Episode 3498

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Episode 3498 was broadcast on 10 June 2003, as part of Series 49.

Bob Wright played Patrick Vowles, with Patrick Vowles winning 89 – 79, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kathryn Apanowicz, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bob Wright Score Patrick Vowles Others Max.
1 TDCROEOKL CROOKED 7 – 7 CROOKED ROOTLED* 7
2 MSAITPODE MASTOID 14 – 14 PASTIME ATOMISED, DIOPTASE* 15
3 NGLAEQRBI BEARING 21 – 21 BEARING BLEARING 23
4 TSOADJMEU JOUSTED 28 – 28 JOUSTED 30
5 25 1 6 8 1 9 → 534 28 – 28

CV: 532 Best: 534 = ((9 − 1) × 8 + 25) × 6

40
TTT KELPRON PLONKER
6 HRNAELNIT THINNER 35 – 35 LANTERN INTERNAL 48
7 FSCEAPVOR COVERS 41 – 41 COVERS FORCEPS* 55
8 SWIDALNOR ORDINALS 49 – 41 ORDAINS 63
9 CTSUEGMIN MINUTES 56 – 41 MUSING MINUETS, NUTMEGS 70
10 75 9 4 8 5 2 → 727 718 56 – 48 729
5 × 2 × 75 − 9 − 4 − 8

CV: 727 = (75 + 8) × 9 − 4 × 5

80
TTT SHIVERD DERVISH
11 DRHYEATOS SHORTED 63 – 55 THREADS HYDRATES 88
12 ZEILPCEOR POLICE 69 – 61 PIERCE CREOLIZE* 96
13 SNTIEILMA LAMENTS 69 – 69 AILMENTS ALIENIST*, ALIMENTS*, LITANIES*, MANLIEST 104
14 25 4 3 6 1 2 → 121 121
25 × (3 + 2) − 4
79 – 79 121
25 × (6 − 1) − 4


114
15 SHAMEFOUR 79 – 79 FARMHOUSE 124
TB FEEDCIVET 79 – 89 DEFECTIVE
(2.5 seconds)
124
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