Episode 3740

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Episode 3740 was broadcast on 13 July 2004, as part of Series 52.

Ian Laird played Neil Pallister, with Ian Laird winning 99 – 84. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian Laird Score Neil Pallister Others Max.
1 RDLSOIUIE DELIRIOUS 18 – 0 SOLDIER 18
2 PZFAETNIM FAMINE 24 – 6 INMATE PIEMAN*, PINETA*, PITMAN*, PITMEN*, TAIMEN* 24
3 CDGROEALE CLEARED 31 – 13 DECLARE AEROGEL*, CORDAGE, CREEDAL*, REGALED* 31
4 BYSUORTIA ABORTS 37 – 19 BISTRO BISTOURY*, OBITUARY* 39
5 25 9 1 6 4 8 → 564 37 – 24 556
(9 + 8 + 4 + 1) × 25 + 6

CV: 564 = (6 × 25 − 9) × 4

49
TTT SIDSCUTE Reductions in playing staff from the butcher. SIDECUTS
6 NPMUETOLA AMULET 43 – 30 AMOUNT PULMONATE 67
7 CHWSIOATE WITCHES 50 – 37 WATCHES ACHIOTES* 75
8 RSGIEDNAM SANDIER 50 – 45 DREAMING GRADINES*, MARGINED, READINGS, SMEARING 83
9 JTDEAERSA SEATED 50 – 52 DEAREST AERATED*, AERATES*, DERATES 90
10 50 8 4 10 5 6 → 427 427
(50 − 8) × 10 + 5 − 4 + 6
60 – 62 427
(50 + 4) × 8 − 5


100
TTT CROATIAN Why not treat yourself to a big mac? RAINCOAT
11 IOEPCTDFU DEPICT 66 – 68 POETIC COPIED*, COUPED*, FOETID*, FUCOID, POUTED* 106
12 MKNEILREI MILKIER 73 – 68 relink ☓ KREMLIN 113
13 NSTOAOBLE STABLE 79 – 74 TABLES NOTABLES 121
14 100 4 7 3 1 5 → 717 717
(100 + 3 × 7) − 4
89 – 84 717
7 × 100 + 4 × 3 + 5


131
15 NOSPICIER PRECISION
(16.75 seconds)
99 – 84 141
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