Episode 3825

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Episode 3825 was broadcast on 26 November 2004, as part of Series 52.

Judith Armstrong played Alex Lacey, with Judith Armstrong winning 86 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Daniel O'Donnell, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Judith Armstrong Score Alex Lacey Others Max.
1 DLPEOERTA LEOTARD 7 – 7 LEOTARD OPERATED, PALTERED* 8
2 CMUEGDOSC COME 7 – 13 SMUDGE CODECS*, CUMECS*, ESCUDO*, MOUSED*, ODEUMS* 14
3 MRCEEOTSK ROCKETS 14 – 20 METEORS CERMETS*, EMOTERS*, MOCKERS*, REMOTES*, RESTOCK, STOCKER* 21
4 NIGEIMCAS IMAGINES 22 – 28 IMAGINES 29
5 75 7 10 1 5 8 → 284 283
75 × (5 − 1) − 10 − 7
29 – 35 283
75 × (5 − 1) − 10 − 7

CV: 284 = 5 × 7 × 10 − 75 + 8 + 1

39
TTT SUNSCOOP Small amounts of potage, perhaps? SOUPCONS
6 TMLIAUQRO QUILT 29 – 41 RITUAL ALIQUOT, TURMOIL* 46
7 YSWAEANML ALWAYS 35 – 47 SEAMAN SEAMANLY 54
8 UOATVZIDS DAVITS 41 – 47 VISTA AUDITS*, AVOIDS, DIVOTS*, STUDIO 60
9 TRNEOEPHS SHORTEN 48 – 54 OPENERS HETEROS*, HORNETS*, PENTOSE*, POSTERN*, POTHEEN, PRESENT*, PRONEST*, REOPENS*, REPENTS, SERPENT*, STROPHE*, THEREON*, THORPES*, THRONES* 67
10 7 6 2 10 3 100 → 465 470 48 – 61 462
(7 − 3) × 100 + 6 × 10 + 2

CV: 465 = (100 − 7) × (3 + 2)

77
TTT DEARPORT The eyes have it – especially when sad. TEARDROP
11 NGDAIOBRU BOARDING 56 – 61 AGROUND 85
12 SADPOITLO ADOPTS 62 – 67 PILOTS PLASTID*, TOPSAIL*, TOPSOIL 92
13 PNREIARBN PANNIER 69 – 74 PANNIER 99
14 75 1 9 3 2 8 → 861 858
(75 + 3) × (9 + 2)
76 – 74

Best: 861 = (75 + 3 + 1) × (9 + 2) − 8

109
15 GREEKWINS SKEWERING
(9 seconds)
86 – 74 119
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