Episode 3371

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Episode 3371 was broadcast on 26 November 2002, as part of Series 48.

Joe Zubaidi played Michael Duhig, with Joe Zubaidi winning 89 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Brooke-Taylor, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Joe Zubaidi Score Michael Duhig Others Max.
1 DPACETUNA UPDATE 6 – 6 UPDATE CAUDATE*, PANDECT, PUNCTAE* 7
2 SEILNTEOR LOITERS 13 – 6 ENLISTER*, ENTRESOL*, LISTENER, SEROTINE* 15
3 LXOBESIDT BOLDEST 20 – 6 BOILED BOLIDES*, BOXIEST 22
4 REUFSWAIN WAFERS 26 – 12 WAFERS INFUSER, UNSAFER* 29
5 25 9 4 2 6 5 → 889 889
4 × 9 × 25 − 6 − 5
36 – 22 889
4 × 9 × 25 − 6 − 5


39
TTT SUBHALF BASHFUL
6 RLTOAIUHG TAILOR 42 – 28 TAILOR ALRIGHT 46
7 NCOSTELAE LOCATES 49 – 35 LANCETS CLEANEST, LACTONES*, NOTECASE* 54
8 DMOICOASU cosmoid ☓ 49 – 41 ODIOUS AMICUS*, DUOMOS*, MOSAIC*, MUCOID, MUCOSA*, MUSCID*, SODIUM 60
9 RPITENAYD PRINTED 56 – 48 PAINTER DIPTERAN, PEDANTRY* 68
10 50 9 7 4 2 10 → 640 640
(7 × 2 + 50) × 10
66 – 48 637


78
TTT MORELIP IMPLORE
11 LMEKOSTIL MILKS 66 – 54 MOLEST MELILOTS* 86
12 RAAZPEFGI GRAZE 71 – 59 GRAPE AFIRE*, AGAPE*, FERIA*, GAPER*, GAZER*, GRIEF*, GRIPE*, PAGER, PAGRI*, PARGE*, PRIZE*, ZAIRE* 91
13 CMORADSIE COMRADES 79 – 67 COMRADES IDOCRASE*, MERCADOS* 99
14 75 9 5 7 6 10 → 859 854 79 – 74 860
(75 + 5 + 6) × 10

Best: 859 = (75 + 7) × 10 + 6 × 5 + 9

109
15 BIGINSECT BISECTING
(2 seconds)
89 – 74 119
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