Episode 3488

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Episode 3488 was broadcast on 27 May 2003, as part of Series 49.

Martin Gardner played John Carpenter, with Martin Gardner winning 102 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martin Gardner Score John Carpenter Others Max.
1 NLTIEAUNP PETUNIA 7 – 0 PUNNET ANNULET*, NUPTIAL, PANTILE*, PINNATE*, PINNULE* 7
2 PTRIOOBMA ARMPIT 13 – 0 tambor ☓ TAPROOM 14
3 AILGCSPOE SPOILAGE 21 – 0 SPECIAL 22
4 VHTDUOIJE DEVOUT 27 – 6 DEVOUT HIDEOUT 29
5 50 100 25 75 8 1 → 460 455
((100 + 75) ÷ 25 + 50) × 8 − 1
34 – 6

CV: 459 Best: 460 = (75 + 50) × (100 − 8) ÷ 25

39
TTT TUNECAR CENTAUR
6 HRGISAESS GASSIER 41 – 13 GRASSES GASSERS*, GEISHAS, SASSIER* 46
7 WTSUOIECR SCOUTER 48 – 13 COURSE OUTCRIES 54
8 TDRAIAOMS ASTROID 55 – 20 MASTOID DIORAMAS*, MATADORS 62
9 UEMNLDGOE LOUNGED 62 – 27 LOUNGED EUGENOL* 69
10 25 10 9 7 5 10 → 933 62 – 27

CV: 933 = (10 × 10 + 25 + 9) × 7 − 5

79
TTT REDCHAP PARCHED
11 NTKIAIEQT INTAKE 68 – 27 TAKEN KAINITE* 86
12 NROEXDLOE LENDER 74 – 33 LENDER LOONED*, NOODLE, REDONE*, RONDEL* 92
13 EUCRFNMAI MANICURE 82 – 33 FURNACE FRANCIUM* 100
14 75 3 7 9 4 2 → 922 922
(9 + 3) × 75 + (7 + 4) × 2
92 – 33


110
15 PENGEDINX EXPENDING
(1.75 seconds)
102 – 33 120
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