Episode 3152

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Episode 3152 was broadcast on 25 December 2001, and was the Series 46 grand final.

Steve Sandalls played Ben Wilson, with Ben Wilson winning 84 – 75. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Clare Pemberton.

NOTE: The SANTASITS conundrum has two valid solutions – ASSISTANT and SATANISTS, which is listed without a capital letter. However the Contestant Guidelines say the conundrum will not end in a plural.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Sandalls Score Ben Wilson Others Max.
1 RTDIOUSNI ROUNDS 6 – 6 STUDIO IRONIST*, NITROUS, SORDINI*, TURIONS* 7
2 VAEOXMCGF FACE 10 – 10 GAME CAMEO, COMAE*, COXAE*, FOVEA*, OMEGA* 12
3 RSTEAUDLP UPDATES 17 – 17 PLASTER PASTURED*, PULSATED, SPLURTED* 20
4 FIETDUGHC GIFTED 23 – 23 FIDGET FITCHED* 27
5 50 25 100 75 10 7 → 373 375
50 × 7 + 25
30 – 30 375
50 × 7 + 25

CV: 373 = (10 − 7) × 100 + 75 − 50 ÷ 25

37
TTT RAWPUNS UNWRAPS
6 SOIREMLMB LIMBERS 37 – 37 SLIMMER EMBOLISM*, EMBROILS* 45
7 SNRSAIOLF FLORINS 44 – 44 FRISSON INSOFAR*, SAILORS 52
8 NAEPDILSN DENIALS 51 – 51 PLANNED ANNELIDS 60
9 WKTHOEAGQ TOWAGE 57 – 57 TOWAGE 66
10 3 9 6 10 5 2 → 789 57 – 67 789
(5 × 2 + 3) × 6 × 10 + 9


76
TTT LUTECRY CUTLERY
11 SNJIENBOP PONIES 57 – 74 BONNIES BENISON*, ENJOINS*, PENSION 83
12 CUAPMETVC ACCEPT 63 – 74 MACE CAECUM*, TEACUP 89
13 YGTIAERGD GYRATED 70 – 74 TAGGED GADGETRY 97
14 4 6 1 8 7 9 → 519 510
(6 × 8 + 7 − 4) × (9 + 1)
75 – 74 515 ☓

Best: 519 = ((8 + 4) × 7 + 1) × 6 + 9

107
15 SANTASITS 75 – 84 ASSISTANT
(3.25 seconds)
117
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