 10
Best: 879 = (75 − 9) × (10 + 4) − 9 × 5

39
TTT OMURRAY ARMOURY
6 DALISEPCM MISPLACED 45 – 34 SCALPED 57
7 TOARYNEUD TOURNEY 52 – 34 counter ☓ DENTARY*, NATURED*, RONDEAU*, ROTUNDA*, UNRATED*, UNREADY* 64
8 FARTIGSEC FRIGATES 60 – 34 RACIEST AGRESTIC* 72
9 SRVOETLIS SOLVERS 67 – 41 SORTIES VERTISOLS* 90
10 50 25 100 75 7 9 → 723 721
(75 ÷ 25 + 100) × 7
74 – 48 725
7 × 100 + 25

CV: 725 = 7 × 100 + 25
Best: 723 = (100 + 50 ÷ 25) × 7 + 9

100
TTT COWHERD CHOWDER
11 GDNAERTAI TREADING 82 – 56 TREADING TRAGEDIAN* 118
12 GUSNENALO LOUNGES 89 – 63 LOUNGES ANGELUS*, GUENONS*, GUNNELS*, LANGUES*, LEGUANS* 125
13 SBNEILTAR rinsable ☓ 89 – 63 slantier ☓ BANISTER*, ENTRAILS, LATRINES, LIBRATES*, RATLINES*, TABLIERS*, TRENAILS* 133
14 50 2 1 6 9 4 → 858 855
(9 + 6 + 2) × 50 + 4 + 1
96 – 70 855
(9 + 6 + 2) × 50 + 4 + 1

CV: 858 = (2 × 50 − 4) × 9 − 6

143
15 AMOUSINUN UNANIMOUS
(9.5 seconds)
106 – 70 153
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