Episode 3739

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Episode 3739 was broadcast on 12 July 2004, as part of Series 52.

Ian Laird played Taz Poole, with Ian Laird winning 81 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian Laird Score Taz Poole Others Max.
1 SPTOEOLUA POOTLES 7 – 0 TOUSLE APOSTLE, OUTSOLE*, PELOTAS*, PULSATE*, TUPELOS* 7
2 RVIESMODA ADMIRES 14 – 7 ADVISOR AVOIDERS 15
3 GNCEIORTH TORCHING 22 – 7 THRICE HECTORING 33
4 FBIQUISLA ALIBIS 28 – 13 QUAILS FIBULAS, SILIQUA* 40
5 100 8 4 7 1 4 → 921 924 28 – 20 923
(8 + 1) × 100 + 4 × 4 + 7

CV: 921 = (100 + 7 + 4 + 4) × 8 + 1

50
TTT NINECARS CRANNIES
6 DMEORNCEI REMIND 34 – 26 MINCED DOMINEER*, MEDIOCRE 58
7 TSYAEORDE DESTROY 41 – 33 DESTROY STOREYED 66
8 PNMIUTLES LUMPIEST 49 – 33 PINTLES TUMPLINES 84
9 RGXAEICOT CAGIER 55 – 33 exciter ☓ EROTICA, EXACTOR*, EXOTICA, GOATIER* 91
10 100 1 6 3 10 6 → 847 846
(10 − 1) × 100 − (6 + 3) × 6
62 – 40 848
(100 + 6) × (6 + 3 − 1)

CV: 847 = (100 − 6) × (6 + 3) + 1

101
TTT COPSRAID SPORADIC
11 DRFAEALMS FRAMED 62 – 47 ALARMED FARDELS*, FLAMERS, MEDLARS* 108
12 PTWEANHOI PIANO 67 – 52 THINE PHAETON, PHONATE 115
13 BRUECDILS BRUISED 74 – 59 SCRIBED BUILDERS, REBUILDS 123
14 75 3 10 5 6 7 → 789 788
(75 + 3) × 10 + 6 − 5 + 7
81 – 66 788
10 × 75 + 7 × 5 + 3

CV: 789 = (75 + 7 − 3) × 10 − (6 − 5)

133
15 HEADGIRLN 81 – 66 HERALDING 143
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