Episode 3128

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Episode 3128 was broadcast on 21 November 2001, as part of Series 46.

Loz Sands played Ron Else, with Loz Sands winning 80 – 64. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Norman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, the conundrum was the word countdown.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Loz Sands Score Ron Else Others Max.
1 NOLCMIARE coalminer ☓ 0 – 0 comlier ☓ CORNMEAL*, LONICERA* 8
2 STBUAELNI UNSTABLE 8 – 8 UNSTABLE INSULATE, SUITABLE 16
3 PVGOUETDA POUTED 14 – 14 POUTED DEVOUT, DOTAGE*, OUTAGE, POTAGE*, UPDATE* 22
4 RSZIEMCAN REMAINS 21 – 14 mansize ☓ AMNESIC*, ARSENIC*, CARMINE, CINEMAS, CRAZIES, MARINES*, MINCERS*, SEMINAR* 29
5 100 50 75 25 1 5 → 595 597
(5 + 1) × 100 − 75 ÷ 25
28 – 21 597
(5 + 1) × 100 − 75 ÷ 25

CV: 595 = (100 − 1) × 5 + 75 + 25

39
TTT IRONALD ORDINAL
6 RTSDEOIKL STROKED 35 – 28 LOITERS EDITORS*, KELOIDS*, KIRTLES*, OLDSTER*, RODLETS*, SKIRLED*, SKIRTED, SOLDIER, SOLIDER*, SORTIED*, STEROID*, STORIED, TOILERS*, TRIODES* 46
7 GHAERSTAF FATHERS 42 – 35 FATHERS GATHERS 53
8 DBNOYEISR BINDERS 49 – 35 DOYENS BRYONIES* 61
9 LAETGDOUM GLOATED 56 – 35 MALTED MODULATE 69
10 50 3 6 5 7 1 → 717 715
(7 + 6 + 1) × 50 + 3 × 5
63 – 35 708

CV: 717 = (50 + 5) × (7 + 6) + 3 − 1

79
TTT AZABOOK BAZOOKA
11 PSVRIEAET REPEATS 63 – 43 PRIVATES 87
12 HWDLOIAER WILDER 63 – 50 WHIRLED DARIOLE*, RAWHIDE*, WHORLED* 94
13 YAOESTGIN STAYING 70 – 57 SEATING AGONIES, AGONISE, AGONIST*, ATONIES*, EASTING*, GENISTA*, INGESTA*, NOSEGAY, ONSTAGE*, TANGOES*, TEASING 101
14 100 10 2 9 4 6 → 675 675 ☓ 70 – 64 676
(9 − 2) × 100 − 6 × 4

CV: 675 = (100 + 10) × 6 + 9 + 4 + 2

111
15 DONUTWONC COUNTDOWN
(4.25 seconds)
80 – 64 121
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