Episode 3385

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Episode 3385 was broadcast on 16 December 2002, and was the third quarter-final of Series 48.

George Greenhough played Joe Zubaidi, with Joe Zubaidi winning 94 – 86. The Dictionary Corner guest was Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection George Greenhough Score Joe Zubaidi Others Max.
1 DTROEISNL ORIENTS 7 – 7 LOITERS TENDRILS 8
2 PMAGRISCE CAMPERS 7 – 15 GRIMACES EPIGRAMS*, GRAMPIES* 16
3 TXHOUIRFC FOURTH 13 – 21 FOURTH FUTHORC* 23
4 MSABLETOP POTABLE 20 – 28 POTABLE AMPLEST*, APOSTLE*, BOATELS*, MALOPES*, MALTOSE*, OBLATES 30
5 25 8 4 4 10 3 → 245 245
25 × 10 − (8 − 3)
30 – 38 245
25 × 10 − (4 + 4 − 3)


40
TTT FINCODE CONFIDE
6 ZDANGIJEW DAZING 36 – 44 WINGED WINDAGE 47
7 OIORTDULS RIOTOUS 43 – 44 outslid ☓ DUSTOOR*, OUTSOLD, TOROIDS 54
8 NMASEPRIY REMAINS 50 – 51 REMAINS SEMINARY 62
9 TLGVAOAIE VIOLATE 57 – 58 VOLTAGE OTALGIA* 69
10 50 6 8 5 3 4 → 878 880
3 × 6 × 50 − 5 × 4
64 – 65 880
3 × 6 × 50 − 5 × 4

CV: 878 = (3 × 50 − 5) × 6 + 8

79
TTT COPKOPS POPSOCK
11 NSHDOAEMI ADMONISH 72 – 65 SHAMED ADHESION*, DOMAINES, HANDSOME, HEDONISM* 87
12 RTACGUFOE OUTRAGE 79 – 72 OUTFACE COURAGE, FACTURE*, FOREGUT*, FURCATE*, OUTRACE* 94
13 SRBLIEOET BLISTER 86 – 79 LOITERS BELTERS*, BOILERS, BOLETES*, BOLSTER, BOLTERS*, BRISTLE*, ESTOILE*, LEISTER*, LIBEROS*, LOBSTER*, LOERIES*, OBELISE*, STERILE*, TOILERS*, TREBLES 101
14 25 1 3 9 2 7 → 991 86 – 84 981
(7 + 2 + (3 + 1) × 25) × 9

CV: 991 = (7 + 1) × (3 + 2) × 25 − 9

111
15 TUMBOURNE 86 – 94 OUTNUMBER
(26.75 seconds)
121
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