Episode 3647

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Episode 3647 was broadcast on 18 February 2004, as part of Series 51.

John Hayward played Tony Bridge, with John Hayward winning 71 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eric Knowles, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Hayward Score Tony Bridge Others Max.
1 RPKOEUSNT outspoken ☓ 0 – 6 POKERS UPSTROKE* 8
2 LRSCDEAIA CLEARS 6 – 12 SCALED CALDERAS, RADICALS, RADICLES*, SALARIED*, SIDALCEA* 16
3 MTFIEOIDS FOISTED 13 – 19 FOISTED MODIFIES 24
4 HRNLYEOAO HERON 18 – 24 LOONY HOOLEY*, HOORAY*, LARNEY*, LOANER*, NEARLY 30
5 75 8 4 9 8 2 → 988 18 – 31 991
(4 + 9) × 75 + 2 × 8

CV: 988 = (8 ÷ 8 + 75) × (4 + 9)

40
TTT SKATESIR ASTERISK
6 CRTGMEAIE METRIC 24 – 31 marriage ☓ EMIGRATE* 48
7 BPSIOELDI BOILED 30 – 31 lopside ☓ BIOPSIED* 56
8 WMNTROEAO MENTOR 36 – 31 roadmen ☓ ANTEROOM* 64
9 SCDAOILPA PLACID 42 – 31 SPOIL APSIDAL*, ASOCIAL, PLACOID, SPACIAL* 71
10 50 9 7 1 3 8 → 239 240
(8 − 3) × 50 − 9 − 1
49 – 38 240
(8 − 3) × 50 − 9 − 1

CV: 239 = (50 + 8) × (3 + 1) + 7

81
TTT GULLHOPE PLUGHOLE
11 VTRUEAGHE HEATER 55 – 44 HEATER AETHER*, ARGUTE*, GATHER, GREAVE*, HEAVER, HEREAT*, REHEAT*, VAGUER* 87
12 NFMOAIASI amonias ☓ 55 – 50 MANIAS ANOSMIA*, MAFIOSI 94
13 XNCEUITDA UNITED 61 – 56 UNITED INEXACT*, TUNICAE*, UNTAXED* 101
14 100 25 50 1 10 2 → 108 108
100 + 10 − 2
71 – 66 108
100 + 10 − 2


111
15 LINGERLUG underling ☓
(2.25 seconds)
71 – 66 GRUELLING 121
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