Episode 3780

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Episode 3780 was broadcast on 24 September 2004, as part of Series 52.

Robert Harris played David Coster, with Robert Harris winning 99 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Simpson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Robert Harris Score David Coster Others Max.
1 EOUDRTDIX OUTRIDE 7 – 0 TOURED 7
2 PREHLORAN ORPHAN 13 – 6 PLANER ALPHORN* 14
3 CTDEIUVIB DEBUT 18 – 11 CUTIE BIDET*, CEBID*, CITED*, CIVET, CUBED*, CUBIT*, DEBIT, DUCTI*, DUVET*, EDICT*, EVICT, IVIED*, TUBED*, VIBED* 19
4 EGSONDAMS MADNESS 25 – 18 DAMSONS DAEMONS, DESMANS*, DOSAGES*, MANGOES*, MASONED*, NOSEMAS* 26
5 100 9 2 4 4 6 → 337 337
4 × 100 − (6 ÷ 2 + 4) × 9
35 – 18 340


36
TTT GOOLYDIK The study of children, perhaps. Oh, I'm just teasing. KIDOLOGY
6 PFOAWRETI PROFIT 41 – 18 WATER FOREPAW*, WIRETAP* 43
7 DSCNUEQLI DUNCES 47 – 18 INCLUDES, NUCLIDES*, UNSLICED 51
8 TGASFOILT FLOATS 53 – 24 FLOATS GALIOTS*, GLOTTIS*, SALOTTI* 58
9 AEOSPKDRA SPARKED 60 – 24 PARKED PARKADES 66
10 50 10 8 2 8 7 → 511 511
50 × 10 + 8 + 2 + 8 − 7
70 – 34 511
50 × 10 + 8 + 2 + 8 − 7


76
TTT BESTCOLA It always gets in your way as a matter of course. OBSTACLE
11 EUOTHNCSR COUNTERS 78 – 42 COUNTERS CHORTENS*, CHUNTERS, CONSTRUE*, NOTCHERS*, RECOUNTS*, SOUTHERN*, TOUCHERS, TROUNCES* 84
12 TYNAREGAM MAGNATE 85 – 42 MAGNET MAGNETAR* 91
13 BSPEOANML MOPANES 92 – 42 BLAMES NEOPLASM, PLEONASM* 99
14 50 5 4 5 10 7 → 431 433
(5 + 4) × 50 − 10 − 7
99 – 42 433 ☓

CV: 431 = (50 − 7) × 10 + 5 − 4

109
15 BOOMWALLS 99 – 42 LAMBSWOOL 119
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