Episode 3656

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Episode 3656 was broadcast on 2 March 2004, as part of Series 51.

Stewart Holden played Anna Briggs, with Stewart Holden winning 137 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Holden's score of 137 was, at the time, the 2nd highest score of all time. To this day, it is the 5th highest score in the old 15-round format and equal 6th highest of all time.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stewart Holden Score Anna Briggs Others Max.
1 IOUEPDLGO POOLED 6 – 0 glooped ☓ EUPLOID* 7
2 IUESCNKDA SNACKED 13 – 7 CANDIES DECANIS*, DICKENS*, DUCKIES*, INCASED*, INCUDES*, INCUSED*, INDUCES, SNICKED, UNASKED*, UNCASED* 14
3 UIETRNMBR TURBINE 20 – 7 NUMBER BITUMEN, RUNTIER*, TERBIUM*, TRIBUNE 21
4 PHTRAUEIL HAULIER 27 – 14 PHILTRE HARELIP*, LUTHIER* 28
5 75 25 6 8 1 3 → 798 798
(75 + 25) × 8 − 6 ÷ 3
37 – 24 798
(75 + 25) × 8 − 3 + 1


38
TTT ROBESITY SOBRIETY
6 MWSNFAEOC CAMEOS 43 – 24 FACES CANOES, COWMAN, COWMEN*, MASCON*, NOSEMA*, OCEANS 44
7 STLTIOELD TOILETS 50 – 24 LITTLE DOLLIES, DOTTLES*, LITOTES*, SLITTED*, SLOTTED*, STILLED*, STILTED 51
8 AIOYPRSGE SOAPIER 57 – 24 GRAPES PORGIES 58
9 IOAMNTCRE MANTICORE 75 – 24 MINCER CREMATION 76
10 100 6 2 1 3 5 → 273 273
(100 − 6 − 2 − 1) × 3
85 – 34 273
(100 − 6 − 2 − 1) × 3


86
TTT DRIPGORE PORRIDGE
11 OAEVNHBRD HANDOVER 93 – 34 hoved ☓ OVERHAND 94
12 LSPZMOEUS PLUMES 99 – 40 MUSSEL PLUMOSE 101
13 EIEGFDNTA DEFEATING 117 – 58 DEFEATING 119
14 75 100 1 2 5 7 → 106 106
100 + 5 + 1
127 – 68 106
100 + 7 − 1


129
15 LUNATICME CULMINATE
(4.5 seconds)
137 – 68 139
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