Episode 3559

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Episode 3559 was broadcast on 3 October 2003, as part of Series 50.

Jim Critchley played Philip Whitnall, with Philip Whitnall winning 84 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Griffiths, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jim Critchley Score Philip Whitnall Others Max.
1 EAUSTLOSR routless ☓ 0 – 8 SALUTERS SOULSTER* 8
2 GTEALKETM METTLE 6 – 14 METTLE GALETTE* 15
3 ZNUPCEMSA SPACE 11 – 14 acumens ☓ ENCAMPS 22
4 NFMUOABSE BEMOANS 18 – 21 SUNBEAM AMBONES*, UMBONES* 29
5 50 2 9 7 9 10 → 215 209 18 – 28 210
(9 − 7 + 2) × 50 + 10

CV: 215 = (50 − 10 − 9) × 7 − 2

39
TTT BENSACE ABSENCE
6 PRWOEIMNO POWER 23 – 33 WOMEN IONOMER*, MOONIER, PINWORM* 46
7 EAITDRGHN THREADING 41 – 51 THREADING 64
8 DXREIEFLI refilled ☓ 41 – 51 elixired ☓ DEFILER, FIELDER, REIFIED* 71
9 AECRDALQT CARTED 47 – 51 cardale ☓ CALDERA 78
10 25 7 3 5 10 1 → 719 718 ☓ 47 – 51

CV: 718 = (3 × 10 − 1) × 25 − 7
Best: 719 = ((25 − 3) × 7 − 10) × 5 − 1

88
TTT RELYBIT LIBERTY
11 IADSRCEDO coarsed ☓ 47 – 58 DISCARD IDOCRASE*, ROADSIDE* 96
12 HSVIOAPDI APHIDS 53 – 64 AVOIDS DOVISH*, HISPID*, POISHA* 102
13 SPGOERTSA POSTAGE 60 – 64 espargots ☓ ESPARTOS*, PORTAGES, POTAGERS*, PROTASES*, SEAPORTS 110
14 100 7 8 8 10 5 → 658 657 60 – 74 658
7 × 100 − 8 × 5 + 8 − 10


120
15 FINALNUZE 60 – 84 INFLUENZA
(2 seconds)
130
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