Episode 3579

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Episode 3579 was broadcast on 31 October 2003, as part of Series 50.

Stuart Solomons played Sue Hearn, with Stuart Solomons winning 117 – 25. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lesley Garrett, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The conundrum TREECABLE had two valid answers: CELEBRATE and ERECTABLE.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stuart Solomons Score Sue Hearn Others Max.
1 DBFSEOILA DISABLE 7 – 0 BLADES ALBEDOS*, BALDIES, BOLIDES*, FOIBLES, OBELIAS* 7
2 WMIECTUOS CUTIES 13 – 6 CUTIES COSTUME, TIMEOUS* 14
3 RNTADIEGC REDACTING 31 – 6 CREATING 32
4 SPHAEODRE REPOSED 38 – 6 SHAPED EPHEDRAS*, RESHAPED, RHAPSODE*, SOREHEAD* 40
5 100 7 4 5 6 8 → 285 285
(100 − 5) × (7 − 4)
48 – 6 283


50
TTT OKCOSIE COOKIES
6 MZAOUNLER NUMERAL 55 – 6 ZONULE ALMONER, ENAMOUR*, MORULAE*, NEUROMA*, UNMORAL* 57
7 QAISREPCO COPIERS 62 – 13 COPIERS PICAROS*, PROSAIC, SCORIAE*, SCRAPIE*, SOAPIER, SPACIER* 64
8 EAEDVTGAM DAMAGE 68 – 19 TEAMED GAMETE, METAGE* 70
9 DLSEAINTR ISLANDER 76 – 19 DETAINS DETRAINS, ENTRAILS, LANDTIES*, LATRINES*, RANDIEST*, RATLINES*, STRAINED*, TENDRILS*, TRENAILS* 78
10 50 6 3 7 7 2 → 423 423
(50 − 3) × (7 + 2)
86 – 19


88
TTT LIPTREE REPTILE
11 SLHEUOXIJ JOULES 92 – 25 JOULES ISOHEL* 94
12 PABETMORI PRIMATE 99 – 25 IMPORT BROMATE*, EMPORIA, PROBATE 101
13 NEADEFRCT DECANTER 107 – 25 CREATED CANTERED*, CRENATED*, RECANTED* 109
14 50 2 4 4 1 3 → 776 776
(4 + 1) × 3 × (50 + 2) − 4
117 – 25


119
15 TREECABLE creatable ☓
(8.5 seconds)
117 – 25 CELEBRATE 129
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