Episode 3709

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Episode 3709 was broadcast on 26 May 2004, as part of Series 51.

Celia Rogers played Ben Walden, with Ben Walden winning 103 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Keith Barron, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Celia Rogers Score Ben Walden Others Max.
1 RWNTOIOSE WINTERS 7 – 7 TORSION SNOOTIER 8
2 IEORLCBDA BRIDAL 7 – 14 CORDIAL CABRIOLE*, CALIBRED* 16
3 NPJTIAEGS TEASING 14 – 21 JESTING EASTING*, GENISTA*, INGESTA, PANTIES*, PASTING*, SAPIENT, SEATING, SPAEING*, TAGINES*, TAJINES* 23
4 LHDMAIAES DISMAL 14 – 29 MALADIES HEADSAIL* 31
5 75 6 3 10 7 5 → 125 125
5 × 10 + 75
24 – 39 125
5 × 10 + 75


41
TTT IMERANDY DAIRYMEN
6 CMZRIOETO CRIME 24 – 45 METRIC MOTORIZE 49
7 PDRFEIUDI fuddier ☓ 24 – 53 PURIFIED 57
8 EORSELNGO LONGER 30 – 59 LONGER LOOSENER 65
9 VCNLEOASN CLONES 30 – 66 ALCOVES ANCONES*, COEVALS*, NOVENAS* 72
10 50 8 10 7 5 5 → 826 30 – 66 828 ☓

CV: 826 = (50 + 5) × (10 + 5) + 8 − 7

82
TTT OVALSETS SOLVATES
11 PTRBUAIED UPBRAID 37 – 73 PARTIED BRUITED*, DIPTERA*, PIRATED, TRIBADE*, UPRATED* 89
12 MKHRLUEAT LATHER 37 – 80 THERMAL HUMERAL*, MUKHTAR* 96
13 CGSTEAENP PASTE 37 – 86 ESCAPE ENCAGES*, NEGATES*, NEPETAS*, PANTECS*, PECTENS*, PENATES*, SEPTAGE*, TENACES 103
14 7 1 7 4 8 9 → 162 37 – 93 161
(4 − 1) × 7 × 8 − 7

CV: 162 = (4 × 8 − 9) × 7 + 1

113
15 NINEDIGGS 37 – 103 DESIGNING
(6.5 seconds)
123
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