Episode 3688

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Episode 3688 was broadcast on 22 April 2004, as part of Series 51.

Nik Von Uexkull played Helen Waterston, with Nik Von Uexkull winning 71 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent. A Richard Whiteley anecdote from this episode was repeated during Episode 4473.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nik Von Uexkull Score Helen Waterson Others Max.
1 SPVUOERLN PROVEN 0 – 7 VELOURS OVERPLUS* 8
2 TCSIAMELS CLIMATES 8 – 7 CALMEST CASTEISM*, CLEMATIS, SCALIEST 16
3 GXAITPEON TAPING 14 – 13 TAXING PINOTAGE 24
4 DRTAECHOB CHARTED 21 – 20 CHARTED BROACHED*, CHORDATE 32
5 100 1 9 10 7 5 → 790 790
7 × 100 + 9 × 10
31 – 30 790
7 × 100 + 9 × 10


42
TTT CABSLOPE PLACEBOS
6 SLFIOUYDI FLUIDS 37 – 36 FLUIDS SOLIDIFY 50
7 TMPNOAOAT ATOM 37 – 42 TAMPON OTTOMAN* 57
8 GRCEODRAS SCARRED 44 – 49 RECORDS ADORERS*, CADGERS*, CARDERS*, CARGOES*, COARSER*, CODGERS, CORDAGE, CORSAGE*, DROSERA*, GRADERS*, GROCERS*, REGARDS* 64
9 WNEATRIES SWEATIER 52 – 49 WINTERS RESINATE, TRAINEES, WEARIEST* 72
10 75 4 2 8 8 6 → 977 52 – 49 989

CV: 976/978 Best: 976 = (75 − 8 − 6) × 8 × 2

79
TTT GIVENMOR REMOVING
11 LCHQIOUDE COILED 58 – 49 chique ☓ CLIQUE, CLOQUE*, COLDIE*, DOCILE, DOUCHE*, LOUCHE, QUICHE 85
12 DLKAEFSIG FLAKED 64 – 49 LAKES GADFLIES 93
13 RNUEMSAIR SEMINAR 71 – 49 RAINS ANEURISM, MARINERS, MURRAINS* 101
14 75 3 2 10 2 1 → 616 609 71 – 56 611
(3 × 2 + 2) × 75 + 10 + 1

CV: 616 = (75 + 2) × (10 − 2)

111
15 PURESEEDS 71 – 66 SUPERSEDE
(1.75 seconds)
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