Episode 3378

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Episode 3378 was broadcast on 5 December 2002, as part of Series 48.

Geoff Mills played Stan Grosvenor, with Geoff Mills winning 82 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Peter Baldwin, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Geoff Mills Score Stan Grosvenor Others Max.
1 PRWAAEONM WEAPON 6 – 0 AWARE MANPOWER* 8
2 RUCITALSE REALIST 6 – 8 RECITALS ARTICLES, AURICLES*, CURLIEST*, CURTAILS, RETICULA*, SURICATE*, UTRICLES* 16
3 DRNGIAOSL ADORING 13 – 15 ADORING DARLINGS*, LOADINGS*, ORDINALS* 24
4 DMBUIAPFE IMBUED 19 – 21 IMBUED BUMPED* 30
5 100 4 9 8 7 10 → 215 215
10 ÷ (9 − 4) × 100 + 8 + 7
29 – 21 214


40
TTT RICHSUN URCHINS
6 CTOAEHNDR COATED 35 – 21 ratched ☓ ANCHORED, CHORDATE*, NOTECARD* 48
7 TMKEUATGO outtake ☓ 35 – 25 GATE TAKEOUT* 55
8 NSJEIOPTR JOINTERS 43 – 25 POSTERN POINTERS, PROTEINS, REPOINTS* 63
9 CDSAEIFGT CAGIEST 50 – 25 FACETS AGISTED*, DACITES*, FIDGETS 70
10 50 6 9 4 2 1 → 919 918
(50 + 1) × 9 × 2
57 – 25 919 ☓

CV: 919 = (9 × 50 + 6 + 4) × 2 − 1

80
TTT HITSETC TITCHES
11 GMREAEQTB BERATE 63 – 25 boater ☓ BAREGE*, BARGEE*, BEAMER*, BEATER*, GAMETE*, MEAGRE, METAGE*, REBATE 86
12 LRYOUAHDS HARDLY 69 – 31 SHROUD HYDROUS* 93
13 PSNIOEMDL IMPLODES 77 – 39 IMPLODES 101
14 50 6 1 5 7 2 → 961 952
(6 + 5 + 7 + 1) × 50 + 2
82 – 39

CV: 960 Best: 961 = (50 ÷ 2 + 7) × 5 × 6 + 1

111
15 NICERHAND 82 – 39 HINDRANCE 121
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