Episode 3729

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Episode 3729 was broadcast on 28 June 2004, as part of Series 52.

David Thirlwall played Martin McGuinness, with David Thirlwall winning 96 – 89. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Thirlwall Score Martin McGuinness Others Max.
1 IEIMNPTAD PAINTED 7 – 7 PAINTED DIAMINE*, INTIMAE*, MEDIANT, TIMPANI* 7
2 ECSROEBLN COBLES 7 – 14 CREOLES BOREENS*, CLONERS*, CORBELS*, CORNELS*, CRENELS*, ENCLOSE, ENCORES*, ENROBES, OBSCENE* 14
3 OESKRDOMA MASKED 13 – 20 MOROSE DARKSOME 22
4 EITHSAETR HEARTIEST 31 – 38 HEARTIEST EARTHIEST, HESITATER 40
5 25 75 7 8 3 6 → 322 321
(75 + 25) × 3 + 6 + 8 + 7
38 – 38

CV: 322 = 25 × (7 + 6) − 3

50
TTT MOTORERS RESTROOM
6 ALWPOECLI PILLOW 44 – 44 POLICE CALLIOPE 58
7 EOSDTGENI SEEDING 51 – 44 EGOIST EGESTION*, INGESTED* 66
8 UTSLFAIRS FLIRTS 57 – 50 FAULTS FISTULAR, FISTULAS* 74
9 OIAMDYSCT MASTOID 64 – 50 MASCOT DYSTOCIA*, TOADYISM* 82
10 100 8 9 4 2 2 → 342 342 ☓ 64 – 60 342
4 × 100 − (9 − 2) × 8 − 2


92
TTT DIENIFTY IDENTIFY
11 UAEPLVRDA PALAVER 71 – 67 PALAVER RADULAE* 99
12 ETZBAIPHM BATHE 76 – 72 BAIZE BAPTIZE 106
13 NCREAUSFD CAUSED 76 – 79 DANCERS FURNACES, SURFACED* 114
14 100 10 10 8 9 3 → 969 969
100 × 10 − 3 × 10 + 8 − 9
86 – 89 969
100 × 10 − 3 × 10 + 8 − 9


124
15 SLIGHTWIN WHISTLING
(2.5 seconds)
96 – 89 134
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