Episode 3834

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Episode 3834 was broadcast on 9 December 2004, and was the first quarter-final of Series 52.

Rita Willmott played Paul Gallen, with Paul Gallen winning 92 – 61. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rick Wakeman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rita Willmott Score Paul Gallen Others Max.
1 OEASRKLNB BONKERS 7 – 7 LOANERS BANKERS, BLANKER*, BONSELA*, BORANES*, BRANLES*, RANKLES, SNORKEL*, SOLEBAR* 7
2 TSFEIEPCO COPIES 13 – 13 POETIC PICOTEES 15
3 EAETDXRIG exrated ☓ 13 – 13 retaxed ☓ GAITERED 23
4 VRNOEOCMT COVEN 13 – 20 CORONET CONVERT 30
5 100 1 7 10 5 5 → 757 757
(100 + 1) × 7 + 5 × 10
23 – 30 757
(100 + 1) × 7 + 5 × 10


40
TTT GUTSNIFF STUFFING
6 SPWIEUNLD SPINDLE 30 – 37 SPINDLE LUPINES*, SPLINED*, SWINDLE*, UNIPEDS 47
7 AIULMJPIA PALM 34 – 41 PALM IMPALA 53
8 TRSEOADMN STOREMAN 34 – 59 TRANSOMED 71
9 OEIFBGHSM fights ☓ 34 – 65 EGOISM BEFOGS*, BIOMES*, BOGIES, FOGIES*, GOBIES*, HOMIES* 77
10 50 1 7 10 5 4 → 843 842
(10 + 7) × 50 − (5 + 4 − 1)
41 – 72 844
(10 + 7) × 50 − 5 − 1

CV: 844

84
TTT WASRATED EASTWARD
11 EIUTWRDTL DILUTER 48 – 79 DILUTER TWIRLED 91
12 SNREUASYG NURSES 54 – 85 GRASSY ARGUSES*, GANSEYS*, GAYNESS*, GURNEYS*, NURSEYS*, SAUGERS*, SERANGS*, SUNRAYS 98
13 IEIARTBCN CABINET 61 – 92 CABINET CARBINE, CERTAIN*, CITRINE*, INCITER, INERTIA*, NERITIC*, TACRINE* 105
14 100 7 8 10 1 10 → 348 61 – 92

CV: 346 Best: 348 = (10 × (10 − 7) + 1) × 8 + 100

115
15 TOTALCORN 61 – 92 CONTRALTO 125
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