Episode 3630

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Episode 3630 was broadcast on 26 January 2004, as part of Series 51.

Eric Wright played Jonathan De Souza, with Eric Wright winning 123 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Esther Rantzen, and the lexicographer was Alison Heard.

123 is one of the highest scores ever recorded by a player who did not go on to reach the finals, second only to Frank Mulvey's 133.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Eric Wright Score Jonathan De Souza Others Max.
1 TPLSOEIWU outlies ☓ 0 – 6 PISTOL WIPEOUTS* 8
2 EAHRODITE EARTHED 7 – 6 TIRADE HEADIER*, HEADTIE*, HEARTED 15
3 NMRFOAITO FORMATION 25 – 6 RATION 33
4 EISYELIEC ICILY 30 – 11 SLICE LYCEES* 39
5 50 3 7 1 4 10 → 551 551
(10 + 1) × 50 + 4 − 3
40 – 21 551
(7 + 4) × 50 + 1


49
TTT BULLYELF BELLYFUL
6 AEINRDOMI ORDAIN 46 – 27 RANDOM MERIDIAN 57
7 GPSVAEIBR PRAISE 52 – 33 GRAPES GRAVIES*, PARVISE* 64
8 UOTEONDME MOUNTED 59 – 33 DEMOTE DEMOUNT*, DUOTONE*, OUTDONE 71
9 CLDTUOAES OSCULATED 77 – 33 SLATED 89
10 5 6 5 4 1 8 → 428 424
(8 − 1) × 6 × (5 + 5) + 4
84 – 33

CV: 428 = (5 + 4) × 6 × 8 − (5 − 1)

99
TTT EATENCOD ANECDOTE
11 RZNPOAUHA APRON 89 – 38 APRON ANAPHOR* 106
12 SMERAETGI EMIGRATES 107 – 56 EMIGRATES 124
13 LCXNUAOID UNLOAD 113 – 56 CLOUD DULCIAN*, INOCULA*, NODICAL* 131
14 4 3 4 10 7 6 → 172 173 113 – 66 172
(10 × 4 + 3) × 4


141
15 NAGVICTOR CAVORTING
(21 seconds)
123 – 66 151
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