Episode 3436

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Episode 3436 was broadcast on 11 March 2003, and was the first semi-final of a special ladies' tournament that took place in Series 49.

Hilary Hopper played Liz Barber, with Hilary Hopper winning 45 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rick Wakeman, and the lexicographer was Alison Heard.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Hilary Hopper Score Liz Barber Others Max.
1 RBLKEAOSM RAMBLES 7 – 7 RAMBLES SMOKABLE 8
2 TBCUEDGID BUDGET 13 – 13 BUDGET BUDGIE, DEDUCT, DUCTED*, DUGITE*, GUIDED 14
3 RSWTEIESA waisters ☓ 13 – 21 SWEATERS SERIATES*, SWEATIER*, WAITRESS*, WEARIEST* 22
4 50 3 10 4 6 2 → 737 737
(50 + 2) × (10 + 4) + 6 + 3
23 – 21 736


32
TTT TENMICE CENTIME
5 LTMNEOIHN HOTLINE 30 – 28 MENTION MENTHOL 39
6 RTVAOTGIE VERTIGO 37 – 28 vigorate ☓ RAVIGOTTE* 57
7 CLRSAUIEN CARLINES 45 – 28 curlies ☓ AURICLES*, CISLUNAR*, LUNACIES 65
8 75 50 5 1 2 6 → 578 578 ☓ 45 – 35 577
(6 + 1) × 75 + 50 + 2

CV: 578 = (6 + 1) × 75 + 50 + 5 − 2

75
9 TINGLYTIE 45 – 35 intently ☓
(13.5 seconds)
GENTILITY 85
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