Episode 3091

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Episode 3091 was broadcast on 1 October 2001, as part of Series 46.

Ian McMenzie played Craig Bromfield, with Ian McMenzie winning 83 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lesley Graham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, Craig's nameplate could be observed at the end of a promo for the switch from the 9-round format to the initial 15-round format which aired two weeks earlier on Channel 4. [1]

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian McMenzie Score Craig Bromfield Others Max.
1 STNEAOJLD DONATES 7 – 7 DONATES DALTONS*, ETALONS, JOSTLED*, SANDLOT*, SLANTED*, TALONED* 7
2 RWGSIEADG WAGERS 7 – 14 DAGGERS DAGGIER*, DIGGERS*, EARWIGS*, SAGGIER*, SWAGGED*, SWAGGER, SWIGGED, SWIGGER* 14
3 LVRIECTOD DIRECT 13 – 14 cloved ☓ CORDITE*, CORTILE, DIVORCE*, EVICTOR*, VERDICT* 21
4 KSNUIRMAG MARKINGS 21 – 14 MASKING 29
5 100 4 7 10 2 7 → 191 191
2 × 100 − (10 − 7 ÷ 7)
31 – 24 191
(100 − 4) × 2 − 7 ÷ 7


39
TTT OUPSCOT OCTOPUS
6 CSTPEUARY CARPETS 38 – 31 PASTURE CAPTURES* 47
7 DLQEOESDA SADDLE 44 – 37 LEASED ADDLES*, EDDOES*, ELODEA*, LEADED*, LOADED*, SEALED 53
8 BTRIEUNMG BINGER 44 – 44 TRIBUNE BITUMEN*, TERBIUM*, TERMING*, TRUEING*, TURBINE* 60
9 LPBNEOART PORTABLE 52 – 44 PLANTER 68
10 25 10 10 4 5 4 → 560 52 – 44 550 ☓

CV: 560 = (25 + 4) × 5 × 4 − 10 − 10

78
TTT STCRAIG GASTRIC
11 ZDHIEORTC chordite ☓ 52 – 50 CHIDER CORDITE, DITCHER*, TORCHED* 85
12 FSVNIEARS FAIRNESS 60 – 50 SARNIES SANSERIF* 93
13 HTLYEOAPT HOTPLATE 68 – 50 aptlet ☓ 101
14 50 1 10 4 7 4 → 936 943
(10 + 4 + 4 + 1) × 50 − 7
73 – 55 943
(10 + 4 + 4 + 1) × 50 − 7

CV: 935 Best: 936 = ((50 + 10) × 4 + 1 − 7) × 4

111
15 VERDINOIS DIVERSION
(4.75 seconds)
83 – 55 121
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