Episode 3255

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Episode 3255 was broadcast on 22 May 2002, as part of Series 47.

Mike Pullin played Alan Sowter, with Mike Pullin winning 89 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Brooke-Taylor, and the lexicographer was Phiona Stanley.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mike Pullin Score Alan Sowter Others Max.
1 CRPMIAAEO EMPORIA 7 – 7 COMPARE CAPOEIRA* 8
2 GFANEODIT GODETIA 14 – 7 grafted ☓ DEFIANT, FAINTED*, TANGOED 15
3 SLCRPEUOR CORPSE 14 – 15 PROCURES COUPLERS 23
4 WTIEHGEFY WEIGHTY 21 – 22 WEIGHTY 30
5 75 25 50 100 2 9 → 983 984
(2 × 25 ÷ 50 + 100) × 9 + 75
28 – 22 977

Best: 983 = (50 × 9 + 100 ÷ 25) × 2 + 75

40
TTT SOWTERL TROWELS
6 LMAESTOIZ loamiest ☓ 28 – 22 loamiest ☓ SOLMIZATE* 58
7 RLVGIUEAN valueing ☓ 28 – 40 REVALUING 76
8 TGOICEDMD DEMOTIC 35 – 40 DICED DEMIGOD 83
9 PRTBSAUIE PIRATES 42 – 47 PASTURE BAPTISE*, BARITES*, BUSTIER*, PARTIES, PASTIER*, PERITUS*, PIASTRE*, PISTEUR*, PRATIES*, TRAIPSE*, UPBEATS*, UPRAISE*, UPRATES*, UPSTAIR* 90
10 75 1 10 8 5 2 → 338 339
(75 + 10) × 8 ÷ 2 − 1
49 – 47 336

CV: 338 = (75 + 10) × (5 − 1) − 2

100
TTT BUNMEAL ALBUMEN
11 KNMLEUAIE MENIAL 55 – 53 UNLIKE MANLIKE, UNALIKE 107
12 DRATIOPSO PAROTIDS 63 – 53 dispart ☓ PARODIST 115
13 RLDNVTAIO RATION 69 – 53 TRAIN DILATOR*, ORDINAL 122
14 50 5 1 2 7 7 → 370 370
(50 + 2) × 7 + 5 + 1
79 – 53 370 ☓


132
15 MENINPORT PROMINENT
(11.25 seconds)
89 – 53 142
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