Episode 3726

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Episode 3726 was broadcast on 23 June 2004, and was the first semi-final of Series 51.

Richard Pay played Stewart Holden, with Stewart Holden winning 93 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Michael Aspel, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Pay Score Stewart Holden Others Max.
1 RTNEIOLGA RELATING 8 – 8 REGIONAL ALERTING*, ALTERING*, GELATION*, GERANIOL*, INTEGRAL*, LEGATION*, ORIENTAL*, RELATION*, TANGLIER*, TRIANGLE*, TRIGONAL 8
2 UEIBVSTAE VIBES 8 – 16 BEAUTIES 16
3 PDSIOUNRA diapson ☓ 8 – 24 DINOSAUR PADRINOS*, PONIARDS* 24
4 OAECLMSTO CALMEST 15 – 31 COOLEST COMATOSE* 32
5 25 75 9 2 10 10 → 560 556
25 × 2 × 10 + 75 − 10 − 9
22 – 31 570

CV: 560 = (75 − 10) × 9 − 25

42
TTT HEALPIGS A carpet with its own tobacco mountain. SHAGPILE
6 EAORQHNLP ORPHAN 28 – 37 PHENOL ALPHORN 49
7 DSTEOIRCF DIRECTS 35 – 44 STEROID CORDITE, CREDITS*, CROFTED*, DEFROST, EDITORS*, FOISTED*, FORTIES*, FROSTED, SORTIED*, STORIED*, TRIODES* 56
8 EOAMYGLTS gelatos ☓ 35 – 44 gelatos ☓ AMYLOSE*, LEGATOS, MALTOSE*, MOTLEYS* 63
9 DTRIOESNU OUTRIDES 43 – 52 ROUTINES INTRUDES, NURDIEST*, OUTSIDER, ROUNDEST*, ROUTINED*, TONSURED*, UNSORTED* 71
10 75 5 7 9 3 8 → 705 705
9 × 75 + 3 × 5 + 8 + 7
53 – 62 705
(7 + 3) × 75 − 9 × 5


81
TTT MALEBATS Tell someone off rather sheepishly. LAMBASTE
11 WLPAEIBRE wireable ☓ 53 – 68 WARBLE BEWAILER, WIPEABLE 89
12 IAECDMTNI medicant ☓ 53 – 76 INDICATE ACTINIDE*, CTENIDIA* 97
13 SKMEUIHDR SMIRKED 60 – 83 SMIRKED DUIKERS*, DUSKIER*, HUSKIER, MUSHIER*, MUSKIER, SHIRKED 104
14 50 7 3 4 3 6 → 972 60 – 83 971 ☓

CV: 972 = 3 × 6 × (50 + 4)

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15 COSYVISIT 60 – 93 VISCOSITY
(1.25 seconds)
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