Episode 3835

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Episode 3835 was broadcast on 10 December 2004, and was the second quarter-final of Series 52.

David Thirlwall played Jack Welsby, with Jack Welsby winning 93 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rick Wakeman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The maximum score available from the number games was just 17 points, the joint lowest under the 15-round format, along with Episode 3404.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Thirlwall Score Jack Welsby Others Max.
1 EOICGSFYR corgies ☓ 0 – 6 CORGIS COSIER*, FOGEYS*, FOGIES, FORCES*, FORGES*, FOYERS*, FRESCO*, GOFERS*, GRIEFS*, ORGIES* 6
2 PKEUNBVIG PUKING 6 – 12 PUKING GUINEP* 12
3 AUERTMSLN MATURES 6 – 20 NEUTRALS MENSTRUAL 30
4 ZTOEDLUID DILUTED 13 – 27 DILUTED DELTOID* 37
5 1 3 7 7 100 50 → 965 963
(7 + 3 − 1) × (100 + 7)
20 – 34 967
(100 + 1) × (7 + 3) − 50 + 7

CV: 967 Best: 964 = (50 × 3 + 1) × 7 − 100 + 7

44
TTT YUMFLIES EMULSIFY
6 CHEATWIRO WATCHER 27 – 41 WATCHER ACHIOTE*, CHARIOT, EROTICA, HARICOT, THERIAC*, WOTCHER* 51
7 AIEGTMSPF AGEIST 27 – 48 MAGPIES GAMIEST*, PASTIME*, SIGMATE* 58
8 NSOELXAID OXIDES 27 – 55 DOLINES SILOXANE* 66
9 UEAMDRBTI TIMBER 27 – 62 MATURED DRUMBEAT 74
10 1 1 2 9 2 3 → 580 180 27 – 62 243

CV: 216 Best: 243 = 9 × 3 × (2 + 1) × (2 + 1)

74
TTT INOTNICE NICOTINE
11 EIESNWRTD WINTERED 35 – 70 INSERTED NERDIEST*, RESIDENT, SINTERED*, TRENDIES*, WEIRDEST, WIDENERS* 82
12 NTIOHNEAR THINNER 42 – 77 ENATION ANOINTER 90
13 EAUJSNPSR PARSES 48 – 83 SPARES JASPER, PARENS*, PAREUS*, PAUSES, PRUNES, PURSES*, SPARSE* 96
14 1 9 10 8 3 2 → 824 824
((9 + 1) × 10 + 3) × 8
58 – 93 824
((9 + 1) × 10 + 3) × 8


106
15 AUNTSADEE 58 – 93 NAUSEATED 116
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