Episode 3485

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Episode 3485 was broadcast on 19 May 2003, as part of Series 49.

Martin Gardner played Richard Brooks, with Martin Gardner winning 101 – 64. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martin Gardner Score Richard Brooks Others Max.
1 SCTOEUNRE CONSTRUE 8 – 8 COUNTERS RECOUNTS, TROUNCES* 8
2 LYIDASENC CANDIES 15 – 15 CANDLES LYCAENIDS* 26
3 IOTLTJTAE TOILET 21 – 21 TOILET TATTLE, TITTLE 32
4 MLFIESIRX FLIMSIER 29 – 21 filmers ☓ 40
5 50 100 25 75 9 7 → 528 528
7 × 75 + 9 − (100 + 50) ÷ 25
39 – 21


50
TTT ANYHECK HACKNEY
6 BHAPOEGPN HANG 39 – 27 HAPPEN 56
7 MSHOEUGRO GROOMS 45 – 33 MOROSE GUMSHOE, MORGUES, SMOOGER*, SORGHUM* 63
8 WDETIMLAO DILATE 51 – 39 MALTED MIAOWED 70
9 IEPTGSSUZ TISSUE 57 – 45 TISSUE SPITZES*, UPSIZES* 77
10 50 7 1 5 6 3 → 921 921
(50 × 6 + 7) × 3
67 – 45 920


87
TTT RIDFLED FIDDLER
11 NNMAEIDKE MANNED 73 – 51 MANNED ADENINE*, MANKIND 94
12 MRAFOQURA ARMOUR 79 – 57 ARMOUR AURORA* 100
13 EOSTDRDUI EDITORS 86 – 64 STUDIED OUTRIDES, OUTSIDER, RUDDIEST*, STURDIED* 108
14 25 4 5 2 2 9 → 530 536
25 × 4 × 5 + 9 × 2 × 2
91 – 64

CV: 529/531 Best: 530 = ((25 + 2) × 4 − 2) × 5

118
15 NAYSIGNAL ANALYSING
(7.25 seconds)
101 – 64 128
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